Metra 95-5812 Dash Kit
2006 Ford F-150
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Fits ok, instructions marginal
Pros: End result it ok.
Cons: Instructions vague for my application
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Item # 120955812 | MFR # 95-5812
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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.
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Fits ok, instructions marginal
Brian, Pleasant Hill, CA
Average Customer Review(s):
Fits ok, instructions marginal
Pros: End result it ok.
Cons: Instructions vague for my application
Made installation a 5 min job. Incredibly easy
Instructions and pictures werent that great. Doesnt allow for the top of the radio to sit flush with the dash in my f-250. And doesnt include new screws to mount it, as the factory ones are to short due to the thickness of this kit.
EXCELLENT FITMENT. EASY TO INSTALL.
It did not fit the radio or the F150 truck properly,Left a gap at the bottom .
Took a little time for this old man to understand instructions, because this item fits multiple vehicles, but I did figure it out, lol, system is secured to dash
Works and fits fine. My issues are that with the spacers added, the screws aren't long enough and the side brackets require the rear mounting tabs to be removed. Should just include flat brackets w/o rear tabs.
Works best if Son installs right side up. Great fit.
Easy Installation :)
Pros: Easy Installation :)
Great product, very good quality part.
Pros: fit like a glove in my f150
I cut 4 of the tabs off to make it fit, but then, it went right in. Perfect fit.
Pros: Perfect fit after modified...
Cons: top from bottom a little hard to see in the pic's . I had to remove/cut off 4 tabs to allow it to slide into my dash.
Fits flush in to the dashboard of my F-150
Pros: Is a good fit for the pickup and radio combination
Cons: Was a little hard to get behind the dashboard.
A perfect and very secure fit for the 2006 F150. Radio fits in it perfectly, and the whole shebang goes in the dash perfectly as well. The dash panels go back on and fit just like the OEM unit.
Fits perfectly around my radio and gives it a nice tight snug fit once inside the dash where it goes.
I guess you get what you pay for, but I would have paid more for a better quality option if Crutchfield had offered one when I added the head unit to my cart. Cheap, flimsy plastic. Instructions did not explain how to attach the side brackets to the front. Also I had to break off - yes, that was in the instructions - these side tabs since they were incompatible with my vehicle. Why couldn't they include the right bracket, or at least make the side tabs easily removable without breaking? And the screw holes were barely in alignment, I was only able to screw it in at the top and not the bottom. Finally, after mounting it, it isn't a 100% perfect fit. Very frustrated with this bracket. Only giving 2 stars instead of 1 because it actually worked and doesn't look terrible, but I would recommend looking for a better bracket.
Pros: Doesn't look bad once installed
Cons: Poor instructions, had to break tab off side to use it, screw holes not properly aligned, not a perfect fit, cheap plastic.
Worked great for my 05 F 150 only had to cut off rear tabs .
Pros: Made install a breeze.
Cons: Had to figure out that I needed to remove rear tabs for my application instructions weren't real clear.
Sure it fits but the instructions left a lot to be desired. Specifically, they claimed that it should fit a 2011 Ford Superduty as is but in fact I had to cut off the back tabs in order to fit it in. The attached screws also didn't quite fit but in the end I made it all work.
Took me a few minutes to figure out how to assemble it, but once I did it all fit like a charm. See 'cons' for what they left out.
Pros: Fits like it's supposed to
Cons: Instructions say to 'use screws provided with the stereo' for mounting the unit to the assembly. Trouble is, there are no screws with the stereo, so I had to run to my local hardware store, take the unit inside and find some screws that would fit to secure the kit to the head unit.
Works well. plenty of mounting holes. Looks good
This was not a "perfect fit" and I use that term loosely. Installation of the dash kit on to the HU was a snap but trying to fit it in the radio compartment was not as easy. The back tabs would not allow the kit to "slide" into place. I had to cut a third of the tips off which was not a big deal in the sense that I did not need those back brackets to secure the HU to the radio chassis.
Pros: Its bracket
Cons: Needed retrofitting
This Dash Kit was a perfect fit for my application and looks super in my truck!
made the install easy! Once the wire harness was installed The dash kit let me install the receiver in the dash and completed in 5 min. and it looks great!
Pros: Easy install, and looks like factory
This product makes a universal radio/head unit fit your car or truck perfectly. It is a very professional looking kit that looks "factory".
Pros: Makes the radio fit my truck just like it was made for it. I get many compliments on the installation.
Made installation easy.
Pros: Great fit. Looks professional
Good product. Did exactly what it was meant to do. Quick ship. Easy to use and excellent fit
Pros: Very good. No problems
Does it fit? Yes. Does it get a little confusing what to keep and what to remove? Unfortunately, yes. Not having installed one of these before, I was relying heavily on diagrams and instructions. I've certainly read worse, but I've also read better.
Pros: Fits as expected.
Cons: Instructions are in need of review.
Product performed as expected. Installation instructions should be updated as they stated I did not have to trim the rear tabs. After hooking up all the wires and proceeding to install the radio itself I discovered that this would not fit unless the rear tabs were removed. This would have been nice to do before having all of the wires and RCA leads hooked up. Mount has plenty of mounting holes for multiple radios. Easy to install and a great looking. Seems to be a solid mount with no movement once installed also.
Pros: Performs as expected
Cons: updated instructions are needed for my particular vehicle.
Great fit some modifications needed
Very clean install. Fits very very well and snugly
Pros: Fits neatly and tightly. Looks very good
For perfect as per instructions
Cons: Wish there where more appearance options to fit the look of the car or stereo
Easy install good fit. Looks almost like factory
Pros: Good fit. Good look
Fits perfectly and looks fine in my 2005 extended cab F150. I had to trim off the back connectors but only took 20 seconds with some cutters.
