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Vintage car radio

Car radio went dead. had good power. replaced the speaker and now a very weak signal. any ideas?

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  • ri67ch Jul 28, 2008

    (1967 GTO)

  • ri67ch Jul 28, 2008

    No its just a basic system that came on the car.

  • ri67ch Jul 28, 2008

    I might want to add that the radio and speaker I installed worked prior to installation..

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Do you have amplified speakers?



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Dr don is wack jack.yo sound gon be flat like flap jacks.rather call the ratpack.and ask them to have a cats back... Yeah I said

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Find a local authorized GM radio repair station in your area, or write Doctor don' an email and describe issue, he may be able to help, he is really sharp on GM sound systems.

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    yadayada Jul 28, 2008

    Have you emailed doctor don??



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