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Old 09-23-2021, 06:06 PM   #1
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Who has a recommendation to convert a 40 Ford radio to FM or "bluetooth" capability. Thanks.
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Old 09-23-2021, 06:31 PM   #2
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Who has a recommendation to convert a 40 Ford radio to FM or "bluetooth" capability. Thanks.
Not sure if it will work for yours, but:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=182556
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Old 09-23-2021, 07:03 PM   #3
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Richard Blankenship
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He converted my 1952 Truck Radio
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Old 09-24-2021, 05:13 AM   #4
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Classic Radio in Kansas.
Classic Auto Electric, LLC 401 N. Carrie Street McPherson, KS 67460
Telephone: 620-241-6927
Joe@ClassicAutoElectric.com
Joe has done work for me twice. Very pleased both times. He advertises in the V8 Times.
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I also used Mr Blankenship as above. He did a very good job.
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Electro-tec did my '51 Merc. radio a number of years ago.


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Old 09-24-2021, 07:30 AM   #7
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Be sure to ask whoever you go with if the have a stronger radio. The one I got does not pick up distant stations very well.
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Be sure to ask whoever you go with if the have a stronger radio. The one I got does not pick up distant stations very well.
Find the antenna trim screw and adjust for the most distant station. Should look something like this. Yes this is a 53' radio, but the principal is the same.
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