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And here's them photos of the NOS Frankfurt in my dash. This calls for a drive to work today to play with reception on the LW ans SW bands!
Very cool! Do you know what year of Frankfurt that is? If I had to guess I'd say '69 or so. Somewhere down the road I'll send you a pic of my Stuttgart - but installing the stereo is somewhere around task number 31,024,586 right now.

So did you use the factory speaker mount point? What size of speaker?

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And here's them photos of the NOS Frankfurt in my dash. This calls for a drive to work today to play with reception on the LW ans SW bands!
install came out great.

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Very cool! Do you know what year of Frankfurt that is? If I had to guess I'd say '69 or so. Somewhere down the road I'll send you a pic of my Stuttgart - but installing the stereo is somewhere around task number 31,024,586 right now.

So did you use the factory speaker mount point? What size of speaker?

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Hi Jason. Oddly, there was no sticker on the side of the unit. I'd guess +/- '69, too!

Yeah, I used the factory speaker mount in the dash. I didn't use the correct speaker size; I used a little-bit-smaller 25+ year old Kenwood speaker, just 'cuz that was what I had on hand. I may pop for the proper sized speaker...maybe not. Radio is operational just because I was installing the darn thing, and making it actually work was very little extra effort.

Also, I was bored with the factory blanking plate, and I like a period accessory or two... and IMO nothing beats a period stereo, expecially a Euro AM/FM/SW/LW !

Would love to see a pic of your Stuttgart when you have the time.

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install came out great.
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ON/OFF on adapter chord

Your diagram is very helpful, but I don't understand the ON/OFF wiring on the Mono diagram. Is the ON/OFF a switch that needs to be wired in. What does ON/OFF do? I noticed that the radio tuner doesn't work when the chord is connected to the radio. Is there a way of connecting and disconneting the chord with a wired in switch, so the radio tuner will function without pulling out the chord connector and plugging in the plastic jumper on the back of the radio?
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Do you know if the faceplates can be purchased separately? I also have a Frankfurt that I'd like to put in my Super but I don't like it's faceplace.

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I've purchased a faceplate set from here:
Classic Autoradio Station - radio-faceplates

I would up polishing up my faceplate, and just using their chrome surround.

The on/off line on the din plug I believe is for switching the remotely fitted tape deck on and off with the radio - not for switching the radio on and off.
For switching between line in and radio without unplugging/plugging in the cable, this shoudl work for you:
Classic Autoradio Station - cable for CD/MP3/Ipod with switch

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