Did Not Fit Receiver
2004 Honda CRV EX
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)
HON-K828 was sent "free" with radio purchase from Crutchfield (JVC KD-X240BT) - well, you get what you pay for! Not to be too negative, Crutchfield was fantastic with regard to fast service and delivery, and I appreciated the harness (which was great) and the idea beyond an install kit like this. That it was so marginal dampened the great service and other good products, however. It was unfortunate to have to deal with the frustration of this product. With some filing/grinding to the inner dash cavity, it works with a 2004 CRV; but, I found that the JVC radio did not fit within this kit. As all others have said, the instructions were ambiguous, at best, but you could figure it out with patience. The most disappointing of the experience was that I had to literally cut/dremel out most all the face except for a very thin rim to get the radio to fit. The end result looks ragged in places, with a gap at the top that is not concealed by the faceplate. In the future, I will probably search for a different brand and try to get something that will work better and look better. Customers and Crutchfield should note, though, that this might not work with all radios.
Pros: Free with radio
Cons: Did not fit radio envelope - required extensive modification that left somewhat ragged results Ambiguous installation instructions