Getting to them is a bit difficult, but we've seen far worse. Part Number: 10352018 Option Code: U1P. Now I continue to write those vehicle profiles, other web features, product descriptions, and Crutchfield catalog articles. The next step up, especially if you've installed a high-powered system with a big sub in the trunk, is to install in the front doors and trunk lid. Verdict The Pontiac Grand Prix plays in one of the most hotly contested segments in the car world and when marked down offers some value. Our Crutchfield Advisors can help figure out what you need to get the job done, but we usually recommend taking your car and new gear to a professional installer. It's very easy to reach and remove, and a healthy number of same-size aftermarket replacement speakers are available for this location.
And if you install a new subwoofer, you'll also need to install an to power it, as well. Once you've removed the panel, you'll need to gently pry them out and disconnect them. With some speakers, you'll have to cut out the back of the plastic cup or mounting bracket in this location to accommodate your new speakers, but that's not hard at all. But to further improve the sound quality, consider installing a for your speakers. Designed in the 1960s by chopping off two cylinders from its 5. The good news is that Crutchfield will give you a steep discount on the price of the adapter when you buy it along with your receiver. Check out our for details.
Once inside, however, one finds that the rear seat lacks leg- and headroom. Front side airbags and side curtain airbags, which are standard in most other vehicles of its type, are optional in the 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix. Here are some of the ways Crutchfield can help. I began as a freelance contributor, using their vehicle research to write articles explaining how to install audio gear in specific vehicles. Some are designed to work with same-brand receivers only, but others come with a composite video connector and will work with almost any video receiver.
When you , our database will choose the adapter you need to make your factory controls work with your new receiver. That will let you bypass the factory amp and get the best sound from your music. You'll need to purchase a wiring adapter to keep those factory warning chimes working it also provides all the power and speaker connections. The 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix was last substantially revised for the 2004 model year, with greatly improved handling and performance, along with a sleeker outside appearance that did away with the much-maligned ribbed body cladding along the lower portion of the doors. Other options are bundled in groups. We always recommend as a secure and easy solution.
Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver, panel tool, small flat-blade screwdriver Steering wheel audio controls It's relatively easy to retain the steering wheel audio controls when you install a new stereo in your Grand Prix. The factory amp sends bass and treble through separate sets of wires to these rear deck speakers, so if you replace them, you'll have two options for getting full-range sound to your new speakers: 1 bypass the factory amp; or 2 replace it with an aftermarket amp. A wiring harness is not available, so you'll need to make your connections by either soldering the wires or using. Please contact the seller with any questions or concerns you may have about this radio. In 2004 it received a makeover with a sleeker outside appearance that did away with the much-maligned ribbed body cladding along the lower portion of the doors. Rear-view camera The Grand Prix isn't a large car in the traditional sense, but it's not always fun to wrestle with in a crowded parking lot.
The Aux Input is a snap to operate. The disassembly process is the same, regardless of which system you're working with. Things went so well that they brought me in as a fulltime writer and eventually made me an editor. While the woofers are mounted in the door, the tweeters are mounted in the door panel. Remember to test the receiver to make sure everything's working correctly before you put it all back together. Of all the sellers on eBay, we are one of the few that can fully bench test each of our units.
Automotive wiring in a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics. Those especially concerned about occupant safety should steer away from the Grand Prix, though. Last week, however, it decided to stop working again. Overview of the Pontiac Grand Prix Looking for a comfortable, sweet-handling sedan with swoopy styling and plenty of power? Security Installing a security system in your Grand Prix isn't easy security systems rarely are , but it's less complicated than it could be. If you're looking for a way to improve your vision and safety, we offer from Kenwood, Alpine, Sony, Pioneer, and more. Use to find the gear that will fit your Grand Prix. Safety Dual front airbags, OnStar emergency services, and tire-pressure monitoring are standard across the Grand Prix lineup.
Let's just say I know some pretty cool stuff that'll help you install your car or marine audio system. That will hold some pretty massive subwoofer boxes, so let your imagination run wild. It's not hard work, but you'll want to block out some time. Drilling a few holes isn't difficult for the average home handyperson, but you are drilling holes in your car, so you'll want to be careful when you're doing this. Front-seat space is good, but the plastic-filled interior has the look of melted air-traffic-control consoles and screams cheapness. That said, if the Grand Prix still sounds appealing, you should be able to get a very good deal on the last models.
Stability control is not available on the base Grand Prix. These sportier attributes include firmer suspension tuning, a slightly louder exhaust, and seats with more side bolstering. Secure the speaker with the factory screws, test it out, then re-install the grille. Don't skip over the next 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix that you see. When installing a new stereo, you'll need to connect the new stereo's wires to the adapter's wires. If not, how would I hook up an amp? It can be put into a fully functioning test mode for 10 minutes at a time but will need to be taken to a dealer for permanent pairing. Add an amplifier for better sound When you replace the Grand Prix's factory radio, you'll continue to use the factory amplifier in your audio system, and that's fine.
You'll have to remove the back of the rear seat and the rear deck panel, so there's some work involved. Always verify all wires, wire colors and diagrams before applying any information found here to your 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix. You'll need to remove four Phillips screws securing the climate control unit, then four more Phillips screws securing the factory radio. Serously, that's the only difference. This engine is far smoother, more sonorous, and more refined.