Could anyone recommend/comment on purchasing satellite radio for an 05 TC?
I have read that 06 models have the ability to connect an IPod to the stereo.
I'm not a stereo expert so wondered if that could be done w/an 05.
Any help would be swell.
I personally wouldnt opt for the dealer one. I would try and get it aftermarket, it might be cheaper...the dealer wants way to much for the antenna thing a ma bob. IMO i just stick to the radio and cd's/mp3s it's cheaper.
I just purchased the OEM Sirius kit for my 2006 tC. Has anyone performed the installation themselves? If so, any tips or words of caution? Is this a DIY, or something best left to a pro installer? Thanks for any advice.
If you're interested in XM Satellite Radio on your 05, we still have a few of the Specials. You get the XM Tuner from Toyota and Free Activation and FREE Service for one year when you purchase the Tuner. Here's the link.
^^^ Free service for a year is a good deal - saves you $150 on the spot...
As far as install goes - there is no rocket science behind it, get the install manual and go by the book if you don't feel comfortable improvising. I did several XM installs myself - if you do it by the book it takes couple of hours, but there is a way to mount both the receiver and the antenna under the dash - this makes the install cleaner and takes way less time since you don't have to pull off the front seat, half of the car's interior panels and the rear bumper. Sirius might be different, though - I think they mount the antenna on top of the windshield, and it makes it even less clean than XM install...
I picked up Sirius (sorry, Stern does really rule!). I used a portable mount as I like to have the Sirius in the house or in another car depending on travel habits. Not as clean of an install per se, but worth it for portability!!
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