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UnderFire
11-24-2012, 09:59 PM
Finally got a truck that I can actually put a real stereo in.

Everything has to be relatively concealed since I can't go past 35% Tint in Oregon.

I'll post up equipment as it comes, since I'm really indecisive. 4 12's, 2 15's or an 18, undecided, probably 2500W.

Definitely going to have an Ho Alt and at least a 100Ah batt in the back. Electrical System Overkill would describe this build quite well.

First up, full range amps.

On the rears, Treo TSX75.2, tiny and easy to hide. And on the Fronts, Kicker KX600.4, wasn't my first choice but it was a deal I couldn't pass up.

A run of Oversized OFC 4 gauge to each one should suffice.

http://i.imgur.com/NerJn.jpg

gckless
11-24-2012, 10:04 PM
Just want to throw this out there: You're going to want moar powa as soon as you are done. Start big man! 3.5k or 5k FTW!

Timmy13091
11-24-2012, 10:27 PM
Finally got a truck that I can actually put a real stereo in.

Everything has to be relatively concealed since I can't go past 35% Tint in Oregon.

I'll post up equipment as it comes, since I'm really indecisive. 4 12's, 2 15's or an 18, undecided, probably 2500W.

Definitely going to have an Ho Alt and at least a 100Ah batt in the back. Electrical System Overkill would describe this build quite well.

First up, full range amps.

On the rears, Treo TSX75.2, tiny and easy to hide. And on the Fronts, Kicker KX600.4, wasn't my first choice but it was a deal I couldn't pass up.

A run of Oversized OFC 4 gauge to each one should suffice.

http://i.imgur.com/NerJn.jpg

Just get a l7 there square... Means there loud bro

audiobaun
11-24-2012, 10:30 PM
SubScribed to the build..Can you paint the windows out with exception of the drivers and pass side as long as you have outside mirrors on ea side of the vehicle?in Tx you can do that.Continue on sir..Interested in the build:santa:

UnderFire
11-24-2012, 11:38 PM
SubScribed to the build..Can you paint the windows out with exception of the drivers and pass side as long as you have outside mirrors on ea side of the vehicle?in Tx you can do that.Continue on sir..Interested in the build:santa:

No opaque material can block any window in the car, that means that even a wall will be technically illegal here, my dad got a ticket once for having one of those mural things that are perforated so you can see out but nobody can see in.

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Just want to throw this out there: You're going to want moar powa as soon as you are done. Start big man! 3.5k or 5k FTW!

I'm thinking of doing that, 2500 is my minimum.

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Just get a l7 there square... Means there loud bro

I can't afford kicker quality, I'm thinking of getting 5 more bazooka tubes, that would wang.

audiobaun
11-24-2012, 11:38 PM
No opaque material can block any window in the car, that means that even a wall will be technically illegal here, my dad got a ticket once for having one of those mural things that are perforated so you can see out but nobody can see in.

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I'm thinking of doing that, 2500 is my minimum.

Id have to move..LOL! They sure are strict about that one..hmm wow

jungstah
11-24-2012, 11:54 PM
here is some inspiration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0EBwBT1sgA

UnderFire
11-25-2012, 12:18 AM
here is some inspiration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0EBwBT1sgA

Nice, I could only find some guy with 4 VVX15's on Youtube in a 4runner, thanks for the link.

mylows10
11-25-2012, 12:41 AM
i had 2 mayhem 12's on 2 american bass vfl 500.1 amps strapped at .7 daily , 2 pc 2150 batteries along with the stock battery ,and a 260 amp alt .was pretty loud

Dtrom
11-25-2012, 01:26 AM
Tuned in sir!

Kangaroux
11-25-2012, 01:32 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDLaCRYF4Rg&feature=channel&list=UL

UnderFire
11-27-2012, 10:47 PM
Kicker was DOA, goes straight to protect, weird thing is, I'm kind of happy about that.

njknittle
11-27-2012, 10:50 PM
May be selling Rockford T1500 BDcp for 400...MAY.

UnderFire
11-27-2012, 11:15 PM
May be selling Rockford T1500 BDcp for 400...MAY.

Too much cash for 1500W, if I'm gonna spend 400$, I'm gonna get a solid 2500W, thanks for the offer though.

njknittle
11-27-2012, 11:31 PM
Too much cash for 1500W, if I'm gonna spend 400$, I'm gonna get a solid 2500W, thanks for the offer though.

of course

UnderFire
11-29-2012, 11:32 PM
Got some comps in the mail today, CDT CL-61's, in good shape, couldn't pass up the deal but I don't really want to use these.

