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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tyurgen, Feb 4, 2021.

  1. Feb 4, 2021 at 4:33 AM
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    Tyurgen

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    B49817CC-FD88-475D-A7E6-FCC31800D682.jpg Hello Tacoma world I was wondering if I could install the 2016 Toyota Tacoma premium radio in my 2012 Toyota Tacoma base I have gone through the wiring and everything seems to be plug and play with A few adapters The only thing that worries me would be the space the 2016 radio is bigger and I don’t know if it will fit.
     
  2. Feb 4, 2021 at 3:27 PM
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    Where did you find the premium radio?
     
  3. Feb 4, 2021 at 3:32 PM
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    5B021E19-8C81-4B53-8BC6-844E2688D982.jpg On eBay for $250.00 it’s the 2016 Toyota Tacoma radio.
     
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  4. Feb 4, 2021 at 8:30 PM
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    Yes you can but you'll need a radio surround and brackets from a 13-15 radio. You'll also need to buy a gps antenna (they're cheap on Amazon) to get the navi to work. You just gotta trim the radio surround to get the new radio to fit. Everything was plug in play for me but mines a 13OR model so I don't know if that makes a difference.

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  5. Feb 5, 2021 at 1:04 AM
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    That is awesome to hear thank you very much I found the plastic bracket and the gps on Amazon looks like I’m doing this.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2021 at 8:01 AM
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    If you run into any trouble let me know and I'll try to help you out as much as I can. Good luck
     
  7. Feb 5, 2021 at 8:11 AM
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    Do happen to recall which surround you used or where you got it?
     
  8. Feb 5, 2021 at 8:49 AM
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    I used a 2013 surround. I got lucky here, I just asked If anyone had one laying around and someone sent me one for free.
     
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    I want to do this but does the stock radio have cra hook ups?
     
  10. Feb 5, 2021 at 10:28 AM
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  12. Feb 5, 2021 at 4:50 PM
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    I created a harness that connects to the Alpine amp and directly to the speakers. Check out this videos, it'll explain it a lot better.

    https://youtu.be/GeP0l-dwYvA
     
  13. Feb 15, 2021 at 11:48 PM
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    Well it’s not perfect but it will get the job done my speakers are louder now to.image.jpg image.jpg
     
  14. Feb 23, 2021 at 11:53 PM
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    5280D61F-D811-48BE-8729-C18094D27826.jpg Ryan2103a do you know if you could get the range an average MPG to work on your radio.
     
  15. Feb 23, 2021 at 11:55 PM
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    No I couldn't get that to work either.
     
  17. Feb 24, 2021 at 2:58 PM
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    Why didn't you go aftermarket? Could have gotten similar features with better finish.
     
  18. Feb 25, 2021 at 12:10 AM
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    image.jpg image.jpg ace96 I have two Tacoma’s and I went aftermarket on my 2005 Toyota Tacoma but I didn’t like The quality of the software on the original Toyota radios the software is amazing nice and responsive and on aftermarket radios you just don’t get the same results in the future I will get a custom housing for my 2012 Toyota Tacoma I used to have a 2016 Toyota Tacoma six speed manual 4 x 4 with the radio installed on my 2012 Tacoma and I really liked it I enjoyed it so that’s why I don’t want to go after market on my 2012 Tacoma and you get more volume out of original radio.
     
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