I just installed a new Alpine stereo system In My '77 during the Xmas
Holidays. In order for the newer installations to work, I was required to
cut a freaking huge rectangular hole in my console. Rather than wreck an
original part, I removed the console cover and put it away in safe storage.
I then ordered a replica console cover ...(Ecklers, Corvette Central
etc)...then butchered away with a dremel tool till the new components fit.
You can't tell that the console was not original (except for the cd player
of course) and you still have the original console cover in case you want to
bring it back to original condition.
Hope that was of some help......Jim
JMC, unless you have some particular reason for wanting a GM radio, I'd
check out Custom Autosound. I installed one of their units in my '63 and it
fit right in. No muss - No fuss! Best of all, No cutting! Here's a link:
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