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American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Fits select 1995-up General Motors, Isuzu, Suzuki & Toyota models — double-DIN radios

for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+ for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+
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American International GMK-422 kit

The American International GMK-422 kit allows you to install a double-DIN (4" tall) car stereo in your vehicle's dash opening. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this kit is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.

Installation note: To use this kit with a double-DIN radio, you'll need to cut out the divider strip in the center of this kit to accommodate the radio.

Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

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  • Trim ring
  • 2 Side brackets
  • Bottom bracket
  • Eight M5 x 10mm phillips-head screws
  • Two M5 x 12mm pan-head screws
  • Two 0.75" self-tapping screws
  • 3 Speed-clips
  • 2 Nuts
  • Installation Instructions

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5 out of 5

Dash Receiver Kit

Written By MikeH, Tulia, TX on Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The receiver kit looks very classy in the dash. No sign of it being an add-on.
Pros:
Instructions very easy to understand and looks good in the dash slot.
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5 out of 5

Easy to install

Written By Anonymous, Texas on Friday, July 25, 2014
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The confusion with breaking off tabs was not nearly as bad as I've ready here. You simply need to end up with the same mounting tab locations that your stock unit had. You literally have a map of the necessary tabs in your possession when you take the old head unit out, so you need not bother with the instructions if you find them confusing.
Pros:
Easy to use. Free with my head unit.
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3 out of 5

Make Sure You Have a Cut-off Tool to Fabricate

Written By VA Steve 55, Leesburg, VA on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Short story - it does work with a JVC double-DIN deck in a 2004 Silverado 1500. The long story - make sure you have a rotary tool or some other cut-off tool to fabricate this bracket for your particular vehicle. "Universal" means this is basically raw material that the user must modify to fit their vehicle. It ships with mounting tabs for every vehicle it fits, and you have to cut off the tabs that interfere with your fit. It is made of plastic so make sure your don't ruin the brackets taking off the unnecessary tabs. I used a small rotary tool (name brand) with a cut-off wheel. Also, I agree completely with Bruce from Charlotte, the instructions are useless, follow his advice.
Pros:
It works and looks nice when done.
Cons:
Be prepared to spend some time fabricating and the instructions are crazy.
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3 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By william t, annapolis, md on Thursday, July 17, 2014
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instructions were not very clear on the setup, took awhile to install
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4 out of 5

Throw away the install guide

Written By Bruce, Charlotte, NC on Thursday, July 17, 2014
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So my suggestion on this is attach the front plate to the two side plates, attach to the head-unit and then fit. Remove any tabs that get in the way. Much easier to understand than the chinese menu of an installation guide.
Cons:
installation guide.
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1 out of 5

What a waste

Written By RyanW, Minot AFB, ND on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
 
Instructions are abhorrent! Absolutely garbage and very difficult to follow. They read like a "choose your own adventure" book in a two page pamphlet except that they never get you to the end. Disgustingly vague and practically useless. I am now forced to purchase an entirely new bracket because whoever wrote these installation instructions couldn't keep them straight.
Pros:
What?
Cons:
Instructions do more harm than good.
Crutchfield response on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
We're sorry to hear you had trouble with the instructions that came with the kit. We've refunded the cost of the replacement kit, and when you get it, don't hesitate to call our Tech Support team to get some help with it. They can help you pick the safe path through that story!
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3 out of 5

A little fiddly, but ultimately worked

Written By JeffS., Murfreesboro, TN on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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A lot of tabs to break off. Had to really study the instructions to make sure and not screw it up. The face plate was kind of a tight fit and bows out a little when installed, but you can't tell when the vehicle dash trim is installed. I hope the plastic holds up over time.
Pros:
It did adapt the radio to the truck as advertised.
Cons:
Takes a bit of study to make sure and break off the correct tabs.
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5 out of 5

install kit

Written By mark, baltimore on Friday, July 11, 2014
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there install kits are perfect . makes install so ez !!!! thank you
Pros:
perfect fit
Cons:
na
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5 out of 5

GMK-422

Written By Jon, Lexington, NC on Wednesday, July 09, 2014
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This kit makes my radio look like it belongs. You know that friend who has that awkward looking radio in their vehicle? Sure it sounds nice, but it just sticks out like a sore thumb. Well, this will not be you! My only complaint, it doesn't exactly match the color of my factory dash. Other than that, it is sweet!
Pros:
Good value. Looks sweet/factory.
Cons:
Colors don't exactly match up to factory.
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5 out of 5

