Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Fits in select 2004-11 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles — double-DIN radios

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Metra 95-5812

The Metra 95-5812 kit allows you to install a double-DIN (4" tall) aftermarket 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.

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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  • Double-DIN radio housing
  • Single-DIN radio housing w/ integrated pocket
  • Single-DIN trim ring
  • 2 Double-DIN brackets
  • 4 Single-DIN brackets
  • 8 Screws
  • 8 Spacers
  • Installation Instructions

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Fits my double din, with some trimming

Written By Nick F., Michigan on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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At first I thought this trim was plug and play for my 2005 f150. After doing some research I had to trim the rear 4 tabs (meant for other ford models) for the trim to fit. The instructions are pretty vague but its quite easy to see what you have to do in order for it to work. I used a bench grinder to remove the tabs carefully.

Pros: Works, looks nice, little to no gap on dash trim

Cons: Vague, unclear instructions, trimming

Fits Perfect

Written By Pipewelder501, Western, PA on Friday, December 12, 2014

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Fit was perfect to factory mounts. Only downside was for my vehicle I had to cut off the rear mounting tabs. Literally used a hacksaw then filed it down smooth.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Have to cut off back tabs.

Dash kit 06 F150

Written By Anonymous, Concord Ca on Sunday, November 30, 2014

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This kit made my job job about 3 times longer than it should take. The side pieces needed some serious modification for them to fit flush against the sides of my Blaupunkt double din and yhe front top panel is slightly too thin to fit flush the way the factory stereo looked...

Pros: It was free and there is no way i could have completed insrallation without it.

Cons: It didnt fut the way it should and required modification.

Good Bracket

Written By Jared, Newton, NJ on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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Fit my JVC head unit very well. Instructions were not very clear and I had to cut a few tabs off the back to get it to fit in my 05 F-150

Pros: Cheap

dash mounting kit

Written By John D, california, Md on Thursday, November 06, 2014

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good solid support, instructions not completely accurate

Pros: solid support for receiver

Cons: inaccurate instructions

It fits 04 F150 XLT

Written By TheBurns, Moscow, PA on Monday, November 03, 2014

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This is the second one of this exact install kit I own. The first one I got from a local tag store when I bought my first head unit. I had resold it and purchased my new head unit which came with this kit. As other reviewers have stated, the instructions are lacking. They are vague and not totally correct. It said I needed spacers, which I knew I didn't from the previous install. You do have to slice off the rear mounting tabs for the 04 F150 XLT. Mounting holes could be aligned better. I had to further mod the trim plate to flush my new head unit to the dash. This may be an issue with the design of my head unit? Take your time when assembling this kit. The mounting tabs only go on one way to the face trim plate. I would of liked to see this with a smooth satin finish to match the interior of my F150 but not a big deal. 4 stars for the lacking detail in the instructions. Overall good product.

Pros: Simple, fits, free with my purchase.

Cons: Lacking instructions, textured trim

Correct Dash kit for my vehicle

Written By Trustno1, Salem, OR on Sunday, November 02, 2014

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Thank you Crutchfield for providing the perfect Dash kit to fit my vehicle, @ no extra cost. This kit fit my truck and made my install look clean & professional.

Pros: Included FREE with purchase of Head Unit.

Cons: None

Overall-- just what we needed.

Written By KylieC, Kansas on Friday, October 31, 2014

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For the most part, this dash kit was exactly what we needed. It fit the stereo perfectly, but had mounting tabs on the back side of if that wouldn't allow the kit to go into the dash. They had to be cut off. The screws also weren't long enough to mount the kit to the dash, so we opted for self-tappers that we had on hand. But overall, good quality and the right fit for the truck and stereo.

Pros: Good quality, sturdy, fast shipping, good price.

Cons: Awkwardly placed mounting tabs, screws too short.

good product

Written By Anonymous, Moline IL on Monday, October 27, 2014

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Worked great easy install

So so

Written By Anthony, Granite falls, mc on Saturday, October 25, 2014

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This kit didn't work well with the radio I bought. I did make it work but it took some modification.

Metra mount adapter kit

Written By Bj, Central Missouri on Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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The mount kit works good in my van had to spacer it out 1/8 of inch so it would protrude thru opening in dash. also required metric thread screws from hardware store. screw supplied were not metric thread.

