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added OEM satellite module and antenna.

I found the module and the antenna from a 2008 Versa SL, harvested the parts and the wiring, then I made my own connections from the radio to the module in the trunk and replaced the antenna base with the new one.

Works very well.
That is why I went with the AM/FM/XM/Nav radio from a Cube. All in one package, and no major wiring needed!
 
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That is why I went with the AM/FM/XM/Nav radio from a Cube. All in one package, and no major wiring needed!
Yes, that’s even better!
I never ever found that nav system, but maybe in the future…who knows!
The wiring was not too bad actually, it just takes time to feed it through :)
Replacing the antenna was the easiest part, I was happy to find out that the main feeder wire was the same I already had!
If you are using XM/Sirius, how many channels are you getting?
 

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For XM, I have the mid tier package on both of my cars. Don't need the sports channels, or Stern, so couldn't really justify the top tier package.
Bonus is that with the mid tier, I can also use the XM app. So I use that while at work.

As for the Nav radio,,,, Car-part! Sentra or Cube would work best! The hardest part to find would be the radio bezel. Need one from a car that had an Ipod or Nav.
I found mine on car-part as well
 
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For XM, I have the mid tier package on both of my cars. Don't need the sports channels, or Stern, so couldn't really justify the top tier package.
Bonus is that with the mid tier, I can also use the XM app. So I use that while at work.

As for the Nav radio,,,, Car-part! Sentra or Cube would work best! The hardest part to find would be the radio bezel. Need one from a car that had an Ipod or Nav.
I found mine on car-part as well
sorry, what I meant was how many channels does your XM get. I was told up to 235 because of bandwidth limitations. To get everything you need a SiriusXM radio.
Wondering if it was the same for you.
 

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I noticed that you have a longer antenna mast on your versa, did it improve coverage? I have the short stock one.
It does help in fringe areas. Also great for spotting the car in a parking lot.
BTW, it came off of a Mazda, or VW Bug. Don't remember as I was looking at a few masts at the time.
 
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LEDs looking sharp!
Yesterday oil change 199010km

Interior shot:biggrinjester:
SO i know this is completely unrelated. I am sorry for budding in but i am literally brand new to this site and i am haviing a hell of a time trying to get a straight definitive answer on what do to next to fix this issue




So I have a 2009 Nissan Versa and i atempted to install a new battery which is a simple job but apprently this battery was the oppsite as far as what side the positive an dnegative were on and now i have npoe pwoer and no nothin worling or even comingo on, on my dash, radio too,
If anyone can please school me and tell whay i should do please. I would appreciate it more than you will know.gi and please forgive me for jumping on this convo like that

i mean the car only has 131000 miles and it doesnt even have a scratch and its now just sitting and collectibg dust.
 

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replaced coolant with brand new blue OEM.
I filled it a little bit over time but overall it was the original one I I had when I bought the car with 60k miles, I guess it was never changed.

it was about time..... next month I'll do brake pads and fluid to have them all replaced over a 5 month window overall (I started with AT in May, will end with brake fluid in October).
 

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Here is a quick photo drop of what I did over the last 2 and half days to the old girl.

Insulated all doors a bit better while replacing OEM speakers with JBL Club 6520 6.5"
Automotive tire Hood Road surface Asphalt Automotive exterior


Replaced factory head unit (cd broken since purchase so only am/fm).
Also not visable is the interior antenna for the Wilson Cell Booster. It's behind the bezel beside the temperature knob.

Blue Vehicle Car Automotive design Radio


Disconnected OEM trunk light and wired in 2 eagle eye LEDS. Can now see in the trunk.
Also insulated under the carpet and spare tire.
Automotive lighting Hood Grille Trunk Car


Ignore the discusting state of the interior. It's been cleaned up now.
Added the additional 12V output with USB charger. Still need to hardware the Wilson Cell Booster power. Booster is mounted under passenger seat.
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Not visible in any pictures is the windshield washer modifications. Check valve was clogged up so replaced it with a higher flow and added a redirect valve and extra hosing wrapped around the upper rad hose. This lets me heat the fluid during the winter and turn the valve to bypass the heating during the summer
 

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very nice!!

I might add some insulation inside the doors this coming spring
One thing I would do if redoing mine would be to add some proper peel and stick insulation on the inside of the doors behind the speakers.
I am pretty surprised at the amount of insulation in these cars from factory. Given the insulation could be better. I found insulation under the carpet, in the doors (as shown in the pic), under the dash, firewall, and under the trunk panels.
The car is noticeably quieter now. Just need to get rid of those awful studded tires.
 
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