It fit perfectly in my 2008 F150. The instructions were horrible. Had to call tech support to get clarification.
Fits well and looks natural in my dash.
Works for what I needed. The wings had to be removed, used an angle grinder (overkill but worked). Should be easier to remove.
Made install super simple, but looks cheap. Would have preferred a non textured plastic that doesn't have any visible grooves, notches, or other defects. Doesn't match the appearance of the stereo or dash. Would have paid another $10-$20 for an upgraded kit. I would have given 5 stars if I had used it on a $100 stereo, but $400 deserves a premium option.
Pros: Easy install.
Cons: Looks cheap compared to the appradio 4 in it and the rest of the interior.
Allows the new radio to almost look like it came from the dealership.
Pros: Easy to put together and installs in the factory screw holes
Cons: Is made from plastic and do a take a few minutes to figure how to install the radio into the dash as it would not just slide in, took some turning
Modifications had to be made to the kit to allow the Pioneer AVIC-5200NEX to sit flush to the face.
Looks good, directions could be better explained .
I did have to cut a couple flanges off the inside mounts, per directions. Fit snug and tight. No movement inside dash. Looks factory(almost).
Pros: Nice fitment, all hardware included
Cons: Had to cut tabs of bracket, but its per the directions
Needed modifications but it works. Kinda bummed there is no way to lock the unit in
Holds the head unit securely but I wasn't happy with the big gap between the head unit and the Metra kit.
I had to break off four of the mounting tabs to make it work. Also, the instructions said to use the spacers for my truck but I didn't need them. Other than that it fit like a glove. Looks stock.
Fortunately I know how to modify things as needed to make it work.. when something else becomes available, I will be replacing this kit.
had to trim a tab off of it! once that was removed it fit good
Pros: looks good once it is installed
Cons: had to cut tabs off to make it fit
Fits well there is a gap at bottom between head unit and dash kit but doesn't look bad at all
Fits fine. Instructions could be written better - specifically in reference to removing unnecessary tabs. The spacers it said I needed were not necessary.
Very good fit in my F150. Cut off back tabs and use the spacers on front upper holes.
Do not waste your time if you have a ford F 150 . This dash kit is trash , horrible fit I could not use this .
Cons: horrible fitCrutchfield response on 12/7/2016 Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to Phillip to issue an apology and help him further. We'll either help him get the kit installed correctly, or get a replacement kit on the way.
This kit will work, but requires modifications and additional small pieces that were included. I threw this kit in the garbage and replaced with a different kit over a year later. The new kit was awesome in my f150.
Pros: It will work with more effort than necessary.
Cons: Have to remove universal tabs and deal with small piece adapters.
Not a great fit. In the world of "Plug and Play" I shouldn't have to cut tabs off to make it work. It's sticks out to far which cause my F150 trucks dash trip to stick out. The HU was not a snug fit either until it was screwed on. The HU does not fit flush at the bottom. I also had to cut slots on each side to be able to have three screwed on each side to on.
Pros: Free with purchase
Cons: Didn't fit in so many ways. The instructions were vague.Crutchfield response on 11/22/2016 Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to this customer to issue an apology and help him further. We'll either help him get the kit installed correctly, or get a replacement kit on the way.
The worst installation instructions I've ever received!
Cons:Crutchfield response on 11/14/2016 Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our tech support team right away. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
At first I did not think that I was going to need this kit, but after checking fitment of the brackets that came with the stereo I was glad that Crutchfield provided this kit with my purchase. It was simple to use and install and makes the install look stock.
Looks good. Sort of matches dash. Fit not so good. The little spacers you add could probably be left off. I called tech support to see if it would make a difference to leave them off and tech support was no help at all. "You can try it". Who wants to pull the unit back out to try something different only to find it could make matters worse. I will at some point when I get over the fear of breaking the trim piece.
Pros: Free with purchase of receiver.
Cons: Bad instructions. Not a good fit the way instructions were.
Excellent bracket Works as stated
Pros: Perfect fit
This kit got the job done and the radio looks pretty good now that it is installed, but I found the instructions a bit confusing to follow. Especially the reference to tabs that might need to be cut off. The drawings in the manual could be clearer. Also, for my 2007 Ford Fusion, with the extra spacers required for proper installation in the Fusion, I found the original screws used to install the radio back into the car were no longer long enough. At least with my kit, there were no replacement screws that were long enough provided. I ended up going to the hardware store and getting #8 x 1 1/4 sheet metal screws and they seemed to work fine.
Cons: 1) Instruction manual could be better. 2) Longer screws to reinstall radio with new METRA mounting frame, not provided.
Easy to install. instructions should have noted that the tabs might need to be removed for some models.
This completed the new in-dash! It makes it look stock and is extra clean. Read the instructions when using and it all goes together very quickly and easily
This did not fit the head unit I purchased from here. I contacted customer support only to be apologized to for the problem and that they will measure the head unit again. They offered no remedy to the situation. I've been a loyal customer since I was 16 years old. Crutchfield charges more for their equipment but has always been reliable. I have serious doubts that I'll purchase again from this company.
Cons: Didn't help with the problem in any way.Crutchfield response on 10/11/2016 Because of Shawn's review, Phil, our Tech Support supervisor, is directly following up with Shawn to help get his radio installed in his vehicle.
Pros: Great fit and look
I used this kit with my 2008 f150. After 8 months of use i was going down a slightly bumpy dirt road and the receiver fell into my dash. I highly suggest to order 2 rear support straps. The design of this kit basically holds the weight of the entire receiver on the 4 little tabs connecting to the front face of the install kit.
