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Clarion 2DBKT Mounting Kit

Universal double-DIN mounting kit

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by Kristen Schaub
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Trying to custom-install a double-DIN receiver? Clarion's universal mounting sleeve lets you install a double-sized, 4" tall car receiver in your modified dash opening. This kit comes with one universal double-DIN sleeve, one pair of ISO brackets, and one trim ring for a quick and easy installation.

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    Details:
    • kit includes a universal double-DIN sleeve, a pair of universal double-DIN ISO brackets, and a universal double-DIN trim ring
    • sleeve dimensions: 7-9/16" wide x 4-3/8" high
    • cut out requirements: 7-3/16" x 4-3/8"
    • warranty: 1 year (kit only)
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    • Metal sleeve
    • Black plastic trim ring
    • 2 Metal mounting brackets
    • 8 Machine screws

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    Overview: The Clarion Universal Double Din Bracket (2DBKT) allows you to mount select Clarion Double-Din headunits into customized 4" dash-openings of your vehicle. The Clarion 2DBKT includes a metal double-din sleeve, a black plastic double-din trim ring, two metal ISO-mounting brackets, and eight machine screws.

    Dimensions: The Clarion 2DBKT Universal Double Din Bracket offers the following dimensions.

    • Sleeve: Width = 7.175", Height = 4.355", Depth = 3.945"
    • Trim Ring: Width = 7.675", Height = 4.605", Depth = 0.405"
     
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    5 out of 5

    Works well

    Written By Anonymous, VA on Tuesday, August 05, 2014
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    Used this to install a Pioneer FH-X700BT double DIN unit in a 2000 Mercedes ML320. Install went well and didn't have to modify anything to make it fit. The only downside that I can see is that the trim ring attaches via snap on tabs. The tabs are small and could potentially break off if not careful enough. I didn't have any issues though.
    Pros:
    Easy install. Trim has good quality
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    5 out of 5

    Excellent mounting kit

    Written By TC, Tampa, FL on Thursday, June 19, 2014
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    This is the most well made mounting kit I've seen. Its made of powder coated heavy gauge steel. Also there are no sharp edges like some of the other adapters
    Pros:
    Well made
    Cons:
    could use standard mounting holes.
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    5 out of 5

    Clarion 2DBKT Kit

    Written By AJW, Southern, IN on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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    Great product, works for any double-din head unit from Clarion! Only downside, is that I'm now upgrading to a different brand head unit and I'm not sure if it will work right with it. Oh well, still a great product.
    Pros:
    Fits Clarion products perfectly, fits in dash great, looks amazing.
    Cons:
    None
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    4 out of 5

    Great for custom installs

    Written By MonteM, Kansas City, MO on Friday, November 29, 2013
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    I ordered this kit to install a double din head unit into a din and half opening in my 2000 model truck. Yes, I had to cut the opening in my dash, but not much. This Clarion 2DBKT Mounting Kit worked fantastic for what I needed. It automatically gave me the dimensions that I need to trim my dash opening to and then when installed provided the needed support for the new head unit. I am very pleased with the outcome this product helped me achieve.
    Pros:
    This product gives you many mounting options with its multiple bend tabs.
    Cons:
    The only cons are that the tiny screws that are used to attach the head unit brackets to the din sleeve are very easy to lose, and that it doesn't use a standard din release tool...this could also be a pro though also, making theft of the head unit harder. Also a lack of hardware to mount din sleeve to actual dash.
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    5 out of 5

    mounting kit

    Written By dan S, kissimmee florida on Thursday, March 07, 2013
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    arrived quickly everything in package as described in ad
    Cons:
    none
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    5 out of 5

    2001 Mercedes CLK55

    Written By Ben, Oxon Hill, MD on Friday, September 14, 2012
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    Bought a Pioneer AVH-P2400BT, but later realized it didn't come with a double din mounting sleeve. Decided to go with this instead of the more expensive Pioneer ADTVA133 sleeve after reading a Crutchfield positive review as well some Mercedes forums hearing that the Clarion 2DBKT trim fits perfect with minimal trimming. Fitment was perfect and mounting was straight-forward with the Clarion's supplied hardware.
    Pros:
    Quality hardware, perfect fitment for the 2001 Mercedes Benz CLK
    Cons:
    No instructions
    1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Custom insatll

    Written By juanito157, Chicago on Friday, May 13, 2011
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    When installing a double din head unit in a vehicle already equipped with an existing double din. You simply transfer the existing brackets and usually its a
    painless install, but when installing one in a custom application a sleeve such as
    this is essential!! This sleeve is very strong and allowed for a very secure install in
    my 1992 Ford SHO
    8 out of 8 people found this helpful
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    3 out of 5

    not what I expected

    Written By Jason, Portland Oregon on Monday, January 04, 2010
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    I expected this to be a universal mounting kit that I could use with the DIN sleeve that came with my new stereo, unfortunately that was not the case.

    This is just a DIN sleeve and trim ring, not a mounting kit.
    4 out of 15 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    2002 Mercedes CLK

    Written By Patrik, Las Vegas NV on Monday, July 13, 2009
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    I installed a pioneer nav unit with this kit. It worked EXCELLENT. I only had to sand the trim ring a little in the corners. The best option for Mercedes out there.
    9 out of 9 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Happy Customer!

    Written By William, Bensalem, PA on Saturday, December 27, 2008
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    Used this kit to fit a Pioneer AVIC-D3 Navigation unit in a 2000 Saab 9-5
    Aero. The sleeve and brackets fit the unit perfectly and the trim ring fit
    better than the ring included with the Nav unit, and also matched the dash
    perfectly.
    41 out of 49 people found this helpful
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