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dash kit

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by MooseTX82, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Jan 19, 2009 at 12:16 AM
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    MooseTX82

    MooseTX82 [OP] Moose

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    I cant help but wonder if I installed my dash kit wrong around my new HU. If I grab the empty storage slot on the single dins around my HU and move side to side it slides about 1/4" to each side. I mean its in there but the directions were very vague. Anyone have some pictures of step by step assembly of the dash kit for the 05+ single din.

    PS I feel kinda retarded...

    Moose
     
  2. Jan 19, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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    sooner07

    sooner07 1/2 man 1/2 amazing

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    1/4" of movement does sound like a lot of play in those pieces, but as long as it isn't falling out, I think you will be fine. If it does bother you a lot, you can always put a dab of glue on it and keep it still.
     
  3. Jan 19, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    MooseTX82

    MooseTX82 [OP] Moose

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    Well maybe about 1/8" or so. You gotta really hold on to it and give it a good shake tho so it doesnt bother me that much at all. I feel better knowing its normal. Thanks
     
  4. Jan 19, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    +1... I'm not impressed at all with the quality of the Scosche kits... Have thought about replacing mine with another one, but it's not "bad enough" for me to worry about right now...
     
  5. Jan 19, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    It would certainly be nice to use the metal brackets instead, but that's not what I think is so crappy... It's that flimsy little trim ring they include that just kinda "sits" in place. Doesn't snap in, or in other manner make a secure connection. Doesn't necessarily look bad, it's just cheap.
     
  6. Jan 19, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    mlavrey

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    Where are you guys buying the Metra kits at? (now that Circuit City is closing) I also made the mistake of installing a Scosche kit and have not liked it from the word go. Does the Metra have the same texture as the original radio?
     
  7. Jan 19, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Metra is apparently the way to go...
     
  8. Jan 19, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    sooner07

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