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dwolson2 11-28-2009 11:34 AM

Before you start, Here is the link to the original thread:

Also, here is a parts list:
JDM Double Din adapter
3 harnesses from SVX Dc
-14 pin audio cable
-i88 adapter harness
-i85 adapter harness(this is only needed for steering wheel controls, OEM Nav, OEM Aux in, some factory subs, and/or Dimmer cancellation)
JDM Hazard switch(optional, but I will be using it)

First Pull out your old radio, do a search, if you don't know how to do this.
Wire in your 14 pin harness and i88 harness with your new radio harness:
Next, Cut out part of your dash...



Install your hazard switch on the faceplate(2 screws):

File in 2 places to allow for closer alignment:*NOTE file on both left and right tabs(one side of tab)

Bottom of HVAC module:

Top of shifter bezel:

Assemble your HVAC, Faceplate, and Radio; as the instruction that came with the kit note there should be 3 screws for each side:

The wire(black) that came with the kit needs to be attached to one of the screws going into your radio.

Install the assembly into your car, making sure everything is plugged in. Re assemble and your done

Special Note, This is the "simple" version, if you have steering wheel controls, nav, etc. you may or will need to do more things to keep functionality. You may also paint the shifter bezel to match the black HVAC, like the photo above. Please refer to the link above for more information.

OutbackXT05 08-09-2010 01:42 AM

I'm sooo glad that this thread came up. I thought I was gonna die knowing I couldnt put an aftermarket double din in my outback, but thanks to this right here im saved :D

mmoreau 08-22-2010 08:54 PM

I hear that. Ordering the dash kit now.

burnout8488 08-27-2010 03:30 PM

Dwolson, your interior looks so damn good. Aaah!

dwolson2 08-27-2010 04:35 PM

depends on the pic, the one with black carpet is carlcurry, the other is mine. I used pics from both of our installs to do the DIY

Buskopan 09-09-2014 11:00 AM

Wil that method of installation work on HU number Kenwood FZDA07ELEF2 Exactly like this one here


dwolson2 09-09-2014 10:51 PM

not sure, ask svxdc

Krawl94 03-24-2015 06:58 PM

Ressurecting and old thread.. No one sells the i88 adapter harness anymore... how do i go about tapping into the right spots? anyone?

rhino6303 03-25-2015 06:47 PM


Originally Posted by Krawl94 (Post 5102112)
Ressurecting and old thread.. No one sells the i88 adapter harness anymore... how do i go about tapping into the right spots? anyone?


Krawl94 03-26-2015 02:31 AM

yes, "really" i found multiple thread posts that said he wasn't making them anymore... so i didn't think he did. but i received an email back and completed my order. Thanks.

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