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CRD
06-03-2008, 02:52 PM
Ok this is the patient and the equipment I'm going to use:

I will post more info and pics as I go

http://img201.imageshack.us/img201/8229/wheel2largehg9.jpg

http://img123.imageshack.us/img123/6559/setupxo8.jpg

http://img160.imageshack.us/img160/3928/1003403mediumna2.jpg

Custom RCA Cables
http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/9669/1003404mediumqw5.jpg

http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/4994/1003410mediumaq9.jpg

jayisking
06-03-2008, 03:15 PM
thats gunna be sick

memphisman
06-03-2008, 03:38 PM
Looks good! more pics?

Goindef154
06-03-2008, 03:46 PM
Man I can't wait to see the end of this. I actually really like the looks of your car too :).

CRD
06-03-2008, 03:48 PM
I will post pictures of the whole process specially the CAR PC install, I'm just waiting for all the parts to arrive this week.

These are the speakers
http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/8108/1003417mediummu4.jpg

Another pic of the patient
http://img385.imageshack.us/img385/9125/0402080004largehp5.jpg

This would be the finish product (paintbrush style)
http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/3470/finishmediumjb0.jpg

All those amps need juice also
http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/4003/1003411mediumtz1.jpg

pd8731
06-03-2008, 04:27 PM
Please don't use the capacitor.

And why do you have your mids crossed off at 1200 hz, then your tweets start at 5k. What is going to play between 1201-4999 hz?

CRD
06-03-2008, 04:56 PM
Please don't use the capacitor.

And why do you have your mids crossed off at 1200 hz, then your tweets start at 5k. What is going to play between 1201-4999 hz?

Opss I put the wrong setup NOW it's fix.

Also why you don't recomend putting the capacitor?

I have several options for this setup, one is with dedicated midranges and 1 Sub. All depends on how they sound. I will try the 3 way first if doesn't work I might have to go with the 4-way

like this one

http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/3/soundsystemcustompi5cushq1.jpg

JL Audio
06-03-2008, 05:01 PM
yes, they need juice.. so why not also add a capacitor for your car to have to charge as well as the amps? Perfectly good idea.

b_runz
06-03-2008, 05:19 PM
because caps are a bandaid. add an extra battery. if he his going to compete in sq compitetions the cars are judged with the car off so after the inital bass hit the cap will drain and then pull power from the battery to recharge itself, power that could be going to the amps. so cap bad battery good.

CRD
06-03-2008, 06:03 PM
because caps are a bandaid. add an extra battery. if he his going to compete in sq compitetions the cars are judged with the car off so after the inital bass hit the cap will drain and then pull power from the battery to recharge itself, power that could be going to the amps. so cap bad battery good.


Wow I didn't realize that, I will add another battery and keep the capacitor, I will use the capacitor for the daily use (night use) to reduce dimming in my lights, but for competitions I can create some sorth of relay or breaker or quick disconnet to only use the batteries and have the capacitor disconnected.

Echo42987
06-03-2008, 06:25 PM
whats up w the Blaupknut equipment?

-Nick-

CRD
06-03-2008, 08:11 PM
whats up w the Blaupknut equipment?

-Nick-

I bought this amps new @ $59.99 each shipped from crutchfield because they are discontinued, quality and sound is much better than my old MTX amp and Pionner amps, so why not $240 in 4 amps , the subs bought them for $30 I really don't know the quality of them or how they sound but I have 2 to play with :D this is a starting setup, I know my self as soon I get really hook up, I will buy better amps , maybe some JL audio don't know yet.

By the way they are 75wRMS x2 each oro 200wRMS x 1 bridged. They are selling them for $55 on http://www.midwestelectronics.com/bl...fier-p-81.html

Here is a better pic, the internals are way better than the MTX, US acoustics and Pionner amps I have

http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/9938/blaupunktcustombp8.jpg

Beerdrnkr
06-03-2008, 08:57 PM
Those amps have actually gotten pretty good reviews. I almost went with the Cerwin Vega EXL series amps for a budget sq setup.

