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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Fits select 1995-2006 Mazda models — single- or double-DIN radios

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Overview

The Metra 99-750 kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" tall) or 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.

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.

my items came in a timely manner and easy to install I was very satisfied with it

Ian, Stroudsburg PA

What's in the Box:

  • Radio housing w/ pocket
  • Trim-panel
  • 2 Brackets
  • Rear-support
  • Installation Instructions
Reviews

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit Reviews

Average Customer Review:

92 Reviews

A fine product

Ian from Stroudsburg PA on 8/7/2016

2002 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

my items came in a timely manner and easy to install I was very satisfied with it

Pros: it is a great product and Crutchfield is a great company to deal with

Cons: N/A

Dash kit

Gil D from Kilauea, HI on 6/27/2016

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit good instructions.

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Works but...

Woodio from CT on 6/16/2016

2001 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It worked and made the new receiver easy to install. But it is cheaply made and the cubby has holes in it. I'm afraid something small can slip right into the dash. It includes parts for both a single and double DIN setup

Pros: Cost

Cons: Holes in compartment, okay finish on plastic, not sure if it will break if I ever have to dissassemble

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Cameron from El Paso, TX on 4/20/2016

2002 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy to use.

Pros:

Cons: None

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

anon from Minneapolis, MN on 3/28/2016

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It fit in the double-DIN opening in my car. It snapped in place after a few tries. Looks clean.

Pros: My replacement stereo is single-DIN, so I like that this turns the extra slot into a storage cubby. I can fit my phone and USB cable in there.

Cons: The snap fit of the unit in the dash opening did not inspire confidence that everything would remain securely in place. Time will tell. I'm not sure why the storage cubby has holes in the back.

Dash Kit 2003 Mazda Tribute

Farris from Santa Cruz, CA on 2/3/2016

2003 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

a huge waste of plastic! The pieces needed for my vehicle was the Double din, and I was sent enough to install 2 cars! Also the double din piece was not good quality I actually went to a stereo installer to get a better kit.

Pros:

Cons: Should only send what is needed. i.e. for double din...send double din only...single din...same. Double din had a cross bar that needed to be cut out leaving marks where it was attached. side pieces were hard to fit and hold as the face piece only connected via some hooks.

Looks stock in a Miata

DanM from Illinois on 1/17/2016

2002 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I used this to finish off an install of a Pioneer HU into a 2002 Miata and the install looks stock.

Pros: Fits great into the dash

Cons: Had to modify some of the mounting holes on the side plates. No big deal just be ready

Worked great

Anonymous from California on 12/6/2015

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Had my doubts after reading some negative reviews online, but the install kit worked great. Took a little fiddling to get it right, but no big problems.

Pros: Worked as expected.

Cons: A little fiddly, but no big deal.

Perfect fit

Matthew from Pell City, AL on 11/23/2015

2004 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit perfectly in my car

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Cons:

Dash kit - single and double din.

MAH from Indiana on 10/16/2015

2001 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easily converted my 2001 Mazda Protege double din unit to my JVC single din replacement.

Pros: Worked as intended.

Cons: Non.

2002 mazda protege

Scott from henderson, nv on 10/12/2015

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit into place (replaced factory double din for a single). Instructions were good, pretty simple to figure out. The back support didn't fit on to pioneer radio. But thats the radio fault.

Pros: fit great and snug

Cons: people that complained about it.

Fits with no problems in Mazda Protege5

AviT from Oregon on 9/17/2015

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Bought this to install a single din head unit in my wife's 02 Mazda Protege5, which has a double din opening. It fits perfectly with no cutting.

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Good unit

John from Arkansas on 9/2/2015

2005 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Does what it should

Pros: Does what it should

Cons: Requires trimming

2005 double DIN MX-5

Miatapilot from Arkansas on 8/18/2015

It worked reasonable well, but required quite a bit of trimming to get the Pioneer AVH-4000NEX to fit and open properly. I even had to buy a second one to get the fit I wanted.

Pros: fairly easy to cut with a Dremel tool.

