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1821-up Flying Sleigh
by Jon Paulette

Our profile of the 1821-up Flying Sleigh discusses what you need to know about replacing the stereo and speakers, and adding an amplifier, subs, or other stereo gear.

Pioneer's 2013 navigation receivers give you great sound, smartphone connectivity (including iPhone 5, with an adapter), and snappy, accurate navigation.

The top end of Alpine's 2013 CD receiver line gives you exciting features, like Bluetooth, App Direct mode, and the ability to tune your sound using your smartphone.

Pioneer's MIXTRAX technology analyzes your music library and creates transitions between songs, so you get a smooth mix in your dash wherever you go.

Double-DIN CD receivers keep things simple, yet still take advantage of your dash real estate. We hit the Crutchfield Labs to compare six of our most popular models.

Bill W. from Upland, CA, added a RetroSound Model One stereo to his 1964 Plymouth Belvedere, so now he can enjoy his favorite music from a thumb drive or MP3 player.

JVC's 2014 digital media receivers are great for everyone who uses their smartphone as their main source of music, and they work great with popular music apps.

Clarion's Intelligent VOICE software lets you talk in conversational English, and delivers relevant results quickly, thanks to incorporated Google Voice technology.

Apple CarPlay lets you use your iPhone more safely in the car by adapting familiar apps and icons for your compatible in-dash receiver.

The Sony MEX-XB100BT CD receiver includes a small hideaway amp that delivers 40 watts RMS per channel, which is double the power output of similar receivers.

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