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Vegas WRX
07-22-2007, 03:41 PM
Well, I have never gotten into the audio fourms, but decided to check one out.

I have a 2006 Scion tC with alot of visual and go fast mods. I am big on the show scene and am working on finishing up my system.

I do all the work myself, and am self taught.

Equipment:
Pioneer D3 with reverse Camera
Alpine Type-R SPR-17LS 6-3/4''
(2) Alpine Tpye R 12" DVC 4 ohm subs
(2) Alpine MRP M450 Mono Amps
(1) Alpine MRP F450 4 channel Amp
Tsunami Battery Terminals
Various Wiring (need to upgrade all wiring)
Custom Foberglass trunk that I did myself


The trunk is a work in progress. My first try at fiberglass. Turned out pretty good. Air tight and strong. Been working on the amp rack and cover to make it look perfect.

I have tons of pictures of the buildup from empty stock trunk to what you see, if anyone is interested.
Advice and opinions wanted!!!

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/2nd%20system%20build/IMG_2000.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/2nd%20system%20build/IMG_1996.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/2nd%20system%20build/IMG_1994.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/2nd%20system%20build/IMG_1999.jpg







Oh and the ride:

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/Top%20Quality/IMG_1902copy.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/Top%20Quality/IMG_1905.jpg

BassAce
07-23-2007, 07:37 PM
hey

EnvEe 02
07-23-2007, 07:40 PM
kinda reminds me of the new civics in the first outside picture....looks good tho

regal8r
07-23-2007, 07:40 PM
not a big fan of the kit or taillights but nice work on the interior :)

budahbuddy803
07-23-2007, 07:41 PM
hows it sound?

alex3kicker
07-23-2007, 07:42 PM
vids?.......looks good

sue bee
07-23-2007, 07:46 PM
rims are hideous. car isn't too bad. maybe would've dropped the two tone black a little lower. otherwise, i think it was a good idea. oh and are those altezza lights????????

NYR36
07-23-2007, 07:50 PM
Aside from the paint job, both the set up and the car look VERY nice.
Oh and the rear lights gotta go, but keep up the good work

ThatChevyGuy
07-24-2007, 01:08 AM
noice!

Vegas WRX
07-24-2007, 06:50 AM
The tailights are about to go. They are the TYC that toyota offers. Dont match anymore at all.

As far as sound, it sounds pretty decent. i am huge into shows, so the box is a tad small in order to make room for everything else. I didnt want a huge square box in the trunk. But even without it small, it hits extremely hard and flexes all the body panels.
Hit a 149.7 at an NCCA event. Not to shabby.

I have vids of autocrossing if thats what someone ment by vids.

Hayn240
07-24-2007, 07:54 AM
It looks nice :D

theCybe
07-24-2007, 09:04 AM
Great job on your enclosure. I'd swap the Rs for something classier; a nice, blank dustcap aluminum coned woofer.

* proud tc owner here also.

azbass
07-24-2007, 11:53 AM
I think you can do way better on the wheel choice.

everything else looks fine. and the two tone is not bad.

dkmesa
07-24-2007, 12:14 PM
Car looks clean and I really like the trunk setup. good work so far

denim
07-24-2007, 12:44 PM
Hello

theCybe
07-24-2007, 01:10 PM
what's under the hood =)

Vegas WRX
07-24-2007, 09:00 PM
Im surprised that people dont like the wheels. I love them. would never change them.

Under the hood, supercharger :)

This isnt just a show car, I autocross it, and go to the drag strip as well.
NO STREET RACING FOR ME. Everything is done legal and by the books. Car shows saurdays, autocross Sundays:

Under the Hood at 9.5 PSI 237WHP

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/0459.jpg



Autocross before paint:

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/NickAutoX004.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/NickAutoX010.jpg

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c25/nick120580/car/NickAutoX008.jpg

azbass
07-24-2007, 09:05 PM
thats pretty awesome! and if you love em keep em. ever though of picking up some autocross wheels? to keep thoes nice lookin.

azbass
07-24-2007, 09:06 PM
and im sure Jeremy (desertheat) would appreciated your car

Vegas WRX
07-25-2007, 06:49 AM
thats pretty awesome! and if you love em keep em. ever though of picking up some autocross wheels? to keep thoes nice lookin.

I thought about it. I have the stock wheels that i could use.

But I kinda like the idea, that I can pull good times with the car idrive daily. Alot of people build a pure street car, or a pure road racer. or some people have a daily driven car that they strip out and add slick to and run the strip and claim a good time. But thats not the same car as they drive everyday.

I like knowing I can roll off the street to a car show, then roll onto a race course and hang with the big boys.

vvblazers777
08-12-2007, 04:20 AM
Aside from paint, nice car. Clean interior and system. Welcome to Ca!