Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Fits select 1994-97 Chevy, GMC, Isuzu, and Oldsmobile vehicles — single-DIN or shaft-style radios

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Metra 99-3043 kit

The Metra 99-3043 kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" tall) or shaft-style 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.

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

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Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Greg, South Carolina on Sunday, August 02, 2015

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Fix the radio great.

Cons: Could not front cover plate on.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Mike, Connersville, IN on Saturday, May 02, 2015

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Using this adapter made for a clean factory looking install, highly recommended.

Pros: Durable and good looking, once it's mounted it goes into the dash easily.

Cons: The instructions are kinda vague, I just had to work with it till I got it figured out. The instructions are good on mounting the unit in the dash, just not the radio to the adapter.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Metra 99-3043 dash kit, north tazewell virginia , 24630 on Saturday, January 17, 2015

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Perfect installation. No problems or returns.

Pros: Continue to use for audio and electronics needs.

Great install kit

Written By BSS, the Washington, DC Area on Friday, January 16, 2015

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Kit is easy to install and makes it easy to install a custom radio in the Blazer

Pros: Great product

Cons: none

Metra 99-3043

Written By dan p, Pottsville, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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I can't give an honest review of this product because I didn't use it. Gave it the 4 stars so it didn't hurt the rating because I'm sure the product works well. Let me explain, there are 2 available dash kits for a 96 chevy blazer. This one and the scosche gm1515. They both do the job however for appearance and personal preference I like the scosche. The major difference is the metra has the stereo stick out about an inch and a half from the dash but requires no modification. The scosche requires some minor alteration by removing a small area of plastic from behind the radio that anyone can do in a couple of minutes(IMO). The scosche gives a cleaner more factory look and it is well worth the extra effort. Crutchfield as always went out of their way to make me happy by sending me the scosche kit after I read the reviews and found out this info but had already received the metra with the stereo. I am and always will be their customer(ha,ha, showing my age).

fits almost perferct

Written By vandy101, california on Sunday, January 04, 2015

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its a great buy for its price, i mean it doesn't fit dead on perfect but you would have to really be looking to find the little flaws. over all its great for its price

Flipout DVD receiver install

Written By Kevin (1995 S10 Extreme), East Brunswick, NJ on Tuesday, December 02, 2014

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I recently replaced the head-unit in my daily driver (2011 Lancer Ralliart) and since the Clarion DVD flipout monitor that i was taking out of it had nothing wrong with it, I wanted to put it in my S10 pickup (work/winter car). I went to order the dash kit, but Crutchfield said that flip out DVD monitors would not work with this kit in the S10s ect.. I took some measurements before ordering and I was pretty sure it would fit. Once the kit arrived (very quickly I might add), I installed it in the dash. I slid the DIN sleeve in, set the tabs, wired up the harness and slid in the receiver. And now for the moment of truth (dramatic music enssues). The 7in screen came all the way out and functioned just as it did in the Lancer. After reading some of the other reviews it seems that people had issues with the screen hitting their shifter. Since I drive a 5-speed I did not have this issue. Crutchfield might want to review their statement and say that flipout DVD receivers will only work in vehicles with manual transmissions. So all in all it was a fairly easy installation as far as the dash kit was concerned; running all new wires for the door and dash speakers and wires to the amp is an entirely different story. But, the end result of an amazing soundstage in this tiny 3 seater is quiet astounding. System includes: Infinity 4x6 in dash, Infinity 6`3/4 in door, Kicker shallow 10in subwoofer behind seats, and a Kicker 3-channel amp to power it all up.

Pros: Easy install, quality materials, prompt delivery

Cons: Black kit and gray dash (not serious, but worth mentioning)

Metra 99-3043

Written By User, Ohio on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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Worked well for me

Pros: Easy assembly

Cons: Needed some directions in the package. I don't care for how far it sticks out from the dash. If I had a newer stereo with a face that came down, it wouldn't work well with a stick shift.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Lebanon, PA on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Fit into the dash very well. It did not take much to use the factory rear stabilizer. I also used the factory bolts from the old radio as the washer heads on the nuts are larger.

