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I have a 2014 1500 LTZ and was looking to upgrade to something with Apple car play. 

I took it to a local shop this week and got my truck back yesterday and I’m disappointed with what they put in, on my drive home unit shut off twice and is laggy. Was a pioneer brand unit. I’m going to be requesting they remove it, Any suggestions what I can swap too? I’d like to retain my factory mic and usb functions as I lost those with the unit they recommended.

I was looking at this not sure on quality though. Thanks! 

 

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Stereo-12-1-Android-Vertical-Screen-Chevrolet-Silverado-2014-2018-Nav-Radio-GPS/173781842298?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20180105095858%26meid%3Dbdb1e22d8bb44a738f1309a120affa2d%26pid%3D100904%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D3%26sd%3D282219624979%26itm%3D173781842298&_trksid=p2509164.c100904.m5276

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I have a 2014 1500 LTZ and was looking to upgrade to something with Apple car play. 
I took it to a local shop this week and got my truck back yesterday and I’m disappointed with what they put in, on my drive home unit shut off twice and is laggy. Was a pioneer brand unit. I’m going to be requesting they remove it, Any suggestions what I can swap too? I’d like to retain my factory mic and usb functions as I lost those with the unit they recommended.
I was looking at this not sure on quality though. Thanks! 
 
 
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Stereo-12-1-Android-Vertical-Screen-Chevrolet-Silverado-2014-2018-Nav-Radio-GPS/173781842298?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20180105095858%26meid%3Dbdb1e22d8bb44a738f1309a120affa2d%26pid%3D100904%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D3%26sd%3D282219624979%26itm%3D173781842298&_trksid=p2509164.c100904.m5276
There's a thread on this exact unit. Not looking to good...

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Yeah, I was concerned about quality. I didn’t see other thread. Have suggestion for different unit ? 

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5 minutes ago, Snowcamo said:

There's a thread on this exact unit. Not looking to good...

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Have a link? I searched and only thing that came up for me

is my own thread. 

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The new Alpine with Apple carplay is the best bet, it's going to cost you $2k+ install though

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Have a link? I searched and only thing that came up for me
is my own thread. 
Give me a few

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I had a Kenwood DDX6905SS in my 2011 Silverado.  I liked all the features, including Apple Car Play and it has Android play as well in case you're not an Apple fan.  It did require a different microphone to be installed for use in telling Siri what you needed or to talk on the phone but it was very clear during conversations.  My one complaint was that it would not connect/plug into the factory Sirius XM antennae on the truck so the dealer had to install the antennae that attached magnetically to the roof.  Kenwood worked out the kinks where the unit would restart periodically but the issue initially seemed to be that you couldn't plug the phone into the USB port before starting the vehicle, you needed to plug it in after the unit booted up. Other than that, I was very happy with the unit once the software update came out to fix that issue.  You also had more options in tuning the music and you could verbally reply to text messages if you so choose. It had Pandora, Waze and other apps you could use on the unit once connected to the phone and your Kenwood weblink app was activated.

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Contact mvi. They can add apple car play if im not mistaken to the oem headunit.  They updated my unit and i have it now

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I have had good luck with Alpine head units in the past.

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2 hours ago, Darksky said:

I have had good luck with Alpine head units in the past.

Agreed, I've always ran Alpine or Kenwood.

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another vote for contacting MVI to get an upgrade OEM headunit with car play.  way cheaper than going aftermarket and all functions still work.  well the steering wheel mute and answer do not work when phone is plugged in, but works with blue tooth, I believe you need to do a cluster update to get that working as well.  I recently did this to my Silverado and love it. 

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I have a 2014 1500 LTZ and was looking to upgrade to something with Apple car play. 
I took it to a local shop this week and got my truck back yesterday and I’m disappointed with what they put in, on my drive home unit shut off twice and is laggy. Was a pioneer brand unit. I’m going to be requesting they remove it, Any suggestions what I can swap too? I’d like to retain my factory mic and usb functions as I lost those with the unit they recommended.
I was looking at this not sure on quality though. Thanks! 
 
 
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Stereo-12-1-Android-Vertical-Screen-Chevrolet-Silverado-2014-2018-Nav-Radio-GPS/173781842298?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20180105095858%26meid%3Dbdb1e22d8bb44a738f1309a120affa2d%26pid%3D100904%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D3%26sd%3D282219624979%26itm%3D173781842298&_trksid=p2509164.c100904.m5276

put it back to stock buy an hmi and radio module and then u have stock carplay, pm me for more info


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+1 on stock. The alternative would be the Alpine 10" (old) or 9" (new) version. At one point they were blowing out the 10" version and could be had for sub 1k, but still pricy.

Stay far away from that android unit.

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