Just what I expected

Written By OFTOKC, Hinton Oklahoma on Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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Just what I expected when I ordered this item. Very simple to use and understand the instructions. Took about 10 minutes to install and looks great in my truck
Cons:
Sometimes the tavern kind of hard to break off by hand
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5 out of 5

Kit

Written By Kit, Del Rio tx on Sunday, July 06, 2014
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Perfect kit for my sterio. The fit was exactly what I needed and wanted, no gaps, nor anything looking like if an rookie installed my stereo even tho I'm not an expert at this
Pros:
The right kit for the right vehicle is a critical step while adding an aftermarket radio.
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

Nice unit

Written By Anonymous, Lincoln Ne on Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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Nice mount for radio, directions are a bit confusing.
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2 out of 5

So-so kit

Written By Todd, Quakertown, PA on Friday, June 27, 2014
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Could only use the side mounting brackets with the JVC KW-HDR81BT double din head unit I bought. The trim ring from the kit is too small...even with the JVC's sleeve removed. Instructions are a bit confusing.
Pros:
Had what was needed to install my head unit
Cons:
Confusing instructions. Couldn't use the supplied trim ring. Fortunately, the JVC head unit had its own.
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5 out of 5

Looks great

Written By MDP, Woodbury, MN on Monday, June 16, 2014
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Looks great and finishes off the install well.
Pros:
Looks good
Cons:
Lots of extra tabs to remove. Slightly confusing instructions
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3 out of 5

Annoying!

Written By SHollen, Raleigh,NC on Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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This kit was really frustrating to assemble for my Trailblazer. It was made like a one-size-fits-all, but required multiple pieces to be cut off which was tedious and hazardous. It would be just as simple to have different kits that fit most car types. However, once we got it cut to size, it looks great.
Pros:
Looks good and fits well.
Cons:
Very difficult to assemble for my car. Required a lot of time and cutting to get the perfect fit for my car.
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4 out of 5

mounting kit

Written By Anonymous, peoria illinois on Wednesday, June 04, 2014
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product was fine, but instruction lacking. guidance on tab removal is needed...I cut some tabs with a hack saw and was able to bend others back and forth with pliers to remove.
Pros:
good fit, easy ti install
Cons:
had to figure out how to remove tabsl on my own
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1 out of 5

install kit

Written By Dave H, Mechanicsville Va on Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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No Instructions to adapt to Chev van
Pros:
Once adapted install easy
Cons:
No instructions for installation. This is the worst set of install instruction I have seen .
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5 out of 5

Looks Great!

Written By SR, Kansas City on Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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Worked out great in my 2002 GMC Envoy. Fit perfectly.
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4 out of 5

Dash Kit

Written By RandyB, Coos Bay, oregon on Saturday, May 31, 2014
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Once i figured out the pieces i needed for my vehicle it worked out fine.
Pros:
it was free
Cons:
confusing what piece is needed for you vehicle, Hard to screw side brackets on had to modify a little
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3 out of 5

Works, but not impressive

Written By DaveS, Portland, OR on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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This adapter worked fine for installing a new head unit into our 2003 Pontiac Grand Am. As expected, it's just a big piece of plastic with tabs in the right spot to bolt to the OEM mounting holes. Where I think it could be improved is either a more specific product offering for each model of car, or a better way to customize it. As it is you get somewhat cryptic instructions that tell you to remove certain tabs depending on what model car you have. What you aren't told is how best to accomplish that, and the tabs aren't scored or otherwise marked in a way make them easy to remove (which kind of makes sense since that would also necessarily weaken them, which is not what you want for the tabs you keep). I ended up using wire snippers to remove the unwanted tabs, and it was difficult and the result a bit ugly. But it did work.
Pros:
Does the job
Cons:
Tabs are hard to remove cleanly, instructions are a bit cryptic
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2 out of 5

Didnt fit at all

Written By bola, Godfrey IL on Monday, May 26, 2014
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Didnt fit my truck at all even though it said it did
Pros:
There are no pros
Cons:
iF YOU ARE GOOD IMPROVISING THEN ITS ok AND CAN FILE HERE AND THERE AND MAKE IT WORK THEN ITS ok
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4 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By MikeO, Denver, CO on Sunday, May 18, 2014
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Realizing this is a universal kit for many applications, it seemed sill to end up with almost none of the kit actually installed on the unit itself.
Pros:
Ease of installation.
Cons:
None I can think of. Trash perhaps?
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3 out of 5

Works.