Does not fit application Cructchfield says it does, but otherwise good

Written By Dave C., Richland WA on Friday, June 20, 2014

This mounting bracket is good quality, good plastic molding and fits the dash well.

However, Crutchfield said it fits the 95 S-10 with a stereo with slide out video screen and it does NOT.

The mounting bracket places the stereo where the slide out screen hits the shift lever and that causes vehicle control problems.

Crutchfield response on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Thanks for your review. Stereos with flip-out screens will be a problem for S-10s that have a floor mounted shifter. We have updated our database to warn future customers.

Radio install kit

Written By Anonymous, Maryville tennessee on Thursday, March 06, 2014

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Perfect fit and easy installation

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

Great Kit

Written By Jonnywrench, El Paso, IL on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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Kit had everything I needed for my 95 Blazer. Pieces and directions made the installation a breeze.

Pros: Quality Parts, Great Fit, Excellent Directions

Cons: None

Pros And cons on metra 99-3043

Written By scott m., Sparland, il on Monday, January 20, 2014

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product fits great! extremely easy to install and it actually fits the 1994 unlike the other kits I have got that you have to break 20 little tabs to make it fit.

Pros: fits great, easy to install

Cons: sticks out of the dash about 1.5" and looks a little funny

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By chuck m, nevada on Saturday, August 24, 2013

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I had a pioneer in my car already from a stereo install. I bought an alpine head unit and this was free. I used it to replace the one the ( pros ) put in my car to give my new deck a more room and air. looks great too! thank you !

Pros: fit perfect and has more room for my unit to breathe. looks great

Cons: none

metra 99-3043 in dash reciver kit

Written By bill, pittsburgh PA on Thursday, August 01, 2013

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this was very helpfull in puting in my cd/am/fm the only slight problem was it seemed flimsy, it did wiggle more than I thoughtit should I did shim the top witr eleectric tape and wooden shims two,I did not cover up any holes to let heat out ,It wasstronger then after it was in the dash it was fine,it made a hard job easy

Pros: took less time than I thought it would

Cons: a little flimsy [see review]

another perfect install

Written By Anonymous, Grand Junction, CO on Tuesday, April 02, 2013

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4 or 5 kit i have received from Crutchfield. As always it worked perfect

Pros: Perfect fit

Cons: None

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Anonymous, Deer Park, WA on Saturday, February 09, 2013

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Great fit. Looks pretty good.

Pros: Fit

Cons: Protrudes out 1 1/2 inch. Black, not grey.

Works as Advertised

Written By Juan M, North Carolina on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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This kit worked perfectly and was fairly simple to install. It takes a little bit of getting used to because of the color and the protrusion. But the protrusion is because of the 1997 Blazer design, not this kit.

Pros: All needed parts were included and install was fairly easy

Cons: My interior is grey and this kit is black. It looks a bit odd.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By Tom, St.Paul Minnesota on Thursday, November 15, 2012

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fits perfectly. could not find in stores but found it here. now a dedicated costumer.

97 olds bravada

Written By bill a, rising sun indiana on Saturday, September 15, 2012

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when i placed my order with crutchfield i told the sales rep that i needed everything for the dash. my order came quickly (like aiways ) but didnt include the dash pocket. so i ordered one from another retailer and sent a e mail to crutchfield and and later that day i got a e mail back saying to send them a copy of my receipt. crutchfield reimbursed me for the new part and shipping ! and this is why i use crutchfield

Pros: sturdy and looks nice

Cons: does not include pocket !

Kit Fit Perfectly

Written By Kenny, Dallas, GA on Monday, June 18, 2012

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The kit included everything that you need for a quick installation and a perfect fit. The instructions were 100% correct. Installed in a 1997 Chevy blazer and looks better than the factory setup.

Perfect fit

Written By Tech Prof, Windham, NH on Sunday, January 22, 2012

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Made it super easy to install!

