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Antique Car Radio Service and Repair

We service antique car radios from the beginning of car radio to 1979. Most every manufacturer of American of car radio can be serviced:

Ford, General Motors (GM), Philco, Mopar, Chrysler, and more including some Grundig and Blaupunkt. 

12vdc with positive or negative ground 

6vdc with positive or negative ground

 

 

Antique automobile radio repair

bulletLevel 3 Basic
bulletLevel 2 Intermediate
bulletLevel 1 Premium Quality

We at For Your listening Pleasure have been specializing in antique car radio repairs for over 16 years. Repair and restorations is something we do every day and we love doing it. Utilizing today's technology married with yesterdays craftsmanship, we are confident you will find no other repair facility of equal value to you. We have performed hundreds of repairs and restorations on radios of all shapes and sizes. From the priceless heirloom or the very rare antique to the very basic radio, we will work on them all. Let us show what we can do for you!

"Radio was the catalyst of imagination. One could do literally anything through this medium. By leaving the imagination to the listener, radio became a realm of possibilities. It was in this environment that the unthinkable occurred." (Old Time Radio)

Level 3

Basic servicing / repair to the automotive radio, we use this level to get the unit in working order only. This service includes:

  1. Test all tubes, replace only the necessary tubes found to be weak below operational minimums as set forth by test data.
  2. Test Power Vibrator for proper action and output.
  3. Replace buffer capacitor
  4. Replace or repair only necessary components found to be unsatisfactory.
  5. Power cord replacement - if necessary.
  6. Lubrication to dial string path and all pivot points.
  7. Dial pointer and station alignment.
  8. Precision alignment to chassis for optimum performance from your radio. (i.e. Station selectivity, Increased reception...)
  9. Basic removal of dust from chassis.
  10. 2 days full bench test.

We recommend this repair level for antique auto radios that are in very good condition already and require very little or no cosmetic work. Also use this level if you plan to restore the chassis yourself and do all of the cosmetic work. 

Level 2

Intermediate servicing / repair to the car radio, used to get the unit in working order as well as detailing to the chassis. This service includes:

  1. Test all tubes, replace only the necessary tubes found to be weak below operational minimums as set forth by test data.
  2. Test Power Vibrator for proper action and output.
  3. Replace buffer capacitor
  4. Replace or repair necessary and questionable components found to be unsatisfactory.
  5. Power cord replacement - if necessary.
  6. Lubrication to dial string path and all pivot points
  7. Dial pointer and station alignment
  8. Precision alignment to chassis for optimum performance from your radio.     (i.e. Station selectivity, Increased reception...)
  9. Removal of dust from chassis.
  10. Hand cleaning to chassis to remove dirt and debris.
  11. Hand cleaning to the dial and dial face.
  12. Precision alignment to entire radio.
  13. Brittle wiring replaced.
  14. 2 Days full bench test.

We recommend this level for radios and phonographs that have cabinets in very good condition, or you plan to restore the cabinet yourself. 

Level 1

Premium and Museum quality servicing to the radio or unit, used for a complete restoration to the chassis and cabinet. These services include:

  1. Chassis is restored the same as Level 2.
  2. Cabinet is restored and refinished and detailed.
  3. Dial facing is detailed.
  4. Knobs are cleaned detailed and made sure to be correct.
  5. Grill cloth restored/replaced if necessary.
  6. 2 Days full bench test.

Repair and Restorations

All restorations come with a 90 day warranty on parts & service, 1 year warranty on new tubes installed, and  include a copy of the schematic and any supporting documentation available.

Pricing varies greatly from radio to radio. Some units are very basic and have very few parts while others are complex with many parts. Factors such as the condition or how well the unit has been cared for will also affect pricing. Please email for more information.

How to ship a radio for service, see our Shipping page. 

To contact us you may email questions to Orders@everythingradio.com

Antique car phonograph

We can also service the 45 rpm record players made for automotive applications. The Popular RCA models and the ARC models. 

The level of services offered is much the same as with any household radio. see our Antique radio repair page for details.

For Your Listening Pleasure - Located in Binghamton NY, just south of Syracuse NY and Albany NY and North of Scranton PA

For Your Listening Pleasure  - 368 Clinton St. ~ Binghamton, NY 13905 ~ Phone:Contacts

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