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SRTDZGN 02-17-2011 09:24 PM

REC Lockpick Question
I have an 05 GC with a REC w RES. I want to be able to play DVDs on the headunit. I was woundering if all I needed is the Coastal Etech Lockpick? Will this let me have the DVD on the headunit? Can I hook up my Ipod to it also.

SvenskaJeepGuy 02-17-2011 10:26 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
yes, i have a lockpick from tvnav2go and it plays dvd,backup camera, and ipod on the screen

dr.lee.baugh 02-18-2011 06:38 AM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
Most hacks require the video input for the backup camera to allow you to play DVDs on the head unit...I believe this is limited to very late 2006 and 2007+ models.

You may want to double check whichever way you go is compatible with the 2005 REC sytem.

SvenskaJeepGuy 02-18-2011 10:36 AM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
^ he is right, i didnt see than you have an 05. you have to have the video input or you can send your unit to tvnav2go and they can mod it for you.

SRTDZGN 02-18-2011 07:24 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
How do i know for sure I have the video output?

SvenskaJeepGuy 02-18-2011 09:09 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
if it is an 05 you do not have it. the video input is in late 06 and 07 models.

SRTDZGN 02-18-2011 09:16 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
I guess its time to sell this one and upgrade. What would you suggest?

SvenskaJeepGuy 02-18-2011 09:32 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
i know nothing about headunits, i only use the rec to maintain a factory look

Fourbynut 02-19-2011 12:03 AM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
You could upgrade and install a RER radio and install it with a Lockpick to play Dvds. I did this in my 05 and it works great.

SRTDZGN 02-20-2011 10:36 AM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
Is there any curtain one I should look for. One out af any Chrysler? What year vehicle?

Fourbynut 02-20-2011 03:02 PM

Re: REC Lockpick Question
The one I have installed in my Jeep is a 2008 RER Mygig. It came out of another Jeep, bought it on Ebay. You could however use the same radio out of any Chrysler vehicle. It just needs to be a RER model Low Speed Bus unit. These models from 2008 will work:300 (AH) Aspen (AE)
Avenger (AH) Charger (AH) Challenger (AF)Commander (AH)Dakota (AB)
Durango (AE)Grand Cherokee (AG) Magnum (AH)Raider (AH)Sebring (AH). The letters you see after the model will be listed after the seriel number on that radio telling you what it came out of. The RER models include Navigation and are set up for Sirius radio that you must suscribe to in order to get it. You will need a LockPick Adapter also that allows you plug directly into you current system and play DVD,s anytime. You will also need a antenna for the Navigation and one for the Sat radio. Also a new bezel will be needed unless you already have a REC unit now. Alot of this info can be found at If you need any help locating some of this stuff or questions let me know, I would be glad to help as that is how I learned also.


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