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Unread 07-15-2015, 08:45 PM   #1
plunix
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08-10 Head Unit fit?

I finished wiring my old double din Kenwood DPX500. I forgot how much better factory can sound after a bit of HPF LPF tuning!

Unfortunately I have a cluster **** of a mess since the head unit will not enter the dash. It keeps hitting something.

I'm not sure why so much limited data is there for this. I can't find any information. Does anyone know if I'm supposed to trim the dash?

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Unread 07-17-2015, 03:34 AM   #2
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when my factory head unit failed in my 2008 I looked for months for an aftermarket unit that would be a true plug and play swap, but, such a unit does not exist. All aftermarket head units from my research either will require modifying the bracing under the dash by cutting away some sections and/or modifying the wiring harness to retain all the factory controls and features.

I said to heck with all that and just got a new factory unit.
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