Cons: Instructions were a bit laxed. You will have to cut off secondary rearward mount ear on Eseries Van.

Ok...for free

Written By Troy, York Pa on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Unit came with radio free. There were noticeable gaps between the radio and the dash kit. The spacer would fall out during installation

Pros: Free

Cons: Gaps

Ford dash kit used for Blaupunkt NJ 220

Written By Anonymous, Otay Ranch, CA on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Shipped with purchase of Blaupunkt NJ 220. The frame fits the head unit, but the side brackets do not fit flush due to the design of the case and can not be used. Had to glue frame to receiver.

Pros: Good color match with receiver and installation looks original in Mercury Milan.

Cons: See above. Do not recommend for this receiver.

Not for 2011 F250SD

Written By Voodooudo, Jacksonville, FL on Sunday, September 28, 2014

Not a good fit. The bezel sits back from the dash faceplate enough to be a problem, looks cheesy. Had to make modifications to the side brackets to make it fit into the hole. Figured out how to get it to this point. Needs thicker spacers to set the bezel out further. Or better yet, just make one that actually fits so I don't have to go to all this trouble.

Pros: Gave me something to tinker with in the garage.

Cons: Eventually finished up.

Bad quality but came free

Written By Anonymous, Seattle, WA on Monday, September 08, 2014

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I had to make this work for my deck. It is plastic and said to use the screws that came with my deck. Unfortunately since the plastic had to be so thick for strength I assume the screws were too short and I had to find some that would work. I would expect better from Crutchfield but it was free after all!

Pros: Fit my dash.

Cons: Plastic. Did not include correct screws. A slight reveal between the trim and the bottom of the deck.

Dash kit f150

Written By Brad, Knoxville tn on Monday, September 08, 2014

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Fit perfect but directions little unclear.

Pros: Fit perfect. Simple install

Cons: Bracket spacers and installation directions lil unclear and confusing

Looks like original factory

Written By DougP, Holland, OH on Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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Easy to install. Looks like an original factory install. Very happy

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Il on Sunday, August 24, 2014

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Excellent product

metra stereo install kit

Written By nick, Battle Creek, NE on Monday, August 11, 2014

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Absolutly no vehicle specific instructions not too hard to figure out though

Cons: Not enough screws

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By #35867, Frisco tx on Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Perfect fit

Pros: Looks great, perfect fit

Cons: If you don't need the rear mounting bracket, it won't fit through the dash. Due to the shape, not the easiest thing to cut off.

Great Fit

Written By jddow, Peoria, Az on Sunday, July 13, 2014

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The instructions were a little hard to follow so I tried a few different ways till I got it to fit. It looks great.

Pros: Great fit. Looks like it came from the factory.

Cons: Instructions could use some fine tuning.

Perfect fit

Written By CCH, Ky on Sunday, July 13, 2014

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This kit was a perfect fit for my 2005 f-150. Very easy to install and the final appearance made it look as if it had been installed by the factory, no extra gaps around the sides or top and bottom. Thank to crutchfield for this great product.

Pros: Perfect fit

Cons: None

dash kit

Written By Anonymous, Louisville, Ky. on Saturday, July 05, 2014

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Fit flawlessly!

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Frank, Fishkill, ny on Sunday, June 29, 2014

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Works well but the instructions are difficult to interpret.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By luv'd x few, hated x many, 70068 on Friday, June 20, 2014

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Ok, wish it wouldn't look so cheap. Instructions called for spacers on my setup, had to take them out. All in all not bad.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By gg, macon,ga on Monday, May 19, 2014

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excellent

Pros: pro fit

Cons: none

dash kit

Written By terryab, fanrock wv on Monday, May 12, 2014

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fits 2008 f150 dash perfect, makes jvc look factory installed

Pros: solid product

Cons: none

bracket

Written By whitty, pickrell,ne on Friday, May 09, 2014

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simple had to take back tabs off,my suggestion don't brake them use a hack saw cleaner and no worries of braking something you don't need too.