Written By Wenjen4, Allen, Ok. on Friday, May 02, 2014
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It works. Instructions are confusing. I know it's a universal kit so I shouldn't complain about having to break tabs, but they are difficult to trim.
Pros:
Gets the radio in the truck.
Cons:
Difficult to break unneeded tabs.
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2 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Cumming, GA on Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Worked but the instructions were terrible.
Pros:
Worked
Cons:
Instructions were terrible. I had to assemble it and see what I actually needed to trim as the instructions really can't be followed.
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4 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Jim W, Cornell, IL on Monday, April 28, 2014
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Kit worked fine but instructions were a little vague. Once I figured out which tabs to keep and which to cut it was fine.
Pros:
Once instructions were deciphered it worked well.
Cons:
Very generic instructions - poorly worded.
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Olympian wa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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It's free and works great
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2 out of 5

Made the stereo fit nicely

Written By Kountry, Cumberland, Md on Sunday, April 13, 2014
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The instructions were very confusing. I had to take the old unit out of the car first and use it as a guide.
Pros:
Made the install look nice.
Cons:
POOR Instructions!
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3 out of 5

OK

Written By Joe W, Wilkes-Barre,PA on Thursday, April 10, 2014
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A little plasticy, just enough to mount radio
Pros:
easy to install
Cons:
hard to understand instructions. This kit fits a tousand radios, a little unclear as to what parts to use on my unit.
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4 out of 5

It works

Written By JYaz, Hanover, PA on Thursday, April 10, 2014
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It does what it should. Looks ok
Pros:
Holds the radio in place
Cons:
Too many extra parts to take off of it.
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4 out of 5

Good product

Written By Jake H, Independence, MO on Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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Good product. Looks good installed. The instructions are lacking clarity for sure. The product required a great deal of manipulating to fit my application. Best advice is to remove the factory head unit and compare the pieces to make them match. If you are looking for a kit that you can pull out of the box and it install it this is not the one.
Pros:
Works and looks good
Cons:
Requires a great deal of manipulating and thoughtful decision making.
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5 out of 5

2003 Pontiac Bonneville dash kit

Written By Michael McKinney, Sumter on Monday, April 07, 2014
 
Great Product
Pros:
none
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Great

Written By Jason, Hanford ca on Sunday, April 06, 2014
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Great
Pros:
Perfect for
Cons:
None
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3 out of 5

GMK-422

Written By RichardH, Waldoboro, ME on Friday, April 04, 2014
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The instructions were confusing. The plasitc parts had bumps and seepage from their moiding process. However, I was able to get a good result by cleaning up parts and using my old unit as a guide.
Pros:
After much study and calls it provided a strong conversion unit.
Cons:
Poor instructions and quality control.
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5 out of 5

Bracket

Written By Giovanni, Denver, CO on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
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Easy to use!!!!
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4 out of 5

Fit perfectly

Written By Bill, Sugar Grove, IL on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Fit the radio and the opening perfectly
Pros:
Everything fit
Cons:
Almost too many mounting points. This adapter probably fits every GM vehicle made with a double DIN radio. I removed all but 2.
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5 out of 5

GM 2500HD

Written By Brainerd, Brainerd, MN on Monday, March 24, 2014
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It did the job. Kit worked
Pros:
Works Needed part
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Chesapeake, va on Sunday, March 23, 2014
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Easy to use kit to make aftermarket radios fit in stock locations.
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2 out of 5

Instructions were confusing...

Written By joe, Norman, OK on Monday, March 17, 2014
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I've installed a few stereos with kits from Crutchfield, all without issue, however, this kit was a bit disappointing!

So, this product, technically works for my car, however...I literally did not follow the instructions... they were too confusing! On one page, it would say to break off certain tabs if your vehicle was not this certain type, then you'd go to the next page and their would a diagram that looked almost like a side view, and we should "not remove" other tabs if your vehicle was on this new list.

