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  1. G

    Poor Wiring is now my problem HELP!!

    I bought a 2007 scion Tc that has an aftermarket Pioneer HU installed and I wanted to replace it with a newer Kenwood HU. The previous owner had payed for an install of an amp and 2 subs which sound great. When I swapped the 2 radios I am unable to get the amp and sub to power on. I am assuming...
  2. D

    need help with understanding what i need for amp

    hey, i have 2x 700w rms 4ohm pioneer championseries 10 inch subs how much amp do i need to power them?
  3. L

    Sub fades in and out randomly

    I've had an ongoing problem where my amp will randomly start blinking the protect light consistently until I turn the car off then on. This causes the sub to turn on for one second and off for one second in a continuous loop. The speakers still produce continuous uninterrupted sound though. I...
  4. N

    Need help with choosing a replacement subwoofer

    So I bought used audi a3 1996 and it has a subwoofer that looks like it was installed by audi. The speaker is 6.5 inches and 2x3 ohms. So I don't really know what could do as a replacement speaker. Also there are 4 pins on the speaker so I don't really know how that works. These are the pictures...
  5. Alex Jarrell

    Couple questions about sound deadening that I haven't seen answered.

    So I'm looking into sound deadening my car but I have a couple concerns that I haven't seen addressed anywhere. Starting off, since one of the main goals of sound deadening is reducing road noise, I'm concerned about how well it will do this.  Do I need to be worried about being less able to...
  6. S

    [1st build] Ported enclosure help for single SoundQubed HDS3.112

    I need some help with my first enclosure build. Pardon the inexperience. I've done a bit of research. I've been trying to figure out this basic design for a month now. I've tried WinISD but I can't for the life of me grasp that at this point. This being my first build, I want it as basic as...
  7. C

    What is legitimately the best 12 or 15 inch sub?

    So I got some money together and a better job. I want something where I look at it, I can say “this mf is bulletproof” I’m going to have a friend build me a sealed box.  I am not sure if I want two 12s or two 15s or one 12 or one 15. Which setup should I choose? Is having two subs better than...
  8. P

    Help no clue

    Okay so basically don't have a lot of knowledge about car audio systems just want my car to be obnoxiously loud.  I have a 4 channel amp, 4 speakers and 2 subs.  Can someone direct me to an installation guide to make it easier.  Also is it possible to have all 4 speakers and 2 subs hooked up to...
  9. I

    2 10 INCH SUBS TO 1 MONO AMP

    Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to car audio, and I have some questions on mono amps and subs. I just purchased 2 10 inch subs.  They are the Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC.  It's a 4-ohm sub with single voice coils.  I also purchased a sealed box for these subs...
  10. J

    Any suggestions? I have a 2007 Cadillac CTS head unit replacement!!

    Hello peeps hey so I have a bit of a situation,, I have a 2007 Cadillac CTS that I have been installing a system on now for a while it’s a pain but fun car, here is the question the head unit is still oem if you guys don’t know these car have the “driver info” section here as well as other...
  11. L

    Need Build Assistance

    Looking to fix/upgrade audio system in 05 GTO. Front L/R Tweeters: Stock Door L/R Speakers: Rockford Fosgate R165x3 6.5in 3-way Coaxials Rear Seat Door Panel Speakers: Rockford Fosgate R165x3 6.5in 3-way Coaxials Rear Deck Speakers: Stock Trunk Amp: Stock HU: JVC KD-AVX77 - I'm far from...
  12. S

    Help! Sub not acting right. Is it blown?

    Okay so I’ve had this Sundown Audio SA-10 v2 in my car for about 1-2 years. It’s been running at 1000 watts rms which is 250 over spec however everything I read up on said these subs could take way more than that. Anyways here in the past few days the sub had been cutting out making very little...
  13. T

    Comp R custom box design

    I have 2 Kicker comp Rs in separate prefab enclosure. they can't hit low and are very peaky..im looking for a good box design with a big port in the middle. Ive looked around a lot online and haven't been able to find anything specific other than http://www.caraudiofabrication.com/box-designs ...
  14. O

    I Know Nothing and need help

    Helloooooo Just to be clear i literally know nothing about car audio installations and i need help so i came here. I have a renault clio hatchback 2007 and i am wishing to install the skar audio spx-65c component system to the vehicle i dont want it to be runnning very loud, so i would like...
  15. Mr.meyhem

    Seeking info on my obsidian audio 15 d2

    First off,  Thank you for looking at my post. I've had an oa 15 d2 for maybe 5 years now.  I know they are discontinued and were not mainstream when Jacob released them.   Anyways.  I am changing vehicles. Finally have the air space, trunk space,  and electrical to build a system how I would...
  16. Jason Taylor

    What Sub Should I go with?