Cons: I had to trim it with a Dremel Tool to get it to fit well

pat k

Anonymous from Vermont on 6/1/2015

2001 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits great

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Perfect fit

DarrenR from Blaine, WA on 4/27/2015

2000 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easily installed and made the installation look like stock. Very pleased.

Pros: Easy installation, professional results

Cons: Finish slightly more matte than the rest of the dash but barely noticeable

Fits perfectly

JeremyG from Pennsylvania on 3/29/2015

1999 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits my 1999 Miata perfectly.

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Sam from Texas on 3/21/2015

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This installation kit was unbelievably easy to use and to install in our 2002 Mazda Protege. The kit fit perfectly and looks great with our new stereo. No extra hardware was needed. Only a matter of pulling the OEM factory radio out and slipping this one in to hold the new stereo very securely. Comes complete for both Single and Double DIN for any type radio and a cubby for my sunglasses. This kit makes my new radio look like a factory installation. Nice!

Pros: Clear instructions and very easy to install.

Cons: none

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Chuck from The "D" on 3/14/2015

2000 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Nice kit, install made easy. Great deal.

Pros: easy install.

Cons: none

Just what was needed

Anthony C. from North Carolina on 2/24/2015

2003 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Needed this to install the new JVC unit in my wife's Miata and it was just what was needed. Fit perfectly. Can't beat Crutchfield.

Pros: Looks great and sure made the install a Lot easier. Oh and now the wife has an extra "cubby" to stow stuff in her car. That's always good.

Cons: None at all.

Kit

John from Blairsville Ga on 10/19/2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Looks Great !

Pros: Works great

Cons: Directions could be a little better but I was able to figure it out !!

2002 Mazda Protoge Double Din

Lucas from Kansas City, MO on 10/3/2014

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The side brackets did not line up with my screw holes so I took a dremel tool and made my own (probably ended up better that way). The dimension vertically was spot on but horizontally was about 1/16 in to wide. Had to cut out the extra space from the original mounting in the car (behind the trim). It just slid into place and snapped when correctly positioned. All in all was really easy to work with and I am pleased with the outcome. I would recommend that anyone who uses this to make sure that you get at least 2 heavy screws on each side due to how light the plastic is.

Pros: Fit was good. Once it was in place it seems to hold together very solid.

Cons: Holes did not line up to stereo. (I was using Alpine CDE-W235BT, able to create my own though). Plastic was rather soft, wish it was metal.

Perfect

erica from Fort Worth TX on 9/8/2014

2002 Mazda 626
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It fit my 2002 mazda 626 perfectly. Easy to install.

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this is ok

Anonymous from Iron, mn on 6/14/2014

2001 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This item is kind of cheap. Had to cut parts off to make it fit and had to use washers to get the screws to hold it on and doesn't quite fit the car right either but it works.

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Miata good fit

Dan from Easton pa on 6/6/2014

2003 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

03 miata. Good fit.

Pros: Fit

Cons: None

Good product

E1mariem from Rives Junction, MI on 5/15/2014

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Good product

Pros: Good product

Cons: Na

Ugh.

bcl from Alabama on 5/7/2014

2003 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit is very poor quality, but I could find no other alternative. Cheap plastic brackets whose holes do not line up well with the head unit. Assembling the pieces around the head unit is like building a house of cards. It's amazing that this rig holds together when it's completed, but it actually does.

Pros: Unit seems to be securely mounted in the dash.

Cons: Surround face texture does not match anything in the dash. Generic holes do not match head unit well. Plastic is poor quality that you are expected to cut if you are installing a Double-DIN.

Metra.....Junk(synonyms?)

None from Illinois on 4/24/2014

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Crutchfield didn't send the correct screws with purchase........two days of looking in dash hole. Screws arrived and Metra side plates did not align with unit.

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Good fit for 2002 Mazda Tribute

Hal from Hagerstown, MD on 4/19/2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit worked very well for installing in my 2002 Mazda Tribute.

Pros: Great fit.

Cons: none

install kit

walter o from woodway, tx on 3/24/2014

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

easy to use, a perfect fit. made the installation look like a custom job.

