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Cool New stereo head unit

The original stereo in my car was awful. Sound was bad and only two AM stations. Went to a big box store and they said because MB uses fibre optics, it would cost $1,000 only for the wiring! Did research here and went to a small shop who quoted $80 for install plus some wiring. Got the JVC KD-R860BT which allows blue tooth for phone and music, plus it has a CD player for my old jazz stuff. Total cost $287 CDN. The sound quality is awesome! The mike for the phone is well concealed and works really well, so I have been told! Also discovered my car has two rear speakers behind the seats!

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Go back to big box store and say 'guess you lost this sale'!
Now if it was a R171 with MOST ring, then yes, they would be close but on the very high side
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Take a look here. The system is kind of special but not fiber optic.
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