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will double din fit?

i have a 97 ford ranger xlt, wondering if a double din dvd player/reciever will fit. is there cutting needed?
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yep it'll fit. you just have to trim the upper and lower lips on the radio bezel opening.
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Yep, as the previous poster said.

Search next time. There's a lot of nice installs on here to look at.



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thanx, what wud be good to trim with? a dremel?
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ya a dremel will work, thats what i used.
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Dremel is probably best. You can easily make the precise cuts.
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I was looking at some models of the dremel, which one did u guys use?
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I like my lithium ion cordless model. The thing just keeps taking a beating and runs forever. Plenty powerful too.

Here's the one I have: Amazon.com: Dremel 8000-03 10.8-Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Rotary Tool: Home Improvement


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I was checking this out the other day. I believe best buy carries a DDIN bracket for that years opening or the one newer so that you can fit those in without any worries while keeping the manufacturer look
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