1. ttrevorreese

    Pioneer AVH-W4500NEX: ASL & Rear View Camera Issues

    Hello, I have a Pioneer AVH-W4500NEX installed in a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. I previously had it installed in a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta before switching it, where it worked completely fine. However, after switching, there have been a couple issues that I have been unable to figure out. The...
  2. L

    Yooo whassup homies!

    Ciao, My names Vincent, im 32 a single father to a 4 year old BA kid! I drive an 04(new body style) Ford f150. It was and is my first ever truck i got at 17. I havnt done too much work on it except getting the engine rebuilt, a few cosmetic things and replacing broken or worn out parts on it...
  3. Ste

    Advice regarding steering wheel control setup with pioneer sph250dab

    My skoda fabia mk2 has no steering wheel controls built in so i bought this unit ( to add the function. I've connected it all up, i have the correct wiring loom that also includes the connects2 steering wheel adapter, to my pioneer...
  4. DonJohnson

    Car Stereo wiring help

    Hey guys, I am attempting to swap out old aftermarket stereo with new stereo. The existing wiring is a bit of a nightmare. I am not sure what the wires heading off to the right and left are for. Perhaps the wire to the right goes to battery for constant power but what are the wires going...
  5. 2

    Help!! Been dealing with this to long

    So in my 2020 civic si I have 2-12 kicker comp R and a decent amp to my knowledge. Every time I press the brake or press the gas pedal the subs like cut out and seem like they want to thump but the amp is going into protect when I press the brake or gas pedal (there electric pedals) but when I...
  6. F

    WANTED 2000 Buick Regal LS

    Hello! I'm looking to upgrade my factory sound system to get the highest clarity and most efficient sound replication. Here was my idea: (All are component style parts) JBL Step-Up MultiElement 5 1/4" (Two-Way) In the OEM front door space JBL Step-Up MultiElement 6x9" (Three-Way) In the OEM rear...
  7. RotkvicaBoi

    I need help filling up the t/s parameters for skar audio SDR-18

    Bassbox pro requires many t/s parameters some of which arent on the skar audio website. This is my first time searching for t/s parameters online and i dont know how accurate the estimate and calculate options of this program are. I haven't really found what i needed, i was wondering if anyone...
  8. G

    White Noise from Tweeters Help!!!

    Car: 2019 Camry XSE 8” display, Non-JBL Speakers: Front - JBL Club 602CTP. Rear - JBL Club 620F Amp: Infinity Reference 3004A Subs: Skar SDR 2x10 Amp: Skar 1500 watt mono I have a white noise/hiss coming from the tweeters of my component system. The noise is there when the radio turns on. If...
  9. Drizzy0802

    How Many Subs For Space In Trunk

    I am able to fit a 32 x 15 x 18 box in my car. I would like to build a custom ported enclosure. I am going to run either a sundown 1500 watt sub or 2 750 watt ones. I know that cone area significantly increases sound but also iI would have to make a larger port cutting down on my usable cubic...
  10. jakedasnayk

    Have power but no sound

    Just got finished installing a new double din head unit in my 99 mustang GT, i have power and the unit itself works but i am not getting any sound out of the speakers, what should i do?
  11. D

    Metal rattling noise from inside sealed box

    I just installed 2 Sundown Sd4 10s in a sealed box in my 2015 Tacoma but there is a metal rattling sound coming from the sides of the box where the wire connections are. Does anybody have an idea of what is causing this noise? I have 2 videos attached showcasing the noise. But my phone distorts...
  12. Jackson_lmr

    Ground Loop, Engine Noise

    Alright, so I’m having engine noise and static in the speakers. Here’s what I’ve done to attempt to fix it so far: 1. Power and ground straight from battery to head unit (grounded from back of head unit to battery negative) 2. Grounded rcas to back of head unit. 3. Checked grounds, all...
  13. Outcome365


    I have crumbled I am going to have to bring my truck to a car audio shop how do I make sure they did everything right or what are some things I should check to make sure they didn't **** up?
  14. A

    Need help identifying this subwoofer

    I was given this subwoofer for free it has a blown voice coil and I was thinking of repairing it but I can’t identify what model it is any help
  15. K

    First timer help

    I've done a few little projects in various rigs but I wanna spend some big bucks on my jeep. I mainly am here just to make sure this setup will come together nicely. What better place for reinsurance than here! Here's what I'm trying to do.. I currently have 2 12" 2400 skar audio subs from a...
  16. J

    Which amp?

