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This question seems to come up quite frequently. What do I need to upgrade my 130 to a RER/RHB/RHR, is it (PNP) plug and play? So I thought I might write up some information to maybe ease the pain. This may be something the MODs might want to sticky because of how frequent this topic comes up.


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1) When upgrading to MyGig, the first thing one should look for is a LOW BUS speed unit. These were used in many vehicles and are plentiful to be found used at a reasonable price. Far from many rumors, the BUS speed has not changed since the first Challenger up until 2014. This is a true PNP, radio wise. Just plug it in, and it works. No going to dealer to activate anything. If buying used from unreliable source, get the part number and do a Google search to see if it cross references to your application. If local, plug it into your car on the spot. It doesn't take but a little time. If your car doesn't start, don’t buy it. It’s a HIGH speed BUS unit.

2) In 2011, the RER changed to RHR and 430n became a NAV. With that, most import to note is that the antenna changed. They combined the NAV and Sirius into one. If putting RHB/RHR into 2010- might be best to purchase new antenna. RER into 2011+ is ok because you still need separate antenna for NAV.

3) Any unit 2012 and newer requires a 4 digit anti-theft pin code to activate (so they say, some have reported different). When purchasing one used, make sure you get it. If not, you will need the VIN from the donor car to retrieve the pin from dealer.

4) 2010- units will work in 2011+ vehicles and vice versa as well. See notes above about antenna changes.

5) 430n’s have external hands free modules. 730n’s have internal hands free modules.

6) The easiest way to convert from 130 with Uconnect is to use the RHB. No adapter harness is needed.

7) If you have Uconnect and want to upgrade to RER/RHR, you WILL need a conversion harness to get your mic to work. They make 2. The first is part number 82211666 ($119.00) and is intended for 2010- vehicles. This goes from back of radio to mic’d mirror. With this you will need part number 68068278AB ($25.00) as well to connect console USB. For 2011+ they came out with another harness. Part number 82212906 ($81.40). This harness goes directly from the back of radio to the OEM plug you unplugged from the HFM. With it comes the USB extension you will need to get the console USB to function again. Now, I can’t verify if 2010- owners can purchase the 82212906 and use this and save some cash. The part number for the hands free module changed for 2011 but the 22 way wire connector stayed the same.

That is about all I can think of now. If anyone knows of better or more info, please post. This can be an ongoing post for others to contribute to. The more the merrier.



LOW SPEED UNIT Part numbers NOTE: Some units came RSC(Sirius) and NON RSC. When purchasing, ask for confirmation (or a picture of unit) if this is an option you want. Also, as stated above, 2012+ units are security code locked. You need code from seller and/or may need receipt and vin from seller to get code from dealer.


This is most but probably not all. They are multi fit: meaning they are not only Challenger part numbers. Some are Compass, Avenger, Caliber,Patriot. All being LOW SPEED.

RER (730n) 2008-2010
05064401AK
05064737AD
05064816AD

REN (430) 2008-2010
05064756AC
05091167AD
05091306AC
05091307AC
05091168AD
05064758AC

RHR (730n) 2011-2014
05064821AE
05091656AE
68224879AA
68092001AE

RBZ (430) 2011-2014
05064676AH
05091167AD
05091306AE
05091307AE
05091168AD
05064677AH

RHB (430n) 2011-2014
05064840AH
05091183AD
05091335AF
05064836AH
05091184AD
05091336AF
 

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I have the very base radio with no uconnect or sat. (2009 model) Would it be best then to upgrade to a 730N RER since the uconnect is already pre-installed inside the unit?

If so, what parts do I need to purchase to make it work smoothly? (antenna, harness, etc..)

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I have the very base radio with no uconnect or sat. (2009 model) Would it be best then to upgrade to a 730N RER since the uconnect is already pre-installed inside the unit?

If so, what parts do I need to purchase to make it work smoothly? (antenna, harness, etc..)

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Yes..RER would be best bet. All you would need is the NAV antenna and a hands free mic. Either the mirror mounted one or a remote. I did the very same hing to my daughters Sebring. She had base radio and I added a RER and remote mic.
 