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By coolbreeze, orlando fl on Monday, November 14, 2011

s10 dash kit fits well and looks good is black and interior is charcoal but blends well and its free thanks crutchfield

Perfect fit.

Written By Daryl, Gilroy, CA on Friday, July 08, 2011

Like the title says... perfict fit in my S10. Crutchfield didn't miss a step with this installation kit.

It fits

Written By Steve, Chicago Il. on Sunday, April 17, 2011

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This is one of the things that gets forgotten when purchasing your audio gear,it
can also get confusing as to what kit fits your car and head unit. No worries
here though, Crutchfield takes care of all that for you and more, Its FREE! Now
thats world class service.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By ian, pittsburgh, pa on Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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i gave a 97 gmc sonoma, and it fits perfectly. its easy and looks great!!!!!!

Does the job

Written By Later Rat, AZ on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

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I bought this product for My 1997 Chevy S10 2.2L installation was a breeze nothing super
hard anyone can do it. Shipment as always with Crutchfield was fast, the price i believe was
good, the quality of the item is good, not the best but good. I do however did not like so much
the fact that the stereo now sticks out a litttle further and is not flush with the rest of the dash
but is ok, is something one can get used to.

Looks good when done

Written By Forcecon, Washington State on Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Kind of a pain to install this in my 1995 S10 but more Chevrolet's fault. Instructions
were pretty good but I don't recommend this install for a first timer...have to take lots
of interior panels out in order to release the factory stereo and in my case had to
rewire all the speakers (wires to doors were shorted out and were no factory speakers
in dash location). Nothing terribly complex but more work than expected. Very happy
with it now. Even though vehicle requirements result in the stereo sticking out a
bit from the dash it is still a good looking installation.

97 gmc Jimmy

Written By sprague, Attlebor Falls, MA on Monday, June 22, 2009

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Installed a new radio and used this dash kit in a 97 GMC Jimmy. It worked great,tight clean fit. It has been a pleasure to deal with Crutchfield. Put your make, model and year in for your car and pick what you want and everything else you may need pops up as well. Pick what you need and then it all comes with a vehicle specific manual that is step by step which makes it fast and easy. I could not have had a better experience.

Metra 99-3043 Dash Kit

Written By scheibel, St. Louis, MO on Sunday, January 25, 2009

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Installed in a 97 Sonoma pickup. The kit is black and my trim is gray. Doesn't look bad but doesn't match. I had to trim one area to clear a bolt on adjacent part of the dash. The kit doesn't support the back of the stereo like the OEM installation did. This hasn't caused a problem but seems like it wouldn't give enough support. Has been installed for 2 months and no problems other than these.

That's why you deal with ONLY Crutchfield

Written By akaula, Molokai, Hawaii on Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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This is one of MANY reasons to deal ONLY with crutchfield. I purchased a Alpine deck, Alpine iPod connector and a pair of speakers, and the adapters, installation guide etc are FREE. It worked perfectly in my 94 Sonoma Ext. Cab and my son helped me install my gear. *Son is 3 years old*.

Very Sastisfied

Written By Kage0113, Laramie, WY on Friday, September 12, 2008

I got my new aftermarket player from a friend, but no where in town sold an install kit for my 96 S-10 Blazer. I was very happy to find this item on Crutchfield. It fits PERFECTLY! It slides a very little bit BUT its not from this kit, it's because I don't have the metal rim that fits around the cd player so that's my fault. But even without it it only moves when I force it to. Product looks and fits great. Recommend to everyone

Just what I expected

Written By josh, Cleveland, TN on Saturday, July 12, 2008

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Recently used this kit in my fiances truck. This kit works great, very easy to
use, and looks nice and clean when finished. Overall the whole installation
went pretty smooth.

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What's in the box?

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  • Mounting bracket
  • Shaft inserts
  • 4 Machine screws
  • 2 Carriage bolts
  • 2 Nuts
  • Installation Instructions

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