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Car stereo installation guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new in-dash receiver in your car.

Car Stereo FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing car stereo equipment.

Car Stereo Glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

The automotive audio terms you'll need to know when you're shopping for aftermarket CD players, nav receivers, or digital media receivers for your car or truck.

2004-2008 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
by Charlie Pastorfield

The F-150 SuperCrew can haul the kids to school and haul an old TV to the recycling center--on the same trip. There's plenty of space for entertainment upgrades, too.

2002-2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Regular Cab
by Charlie Pastorfield

The regular cab Ram is a very nice pickup, but there factory stereos are a bit weak. Upgrading the audio system will bring quality sound to a great-looking truck.

2002-2004 Ford Explorer
by Matt Holliday

The Explorer is a classic example of the full-sized American SUV. Comfortable, capable, and luxurious, the Explorer makes a great home for a quality stereo system.

Ford must have had car audio fans in mind when they built this truck. The interior offers plenty of space, and the modular design makes installation surprisingly easy.

2004-2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
by Charlie Pastorfield

With the Wrangler Unlimited, there's room for a powerful new receiver, plenty of space for speakers, and a variety of interesting options if you want to add a sub.

The F-150 SuperCab gives you more room for family, pets, and audio upgrades. The interior is spacious, and the modular design takes the hassle out of installation.

Thee 2002-06 MINI Cooper is a great example of how much driving fun can fit into a small package. But if you care about sound, you'll want a better stereo system.

2003-2008 Toyota Corolla
by John Pollard

If you drive a Corolla and you're checking out your audio options, we've got good news. First, you bought a nice car. Second, you can install a great stereo system.

2002-2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab
by Charlie Pastorfield

The Ram Quad Cab is one of the most distinctive vehicles on the road today. The stock stereo isn't as cool, but there are lots of upgrades available for this truck.

2003-2006 Jeep Wrangler
by Charlie Pastorfield

Jeep Wrangers are more associated with rock climbing than rockin' car audio, but we can help you build a great-sounding system that's tough enough for the trail.

2005-2006 Nissan Altima
by John Pollard

With sharp styling and a slick engine, the 2005-06 Altima remains a popular choice for commuters and car lovers alike. A new stereo will make any drive more enjoyable.

The 2005-11 Toyota Tacoma DoubleCab is a rugged pickup with plenty of room for passengers and gear, not to mention a wide variety of audio upgrade possibilities.