Echo42987
06-03-2008, 08:59 PM
I would never consider that brand for a setup for mine but I'm suprised they are so cheap! Not a bad price for a starting point.

-Nick-

four15s
06-03-2008, 09:10 PM
yea i might have to get me some if they're still that cheap wen im buyin amps

CRD
06-03-2008, 10:55 PM
yea i might have to get me some if they're still that cheap wen im buyin amps

The crutchfield price was $179 they're at $55 because they're in clearance but this special have been on for only 2 months, I bought the last 4 crutchfield had last week and the other left are at midwestelectronics they have thermal throttle feature wich is great , plus they come with a bass gain wired remote. They are also THIN series. they come with end plastic caps but I won't use them.

CRD
06-04-2008, 10:14 PM
I received the 8" touchscreen monitor today and I started the measurements.

Here is the Monitor bezel, Schoche double din kit, and OEM radio bezel. I won't touch the OEM bezel at all, I will only work with the scoche kit and monitor bezel, I need to cut and weld the bezel to the scoche kit.

http://img112.imageshack.us/img112/3945/1003433mediumke7.jpg

Here is another picture checking fitment.

http://img112.imageshack.us/img112/3648/1003435mediumit1.jpg

Monitor in pieces

http://img112.imageshack.us/img112/5204/1003436mediumgr3.jpg

Other update is the fitment of the Dayton RS28 tweeters on the door panels, I already had holes made for some pioneer tweeters and Thank GOD I have the space to put them there, I will use some bezels from some old tweeters and wrap them with speaker black cloth and put them in front of the tweeter to cover the rought edges of the hole.

http://img112.imageshack.us/img112/5097/1003448mediumth6.jpg

http://img123.imageshack.us/img123/4052/1003450mediumsi6.jpg

http://img123.imageshack.us/img123/544/1003451mediumod6.jpg

Goindef154
06-04-2008, 10:53 PM
Lookin' good man. Blaupunkt is not bad equipment at all, they used to be put in all the Mercedez-Benz back in the day. If you get a second battery the cap is honestly pointless, you don't need a huge battery or something just a kinetik 600/800 or a batcap 800 and you'll be fine. You also don't need a relay or anything either to isolate them from the rest of the system.

BrianChia
06-05-2008, 02:28 AM
I like the current 3-way setup a lot. I would sell the Blaupuknt and go all Dayton and throw a couple of the RS subs in there.

mazzasec
06-05-2008, 02:29 AM
I still cant belive these things have 3rd row seats!

alxmlr789
06-05-2008, 02:36 AM
I wouldnt mind takin a look around, and hearing this thing when it's done..

Where are you located in Orlando?

CRD
06-05-2008, 07:35 AM
I still cant belive these things have 3rd row seats!

The CX-7 doesn' have third row seats, only the CX-9 :D

CRD
06-05-2008, 07:39 AM
I like the current 3-way setup a lot. I would sell the Blaupuknt and go all Dayton and throw a couple of the RS subs in there.

Actually I forgot to mention that I decided to go with the 4-way setup and only 1 sub.

Here is the layout, the subwoofer can be the Premier or 1 Blauppunkt, or maybe a Dayton. Don't know yet.

http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/3/soundsystemcustompi5cushq1.jpg

CRD
06-05-2008, 07:41 AM
I wouldnt mind takin a look around, and hearing this thing when it's done..

Where are you located in Orlando?

Right now I'm living in Winter Garden, and moving to Orlando in 2 weeks, Clarcona Rd, Pine Hills rd area

CRD
06-05-2008, 10:46 AM
Another update, I bought a cheap sound deadening Peel & Seal 36" x 33.5' Roll used to seal roofs, paid $80 for the roll at Lowe's. I know it have been used before in cars and I really like how it molds. I'm gonna have a busy weekend :D . I just don't see my self buying dynamat prices.