In the end, I had to put the pieces together, do what I will call a "visual fit" of the bracket, then break off all the tabs based on that... Like I said, it technically works, but I would almost recommend not following the instructions on this one!
Pros:
It will fit... there are about 20 different car models this bracket will fit, and it certainly worked for my car
Cons:
The instructions were confusing and a bit hard to follow.
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5 out of 5

Great Product

Written By MzLadyX, Spokane, WA on Monday, March 17, 2014
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Worked great with the receiver that it was sent with.
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5 out of 5

Dash Kit

Written By Dvib, Maysville Ky on Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Easy to configure and easy to install. Looked like it was OEM kit in my dash!
Pros:
Easy assembly, easy install
Cons:
NONE
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3 out of 5

Vague Instructions

Written By Ron, Webb City, MO on Monday, March 10, 2014
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Instructions are vague for installation
Pros:
When instructions are obtained, the devise works well
Cons:
Vague instillation instructions for GMC.
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5 out of 5

Made it so easy

Written By Chris, Indiana on Thursday, March 06, 2014
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What a great product. just followed the directions for my 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the system fit right in with out having to use the metal sleeve.
Pros:
perfect fit
Cons:
removing some of the tabs was a little diificult but nothing that a sharp box knife and some patience didn't take care of.
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4 out of 5

Receiver Kit

Written By FB-Nomad, NC on Monday, March 03, 2014
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instructions were not clear enough for each make of auto.
Pros:
Fit great
Cons:
unclear instruction on tabs to remove
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4 out of 5

Works fine

Written By AndrewD, NorCal on Monday, March 03, 2014
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This kit works as advertised, but you need to take care when breaking off the tabs you do not need. I used a hacksaw blade (by hand) to remove the larger tabs on the trim plate. The side-plate tabs were removed using needle nose pliers.
Pros:
Works fine Looks good
Cons:
Tabs can be difficult to remove - use care
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1 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Chris, St.cloud, MN. on Sunday, March 02, 2014
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I had to go to a local shop and buy a new one because the directions told me to cut the tabs off the sides and when I went to install my deck the tabs I needed were the wrong ones so if you buy this take your factory deck out first so you know you are not cutting off the tabs you need
Pros:
It would have been a 5 star if the directions were written well
Cons:
The directions are horrible they should tell you to take your factory deck out first so you know what your working with
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2 out of 5

Confusing...

Written By Dave, MA on Saturday, March 01, 2014
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Directions for installing this kit were very confusing. I literally took the directions after reading them over 10 times and threw it out. I then lined up the brackets that would be screwed in and cut the rest off.. I know the kit was made to accommodate many vehicles but i feel like the directions need some work.

In my opinion, ease of installing and directions are just as important as the quality of the product.
Pros:
Fits perfectly in my vehicle and great quality!
Cons:
Directions were useless.
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5 out of 5

Install Kit

Written By Jenks, Wichita, KS on Monday, February 24, 2014
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Good install kit, simple to use and secures radio firmly.
Pros:
Simple to use, installs easy.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Sean P, Southern California on Saturday, February 22, 2014
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Easy to install
Pros:
Fits many models
Cons:
Pieces need to be cut off with care.
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5 out of 5

Read directions carefully

Written By Don, WV on Friday, February 14, 2014
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Iinstalled in a 2004 silverado and it fits up perfectly. The instructions are a bit triicky to figure out which pieces need to be removed as it is a universal kit and therefore list several different makes and models, however as I said, it fits perfect and is a snap to put together. I actually had to order a second one since the "free" one that came with my order, I cut the wrong monting tabs off. Maybe out of haste as well, but insttructions could be better.
Pros:
Sufficient hardware Fit
Cons:
Instructions and diagrams
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4 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Scott, Hartford CT on Monday, February 10, 2014
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Works well although the directions weren't very helpful
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4 out of 5

Good piece, took a while to figure it out

Written By rotordawg, Central, NH on Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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This unit can fit thousands of radios. Once modified (per instructions) it fit my radio perfectly. In order to fit my Jensen I had to cut most of the tabs off. They are mounted real good so it was hard to cut them. The instructions are very vague and I had to read them several times before I got it. Once modified it fit nice.
Pros:
Great fit once modified for my radio. Some extra parts I didn't need.
Cons:
Only gave 4 stars because the instructions suck and tabs were hard to break off.
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4 out of 5

In dash

Written By Luvmychi3, Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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Great item. Very solid. Directions that were included seemed a bit confusing, but manageable.
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1 out of 5

