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Installing A BCD996T In A 1998 Kia Sportage

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Jun 2, 2005
Belpre, Ohio
I Was Wondering If Anyone Has Done So Or Could Perhaps Give Me Some Advise

On How To Wire It Up For My Kia Sportage I Am Having To Use My Universal Cig. Adapter

Instead Of The One That Come With The Radio For Some Reason it Does Not Want To Power it Up But It Powers Up The Universal Just Fine Any Help Will Be Taken In Full Contex

Thank You



Jun 13, 2006
Athens, Ga
I have the power...

I have sucessfully connected a couple of different ways to my '02 sportage. I only use power directly off the battery terminals. I do run the wires behind the fender, then through the door, frequently checking the wires for wear. It works well on 10m, and 20m. My antennas area mouned on the luggage racks.
At Radio Shack, you could probably find the correct wire to plug your radio into the battery direct, but its it neccisary? By the way, any weird car noises on VHF/UHF? I think my computer whines in and out (it wanders around) on most radios.
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