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Old 10-13-2014
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Single Din Install help

Wondering if any of yinz out there could help me out with this. I've wanted to do this since i signed the title in April. My 04 xlt supercab doesn't have an aux input and that honestly kills me. I must have one.

I want to install a single din radio with an aux input. I don't wanna spend big bucks either since the single din setup.

I did find a Pioneer DEH-150MP unit on amazon for like 60 bucks, but I don't know what or if I'll need any adapters for the plugs. I also just discovered the whole faceplate thing, I was rather confused about it till now. I know I need one for the aftermarket unit but I'm lost after that.

I know how to remove the radio and everything and if it just plugs in i'll be fine, but if I need to do any kind of wiring job i may be at a loss and just stick with my fm transmitter which sucks btw. Wiring isn't a strong point for me and I get in over my head with it very quickly. It makes my head spin honestly.

So to sum up that mess:
Is that a good radio? Do you have a better recommendation under $100
What adapters will I need for a 2004 xlt supercab 4x4?
which/where should a get the faceplate kit from?
Will it just be a plug and play or will I need to get into wiring?
Will there be any sawing, cutting, hacking?

Learn me something
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All you need. They include adapters, install kit, detailed instructions including wiring the adapters, and of course, lifetime tech support. Just type in your truck info and amount you're willing to spend. You might want to look into Bluetooth too. Its very handy, but it all depends on how much you're willing to spend.
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Old 10-13-2014
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Thank you very much, I just watched a video and he had mentioned that site too. The page is loading as I type this. (slow internet :P)
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Old 10-13-2014
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Its not hard to swap most name brand aftermarket head units use a standard color pattern on their wires so its basically get the adapter for your year make and model and match up the colors. Id recommend soldering but the heat shrink butt connectors work fine.
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Old 10-14-2014
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I have a DEH-150mp in my boat, and the previous gen in my ranger. It's a good no frills unit.
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