Pros: Looks good, clean finish
Cons: Somewhat flimsy and cheeply made. Plastic tabs broke off. Not well made. Should automatically come with rear support straps.
Makes the final installation look like it was performed at the factory.
Pros: Makes everything look professional.
Cons: Plastic is a little thin. But does the trick.
Not many options in this catagory but everything worked out fine for my f150 ??????
Pros: Fits perfect,works for me
Cons: Made of cheap plastic four tabs that hold in radio cheap plastic
It works, but it's pretty flimsy. More adjustment options would help. Instructions said to cut off tabs while we're not easy to cut cleanly. Expected more.
Pros: I guess it works
Cons: No way to adjust, hard to cut tabs cleanly, not flush with dash.
bracket is really bad, too universal and very loose around head unit.
Pros: It did eventually fit after modification that was not shown.
Cons: -vague install instructions, even on factory website for this application. -In fact , what was printed ended up being wrong, you need to remount to the 4 front mounting tabs in the factory holes , also take off all the head unit brackets on the Blaupunkt -Next, break off the 2 back plastic bracket tabs so it will fit in the hole, break off the lower tabs that keep the bracket from mounting flush , then trial fit to make it sit flush in the factory trim before you reattach the face plate.
Only gave it 2 stars because I had to go and purchase a 8x4mm screw, cut the head off and use nuts and washers to attach to the stereo to get it to stay in the dash. I was only able to use the front mounting faceplate. Instructions were lousy, my vehicle was not even mentioned. Also had to use a grinder to shave off a portion of the sleeve front so it would fit in the faceplate. Should have taken me 20 minutes to install, took 2 hours and additional hardware.
Cons: See review
Perfect fit looks great
Pros: easy to use
Get what you pay for here. Poor fit and finish all around after modifying it to get it mounted. Radio sits off center in the mount.
Pros: Cheap Cost
Cons: Needed cutting and grinding, Did not come with screws to mount to the radio.
Looks great once it is installed but the instructions were not exactly right for my truck. Once I figured it out though, it was easy and quick.
Pros: Looks great
Cons: Instructions were not correct for my vehicle.
This is supposedly the correct one for my truck 05 F150 supercrew, but the side brackets aren't the correct on I had to cut off the rear tabs to get it into the dash other then that the hole patterns on the side could be better I had to modify one slot to be able to secure 2 screws on each side for my pioneer avic6100nex
Pros: Works after modification
Cons: Has to be modified to fit deck/dash.
Fits like a glove and makes the double DIN unit look factory installed.
Pros: Fits my car perfectly.
Cons: I had to cut two tabs off the braces but that wasn't a big deal.
It worked well and fit as advertised.
Pros: Fit as advertised
Pretty simple ... had a little help from Crutchfield support just to be sure ... the 4 mounting screws supplied to hold the bracket to the chassis were too short.. And are the wrong diameter and thread. The originasl are metric and the kit supplies U.S. thread screws. The supplied and necessary shims (4) would be easier to install if they has a self stick surface. Mounting in the Econoline requires the shims and longer and proper thread screws than those supplied.
Pros: fairly simple
Cons: shims should have self stick to hold in place when installing ... Screws to mount are too short and are a different diameter and thread than the originals.
This did fit, after some modifications. The instructions said to use spacers that caused the screws to be too short. Additionally, some tabs interfered with metal inside the dash and had to be torn off.
Pros: It eventually worked.
Cons: I had to ignore the instructions and modify the part to make it fit.
Perfect fit. Easy install. Integrates with the rest of the factory dash as if it was designed by ford.
Pros: Perfect fit. Easy install
The dash kit fits decently, however, the included instructions for my vehicle (2012 Ford F-250) were not correct. I ended fitting it myself, without the use of the manufacturer instructions and only had to trim off the back "U-hook" looking brackets. Once trimmed and in the dash, the top two screws line up perfectly, but the mounting pegs at the bottom create a separation the the included spacers aren't the right size for. Overall, it works, it looks decent, but is it truly custom? No. I don't think so. there was way too much modification needed to make this vehicle specific dash kit fit perfectly to call it vehicle specific.
it works, after modifying the rear tabs to get it to fit. the directions said it should slide right in, but that was not the case for my car. once getting it installed if feels cheap and has large gaps
Pros: does the job
Cons: required modifications for me
My first double din radio and this kit was excellent for my new radio
a little wide for my application made necessary adjustments to fit
Using this product to install the Kenwood radio in my F-150 was very difficult and the instructions were very, very confusing. There has just got to be a better, less confusing product and/or instructions.
Kit clicked together pretty easy. Had to go buy some longer screws to better secure stereo to frame. Also had to cut some of the plastic tips off the frame.
Pros: Easy to use and adjust
Cons: Needed to buy extra screws and adjust kit
Pros: Easy to install.
It worked okay but the sides are a little too thick and the screws that came with my pioneer double din just barely threaded in and I actually stripped a couple of the holes on the head unit.
The Metra Dash Kit works great and is easy to install ... once the 4 large mounting tabs are cut-off. The tabs only work for 4 of the many Ford models. The rest require that the tabs be cut-off. Doing so was not an easy task whatsoever! This made the receiver installation project difficult because it required a table vise and hack saw to be able to cut the tabs flush enough to the surface of the brackets allow the unit to slide into the dash opening. There should be an easier way to remove the tabs or optional side brackets without the rear tabs. If I hadn't had the table vise and hacksaw, I would have not been able to install this kit. Most of the auto in-dash products sold by Crutchfield boast not needing any special tools but this kit is a major exception and very disappointing!