Dynamat $8.25 per square feet (circuit city 4 sheets 12"x36") for $100
Peel & Seal $0.80 cents per square feet (lowes 36"x33.5') for $80

I really like the rubberish feel, no sticky / blacky fingers


http://images.orgill.com/200x200/0221093.JPG
http://img399.imageshack.us/img399/3584/peelseal001largeif4.jpg

alxmlr789
06-05-2008, 12:04 PM
Right now I'm living in Winter Garden, and moving to Orlando in 2 weeks, Clarcona Rd, Pine Hills rd area



Crime Hills? ah!

Lemme know when you're around, I wanna take a peek when it's all done

CRD
06-05-2008, 02:55 PM
Crime Hills? ah!

Lemme know when you're around, I wanna take a peek when it's all done

Hahahaha Yeap I'm going to live with my grandparents for a few months on the upper area of pine hills,so far no problems in my neighborhood, until I buy a house around december :D. Just saving rent $$$ for the downpayment.

TPABlazer
06-05-2008, 08:56 PM
I used some of that roof sealant from lowes in my ranger, it's not really that great. Doesnt stick that well, didnt hold up on vertical surfaces for me really at all.

MTXman
06-05-2008, 09:26 PM
Orlando! And no capacitor.



I wanna see/hear this when its done!




Eh.. Crime hills lol we'll meet in downtown or something lol.

DejaWiz
06-05-2008, 09:49 PM
Should be a very nice setup. Especially for the money!

CRD
06-06-2008, 01:47 AM
I used some of that roof sealant from lowes in my ranger, it's not really that great. Doesnt stick that well, didnt hold up on vertical surfaces for me really at all.

I noticed that if apply the product as is it will hold in some areas and in other areas is loose, but if you heated with a heat gun it really bonds vertical horizontal or any way you put it. It really gets sticky when hot.

I will use most of them on my floor and trunk.

alxmlr789
06-06-2008, 06:58 PM
Orlando! And no capacitor.



I wanna see/hear this when its done!




Eh.. Crime hills lol we'll meet in downtown or something lol.

Heh. We'll all get jumped as a group if we meet in teh crimies.

CRD
06-07-2008, 10:21 PM
Another update, today after preparing the condo to move out, I worked a little bit on the custom bafles and put some sound deadening in the doors, it was a little late so I didn't finish, tomorrow they will be done and I have to pass 2 wires one for the tweeters and one for the midbass, it will be a pain in the behind.

http://img501.imageshack.us/img501/4775/doorscustomjt0.jpg

CRD
06-08-2008, 08:17 AM
Another update, blaupunkt VC100 tweeters installed on the door. They better sound good because they're big.

http://img357.imageshack.us/img357/8892/1003469mediumlm5.jpg

CRD
06-08-2008, 05:30 PM
More sound deadening, very easy to apply and very sticky too.

I didn't remove the center console, not worth all the unistalling for now I still need to remove this when I install my car pc. I pulled the carpet hard and put it under my seats and gas pedal area.

Now I need to do the doors and install new wires thru the doors for the tweeters and midbass (a real pain in the behind)

http://img389.imageshack.us/img389/3331/dsc1298mediumrn4.jpg

http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/7650/dsc1300mediumlz3.jpg

http://img389.imageshack.us/img389/5050/dsc1307mediumuj4.jpg

A little mess I did on my cousin's garage :D
http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/7386/dsc1303mediumpu1.jpg

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/5214/dsc1304mediumgk8.jpg

flipside1212
06-08-2008, 05:35 PM
got any rims for sale????

CRD
06-08-2008, 08:13 PM
Took almost 2 hours to pass the 2 wires thru the Molex connector on the 2 doors, but I think is the best mod I will enjoy over the years.

I had to cut a little plastic on the connetors to pass the 4 wires but it worked.

http://img341.imageshack.us/img341/4997/dsc1310mediumby8.jpg

http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/5128/dsc1314mediumed1.jpg

http://img341.imageshack.us/img341/2408/dsc1319mediumhs2.jpg

http://img501.imageshack.us/img501/4998/dsc1320mediumgp9.jpg

skateboardkid
06-09-2008, 02:50 PM
um you have more equiment in there than the small ricer store down the street from me in Oregon?

