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American International FMK-550 Dash Kit

Fits select 1995-up Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, and Mercury vehicles — single-DIN radios

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American International FMK-550

The American International FMK-550 kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" 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.

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Contained everything i needed and then some. Looks great.

Anonymous, Washington dc

What's in the Box:

  • Radio housing w/ integrated pocket
  • Trim-ring
  • 2 Brackets
  • 4 Screws
  • Installation Instructions
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Why did you buy this?

Needed them [ Jason  Jun 18, 2017 ]
Needed for install [ Lannie  Jun 15, 2017 ]
came withkit [ John  Jun 12, 2017 ]
Came with the install kit and makes the installation into my car much cleaner in appearance. [ Michael  Jun 11, 2017 ]
needed for installation.. zero cost.. I'm thinking this is a pretty good deal. [ DANIEL  May 27, 2017 ]
Told to by Crutchfield! :) [ aaron  May 25, 2017 ]
Item was suggested based on the vehicle I put radio in. It made the install very easy. [ Dave  May 25, 2017 ]
Almost made it to easy [ mitch  May 24, 2017 ]
Accessory needed to install stereo in 2001 Ford F150 [ Kris  May 23, 2017 ]
I want my install to look clean and professional. [ Shane  May 22, 2017 ]
perfect fit and look... [ LARRY  May 18, 2017 ]
To fit my car without complications, I've used crutchfield many times it just fits period. [ Bobby  May 16, 2017 ]
I didn't choose it, it was automatically added [ BRIAN  May 16, 2017 ]
yo thanks for the hook up [ darrell  May 15, 2017 ]
Needed with new radio [ Jerry  May 08, 2017 ]
Easy and fits well then [ Mark  May 03, 2017 ]
need pt [ Dennis  May 02, 2017 ]
This kit allows me to install the new stereo unit neatly and clean without any damage or cutting to the existing dash or dash support brackets. [ Richard  May 01, 2017 ]
Recommended [ Bill  May 01, 2017 ]
to install my new radio into my car [ Paul  May 01, 2017 ]
Included in installation package [ Chris  Apr 26, 2017 ]
Needed to replace the Factory head unit in my Ford Ranger [ Rocky  Apr 26, 2017 ]
Gotta fill the gap some how and it was free [ Joseph  Apr 22, 2017 ]
I needed this because I went from a double DIN stereo to a single din stereo and it keeps it nice and neat and makes it look professional [ Keith  Apr 21, 2017 ]
chosen so the receiver would fit. [ Edward  Apr 20, 2017 ]
Needed for new stereo install [ JACOB  Apr 19, 2017 ]
I think this was part of the install kit that I needed for my 2003 Ford Expedition. [ Daniel  Apr 17, 2017 ]
Came with package [ Gary  Apr 13, 2017 ]
Ease of installation. [ Michael  Apr 13, 2017 ]
Needed. [ Francisco E.  Apr 08, 2017 ]
Recommended to close off part of the gap left by the factory stereo. [ Derrick  Mar 31, 2017 ]
Needed for installation [ Ravyn I.  Mar 30, 2017 ]
I wasn't able to find one in any of the stores near me for the truck that I drive. [ Megan  Mar 22, 2017 ]
needed it [ SHARON  Mar 17, 2017 ]
Needed the kit to complete my install. [ Ion619  Mar 16, 2017 ]
It was free. [ J  Mar 12, 2017 ]
Necessary, so that the radio has a nice snug fit. [ angel  Mar 11, 2017 ]
Sweet [ Dean  Mar 07, 2017 ]
Smart looking for a bag of plastic [ ANDREA  Mar 06, 2017 ]
Included in the installation kit. I'm not sure how well this will work as I haven't received it yet, but I'm sure it will be very simple. [ Christopher  Mar 05, 2017 ]
Makes installation possible and it's included in the install kit! [ Kenneth  Mar 04, 2017 ]
professional looking results [ todd  Mar 03, 2017 ]
Came with kit. [ John  Mar 02, 2017 ]
needed to correctly install in my car [ Darrell  Mar 02, 2017 ]