Pros: simple took about 50 minutes by time done with wiring bracket and setting up the radio in my f150 supercrew

Cons: none worked as it said if you can read blue prints.

needed

Written By David, Albany NY on Friday, May 02, 2014

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Looks great but had to do my own modify to get it to fit in my 08 f350 other than that does the job

Pros: Looks good

Cons: Had to modify to get it to fit and wasn't something that was recommend to modify but works for me

double din

Written By schn100, new york on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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ok

Pros: Got with purchase, show I paid for it some how haha

Cons: plastic, direction not clear on some steps,

Install Eonon radio

Written By John, Blackwood on Monday, April 14, 2014

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Was able to use the side mounts to hold the new double Din M1 Eonon radio, could not use the face plate as it was to narrow as the new radio had to knobs at the botton right and left sides, just used the side mounts to mount the radio into the dash.

Pros: Looks same as OEM radio

Cons: None

Could be better

Written By Tim, Colorado Springs, CO on Sunday, April 13, 2014

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Overall I'm pleased with the turnout of the install kit. The instructions mention removing the rear tabs but the picture points to the guide pins. I removed the pins and only after spending too much time trying to decipher the instructions I removed the tabs so the kit would work.

Pros: It is a nice product and makes installing an aftermarket stereo easier with nice end results.

Cons: The instructions really need to be proofed and corrected for clarity. In my case they only confused me and added time to the install.

Bracket

Written By Lineman, Iowa on Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Good look

Pros: Good look fits good

Cons: None

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Alplaus ny 12008 on Wednesday, April 09, 2014

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Perfect it fit nice in the stock area

Pros: In exspensive

Cons: None

Not a good fit kit

Written By Perry, Camarillo, CA on Friday, April 04, 2014

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This kit is WAY too generic and required quite a bit of modification to get it to fit in the dash. The instructions are completely useless as it fails to mention that you have to use the spacers, so I had to take all back out after putting everything back together.

Pros: Can't find one!

Cons: Bad instructions, too many modifications to make fit properly

Metra 95-5812

Written By Milano, VA on Thursday, April 03, 2014

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It works but the instructions could be much better.

Good kit

Written By Dwayne R., Hallsville mo on Tuesday, April 01, 2014

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Would have given this a 5 star rating but the instructions were for several different cars/trucks and were a little hard to follow but not totally useless. It made the radio fit just like a factory unit.

Pros: Fit of product

Cons: Instructions a little hard to follow due to covering several cars.

A little trim work required

Written By jr, Maine on Monday, March 10, 2014

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The receiver kit works well, but you need to cut the ears off the back of the unit. If you don't you need to remove the entire dash off a Ford F150.

Pros: works well

Cons: modification needed

Metra 95-5812 Receiver Kit

Written By SHard, Katy, TX on Monday, February 24, 2014

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Lifesaver for the DIY stereo installer. Had to make two minor alterations to allow a perfect fit. Awesome addition to the purchase of his new sound system. 2005 Ford F150

Pros: Ease of use, technical assistance was great,

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Jenkins, Rockledge on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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It does it's job. Other than that it's okay

Pros: It's a tight fit and it holds my head unit perfectly

Cons: I had to shave the back two prongs off to get the fit in my truck

Radio mount install

Written By WL, SA TX on Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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Very easy to install.

Pros: perfect fit.

Cons: none

Fits, but requires modification

Written By FrankF, Wisconsin on Monday, February 03, 2014

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This unit was on backorder, so I had to wait for it. Once it arrived, the direction that came with it were pretty confusing, but a call to Crutchfield cleared everything up. Still required cutting the rear tabs off the bracket, and to get it to fit in the dash properly, it required using two of the four supplied spacers. Looks great now that it's in, but was the most frustrating part of the install (I installed a receiver, SiriusXM radio and steering wheel control adapter).

Pros: fits nicely once it's in.

Cons: Directions are poor, and it required cutting off the rear tabs, and a lot of dry-fitting, before the fit was right.

Metra 95-5812 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Anonymous, Utah on Friday, January 24, 2014

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Flimsy, but worked. We will see how long it lasts. Instructions are unclear

Pros: Cost

Cons: Cheap Workmanship Instructions

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Philip, Atlanta, Ga on Friday, January 24, 2014

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A little more direction about the large brackets on the back would have been helpful. After I understood that, it fit great.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, cleveland ohio on Monday, January 20, 2014

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is not strong enough to support the pioneer stereo

Metra 95-5812 In dash receiver kit

Written By Patia N, Houston, TX 77043 on Saturday, January 18, 2014

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I ordered a new stereo for my husband's birthday...with the help of the cruthfield rep, we got all the parts I needed so my husband could install it! He was very surprised and is very happy with his new stereo!

