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Becker into a 63

I am interested in retro-fitting a Becker 1480 into my 63 220S. Does anyone have the dimensions? It all depends on if it fits, but in case it does, do I need the separate amp that comes with the radio? I am saving my original radio/amp. As I understand these are coded, but does the car alarm have to do anything with the way it was disconnected from the vehicle?
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What you're proposing is similar to putting a first-generation Collins FMS into a T-28 or something of that sort. I say that because none of the Beckers are particularly good radios, and if you're going to do all that jerry-rigging, perhaps you might consider something that will actually give you a good result, like one of those hidden systems maybe.

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Roger... Thanks for the input. You guys staying busy over there?
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Roger... Thanks for the input. You guys staying busy over there?
Overworked and underpaid. We're understaffed by at least 150 and all they recalled was 22. Yeah, that'll work.

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