Pros: Fits well Simple instructions.
Cons: Mounting tabs in back very difficult to remove
Once I got it figured out with the vague instructions, and then cut the rear tabs off, it fit just fine. Tech support came up with that idea, wasn't in the instructions.
Pros: Fits good
Cons: Vague instructions.
Very good product
Pros: Followed directions fit nice
Good set up
Pros: Good product
After modifying the plate by removing the rear tabs it worked and fit perfectly.
Pros: Served it's purpose.
The face plate of this kit allows the head unit to fit flush with the face plate at the top of the radio, but has a 1/16 offset at the bottom of the head unit. Therefore, the head unit is at a slight angle inside the face plate making it not flush. I would buy another brand of kit.
Cons: Cheap plastic and not a flush fit allowed by design.
It is simply a gap filler for your dash. It does what it sets out to do. One small complaint is there is a seam in the front, center of the top edge that is somewhat noticeable. I had to install it on my head unit twice (my fault) because I didn't notice I needed to cut the back mounting brackets off which was difficult to do until I got my wire cutter out and snipped them off. The bracket seems sturdy and the holes lined up like they should. Another complaint is that it does not sit quite flush with the dash. It needs to be a bit thicker on top or some kind of shim in the top screws because it sits back a small amount, just enough to leave a small gap. There was spacers included I will need to open my dash back up and see if I can insert them.
Pros: It works
Cons: Does not mount flush with the dash. I will need to open it back up and see if I can get the spacers to work. The back brackets should be easier to cut off/remove or have the option to buy one without them.
Quality adapter. Following instruction made for a simple, professional looking install
Pros: Ease of install
The instructions told me not to remove the rear tabs. But I had to cut them off in order to get the stereo to fit into the dash.
Cons: Rear tabs hard to remove
Looks great. Can't even tell it's an aftermarket install
Pros: Simple to work with
This Metra adapter does fit in the F150 if you can cut the rear tabs. I did so with some side cutters that didn't do a great job, so I ended up feeding the radio with attached bracket through the bottom of the dash opening (HVAC controls area). I also did not need the spacers that the instructions said to add to the front tabs.
Pros: Looks nice installed
Cons: Hard to cut the rear tabs good enough
Not a fan of this. I'm kind of disappointed with this mess. Extensive grinding was required around the perimeter to fit my Kenwood double din head unit and to top it all off it sticks out about 3/8 inch in my super duty ford truck. Made in usa???? Hah no wonder their jobs are shipped overseas! Look elsewhere if there is any other options.
Pros: None that I can think of. Unnecessarily aggravating.
Cons: This junk used to be free with purchase, now they make you pay for this lousy engineered stuff. What up Crutchfield?Crutchfield response on 10/14/2015 After reading this review, our Vehicle Research team will reevaluate this installation kit. Due to several factors, we've had to adjust ways we offer installation gear and tools for mobile gear to our customers. We realize this is a change to previous offers, and we listen to all the feedback our customers provide. We'll certainly keep comments like these in mind as these offers continue to evolve.
I don't think this is the case for a Ford F250 super duty. I did some modifications to make it fit.
Cons: it did not fit perfect
This is a very good product. It was easy to use, honestly, I don't know how good the instructions were because I didn't read them. It fit perfectly in my dash and made a very clean install.
Pros: Finished product looks great!
Cons: A few extra steps are needed using the supplied spacers behind the mounting holes to level the mount up with the dash panel and cutting off the rear mounting brackets (which I did glance and see in the instructions), but that's all part of using a "universal" kit.
Easy to use and looks great too.
The instructions weren't very good
Pros: It is holding my deck in place well enough?
Cons: The instructions weren't very clear and the housing was molded inaccurate for the opening of the stock stereo but with some modification I got it to work
Fit perfectly. Looks OEM!
Had to trim back piece of the bracket. Doesn't fit otherwise. Looks good to anyone that gets into truck but because I installed it I see the issue. I had a friend look at it too and he agrees not much could be done. I would use again.
Pros: Looks good with some modifying not perfect. Most people wouldn't see an issue with it.
Cons: Most wouldn't notice it's not totally straight in my truck this is why they call it universal
Used this dash kit on a Kenwood Excelon DDX492. I installed it in a 2004 Ford F150 Lariat. Perfect fit with no problems.
Pros: Nice fit for my truck.
The dash kit fits the radio nicely but there is nothing in the instructions about removing the rear mounting tabs. They have to be removed to even get the radio in the dash.
Pros: ease of mounting on the radio
Cons: no mention of tab removal
Pros: Got the job done
Cons: Instructions were a little difficult to understand.
Directions are horrible. My suggestion is to read over them to get an overview, then throw them in the trash. Don't refer back to them. Use your intuition and common sense to get the best possible fit for your application. There will be some trial and error, but if you stick with it, eventually, it will fit great and look great.
Pros: End product looks great and fits great.
Cons: Directions are garbage. Will take some patience to get it installed perfectly.Crutchfield response on 5/6/2015 Remember, when you purchase from Crutchfield, you also get our free tech support service to help with any problem or question that comes up when installing or using that product - anything from installation and hook up, to setting the clock.
Had a bit of trouble putting it in place. Ended up breaking off a clip to fit it in place
Pros: Holds stereo just fine. Stable with no movement.
Cons: Broke a clip
This is the right tool for the right application. Made the install seamless and easy.
