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    Default Double Din Install

    Has anybody installed a double din in thier 2000 to 2004 ford focus. Just looking for a little help.

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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    i did, use search function and you will find lots..
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    ^the OP could also click the link in your sig and go to page 3
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    i did also some cutting is involved,and some fiberglass work

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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    here is my setup from a while back... right after i finished painting the bezel... hadnt even installed the hazard switch... looks quite a bit different now... but anyways

    mine is an Eclipse w/ Nav. and twin dvd slots behind the face (motorized face)... it was a tight fit but worked out nicely.



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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    i did...the bezel trimming and fitting was the most time consuming


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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    i am not sure if Op is still looking to do this custom stuff..

    here is mounting kit you can fiberglass into radio bezel..
    i used 05+focus, f150 double din kit which requires lots of cutting..


    but take a look at this, this will minimize cutting work..
    this kit is for 05~07 escape
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    thats what i used to make the opening the right size then glassed it

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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    And.....kept the stock dash panel.



    It's not pretty behind the dash, nor is the bottom of the 4 way flasher unit since it had to be dremelled half to death.....but it's in there and has been (in fact I'm on my second DDX-7017) for many years, and lots of driving.
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    Quote Originally Posted by Rodewaryer View Post
    And.....kept the stock dash panel.



    It's not pretty behind the dash, nor is the bottom of the 4 way flasher unit since it had to be dremelled half to death.....but it's in there and has been (in fact I'm on my second DDX-7017) for many years, and lots of driving.
    so thats with no trimming of the actual stock opening, correct??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodewaryer View Post
    If you ever get rid of your Focus, I want to buy your stereo setup. That is the ONLY aftermarket setup in an 00-04 Focus that I like other than stock. Every aftermarket kit you can buy doesn't look right, but that deck with your custom trim piece flows so perfectly. That's exactly how I would want to do it in my car!
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    Quote Originally Posted by Rodewaryer View Post
    And.....kept the stock dash panel.



    It's not pretty behind the dash, nor is the bottom of the 4 way flasher unit since it had to be dremelled half to death.....but it's in there and has been (in fact I'm on my second DDX-7017) for many years, and lots of driving.
    that does look way good where did you get that bezle thing?

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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    I have a n00b question? How the hell do you get off the dash trim thing around the stereo? I feel like I'm going to break or scratch up the flimsy plastic. I have an aftermarket single din kenwood deck that a friend installed...now when it's time to vinyl dye, I cant get anything off...
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    Quote Originally Posted by kyle View Post
    so thats with no trimming of the actual stock opening, correct??
    The outer opening was left alone, however, I did have to trim just inside the opening top and bottom. Sides didn't need any trimming.

    Nice comment Ataru, I appreciate that, really. :-)

    The trim bezel, thingy, is an audiophile (yes, the donor was toast) face dremeled to near oblivion. Hence the good fit.
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    Default Re: Double Din Install

    Quote Originally Posted by stezieb View Post
    I have a n00b question? How the hell do you get off the dash trim thing around the stereo? I feel like I'm going to break or scratch up the flimsy plastic. I have an aftermarket single din kenwood deck that a friend installed...now when it's time to vinyl dye, I cant get anything off...
    Take out the head unit, and you'll see three 7mm hex bolts on the inside edges of the bezel (they're either 7mm or 8mm, but I'm pretty sure they're 7mm). Take those three bolts out and you should be able to pull the bezel out. It clips in so it will give you resistance when trying to pull, but it shouldn't break as long as you pull it straight out.

    Be careful, though, because when you get the bezel out, you'll have to unplug all the wiring harnesses for the a/c and the lighter/12v socket. That should be it.


 
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