Switch your rims to different color every day of the week?

J/K

run your sub up to 80Hz or your are gonna have a 4 way system with hole in your frequency response, which would defeat the purpose of running a 3-4 way active system....

nice job on the doors, 2 hours to do that! way to persevere, shoudl sound great, best budget setup I have seen in some time.

CRD
06-09-2008, 07:57 PM
um you have more equiment in there than the small ricer store down the street from me in Oregon?

Switch your rims to different color every day of the week?

J/K

run your sub up to 80Hz or your are gonna have a 4 way system with hole in your frequency response, which would defeat the purpose of running a 3-4 way active system....

nice job on the doors, 2 hours to do that! way to persevere, shoudl sound great, best budget setup I have seen in some time.

That's some old stock from my cousins Car audio and speed store, I might lower the Hz on the daytons and raise the subwoofer crossover point, I just need to play with them and tuned good. I'm almost there :D

CRD
06-09-2008, 08:16 PM
Today I got the last pieces of the puzzle :D time to play hehehe finally

Daytons Midranges and AudioControl EQL

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/1762/1003512mediumpc1.jpg

http://img241.imageshack.us/img241/2631/1003513mediumvb9.jpg

CRD
06-11-2008, 01:04 PM
There is a little change of plans on the amp rack, I REALLY need trunk space for my daughters stroller and other things, plus I'm having problems with the first design and the ability to remove the spare tire easily.

I'm thinking on stacking the 4 amplifiers one in top of each other with enought gap to cool, and make a nice custom box for them, with 2 small brushless fans. I will post pictures of this design later.

CRD
06-12-2008, 11:17 PM
A little update I have been very busy, I have been driving my car without door panels and halft done, it *****. But this weekend i will install a lot of stuff and test the sound.

Here is the first steps fo the bezel, I modified the schoche kit to add the LCD bezel. used some bumper plastic epoxy to bonded togheter, tomorrow I will sand add check for inperfections.

http://img164.imageshack.us/img164/9458/dashiw0.jpg

It Hertz
06-13-2008, 12:40 AM
because caps are a bandaid. add an extra battery. if he his going to compete in sq compitetions the cars are judged with the car off so after the inital bass hit the cap will drain and then pull power from the battery to recharge itself, power that could be going to the amps. so cap bad battery good.


Couple of comment to this.
Though I do perfer a seconday back up battery a Capacitor is not always a bandaid. adding a battery may offer more energy storage, but they add more resistance to the electrical system and they take more to recharge then a capacitor. the trick is that you need to make sure you have enough capacitance for the amount of power you are running. most people will say 1 farad per 1000 watts RMS, but will usually work better if you do 1 farad per 500 watts.

If you compete in IASCA competitions, most events will judge will vehicles with them running this is done for comfort of the judges in the heat, so if it is donein one vehicle it will be done in ALL vehicles.

So you can run the Cap, but with all those amps you will need more then one and by the time you buy the two or three you need plus all the added connectors you could have bought one battery and connectors for it.

thanks,
Bryan

CRD
06-16-2008, 02:42 PM
I bought a JVC KD-AR7500 as the main Head Unit controlling the 7band EQ with a nice 5volt pre-out, and the Car PC will be on the AUX in. The JVC Headunit will be stealth unless I decide to modify the center console. I won't be using the AudioControl EQL.

http://akamaipix.crutchfield.com/products/2005/257/h257KDA7500-f.jpeg

Main features I was looking for:

Plays CDs, CD-R/RWs (including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA files), and Secure Digital (SD) cards
7-band iEQ with 12 preset tone curves
BBE Digital for more lifelike sound from your compressed music
advanced multi-bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter) for accurate sound reproduction
auxiliary input
5-volt front, rear, and subwoofer preamp outputs
CD frequency response: 5-20,000 Hz
CD signal-to-noise ratio: 102 dB



I also ordered one more Blaupunkt THA-275 Amplifier, so now are 5 amps, I decided to put the Rockford T110D4 10" subwoofer in and I need heavy RMS power to move it, to create that CLEAN / DEEP hit in bass. So for now is 200wRMS per coil, not much but better than before. I forgot this past sunday was fathers day and I couldn't do anything pn the CX-7 other than sand the bezel on sunday night (looks good) :D


I will post pictures ofd the bezel tonight

Oldbass38
06-16-2008, 03:44 PM
Very nice install...I'm subscribed!