Bought my Alpine CDE-HD138BT a couple years ago from you folks for my -93 Ford pickpup. Sold the truck, kept the radio. Now putting in my 2006 Tioga Motorhome on '05 Ford E450 chassis. [ Fred  Mar 01, 2017 ]
Reinforcement needed to fit single DIN deck in a double DIN opening. [ Dominik  Feb 27, 2017 ]
Clean and proper installation [ Clyde  Feb 27, 2017 ]
Friend recomended [ GUILLERMO  Feb 22, 2017 ]
it makes the install look much better [ Electrician  Feb 21, 2017 ]
This was included with my purchase to ensure a proper installation. [ JEFFREY  Feb 21, 2017 ]
I need to adapt single DIN to a Double DIN vehicle. This should make the job easy. [ Peter  Feb 21, 2017 ]
cheap and need it for the single din radio to fit in my dual din slot. [ lisa  Feb 17, 2017 ]
I need this to install the radio in the dash. [ anthony  Feb 10, 2017 ]
Needed for that professional installation look [ William  Feb 08, 2017 ]
To secure the car stereo into the car. [ Steven  Feb 08, 2017 ]
need to install new radio [ John  Feb 08, 2017 ]
Looks like a factory installed unit [ JOSHUA  Feb 07, 2017 ]
Needed to rip out the stock Mustang GT MACH crappy sound system head unit. Worked great. And had the little area below for the cell phone to sit in while I drive. [ Robert  Feb 05, 2017 ]
Have double din factory unit and need to install single [ Stephen  Feb 02, 2017 ]
It makes it so much easier to install your radio [ Jonathan  Feb 01, 2017 ]
Need it and it adds storage abd looks nice [ mitchell  Jan 20, 2017 ]
After market stereo install. [ GLENN  Jan 19, 2017 ]
used before and does the job [ frank  Jan 19, 2017 ]
makes for a clean installation [ Andy  Jan 08, 2017 ]
New radio, new dash kit. My old one is not in good shape. [ Josh  Jan 06, 2017 ]
Came free with my receiver purchase. adequate. Does the job its meant to do [ JEREMIAH  Jan 05, 2017 ]
To keep that clean look to the dash and make the installation of the aftermarket stereo more secure. [ Scott  Jan 03, 2017 ]
to fit the stereo in the dash [ Sean  Dec 31, 2016 ]
This item will allow me to install a single din radio and have extra storage without sacrificing anything. [ CHARLES  Dec 28, 2016 ]
Very easy to use makes life easier doing a radio install [ Nathan  Dec 28, 2016 ]
Best fit for my vehicle [ Jason  Dec 22, 2016 ]
The price!!! [ Nolan Venesta  Dec 22, 2016 ]
I bought this kit from crutchfield because of vast amount of products offered. It has always been a great shopping experience with this company so if looking at this web site for the time you will not be disappointed buying electronics from this company. [ Richard  Dec 22, 2016 ]
This dash kit allows the installation of a DIN compatible head unit where the factory "slot" is too large. [ Michael  Dec 20, 2016 ]
recommended install accessory [ Richard E.  Dec 19, 2016 ]
like that this one has the storage compartment [ Robert  Dec 18, 2016 ]
to make new car stereo fit [ JOHN  Dec 18, 2016 ]
included [ Ross  Dec 16, 2016 ]
It helps a single din radio fit into a double din opening duh [ Anthony  Dec 15, 2016 ]
Made the new head unit look factory. [ Jeremy Trey  Dec 12, 2016 ]
Needed for install. [ Alan  Dec 11, 2016 ]
For a factory finish. [ Bruce  Dec 10, 2016 ]
Included with receiver purchase. This is why I purchase from Crutchfield. Thanks! [ Thomas  Dec 08, 2016 ]
Need to take up the extra space in dash,. [ Scott  Dec 07, 2016 ]
The install kits supplied by crutchfield make installation easy and give a professional appearance [ Tom  Dec 07, 2016 ]
Looked necessary [ Michael  Dec 06, 2016 ]
Makes for a professional looking install of head unit for us DIY'ers [ Doug Telecom Tech  Dec 05, 2016 ]
Because [ Tiffany  Dec 04, 2016 ]
Part of installation kit [ William  Dec 01, 2016 ]
Got to have it to I stall [ PATRICK T  Nov 25, 2016 ]
To make a single din stereo fit an 07 escape. [ Donna  Nov 23, 2016 ]
