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Poll:Do you guys think that aftermarket "decks" are cool looking?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by PWhite13, Jan 28, 2011.

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Are aftermarket stereo decks ugly or cool looking?

  1. They look cool and add function.

    513 vote(s)
    64.4%
  2. Ehh, I guess they add function but look wierd.

    215 vote(s)
    27.0%
  3. They are ugly and I would not have one.

    69 vote(s)
    8.7%
  1. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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    novataco

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    I think double din nav units look good, but single din stereos generally have fugly designs, like they are trying to make them look futuristic.

    I wish someone would make clean, classy and simple ones, like Bang Olufson looking, not like the Star Wars failed efforts I see out there with lots of black plastic and round features.
     
  2. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    novataco

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    To me that just looks so stealable.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    tommelleo22

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    if you go with a nice dash kit and go with a quality deck such as alpine kenwood or pioneer it's elegant. not to mention the better sound quality with aftermarket.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2011 at 6:30 AM
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    Cutter29

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    i prefer the double din. better sound, more options and often look cleaner then stock. i kinda wish i'd gone with a unit without the buttons on the side.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Feb 25, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    floridaoccifer

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    Just got a Pioneer Doubledin DVD on Amazon for $290 shipped.

    AVH-P3200BT, so needless to say I am partial to aftermarket doubledin units. ;)


    [​IMG]
     
  6. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    MyToyTaco

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    Wash your hands :eek:

    x2. I think the single dins look ugly unless the car dash will only fit single din, then it looks like it fits better.

    I love my pioneer DD touchscreen. The Nav + Bluetooth + Sirius + DVD + everything else this amazing piece of equipment can do, is just plain awesome. The toyota logo displayed on the screen is for sure the finishing touch :D
     
  7. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    Most single dins look tacky on the Tacoma especially when they don't match the colors. I like mine a lot though because it's black with red so at night it looks really good and matches the colors of my other dash controls. My buddy has a single that changes colors from red-green-blue-orange etc with some disco background shit going on. I can't stand it.
    Doubles are sweet but I'm not a fan. During night driving it's a big light shining in your face. It's pretty distracting. All preference though.

    This is what I've got and love it.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    My screen dims when the lights are on, it's really not bad.

    The bad thing about this is when it rains during the day and I have to have my lights on, it's kind of hard to see the screen
     
  9. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    I was looking at these, but damn the buttons feel so cheap...
     
  10. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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    I have the same deck and I love it too. The built-in blue toof is the shit! The Ipod function works really well too.
     
  11. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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    malander

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    I'm also lookin at one of these but I don't know if I can justify it
     
  12. Feb 25, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    I think its worth it because I wasn't able to plug my Ipod into my factory deck. I wasn't about to use an FM transmitter either. You can control the Ipod from the deck or the Ipod itself, or just plug a USB flash drive into the front. It also produces better sound.
     
  13. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    i like my Kenwood.
    [​IMG]
    the 25 watts rms x4 doesnt hurt either.
     
  14. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    MHO is the factory deck looks the best, but I do love the double din units as well. If my stock stereo ever craps out then I will get me a touch screen deck.
     
  15. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    I don't even use the buttons. It comes with a small remote that I use. Keeps the fingerprints off and is easier to use.
     
  16. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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    I like mine.
     
  17. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:23 PM
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    Double-din aftermarket or stock on the newer models. Single-din just don't look right.
     
  18. Feb 25, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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  19. Feb 27, 2011 at 11:27 PM
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    i think a single din with a cb or ham as the second din would be cool. What i may go for...
     
  20. Feb 28, 2011 at 12:14 AM
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    This kenwood looks soooooooooooo happy! :p

    Anyways...

    I'm still trying to decide which double din I want. I was considering a Pioneer DVD/NAV once I have enough coin. I've read that the nav is pretty bad on the Pioneers though. I'd hate to install one and then never use it/return it. I've never had navigation in a vehicle, and I don't mind getting lost. I don't have a smart phone either so I definately don't have navigation. What ever happened to a good old map in the glove box?
     
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