Pros: Exactly what I needed
I bought this installation kit to install a Double Din head unit in my 05 F150 to replace the factory unit. The kit was relatively easy enough to assemble. I did not need the spacers behind the 4 mounting holes as the instructions indicated that I would and when I went to install the screws into the side of the stereo, none of the holes would line up properly with the holes on the installation kit. There is a ridge on the back edge of the kit that prevented the stereo from seating properly into the opening of the kit. With the help of a Dremel tool, I was able to remove the ridge to allow the stereo to seat properly, thereby allowing the screw holes to line up. With the exception of this modification, it is a decent kit. If you have a little bit of time and ingenuity, you can make it work. Not quite the plug and play that I would have expected.
Pros: Easy to assemble, inexpensive
Cons: Modifications necessary to provide better fitment of the stereo.
Opening in the faceplate is too large for Pioneer double din radios. Installed gasket pieces to sides of radio for tight fit and to keep radio centered on faceplate. Four of the eight side mount screw holes did not align up with the mounting holes in radio. Had to file out 4 holes to place screws in. Haven't installed it in my 2008 Ford F-150 truck yet. Don' know if there will be more challenges. Overall this product does not fit good without doing modifications. Maybe this is why they include them for free with a radio purchase.
Pros: Looks good
Cons: Poor fit
Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS radio was lightly smaller than opening, didn't fit evenly without a couple of homemade spacers. (earlier Sony fit like a glove). As others note, instructions unclear about need to remove rear tabs. Yount mount the HU, then find out that tabs have to be removed.
Pros: Looks good. Matched dash when installed
Cons: Unclear instructions
It fits but not great the instructions were kinda vague and it just doesn't seem as nice as many of the others that I have gotten from Crutchfield.
Pros: It holds the unit ok
Cons: It has a lot of gaps cheesy feel to the plastic, the instructions should be taken out of every package and thrown away.
The finished product looks awesome. With that being said, there were a few issues. The instructions were, well, let's say vague. Vague should cover it in a PC sort of a way. If you are using it for a vehicle that isn't listed in the instructions be prepared to get a little creative and do some thinking. I eventually had to put the old radio next to the new one to figure out how to get it mounted properly. The other issue was that the plastic on the bracket is heavy and thick. Now this is a good thing because it makes it stronger. The bad thing about it is the mounting screws that came with the radio weren't long enough to get thru the thickness of plastic. A quick trip to the hardware store solved the issue but it was just one more thing that needed to be improvised.
Pros: Looks awesome and is good heavy gage plastic.
Cons: The instructions are useless. The plastic may be too thick for the mounting screws provided with your radio.
Purchased this product from my 2008 F350 in conjunction with a Jensen V7020 head unit. The supplied directions are horrible so you'll need to apply some thought. The directions tell you not to cut the rear tabs off but it was obvious that the trim plate wouldn't fit. But once I sorted the directions out the product looks great.
Pros: Looks great and fits great
Cons: Directions are horrible
It fits good with lots of modifications. You have to cut off pieces to make it work with 2008 F250.
Pros: Fits good.
Cons: Modifications necessary to make it work.
Directions were a lil vague , once I figured the cage around the kenwood radio needed removed and the plastic mounts on the kit needed removed install went rather quick. Grinded the back plastic tabs of with hand grinder It slid right in
Pros: Good fit. Looks nice when complete
Cons: Could use a lil better of directions to take out some of the guess work out. My 20 minute install could of taken less time . If the directions said which model vehicle needed tabs removed instead of bolting and u bolting then revolting together
As others have mentioned in their reviews, this product gets the job done and looks nice, but the instructions are a little vague in telling you that you might need to modify the side mounting brackets in order to get the assembly to fit into your dash. We installed into a 2009 Ford Fusion and couldn't figure out how to get stereo and dash kit to fit when all assembled. We had a professional finally do the install and he explained as others have mentioned that you have to trim the tabs off on the side brackets. Metra should mention something in their instructions for first time installers that there may need to be some modification if it's not a drop in fit for your vehicle!
Pros: Looks nice and performs as you would expect it to.
Cons: Could use a little more clarity in the instructions about modifying the bracket to fit different vehicles.
End result looks great. I had to realign the radio a few times to make all the edges line up correctly and look acceptable (I'm OCD) with the factory trim, but the end result looks great! Watch the "spacers" if you must use them, they may fall off during the last phase of the install. I'm just saying. Haha.
Pros: Nice look. Does what it is supposed to do. Looks great in my 2004 F150.
Cons: It's not as simple as some people seem to want it to be. You have to be patient and work with it a little to make it perfect.
Used this with a Kenwood DDX492 installation in a 2007 Ford F150. The end product looks like it came from the factory and fits perfectly. The instructions were a little vague for my application and took a few minutes to figure it out, but when I did, the install was a breeze. The part that was not clear is you don't use the cage or the front trim that comes with the receiver and you need to screw this bracket directly into the sides of the receiver.
Pros: Perfect fit and works for my F150!
Cons: Instructions not clear, very generic for every application.
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
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.
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.
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
good solid support, instructions not completely accurate
Pros: solid support for receiver
Cons: inaccurate instructions
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
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.
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.
Worked great easy install
This kit didn't work well with the radio I bought. I did make it work but it took some modification.
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.
Unit came with radio free. There were noticeable gaps between the radio and the dash kit. The spacer would fall out during installation
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 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.
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.
Fit perfect but directions little unclear.
Pros: Fit perfect. Simple install
Cons: Bracket spacers and installation directions lil unclear and confusing
Easy to install. Looks like an original factory install. Very happy
Absolutly no vehicle specific instructions not too hard to figure out though
Cons: Not enough screws
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.
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.
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
Works well but the instructions are difficult to interpret.
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.
Pros: pro fit
fits 2008 f150 dash perfect, makes jvc look factory installed
Pros: solid product
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.