CRD
06-18-2008, 11:34 AM
A little update on the midranges, I have the kick panel sanwiched between the midrange and midarange bezel, I will reduce the ring of the bezel at work using a lathe, I will reduced to the diamater of the 4 screws. just like the first pic marked in green

http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/8904/cc286medium2he1.jpg

http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/5919/cc286mediumgy0.jpg

http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/417/cc287mediumsz9.jpg

CRD
06-18-2008, 03:14 PM
Here is a design I'm working for the amp rack , I still need to design the sides to cover the wires and a plexi glass in front and top to show the amps with a blue neon light. This is only the design of the main frame.

http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/7533/ampracklc8.jpg

garvinzoom
06-18-2008, 06:20 PM
Looking good! I sent you a PM also.

Thanks

CRD
06-19-2008, 05:41 PM
This is the final setup, I know it will last 1-2 months installed before I decide to change the equipment , but for now this is what I'm going to install this weekend. I will post pictures of the process.

http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/1377/layoutjpegjv9.jpg

Rashaddd
06-19-2008, 06:10 PM
looks like it will be very nice, I like your work

CRD
06-20-2008, 10:29 PM
Yeah baby!!!

I finally finish the bezel, now I need to put some primer+sand, black paint+sand, black paint + more sanding. and wallaaa

Tomorrow is going to be a busy day :D

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/2944/1003540mediumqi5.jpg

CRD
06-21-2008, 10:12 PM
I had to re-design the previous amp rack , because I erased the autocad file by mistake and lost all the measurements, so I did a simple design. The amp rack will sit on the center of the trunk with (1) 10" sub on each side. More pictures when finsih the other stuff :D

http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/4505/1003541mediumlk9.jpg

Orion Man
06-22-2008, 07:28 PM
This is looking really good bro. Nice job the little details.

CRD
06-23-2008, 02:04 AM
Here is another update, I also labeled my wires :D and finish all the wiring on the speakers.

http://img48.imageshack.us/img48/1040/1003551mediumgj2.jpg

http://img162.imageshack.us/img162/8748/1003554mediummu2.jpg

bigbangtheory
06-23-2008, 03:19 PM
Very nice setup! I would love to take a listen to that.

Also Peel and seal isn't as bad as people make it out to be. If you take your time and clean first and heat it up, it will stay.

Good job and look foward to the finished product.

CRD
06-25-2008, 09:35 PM
Today I received my new Daytons 8" Subwoofers to replace the 7" ones I have. I'm making the baffles tomorrow. I have everything ready to install I just need time, and I'm still in the process of moving :(

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/9610/1003557mediumha5.jpg

CRD
06-27-2008, 10:06 PM
YES :D Finally have the main piece of the puzzle done, without it I couldn't install the system. In my opinion I give the piece a 8.5 out of 10 but looks good in day light.

8" LCD Touchscreen PC Monitor fused into the scoche double din kit for my cx-7.

Now is time to choose the program I will use "front end" and look for a good sound card either PCMCIA or PCI don't know yet wich one I will use if my motherboard or laptop. I will test first with the laptop.

http://img382.imageshack.us/img382/8627/1003565mediumai7.jpg

http://img382.imageshack.us/img382/6677/1003567mediumbs8.jpg

http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/5104/1003568mediummx3.jpg

http://img382.imageshack.us/img382/6016/1003569mediumop4.jpg

CRD
06-27-2008, 11:29 PM
Here is another picture with the stock dash piece.

http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/6540/1003571mediumgm7.jpg

CRD
06-28-2008, 11:22 AM
More pics, I still have space for a Widescreen 9.2" touchscreen, but I need to find one with good brightness