    I’m about to buy 2 dual 2 ohm skar evl subs and I’ve got three amps in mind ct sounds 1500w, Skar 1500w & D4 Sounds jp800w which dynos 1000w which should I buy? Thanks I appreciate the help
  17. K

    Music Pauses When Reversing

    Hi I was wondering if someone can help me with this issue? I have a Jensen CAR687 aftermarket radio that I got installed at Best Buy. I’ve noticed that whenever I shift into reverse, my music pauses and to be honest, it’s kinda annoying. I’ve looked all over the settings to see if there’s a way...
  18. P

    Need help ATOTO Gen2 S8 Lite in 2013 Nissan Altima SL (Bose)

    Hello everyone, super noob here, but doing my best to learn. I have a 2013 Nissan Altima SL...This model comes with BOSE sound system but no gps. I have purchased a DOUBLE Din ATOTO Gen2 S8.Lite (10.1") <--click for link to product. I have tried looking online myself. and have contacted several...
  19. J

    Tundra Door Speakers and amp/sub install help

    I've been doing research and slowly accumulating stuff for a month or so on how to do this, but the information/hype on youtube and cruthfield leaves me with some questions. I bought a 5 channel JP95 amp, 18inch subwoofer, 6.5 midrange door speakers (4), 0/1 power wire, 10awg speaker wire, 16awg...
  20. blakemcdonnell

    Subwoofer / Amp Issues

    I recently recieved this sub/amp setup from my uncle for my birthday. 600W MegaVox Competition Amp and 2 x 10" Marathon subs in a Marathon competition sub box. I have a 200W power supply that I used to test them as they are 20-25 years old. When connected to the 200W (12V @ 18A) power supply the...
  21. WillisMyName

    Issues with clipping

    I apologize ahead of time if I am not asking in the right place. I have one X-12 v.2 by Sundown in a custom ported box. The amp powering it right now is an SFB 2000d I've done the Big 3 as well as replaced my factory alternator with a high amp one. I've tuned it best I can using the clip light...
  22. nictowey

    Need Some Advice on my Setup

    Hi Everyone! I came here to see if anyone that's more knowledgeable than me could help with this issue. I am currently running 2 Alpine Type R's on a Polk Audio D1000.1 amp. I had this installed at a car stereo shop and had them tune the amp, however I have blown 2 sets of them already so 4...
  23. nictowey

    Need Some Advice on My Setup

    Hi Everyone! I came here to see if anyone that's more knowledgeable than me could help with this issue. I am currently running 2 Alpine Type R's on a Polk Audio D1000.1 amp. I had this installed at a car stereo shop and had them tune the amp, however I have blown 2 sets of them already so 4...
  24. wonchya

    Feedback reverb???

    I have a Memphis box set up with 2 12” subs and a Memphis amp (can’t remember the exact model off the top of my head will update soon) set up in the trunk of my car. I have the rca cables ran through a metra output line converter. My problem is that when I have the radio off and the car running...
  25. F

    Help Identify for Classic Cars!!

    So I was looking to replace the head unit in my 1978 Fj43 Land Cruiser when I came upon Carid's website. Their website featured this cool, retro styled head unit but it had a touch screen. Unable to find it on their website, I decided to give them a call. They were not much help, said it was...
  26. H

    Can anyone help to figure out speaker specs

    Was given to me by a friend when I had a more semi-serious system building career. It's a 15" mx autotek 4+4 ohm never got around to listening to it in a box as I didn't have one it could fit. The frame is beefy to say the least. I've tried looking online and I've seen 2+2 ohm but not this one...
  27. J

    Hardwiring an inverter into an audio system circuit?

