Thanks for the replies! A very interesting discussion and I learned some
FYI- I followed the Ebay link and saw that radio listing but it's not sold...
IF you click the little word "advanced" next to the search button at the
top of most Ebay pages you can do an advanced search! (imagine that!)
I searched for sold items using the key words 2003-2005 Chevy GM OEM radio
I got a few hits of actual sold radios. Most were guaranteed and unlocked and under $100. One used - untested went for $28 plus shipping.
How do they unlock them ahead of time??
I'll have to think about it.... sort of a hassle.... getting ready to bug out....
mind is cluttered.... I need coffee!
Thinking I'll just give it to a member who'll give it a good home and
Thanks again for the input!