'90s Stereo Plug Interchanges

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'90s Stereo Plug Interchanges

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Surely these plugs were not specific to Peugeot 405 and early BX models?

Any other marques identical? I'm trying to find an on-the-shelf ISO (to this) adaptor locally.

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Post by pug_owner2002 »

Adam,

Just had quick peek on the net and found this. http://www.icebuyer.co.uk/peugeot-605-2 ... 12218.html or one of the ebay ones
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Peugeot-405-1987- ... 3a5ec2405b

Can't see any other makes listed.
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Hello Simon, I too had seen the UK derived articles (seem to be "Connects2" brand). The Fleabay site you link to, is one of the cheaper for shipping.

It's just that I was hoping it might interchange with a better-known marque (in terms of the Australian car scene). It's amazing that things have taken so long to become even half-standardised!

Regards, Adam.
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Post by spider »

Most of the 80 and 90's cars (exceptions being Ford / GM, and even they were not quite 100% the same) had their own layout for wiring it seems.

ISO adaptors are readily available for most cars, so you can plug that in and the other end has a standard ISO connector,

Qorse case you can cut that plug off (on the adaptor!) and manually wire it, the old fashioned way.

Some will need (on the adaptor!) the red / yellow swapping as these control permanent / ignition feeds.
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Post by addo »

Adaptor showed up today - thanks to Simon for the supplier hint. :D Fits fine; seems better quality than the Aldi stereo harness. :lol:

Most of the time, I like the glorious note of this car. The radio is just for longer trips or traffic reports in drivetime broadcasts.
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Thats good news!
Glad to have been able to help.

Simon.
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The worst (funniest) part is the Aldi head unit pushing low grade Alfa speakers through 20 year old wiring, actually sounds distinctly better than the Sony in my Xantia. :roll:
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addo wrote:The worst (funniest) part is the Aldi head unit pushing low grade Alfa speakers through 20 year old wiring, actually sounds distinctly better than the Sony in my Xantia. :roll:
oops

Although I guess its new, I thought about degradation of wiring but you say you're using the old wiring. I guess audio components do degrade with time..