Factory radio help please


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So I've never really cared for the way aftermarket head units look. In a more modern vehicle or something forigen is one thing. I don't mind. But in my 1st Gen it would bother the absolute crap out of me. Call me weird but that's just how I see it.

I've had this old Ford radio on the shelf for a few years. I know I bought it for my truck but I just can't remember what it came out of.

Can anybody recognize it or, even better, tell me what wires do what?
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Is there a part number on it?
 

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Should be 1990-1993 Ranger, or other Fords
1994 Ranger got push button volume, instead of a knob
 

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The plug has E6DB14N003F on the back. A quick Google search got me a bunch of harnesses so that makes sense.

What I'm now having trouble finding is a diagram of what color wires go to what. Apparently these radios were used in many fords of the late 80s - early 90s. What I'm guessing is that different wire colors were used in different vehicles. A pinout of the plugs would be nice if anyone has one
 

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Aftermarket radios are becoming so cheap now-a-days since cd's are becoming less and less popular everything is usb or Bluetooth anymore. You can literally buy a cheap receiver from Walmart for $20 and get usb/aux. I have a loud bumping system so cd's do not play at all unless the volume is turned way down. If done right, new radios look fine in older vehicles. You do what you want though. I'm just saying for $20 radio and $10 harness adapter you will have good tunes unless you are really wanting that tape deck....
 

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New radios try to compete with oncoming headlights

It looks to me like one from a 77-8 Granada I believe was where I saw it. The 4 lower ones look like l-r and grounds, leaving the top 4 for hot w/key on, always hot(clock and pre-sets)and two that I can't remember. Try looking in some old auto repair manuals with the wiring diagrams

One of the other two would be lights
Edit once more, the bottom 4 are likely LF LR RF RR
 
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Aftermarket radios are becoming so cheap now-a-days since cd's are becoming less and less popular everything is usb or Bluetooth anymore. You can literally buy a cheap receiver from Walmart for $20 and get usb/aux. I have a loud bumping system so cd's do not play at all unless the volume is turned way down. If done right, new radios look fine in older vehicles. You do what you want though. I'm just saying for $20 radio and $10 harness adapter you will have good tunes unless you are really wanting that tape deck....
He was explicit in his original post about what he wanted, so why would you bother posting this?
 

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I remember that very well, decided then and there I would be a rock an roll star
 

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1994 Ranger got push button volume, instead of a knob
Really? Could of sworn the original in my 94 had a volume knob, darn you now I need to go into cellar and check.

EDIT: since I had to look the 94 did have the push buttons for volume. I must have been confusing the Ranger with my old '90 F150 then.
 
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