    So I recently have been running Rockford p2 12s, 2 of them, but they both recently blew, and I personally am not a Rockford fan anyways and am looking for what to go with next, my price range is like $120 per sub or but I’m flexible on that. Just want to get something that hits harder than the...
  17. S

    Two Separate Sub Boxes - Wiring Help

    I have two separate Kicker compR loaded enclosures, both 2 ohms 500 rms. I currently have one set up and am looking for a new amp to wire up the other, looking around i can't find anyone talking about how to wire this considering its an enclosure, i was wondering how they would be set up using a...
  18. G

    "Design Questions for 10" Sundown SA in awkward ported enclosure"

    Hi, this is my first post on this forum and was hoping to get some help in designing my first ported sub enclosure. I have built boxes for subs before but I usually just followed the manufacturers suggested design, this time around I am in a tighter space so I have been stuck with the task of...
  19. A

    How many RCA's will I need?

    My list of gear as follows 1x Boss mono block amp 2500w (old setup)             -twin pioneer champs Dvc 1200w 12" 1x pioneer 4ch amp 1000w (60rms x4ch)              - 2x pioneer 6.5 260w (60w                                                 rms)component              - 2x pioneer 260w 6"...
  20. S

    Did I purchase the best amplifier for my goals?

    So I recently purchased 4 Polk Audio DB652's for my 2012 Subaru Impreza (with a stock in-dash stereo). I like them but I wanted more out of them so I purchased a Pioneer D9605 5 channel amp. I chose this amp because I wanted to see more output from my current 4 door speakers and a sub woofer...
  21. J

    Amp Turns on and Off

    Ok, so to start off I am new to the forum and I really hope you guys will be able to help me on this one.  My current setup is 2 kicker s12d solo barics (old school) and a memphis pr2.100 amp. The amp was an upgrade from my old MTX Thunder 325.  Ever since i swapped amps I had a minor issue...
  22. T

    2009 Nissan Pathfinder Apple car play unit

    I’ve been looking for an Apple car play receiver/unit for my 2009 Nissian Pathfinder. I entered my car make and model on crutchfield electronics website, but it says there are no receivers that are compatible with my vehicle; which is just hard to believe since it looks like it could take a...
  23. E

    Kicker Hideaway, barely any sound coming out

    I have a Kicker Hideaway sub and I’m hooking it up to an aftermarket JVC headunit. The hideaway sub is powered and I had in in a previous vehicle. I wired everything up and am receiving almost no sound from it. When gain and boost are turned up all the way I can hear it somewhat with my ear up...
  24. T

    JL Audio in a Toyota Tacoma-(presumably) speakers make a thumping noise

    Hello. I have a 2010 Toyota Tacoma that I recently purchased from a used car dealership. What came with the truck was a lift, some big tires, backup camera in the rearview, aftermarket hood (dont think the 2010s came with a hood scoop), JL Audio in the doors, and a full screen display with DVD...
  25. S

    Can any one help please? ....

    Whilst I was cleaning out my garage I came across this Sanya stereo front (see attachment pics) I can't remember what stereo or vehicle it belongs to? Has any body got an idea? Any info would be much appreciated. Thanks
  26. Z

    Buying Car with after market audio need experienced review

    sell listed their order on the page whats the quality of the parts he installed?
  27. T

    Help!! I cracked my windshield from 1,200 watts

    Ok, so I’ve been running a 300 watt Rockford p300 powered subwoofer system for about a year now and decided to upgrade. I decided on the Rockford p3-2x12 box and a Rockford power 1000 watt amp. Anyways so those came in 2 days ago, and I had some fun on the day I set them up but turned them down...
  28. xBiznitch

    Help Choosing What To Buy For My First Aftermarket Audio Build?

