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Hidden radios???

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Just wondering if you guys have any clever ideas on hiding radios/stereos other than the glove-box? Keen on seeing pix if poss. Mines going in a HG pano, but any cards are good for ideas

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Why don't you have the original factory radio converted..? You can have AM, FM, Aux input, USB and Bluetooth and the radio looks exactly the same in the dash.

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He might not have an original (uncut dash/blankoff plate) that he wants to maintain.
You could mount under passenger seat, or beneath dash, on a fabbed bracket set back toward the firewall

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Bryan

Someone on hear got a new radio with Bluetooth and USB that looks old school type
I just can’t remember who 🤔
I’m thinking member Quick 64

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I've got a Retrosound with am fm, Bluetooth,usb,handafree calling. It's expensive but because it's mounted in the dash using a factory facia & reproduction knobs & works a treat & looks the goods too.

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I've been looking at doing the same thing in an FB, I have the plate over the hole as a radio was never fitted, and was looking at somewhere else besides the glove box. I was toying with the idea of having a "swing away" type set up, so the radio disappears up under the dash (there's a ton of room there, unlike the HG).
A million years ago, my bro had a HG panel van, and had a radio-cassette and a CB mounted up high in the roof, as there is plenty of room up there.

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"If your car has quarter vents, a diff at the back, and was available with wind-down windows, you may talk to me.
Otherwise I am not interested. Amen."

Thanx for the input...as it's a Belmont I'm going for the basic bare bones belmont look...I'm probably going to us a remote unit mounted under the seat...I love the idea of a drop down unit from under the dash...I'm sure I'll work something into it...just searching for ideas

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Sixty Eight

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How about the antenna...if you really want the no radio look you would also not have a visible antenna ?

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Andrew

Someone on hear a while ago said they had a sticker across the rear screen that blend into the heater bars on the rear screen and work well ?

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"just my 2cents worth"

"were going to need a bigger shed"
trippled75@yahoo.com.au
This will take You to" Old Holden sheds"
https://web.archive....

may have a look to educate myself....a Belmont would not have had a rear demister - I'm thinking?

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Andrew

I’m thinking Statesman and Prem
Not sure about the HZ SL Kingswood tho 🤔

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"were going to need a bigger shed"
trippled75@yahoo.com.au
This will take You to" Old Holden sheds"
https://web.archive....

I have a hidden antenna on my old Chev, it's basically a piece of insulated wire wound around the bumper brackets (hidden under the bumper), about 20 turns, connected to the centre of length of antenna lead (co-ax). The outside of the lead is earthed.

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"If your car has quarter vents, a diff at the back, and was available with wind-down windows, you may talk to me.
Otherwise I am not interested. Amen."

I would have thought that the bumper would act as a metal shield - there you go....seems there is plenty of hidden antennas available on line quite cheap that can be fitted under dash or seat etc so plenty of options...

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Andrew

Antenna not the problem...on my eh I had a pillar mount one off a datsun running under the car. worked well. I've also seen them in other places. Just trying to resolve the whole radio thingy as I would like to keep original one in the dash or non at all. least of my worries at the mo and wont stop me getting it on the road

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