recommended for better installation [ kenneth  Nov 23, 2016 ]
Handy Product [ Roger J.  Nov 21, 2016 ]
Has the lower pocket which is used often to hold my phone. [ Daniel  Nov 14, 2016 ]
Came with the offered kit. [ Jacob  Nov 08, 2016 ]
Part of FREE install package. Not really needed since I'm replacing an older Pioneer with same install kit. Did I mention it's FREE! [ I  Nov 06, 2016 ]
Needed for installation [ Tony  Nov 02, 2016 ]
Needed [ Kevin  Oct 24, 2016 ]
Free [ James  Oct 23, 2016 ]
Professional installation look. [ Aida  Oct 23, 2016 ]
removing a large radio and replacing with a normal size, needed all this to accommodate the new radio [ James  Oct 20, 2016 ]
Ford E-350 econoline van [ Chuck  Oct 20, 2016 ]
good fitting kit for the single din radios [ Jonathan J.  Oct 12, 2016 ]
For ease of installing new stereo into dash opening. [ J  Oct 11, 2016 ]
Simple factory stereo to single DIN install kit. Works perfect. [ Tim  Oct 06, 2016 ]
so it will look good in dash of truck [ Chad  Oct 04, 2016 ]
Replacing Stock Radio [ Thomas  Oct 03, 2016 ]
to make the new stereo look right [ Steve  Oct 03, 2016 ]
I needed it to mount the radio in the dash [ Connor  Oct 02, 2016 ]
Recommendation from Larry on chat [ Hugh  Sep 28, 2016 ]
This was a pretty slick install, easy to do. Looks nice in my dash. [ Brent  Sep 25, 2016 ]
Kits included with sale [ Eric  Sep 23, 2016 ]
I chose the dash kit because it is included in the box with the Dual XR4120 receiver. [ Laurel  Sep 20, 2016 ]
It fills in the large double din opening in my dash and gives me a secure fit for the new receiver. [ Daniel  Sep 16, 2016 ]
Definitely needed. [ Christopher  Sep 14, 2016 ]
make sure it will work with my vehicle [ JAMES  Sep 13, 2016 ]
To install radio [ JOHN SCOTT  Sep 13, 2016 ]
Not all recivers fit into the dash perfectly. You need adapters to make them fit. [ Robert  Sep 13, 2016 ]
Needed for installation [ Matt  Sep 11, 2016 ]
Needed to fit radio [ Jon  Sep 11, 2016 ]
Need this to fill gap left when installing single DIN into dual DIN opening. [ CARY  Sep 06, 2016 ]
to fit in vehicle [ Joe  Sep 02, 2016 ]
Required for the install [ Edward  Aug 29, 2016 ]
It's what was recommended, will review when installed. [ Robert  Aug 29, 2016 ]
Included with order to install in my vehicle, 99 F-350 [ COREY  Aug 25, 2016 ]
Convenience [ James  Aug 19, 2016 ]
I did not choose this item, it was not in my cart. [ James  Aug 18, 2016 ]
Have a 2 din2 hole need.to make 1 din [ Christopher  Aug 17, 2016 ]
Comes with stereo purchased [ AUGUSTO  Aug 17, 2016 ]
Since I have a space that is larger than a single DIN, but not quite a double, this will work well and allow a handy tray to store my phone. [ THOMAS  Aug 16, 2016 ]
For cd player install in a Ford Explorer. [ Marc  Aug 08, 2016 ]
it was free [ steve  Aug 04, 2016 ]
It came free [ Joseph  Jul 29, 2016 ]
Needed part to install radio. [ Joseph  Jul 23, 2016 ]
The Dash Kit looks complete and matches the car interior. Bezel is supplied to match the new radio. [ Ken  Jul 18, 2016 ]
Needed to fill in space left by the factory radio. [ MARTIN  Jul 06, 2016 ]
Came in a kit form [ Z  Jul 06, 2016 ]
Need for Ford Explorer sport trac for single din radio [ Robert  Jul 03, 2016 ]
i needed it [ Tena  Jul 03, 2016 ]
For my truck [ G  Jun 26, 2016 ]
Free w/new receiver- Cruthfield REALY delivers, they provide ALL YOU NEED to make you car stereo "FLY" for $0.0 out of pocket. Just buy the RECEIVER! Even instructions that the simplest of wits can follow. Indisputable champions of "biggest bang for the buck". Thank you and enjoy. [ Steven Craig  Jun 19, 2016 ]
They told me this is what I needed. [ Christine  Jun 12, 2016 ]
It was included for free [ Johnathan  Jun 10, 2016 ]
To mount my new stereo in my escape [ eugene  Jun 10, 2016 ]
Necessary for a custom fit. Worked great! [ GEORGE  Jun 08, 2016 ]