    Hi Guys, My name is Andrew, I'm 18, and I have been spending about the last year looking into enhancing the audio quality in my car. I have: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5t without a CD-changer. I don't really know what configurations are good and I'm trying to keep a fairly low budget as I'm new...
  29. V

    Trunk issues

    Ok. So I know the forum is called interior/exterior enhancements and I figured this barely fit. I need help guys. I have a 1999 toyota avalon. My trunk keeps rattling. I bought some weather stripping to help. So far I've applied it to the inside of the fuel lid, the edge of the trunk and I've...
  30. A

    S.0.s need help on which sub/amp to get from amazon!!!!!!

    HIIII im brand new here and i need help of pros i have no idea about subs but i have 3 picks after doing research of subs around 100-130$ price point. I have a honda insight aka a pruis if you have no idea what it is so either i can have a low profile sub under my seat or have a small sub box in...
  31. M

    Building my first car audio system, need help!

    Hi! I am completely new to car audio, and just registered on this forum in hope to get some profesionall help hahah. I just turned 18 and got myself a bmw e46 wagon, so there is a big trunk to work with. I am not sure of what subwoofers to get, but I want something that is able to play lows. I...
  32. G

    Serious Audio Overhaul (Questions)

    So I have a few questions. First off, I have a 2005 Dodge Neon SE Im running 2 kicker CompRs with a Kicker CX1200.1 my door speakers have been replaced with JBL GX602s and my 6x9s have been replaced with JBL GTO 939s. I currently have huge power draw issues, whenever Im not driving. or reving...
  33. G

    Serious Audio Overhaul (Questions)

    So I have a few questions. First off, I have a 2005 Dodge Neon SE Im running 2 kicker CompRs with a Kicker CX1200.1 my door speakers have been replaced with JBL GX602s and my 6x9s have been replaced with JBL GTO 939s. I currently have huge power draw issues, whenever Im not driving. or reving...
  34. X

    I need help...

    I am a noob So I have a recently purchased a Toyota Corolla se 2017...I have no experience what so ever with speakers/car audio. All I know is that I play the music at max volume all the time and would like it and the bass to be louder. Can someone help me pick out some a affordable speaker...
  35. J

    Pioneer x2800BS bluetooth help

    About a month and a half ago I had a pioneer avh x2800BS installed in my 06 eclipse. Recently I've had a problem when playing audio from my phone using bluetooth. The audio will start cracking popping and buzzing making it impossible to listen to. It is not a faint noise by any means and it...
  36. K

    Looking for help boom on a budget

    I honestly don't know how this forum works and if I'm even posting in the right place but I would love some opinions on my system I'm building. I currently have a 1000w jl amp all wired in my car and I'm looking for (2) 12" subwoofers that would go good with it. My goal is to be heard down the...
  37. B

    15'' crossfire xs v2 help

    So i recently sold my 3 sundown audio sa 12s, and picked up this crossfire xs v2 15. my problem is that i cant find any real specs on it, so now im having a hard time with designing a trunk wall for my buick. if anyone could help point me in the right direction of where to go,or who to get ahold...
  38. H

    Best Audio Setup for a Grand Prix

    Hi, I'm Zach and this is my first post on this forum. I have a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP (with monsoon audio) and I was wondering what the best audio setup for my car would be. I installed a Kenwood DDX372BT about a year ago and I was wanting to upgrade my speakers and possible get an...
  39. L

    Golf/Sedan set up

    I'm either gonna have this installed in a Volkswagen golf GTi 1999 or some sort of sedan. I think I have my following components sorted out but I just wanted someone with more experience to look over it. I already have brought an amp, sub, and capacitor. 2x Pioneer Premier Subwoofers 3000w...
  40. T

    Low watt amp sounds louder than higher watt amp

    I have 4 gauge wiring going to a rockford fosgate 500 watt mono amp. I recently bought a JL audio jx1000 watt mono amp. I'm powering a rockford fosgate p3 4 ohm wired to 2 ohms. With the same exact connections, the 500 watt amp sounds about the same as the jl audio if not louder. Checked and...