GMK-422

Written By KBvo, Mechanicsville, VA on Sunday, February 02, 2014
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This installation kit is no good. Instructions are very unclear. I just had to "figure it out" for myself on my 2010 Chevy Colorado. Crutchfield needs to look at this kit and see if another brand would be better. I am very disappointed with this kit, first time I have ever not been satisfied completely by a Crutchfield item.
Pros:
None.
Cons:
See above.
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5 out of 5

Perfect fit

Written By Lox4rox, Texas on Sunday, February 02, 2014
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Fit perfectly in my 04 Denali. Easy to install.
Pros:
Fit and ease of install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By bt, va on Friday, January 31, 2014
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worked great
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5 out of 5

In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Arnie L, Croydon Pa on Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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Great piece everything fit perfect and looks clean when installed
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3 out of 5

2003 Silvarado

Written By D.S., SoCal on Monday, January 20, 2014
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It works, but the instructions were not very good. Lots of tabs to cut off! They are not clear though on which ones. Everything that I could see in the instructions seemed that you were supposed to cut all of the tabs off, but I knew that some had to stay. I finally had to remove the old stereo to compare. My suggestion, just throw away instructions and line it up yourself to see what you need to do.
Pros:
It does what it is supposed to.
Cons:
Instructions
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1 out of 5

A Necessary Evil

Written By Anonymous, Delran, NJ on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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The instructions were VERY hard to follow, and you end up throwing away more than you use. With the unit I purchased I only needed the sides, and the supplied screws were too short. Longer screws from my tool box, and a little "Automotive" know-how got the job done.
Cons:
Very Poor instructions for my unit.
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2 out of 5

You get what you pay for...

Written By Bill S, Albuquerque, NM on Monday, January 13, 2014
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Pretty basic - a few pieces of plastic. The problem is in the instructions. They don't depict what you need to do very well. You are supposed to remove numerous unneeded tabs, but the diagrams leave a lot to be desired so you don't know which ones to remove and which ones to leave. I had to call to ask.
Pros:
Ended up with a nice clean installation.
Cons:
Getting there was a pain - poor directions, and very confusing if you don't install stereos all the time.
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3 out of 5

Required, but instructions were not clear

Written By SiddR, Temecula, CA on Monday, January 13, 2014
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This product is required to install a new receiver, however, the instructions were not very clear. The pictures didn't show clearly what tabs should be cut, and didn't give instructions on how to cut those tabs. In the end, I had to figure out what tabs to cut by looking at my old receiver.
Pros:
Makes a new receiver fit properly in the dash.
Cons:
Poor instructions especially pictures in the instructions
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5 out of 5

LOOKS LIKE A FACTORY INSTALL

Written By BJK, OKC OK on Monday, January 13, 2014
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LOOKS LIKE A FACTORY INSTALL. CRUTCHFIELD SENT IT FREE WITH THE STEREO AND BACK UP CAMERA ORDER
Pros:
ALL POSITIVE
Cons:
NONE
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4 out of 5

It works

Written By Vcpbp101, San Antonio, TX on Thursday, January 09, 2014
 
It works as it should but takes a little planning and thinking on the instructions part. Once installed though, everything fit perfectly.
Pros:
Perfect fit once installed
Cons:
instructions can be a little confusing
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3 out of 5

Not so perfect fit

Written By DonH, Clarksville TN on Monday, January 06, 2014
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This is a great kit to make installing non-factory radio a fairly easy chore. Problem is it is made for multiple vehicles and you need a dremmel or a multi-cutting tool to make it fit properly. For the 2005 Silverado you have to take off nearly every single mounting tab to make it fit.
Pros:
works well once modified
Cons:
have to modify
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Mark, Dallas, Texas on Sunday, January 05, 2014
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Fits perfectly, easy to install, free :)
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5 out of 5

Free and Easy. Can't beat that.