Anyone who wants these feel free to shoot me an offer, I've got my eyes on some Massive CK6X's.

http://i.imgur.com/9JWUQ.jpg

mylows10
11-29-2012, 11:38 PM
you should try them ,you might be surprised ,not a bad set of comps

UnderFire
11-29-2012, 11:39 PM
you should try them ,you might be surprised ,not a bad set of comps

They are going to be a PITA to mount those giant tweeter housings behind the SR5 sail panels. I don't want to chop any holes in the door.

mylows10
11-29-2012, 11:41 PM
i have an extra set of the sails if you need them

UnderFire
11-29-2012, 11:42 PM
i have an extra set of the sails if you need them

Already got 2 sets but thanks for the offer.

mylows10
11-29-2012, 11:43 PM
efx makes i nice set of tweets that will fit in the sails

UnderFire
11-30-2012, 01:22 AM
efx makes i nice set of tweets that will fit in the sails

Link or pics?

Timmy13091
11-30-2012, 01:48 AM
Got some comps in the mail today, CDT CL-61's, in good shape, couldn't pass up the deal but I don't really want to use these.

Anyone who wants these feel free to shoot me an offer, I've got my eyes on some Massive CK6X's.

http://i.imgur.com/9JWUQ.jpg

Text me price shipped on cdt's

mylows10
11-30-2012, 05:58 AM
They are the efx p 65 component set. I might be able to get you the tweets new ill have to ask my teammate. His shop sells them they sound really good I can also ask cdt if they have a smaller tweet if you want

UnderFire
12-01-2012, 07:19 PM
Here's my new fronts amp, got it from the forum, Alpine PDX4.100, super cheap because it was missing 2 of the speaker plugs, perfect!

http://i.imgur.com/kwVIv.jpg

And scored this locally, thank god for Craigslist. 160 Amp alternator, for a whopping 40$, and it's only 4 months old! I'm going to try and run this, and if I get too much drop, I can sell it to fund a bigger alt, but I doubled the amperage over stock.

http://i.imgur.com/aEVlS.jpg

UnderFire
12-10-2012, 06:23 PM
Here's my battery, it's a C&D 270FR from our forum's Batteryman. He was very helpful, and shipped quickly, I would recommend him to anyone who needs to get something in a hurry at a great price. Going to be running at least 3 of these eventually.

http://i.imgur.com/ivd6M.jpg?1

TheUnderFighter
12-10-2012, 06:34 PM
Got some comps in the mail today, CDT CL-61's, in good shape, couldn't pass up the deal but I don't really want to use these.

Anyone who wants these feel free to shoot me an offer, I've got my eyes on some Massive CK6X's.


Quit buying **** you don't want! haha. As for 4 gauge to each speaker amp.... I think 4 gauge to a distro with 8 gauge going to each would be more than enough.
Also, that alternator is a nice step in the right direction.... But you're likely going to need a true HO alt down the road.
And I'd definitely opt for a pair of 15's or four 12's over a single 18. It'll be easier power handling and more cone area. Two 15's would probably be most cost-effective.

UnderFire
12-10-2012, 06:39 PM
Quit buying **** you don't want! haha. As for 4 gauge to each speaker amp.... I think 4 gauge to a distro with 8 gauge going to each would be more than enough.
Also, that alternator is a nice step in the right direction.... But you're likely going to need a true HO alt down the road.
And I'd definitely opt for a pair of 15's or four 12's over a single 18. It'll be easier power handling and more cone area. Two 15's would probably be most cost-effective.

Already have tons of 4 gauge, so it's the most cost effective. I'm planning on going 250+ Amps in the future, but couldn't pass up this one for 40$, especially with a large market for it locally. The CDT's I was going to run temporarily, but the giant tweeter housings make it impossible.

I know 2 15's would be louder than an 18 technically, but this isn't being built for the meter at all, and the 18 is looking like the most cost effective solution right now, and should be loud enough at least for a while.

UnderFire
12-16-2012, 10:07 PM
Sub and amp on the way, hoping that I can get the wire and install equipment coming tomorrow and finish this build on schedule.

UnderFire
12-21-2012, 06:40 PM
http://i.imgur.com/YhRC1.jpg
Timmy13091 ; Hooked it up with this BRZ1700.1D, this amp is just temporary, wish they were strappable, I love the looks of these amps.

Timmy13091
12-21-2012, 06:43 PM
http://i.imgur.com/YhRC1.jpg
Timmy13091 ; Hooked it up with this BRZ1700.1D, this amp is just temporary, wish they were strappable, I love the looks of these amps.

Zcon is gunna be nasty bro ... Can't wait to see the pics of the finished install

UnderFire
12-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Zcon is gunna be nasty bro ... Can't wait to see the pics of the finished install

It's gonna look goofy until I get my Tan Leather interior put together, box is gonna be Tan Vinyl wrapped in a grey cloth car.