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
Pros: Got with purchase, show I paid for it some how haha
Cons: plastic, direction not clear on some steps,
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
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.
Pros: Good look fits good
Perfect it fit nice in the stock area
Pros: In exspensive
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
It works but the instructions could be much better.
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.
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
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,
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
Very easy to install.
Pros: perfect fit.
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.
Flimsy, but worked. We will see how long it lasts. Instructions are unclear
Cons: Cheap Workmanship Instructions
A little more direction about the large brackets on the back would have been helpful. After I understood that, it fit great.
is not strong enough to support the pioneer stereo
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!
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
Great product from Metra!!! Worked very well for my 2005 F-150!! Easy installation in place of the factory head unit!
Looks perfect in my dash !!!! '05 F-150
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
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.
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.
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.
Directions a bit weak, but anyone with a little sense can figure it out.
Pros: nice fit
Cons: directions need help
Pros: Perfect fit
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
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.
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.
The perfect kit!!!
Pros: perfect fit!
Pros: It fits
Fit my 2008 Ford F150 double-din perfectly . No gap , no cutting
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.
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
Nice fit. Very secure.
Pros: Holds the radio nicely.
Cons: Instructions could be better.
Perfect fit, easy install. Thanks Crutchfield!
This product fits my vehicle correctly. I had no trouble installing it and it looks great
Pros: Perfect fit, looks good.
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.
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.
This product is real easy to install I would recommend it .. Just takes a few minutes to put together .
Fits like a glove
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
Look and fit
Pros: Looks and fit like a glove
Had to cut the back tabs. Other that that great fit.
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 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 and very easy to install!!! Simple Simple
Pros: Easy to use!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Clean Look!!!!!!!!!!
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.
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
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.
Need to file down the bottom of the kit to allow face to be removed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Cons: poor instal fit to radio(sides), will have to replace with another product
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.
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 my 2005 ford f150 supercrew fx4 like they made it just for my truck. very easy install.
Pros: all good
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.
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.
Too many mods necessary for my application. Doesnt fit evenly in opening. Willing to pay more for better mounting kit.
Cons: Mods necessary
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.
The kit and deck did not match up. Had to make some adjustments by cutting some parts off the kit. Very frustrating
Cons: Didnt fit
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.
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.
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
This kit is not well made. I had to make numerous adjustments just to get the radio to "almost" fit. Not pleased.
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.
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.
Worked like a champ!
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.
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.
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.
Looks great with my Pioneer 4200 dvd player with 2006 F150
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
very easy to install.nice and clean finished look
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.
This kit is a good match for installing the Clarion NX500 into my Ford F150 Sport Supercab. Installation was smooth & worry free.
Fits great in truck, little hard to figure out which holes to use on JVC radio. Finally removed sleve adapter and cut tabs off to get it to work. Not very user friendly! Clean factory plastic look for the money though.
It does what it supposed to do, but it could made a little better. Instcuctions are not as good as expected. They do not mention cutting off the rear tabs. Not crazy about being all plastic worried about long term durability. I did expect better from Crutchfield.
I got this for installation on my '07 F150 SCrew truck to install my Pioneer AVH-P3200BT. The double din brackets have extra tabs in the back that are to used in my truck. They require you to cut them off, but there are no tear-away guide lines molded in them and the instructions had no pictures showing this. So I just had to get my tin snips out and just go for it. It's not a big deal to someone experienced, but for someone who has little or no experience may find this tricky with out the well written instructions. Also, the instructions don't say the spacer tabs are needed for the upper brackets, so after I installed it in my dash and put the surround back on I noticed the spacing wasn't flush. I had to take everything back out and install the spacers. It looks good, the colors match and the unit fits perfectly but the instructions are lacking. They should have spent less time showing how to disassemble the dash and more time on the installation/modification instructions.
I got one of these mounts with my AVIC Z2 for use in my 2007 F-150 Supercrew. It must have been a predecessor to this one, because it didn't have the U-shaped pieces that need to be ground off (See Mario's review), but otherwise exactly the same. After about a year the plastic tabs that hold it to the truck broke off leaving my unit hanging back in the dashboard. I just purchased one of these to replace it because I couldn't find anything made out of metal. My recommedation if you have a heavy head unit (mine weighs 14lbs) is to build some type of support for the unit to rest on so all the weight isn't on the mounts.
This installation fit perfectly. It makes the installation of my Pioneer head unit look stock.
This item work great. Really no issues. Looked like a Factory installed!
I bought this product to use in my 2007 F-150 Supercrew. The double din radio fit in the harness, and the screw holes on the harness line up correctly with the dash. BUT, if you notice in the picture there are two U-shaped pieces on the harness. (Two on each side actually.) These are wider that the rest of the unit, and I had to take a Dremmel to them in order to make the harness fit back into the dash. I tried every possible angle and trick I could think of to get the harness and radio in the dash with those U-shaped pieces on there, but it would not go. Seems pointless anyway, because in my dash, there is nothing that those U-shaped pieces could connect to. So after I cut them off, the harness fit right in, and four screws later, seems like a perfectly good mount.
