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Old 02-05-2011, 01:24 PM
duvaltom duvaltom is offline
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Default Head unit install

ive never done a head unit install before, and when i bought my truck it did not have a headunit at all, just an open cavity,
i looked and all i found was one head phone looking cord and then 4 wires not attached together just sitting there,
this is a 1988 ranger xlt and i would like to know when purchasing a head unit what should i look for?
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Old 02-05-2011, 02:59 PM
mickblock mickblock is offline
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Default Re: Head unit install

Start out here to identify those wires.

Radio wiring colors

I believe your limited to a single DIN (2" tall) head unit with this year.
So after that you'll need an install kit to secure it.

Only thing that my search turned up for an aftermarket kit is
Scosche FCJ1270AB Multi-Purpose Kit

That's just a quick search. Describe your dash. Do you have a box opening with two circles or just a box opening? does the dash trim look complete in this area or does it look like something besides just the head unit is missing?
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