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Cons:

In-dash single din install

TerryG from Ashtabula, Oh on 1/15/2014

2002 Mazda 626
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Was a little slow getting started and figuring out from picture which direction to slide into dash for snapping in new Kenwood. After that it was literally a snap. Fit Perfect and still looks factory installed with no gaps around trim areas.

Pros: Ease and free with Kenwood receiver.

Cons: none

not impressed

Nitram from SC on 1/14/2014

2002 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

well It did hold the head unit, kind of anyhow Unit started sagging, everything is light plastic without any holding strength. a few times I hat a bump in the road and the bezel went flying and the head unit came loose I replaced it with a pioneer kit and everything is golden

Pros: not much

Cons: most everything you can think of

Metra 99-7505

JoshB from Denver, CO on 1/12/2014

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The kit worked very well to install a double din stereo into our 2001 Mazda Protege. The kit simply snaps into the sides using friction. The deck can easily be removed, I was hoping for the kit to utilize the pin style removal the original deck had. If Crutchfield says the deck is to deep and that the rear bracket will have to be removed, the bracket does have to be cut out utilizing a tool like a sawzall and then a screw must be pulled out of the ducting. It only took an extra ten minutes but I was hoping to remove the bracket instead of cutting it out.

Pros: Quick, easy install that made the installation flawless.

Cons: Only snaps in the sides, very little security for the new deck.

Perfect for '05

Kenneth from Denton, TX on 12/13/2013

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Got this for free with the purchase of my JVC NSX1 double din unit. was a perfect fit for my 05 tribute and pops out easily with a screw driver if you need to take it out

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

Dash kit fit perfectly

corvetteviper29 from Houston, Tx on 10/13/2013

2001 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I ordered this kit for my 2001 Mazda Tribute. This kit fit perfectly without having to make any adjustments. I also like the extra storage space built in.

Pros: quick easy installation, great look, fits perfectly

Cons: None

Perfect.

Karl from Fresno CA on 10/8/2013

2001 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This fit perfect in my Mazda Tribute. My factory deck was screwed up and it took almost two hours to remove. But the new one was wired, installed and sounding great in about 15 minutes with the kits included by Crutchfield. Their tech service was great as well.

Pros: Fit Perfect

Cons: none

Metra 99-7505 Good and Bad

Anonymous from Wallingford, CT on 8/27/2013

2002 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Overall a nice product to allow installation flexibility. However, the way in which the front bezel connects to the side tabs isn't very good. Have had to pull the radio back out because the clips came out from one side of the bezel and the radio pushed into the dash. Had to shim out the clips to force them to lock into the bezel.

Pros: Flexibility for various installs

Cons: Tabs that connect to front Bezel do not make good connection and Radio can push in unless you shim the clips out to ensure they catch.

Disappointed

Anonymous from Mississippi on 7/5/2013

2003 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The product fit, but I was expecting something a little more secure. It is so easy to get this back out of my dash after it's been installed. I'm no longer willing to leave the top down while I leave my car for 5-10 minutes anymore.

Pros: Easy installation. Good fit.

Cons: Zero sense of security.

Perfect fit

Henry from Charleston, SC on 6/19/2013

2001 Mazda 626
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit fit my Mazda 2001 626 just fine. Thanks Crutchfield!

Pros: I had the car stereo installers take care of the installation. All I can say is that after the install the in-dash kit looks great.

Cons: None

Perfect Fit

macgeek from Charleston, SC on 5/24/2013

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This was a perfect fit in my 2005 Mazda Tribute. I had one small issue but figured it out. I forgot to plug in the external mic for my bluetooth phone integration. So I had to take this back out. I ended up using 2 small flat tools, like putty knives, on the top of it. If you need to take this out, look at the picture of it and see where the tabs are, put one tool in just above the top of the kit in the center, it will bend down slightly, slide it to the left until you feel the tab and work it above the tab to release it. Leave it in place and slide the other tool in the same starting position and slide it to the right from the center to release the second tab. Then the whole kit will rotate forward and in turn release the bottom tabs. Then just slide it out.

