Double DIN headunit on a Z32?

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Double DIN headunit on a Z32?

Postby Tranceparent » Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:31 am

Does anyone know if a double DIN headunit will fit in a Z32?

I'm looking at a Kenwood unit:http://www.kenwoodusa.com/Car_...X8120

Is anyone running a similar system?


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Postby evildky » Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:36 am

yes, take out he pocket under the headunit and you have a double din opening

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Postby jkilby18 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:57 am

yes and no the unit its self ill fit but u are goin to have to either have a custom housing made that goes around the radio or just cut out that center strip between the two dins

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Postby 300freekzx » Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:48 pm

I would cut middle strip and place carbon fiber sticker over the bezel just to make it look a lil better

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Re: Double DIN headunit on a Z32? (Tranceparent)

Postby Z32 TwinZ » Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:01 pm

i use the kenwood 819 dvd head unit. its fits right in and its the best flip out kenwood makes... i give it A+++ all the way. its pretty amazing

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Postby Tranceparent » Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:33 pm

Blacklionxx wrote:i use the kenwood 819 dvd head unit. its fits right in and its the best flip out kenwood makes... i give it A+++ all the way. its pretty amazing
Does it fit in a single DIN slot?Do you happen to have pics of the unit with the flip out- outside? I to see how the it looks while functioning.. thanks dude.

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Postby Tranceparent » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:50 pm

Does anyone make a double DIN faceplate for the Z32?

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Postby Z32 TwinZ » Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:02 pm

yea bro its a single din. its fits right in. um i don't have pics right now, as u can see my old 300z (the green one) i had it in there until it got wrecked.. so i pulled my whole system. now i have me new TT. but im currently re-fiber glassing everything, which is a *****, so i currently don't have any of my stuff installed. but will post pics when im done. are u just a huge fan of a double din or u just don't like flip screens?

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Postby LIBRILZ » Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:16 pm

Flip ups are very common and don't look as good as double dins, I think that's it.

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Postby adrenaline360 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 5:00 pm

i think those r pretty expensive a good unit for cheap can be like a farenheit double din.....300 doesnt seem bad..........

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Postby ArticDragon192 » Sat Aug 02, 2008 4:04 pm

For double din you're gonna need to trim the center console area to allow for double din and then buy a new surround for it, such as the Real Speed one, or have one custom made.

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Postby Tranceparent » Fri Aug 08, 2008 1:45 pm

Blacklionxx wrote:yea bro its a single din. its fits right in. um i don't have pics right now, as u can see my old 300z (the green one) i had it in there until it got wrecked.. so i pulled my whole system. now i have me new TT. but im currently re-fiber glassing everything, which is a *****, so i currently don't have any of my stuff installed. but will post pics when im done. are u just a huge fan of a double din or u just don't like flip screens?
I like the look of a double din unit. Personally I haven't seen a flip out in action on a Z so I don't know what to think about it.

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Postby JDMZ32 » Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:34 pm

hey, i see this as my call to advertise! if anyone's interested i have a flip-out monitor made by LM that i'm willing to sell. 7", DVD, MP3, CD, Radio, you know, all that. non touch screen. it'll come with everything needed for the install, including two pieces i had to buy separately for the Z specifically (one is something to do with the radio). i'm not very intelligent with the audio names, as you can see.

let me know if you guys are interested!

o, i bought it from a guy used. i never installed it, but i know it works and everything because i saw it in operation in his car before it was uninstalled.

on a scale of 1-5 i'd give it a 3 or 3.5 for its condition.

come on, help out a po' college kid and fellow Z32 enthusiast!


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Postby Tranceparent » Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:38 pm

JDMZ32 wrote:hey, i see this as my call to advertise! if anyone's interested i have a flip-out monitor made by LM that i'm willing to sell. 7", DVD, MP3, CD, Radio, you know, all that. non touch screen. it'll come with everything needed for the install, including two pieces i had to buy separately for the Z specifically (one is something to do with the radio). i'm not very intelligent with the audio names, as you can see.

let me know if you guys are interested!

o, i bought it from a guy used. i never installed it, but i know it works and everything because i saw it in operation in his car before it was uninstalled.

on a scale of 1-5 i'd give it a 3 or 3.5 for its condition.

come on, help out a po' college kid and fellow Z32 enthusiast!
I'd be on that like a fly on soda, but I'm still saving up!! Best of luck with your sale bro-- I'll ask around among my friends to see if I can get you a sale, have a picture?

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Postby Tranceparent » Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:36 pm

ArticDragon192 wrote:For double din you're gonna need to trim the center console area to allow for double din and then buy a new surround for it, such as the Real Speed one, or have one custom made.
I tried to search for a double din sorround adapter, but can't seem to find it... what is this 'real speed' that you're talking about?

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Postby Z32 TwinZ » Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:23 pm

Heres an alpine double din.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNT0g_iDJOo

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Postby JDMZ32 » Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:30 pm

hey guys i still have that head unit i mentioned up there and am still willing to sell. i'll try to post the pics really soon. too late/early at the moment. i took all the pics the other day. i'll probably make a for sale thread and post the link on here.

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Postby JDMZ32 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:09 pm

hey, here's my sale thread! zer...id=61

here's a picture:

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Re: Double DIN headunit on a Z32?

Postby David_VG30DETT » Sun May 23, 2021 4:28 pm

Also considering a Kenwood Dbl DIN GPS/XM/DVD/CD unit -- Already have the Double-DIN Bezel which test fits fine but not sure which current Model Kenwood Head unit will fit in the DEPTH dimension - Anyone actually have some hands-on experience with how deep the unit can be without hitting the tubular structural steel bar behind the console ?


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