Timmy13091
12-21-2012, 06:50 PM
It's gonna look goofy until I get my Tan Leather interior put together, box is gonna be Tan Vinyl wrapped in a grey cloth car.

Haha well it'll still sound real nice :escape:

UnderFire
12-21-2012, 07:22 PM
Crescendo CCX tweets from 04murdalanche ; getting wrapped in grill cloth.

http://i.imgur.com/e36ZQ.jpg

UnderFire
12-21-2012, 07:46 PM
Chopped up my sail panels and getting the tweeter housings glued in, wanted to go behind the sails, but the perforated "grill" was way too small, so I decided this would sound better (hopefully).

http://i.imgur.com/ozg0S.jpg

04murdalanche
12-21-2012, 08:54 PM
Nice man, let me know how you like those tweets, thanks again for the wire the blue is going in y truck to match my 1/0 blue for my alpine pdx 4.150!

gckless
12-21-2012, 09:15 PM
Chopped up my sail panels and getting the tweeter housings glued in, wanted to go behind the sails, but the perforated "grill" was way too small, so I decided this would sound better (hopefully).

http://i.imgur.com/ozg0S.jpg

That's exactly what I did with my tweeters. I then wrapped them with grill cloth, and it looked pretty decent.

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww236/gckless/CDT%20HD62%20CF/DSC_3730.jpg

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww236/gckless/CDT%20HD62%20CF/DSC_3805.jpg

Got the cloth from Parts Express.

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 12:57 AM
That's exactly what I did with my tweeters. I then wrapped them with grill cloth, and it looked pretty decent.

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww236/gckless/CDT%20HD62%20CF/DSC_3730.jpg

http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww236/gckless/CDT%20HD62%20CF/DSC_3805.jpg

Got the cloth from Parts Express.

It thought about doing that but wasn't sure how it would look, looks good.

gckless
12-22-2012, 01:01 AM
It thought about doing that but wasn't sure how it would look, looks good.

Thanks. It's just stretched over and tacked on the back with hot glue. I'm sure you could throw some bondo in there and make it look nicer too.

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 01:10 AM
Thanks. It's just stretched over and tacked on the back with hot glue. I'm sure you could throw some bondo in there and make it look nicer too.

My tweets don't have the flush mount edge, so it shouldn't be a problem. I might grab some clay or something and make the transition smooth though.

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 01:23 AM
Nice man, let me know how you like those tweets, thanks again for the wire the blue is going in y truck to match my 1/0 blue for my alpine pdx 4.150!

They look nice, but the solder on the wires already broke off, kinda *****.

04murdalanche
12-22-2012, 07:46 PM
They look nice, but the solder on the wires already broke off, kinda *****.

Wtf, you know how to solder? If not just send em back and ill take are of it for you

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 07:56 PM
I can do it, just found it strange that every wire broke off in exactly the same way.

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 08:48 PM
Christmas came early, look what showed up today!

http://i.imgur.com/7MXQx.jpg

And ****, that thing has more *** than J-LO.

http://i.imgur.com/MPeLX.jpg

It was so heavy, my brother couldn't move the box.

Timmy13091
12-22-2012, 09:10 PM
Christmas came early, look what showed up today!

http://i.imgur.com/7MXQx.jpg

And ****, that thing has more *** than J-LO.

http://i.imgur.com/MPeLX.jpg

It was so heavy, my brother couldn't move the box.

Damnnnnn shits commin together good **** bro

UnderFire
12-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Damnnnnn shits commin together good **** bro

Yea, it only slows down once I start building the box, I **** at woodworking.

UnderFire
12-24-2012, 02:16 AM
Attached tweeters to the sails, after soldering the wires back on. Came out pretty good for being kind of a hack job, imaging is nearly identical. These are gonna look good covered in grill cloth.

http://i.imgur.com/LpC6w.jpg

UnderFire
12-24-2012, 06:40 PM
Random install stuff that showed up today while I was gutting another 4Runner at a junkyard.

3 Fuse Holders w/ 300A fuses
50ft of 16 gauge speaker wire
20 feet of 8 gauge (10 Black, 10 Blue)
lots of 2/0 Lugs
Pair of speaker plugs for the Alpine PDX.

http://i.imgur.com/qPv0B.jpg

UnderFire
12-27-2012, 11:56 PM
Got my whole interior gutted today, got all of my tan stuff out of a 4Runner in the Junkyard, and grabbed some Tan leather, heated, power recline and sliding seats from an Infiniti QX4, awesome shape all for only 550$, crazy deal if you ask me.