Pros: Perfect fit, nice look.

Cons: Semi-difficult to remove from dash, but figured it out.

Great fit

Kevin from Philadelphia, PA on 5/22/2013

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit made it easy to mount my new single DIN receiver in the double DIN space of my 2003 Mazda Protege LX. I like having the pocket underneath the receiver. The mount fits securely into the dashboard and is steady with no rattling or movement.

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Easy Fit

rbprivate1 from Greenwood, MO. on 5/20/2013

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Nice finished look.

Pros: Snapped right in dash opening.

Cons: None

A Snap To Install

The2Arys from Corpus Christi, TX on 5/16/2013

2001 Mazda 626
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy instructions and it snapped right into place first try.

Pros: Easy installation of new head unit and matches OEM.

Cons: A lot of extra parts in the kit (It was good for single AND double DIN).

It's a snap install

Rod H. from Grand Rapids, MI on 5/2/2013

2004 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Installed a Kenwood DNX6190HD into my '04 Miata with the installation kit. It literally snapped into my dash, and is held secure. Looks great.

Pros: Easy installation, looks great.

Cons: Had to cut center piece out of faceplate frame for double Din head unit.. Easy work with a modeling knife.

like factory

israel from Puerto Rico on 5/2/2013

2001 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

a must when swap a unit

Pros: looks like OEM

Cons: nope

Fit perfectly

Chad from CA on 4/25/2013

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit my 2002 protege perfectly. Easy install

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

John from Wilburn, AR 72179 on 4/3/2013

2001 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Was a perfect fit and came with more information than needed. Which rarely happens.

Pros: Lots of info product available

Cons: None

nice

rob from brentwood on 3/4/2013

2006 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit. No complaints

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Matt from Knoxville, TN on 2/13/2013

2000 Mazda Millenia
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Had to call for wiring help

Pros: Diagram almost exact.

Cons: Called to find out what the blue wires were for.

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Anonymous from Bastrop, Tx. on 1/24/2013

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Kit installed easily except only 1 DIN removal tool supplied and 2 were required. Finished installation looks great.

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Fit Perfect

Seth from East TN on 1/19/2013

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy install. Worked perfect in the 2002 Protege 3

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Mazda Installation Kit

Joe in Clear Lake from Houston, TX on 1/2/2013

2003 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Simple and easy installation in 2003 Mazda Protege. Just make sure to purchase the whole schmere: DIN tools, adapter as well as this In-Dash kit.; piece of cake with JVC KD-HDR44 radio.

Pros: Eaaasy

Cons:

Kit

stegs from Tehachapi, Ca on 12/13/2012

2003 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

a little difficult to work with but, snaps right in

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Needs Improvement

Javier from Port St Lucie, FL on 12/10/2012

I bought this kit for a 2003 Mazda Tribute LX to install a double din stereo. The side brackets did not lock in to the face plate and the instructions were incorrect.

Pros: can't think of one.

Cons: shady quality at best.

Dont beleive eveything you read but this review is 100% true

Redds from Cap Hts MD from Capitol Heights MD on 9/26/2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

for a2003 Mazda Tribute order product on a wednesday recieved on Friday installed on saturday IM a VERY HAPPY customer it seams to increased the level of perfection from the manufacture speakers....wow all I can say is everyone cant be installers, let the pros handle the install., cause the product works.!!!!!

Pros: Easy to install and I love the extra space!!!!!

Cons: none :)

Mazda Kit

ERK from Georgia on 8/24/2012

2002 Mazda Millenia
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I would not recommend thiks product it was not needed for my Double Din install

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

MiataGuy from Dayton, OH on 6/28/2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I agree with RobertoP, Seattle on Monday, March 19, 2012 "The kit requires that you cut and smooth a bar that divides the double din kit. It would be better that the kit be explicit to the double DIN installation without needing modification. The side brackets did not snap into the radio surround as they should and the holes did not align well with the radio. The instructions were incorrect about the radio rear support and did not mention having to disassemble the exiting radio bracket to install." I wasted some time messing with it before callling the tech line and finding out I didn't need the rear support. It doesn't snap correctly in the opening at the top.

