Gary Tayman's 1964 Thunderbird

Collector Car Audio

Auto Radio, Auto Audio, for antique and vintage vehicles!

You own a classic vehicle.  After spending considerable time and money, you're ready for a nice sound system.  What do you choose?

THERE'S A BETTER WAY!

GREAT options are available!

Conversion:  If you're looking for the "Aurora FMR-1 Stereo Receiver", you've come to the right place -- WE INTRODUCED IT!  See below for details of this fantastic new product.  With a Stereo Conversion, we remove your radio's old components and replace them with a modern PCB.  The radio looks AND FEELS original, but receives FM Stereo as well as AM, with greatly improved performance.

Replacement Stereo:  The Custom Autosound in-dash stereos have come a long way lately.  The SLIDEBAR Series (currently available only for certain models) look better than ever and are fully featured; the USA-630 is ideal for anyone who loves his car but cannot do without the digital features and connectivity of a modern car stereo.  The USA-230 is a great looking, great performing basic stereo for those on a budget.  All of these designed to fit most collector cars without modifying the dash in any way.

Totally Hidden Stereo:  The Secretaudio Series by Custom Autosound offers what is essentially a completely hidden stereo.  If your dashboard never had a radio, or if you prefer not to touch what's there, a Secretaudio Stereo mounts under the seat or in the trunk, and operates via wireless remote.

Of course we also carry innovative speakers designed to fit in older cars which simply weren't made for stereos.

Whether you're ready to buy, or simply looking at ideas, feel free to look around.  Let us know if you have questions -- we'll answer them as best we can.

Tayman

NEWS -- July 26, 2015:

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE!

The shop was CLOSED last week, as we were out of town.  As you might imagine, beginning Friday the 17th and continuing the entire week, we had a tsunami of calls and e-mails informing us of radios on the way!

In spite of this, we fully intend to take care of as many customers as possible -- BUT -- I know exactly what's going to happen Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  Yes, call after call after call asking if we've received a particular radio and exactly when will it be finished.  Here are the answers:

ANNOUNCEMENT:  We are REINTRODUCING the FMC-1 for the summer months.  This is the original Aurora car radio product.  RADIO STAYS ORIGINAL except for the addition of a tiny PCB, which makes it an AM/FM radio.  FAR SUPERIOR in appearance and performance, compared to external FM tuners.  Set buttons or use the seek bar for FM stations as well as AM.  If originality is important to you, this PCB can be removed if desired (but who would want to?).  Contact us for price and details.

 

FEATURED STEREOS:

Aurora Automotive

Upgrade your radio with the FMR-1 Stereo Receiver by Aurora Design

We are the premier dealer for Aurora Design products!

 

Send us YOUR radio and we'll make it into a stereo!  It looks like your original radio because it IS your original radio, upgraded with modern components to receive AM/FM Stereo!  Listen to your favorite station, or listen to your OWN music using the audio input jack (included) or the optional USB port or fully-integrated Bluetooth Module.

 

Whether you choose us or another dealer, insist on Aurora products for your conversion.  Don't make an expensive mistake!

Stereo

Custom Autosound USA StereoNew In-Dash Stereos

Custom Autosound

These stereos are fully-featured and look great in the dash!  From basic to elaborate, Custom Autosound has a complete line of stereos to fit you your needs.

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SecretaudioSecretaudio -- Remote-Controlled Hidden Stereo

Secretaudio

For that street rod or custom, or basically any vehicle with no radio at all, these are COMPLETELY HIDDEN stereos with wireless remotes.

 

 

 

SPEAKER SOLUTIONS:

Dual Voice Coil SpeakerKick Panel SpeakersUndercover Stealth SpeakersStereo 6x9 Speakers

Several fantastic options to choose from!

MOSFET Vibrators by IECORP:  Need a vibrator for your original radio?  IECORP offers a new MOSFET design.  Expected to outlast the original mechanical type many times over, these vibrators also have a clean output -- no need to replace the buffer, it can be removed entirely.  Note that ANY type of vibrator can be replaced.  Click here for a look.

Radio Parts and Accessories!

 

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Tayman Electrical 1924  History Of Tayman Electrical  Started around 1915 in Washington, DC as a side business wiring houses for electricity, William E. Tayman opened a store to sell electrical appliances.  When radio came out he began selling Atwater Kent, Silver Marshall, and Crosley sets.  Two generations later and 1,000 miles further south, grandson Gary Tayman now specializes in vintage car radios and custom stereos for classic vehicles.

Links  Cool Links  Links to favorite car- and radio-related web sites.

Atwater Kent Radio  Personal Antique Radio Collection  Gary Tayman has collected many vintage home radios over the years.  While some are still future projects, many are totally rebuilt and are used daily!  One cannot deny that the carved-wood art-deco styling, coupled with the warm glow of the tubes, provides a certain charm that simply cannot be duplicated by any of their modern counterparts.

Radios  Sarasota Radio Meet  A local swap meet where old radios and parts are bought and sold.

Contact Us -- 941-371-8924 (8:30-5 M-F) or e-mail caradio@verizon.net

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