Ownership Verified: Miami Weiß - My 1989 Chevrolet Corvette C4

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Yeah, it is, but ... I've put some more magnets underneath the cover!
Curious.... Could make a copy of your front plate and make it a sticker from vinyl wrap material? Or does that fall under "don't duplicate your license plate" laws?
 

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Sticker plates exist, but are very complicated to get allowed iirc. I've only ever seen them on Ferraris and the like.
 

Mitchi

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Yeah, a sticker plate would be cool but that's so tough to get. And since I have the possibility to actually mount the plate with screws on my car, that's a massive nope from the town I live in.
 

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Thinking of putting the trusty Kienzle in the 'vette sooner or later, but so far I‘ll be sticking with the original radio. Would this change be rad or un-rad?



Sadly, the original radio makes some high-pitched noises (not the alternator) that won‘t go away. Also, the antenna is broken (did I ever mention this?) but I got the original replacement part for it from the previous owner. It's quite a pita to change it, but I'll do it soon. I doubt the noise will go away with the new antenna; I don't think that's the culprit.

Going with a single din-slot radio means buying something like this, which would probably end up looking like this but hopefully a little less bling and fitting more snugly into the dashboard. I think the Kienzle will visually fit into the interior of the car.
 

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Personally, I'd look into options to either fix and keep the original radio or get another original radio.

I just feel that the Kienzle feels too modern or too European for Corvette's interior. Also, I love when cars are all-original, down to the radio. Besides, I wouldn't care too much about a radio in a car with a 5.7 L V8.

However, I get that the connectivity options the Kienzle has make life much simpler. I guess it all goes down to how much music you'd listen in your car and how you'd listen to it.
 

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Perhaps you can find a replacement radio from a later car with a CD changer and then wire in a Bluetooth dongle?
 
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