Pros: Lots of freebies and friendly, helpful, knowledgeable associates!

Cons: None!

installation of

Written By TomL, Las Vegas, NV on Monday, January 13, 2014

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Overall it was a good, easy clean fit with my Pioneer AVH-X4500BT in my 07 F150. My only complaint really is the four tabs that take the scews to mount the deck. They are made out of plastic and if you don't need the spacers, but still have to tighten it down, they flex and look like they're are going to break. I wish they were beefier and allowed you to notch them out for depth fit or were thin but made from aluminium so that they could be tightened down as needed but are less likely to break. Overall, good fit though fortunately and great help from Crutchfield with the MasterSheet! You have to be an idiot not to be able to do most of the job. Wiring takes a little more care but doable with Crutchfield help.

Pros: Great fit

Cons: Four mounting tabs made of plastic

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Bryan, North Dakota on Thursday, January 09, 2014

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Great product from Metra!!! Worked very well for my 2005 F-150!! Easy installation in place of the factory head unit!

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Helena, Ohio on Sunday, December 29, 2013

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Looks perfect in my dash !!!! '05 F-150

Poor product

Written By Anonymous, Thornton, CO on Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Use the Metra 95-5812 in dash receiver kit to install my new double din Sony head unit into my 06 Ford F150. Everything was fine until attaching the head unit to the receiver kit. Only one hole lined up so I had to modify it. Also when placing it into the dash it would not fit. I had to cut off the back tabs on both sides to give it enough clearance to be installed.

Pros: Looks great

Cons: Poor instructions, poor fit

Metra 95-5812 In-Dash Receiver Kit

Written By RedRiverD, Ava, MO on Friday, December 13, 2013

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This is an awesome piece of NECESSARY accessory needed to install my after market radio. It custom fit my vehicle perfectly and the instructions were easy and simple to follow.

Pros: "FREE", did I say "FREE" well how much less expensive can that get? It fit my vehicle perfectly following the simple, easy instructions.

Cons: NONE

In-dash Receiver Kit, Metra 95-5812

Written By Hector, Cocoa, FL on Thursday, December 05, 2013

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Looked like factory installed at end. Took some work to make it fit.

Pros: Made radio look factory installed.

Cons: Would not fit. Had to cut out some tabs so I could get it in. Screws were hard to align but managed. No problem if you know what you're doing.

Great product! Great price!

Written By Porsche man, Nashville TN on Saturday, November 30, 2013

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Product looks great and allowed the new DVD Receiver to be installed in minutes. Looks like it came from the factory.

Pros: Ease of installation.

Cons: None

Metra 95-5812 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By DM, Atlanta GA on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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Directions a bit weak, but anyone with a little sense can figure it out.

Pros: nice fit

Cons: directions need help

Perfect fit

Written By Steve, WESLACO ,tx on Friday, November 08, 2013

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Look good

Pros: Perfect fit

Cons: None

Yep!

Written By Romey, LaGrange GA on Saturday, November 02, 2013

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This is the reason I purchased my receiver from Crutchfield the installation kit is Free I checked other places online it was about $16 thanks Crutchfield.

Pros: Looks better than factory

Receiver Kit

Written By DavidM, Hillsboro, OR on Saturday, November 02, 2013

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The mounting bracket / faceplate trim fit my new head unit great, BUT the kit did not come with screws to attach it to the unit, just screws to mount the assembly into the dash, so I had to in search of some. Good thing they're cheap and fairly easy to find. PLUS I had to trim some un-needed tabs off the sides of the mounting bracket just so I could get the assembly into the dash, good thing it was plastic. The faceplate trim is a very shiny black, the finish in the dash area of my truck is matte, if I had more time, and patience, I would have painted it to match better, but the face of my new head unit is shiny black too, so it's a minor nag. It came free with my new head unit, so I guess I can't complain too much.

Pros: It was free.

Cons: No screws to attach it to the head unit. Extra un-needed tabs had to cut off the sides of the mounting bracket.

Fairly easy to install

Written By Anonymous, Southport, NC on Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Came with Pioneer unit I ordered and was fairly easy to install. The only thing I had to do was trim the ears on the sides off and screw them to the radio.

kit

Written By Martin G, Monroe, CT on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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The perfect kit!!!

Pros: perfect fit!

Cons: None!

It Works!

Written By Jim Y, Virginia Beach,VA on Thursday, October 03, 2013

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It fits!

