August 29, 2002does anyone make an aftermarket head unit to fit in the factory opening? dont want to cut a brand new dash apart and dotn want to use one of those cheapie install kits.
September 18, 2002your best bet is to relocate a aftermarket head unit. these new fords get pretty hairy when u start messen with them. so just run a head unit to a center console or install a cd changer. its not hard to run a hot wire and then tap off of the speakers. check it out
September 18, 2002I`m sure there`s a wiring adapter kit available for that truck so wiring will be a snap. As for the dash, what size opening is it? Or is it one of those really scary looking cutouts that Ford is famous for that require a kit? most standard aftermarket stereos are DIN sized. You can also get DIN 1/2 and double DIN. I have a DIN 1/2 opening in my Blazer and Pioneer and Alpine make head units for this opening. It fits almost like factory.
[ 09-18-2002, 01:55 PM: Message edited by: badassblazer_ns ]
September 18, 2002Just get a dash kit. Most of the pain-in-the-@ss units come from (no offence) Fords. Most of the dash kits are a little on the pri$ey side but are actually made out of part of the OEM dash. We sold one a little while ago for one of those ZX3 Ford Escorts or Focus (sumthin like that) and the dash kit had environmental controls on it since it was a direct replacement. It retailled around $70 CAD but it was the only way to replace the factory head unit without hacking the dash and was his cheapest alternative. (that`s what he told us). When your down here, I will talk to Marco, our installer. He carries his own products from his suppliers and they seem to have a kit for everything. Most of the other stereo shops in town call him for product.
September 21, 2002dam sorry guys i forgot i posted this ad i traded the ford for that srw 3500 ram last week,at least the stereo`s pretty nice in the dodge.
September 24, 2002no speaka de english? i traded the ford for a dodge
i think i made the right choice too the dodge is awesome.