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aftermarket head unit frame for R171

hello,
I saw many posts about how to replace the Audio 20 in a R171, but I do not quite get where to get the frame.

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Hello,

The mounting kit shown in your photo is made by Metra. It is the type I used when I first installed my Pioneer head unit. The Metra product is all plastic, and after two years, the face plate cracked at the top due to the weight of the head unit. I recently replaced the Metra kit with the Scosche MZ2352B. It is much more substantial and has a metal cage supporting the head unit. I think the Scosche kit has a more finished look since the head unit is slightly recessed into the face. My before and after pics are attached.

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