Written By Jeff M, San Antonio, TX on Friday, January 03, 2014
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This install kit was very easy to use. The instructions were simple and clear, and the new head unit looks like it belongs in the truck. Very happy with this kit.
Pros:
Easy to install, looks great.
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2 out of 5

Yes it works, instructions lousy

Written By Steve KY, Ashland KY on Friday, January 03, 2014
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Works but instructions really sketchy.This thing apparently is cleverly designed to mount every radio made into any car ever made. You have to figure out which tabs you need and which you don't. Then cut off the unneeded ones. The instructions are vague. And you don't want to cut off one that you will need . If you use the kit daily, probably not a problem, but for a first time, a lot of head scratching!
Pros:
Works
Cons:
Confusing instructions
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4 out of 5

Makes the fit nice

Written By a w, Garden City, KS on Thursday, January 02, 2014
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The fit and finish are nice, but the directions are confusing. I ended up not using them and using common sense to install.
Pros:
Fits as specified once all the extra tabs are cut off.
Cons:
Directions are hard to understand, but look at your dash and you'll figure it out.
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4 out of 5

Decent product but could use improved instructions

Written By JET, Fort Myers, FL on Wednesday, January 01, 2014
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Overall, not a bad product, and better in quality than the brittle Metra kits I've used in the past. The tabs that are meant to be broken off to customize the kit for different vehicles could be easier to remove (perhaps score them better), and the instructions provided could use a lot of improvement. For example, this kit instructs one to break off the tabs "as shown" in the illustration, but the illustration isn't marked at all, it just shows the part, unaltered and unmarked. An experienced installer won't have too much trouble (or perhaps none at all... I didn't) figuring out what to remove to make it work, but I can see where a novice/beginner might get tripped up and potentially remove something that is necessary for the installation.
Pros:
Sturdy, good fit, overall good quality, and as always, provided free by Crutchfield with the purchase of most head units, one of the many reasons I continue to buy from them!
Cons:
Poorly written/marked instructions
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5 out of 5

Easy to use!

Written By SC, Nelsonville, Ohio on Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Instructions could be a bit clearer since you are required to cut and remove tabs on the plastic. Very sold mount once you get it in. It takes a fair amt of force to snap the front on to the sides and I was worried about it snapping, but it held up!
Pros:
Quick and sturdy
Cons:
Instructions could use some fine tuning, but after you stare at it for a while and get up the nerve to start cutting tabs off, it's ok. Several places the instructions say "remove all tabs except models not listed above" ...and there are no models listed above at all
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2 out of 5

Confusing!

Written By Weeks, Oakland, MD on Friday, December 27, 2013
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Wow! This is the most confusing "in-dash receiver kit" I have worked with. I have a 2004 Chevy Cavalier and it was very hard to figure which tabs to keep and which to break off. The manufacturers instructions were extremely confusing!! This kit is used for several vehicles and has way too many instructions. Couldn't easily find my vehicle in the jumble.
Pros:
Needed for a custom fit.
Cons:
Hard to follow instructions.
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4 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, lansing, Mi on Sunday, December 22, 2013
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The instructions were sort of clear. They made one triple check because you weren't sure if you should remove a part or keep it, you just knew of the part.
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4 out of 5

Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Angola, IN on Friday, December 20, 2013
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I used the old radio to determine what tabs to cut off, but overall easy to snap together and mount to the new radio.
Pros:
It fits and it's black to match.
Cons:
The plastic is a bit flimsy for a heavy, metal radio.
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4 out of 5

Fits and works good

Written By EA, El Segundo CA on Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Does the job
Pros:
Fits, works
Cons:
Instructions not great, could be tougher.
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2 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Tastro, Norman, OK on Monday, December 16, 2013
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The instruction manual that comes with this product is very bad. The pieces come with a large number of extra tabs to fit many vehicles. The instructions do not do a very good job of explaining which ones to remove! Also, the instructions do not do a very good job of showing how the side pieces connect to the front plate.
Pros:
It worked
Cons:
Instructions very poor. Took a lot of trial and error.
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5 out of 5

nice

Written By Anonymous, North Dakota on Monday, December 16, 2013
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Clear Instructions, Easy install
Pros:
Easy To install
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Sadsburyville, PA on Sunday, December 15, 2013
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Made for a nice install look factory
Pros:
Clean
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Nice fit and finish

Written By Ed, Gordon, TX on Monday, December 09, 2013
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Worked well for my vehicle. Instructions could have been slightly clearer as I didn't want to remove the wrong tabs for my vehicle but I figured it out.
Pros:
Nice finish when done
Cons:
Instructions
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5 out of 5

American International GMK-422 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Medford,Or on Saturday, December 07, 2013
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Made installing really simple
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5 out of 5

Simple and straight forward

Written By Drock77, Claremore, Ok on Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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