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Recommend a double din radio & speakers??


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Im not looking for anything more than a modern stereo equipment and backup camera upgrade for my 01’ regular cab. I understand there will be some hacking required to get a double din to fit. Can someone recommend brand / model # to get me headed in the best direction?
 


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Cowboy,

For a head unit, you can't go wrong with Alpine but Kenwood has always held up well too.

If your not set on a full time screen, consider a pop out screen unit. I am not up on the current model numbers but neither of those companies have failed on me yet.

If you really want it to last, don't use the amplifier built in the head unit; use a separate amp for sound.
 

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I can understand (and encourage) using a separate amplifier for improved sound quality... But using 'if you really want it to last' as justification is ever so slightly ridiculous.
 

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I am looking for the same thing at the moment.

The pop out screens don't work on the Ranger because they interfere with the center air ducts, so I would rule those out.

I am looking for wireless Android Auto and SiriusXM, the best seems to be Kenwood but the prices have gone up and the inventory is very limited. Apparently the computer chip issue is affecting aftermarket stereos as well as new vehicles.
 


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