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DUBSLIFE5150
07-29-2013, 10:29 PM
building my first car (1972 bug w/ early parts), with my first sound system. Gotta say this audio stuff is overwhelming but i am still learning. I bought my first amp today (kicker kx600.1) for $120 so i will be going based off of that. i got some pioneer subs but they are crap. ill be getting new stuff.
My build so far
Headunit: sony cdx gt565up
componenets: none yet. i want kicker ds65.2 and ds68 ran off the headunit
amp: kicker kx600.1
subs: non yet, will be dual sundown e-10
enclosure: 32x15x12 with 10.75x1.5 port.

thats it so far. any advice is welcome, sorry for the large photos
heres my car
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1089967.jpg
enclosure with crappy pioneer 10's
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1090954.jpg
shelf to cover the open areas. will be custom making sub grills.
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1091055.jpg
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1091056.jpg
the amp i bought today
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1092202.jpg
http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1092203.jpg

Side Show
07-29-2013, 10:34 PM
nice amp, 1-ohm stable if a remember correctly, try find yourself a kx300.4 for your speakers (matches the kx600.1)

DUBSLIFE5150
07-29-2013, 10:40 PM
would be ideal but i am still running an ancient generator in my bug. so i will run the components from the headunit untill my car can handle a second amp. simple alternator kit will do the trick

Side Show
07-29-2013, 11:24 PM
also be worth checking those subs, pretty sure they are designed as a free-air sub (should still sound and work okay in a box)

DUBSLIFE5150
07-29-2013, 11:26 PM
i was gonna try and sell them for cheap. if i dont sell them ill test them but i either way i want sundowns.

DUBSLIFE5150
07-31-2013, 12:24 PM
i was introduced to the pioneer appradio. anybody have dimensions? i dont think it'll fit anywhere on my bug

Side Show
08-01-2013, 12:23 AM
i've got the 1200.1 and 600.4 in this pic ^ cut the grills to size so it looks like one amp.

Timmy13091
08-01-2013, 12:26 AM
If you drove around in reverse I wonder if anyone would notice :cool:

I herd if you slam the breaks hard enough those will do a summersault.. :)

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Sweet car tho man tuned in !

chefzane
08-01-2013, 12:37 AM
I have a kicker 68.2 2 way component sets that I am getting rid of good starter set with only two months use and still under warranty
There is two 6x8, two tweeters, and two crossovers in original boxes and hardware
As I said they sound good and make a great set to learn about components and positioning and using passive crossovers