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Bills
01-21-2010, 10:27 PM
Hello everyone. I'm a rep from Nebraska for DC audio and I've slowly been working on a Demo/comp car for the 2010 season. Car is a 4dr. 92 Mazda Protege. I keep the car 2 hours away from me at the team shop so I travel to work on it. Spring break should be a good time for me to get it as far as i can so it will be ready for the first few comps.


Equipment for car

2 18" (one off) DC lvl 5 dual .5 ohm coils.
4 DC PAI-2000.1 amps
1 DC PAI-120.4 for doors
2 sets of Kicker KS600's for front doors
1 set of old KS600's for trunk
6 Kinetik HC2400's
1 DCpower 300a alt w/ external reg
200ft of trystar 2/0 for front to back runs
Maxxsonics Maxxlink
LOTS OF WOOD :D


Thats about it equip wise. I'll work on getting pics of what i have done up right now.




Bills

Bills
01-21-2010, 10:31 PM
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BeAlLsTaR13
01-21-2010, 10:32 PM
sounds like it'll pound

cant wait till i get my DCs :D

but why so much rca? lol

Bills
01-21-2010, 10:35 PM
DC PAI-120.4 is added to family

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0291.jpg
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Bills
01-21-2010, 10:37 PM
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Bills
01-21-2010, 10:39 PM
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ok, Got car started after an hour of trying. Come to find out the battery was sitting at 5.8v and dropping to 1v when a load was put on battery. so got a battery sitting at 12.6v and it started with it jumping off my truck.

*we tried jumping the car with bad battery off my truck, didn't work. tried removing battery and hooking up to my truck. didn't work. Tried hooking a kinetik HC2400 up to the bad battery and that didn't work as well.

got the car unstuck. now the drivers door is stuck shut, so i am gonna have to find out how to get that open one of these days and fix it. till then i'm hopping through the passengers seat. still runs good. so on to the ****

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0457.jpg
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batt rack all welded up. I welded from the back side so i didn't have to do any grinding. I may add in some cross members for support when i go down next. who knows yet.
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0473.jpg


and i lost all my other pictures tthat i finished with. Battery rack, buss bars made. and they are sitting on the charger, I worked for 3 hours today so i didn't get muchdone. But enough to keep me going.


Bills

Bills
01-21-2010, 10:40 PM
vid showing how i drilled the holes. yay for jigs that are made to make things move faster!!!!!

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/th_100_0469.jpg (http://s34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/?action=view&current=100_0469.flv)
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Bills

Bills
01-21-2010, 10:42 PM
Ok, that is it for now. I'll update whenever I can get down to work on it.



Thanks for taking a look


Bills

BeAlLsTaR13
01-21-2010, 11:10 PM
**** thats alotta batts lol

Bills
01-21-2010, 11:13 PM
i feel i need one or two more lool



Bills

BeAlLsTaR13
01-21-2010, 11:19 PM
i feel i need one or two more lool



Bills

dang lol, im having a hard time being able to find one or two lmao.. planning my new build this spring with 2 lvl 4 12s so i hope it sounds good lol.. those 120.4s look sick.. waiting for rusty's reply about how much for the one i was talking to him about

______
01-21-2010, 11:40 PM
Looks good man cant wait to see the updates

Annnarbor84
01-21-2010, 11:41 PM
Looking good!!

Bills
01-21-2010, 11:42 PM
dang lol, im having a hard time being able to find one or two lmao.. planning my new build this spring with 2 lvl 4 12s so i hope it sounds good lol.. those 120.4s look sick.. waiting for rusty's reply about how much for the one i was talking to him about

Hit me up with an email and i can take care of you man


Bills

Cap'n Andy
01-22-2010, 01:00 AM
Looks great, should get dumb loud.

misfit138
01-22-2010, 01:24 AM
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0295.jpg


teh secks

misfit138
01-22-2010, 01:27 AM
those 120.4s look sick..

They're very, very nice...

Bills
01-22-2010, 01:33 AM
Thankyou.


Bills

misfit138
01-22-2010, 07:54 AM
You should send one or two of those PAI-2000.1's my way, man. I'd give them a good home. :fyi:

Bills
01-22-2010, 09:56 AM
nice try.