for a professional fit into the dashboard where the old radio was removed. [ JOHN  Jun 07, 2016 ]
For a perfect fit [ Tom  Jun 03, 2016 ]
Car kit [ ALAN  Jun 01, 2016 ]
Need it [ victor  May 30, 2016 ]
I needed this for installation of the aftermarket stereo I purchased. [ Jayson  May 30, 2016 ]
sales rep added automatically [ KEN`S CUSTOM  May 22, 2016 ]
I choose this item to install an aftermarket unit. [ Kevin  May 20, 2016 ]
Wanted to make the install look as professional and factory as possible [ JOHN A  May 18, 2016 ]
It is supposed to fit my 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis [ Fred E.  May 11, 2016 ]
Reqauired for radio I selected [ Steven C.  May 09, 2016 ]
looks great! [ steven  May 06, 2016 ]
Can you believe it came free with my car stereo purchase! [ KATHKLEEN  May 05, 2016 ]
This install kit came free with the stereo I ordered. I was definintely surprised that Crutchfield did that. A great deal on a good stereo. [ Vincent  May 03, 2016 ]
Because i need it to install my headunit with my car [ Donovan  Apr 29, 2016 ]
to take up the space that my old mach 1000 system is leaving [ Lisa  Apr 25, 2016 ]
It was free and necessary for my car crown vic [ Raymond  Apr 22, 2016 ]
I would prefer that my doesn't really notice that I upgraded the stereo.... :) [ richard  Apr 21, 2016 ]
Included with free install kit. [ Robert  Apr 20, 2016 ]
For installation [ Chester  Apr 20, 2016 ]
Great fit, solid support [ Paul  Apr 17, 2016 ]
It matches my vehicle specifications. [ Jude  Apr 16, 2016 ]
Makes an easy install. [ E  Apr 16, 2016 ]
To help with installation by making it easy. [ BRADLEY  Apr 15, 2016 ]
For the ease of installing the new radio safely and efficiently to get the most out of the new sound system I'm installing in my car [ JOHN  Apr 12, 2016 ]
Needed it. [ Mark  Apr 10, 2016 ]
This kit is required to mount the new radio into the dash mount formerly occupied by the factory radio. [ Paul  Apr 09, 2016 ]
Needed it and it was free [ Michael  Mar 31, 2016 ]
Paul whom I was able to chat with was great help, I counted on his recommendation and expertise, very easy to shop without the worry of ordering the wrong parts. Cost was very reasonable. Paul's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=101 [ Sabino  Mar 30, 2016 ]
radio install [ KENNETH  Mar 29, 2016 ]
Installation kits are a no brainer. They make the installation neat and complete. They give the do it yourselfer the tools to make a professional job. And Crutchfield supplied it at no charge. [ Mark D.  Mar 25, 2016 ]
Needed for installation into my Ford ranger and it's free [ Fredric  Mar 23, 2016 ]
I am used to using Metra dash kits, so I am very interested in seeing how well this kit will fit the dash of my truck. [ Lonny  Mar 17, 2016 ]
Recommended for my 1997 Ranger single din replacement. [ Joel  Mar 14, 2016 ]
Hassle free install, retain factory look [ LUKE  Mar 12, 2016 ]
I know you can put radios in without these kits but they make it look much more professional. And at this price how could I not? [ Connie  Mar 09, 2016 ]
Factory look and did I mention free [ A  Mar 08, 2016 ]
It came free with the radio. [ David  Mar 06, 2016 ]
Ford Escape aftermarket radio kit [ ALEXI  Feb 26, 2016 ]
Makes a single Din stereo look great in a ford truck [ Anthony  Feb 24, 2016 ]
This was the only option I was offered to fill my Double-Din Hole. [ Bob  Feb 22, 2016 ]
This will give it a professional clean look. [ Michael  Feb 22, 2016 ]
Part of install package [ David  Feb 21, 2016 ]
The old one is broken and won't support the radio properly. [ Allen  Feb 19, 2016 ]
I want my new stereo to look factory installed. The dash kits give it a clean look. [ Rudy  Feb 17, 2016 ]
Needed for the install [ brian  Feb 13, 2016 ]
Needed to install new radio [ Larry  Feb 07, 2016 ]
