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How does factory radio come out

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by redezman, May 15, 2010.

  1. May 15, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    redezman

    redezman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    2008 tacoma double cab with steering wheel controls.
    am/fm/6 disc cahnger.

    Looking to up grade sound and was wondering how the face plate comes off and radio comes out.

    thanks for any advice and help.
     
  2. May 15, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    Racer78

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    There are 4, 10mm or 12 mm bolts that hold the deck in place. Carefully pry the climate control panel off and that will expose them.
     
  3. May 15, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    Racer78

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    Oh, and the face plate doesnt have to come off.
     
  4. May 15, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    Racer78

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  5. May 15, 2010 at 6:05 PM
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    redezman

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    Thanks a million man
    great step x step link you posted too, thanks so much.

    MAN
    just went out and took radio out to see if i could do it and how easy it would be.
    took me longer to read that link you posted

    http://www.starmanage.com/installation/tacomadash/
    then it did to remove radio.
    NOW i know how so when i get ready for up grade i know how...
    also did some reading on the speakers and there even easier,
    thanks a million man, that was a great help
     
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