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I just purchased a 2009 Ram 2500 with the RAQ radio and factory Uconnect phone. Does anyone know how to integrate an iPod into this setup?

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I am wondering the same, i just bought the same truck as well. sound quality etc. Thinking of swapping for the ref witch has the aux port built right into the deck
 

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There is actually one option. Go to the Apple ipod store and get one of the FM mini broadcast gadgets. They snap onto the bottom of the ipod and broadcast to an unused FM station on any radio near by.
 

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There is actually one option. Go to the Apple ipod store and get one of the FM mini broadcast gadgets. They snap onto the bottom of the ipod and broadcast to an unused FM station on any radio near by.
WRONG! There are several options & yours happens to be the least quality.:stirpot:
 

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WRONG! There are several options & yours happens to be the least quality.:stirpot:
Sort of depends on what you want to do and how much YOU want to spend. For around 50 dollars you can get an FM modulator or for around 200 dollars you can get an Ipod connection cable that might or might not work with your unit. Your choice!:banghead:
 

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Sort of depends on what you want to do and how much YOU want to spend. For around 50 dollars you can get an FM modulator or for around 200 dollars you can get an Ipod connection cable that might or might not work with your unit. Your choice!:banghead:
You can get the iPAC for $79 shipped to your door & have great sound quality w/no distortion/interferance.
 

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I just installed the Isimple piece which is the newest replacement for the ipac piece.. works great with my REC radio ! and like LFD2037 said you can buy it for about 80 bucks .. theres no way i'd spend 50 on an FMOD piece when you can buy a direct cable for about 80...

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Like noted- several options. Seems like the Ipac uses the Uconnect port for it's access. The other model uses the Sirius port. I used the ipac and it works well. I have the ipod cable & an aux cable coming out by the carpet.

Note- turn up the volume level adjusters to full. Keeps you from having to turn up/down the master volume when swithcing between ipod input & receiver.
 

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I've been wondering about adding the set up to my truck I have a '07 SL with the factory am fm cd set up will these items work on my stereo , I don't have the sirus. Just wondering is all any help appreciated.

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I went with the iPAC.

Have to say I'm pleased with it. It works great. Had to disconnect my Sirius, but my rear seat DVD player is still functional. Wish I could use my steering wheel buttons to control the iPod, but can't. The iPAC does charge my iPod however, so there's no worries about the battery running out on road trips.
 

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I went with the iPAC.

Have to say I'm pleased with it. It works great. Had to disconnect my Sirius, but my rear seat DVD player is still functional. Wish I could use my steering wheel buttons to control the iPod, but can't. The iPAC does charge my iPod however, so there's no worries about the battery running out on road trips.
What model did you put on?
I have the 6 cd head unit. I pac isn't supposed to work on the single cd unit.
My ipac uses the u-connect port. Sirius works fine. I tested the ipod functions with my daughters nano. I recall having full control and titles. :confused013:
 

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I went with the iPAC.

Have to say I'm pleased with it. It works great. Had to disconnect my Sirius, but my rear seat DVD player is still functional. Wish I could use my steering wheel buttons to control the iPod, but can't. The iPAC does charge my iPod however, so there's no worries about the battery running out on road trips.
I agree w/Dad. My Sirius works, so do my steering controls & I can see songs/titles. 6 disc w/out Nav.
 

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With the purchase of my new Ram 3500, I had them throw in the iPOD integration. Here it is a week later and they're telling me Chrysler has discontinued the Sirius/UConnect iPOD hardware because of issues. Additionally, when I asked if they could do an after market part, they said it would void my radio/nav/Sat Radio warranty. How's that work exactly if Dodge installs an after market?

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Tell them to give you the $ that it would have cost & go get the iPAC. It's a better unit anyways. OR, take your truck back & return if for failure to comply to contractual agreements:hehe::hehe:!:rof
 

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What model did you put on?
I have the 6 cd head unit. I pac isn't supposed to work on the single cd unit.
My ipac uses the u-connect port. Sirius works fine. I tested the ipod functions with my daughters nano. I recall having full control and titles. :confused013:
Sorry...dug up my invoice. This is what I'm running with:

CHRY04-AUX/S-POD

CHRY04-AUX/S-POD iPod Adapter for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge Vehicles iPod Car Pros

I have the RAQ six-disc unit. I had to pay extra for a 5V cable that would charge my iPod. This was the only solution I came up with that would allow me to keep my rear seat DVD player functional.

Initially, I tried to install the thing myself until I realized that I had to disconnect my Sirius in order to use it. Plus I didn't want to attempt to splice into the factory wiring to get 12V power to the 5V converter for charging the iPod. I took the whole darn thing into a car audio specialist store in Corpus Christi and paid them 50 bucks to do it for me.

It works great, but my steering wheel buttons do nothing for me. I have to pick up the iPod and shuffle through the menu to pick out what I want. I'm happy with it though. I had it installed in the small cubby hole just beneath the radio.

Only complaint is that the customer service at the place I bought it from kinda sucked I thought. The first unit they sent me didn't work. I had to pay for return shipping before they would send me a new one.
 
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