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Chargerdude, glad this thread was posted - thank you!

Quick question, I am looking at a 430 (non Nav) unit for a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. I am pretty confident that this will work considering I have a Uconnect 130 w/ Sirius & BT.

Btw, is a price of $200 worth it?
 

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Chargerdude, glad this thread was posted - thank you!

Quick question, I am looking at a 430 (non Nav) unit for a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. I am pretty confident that this will work considering I have a Uconnect 130 w/ Sirius & BT.

Btw, is a price of $200 worth it?
Not sure how to answer this because of how asked? If you are asking if a 2012 Mini Van Mygig will work in a Challenger...No..its a High Speed unit..... If you are asking if it will be plug and play into a Mini Van...Yes...providing it IS a High Speed unit....Now..not all units have same capability even though they say they are 430. Some are Uconnect capable and some are not. Best to get the donor part number and research it. Hope this helps
 

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Not sure how to answer this because of how asked? If you are asking if a 2012 Mini Van Mygig will work in a Challenger...No..its a High Speed unit..... If you are asking if it will be plug and play into a Mini Van...Yes...providing it IS a High Speed unit....Now..not all units have same capability even though they say they are 430. Some are Uconnect capable and some are not. Best to get the donor part number and research it. Hope this helps
Sorry, I should have clarified. I was looking at Mygig 430 w/ Unconnect from a 2012 Caravan to install in my 2013 Challenger R/T. According to your answer this is a high speed unit where as I need a low speed unit... Which answers my initial question.

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Thanks for taking the time to make this sticky! I would like to add to the following statement:

3) Any unit 2012 and newer requires a 4 digit anti-theft pin code to activate (so they say, some have reported different). When purchasing one used, make sure you get it. If not, you will need the VIN from the donor car to retrieve the pin from dealer.

I installed a 2012 unit and yes, it required a 4 digit pin code which I didn't have. I did not have access to the vin# either, but the dealer had no problem configuring it to my Challenger. It cost me $89 at my dealer. I believe they re-flashed it with the latest firmware.

Hope this helps.
 
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Yes..RER would be best bet. All you would need is the NAV antenna and a hands free mic. Either the mirror mounted one or a remote. I did the very same hing to my daughters Sebring. She had base radio and I added a RER and remote mic.
Do you happen to know the part numbers for the nav antenna and standalone hands free mic?
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Do you happen to know the part numbers for the nav antenna and standalone hands free mic?
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NAV antenna 05064186AA... $49.50....retail

Mic 82211743AB.... $42.30....retail.... not sure on this...was a google search.... I thought I bought 2 items when
I did my daughters...but that was last year. You may want to contact a dealer and make sure...try Luke at STEVE WHITE MOTORS...he is a supporting vendor on here and gives good deals to members.
 

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Took out my 130 today and installed 730. You will need Jumper kit to move uconnect to back of 730. Also USB jumper cable. OEM Auto Parts has kit with both. Easy, plug and play , no issues , no need for dealer to active anything. Check video on OEM Auto Parts Co. 730n info page and it gives all info you need to set up everything.
 

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I want to downgrade from the 730n (I assume? It's out of a 2009 SRT8 with the Kicker set up and has the Navigation and touch screen, etc...) to a 130. Would that be plug n play for me? I will be selling the 730n here in the classifieds as soon as I remove it, probably this weekend (as long as it is plug n play). I assume I will need to remove the GPS antenna for the buyer? How should I describe the 730n set up for potential buyers? Thanks for any advice.
 

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I want to downgrade from the 730n (I assume? It's out of a 2009 SRT8 with the Kicker set up and has the Navigation and touch screen, etc...) to a 130. Would that be plug n play for me? I will be selling the 730n here in the classifieds as soon as I remove it, probably this weekend (as long as it is plug n play). I assume I will need to remove the GPS antenna for the buyer? How should I describe the 730n set up for potential buyers? Thanks for any advice.
Just advertise your radio as a 2009 Challenger 730N RER Low Speed unit. If you offer the antenna with it as well, thats a plus. Base 130 radios came with or without Sirrius so if buying, be aware. The plugs on the back for Sirrius and Radio antenna are the same. Your current RER has Uconnect/Hands free built in. Hands free will not work when you down grade to a base 130. A seperate hands free module and specific wiring/connectors are required.
 