Needed to make single din radio fit double din hole. [ John  Feb 06, 2016 ]
If you want you stereo mounted correctly and NOT end up on your lap. This is a must have [ EDWARD  Feb 06, 2016 ]
Ease of installation. [ MICHAEL J  Feb 06, 2016 ]
Needed this for the install. [ Michael  Feb 03, 2016 ]
this is very good product and it connects directly to the OEM [ Andrew  Feb 02, 2016 ]
Ordered from Crutchfield before. Very pleased [ Kenneth  Jan 30, 2016 ]
This item was suggested for use in my vehicle. [ Thomas  Jan 25, 2016 ]
Worked great but I had to do a little trimming on one side to make it fit right. [ Eric  Jan 20, 2016 ]
i'll need it to fill the space from original factory radio and mount new device. [ Kelly  Jan 19, 2016 ]
Decent fitment and since I already have the same kit installed in the dash, it provides extra parts. In case I want to attach more accessory cables like an iPhone connection cable or some other aux cable in the future, I can modify the existing dash kit without worrying too much about making mistakes. [ Mark  Jan 18, 2016 ]
Im going from a double din to a single din receiver. [ ESTEBAN  Jan 10, 2016 ]
my daughter got me a stereo for Christmas and I bought things from crutchfield in the past and was very satisfied with easy install [ Dean E.  Jan 09, 2016 ]
this will help with the way your device will fit [ marvin  Jan 06, 2016 ]
can put my phone underneath stereo with cable...safe spot to put phone and not mess up any cables [ Christopher  Jan 04, 2016 ]
Needed to fill the extra large opening of the dash. Makes it look like a professional install. [ ERIC  Jan 04, 2016 ]
To be able to put the after market stereo in the location of the stock stereo [ Joseph  Dec 30, 2015 ]
Special fit for my vehicle [ Roger  Dec 26, 2015 ]
recommended for my car [ thomas  Dec 21, 2015 ]
install a din radio in a double din hole or a ford size hole. [ Pedro  Dec 18, 2015 ]
Needed to properly install purchased unit to dash. [ GERALD  Dec 18, 2015 ]
Part of the set up - and that's why I keep shopping with crutchfield. I don't want to have to sit at home, trying to figure out where to get and how to get and what to get in order to have my stereo in. Everything I need is in the package. [ Tatana  Dec 15, 2015 ]
To help mount radio without any problems into dash without modifying. [ SHARON L.  Dec 13, 2015 ]
included [ SCOTT  Dec 11, 2015 ]
to fill the space of the original radio. [ Sean  Dec 11, 2015 ]
needed [ C. J  Dec 08, 2015 ]
Required for install [ Michael  Dec 08, 2015 ]
makes things easey to install [ TIM A  Dec 07, 2015 ]
need this to fit in the stock hold of the car. [ Brent  Dec 07, 2015 ]
For install [ Heather  Dec 06, 2015 ]
It was picked for me [ Jason  Dec 05, 2015 ]
ease of installation and the radio will look better in the dash [ Keith  Dec 03, 2015 ]

4 questions already asked

IDK i had to file a bit to get dash whole to fit i suppose if you had a custom bracket [ JACOB  Nov 18, 2016 ]
While I do not have the exact dimensions of the storage pocket by itself, the opening is less than 1" tall and not large enough to accommodate the CB unit you've referenced. I hope that helps! My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5 [ Ryan  Jul 27, 2016 ]  Staff
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the mounting of the product. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Kenny  Mar 21, 2016 ]  Staff
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy  Oct 13, 2015 ]  Staff
depends on what kind of car you are putting it in, most of them it shouldn't matter much just depends on how that mount installs in your car [ Rocky  May 04, 2015 ]
Yes I tried it both ways and decided on the top. [ BURKE  Apr 21, 2015 ]
I had to modify it to fit a 2001 Jeep TJ. So if you modify it (break off the tabs) it will go upside down [ ED  Apr 21, 2015 ]
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