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Tacoma 05 Install

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Jun 26, 2005
Jacksonville Fl.
Okay have a question, I am going to install a Kenwood TM-261A in my truck. In the past I had wired the radio straight to the battery, using the right cable connectors to the battery. I have not been able to find the connectors for my Tacoma. So, how have other people installed a radio in a 05 Tacoma?

If you went straight to the battery, where did you run the cables through?
Ron Fone


Feb 8, 2010
All you need for the battery is ring terminals - which you can get at the auto parts store or even walmart.
As far as running the wires, there should be a gromit on the passenger side of the truck on the firewall. You will have to poke a hole in the gromit and in the insullation for your wires. Look at the pic I attached - it's a pic of an 06, should be the same. Not my vehicle - it's a person's from another site - but thought it could help you.


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