Pros: It fits

Cons: none

Metra 95-5812 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Matt, Manchester CT on Thursday, August 08, 2013

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Fit my 2008 Ford F150 double-din perfectly . No gap , no cutting

Okay

Written By kamprtuggr, Northern Illinois on Saturday, July 27, 2013

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Directions were not great. Said I didn't need to cut the tabs, but after struggling, I realized I needed to. Self explanatory during the install, but it's unnerving to cut something when the directions say not too.

Pros: Clean install

Cons: Directions stink.

Metra 95-5812 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Joey, Springfield, Ma on Saturday, July 20, 2013

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Not bad, it did the job. I had to make a few minor modifications to get it to fit into the dash. Which literally took seconds. But, it supports the stereo fine.

Pros: Fits the stereo fine

Cons: Had to make modifications to fit

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Michigan on Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Nice fit. Very secure.

Pros: Holds the radio nicely.

Cons: Instructions could be better.

Receiver kit

Written By Steve, PA on Monday, July 15, 2013

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Perfect fit, easy install. Thanks Crutchfield!

Cons: none

Metra 95-5812 In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By jds627, Millington, MD on Saturday, July 13, 2013

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This product fits my vehicle correctly. I had no trouble installing it and it looks great

Pros: Perfect fit, looks good.

Cons: None

Ehhh

Written By Brad R., Tipton, Ia. on Sunday, July 07, 2013

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Flimsy. VERY POOR instructions. Did not fit the JVC KWR800BT CD Receiver into the dash of my '06 Ford Fusion very well. I had to settle for gaps around both sides and at the bottom. But hey, it's a freebie, what do you expect?

Pros: It worked....

Cons: Cheap quality. Poor instructions.

Works perfectly

Written By John, New York on Sunday, June 09, 2013

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A little on the cheap and flimsy side but I must say it works perfectly! After a couple weeks of off roading the radio still fits perfectly in my dash and looks like a factory install.

Pros: Easy to install, great alignment with factory edges

Cons: Holding it in your hands it seems cheap and flimsy.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Austin, TX on Friday, May 10, 2013

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This product is real easy to install I would recommend it .. Just takes a few minutes to put together .

In dash receiver kit

Written By Anonymous, Lowell,IN on Monday, May 06, 2013

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Fits like a glove

fits well but directions are poor

Written By Dan, Portland, CT on Sunday, May 05, 2013

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The kit looks like it is a factory product after it is installed. The installation was more difficult than I thought it would be, though. I found the instructions were poorly written. The instructions for my 2004 F150 consisted of two pages with many other pages for other vehicles. The illustrations were not very descriptive so it took several hours to figure out how to install my receiver with the kit. I am fairly experienced with electronics and packaging but have not installed many car receivers.

Pros: It looks great after installation is complete

Cons: Poor directions

Receiver kit for pioneer

Written By Carlos, Westfield , MA on Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Look and fit

Pros: Looks and fit like a glove

Cons: None

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Llano, TX on Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Had to cut the back tabs. Other that that great fit.

Good looking, instructions poor

Written By jim, San Antonio, TX on Wednesday, April 03, 2013

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Looks great now that it is installed. Good fit around the radio and in the dash.

Pros: Looks like a factory installed radio. Does what it is supposed to do!

Cons: Holes did not line up well. Had to trim and adapt with poorly written instructions. Not terribly difficult, but not a quick fit, either.

Easy Install...but

Written By PX, La Crosse, WI on Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Easy to install...but I wish the directions were written in ENGLISH. Also, information about removing the back two tabs would have been helpful.

Pros: Easy to install after speaking with rep.

Cons: Directions were unclear...tabs should have more easly come off without cutters

CLEAN LOOK... EASY TO INSTALL

Written By Phil D, Michigan on Tuesday, March 05, 2013

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Clean look and very easy to install!!! Simple Simple

Pros: Easy to use!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Clean Look!!!!!!!!!!

Cons: none

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Herman, Winamac, IN on Sunday, March 03, 2013

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This kit came close, but found myself sorely tempted to trim the opening a bit, to make it a more "perfect" fit...chose not to for fear of doing structural damage. It does the job, just not quite as clean as you would like.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By GerryV, los angeles, ca. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Holes didn't all line up so I'm a little concerned about how long it will stay secured on my 4x4 truck when I go fishing in the Sierra's this spring

Works with some alterations

Written By Chris, Valdez, AK on Monday, January 28, 2013

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The kit does work for the intended purpose but did need a few alterations that weren't noted in the instructions.

