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I know this is home audio, but it's the closest I could find. I've had an FM transmitter to play MP3s, but now that's going on the fritz, so instead of buying a new one I figure I could pick up an aftermarket box and toss it in. Don't quote me on this, I BELIEVE the TJs (1999-2006 Wrangler) use a 1 1/2 DIN radio. Not sure. I was interested in marine radios because they're probably more durable (water resistant, shock resistant, etc), but its not a requirement - USB and/or AUX in is. Also red accents/lighting would be nice to match the paint, but I'd rather get a decent unit.

Anybody know good boat radios, or something that can handle the shock and abuse that comes with offroading?
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any after market radio will work fine.
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any after market radio will work fine.
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i am a huge fan of alpine myself you should take a look at crutchfield as they include everything you need for your specific vehicle for free usually.
    
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Pretty much any of the good aftermarket radios will be fine.You will need to get a adaptor kit for it.Try your local walmart and pick one up.They should should have the install kit too.
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Shock and abuse is only going to make any difference if you're playing CD's. If you're using a digital source (such as an mp3 player or flash drive), then it won't matter.

Any single DIN radio would fit fine with the right adapter. If you buy from sonicelectronix, they also have free wiring harness's and dash kits to fit your vehicle. And they're usually cheaper.

I usually go with a good Pioneer unit myself. My screenname has nothing to do with that, I pick them based off ease of use and they sound good.
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post #7 of 7
You are correct your jeep does use a din and half size radio. As mentioned above i would go with a good pioneer or alpine unit. Getting a marine unit such as a clarion isnt worth it.
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