Bills

misfit138
01-22-2010, 05:58 PM
Is there any word about Rusty getting more of the amps, Bills?

Highs on bass
01-22-2010, 06:15 PM
hey, more info and more pics!

Bills
01-22-2010, 11:45 PM
We are looking into a new line. We are playing with some ideas so we are not sure when we will take the plunge. We have a demand on them so I'd maybe keep and eye out guys.


As for more on the car, not much right now. Rusty is working on my subs, I have my baskets there, some parts being tooled today, and special cones done next week i think. So stay tuned



Bills

thorshammer1
01-23-2010, 09:35 AM
Looking good Kurt!

Bills
01-23-2010, 10:11 AM
Hey Rob. wadup? show me ur build so i can comment on it lolol



Bills

thorshammer1
01-23-2010, 10:18 AM
lol Thats too funny....I may have a pic or 2 but I'm gonna have to look for them roflmao!

Bills
01-23-2010, 10:25 AM
how about that picture i sent you yesterday man? good stuff? haha, story behind it. I sent it to boss man but he never got it in his iPhone



Bills

Bills
01-26-2010, 11:59 AM
OK, I dropped some cash this weekend and my recones are being build this weekend. I'm hoping to have my parts for new subs in next week so I can get them built. just thought i'd give myself a morning bump



Bills

misfit138
01-26-2010, 12:08 PM
We are looking into a new line. We are playing with some ideas so we are not sure when we will take the plunge. We have a demand on them so I'd maybe keep and eye out guys.


As for more on the car, not much right now. Rusty is working on my subs, I have my baskets there, some parts being tooled today, and special cones done next week i think. So stay tuned



Bills

No new line, please. PAI's or nothing...

Buck
01-26-2010, 12:17 PM
Looks like it's going to be a good build.

Bills
01-26-2010, 11:57 PM
No new line, please. PAI's or nothing...

Then your gonna need to find some used ones, good luck cause we brought 50 total amps for the feeler. :D



Bills

misfit138
01-27-2010, 12:00 AM
Then your gonna need to find some used ones, good luck cause we brought 50 total amps for the feeler. :D



Bills

You've made a mistake...

Bills
01-27-2010, 12:56 AM
how? what mistake, where?



Bills

Synyster97XLT
01-27-2010, 02:00 PM
Looking at those amps gave my eyes orgasms, they teared up like a homie without his koolaid.

tehWorstest
01-27-2010, 02:02 PM
Flat black would be awesome.

misfit138
01-27-2010, 05:58 PM
how? what mistake, where?



Bills

I just really like the PAI amps, man. We all know zenon is great, so there's nothing to debate there, but I really like the heatsinks on the DC and older RD amps. I'll miss them.

If the next DC amps look similar and are just as good, I'll be happy...

misfit138
01-27-2010, 06:03 PM
And I want to be informed when your amps go up for sale, because I didn't get a chance to get a DC amp for myself. At least I get to hear them regularly, though...

DumpinTreos
01-27-2010, 06:08 PM
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I like the wide trunk opening with no awkware braces in the way. Should be a loud trunk.

Bills
01-27-2010, 09:03 PM
Got some stuff in today. nothing much, but worthy of a bump ;D


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0578.jpg
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Into the closet with the rest of my gear till they make a trip to Omaha
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0582.jpg


Bills

misfit138
01-29-2010, 08:51 PM
I want updates, Bills.

At least tell us about the subs. You using the cf flat cones or anything out of the ordinary that we should know about?

Bills
03-06-2010, 12:08 PM
o ****. so i kinda forgot i had a build going over here too. lol, too many things t okeep track of. sit back guys and let me get the updates in this *****.



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Bills
03-06-2010, 12:51 PM
Ok, small update. Went and bought 10 sheets of 3/4 mdf today since I found some on sale. I'm tearing apart the lvl 5's very slowly. I'm slowly getting resin, screws, bondo and paint for the trip over spring break to get this thing done.