Pros: Looks nice and fits well

Cons: Instructions not correct and the top snaps will not stay.

Awesome product!!

William G. from Marshall, NC on 6/17/2012

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It worked perfectly in our 2005 Tribute. It installed super easy, and has the added bonus of giving us an extra storage space for our ipod.

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Mazda Protege trim kit

John from Seattle, WA on 5/28/2012

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I put 3 stars as it's almost identical to the one I took out as there was a single DIN Alpine HU in there to start with so it would've fit. The JVC head unit I installed was a direct fit double DIN unit so it was needed, at all.

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2003 Mazda Tribute

Michael W. from Macon,Ga on 5/16/2012

2003 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great Sound Good ..What can I say Get one

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Great installation

Anonymous from Townsend, TN 37882 on 5/7/2012

2001 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy to use. Looks like the stereo came in the car. Perfect fit.

Pros: Easy to use. Fits perfectly.

Cons: None

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Anonymous from Geneva, NY on 4/3/2012

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit nicely into my dash. Very easy to install, just popped right in.

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Mazda Progage

RobertoP from Seattle on 3/19/2012

2002 Mazda Protege
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The kit requires that you cut and smooth a bar that divides the double din kit. It would be better that the kit be explicit to the double DIN installation without needing modification. The side brackets did not snap into the radio surround as they should and the holes did not align well with the radio. The instruction were incorrect about the radio rear support and did not mention having to disassemble the exiting radio bracket to install

Pros: It fit

Cons: The part were not to the highest standard and the instructions left much to be desired.

Did not fit

K from Salem, OR on 2/3/2012

2001 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The mounting bracket did not fit. Maybe the faces on Clarion units are oversized?

Pros: It does not take up much room in the garbage can

Cons: I did not fit. The mounting bracket does not fit over the stereo unit. I guess I should shave it down with a file?

Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Gabe from Pasco, WA on 11/21/2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Worked out perfectly.

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Matches interior

p from Loganville, GA on 11/13/2011

2002 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The hardest thing about the install was removing the factory radio.

Pros: The matte finish worked well with the car's interior.

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it is what i thought it would be

Anonymous from Chesapeake VA on 10/5/2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Removed from the bag and snapped into place. Excellent fit for 2005 MX5.

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Fit like a glove

Randy from Glendale, Az on 9/13/2011

2005 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit perfect. worked excellent with the receiver. Came with the new receiver that i ordered. Couldn't have made it easier. Very satisfied.

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Works Great

Badbob19919 from Seattle Wa on 9/3/2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Worked great. Nothing more to say

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99 MX5

Scott S from Seattle Wa on 6/29/2011

1999 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Everything fig good. I had to grind down the post used to support the back side of the radio. Ohter than that it all worked fine.

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2002 Tribute

Russ C. from Meadville, PA on 6/9/2011

2002 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits like a glove in an '02 Tribute and looks like a factory installation. Very pleased.

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Mazda Tribute Dash Kit

RickL from Plano TX on 5/26/2011

2003 Mazda Tribute
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The kit does not mount firmly to the radio or the dash. Within two days the radio was falling out of the mount. I had to fashion supports to hold up the radio as well as a stop to prevent the radio from sliding into the dash. The radio mounts and the dash surround are made from fairly soft plastic that is way too flexible especially in the Texas heat.

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Totally unnecessary for my installation.

Scott B from Austin, TX on 5/23/2011

This is mostly oriented to using a single DIN device (or two) to replace a double DIN device in the dash. This is the exact oposite of what I was doing, and so ordering this part was a mistake. If you are installing one single, hight device, or two single height devices, this adapter will probably work fine. (When installing a single device, the second opening becomes a nice location for storing CDs or other small items. If you are installing a double DIN device, like I did, don't order this part.

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Excellent!

