I only did it since I have some daily commutes that take an hour each way. The mp3 cds get old quickly and I hated having to change radio stations as they lose signal. Otherwise I completely agree with you on paying for radio.
2007 Sky Redline
GMPP Stage 2, GMPP Cold Air Intake
Sequential Tail Lights, WindRestrictor
Fender Lights, JPM Console and Sun Visors
DDMWorks Race Backbone and Pro-Beam
Auto-Dimming Mirror, 6k HID Headlights
Viper Remote Start / Alarm
Did a search on this but didn't find a definitive answer...
My '07 wasn't equiped with the XM module (which I think I read is located in the truck area). My radio of course still has the CAT button and is supposed to be XM compatible. All I'm missing is the XM Receiver.
Does anyone know if a plug & play module was created for those of us who didn't get the option? I'm looking to use the OnStar antenna and hopefully keep the setup as stock as possible.
I had both antennas removed from my car.
I use the application Pandora radio on my iphone ,its free and no goofy dj.
2008 silver pearl redline
GM passenger cab tonneau
Opel GT taillights
Opel GT wheel caps
Opel GT foormats
Opel GT grill
Opel GT waterfall
On Ebay from time to time there are XM Roady type receivers, and you can get the small magnet type antenna for each car PLUS put an antenna in your house THEN the Roady transmits the signal through any radio, you set the frequency on the Roady and match it on your radio dial, and you are good to go, easy to move from car to car with the cigarette lighter power cord....this way you only pay one monthly fee for XM and have flexibility to use in your total fleet and home as well....just my $.02
I called up today (9/3/09) to cancel my XM as there was going to be NO WAY I would pay full price. They offered me the $77 deal again. I told them
"I STILL wanted to cancel" because they now want 2.99 extra for the online radio I used to get for free. They then said they would offer me a credit for my next years online service. So you can STILL get online for FREE!
we got it 6/28/08!
Chili-pepper Redline 5 speed
Black leather/black top
Monsoon, XM, spoiler, 8" shorty,
custom brake lite, highway blaster
Need some technical help...installing a new factory radio in my SKY...it has XM...I know about the harness on the left. That is for the regular stations and it goes to monsoon, speakers, etc...there is a second harness...it is for the XM..but where does that go to...I do have the metal box in the back and the wiring...another question, do I have to change the shark fin. I have 2 coax cables going into 1. I know it is for On Star...but do I need another harness going into the shark fin for XM also?
I know about the codes that have to be installed.
Last edited by marlboromike; 09-03-2009 at 10:53 PM.
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