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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-07-2002, 10:57 PM
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i just bought a clarion indash tv the kind that comes out the radio im wondering if ill have any problems w/ it fully retracting because of the lil hood of the dash over the radio.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-07-2002, 11:14 PM
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You should be able to control the angle just check out mine to get and idea! [img]8.gif[/img]
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-08-2002, 08:07 AM
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yea but the 93 caprice dash is a little different. the raddio is on top
 
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2002, 06:24 AM
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if my memory serves me... Alex Malero has a TV installed in his caprice dash~ you might want to check out his homepage~~
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2002, 06:46 AM
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If you got the model I think you did (VRX925VD) you will have to mount it lower in the stock location to make way for the top to clear the dash pad. You knew it was going to have to be a custom install anyway right? You also have to consider the depth issue as I had to cut into my AC duct to gain the room I needed.

Just visited the Clarion Web Site, WOW, may have to think of upgrading my MAX2256
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2002, 09:07 AM
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no i got the 6671z.
so where will i have to mount it?
deepth wont b a problem i measured it w/ the specs on clarions site.

is there a way i can space it out to get it past the dash pad? i dont want to mount it anywhere else.
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2002, 02:38 PM
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> no i got the 6671z.
I do not know that one. Ah I found it, thats a great unit!


> so where will i have to mount it?
You can mount it in the stock location you will just have to mount it in the lower most position. Instead of centering it in your dash (horizontal). So when your screen folds out it will be in the center of the area where your stock head unit used to be. The problem lies in that any aftermarket kit you will find to install a DIN sized radio in a factory caprice opening will want to mount it in the center (horizontal) of the stock opening of the dash. That why I say you are in for a custom install on this one, wont be that simple. I had to do my own bracketry out of aluminum to get a good solid mount in the dash, after all you really do not want the LCD screen floping around as you drive.
Couple of links to pictures of my install to give you an idea, although you may not have to do as much with a single DIN unit, hopefully:
Top view of brackets

Bottom view with unit installed

> deepth wont b a problem i measured it
> w/ the specs on clarions site.
You have any cables that plug into the rear of the unit when installed? RCA or C-bus cables can take up a few inches, make sure and compensate for them.

> is there a way I can space it out to get
> it past the dash pad?
You could try thst although when the screen was stored in it's hidden position the front of your unit would be sticking out from the dash like 5 inches or something. Remember the screen already articulates out a little more on the bottom so you can get a good viewing angle on the LCD screen. If you wanted it to open in front of the dash pad lip then the face of the unit (when screen hidden) would have to be even with the edge of the dash pad, so like 3 inches from the dash face, I think that would look a little hoky sticking out like that.

Does any mounting bracketry come with the unit from Clarion, I know mine did not.

Later!
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2002, 09:50 PM
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sounds fun and difficult at the same time hehe
ill try it reguarly the first time and then if that dosnt look right then ill seee what i can do.
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