easy install [ Cipriano Nov 09, 2017 ]
Quality radio that i have installed in many of cars and decided it was time to finally buy one for myself [ Derek Nov 05, 2017 ]
It came free with the head unit. [ Greg Nov 04, 2017 ]
Came included! [ Fords Nov 02, 2017 ]
This dash kit was recommended for my 2008 F150 XLT. [ Scott Oct 27, 2017 ]
Crutchfield recommended it [ Mark Oct 26, 2017 ]
It has a nob for volume and bluetooth. [ Alex Oct 21, 2017 ]
recomended by crutchfield [ thomas Oct 20, 2017 ]
Its needed for my project [ Ernest Oct 13, 2017 ]
The dash kit was free with my stereo purchase. [ Oscar Oct 10, 2017 ]
To give me a professional installation. [ STEPHEN C Oct 02, 2017 ]
Best fit [ John Sep 24, 2017 ]
It is the best way to install the radio [ Neil Sep 21, 2017 ]
Needed it. [ Gary Sep 16, 2017 ]
It works with my system [ Michael Sep 15, 2017 ]
Past experience [ KENNETH Aug 29, 2017 ]
Needed a backup camera for my f-150 to be able to hook up RV tailor, has to have a receiver with a display. [ Brian Aug 27, 2017 ]
was told to buy this when I added my Headunit to the cart [ Anthony Aug 21, 2017 ]
It is supposed to fit the unit that I purchased into my vehicle (2006 Ford F-150) precisely. [ Nicolas Aug 21, 2017 ]
I like for my Radio to look factory [ Roy Aug 08, 2017 ]
This allows the aftermarket radio to be used in the factory location! Clean, factory installed look! [ David Aug 07, 2017 ]
It said too [ Brother rob Jul 14, 2017 ]
To fit into my truck right [ Katlin Le Jul 10, 2017 ]
Andy Recommended it [ Cody Jul 06, 2017 ]
needed [ Sonny Jul 04, 2017 ]
For multi uses [ Dave Jul 04, 2017 ]
Recommended by Crutchfield for my specific vehicle. [ Richard Jun 28, 2017 ]
came with the purchase to ease the install [ Jason Jun 27, 2017 ]
Easy to install [ Dillard Jun 23, 2017 ]
Because it was included in the recommended installation kit. [ B Jun 23, 2017 ]
The website said it was necessary to install the chosen stereo. This will adapt to the size of the vehicle. [ Trent Jun 22, 2017 ]
to make installation easier [ David Jun 19, 2017 ]
suggested [ Jason Jun 15, 2017 ]
Was part of the package needed to install in my vehicle [ MICHAEL Jun 08, 2017 ]
makes a universal install a custom fit one. [ Rick Jun 08, 2017 ]
Fit My Truck [ Richard Allen Jun 08, 2017 ]
Fits the 2006 ford 150 crew cab [ L Jun 03, 2017 ]
need it [ Keith Jun 03, 2017 ]
Included [ Sandy May 30, 2017 ]
what was advised [ Shaun May 22, 2017 ]
This metra kit made the receiver look like it was there from factory.... PERFECTION!!!! [ Christian May 18, 2017 ]
need [ dan May 16, 2017 ]
Required for radio installation in my vehicle. [ Clevis May 15, 2017 ]
Came free with the head unit and I used one before that fit perfectly [ Matthew May 10, 2017 ]
Need it [ Tamra May 02, 2017 ]
Great service and fast delievery [ Alfredo May 02, 2017 ]
The best way to mount and install system. [ Mitch In Yuma Apr 24, 2017 ]
Convenience and necessity [ E Apr 23, 2017 ]
this is what you showed for my vehicle type and yr. [ Larry Apr 16, 2017 ]
needed for install.Other website sold radio saying everything included for install. This was not the case [ David Apr 16, 2017 ]
It fit my vehicle and was part of the package. [ Brooks Apr 13, 2017 ]
To fit my truck [ Jay Apr 03, 2017 ]
It was included with my purchase and it makes installation a lot easier when you have a kit. [ Matthew Mar 10, 2017 ]
Good Value [ Jordan Mar 10, 2017 ]
recommended to fit with my vehicle and radio [ Daniel Mar 10, 2017 ]
Needed for stereo instal [ David Mar 04, 2017 ]
It's supposed to fit. [ Michael Feb 27, 2017 ]
Another suggestion that fits my truck and stereo [ David Feb 21, 2017 ]
Ease of installation [ mark Feb 18, 2017 ]
your recommendation [ Tom Feb 08, 2017 ]
it fits my vehicle [ Landon Feb 08, 2017 ]
This Dash Kit is a requirement forÂ someoneÂ wanting and install that makes the radio look like and OEM install [ Barry Feb 03, 2017 ]
Works great [ Jared Jan 26, 2017 ]
Needed for the install [ LESLIE Jan 22, 2017 ]
Needed it for my '05 f-150 [ Brody Jan 21, 2017 ]
because you recommended it [ George Jan 19, 2017 ]
suggested for item [ S Jan 16, 2017 ]
I used this item before [ Frankie Jan 13, 2017 ]
ease of install [ Robert Dec 30, 2016 ]
It was recommended. [ JAMES T Dec 28, 2016 ]
i used this to install my kenwood head unit ...easy and solid install [ ROBERT Dec 28, 2016 ]
This was a recommended item. [ Richard Dec 25, 2016 ]
fits [ Larry Dec 20, 2016 ]
Easy install. [ James E. Dec 19, 2016 ]
Installation ease [ Timothy Dec 14, 2016 ]
I selected the dash kit because i needed it to install the new stereo to fit into the factory installed system that I took out [ MELINDA L Dec 10, 2016 ]
need it [ Nick Dec 07, 2016 ]
rep recommended [ David Dec 04, 2016 ]
Needed for Install [ KENT Nov 26, 2016 ]
broken part [ MR JEFFREY D Nov 26, 2016 ]
recomended [ R Nov 26, 2016 ]
To install the receiver just purchased [ Michael Nov 26, 2016 ]
Needed it to install to factory system. [ Michael Nov 25, 2016 ]
to make the new receiver fit the factory opening [ P Nov 22, 2016 ]
