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How to install aftermarket radio in 2001 Audi TT Coupe:
The various parts include:
Alpine CDA-9820XM from www.hookedontronics.com ($228.00)
Metra 70-1787 wiring harness from www.lafayetteradio.com ($15.95)
Metra 99-9100 face plate from www.lafayetteradio.com ($10.95)
Metra 40-VW10 Antenna Adaptor (non-amplified) from www.lafayetteradio.com ($7.50)
Metra 40-VW53 amplified Antenna Adaptor (replaced 40-VW10) from Fry's Electronics - needed for AM reception ($14.99)
AI XM-2SAA XM Roof mount antenna from Fry's Electronics ($27.00) similar to Terk XMicro2
Alpine KCA-121B Male Right Angle Ai-Net to Female RCA Cable from Best Buy ($24.99)
Alpine KCA-420i iPod interface: http://www.crutchfield.com/S-4hsGQ0gVQV6/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=227550&I=500KCA420I
Other sources of information:
KrusTTy how-to: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1346967.phtml
xlr8d how-to: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1203497.phtml

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Alpine connections
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Metra 70-1787 harness
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Metra 99-9100 face plate
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Metra 40-VW53 amplified Antenna Adaptor
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Antenna adaptor 40-VW10 (does not support AM radio!)
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Alpine KCA-121B Male Right Angle Ai-Net to Female RCA Cable
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Alpine KCA-420i iPod interface
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Metra harness soldered to Alpine harness
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XM radio antenna
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Connections on back of unit
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KCA-121B (for AUX) connected
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The AUX input has RCA connectors (I replaced this with the iPod adaptor KCA-420i).
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XM radio antenna connection
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Rear speakers connection test fit
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Front speakers connection test fit
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Metra 40-VW10 Antenna Adaptor test fit
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Audi radio removal tools ready
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Audi Concert head unit
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Insert removal tools
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Both removal tools inserted
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Pull out radio
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Radio removed
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Disconnect harness from radio
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Red connection will not be re-used
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Metra harness plugged in to factory harness
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Antenna connection
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Back of radio - ready for final test connections
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Test is successful - the radio works!
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XM antenna location on dash
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Alpine AUX connected to RCA-Mini plug
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Ground loop isolator connected to front speakers gets rid of annoying "pop" when selecting source
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This mess has to push down into dash.
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Mounting sleeve must insert into dash
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Thread cables through the mounting sleeve
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Front panel snaps in (surround was later removed)
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Face plate installed
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