Model A1238 / 80, 120, or 160 GB hard drive / black or silver metal front

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swapping hard drives in iPods

I have an old iPod that i yanked off of the 30 pin in my car and it ruined the connection point on the iPod. I have removed the HD and need to buy a replacement housing, can I put it into a smaller GB unit (i.e. 80GB) if mine is 160GB or are the units smaller?

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vaughn, the 5th Gen iPod is not a Classic, but a Video. That series went up to 80GB hard drive only. The "Classic" series (6th gen) original went up to 120GB and subsequently to 160GB. Yes you can use a smaller drive for as long as the drive series is the same.

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