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Just advertise your radio as a 2009 Challenger 730N RER Low Speed unit. If you offer the antenna with it as well, thats a plus. Base 130 radios came with or without Sirrius so if buying, be aware. The plugs on the back for Sirrius and Radio antenna are the same. Your current RER has Uconnect/Hands free built in. Hands free will not work when you down grade to a base 130. A seperate hands free module and specific wiring/connectors are required.
Awesome, thank you Chargerdude70. I received a pm from a potential buyer, he has a 2014 RT, do you know if he will need any adapters or if it's an easy install for him as well? One last question, anyone know where the GPS antenna is located (factory install)? Thanks.
 

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I believe antenna is above the head unit fastened to the cross beam with two screws..... For the radio to work in his car...it will plug and play as is and nav will work with antenna you provide....if he has and wants uconnect to work...he will need the bypass harness.....

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I believe antenna is above the head unit fastened to the cross beam with two screws..... For the radio to work in his car...it will plug and play as is and nav will work with antenna you provide....if he has and wants uconnect to work...he will need the bypass harness.....

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Want to do this in my 2010 but would also like to put in the auto dim mirror that I believe has the mic and controls in it. Is this an easy upgrade to do also or am I asking for trouble since the radio has built in uconnect? I hope I explained it correctly. I am tired of having to charge a bluetooth device and not having nav or backup camera. I especially need the camera. Please let me know what I would need to do the upgrade so I can put a price list together.

Found this radio from OEM auto parts is this the one I need and is it a good price?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/140852471031?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

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So I have a 2014 challenger with the 130 with uconnect hands free bluetooth. And want to go nav.

If I get a 5064816AD that I was told came out of a 2010 challenger to get everything to work correctly all I would have to do is get the cable 82212906

and I should be good to go ?

is this the correct cable on ebay ?
Dodge Chrysler Jeep Hands Free Wireless Uconnect Mopar | eBay

thanks

and is there any reason not to go with that head unit ?
 

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Want to do this in my 2010 but would also like to put in the auto dim mirror that I believe has the mic and controls in it. Is this an easy upgrade to do also or am I asking for trouble since the radio has built in uconnect? I hope I explained it correctly. I am tired of having to charge a bluetooth device and not having nav or backup camera. I especially need the camera. Please let me know what I would need to do the upgrade so I can put a price list together.

Found this radio from OEM auto parts is this the one I need and is it a good price?
Dodge Chrysler Jeep CD DVD 730N Uconnect Low Speed RER GPS Navigation Radio | eBay

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Jesse
IMHO...$899.95 is alot of money for a used RER.... I have seen them for around $500.00 many times on here and other forums. For your mirror question, I'm not sure what connectors are included in the headliner harness. For the auto dim to work, you may need to do some wiring. For the mic to work, when you get the bypass harness, it will plug into the mirror and then the mic will work. Hope this helps....
 

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So I have a 2014 challenger with the 130 with uconnect hands free bluetooth. And want to go nav.

If I get a 5064816AD that I was told came out of a 2010 challenger to get everything to work correctly all I would have to do is get the cable 82212906

and I should be good to go ?

is this the correct cable on ebay ?
Dodge Chrysler Jeep Hands Free Wireless Uconnect Mopar | eBay

thanks

and is there any reason not to go with that head unit ?

Sorry...I've been on Vacation this past week....There is nothing wrong with using the RER. I had one in my 2011 before I found a RHR. Only reason I switched is because I wanted it factory correct. I think you loose the USB capability that is in the arm rest though. I don't recall the RER having USB in the back of the unit. The cable you linked is supposed to be correct for 2011+ cars upgrading form RES - RHR. No reason it wont work for you. It includes the USB cable I mentioned, you just wont use it. I used the 82211666 cable in my car because I wasn't aware of the other. When you do the install, please report back how using that harness went.
 
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