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Alpine AA18HALO9

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mdwatson, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. Feb 8, 2019 at 5:43 AM
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    Mdwatson

    Mdwatson [OP] New Member

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    Hello new member I have a 2018 Tundra looking to upgrade radio so as to have Apple play and have fallen in love with the Halo by Alpine. Radio dealer wants $1600 for radio installed I can but for half price but am concerned about installing and wiring has anyone done that?
     
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  2. Feb 8, 2019 at 6:23 AM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome
     
  3. Feb 8, 2019 at 7:38 AM
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    Danimal86

    Danimal86 What's a Dickfir?

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    You may want to rethink the Halo. From what I've seen the screen resolution looks like crap.

    Just go to a regular audio shop if you aren't comfortable installing it yourself. No need to go to the stealership.

    And welcome.
     
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  4. Feb 8, 2019 at 7:46 AM
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    831Tun

    831Tun crazy Bastrd

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    Welcome Mike.
     
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  5. Feb 8, 2019 at 8:06 AM
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    Trooper2

    Trooper2 Premium Lone Star Member

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    Welcome from TX.

    If available from Crutchfield, they have great customer service, and can recommend / provide needed parts, harnesses, dash kits, etc....
     
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  6. Feb 8, 2019 at 8:44 AM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 RÖCKIN' N RÖLLIN' WITH MY TÜNDRA CRÜE

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  7. Feb 8, 2019 at 8:53 AM
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    Westside_cook

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    How much if any elecrical and mechanical experience you got? Or what part makes you uneasy about the install?
     
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  8. Feb 8, 2019 at 9:01 AM
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    Black Tundra TRD

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    Im hopeful of the remote possibility that once the new OEM HU drops with these features this year the aftermarket will quickly support swaps and use in current vehicles.
     
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  9. Feb 8, 2019 at 10:23 AM
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    fisherman951

    fisherman951 Just here for the comments

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    The halo definitely looks BA but like mentioned before resolution sucks. It has car play but not wireless like they where promoting at first! Has tons of features but to enable them u need a different module for everything u want to add so that means $$. If ur just in it for the looks of it and the audio part then it’s a hell of a unit. Done forget it doesn’t have a cd or dvd slot either
     
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  10. Feb 8, 2019 at 3:36 PM
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    Prostar 190

    Prostar 190 White is sooooo Slow!!! MGM RULES!

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    Welcome from Ohio.
     
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  11. Feb 8, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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    TheBeast

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    yeah the resolution sucks. wait for an updated model.
     
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  12. Feb 8, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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    Jrharvey02

    Jrharvey02 Meh.

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    I’d steer away from wireless CarPlay until they can iron out the bugs. I’ve got a hardwired Apple CarPlay system and it’s finicky sometimes (software related finicky-ness) and would assume the complaints about wireless are valid. The sound quality is also night and day between when my phone is playing music hardwired versus wirelessly thru Bluetooth.
     
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  13. Feb 9, 2019 at 4:37 AM
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    Larmand

    Larmand Im 100% correct, part of the time! TTC #145

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    Welcome to the party!!
     
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  14. Feb 9, 2019 at 4:45 AM
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    Rtrott01

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    Ive got the flagship Pioneer 8400 with wireless Carplay and its great.
     
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  15. Feb 9, 2019 at 2:36 PM
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    OR18TRD

    OR18TRD Pândâ Crëw

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    Welcome fellow enthusiast :hattip:
     
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  16. Feb 9, 2019 at 5:55 PM
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    :wave: Hiya and welcome from SoCalif!!!
     
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