Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

For select 1974-03 vehicles — single-DIN radios

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Metra 30-6229

This mounting kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" tall) radio 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

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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Fit DashPerfectly, Looks Awesome

Written By JimL, Somerville, AL on Monday, April 27, 2015

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This filler component allowed us to install the standard radio into the factory space on our 95 Dodge Ram 1500. The piece looks like part of the original factory dash once installed. The plastic tabs align perfectly with the stock dash components to make installation very easy. Thanks! Jim

Pros: Black Color matches factory dash. Even if it didn't it could be painted to match any color. Plastic tabs fit stock dash sub-structure components, no screws or fasteners are required. No gaps between radio and filler, no unsightly cracks or voids

Cons: Can't think of any

great

Written By max, California on Monday, April 27, 2015

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Worked perfectly. Seemed a little flimsy before installation but after it was mounted worked very nicely

it just fits

Written By Stephen, Tennessee on Monday, April 20, 2015

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Slides right over radio, lock it on with the tabs on the unit and pop it in the hole in the dash. Prefect secure fit.

Pros: works as it should

Cons: none

fit

Written By Doug, Reading PA on Friday, April 17, 2015

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Fit perfect easy install

Easy

Written By kabar, Elkins West Virginia on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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All went well...very simple

Pros: ease of install...excellent fit

Cons: a little bit flimsy but seems to do the task

Does Not Support Dodge Ram Van Receiver

Written By Jamie, California on Monday, April 06, 2015

The website says this is what my 96 Dodge Ram Van needed. It does not hold the single din receiver. I had to go to a stereo shop, and the guy knew exactly which Metra dash kit I needed. Very similar but has brackets that support the stereo in the large space. Wasted money and had to go find the correct one. Bit of a bummer.

Pros: Probably works fine for the correct vehicle.

Cons: Did not work for my vehicle even though the online vehicle tool said it did. Only posting a review incase someone has a 96 Dodge Ram that needs a dash kit. Call for help first.

Crutchfield response on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 We have confirmed this was the correct kit for the Dodge RAM Van. It's a custom kit that Metra builds specifically for Crutchfield, and we've used it in many vehicles for years. The other kit that you purchased is most likely Metra's standard kit for these vehicles. It's more generic, so it'll work in even more vehicles, and can sometimes cause confusion during the installation. But either kit will do the job. When using this kit, be sure that you bend the tabs securely on the stereo's DIN sleeve (the metal cage included with your new stereo) in order to form a rigid mount. That will ensure that the stereo is held firmly in place. Meanwhile, since this kit didn't work out for you, we have refunded the price of it to your credit card.

Easy Install

Written By MB, California on Monday, April 06, 2015

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Easy install, fit perfectly. Down 1 star for not having additional support depth on the two non-screw corners.

Dashkit...

Written By Multi Jeeper, California on Sunday, April 05, 2015

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It's handy, and works... but There are things that could be better about it. For one, it needs to be stronger. Seems to flex more than I'd like. Might need some fibers added to the plastic mix to tighten it up. Next, I would pay more for a kit that cam with multiple mounting options. What if I wanted the head unit at the top of the adapter... or the bottom... ? I am stuck with it being right in the middle. If it was higher or lower, then I could mount some switches in the available space... or mount a jack or several, for a rear aux input, or USB input. Just seems like this adapter could have been far more developed and better designed.

Pros: Quick and easy

Cons: Lack of options Not as strong as I'd like

dash

Written By js, howell michigan on Saturday, March 28, 2015

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It works just fine.

Pros: Fits

Cons: None

Professional look

Written By dvan, Utah on Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Made install look professional.

Pros: Made install look professional.

Nice

Written By Ninjazx14R, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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fit well,..looks great..very easy..

Pros: fit, looks,...and ease

Cons: none

2001 Tj

Written By Alex, California on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Fit my 2001 Wrangler fine. Only problem I had was that I found out that at some point in my cars life somebody attempted to steal the radio and broke the mounts. Got it to work though and it looks great.