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0590.jpg
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Bills
03-06-2010, 12:53 PM
Grabbed my wood last night. look what is on the wood, I have 1200lbs of **** to go in this trailer:D


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/Mobile%20Uploads/02122233.jpg
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Bills
03-06-2010, 12:56 PM
ok. Here are some purchases for wall and door:D

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0612.jpg
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The welding helmate is mine. I just got some new decals on it to make it look nicer

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0615.jpg
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Thats it for now. may be some slow progress because i'm working on a remote start for the truck and i'm doing upgrades on the truck as well. Stay tuned

Bills

Bills
03-06-2010, 12:59 PM
Laying out door parts to be primed and and painted black
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0622.jpg
Parts primed
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First coat of black. It will take three or so coats to get a nice finish on there
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0624.jpg
door panels got some paint also. Keep in mind I'm planning a white and black color scheme here
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0625.jpg


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Bills
03-06-2010, 12:59 PM
Ok. Doors got started today. I'm moving along pretty quick so i'm hopping to have them primed by the weekend. This is my first set i've ever done but feels like i've done this before.

as a side note, The hifonics midbass will not be in the mix. I orderd some elemental designs 6" subwoofers for the doors and i just got them in this afternoon. So i just needed a speaker to fill its spot. Pics of subs tomorrow

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Bills
03-06-2010, 01:00 PM
look at the *** on the 6" sub

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Bills
03-06-2010, 01:00 PM
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Bills

Bills
03-06-2010, 01:01 PM
Ok, so doors are coming along smoothly. They are now both at same stage and will be ready to get primed and painted next week when all sanding and final filling is done. So with leaving side chat alone.... here are pics from last two days

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0651.jpg
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All I did here was shoot expanding foam into the door pockets to fill them up so i can get rid of them.
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0653.jpg
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0654.jpg

This is all yesterdays work.
All i did was get the two doors to the same point for this morning.


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Bills
03-06-2010, 01:02 PM
Ight, this is this mornings work i did within the last hour and a half. Just cut the foam to where i wanted it and then started getting the door in the bondo glass. Its feeing good getting the door at this point because i'm almost done with the hard part haha


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0652.jpg
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Looks like **** lol
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Door #1
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Now on to door two
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0660.jpg
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0661.jpg
Different colors ='s not equal amounts of hardener. OOPS
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d124/kbills/100_0662.jpg


Bills

DumpinTreos
03-06-2010, 03:11 PM
Lookin good. Can't wait till shows start popping up around Omaha.

Bills
03-09-2010, 12:10 AM
bump for more pics coming tomorrow with doors completly glassed and body filler stage started



Bills

PioneerSPL1990
03-09-2010, 01:49 AM
nice. subscribed.

Bills
03-12-2010, 01:39 AM
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Bills
03-12-2010, 01:40 AM
ok. more updates anyone?


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Bills
03-12-2010, 01:41 AM
that yellow stuff *****. The bondo brand cheep stuff is better then that expensive crap. wouildn't spread smooth for ****. back to the cheepo crap now


Bills

Deeper_shades
03-12-2010, 02:00 AM
hey bills,

who makes that 6"? its bad ***

misfit138
03-12-2010, 02:05 AM
Nice work, man. The subs look like they'll be beastly and those door panels are shaping up pretty well...

Bills
03-12-2010, 10:16 AM
those are Elemental Designs 6" subs. Hit up their site (Elemental Designs (http://www.elementaldesigns.com))


Bills

AQHDC3
03-12-2010, 12:47 PM
Build is lookin good Kurt. Cant wait to hear it!

thericanballer
03-12-2010, 02:00 PM
this build = ***

CranberryYumYum
03-12-2010, 05:27 PM
holy moly that's a **** ton of bondo! fewer and thinner coats man.. but everything else looks really good. i've been eying those e3.6 for a while.. you'll have to tell us how they sound!

Bills
03-12-2010, 06:27 PM
thats what i'm talking bout. you can't spread the yellow **** thin enough so it goes on thick and have to smooth it that way. but i'd mix it cold so i could work it cause the yellow **** would cure fast. Don't worry, done bondo before. i hate mixing it Thats one coat. I ran out of the bondo brand stuff so i got new. thats y its a lil pink



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CranberryYumYum
03-12-2010, 07:04 PM
alright just tryin to help :) try putting some of the thicker bondo into the yellow glaze to thicken it up a little