Paul G from San Jose, CA on 3/7/2011

2000 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The single DIN setup with a shelf that comes with the Mazda Miata set is excellent. Great design, good instructions, easy to install. I was about to build a unit just like this, but this one is better.

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Excelent

Jay from Dallesport. Wa. on 1/28/2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits like a factory item and added a pocket. My wife loves it.

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Mazda Protege5 DD Install

Mike from Buffalo, NY on 11/7/2010

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I used the double din trim kit in a 2003 Mazda Protege5 with the Pioneer AVH-3200BT. The trim piece fits perfectly with both the car and the head unit. It fits well and does what it's supposed to. The plastic look of the trim isn't the most appealing but that will vary depending on what style head unit you are installing. Overall, two thumbs up.

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Better than the Metra but still flawed

SamM from Richmond, VA on 9/10/2010

2003 Mazda Protege5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I had the Metra version of this with my last head unit, and I feel the Scoche wins on being a bit more substantial and having a removable back plate to the bottom pocket that makes running rear-connected auxiliary and USB cables a bit easier to handle cleanly by drilling holes in the back plate. As should be expected, it snapped in very cleanly and the head unit fits snugly into it. Installation was very easy after I realized that super-gluing a couple of shims to the kit provided perfect stability for the head unit. The big issue with this is that the trim ring is precariously connected to the body by four minuscule tabs and it's prone to snap right out when driving over train tracks or minor potholes. This is second time super glue came in handy when installing the kit. Granted, the Metra has the same problem, but I'd like to see one of the companies employ a better solution. The minor issue, like nearly all aftermarket dash houses, is that it's ugly. Then again, since it was free I can't really complain.

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Dan from Tampa, FL on 3/22/2010

2000 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Was a snap to install. Fits very well. I like it.

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Assembly was a "snap"

Anonymous from Broken Arrow, OK on 10/18/2009

2002 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This panel kit fit perfectly, both the receiver that I bought and the hole in the dash. It is made to accept either a single receiver unit or a dual setup with a receiver and another accessory. Once you get the receiver unit's cage installed in this panel, it just snaps into your dash with a perfect fit.

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Works great, no complaints!

Spencer from Syracuse, NY on 4/13/2009

2000 Mazda Miata
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Tight fit, good quality plastic with textured finish. No issues. Wasn't sure if I'd end up using this part, but it came in handy.

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Great for Beginner

Greg from Redding, CA. on 2/12/2009

2001 Mazda Miata
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Mr. Mechanic I am not! Although my father was a great mechanic (his career) I inherited none of his skill. Nevertheless, the Mazda Kit was a snap to install. The only problem was getting the radio out, the double din extractor, did not work; not the kit's problem, Mazda put the clips in like iron. I finally, using extractor and screwdrivers, got it to release. After that it was easy. Probably the clips holding the radio into the cage could be stronger. However, I screwed up and bent them putting radio in. I bent them back, but radio not as secure as I would like. However, so far not a movement (and a Miata moves!). So, I am pleased. I had a large hole to fill, and install the bluetooth microphone, and the finished product looks professional! I can't tell you how well you did on this one, because most things I "fix" I break!

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wasn't needed for my miata at all

blakelock from VA on 1/26/2009

1999 Mazda Miata
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hi all, these adapters are cheap and flimsy. mine actually broke during shipment so i tried to install my Pioneer DEH-2000MP head into my '99 miata without the adapter. the stereo fit perfectly with no modification or adapter at all.

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Kit is useless for double din radio in mazda

kalish from Albertson, ny on 1/11/2009

2003 Mazda Tribute
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The kit is absolutely useless for a double din installation. The first issue is that the side mounts are not attached to the face plate, but merely slot it place. The second issue is that there is no back or bottom support for the radio. So, when you put it in place, the radio simply falls into the dash leaving the frame in place. Took much customization to build a support bracket for the radio. Should be removed as a supported Crutchfield item.

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Terrible!!!!

