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Bluetooth microphone install

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by gusher, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. gusher

    gusher [OP] SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    Greg
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    08 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 long bed, TRD Sport
    '08 Indigo Double Cab TRD Sport 4x4 Long Bed, Grillcraft grill, Pioneer AVH-P3200BT head unit, XM receiver, Boyo backup camera, Custom devil horns Toyota logo, Black headlight mod, Fog lights on anytime mod, Maglight mount, Weathertech floor liners, Debadged, Trex color-matched eyelids, Access tonneau cover, Toyota bed divider, Sno-way 7'4" snow plow, Auxiliary backup lights, Rear spring TSB, Removed front mud flaps, 2.5" Hell Bent Steel front lift, 285/70-17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Satin black MB TKO wheels, Black Go Rhino Dominator II nerf steps, custom HomeLink install, CompuStar remote starter, Redline Tuning QuickLift Elite hood struts, Toyota bed mat, Custom short Taco antenna, TRD cold air intake, TRD exhaust, TRD supercharger
    So, I installed my new head unit -- Pioneer AVH-P3200BT -- last weekend and was trying to figure out where to put the microphone. I put it here to start:

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    I didn't like the way it looked and also wanted to find a spot where my co-pilot could use the mic when needed. Here's what I came up with...

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    I couldn't put it directly in the middle because the center of the Metra kit has a peg that holds the center of the mount flush with the outside part of the kit. I put it as close to the center as I could. I drilled a 1/2" hole and put a rubber grommet in that was just slightly smaller then the diameter of the mic. It took some effort to work it into the grommet but it fits nicely.

    I had to do notch the dash area behind the radio for the mic...

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    Here's what the mic looks like mounted in the Metra kit...

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    All-in-all I'm happy with the install. Would have been happier if I could have centered it but it's accessible for both the driver and passenger and callers have said sounds good so far. Thanks for looking!
     
  2. trd7

    trd7 4wd tacoma

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    unique!
     
  3. krudawg

    krudawg Well-Known Member

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    Mine is located just to the left of the rear view mirror. The installer told me that is where it is least bothered by wind noise
     
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