And another great thing, my eBay volt meter reads correctly and fits the factory clock hole like a glove!

http://i.imgur.com/wvFKZ.jpg

UnderFire
12-28-2012, 01:36 AM
Tweeter panels fit and look great, old door panels, not so much.

http://i.imgur.com/Uxetl.jpg

gckless
12-28-2012, 01:44 AM
Tweeter panels fit and look great, old door panels, not so much.

http://i.imgur.com/Uxetl.jpg

Nice dude, looks much better now that you did it. Might have looked better with tan cloth to match the dash? Either way the panels look good. You gonna redo the door panels?

UnderFire
12-28-2012, 01:46 AM
Nice dude, looks much better now that you did it. Might have looked better with tan cloth to match the dash? Either way the panels look good. You gonna redo the door panels?

I've got a full set of Tan SR5 door panels ready to go in within the next week, as well as every other tan piece of the interior. There is a lot of black around the dash area, gauges, center console, center part of the dash, gauge surround, door switches, it should look just fine. The picture makes the cloth look gray from the flash.

gckless
12-28-2012, 01:50 AM
I've got a full set of Tan SR5 door panels ready to go in within the next week, as well as every other tan piece of the interior. There is a lot of black around the dash area, gauges, center console, center part of the dash, gauge surround, door switches, it should look just fine. The picture makes the cloth look gray from the flash.

Oh ok, if you've got other black pieces it will look good. And yeah, I noticed that too when I took pics that it looked kinda grey. But it's definitely black. Nice job man. How do they sound? And it looks like they're aimed at the opposite seat's headrest?

UnderFire
12-28-2012, 01:55 AM
Oh ok, if you've got other black pieces it will look good. And yeah, I noticed that too when I took pics that it looked kinda grey. But it's definitely black. Nice job man. How do they sound? And it looks like they're aimed at the opposite seat's headrest?

Yep, aimed at the oppisite headrest, No clue how they sound, just a test fit, don't even have seats in the car right now.

UnderFire
12-30-2012, 01:37 AM
Lot's of hours put into the car over last 3 days, probably around 20 hours.

Here's some pics.

Everything but the dash (Already swapped) is out of the car
http://i.imgur.com/WAwDc.jpg

Thanks Kangaroux ; for the Lanzar 6m Mids, these things are really monsters

http://i.imgur.com/tggIt.jpg

Next to a DD6.5CS mid that's rated at 105RMS, No doubt that the Lanzar can handle the 100W I'll be throwing at it.

http://i.imgur.com/hGTTH.jpg

Re-did my roof insulation while the headliner was already out, Toyota used small panels stock so the rain gets pretty loud and annoying, this should fix it.

http://i.imgur.com/yhKy2.jpg

2/0 went through the firewall with ease.

http://i.imgur.com/rjQEg.jpg

And the old, ugly door panels that are on the way out, the interior in this truck was disgusting, I'm gonna love to show off this transformation.

http://i.imgur.com/2b9OC.jpg

Kangaroux
12-30-2012, 03:21 AM
Those mids should get plenty loud for you off 100w. They are beasts for sure. One of the few products from Lanzar worth running imo.

UnderFire
12-31-2012, 02:18 AM
One of my Infiniti QX4 seats, we just finished up the mounts for the last seat earlier today. These are the plushest seats I've ever laid *** on, more comfortable than any Ford/GM/Dodge leather I've seen.

http://i.imgur.com/ldze0.jpg

And what my new door panels look like, should have the full interior in tomorrow.

http://i.imgur.com/u7bm0.jpg

UnderFire
01-01-2013, 10:42 PM
It's all done, looks 100x times better than the original, also might be getting some help building the box from my dad's friend who builds cabinets. Will post pics of the interior tomorrow.

UnderFire
01-02-2013, 03:51 PM
Lighting was a bit goofy outside but i grabbed some pictures of the interior.

http://i.imgur.com/LeA9V.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/l1g2S.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6G771.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/IMnDr.jpg

Timmy13091
01-02-2013, 03:56 PM
Lighting was a bit goofy outside but i grabbed some pictures of the interior.

http://i.imgur.com/LeA9V.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/l1g2S.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6G771.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/IMnDr.jpg

Looks sick man

UnderFire
01-02-2013, 03:57 PM
Looks sick man

Took a lot of time and hard work, but they are so comfortable and it's like crazy quiet in there now.

UnderFire
02-06-2013, 06:57 PM
Still going to build this, just don't have time ATM, on hold indefinitely.

UnderFire
02-15-2013, 09:11 PM
Threw my C&D in the back temporarily so I could have more than just 4" rears again, the Front stage sounds great. Rest of the build coming soon, got hired @ Lowe's just waiting to start.