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Anyone have a suggestion.

I will be buying one of these tomorrow.

I am thinking the Alpine. What do you think???

Any pics of the install?
 

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Well I have both so let me compare...The Alpine has a nicer screen IMO and it's better with glare but you have to do almost EVERYTHING using the touscreen, so no Lay's in the car. ;) It's also self dimming so you don't have to run a lead to the headlight switch. The Kenwood is just about as flush as you're going to get where the Alpine sticks out a bit (call it 3/8-1/2"). The button color on the Kenwood is red and IMO just looks better in the dash overall. The Kenwood (surprisingly) has stronger preouts but the Alpine sounds better. Both remotes suck ass and both allow direct menu control of dvds. I have pics of both of them, and my older 7015 that I can post up when I get home.

Basically if you're more concerned with looks than a SMALL difference in SQ go Kenwood.
If you want a bit better sound and a better screen go Alpine.
 

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Now i really don't know which one to go with....

Can you post a picture of each one installed.

I am concened with SQ / picture/ and the cosmetics.

I am leaning to the kenwood now, because of the color and flush mounting.
 

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Now i really don't know which one to go with....

Can you post a picture of each one installed.
I thin ki already said I would when I got home. :poke: ;)

I am concened with SQ / picture/ and the cosmetics.

I am leaning to the kenwood now, because of the color and flush mounting.
If you do a search in this forum you may even be able to find the pics of the Kenwood. The Alpine pics are in my thread in the Showroom.
 

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Interior looks pretty clean! Your cupholders look great! :thumbup: (Oh yeah the Alpine looks sweet too! Is the 3/8" or 1/2" that big a deal?)
 

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Thanks for the help QualitySound....


I went with the Alpine, but the shop that installed the radio couldn't find a Sirius tuner for the radio.:banghead:

I guess I will wait until I get to Cali to install the satellite radio..

As for the fitment, you were right as the deck sticks out of the dash by 1/2 ".
 
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