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i have a mazda6 08 i got in september and was mad to find out it does not have an aux input and want to install one but worried once put together again things will rattle and make noises any suggestions on what i can do? and what kinda aux input i should buy i want to keep it cheap since it a small fix i want to do to the car!
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Welcome!

If you're looking into the aux input, google "auxmod" by sylflex. Great product.

If you're looking into an iPod connection, there are a number of brands that offer plug-in connections to the stock head unit. The pro to this, is that it'll charge your iPod at the same time if that's what you're after. The con, is that it usually works only for older iPods (not iPhones either iirc). There is the xcarlink that offers both but it's a bit pricier.

Just as long as you mount everything and remember to replace all the bolts nice and snug, it shouldn't be a problem with vibrations.


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Welcome!

If you're looking into the aux input, google "auxmod" by sylflex. Great product.

If you're looking into an iPod connection, there are a number of brands that offer plug-in connections to the stock head unit. The pro to this, is that it'll charge your iPod at the same time if that's what you're after. The con, is that it usually works only for older iPods (not iPhones either iirc). There is the xcarlink that offers both but it's a bit pricier.

Just as long as you mount everything and remember to replace all the bolts nice and snug, it shouldn't be a problem with vibrations.
thanks Jjkalai ! im lookin for aux that will work with an iphone 4s
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thanks Jjkalai ! im lookin for aux that will work with an iphone 4s
No problem.

An aux cable will work with anything with an aux jack, but it won't charge.


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Welcome to the club!!

Here is a link which i did on my 07. I had mostly everything laying around the house except the jack itself which was like $4 at radio shack. Took about 1/2 hr to install once i made the cable.

http://forum.mazda6club.com/mazdaspe...se-system.html

Mazda sells a factory ipod/iphone integration unit. Xcarlink is also a good one. Those units will run ya anywhere from $50 to $100 i believe.


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thanks everyone for the welcoming and the help with my issue
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Welcome to the forum!

Those two ^^ pretty much covered it, but feel free to ask more questions and we'll be happy to help.

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ya i found a buddy of mine who does that line of work hes gonna do it as a gift for christmas ... thanks again guys will post pics of my car soon
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