Pros: Fits great

Cons: none

Great Product

Written By ErinR, Grand Junction, CO on Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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I was installing the stereo into a 2001 Jeep and this piece was essential for a professional looking install. You will need to install the stereo trim plate before locking the stereo into the space because of a slight clearance issue.

Pros: Worked great!

Cons: none

Excellent Products

Written By Rigo, California on Saturday, March 07, 2015

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Dash install kit for my 99' Ram 2500, fit great single din stereo went in flawlessly and holds great as well. Looks real good after removing factory din!! Highly recommended!

Pros: Great fit, works great, covers the excess hole left behind by 1-1/2 din.!

Cons: Stereo sits Slightly lower on the right than on the left. You will Not notice it unless I point it out. Still looks n works excellent! Dont let this steer you away!

Perfection at it's finest!

Written By Down Shifter, Durango, CO on Thursday, March 05, 2015

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I have a 99' Dodge Ram 2500 w/Infinity package and this bolted right up.

Pros: Fits, works & is strong

Cons: None

Meters mounting plate for 99 Durango

Written By Kjejn, Hermitage, TN on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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Perfect fit, looks great!

Pros: Fit, ease of installation

Cons: None

perfect fit

Written By Shaff5, Westville, IL on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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As always, metra shines. This was a perfect fit.

Metra Dash Kit.

Written By Peepers6, Colorado on Monday, February 23, 2015

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I have tried several different brands of dash kits and for the most part they are all the same to me. I feel that Metra has a little more edge over the competition though.

Pros: Sturdy, good fit, & simple.

Cons: None.

Works great

Written By Andy, Los Angeles on Thursday, February 19, 2015

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Perfect fit for a clean installation.

Pros: Fits with no adjustment

Cons: None

Perfect Fit

Written By Brad, Grand Junction, CO on Monday, February 09, 2015

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This was a perfect fit for my truck. The description shows it fits 81 to 93 Dodge trucks but it fit perfectly in my 80 and I imagine would actually work for 74 through 93. I wish the guy before me had ordered the correct part instead of drilling holes in the dash.

Pros: Perfect fit.

Cons: None

Dash kit

Written By Scott, Indiana on Monday, February 02, 2015

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Very easy install,just wish it was a lil more sturdy since its only two mounting screws.

dash kit

Written By boyd, az. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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great!

Pros: fit was very good

Cons: none

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By telcompink, Essex, IL on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Perfect fit, quick delivery!

Pros: all good

Cons: nothing bad to say.

Install Kit

Written By lander, Connecticut on Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Looks great. Fits my Jeep perfectly

Nice

Written By Chris, Georgia on Thursday, January 08, 2015

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Used to install Alpine Stereo in my daughter's 1999 Jeep Wrangler. Very impressive. Looks like a factory installation.

Pros: Looks Factory.

Perfect fit

Written By 2001CherokeeSport, NJ on Friday, January 02, 2015

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Perfect fit, but should be more sturdy to support weight of whole radio

Pros: Perfect fit

Cons: Needs to be more sturdy

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit Reviews

Written By Steve M, California on Monday, December 29, 2014

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The form, fit and function are there but I would prefer this to be a piece of anodized steel to thwart off any ease of theft and a little more robustness.

Pros: fits perfect

Cons: ease of theft

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Washington on Sunday, December 28, 2014

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Perfect fit

no support for the rear of radio

Written By doc d, Pennsylvania on Saturday, December 27, 2014

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the bracket only supports the very front of the radio I purchased a single din radio I had to rap a small rag around the back to give it some support and to keep it stable

Pros: looks ok from he front

Cons: no support

Not Goodw

Written By Wille, Milwaukee on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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The radio is not secure and does not allow face to be removed without flexing mount. Poorly designed product, and would require addiontal support for optimal secure mounting. Would not buy again.

Pros: Black

Cons: Not secure- lots of flex. Does not have adequate hold for radio slide.

