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After last weekends successful antenna install, this evening was set aside to get the remote mount NX-700 installed. Decided to put the radio behind the rear drivers side seat so needed to get power, the remote cable and an external speaker wire routed back to there which Toyota made rather easy using the cable way starting under the drivers side kick panel and under the center pillar and sill plates. Only difficulty was getting the remote cable into the center console cubby. Pulling the center console it looked like the easiest route was out the side to avoid more dash disassembly so that's the path I used. Also visible in the photo is the external speaker I put in the compartment to the right of the steering wheel. FWIW, the Kenwood head mount was a little low for me and took up more space then I preferred so the head is mounted with 3M Super Lok. Quite firm so far but have to see how the adhesive holds on a hot summer day.
 

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You said in the antenna thread that its mostly to monitor the RR band.

All recieve? Or does a mic get plugged in to transmit as well?

Also, high temp super lock works well horizontally, but i've had issues with it sticking vertically with weight on it, in higher temps. I would consider a simple L bracket behind it (you can probably do super lock on it as well) to stabilize it.
 

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No mic, RX only for rail and a little weathernet now and then. Superlok held tight this week in some pretty good Ohio heat. The OEM Kenwood head bracket eats up some valuable space and turned the space below head into a nice snare trap for my hand. If the Superlok fails I'll have to modify the original bracket some but shouldn't be too hard.
 
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