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I.just bought a 96 f350 it has an after market radio that stopped working so i need to change it. But how.in the world do you do that? I can't figure out how to.get the trim pieces off.
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you shouldn't need to remove any trim to do it. it should slide straight out once you push the locking tabs out towards the sides of the truck. then reach in and remove the metal cage that holds the radio it also has tabs that may stop it from being pulled straight out.

if you wanted to remove the trim pieces the dash pad (the one that goes around the radio) is held on by 6-7 bolts i think they are 8 mm. you need to remove the glove box and then reach through the opening, you will need to remove the radio to get them all. the horizontal trim piece between the dash pad and glove box will pop out if you pry it out i think there are 5 clips, be careful they can break easily. if you want to go further and remove the trim around the hvac controls there are 2 small bolts on the top and 2 clips on the bottom

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you may need the special removal tabs that some aftermarket radios use, shoud be in with the new radio if you get the same kind

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Yea i remebered the stupid tabs and tool for them after I took the whole Dang dash apart.

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well now that its apart, may as well clean everything up!!

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That exactly what I'm doing. So much stuff is jerry rigged.

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he lives in maryland, what part of florida you in? and you've gotten the old one out rite?

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I'm in Orlando. And i was just wondering because there's a guy here and his windsheild says ol blue.

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