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/4369/imag0030mediumuh4.jpg

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/1807/imag0032mediumnj8.jpg

KINGDELL91
06-28-2008, 11:34 AM
nice work

CRD
06-28-2008, 05:03 PM
nice work

Thanks

CRD
06-28-2008, 11:49 PM
Here is a little video of STREET DECK program that I'm testing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UFdiOS-nXE

CRD
06-29-2008, 07:47 PM
A little update on the Amp Rack, I didn't did much on the amp rack only fixing the frame, this amp frame will be blend with 2 subwoofer enclousures on each side, for now this is the frame with the power blocks behind them, I need to buy another ground block a more 4gauge cable. but I had to stop working on it the 99degrees outside was killing me.

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/7926/imag0041mediumnr8.jpg

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/5484/imag0042mediumra1.jpg

http://img296.imageshack.us/img296/4049/imag0044mediumip9.jpg

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/305/imag0045mediumwv7.jpg

Hintzyboy
06-29-2008, 08:15 PM
Looks really nice man. By the way, what wheels are those? I'm looking for some for my Mazda3 and those look really nice (have to love that all the Mazdas use the same bolt pattern).

CRD
07-01-2008, 10:33 PM
Here are some pictures of the midranges installed, I will take more pictures when I vacumm the inside of the car :D

http://img104.imageshack.us/img104/5743/1003621mediumew8.jpg

CRD
07-01-2008, 10:34 PM
Do you have control??? :D

I installed the 5 amplifier gain remotes were the Traction Control switch used to be, I don't used it never so I just put it behind the remotes.

On the right side of the remotes I will put the 3 buttons for the AudioControl DXS, and the display for the DXS will go in the middle of the dash were the stock head unit lcd used to be.


PS: I need to clean my car but it's still under installation period :D, I will clean it later.

http://img356.imageshack.us/img356/5955/1003616mediumow0.jpg

http://img356.imageshack.us/img356/2193/1003619mediumsh6.jpg

ls2poweredgoat
07-01-2008, 10:44 PM
Awesome install, and sweet ride. Doesn't the CX-7 have the turbo 2.3 in it?

Hintzyboy
07-01-2008, 10:51 PM
Awesome install, and sweet ride. Doesn't the CX-7 have the turbo 2.3 in it?

Yes, it does

ls2poweredgoat
07-01-2008, 10:53 PM
Yes, it does

That's what I thought. But doesn't it require premium? And I heard the mpg wasn't so hott...

Hintzyboy
07-01-2008, 11:06 PM
That's what I thought. But doesn't it require premium? And I heard the mpg wasn't so hott...

I think like 23 with AWD. Not great for a small crossover.

CRD
07-01-2008, 11:38 PM
Awesome install, and sweet ride. Doesn't the CX-7 have the turbo 2.3 in it?

Yeap, the best of both worlds turbo and space plus nice looking :D

CRD
07-03-2008, 01:37 PM
:D:D:D:D:D The Blaupunkt amplifiers sound GREAT, they move my RS180 hard , with a very nice deep midbass. Midranges are powerfull and clear, and highs very detailed.

But I just bought a brand new 6ch JL amp and a 4ch JL amp (bridged for my subs) to reduce space in my trunk. I don't whant to sell the blaupunkts amps, they sound to nice, I might keep them for a while.

I also tested the crappy laptop sound card with my system and it sounded very good, so I think I won't be needing the JVC head unit.( I don't have where to put it also) Tomorrow 4th of July will be a busy day finishing everything.

This will be the new amps, I wanted the slash series but my budget was limited.

PS: YES I do change my mind very quickly. :D

6 channel model
http://www.gibbysaudiovideo.com/images/JL-a6450.jpg

4 channel model
http://www.gibbysaudiovideo.com/images/JL-a4300.jpg

1000101
07-03-2008, 09:23 PM
CRD u there?.. get my PM?

JBLCAMRY
07-03-2008, 09:34 PM
I like it.

CRD
07-03-2008, 10:37 PM
A little video of the laptop connected to the amps :D. Sounds very CLEAR.