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By mike, anaheim, CA on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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this item had a perfect fit

Cons: none

Not impressed

Written By Dave, New York, NY on Monday, December 15, 2014

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I ordered this kit for my 2000 Cherokee and I am very disappointed by how loose and flimsy the bracket is. The two tiny mounting points feel as if they can hardly support the weight of the head unit and it vibrates when I drive.

Metra mounting kit.

Written By Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit, Illinois on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

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Metra kits are always of the finest quality and reliability!

Pros: Good fit, durable and easy to install.

Cons: None!

Works great

Written By Robert C, California on Sunday, December 07, 2014

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Works great looks great

Dash kit

Written By Johnny, Melbourne, Florida on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Awesome fits well, you need it and it will work fine.

It will work.

Written By Cory, Norman, OK on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Looks good and fits but I had to use a spacer to keep it flush with the dash face on my 99 Dodge Durango SLT+. It works. Just use a spacer on the top right bolt hole.

Fits 1999 Dodge Durango!

Written By drdoug99, Ohio on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Fits perfect, arrived in less than 2 days! Could not find a Metra dash kit locally, Crutchfield had this cheaper than the other brands anyway, and with free shipping!

Pros: Fits my single DIN stereo perfect in my 99 Dodge Durango

Cons: None, it does what it's supposed to!

fits well

Written By Rotor Jeff, Napa, CA on Thursday, October 02, 2014

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This piece fit my 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel. Be sure to test the position if using in same vehicle, since it only fits one way. Otherwise, you will have reinstall the stereo in the face plate.

Pros: Good fit

Cons: Fits only one way.

Dash kit

Written By Pat, Longmont co on Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Very easy to use. This isn't my 1st install. Dash kits make it very easy to install aftermarket radios. In the past I haven't used them. I would spend a day building my own out of metal.

Pros: Easy to use, cheap

Cons: None yet,

Seriously... I am impressed

Written By Tyler F., San Diego, Ca on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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This product literally came within two days of buying it. I am so impressed with this website!!!!!!! Seriously. I wish i had more things i had to buy for my truck just so i could give these guys my business. I can't say enough about them. BRAVO!!

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Northern michigan on Sunday, September 14, 2014

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This was the first time I ever purchased the installation kit with a stereo, and I will never go without it again. For just a few bucks, all of the hassle of rounding up the required connectors and making the stuff fit was gone. The finished product looks great too. Fits PERFECTLY. I do autobody repair for a living, tearing into a dash is a very normal thing for me. That said, I will still buy the install kit the next time I get a stereo. Its just too much of a value and headache saver not to.

Pros: Makes the job easy and good looking when its done

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Orlando, FL on Friday, September 12, 2014

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Fit wonderfully into my Jeep, makes the stereo look like it was meant to be there

93 dodge 250 pick up truck

Written By tony, shreveport la on Sunday, September 07, 2014

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this product goes right in place.

Pros: easy to install,looks awesome

Cons: none

dash kit

Written By Mark, Ohio on Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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As described, good fit

Pros: fit correctly

Cons: none

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Hyannis on Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Works well for application.

It Works

Written By CJS, Colorado on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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This dash kit fit my radio perfect and looks good also.

Pros: -Easy fit -Good frame for radio

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By chad, Omaha, NE on Friday, August 22, 2014

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Works great

Cons: None

Works

Written By Ben, Cincinnati, OH on Friday, August 15, 2014

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Nice, simple housing for new radio.

Pros: Price, easy of installation

Cons: Plastic a bit thin, no cubby for cd's, etc

Receiver kit

Written By Jonb, Utah on Monday, August 11, 2014

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Perfect fit. Very easy to install

Pros: Perfect fit.

Ok I guess

Written By Mike, United States on Sunday, August 10, 2014

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Worked as it should except for the head unit being loose in the dash

Pros: Looks ok

Cons: Head unit loose, also sent the wrong harness for the radio

Crutchfield response on Monday, August 11, 2014 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

Dash kit

Written By Charlie, Berea ky on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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Fits good and look great

Pros: Fits good and looks great

Cons: None

Dodge Caravan Mounting Kit

Written By TopSound And Security, Charlottesville on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Easy instructions and mounting

Pros: Bolts in with two screws,,, can't get any easier than that

Cons: none

Flimsy

Written By Winston L., Boone N.C. on Friday, July 04, 2014

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Yes it serves its purpose but is a flimsy piece. I am so glad I used it to install just a digital media receiver because I would be uncomfortable with a heavier head unit in it.

