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Getting a 2003 Saturn Vue on Monday should I try to install the deck myself?

Old 08-21-2009, 04:41 PM
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Getting a 2003 Saturn Vue on Monday should I try to install the deck myself?

we are getting another car a 2003 Saturn Vue on Monday or Tuesday should I try to install the deck myself or pay futureshop to do it? I Installed it myself on my 97 Dodge Caravan but not the best.

Does anyone know if I would or might have any troubles installing it?
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Old 08-21-2009, 04:43 PM
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Also would any of yous know how much Futureshop would charge me total after harness and ant plug and cage and install?
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yes, if you can get the factory radio out, it should be easy from there. Just make sure you buy the right wire harness and dash kit
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yes, if you can get the factory radio out, it should be easy from there. Just make sure you buy the right wire harness and dash kit
is there any tricky tricks on getting the plastic around the stereo off I think in our old van there where a couple screws and clips.;
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The good ol pull and look trick.
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Just get a Metra dash kit, follow the instructions included with the kit.
Don't get a wire harness, you wond need one, you'll see why when you get the radio out.
Also, you won't need an antenna adapter.

FutureShop will charge you in around $100-250 (parts and labour) depending on the deck your putting in.

If you can read instructions, you shouldn't have any problems.
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Old 08-22-2009, 07:47 AM
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Just get a Metra dash kit, follow the instructions included with the kit.
Don't get a wire harness, you wond need one, you'll see why when you get the radio out.
Also, you won't need an antenna adapter.

FutureShop will charge you in around $100-250 (parts and labour) depending on the deck your putting in.

If you can read instructions, you shouldn't have any problems.
No harness?

Its a Sony CD Deck does that matter?
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Just get a Metra dash kit, follow the instructions included with the kit.
Don't get a wire harness, you wond need one, you'll see why when you get the radio out.
Also, you won't need an antenna adapter.

FutureShop will charge you in around $100-250 (parts and labour) depending on the deck your putting in.

If you can read instructions, you shouldn't have any problems.
Where can I buy a Metra dash Kit?
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45$ for the install, 15 for the ant, 15 for harness, and depending on the car... not sure about this one but for the kit your looking at around 20 25$

soo around 90 100$
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No harness?

Its a Sony CD Deck does that matter?
You'll see when you get the stock deck out.
The deck you're putting in doesnt matter.


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Where can I buy a Metra dash Kit?
You could use any kit you get your hands on, I just like the instructions in the metra kits.


There is no need to buy an antenna adapter
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