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PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 04:43 PM
Started out with Audiopipe mids/highs on a Diesel Audio NS1600.2 and 2 VVME RD-12's on a VVME QA-D1500 but had problems with the VVME amp as it was damaged during shipping. Was already in the process of upgrading my highs amp to an SK85.4, so I went ahead and got an SK1500.1D to match. Also went with a pair of Skar PAX6.5 mids to replace the AP's. Have DB Drive tweets for the time being till the new Skar bullets are released. Planning to upgrade to ZVX 12's and add a second SK1500.1D before SBN next year.

Here's what I have for now.

Box Build:
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/VVME12Final.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00011.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00012.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00014.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00022.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00024.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00028.jpg

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Original Mids/highs:
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00046.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00045.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00042.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00043.jpg

Door install:
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00048.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00049.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00051.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00055.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bnjr6nxiAdA

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 04:53 PM
Original amps:
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00091.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00086.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00078.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yium5Em4sl8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSDKd1W-gZc

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 04:57 PM
Big 3 in 4 gage:
Battery Connections
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00100.jpg
Engine Ground
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00102.jpg
Body Ground
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00101.jpg
Didn't get a pic of the alt connection but here is the wire runnin to it
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00098.jpg
And the rear frame ground
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00114.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00117.jpg

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 04:58 PM
Upgrades:
Had these tweets, but blew em cause I had the tweets wired in with the mids at 2 ohms by 2 on the SK85.4 for a little over 250 rms per door and over powered them. Actually what also happened to the AP tweets as well.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00204_zps3afb5cc5.jpg
Got these ones in warranty replacement
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00234_zps093fda41.jpg

Mids
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00158_zps9b6292a2.jpg
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00161_zps80abfd27.jpg

Added a batt in the rear, 55ah Power Ware
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00163_zpsaf26146d.jpg

New amps
SK85.4
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00162_zps1adae273.jpg
SK1500.1D
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00165_zpsd4aa6614.jpg
Didn't have enough 1/0 for amp power and ground so i used my distro with double 4 gage and 2 150 amp fuses for power and 2 runs of 4 gage for ground. The blue wire you see running thru the floor is the rear frame ground pictured earlier.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00166_zpsfccf0ec1.jpg

I also upgraded head units and added a volt meter:
Clarion CZ401 I had
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/IMAG0162.jpg
Kenwood KDC-X596 and Stinger VM
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv213/phatboi1282/CAM00199_zps2c5f6c47.jpg

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Have the mids and tweets each on their own channels of the 85.4 now. Not as loud as the AP's were, but a huge improvement in SQ and midbass.
Team Under Pressure- Skar Audio & VVME Minivan Mids & Highs Demo - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjglqWowT-g)

And the $60 a pop VVME RD-12's on a Skar Audio SK1500.1D BANGIN some LOWZ!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEbIt-NuhKQ

Small paper trick

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HATqYIJnlI

That's where I'm at for now. Let me know what you think. Not doin to bad for right at $1K invested in the whole build. Thanks for checkin it out.

PHAT BOi
02-19-2013, 08:10 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAPX3VHwDs4

PHAT BOi
02-20-2013, 10:31 PM
Oops.