    Whenever I can get my hands on a 2022 Subaru BRZ, I plan on installing a custom audio system before I drive it from sea to shining sea next summer (moving from New Hampshire to Arizona). I would like to hardwire an inverter inside, to have that added security and convenience for the trip (and...
  28. L

    truck subwoofer build

    (New to audio stuff) Currently have: Blaupunkt 3000w mono Kicker CompC 44TCWC104 (preinstalled 10" in a 0.66cf box, ported) ~$240 all in and I can feel good bass, just wanting to go bigger My buddy has this same sub and same amp just double the size of a ported box in a SUV and his rattles hairs...
  29. Bixmox

    As loud as possible subwoofer system recommendations (Audi A4 B5 Sedan)

    Sorry for posting this as I can tell it gets posted a lot. I currently have no equipment, aka no case, amp or subs. Number of subs preferred: No clue, however many required to make the most amount of noise. Size preferred (if configuration allows): Whatever is best, here is a picture of the...
  30. circle221

    Head Unit Questions

    Hello, first time posting here I am upgrading the HU in my 2017 Forte for my SQ build. Have narrowed it down to 2 i think, Either the Kenwood Excelon DMX907S or Pioneer DMHC5500NEX. Only real difference it looks like is the Kenwood has 5v Preamp and Pioneer is 4V. I can get the pioneer on sale...
  31. Jimbo1227

    High output alternator help

    What’s up all. I installed a mechman 370 on my f150. Now I’m getting a charging system light and my headlights are flickering even when radio and everything are off. My voltage also doesn’t stay steady even at idle it goes up and down from about 13.3 to 15.4. No idea what the hell it is. I’ve...
  32. R

    I want more bass. What should I do?

    Hey guys so I went from a single cheap 250 watt Jbl sub to 2 250 watts rms kenwood subs. Honestly I liked the Jbl one better but recently I’ve been wanting more bass. I currently have 1000 watt max amp, it does 300 at 4 ohms and 500 at 2 ohms. So I was wondering what should I do to get more...
  33. D


    about 6 months ago I replaced the speakers in my 04 ram 3500. and now only one of them works i took the speakers out and there's still power too them and i tried putting it back in and rewiring it but still nothing so i am wondering what could be causing those 3 to have stopped working they have...
  34. W

    Some kind soul please help me?

    2017 Chevy Silverado crew cab 1500 I’m so in over my head trying to pick what’s right and I figured I’d ask someone for help on this forum. I’m going to do the install myself, I’ve done them before but that was 25 years ago... I want to keep the 8” factory head unit and replace the speakers and...
  35. S

    2012 mazda 6 stock head no amp upgraded speakers to Morel Maximo Ultra 602 front component and back are Coax

    In just installed these yesterday, everything went well with the installation. I got the plates and 1" spacers so they would fit in the 6X8 factory holes. I notice a huge difference in the clarity of the sound. The issue I am having is they are not as loud as the factory speakers were. What do I...
  36. C

    What brand speakers should I be looking for

    I’m just getting into upgrading my sound system and I’m a senior in high school. I have a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe with the monsoon system. I want to upgrade my door speakers to something louder than what came factory because I’m putting subs in soon and I wanna hear more than just bass. With my...
  37. S

    Need help building box for 2 American bass xfl1244

    I have 2 American bass xfl1244 on a audio pipe 30001d. I don’t have max dimensions for box right now but will update soon. I’m mainly confused on port dimensions than anything. Any help would be appreciated.
  38. K

    Low hz rumble though sub only while stereo is on

    Low hz rumble though sub only while stereo is on i have 2 0awg power and 2 0awg grounds plus aditional grounds connecting bed and cab of truck to frame. seems like a ground loop but i cant find it. i have a skar zvx15d.2 v.3 and a RP2000D
  39. lukehester

    Need Help!

    I have a Ampere Audio AA-2000.1. I installed the amp 2 days ago and it would randomly go into protect mode. I woke up this morning and now that amp immediately goes into protect mode when i turn the car on. I have disconnected everything except the B+, ground, and remote wire, and still the same...
  40. lukehester

    NEED HELP!!!

    Okay, i'm new to car audio and need some insight. So i have 2 DVC SA-12 subs @ 2 ohms per coil. My amp is a Ampere Audio AA-2000.1d that is 2000w @ 1 ohm and 1000w @ 2 ohms. The amp is a monoblock so it has only 1 channel, but has 2 positive terminals and 2 negative terminals. My goal is to get...