Required Part [ Stephen Nov 19, 2016 ]
Thought I needed it. [ Thomas Nov 18, 2016 ]
Because you said it was needed [ Brian Nov 18, 2016 ]
Don't know if I need it or not [ John Nov 11, 2016 ]
This item trims out your stereo and makes it look like it was factory installed [ David Nov 05, 2016 ]
because I chose a double din car stereo and I need a bracket to secure the car stereo in place [ Brian Oct 24, 2016 ]
Will make it easy to install product [ William E. Oct 21, 2016 ]
needed to install [ michael Oct 20, 2016 ]
Suggested. [ Jay Oct 18, 2016 ]
Because I need it [ James Oct 14, 2016 ]
That is what it needs. [ Brad Oct 09, 2016 ]
it fits my vehicle and it was free [ Cynthia Sep 25, 2016 ]
Seem to fit the needs that I had [ Dennis Sep 09, 2016 ]
Recommended [ Ronald Sep 04, 2016 ]
Simple install [ Melisa Aug 27, 2016 ]
The web page said I need it for installation [ Lacey Aug 23, 2016 ]
Came with the receiver I purchased from Crutchfield. [ JAY M Aug 22, 2016 ]
It provides tabs for me to install it in the existing opening in my dash [ Richard L. Aug 16, 2016 ]
For a custom install look when when finished. [ David Jul 24, 2016 ]
Factory mounting [ Douglas Jul 23, 2016 ]
To fit aftermarket head unit in my F350 [ JC84193 - Jeff Jul 04, 2016 ]
These kits create a perfect fit just like the factory unit! I wouldn't use anything else! [ Kevin Jul 01, 2016 ]
Has been reliable in past installations [ Mitchell Jun 24, 2016 ]
needed to install stereo [ KARLSON Jun 16, 2016 ]
Had to have it. [ R Jun 13, 2016 ]
came with radio [ Richard May 26, 2016 ]
Fits my truck [ Dustin May 24, 2016 ]
Fits new radio [ THOMAS May 22, 2016 ]
This is needed for a clean finished OEM look [ Jesse May 18, 2016 ]
This is required for a good snug fit in my vehicle. [ Pauletta May 16, 2016 ]
Needed for installation [ Paul May 05, 2016 ]
Ease of installation. [ Anthony Apr 26, 2016 ]
Sleek Look [ M Apr 24, 2016 ]
I'm not the one doing the install and I want to ensure that the person that does has everthing he needs. [ David Apr 23, 2016 ]
It was a necessity for my husband to install his new aftermarket stereo into his 2006 Ford F-150 Super Duty [ Kelli Apr 18, 2016 ]
Recommended by Troy Troy's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=4 [ Tony Tabbacchino Apr 14, 2016 ]
I want my install to look professionally done, so I chose the dash kit to make it look as if it came from the factory. Thanks Crutchfield for superior products at a discounted price. Fernando [ Fernando L. Apr 12, 2016 ]
Helped with and made the radio installation easier and improved the overall look of the installation. [ Michael Apr 11, 2016 ]
Necessary and helps integrate radio to factory double din opening. [ Frank Apr 09, 2016 ]
Great service and the site is really simple to use [ Lizbeth Apr 09, 2016 ]
This kit was required to enable the use of the new stereo receiver to be installed in my 2006 F150 PU. [ Willard Apr 04, 2016 ]
Worked Great. Follow Instructions and you won't be disappointed. [ Kevin Apr 04, 2016 ]
It was part of the kit suggested by Crutchfield [ Adrian Mar 30, 2016 ]
Fits my truck for the headunit i was putting in. [ Mitch Mar 29, 2016 ]
Needed it [ Robert Mar 29, 2016 ]
It is a birthday gift for my son's truck [ Victoria Mar 21, 2016 ]
It was needed [ RICK Mar 13, 2016 ]
Needed it and it was included free! Can't beat that! [ Tim Mar 13, 2016 ]
I picked this because for some reason abc warehouse cannot for some reason [ Steven Mar 11, 2016 ]
Worked great [ Mark Feb 15, 2016 ]
Ease of installation [ Troy Feb 14, 2016 ]
I needed it for the install [ brian Feb 13, 2016 ]
make the installation of new head unit to fit into my pick up [ Ed Jan 24, 2016 ]
Makes your installation of the aftermarket car stereo look better than factory. Also secures your unit in the dash. [ Bernard Jan 08, 2016 ]
Metra is the go-to brand for vehicle electronics for car audio. [ James Jan 07, 2016 ]
Radio was a gift, but if I ordered it from Crutchfield this item would have been included free for instillation in my 2008 Ford F250. [ Henry Dec 28, 2015 ]
TO FIT TRUCK [ PAULA Dec 28, 2015 ]
Professional style installation. [ Daniel Dec 26, 2015 ]
It had everything I wanted for the best price [ Dale Dec 26, 2015 ]
Made my install easier [ Brian Dec 24, 2015 ]
easy installation [ Carol Dec 19, 2015 ]
Recommended with my new stereo [ Chase Dec 18, 2015 ]
Makes installation a breeze. [ Oran Dec 12, 2015 ]
To provide a professional final look for the install of an aftermarket stereo [ Lauren Dec 08, 2015 ]
Good quality and Value [ EARL A Dec 04, 2015 ]
I used the Metra fit for a Pioneer install in an F-150 P/U, the kit came with an adapter type plate (rectangular price of black plastic that fit over the stereo casing and fitted perfectly into the inner opening of the primary fixture. I thought the kit came with 6 or 8 short stainless steel screws but I may have had them before hand but for the Pioneer they were necessary. [ RONALD Jan 07, 2017 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Apr 12, 2015 ] Staff