Melanie Seibert's 2002 VW Golf TDI

Pioneer XM Satellite Radio installation

By

Matt Holliday

Matt Holliday was one of Crutchfield's ace car enthusiasts for several years. He brought a lifetime of knowledge and experience to our team. He has since left the company to join the family business and pursue other interests.

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Items installed:
  • Pioneer GEX-FM903XM FM-Modulated XM Digital Satellite Tuner

Why did you decide to put satellite radio in your car?
Commercial-free music and unmatched variety.

Why did you choose these products?
They were compatible with my factory radio.

What was the most difficult part of the installation?
Running the wires from the FM modulator to the control/display.

What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
Maybe an aftermarket head unit with built-in XM controls.

2002 VW Golf TDI
2002 VW Golf TDI


Pioneer GEX-FM903XM
The display/controller module is mounted just above the factory radio.


Antenna
Roof-mount antenna.

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