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the Price of Car Stereo Installation

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 0
Jul 2007
Oakland, CA
Free installation with purchase after stereo stolen  more... close row
$ 99
May 2008
Huntsville, Alabama
Chain store installed car stereo  more... close row
$ 75
May 2007
Glen Burnie, MD
Installation included speaker wiring  more... close row
$ 40
Feb 2008
New York City, NY
Much better if you can install CD player yourself  more... close row
$ 50
Jul 2006
Oakland, CA
Car stereo stolen on a regular basis  more... close row

Description of service

I seem to get my car stereo stolen about once every 12 months because I was working in a really bad area of Oakland. This is obviously very frustrating and at some point, I'm going to just quit having a stereo. Or else get a really really good alarm system!

Anyway, for this installation, I bought the stereo at a big chain store, but they couldn't install it for several days and I wanted to find somewhere closer. I went to a little ghetto hole in the wall shop and they did it for me for $50 in an hour.


Review of Service

The installation went very well and I have no complaints at all! Most of my friends would not have set foot in this little shop for various reasons, including the neighborhood that it was in, but it was broad daylight and I felt pretty safe. They did not speak much English but when I show up with a gaping hole in my dashboard and a stereo in my hand, it's pretty obvious what I needed done. They were quick and professional, and it was a decent rate.


Tips

If you're buying a stereo from someone offering free installation, don't forget to ask when they can install it. If it's free but you have to go back there, the price of gas may really cause it to add up!


$ 50
Sep 2006
Birmingham, Al
Car satellite radio system installed  more... close row
$ 135
Apr 2007
Cleveland, Ohio
Replacing and installing car audio system   more... close row
$ 158
May 2008
Lexington, KY
Car audio equipment installed  more... close row
$ 75
Jul 2008
East Lansing, MI
Seemed like way too much money to spend   more... close row
$ 225
Feb 2008
Raleigh,NC
Speakers installed in car  more... close row
$ 65
Sep 2007
Lynchburg, VA
Installation of after-market car stereo  more... close row
$ 0
Feb 2007
Bristol, Virginia
Free installation with purchase of subwoofers etc  more... close row
$ 210
Jun 2008
Greece, NY
Price of stereo and installation  more... close row
$ 250
Jun 2008
Hollywood, FL
CD changer broke very quickly after installation  more... close row
$ 365
Jun 2008
Pasadena, CA
Improved sound quality and volume  more... close row