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Old 11-22-2015, 07:42 PM
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My daughter has an 03 ram with the radio controls on the steering wheel. I want to replace the radio with an aftermarket so she can use her bluetooth. Can any one tell me if there is an adaptor I can buy or a certain type radio that will allow here to keep the steering wheel controls ?
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Old 01-02-2016, 07:44 PM
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I like alpine units, clean, functional, and they rock. I'm sure you can talk to a rep about interfacing with wheel controls
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Old 05-21-2016, 12:36 AM
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I haven't heard such adapters. I will recommend you pioneer stereo. I guess that can fulfill your needs
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Old 05-21-2016, 04:59 PM
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I have a Pioneer HU and use Axxess (sp?) to integrate the steering wheel controls. Works great.
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Old 06-19-2018, 02:57 PM
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I like Alpine much better than Pioneer. But if you're set on using steering wheel controls, you need to buy the head unit that works with that. I personally would just rather use the radio itself.

Also, can't you put in a double-DIN radio into that RAM? I thought Dodge and Chrysler products make it fairly easy to put aftermarket radios in them. Ford has all proprietary sizes so you can't change them unless you want to make a new hole in the dash.
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Old 06-19-2018, 09:14 PM
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I put a alpine double din radio blue tooth with steering wheel control in my 03 dodge.
I got it from crutchfield Canada.( go on the site and look it is a very good site plus it tell you what you need (all the parts)
CDE-W235BT is my model number
CDE-W265BT is the replacement model

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Old 06-20-2018, 08:15 AM
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I put a alpine double din radio blue tooth with steering wheel control in my 03 dodge.
I got it from crutchfield Canada.( go on the site and look it is a very good site plus it tell you what you need (all the parts)
CDE-W235BT is my model number
CDE-W265BT is the replacement model
I like Crutchfield. Great phone support. And they have often included the important wiring harnesses and radio installation kits making things much easier.
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