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MY 2001 INSIGHT CAME WITH THE FACTORY CASSETTE RADIO.
WORKS OK BUT I WANTED A CD PLAYER LIKE THE '04 , 5 & 6 CAME WITH .

I WANTED A FACTORY UNIT BECAUSE OF THE EASE OF WIRING & MOUNTING , JUST PLUG & PLAY
SO I BOUGHT ONE FOR 10 BUCKS ON E-BAY , IT CAME FROM A 20's SOMETHING CIVIC .

TROUBLE WAS , THE BEZEL WAS THE WRONG SIZE & SHAPE FOR THE HOLE IN MY INSIGHT .
NO PROBLEM ! I MOUNTED IT IN THE VISE ON MY MILLING MACHINE AND STARTED CARVING AWAY .

I PUT MASKING TAPE OVER THE CD SLOT TO KEEP THE CHIPS OUT OF THE CD SLOT
AND KEPT A VACUUM ON IT .

A FEW CAREFUL MEASUREMENTS TOLD ME WHAT TO CUT AWAY TO ACHIEVE
THE SAME SIZE BEZEL AS THE STOCK RADIO . IT IS RIGHT TO THE THOUSANDTH OF AN INCH .

I ALSO HAD TO RELOCATE THE HOLES IN THE SIDE MOUNTING BRACKETS BY A HALF INCH
FOR THE DEPTH TO COME OUT CORRECT .

THE NEW UNIT SOUNDS GREAT AND I AM HAPPY WITH THE WAY THE SURGERY WORKED OUT .
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I MENTION THAT IN THE FIRST SENTENCE .
MY FIRST INSIGHT WAS AN '05 AND THE CD PART DIDN'T WORK .

THE FEW THAT I FOUND WERE A LOT MORE THAN 10 BUCKS .
BESIDES , I LIKE DOING THE WORK . THAT's WHY I HAVE A MACHINE SHOP .
 
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