Pros: Does what is intended

Cons: Needs better fit and finish.

A litte modification

Written By David, Dallas,TX on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Need to file down the bottom of the kit to allow face to be removed.

Pros: none

Cons: none

Ford Double Din Dash Kit

Written By kraigo, Poconos on Wednesday, January 09, 2013

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This was super easy to install in my 2012 F250 SuperDuty. It fits nice and tight, with the black matching radio and bezel alike.

Pros: Perfect fit with the FORD bezel.

Cons: Suggest using dikes or similar heavier duty wire cutters to trim the rear mounting tabs off, rather than the utility knife shown in the instructions.

Perfect Fit

Written By Larry, Montgomery, Tx on Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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The receiver kit could not have fit better. Looks like factory installed.

Pros: Excellet kit. Fit perfectly and was easy to install in my 2008 Ford F350 Truck.

Cons: None

dash adaptor

Written By Al F, morrisville, pa. on Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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this adaptor fits many model cars and is not specfic clear, but tech service is.

Pros: once adapted install is easy

Cons: directions not clear as to what and where to trim, tech service is clear.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By John H, Corpus Christi TX on Thursday, November 29, 2012

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The worst part of the install, but eventually worked OK. The worst part was the directions said remove the 2 back tabs, but a nice little arrow poiting to them would have helped! I spent 3 hours working on this thing until I finally got up the nerve to cut off the two huge pieces off the back of the mount! They were not made to come off, so it took some heavy duty cutters. If your installing the radio in a F-150, (mine is an 08) go ahead and cut off what you think they are referring too as tabs! After that it slips right in and almost fits just right.Anyway about it, it sure beat installing a single DIN unit in my truck and eventually made my JVC look great in the dash.

Pros: Allows you to put a double din unit in the big hole in the dash of a F150.

Cons: Kinda cheap and poor instructions. Just do what looks right and it will work.

Fits well in my 2004 F-150

Written By Eric K., Pensacola, FL on Sunday, November 04, 2012

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Directions were easy to understand, kit went in easily and looks great after installation with a Pioneer AVH-4400BH unit. I saw another review saying this kit wouldn't fit, but I had faith in crutchfield and it did fit in my vehicle.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By LarryA, NPR,FL on Sunday, September 30, 2012

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Once I figured out which tabs to remove it was an easy install. Picture wasn't very informative. BUT it did make installing a breeze.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, houston,tx on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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on my 2007 f150, serious mods on kit needed to fit in dash. the kit was free - you get what you pay for

Pros: looks good now

Cons: too much touble to get to fit right

In-dash Receiver Kit (FORD)

Written By Cm296, Merced, Ca on Monday, August 20, 2012

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I had to modify this so much to even closely install on my radio, so time comsuming and dont like the end result. i plan on replacing it with a better quality instal kit

Pros: none

Cons: poor instal fit to radio(sides), will have to replace with another product

Poor instructions, but the kit works well

Written By TS, Idaho on Thursday, August 09, 2012

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The product ended up working nicely and looks perfect - this was my first double din install, and the instructions were truly poor - but I figured it out.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Rochester, IL on Saturday, June 30, 2012

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The picture should do a better job of showing what tabs need to be cut off for a 2007 F-150. Only 2 holes instead of the recommended 3 on each side would line up - hope this holds the unit secure.

Pros: Free - it came with the unit. It looks factory for my truck.

Cons: Better pictures needed.

fits like factory!

Written By Matt, Columbus Oh. on Wednesday, June 06, 2012

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Fits my 2005 ford f150 supercrew fx4 like they made it just for my truck. very easy install.

Pros: all good

Cons: none

kind of fits

Written By jem, Chicago, IL on Friday, April 27, 2012

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I had to make several mods to the bracket to fit my dash. The radio doesn't fill the center of this bracket so there is a 1/8 inch gap between the radio and the bezel. Also I had to do some shimming with washers to get the bezel to line up with the dash.

Pros: it holds the radio in place.

Cons: fit & finish is not good.

Perfect fit.

