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New stereo. what do i need?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by dylandercole, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    dylandercole

    dylandercole [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My girlfriends dad just gave me his old stereo. Its a JVC KD-S24. I will install it with him since he knows stereos well enough but i dont know what I need to buy to get it to fit. (dash kit, harness, ect...) Can anyone give me a hand?
     
  2. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    you can get a dashkit that comes with 2 harnesses to connect to your stock plugs and some wiring pliers from tacotunes.com. i got them from there but through ebay.
     
  3. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    is there a certain kind of harness and dash kit i need? i really have no clue about stereos
     
  4. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    dylandercole

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    and on tacotunes it looks like its all for a 2nd gen. I have an 03
     
  5. Oct 29, 2009 at 10:12 PM
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    c'mon people I know you guys know the answer to this. little help?
     
  6. Oct 30, 2009 at 4:26 AM
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    tacomapack

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    You should be able to get a dash kit for your truck off ebay or Amazon pretty cheap. I got mine off Amazon. The wiring harness as outlaw7 said is a two plug harness. I got mine from Best Buy. It's a Toyota harness that fits all Toyota's from 87' up. You can just use crimp connectors to connect the head unit harness to the one you pick up. Then that just plugs into your truck harness.
     
  7. Oct 30, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    dylandercole

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    I saw a few of the dash kits on Ebay and on the metra website their pretty close in price. But theres abot 3 different types. Would I just need the pocket that goes under the stereo or would i need the whole setup?
     
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