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Removing metal brackets from factory headunit.

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by szetor, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. szetor

    szetor [OP] Member

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    I want to try the metal brackets instead of the plastic ones that came with the Scosche dash kit. Each bracket is held in by 4 phillips screws, I can't seem to get any of the screws to budge. I almost stripped one of them trying.

    Anyone else run into this problem??
     
  2. TacomaBuzz

    TacomaBuzz Manual Transmission Enthusiast

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    They come loose easy with a socket and ratchet and this is why the scosche kit sucks. it's cheap and flimsy.You need to get the metra kit instead.
     
  3. szetor

    szetor [OP] Member

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    Doh! Why didn't I think of that..

    Thanks, I will give that a shot :)
     
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    Beach Taco Well-Known Member

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    Tacoma Buzz gots it right. 10mm socket and ratchet.
     
  5. szetor

    szetor [OP] Member

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    I ended up using the plastic brackets. I didn't have it installed properly in the first place as it was too dark.

    I snapped the tabs into place and it is a very tight fit now.

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