Written By KenP, Englewood, OH on Friday, April 27, 2012

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This kit was used while installing a Clarion CX501 into a 2007 F-150. The kit made the radio installation easy and the finished product looks great. Radio is solid in the dash and looks factory installed.

Pros: Fits perfectly, looks great and holds radio securely.

Cons: None.

Not what I was expecting

Written By Steve, Louisville, Ky on Monday, April 02, 2012

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Too many mods necessary for my application. Doesnt fit evenly in opening. Willing to pay more for better mounting kit.

Pros: Free/included

Cons: Mods necessary

Blaah

Written By Anonymous, Knoxville, TN on Thursday, March 22, 2012

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This kit does not fit the Pioneer AVH-3400BH very well. The best way to explain it is if there were a light source inside my dash there would be a lot of light leaking into my cab. There's at least a 1/16" gap all the way around this kit. Kind of makes the allure of buying from Crutchfield for the perks not so great.

Kit fit. Deck not do much

Written By Cbeck1381, Tulsa, ok on Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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The kit and deck did not match up. Had to make some adjustments by cutting some parts off the kit. Very frustrating

Pros: None

Cons: Didnt fit

FORD/Lincoln/Mercury Kit

Written By Joe, Charleston,SC on Saturday, February 04, 2012

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The kit was too tight of a fit.

Pros: Color matched my interior great

Cons: I could only fit two of the screws to hold the radio into the frame. The whole kit was a little too tight.

In-dash Receiver Kit

Written By Gordo, Maryville Tn on Thursday, November 17, 2011

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It makes my AVH4300DVD installation look like it was installed by a professional. If the AVH4300DVD unit had Ford on it instead of Pioneer the installation would look factory.

Pros: It makes my AVH4300DVD installation look like it was installed by a professional.

Cons: Nothing much to say that is negative except I wish the adjustment slots were a little longer for some very fine tunning. I did my slots as I saw fit with a very small round file.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Chattanooga, TN on Wednesday, October 26, 2011

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This kit was easy to install and it fits great in my dash. Also it has the factory look. Be prepaired to remove the back two clips, this can be done with a knife or hack saw blade.

Pros: The kit fits great in my 2005 Ford F150 Crew Cab

Not Well Made

Written By jj, Dallas Texas on Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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This kit is not well made. I had to make numerous adjustments just to get the radio to "almost" fit. Not pleased.

Thank you Dremel tool. 2006 F-150

Written By Shaunjr_89, central, Massachusetts on Wednesday, August 03, 2011

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Ok had a pioneer to use this with all i have to say is bad. didnt fit in truck at all! ty Dremel tool. Like the other guy with the f-150 said had to heavenly modify it to fit. cheesy plastic, works with modification. Overall once together looks good but without modifing it wont fit.

Cheap

Written By Norman, Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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This is an amazingly cheap product that requires significant modification with pliers to even fit into a F-150 and the instructions are basically useless.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By Earle J., Burke, VA on Thursday, June 09, 2011

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Worked like a champ!

fit not quite right

Written By Scott, Merrill, WI on Wednesday, May 04, 2011

The install was very straight forward and simple. But the fit around my Clarion CX501 isn't quite right. The inside of the opening needs to be trimmed to get the fit just right.

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By DylanH, Torrance, CA on Monday, March 28, 2011

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the kit overall is just really cheesy. its all cheap plastic and doesnt even have metal mounting brackets, my oem stereo even had that. cant complain too much though because it fit and was free with my reciever.

Ford F250 Install kit

Written By MJ, Milwaukee, WI on Thursday, February 24, 2011

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The install kit fit is just okay. My previous kit i used for my 07 dodge ram had a much cleaner fit and blended into the dash bezel.

2006 F150

Written By Quintin, Indiana on Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Looks great with my Pioneer 4200 dvd player with 2006 F150

3 months and already broke

Written By noah, san jose,ca on Thursday, January 20, 2011

had this kit in my truck for about 3 months and the cheap plastic tabs broke off on one side,needs much better support the stereo this is for a truck not a caddy

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By stan.k, victor ,ID on Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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very easy to install.nice and clean finished look

Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit

Written By BDW, Arkansas on Thursday, September 09, 2010

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Works, but not exact, I used on Clarion NX500, does not give OEM look that I was after without excessive modifications, safe to say, I broke the trim ring trying to modify. After purchase of second trim ring, and now with experience of what not to do.. I was able to file down and make fit like it should, not exact but will do.