Fit tight

Written By Anonymous, Decatur, IN on Thursday, July 03, 2014

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It fits well its tight in the opening of my 98 jeep wrangler. It doesn't rattle or move the only complaint I have is that the cut out for the radio is crooked which means the radio now sits crooked.

Pros: No rattle tight fit.

Cons: Cut out is crooked

Perfect Fit

Written By HappyCustomer, Florence, KY on Thursday, June 26, 2014

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A perfect fit for the 2000 Durango I just replaced the stereo for. The textured, yet "flat" (read: not shiny) finish is perfect for that interior as well, and doesn't stand out against the new stereo. Perfect, snug, fit that doesn't allow for wiggling around or anything of the sorts.

Pros: Perfect fit, Easy to Install

Cons: None

Great product!!!

Written By Johnnyboy, Minnesota on Friday, June 20, 2014

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Works great looks good!!!

Pros: Matches dash well

Cons: Nothing

Excellent product

Written By Scott, Bozeman, MT on Friday, June 20, 2014

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I installed my radio in a 1997 Dodge 2500. This kit made it very easy to install. I followed the directions exactly and the radio worked perfectly.

Pros: Makes installation very easy for a DIY installer

Cons: NONE

Loose Fit

Written By dwl, Pennsylvania on Friday, June 20, 2014

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The template was easy to use, but the fit seems really loose. When we press the buttons on the stereo the whole thing moves around. The tabs that keep the stereo in the faceplate don't create a tight fit.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: Loose fit

Metra 30-6229 In-dash Receiver Kit Review

Written By Roy, Amissville, VA on Thursday, June 12, 2014

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This product was instrumental in a simple installation process for the new stereo. However, it did not fit the 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 SLT as perfectly as other kits I have used from Crutchfield. I was able to adapt and overcome the challenges it presented, with little effort. I am a little, just a little, disappointed with this product.

Pros: Helped ease installation

Cons: Was not a 'perfect' fit, but did the job with slight adjustments

2001 Dodge Ram

Written By Akwolf, Frostbite, Alaska on Saturday, June 07, 2014

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Made install a snap.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Na

didnt work

Written By Srosen, Everett, Wa on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Not think enough, left a big gap.. so I reused the old one...

Cons: didn't fit correctly

perfect

Written By Brian, modesto on Sunday, May 25, 2014

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Perfect fit

Easier than expected

Written By hallman45, WV on Friday, May 23, 2014

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Installing the new head unit with this kit was much easier than I expected.

Perfect fit

Written By Anonymous, Atlanta GA on Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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Perfect fit for my aftermarket Kenwood and 93 dakota

Cheap

Written By 01XJ, Oklahoma on Monday, May 05, 2014

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This is really cheap flimsy plastic. The only reason I have it is because it came free with my setup.

Pros: Looks okay. Cheap

Cons: Cheap Flimsy

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By kyle, palatine il on Sunday, April 27, 2014

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Perfect fit for my 01 Cherokee limited with the stock infinity sound system!

easy

Written By Paul R., Maryland heights,MO on Friday, April 25, 2014

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fit the car perfectly

Pros: every thing lined up

Cons: din wasn't very snug

Perfect fit!

Written By RyanB, Massillon, OH on Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Perfect fit and looks great.

Pros: Perfect fit and looks great plus easy to install.

Cons: None

Metra 30-6229 Dash Kit

Written By Tiki Tim, Bradenton, FL on Monday, April 07, 2014

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Fit 2002 Dodge Ram Van 1500 with no issues.

Perfect fit.

Written By Daniel, Delano, CA on Monday, March 31, 2014

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