John from San Antonio on 12/29/2008

2003 Mazda Protege
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The only good thing about this product is that it was free with my stereo. I usually dont write bad reviews about products but this thing is soooooooooooooooooooooooo frustrating i had to. The stereo pops out of the bracket with the slightest bump, and its extremly difficult to put it back in place, and lastly why does it have the plastic bar going across the middle that you have to cut away, cause when you do cut it, it leaves very noticable imperfections where you made the cuts!!!!!!! all in all, im pretty comfortable saying you'd be better off if you just use some duct tape to scure the radio.... okay im kidding about the tape thing but for real though DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT, especially if you have a 2003 mazda protege and a pioneer fh-p8000bt

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Good kit

mach1 from Bonaire GA on 11/23/2008

2003 Mazda Protege
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I was sceptical about buying this kit, considering all the negative comments about "structural integrity" , but was very pleased with the product. It is solid and the integrity comes down to the installer. A simple strap support bolted to the radio, and to the center storage cavity, and then to the cars dashboard support structure makes for a very simple, strong and clean install.

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Not Up To Expectations

Mike V. from Northeast on 11/6/2008

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Got this with the Clarion DUZ385SAT I was installing in my '02 Miata LS. While the appearance portion compliments both the OEM dash and HU, I'm very displeased with the lack of structural integrity of the kit. A two-year-old could rip this thing out in a heartbeat! Why didn't they try to at least incorporate the OEM security clips?

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Terrible for a Mazda Tribute

Lee from Raleigh, NC on 9/23/2008

Absolutely terrible dash kit if you want to install a double din radio or monitor. There is nothing at all to mount it to inside the dash of an 04 Mazda Tribute! Might no be so bad with the single din w/ pocket option, but I just needed the double din frame and mount. Thought since it was vehicle specific it would actually mount inside the dash....

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I hate this kit

Sharon from Gretna, LA on 6/28/2008

2002 Mazda Protege

I have a Mazda 2002 Protege. First of all, I couldn't use the part with the bin, no way to keep it in place. I ended up using the other part, but it came with no screws to attach the radio, so I had to get my own screws. Once that went into place, now I have a open space in the dash that I have to figure out how to hide, since the radio I bought (Kenwood) only fits the top half.

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Worst ever

lacklustre484 from Findlay, OH on 6/20/2008

I installed a double din stereo and every time I take off it pops out. Every time I hit a bump the kit frame pops off. Unfortunately with the car and stereo I have installed this is the only option. Several installers warned me not to buy a Metra brand product for installation, but I just couldn't find anything else. If you can avoid this product, please do so.

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dash kit

Rich from savannah,GA on 2/12/2008

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helps with a "clean" appearance but came with a few pieces that i did not need.

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Works well

Spungus X from Bayonne, NJ on 12/2/2007

2004 Mazda Miata
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This product made installing my single din radio quick and painless in the place of my factory double din unit. My only complaint is the storage bin under the radio is of little use. The bin has no lip and it does not angle down towards the back of the bin. Because of this, items placed in the bin slide out when the car is accelerating.

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Metra 99-7505 Dash Kit

Carlos from Moreno Valley, CA on 3/24/2007

2002 Mazda Protege
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Pretty good product. Had no difficulties installing kit &amp; radio. Did not have problems like other customers had with the other installation kit. No rattles or vibrations heard from kit so far. Delivery from Crutchfield was pretty quick, I was impressed. <BR>

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came with [ Aaron Trent  Jul 11, 2016 ]
For a clean installation and neat finished look [ Philip  Jun 21, 2016 ]
Needed for installation [ Eric  Jun 08, 2016 ]
This will make it fit like factory [ Carlos  May 21, 2016 ]
Needed it for the install. [ Joshua  May 14, 2016 ]
Install kit to replace factory radio. [ JOHN  May 11, 2016 ]
I need this to make the new single din stereo fit the big opening that the double din factory stereo will leave. [ Ariel  Apr 08, 2016 ]
Custom fit to vehicle. [ William  Mar 22, 2016 ]
It's worth getting the install package. Much less of a headache. Plus, everything fits like stock [ Ann  Feb 16, 2016 ]
Needed it to fit my radio properly. [ Joseph  Feb 12, 2016 ]
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