You tube *****, the audio is kinda distorted after converting.

I'm still working on some ground issues when the car is on

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acp9s8i95yA

CRD
07-10-2008, 07:40 PM
Here we go with a design " I HOPE I CAN COMPLETE" I really need truck space, I'm using the (2) 10" THIN series subwoofers, if they don't work, I will step with a the new JL audio thin series sub but First I need to rob a bank to pay for them :D.

I can't put the subs on the sides like my fisrt design because the reality is that I have a baby that still uses the stroller and those sub grills will die with the stroller in the back, at least close to the back seat I have more room to play.

What do you think, I'm used to make drawing in corel and photoshop , but I'm at work and I only have paintbrush :D, I did my best

Back Equipment:

JL Audio A6450
JL Audio A4300
AudioControl DXS
(2) Blaupunkt THw1000 subs

http://img49.imageshack.us/img49/7419/ampswh6at9.jpg

This was the old setup

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/3470/finishmediumjb0.jpg

CRD
07-10-2008, 07:40 PM
Looky looky looky :D Look what I found at the door

This things are heavy

http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/5158/1003659mediumnr7.jpg

http://img147.imageshack.us/img147/6411/1003660mediumqc9.jpg

http://img147.imageshack.us/img147/358/1003661mediumhv0.jpg

CRD
07-11-2008, 10:02 PM
Here are a few pics of the :( ugly Blaupunkt 10" thin subs, I will use the black grill it came with to cover that big button logo in the center. This things are kinda heavy, I might test this sub and replace them as soon my wallet let me do it.


http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/1192/1003681mediumnr6.jpg

http://img373.imageshack.us/img373/3163/1003682mediumcm8.jpg

http://img165.imageshack.us/img165/9849/1003685mediumul8.jpg

CRD
07-13-2008, 08:48 PM
Here is a pic of the mess I have on the trunk, I'm deciding if I will go with (1) DVC subwoofer or (2) SVC subs. 10" or 12" I only have 220wRMS x 2. I need to test this first before start fabricating the amp rack and sub box.

The amps are staying we're they are, with a second floor and a good cooling system.
PS:The amps are screwed in and are not crocked :D , they look crocked on the picture because of the camera lens :P

http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/8893/1003687mediumej3.jpg



I'm going to use in the mean time this scosche 500k capacitor, to help a little the dimming on the cabin lights, until I save for 2 new kinetik batts. The rockford 1 farad was confiscated by my cousin :(

http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/536/1003689mediumib4.jpg



Calibrating the system is a real PAIN in the behind, every gain setting is different for each set of speakers, plus I have to play with the DXS gain settings too to maintain even sound on all the speakers at all volume levels.

Because the midranges are 8ohm I have problems matching the sound to the other speakers on diffent volumes. They sound louder at one point and they totally die in lower lower volume, they're GREAT but the amplifier reacts different on 8ohms. With the JL Slash series I won't have this problem. I ordered some 4" full range speakers 4ohm to make a test. And I will replace the VC100 tweeters for the Daytons RS28A's that I have here. Plus the RS180 are coming out and the RS225 in :D.

New updates on the CARPUTER is that the motherboard I have now is big and I really don't whant to put it in the trunk, longer cables give me loss in video quality and can pick up more noise, so I bought on ebay a small motherboard used for car pc and I can fitted behind the 8" Touchscreen LCD. I don't want to sacrifice my laptop for this install yet

http://www.mini-itx.com/reviews/nehemiah/images/nehemiah0035.jpg

nitro_freak1
09-02-2008, 03:07 PM
very nice man. Im also in your area. I live in winter park its about 15-20 minutes from crome hills. A buddy of mine lives there. I would love to hear this thing in person sometime.

CRD
09-02-2008, 04:10 PM
very nice man. Im also in your area. I live in winter park its about 15-20 minutes from crome hills. A buddy of mine lives there. I would love to hear this thing in person sometime.

Check your PM's :D

nitro_freak1
09-02-2008, 04:40 PM
back at ya bro.