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How to install a CD player in a 1988 ford escort?

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September 12, 2005 1:44AM

buy the football shaped (ROUND) dash adaptor to put in after market radio ON THE SIDES OF THE FACTORY RADIO THERE ARE TWO HOLES ON EITHER SIDE YOU NEED A WIRE COAT HANGER CUT THE HANGER I HALF THEN BEND THE TWO HALVES INTO HORSESHOE SHAPES THEN POKE THE HORSESHOE TOOL IN TO THE HOLES YOU SHOULD FEEL IT HIT THE CATCH ON THE RADIO PUSH JUST A LITTLE MORE ABRACADABRA THE RADIO IS RELEASED DO THAT TO BOTH SIDES AND PULL OUT THE RADIO SLOWLY (LEAVE THE WIRE HANGER TOOLS IN THE HOLES UNTILL RADIO IS PULLED CLEAR BE CARIFUL ABOUT THE HEATER CONTROLLS IT IS EASYIST TO DISSCONNECT THE CABLE BY TH FLOORBOARD IF YOU TWEEK THAT PART HOT WIIL BE COLD AND VISE A VIRSA GOOD LUCK AMRL101@SBCGLOBAL.NET SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS LOCK i didnt realize it was on