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Old 02-07-2003, 05:46 PM   #1
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I'm trying to remove and replace the radio in my 89. I took off the wood trim, removed front two screws. whats left to get it out of there?
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hey got anymore ideas? already tryed that earlier.
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This may sound like a "cop out" but I left it to the professionals...

10 mins and about $20 dollars or so, after buying the head unit and speakers and taking a look at how the original stereo was to come out....I figured the money was well spent. No chance of breaking anything else....

But that'* just me...

My 2 cents...sorry.

Enjoy the new deck tho. By the way, did you get new speakers too? The Delco'* in the back are nice on our particular cars, but the fronts could be upgraded.

Good luck
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You have forgotton the "secret" retaining clip under the middle front of the radio. It'* been a while since my 89, but I remember the little spring-loaded clip in the middle of the bottom front edge of the radio. You have to hold it in with your finger while you pull the radio forward.
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I'd forgotten about that. I had an older Grand Am like that.
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Hey thanks for all of your help. Turns out the problem was the plastic trim piece on top of the radio(where the two screws come out). I had the screws out but it was still getting hung up. I had a buddy hold a screwdriver on each side and the stereo pulled right out. thanks again
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mad props to JR for callin that one... wtg
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