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Old 12-02-2011, 08:39 PM
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any cheaper kits out there found a few but havent seen em on any vehicles
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:06 PM
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Check out the thread by 94MI9C1. I have seen his kit in his car at nationals. Very nice guy. im sure he will point you in the right direction...
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This one?

http://www.impalassforum.com/vBullet...d.php?t=229679
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Thanks Riley, I am really not that nice LOL.

Bampo on the thread that Beast posted is indeed the thread about mine, but I completely made the kit from scratch and molded the dash panel to fit it correctly. So not really a kit. I don't know of any that are a typical almost drop in kit like the Detail kit. Since the surrounds in our cars are a din and a half, there is always some cutting that had to be done and of coarse making the surround look right is half the battle.

I will help in anyway that I can, but short of making one for yourself, not sure of any other kit out there.
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not hard to make one yourself, as long as you got some tools and some handy work skills to go with it. go for it!
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i like the details kit but its the cutting that bothers me ...i wish there was a drop in kit
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i like the details kit but its the cutting that bothers me ...i wish there was a drop in kit
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Its the cutting that bothers you, HEll its the price that bothers me... _
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cutting a dash is a piece of cake with a dremel tool. Had to change my 99 F150 a bit ot fit my double din setup so I could have GPS and watch movies, lol

Biggest issue just go slow, if you are really scared rough cut, then use the sanding disk to get pretty close and then a file to finish it out nicely.
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cutting a dash is a piece of cake with a dremel tool. Had to change my 99 F150 a bit ot fit my double din setup so I could have GPS and watch movies, lol
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Biggest issue just go slow, if you are really scared rough cut, then use the sanding disk to get pretty close and then a file to finish it out nicely.



Kinda like this ? Of course I did'nt do it myself I had Hack ( Scott ) do mine.... came out pretty clean

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