Re: I am a newb, HELP!
He really didn't steer you wrong. That's not a horrible starter system to bang with and learn from. Switch out the wire kit for an ofc 4ga kit from Audio Technix or knukonceptz. Both are on ebay.
You have a link to the box? Prefabs aren't ideal, but SOME will do ok for a beginner that isn't interested in building one from plans.
SoundQubed 6.5 Pro's DD T2 Tweeters / Phoenix Gold Xenon 100.4
FI SP4 15 D1 w/ Tantric Sounds softies / DC 5.0K
Singer 310 6 phase 2 runs of Monster Cable 1/0 / Exide g78 AGM under hood and XS D3100 in rear
Plenty of deadener on roof, trunk, doors