1. M

    [SOLVED] Can I Install My Line Out Converter This Way?

    I installed two 12 inch subs with an amp and a line output converter in my Honda Accord 2009, and I wired it to the harness on the head unit but the amp never turned on. I took it to a car audio store and had them look at it, and they said that it can't be wired to the radio because it isn't...
  2. D

    First steps in custom audio

    Hi all, I hope this is the correct place to post this. If not (mods) please move. I'm going to spend a modest amount (under £600) on some speakers and a powered sub for my car. It's a small 3 door Clio (don't laugh). Please note, I AM NOT trying to build some bone-shaking, blow out the...
  3. gdotcastro

    Amp + Sub install to my Jeep Wrangler

    Hey Car Audio Users - First time I'm attempting to install my own system to a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited... I've never done any car-audio installations on my own, so I wanted to make sure what I researched + plan on doing to my Jeep checks out with car audio experts. Figured the best place...
  4. 5

    SQ/SPL Build input

    Hey, I'm new to the board and looking for input on a new build In the past I've had dozens of systems from many of the higher quality brands, often selling not long after buying due to boardum. Now that I'm gainfully employed and board I want to get back into car audio and put together a...
  5. J

    Noob wiring question (pics)

    I have done electrical wiring before... but never a car stereo. I bought an old junker 2001 cherokee with a sh*tty pioneer CD player in it, which I removed to replace with a boss audio bv9982i single din - i scored it new for 50 bucks, so even if it is junk its still a step up because the USB...
  6. CpsChase

    How to wire 2 dual 4 ohm voice coil subwoofers

    How can I wire 2 dual 4 ohm voice coil subs down to 1 ohm on a 1 ohm stable amp? Can somebody tag a diagram
  7. M

    Speaker installation

    Hey all, after hours of scouring the internet for info I have decided to ask instead. I want to hook up 6 speakers 2 subs and 4 door speakers. I currently have the two subs and 2 rear speakers hooked up. I ordered 2 speakers for the front doors and want those hooked up to the same amp if...
  8. J

    Installing System in 2015 Buick LaCrosse..HELP!

    I have had plenty of systems in the past, my most recent being 2 15 inch Kicker L7s in the back of my infiniti G35. I sold my infiniti and now am looking to purchase a system to put in my Buick LaCrosse. Since it's a brand new car, I don't want to mess with installing the system myself only...
  9. 1

    Old School Restoration Install Questions

    I am restoring a 1959 Chevy Apache and I want to put a sound system in it. I've only helped a few of my friends with previous installs, so i don't have much knowledge when it comes to technical terms. This could be a simple question but I don't know what type of deck(?) to get. there is no...
  10. M

    MAJOR upgrade HELP!

    I'm in Mount Vernon NY and I'm looking to do a major upgrade but installers is charging an arm and a leg please help advice or help with install. Its installation on 2013 RAV4. I'm installing KnuKoncept sound deading 4 doors and trunk CCF Ensolite Peel and stick from LCQ 1 Zero...
  11. S

    PWX 6.5 Installation Help

    Hey guys Ill be installing a PwX 6.5 in each of my doors factory location in my 09 escalade. Ill be removing the grilles unless they will fit with them still on. But will they fit in the stock mounting hole? Anyone have a similar situation? Also their RTS-1 silk dome tweeters..are they 8ohm? 4...
  12. J

    Which amp should i get?

    I am upgrading my system with these three items : 1) JBL GT6-6 6-1/2" 2-Way Car Speakers - Sonic Electronix (JBL Gt6-6 for my door speakers) 2) JBL GTO938 Grand Touring GTO 6" x 9" Car Speakers (JBL GTO938 for my rear deck) 3)JBL CS1214 12" Single 4 Ohm CS Series Car Subwoofer (JBL CS1214...
  13. S

    Mids and Highs NEED HELP!!

    Hey guys. few questions i have on mids and highs because when it comes to it, i get gonna be running a soundqubed 200.2 puts out 220x2 at 4 ohm and 340x2 at 2ohm.. gonna have 2 nendo pwx 6.5's ad one ft-1 super tweet per channel. To get a 2ohm load at the amp do I need the 4ohm or 8ohm...
  14. BigSteve757

    Newbie Looking For Advice On Audio Equipment

    So im in the process of buying a 2011-2013 Dodge Charger Base model (Wouldn't make much sense to pay for a higher model and end up replacing all the Premium Audio Equipment) I want to buy all the equipment i need first and the take it to a shop and have them do a 100% CLEAN install of all of it...
  15. H

    Need installation advice!!!

    Right now i have upraded my sub box and amp but going from my old amp to new amp and box isnt turning out to be as easy as it should. I have an eclipse ae2000 amp and a alpine type r 10 inch dvc sub but all the labeling on the amp is unfamiliar to what i have delt with in the past. Now i have a...
  16. C

    Best way to install all of this?

    Okay for starters, I kind of know what I'm doing but I suppose that really doesn't explain a whole lot. I've installed a few systems in my days and I'm a do it yourselfer. So in my SUV I have (and don't laugh but I love it and it has great quality, features) a Dual stereo with Bluetooth that I...
  17. D

    adding alpine 110 tweeters

    I'm installing a "used/New" system in a 2000 Jeep GC with my son. Anyway, the HU is a MEX-BT3000(used) which only has 2 RCA outputs. one is going to a 4 channel BOSS CXX1204 amp(powers 2 3-way fosgate front speakers on channel 1/2...3/4 is not used) and the other is going to a (used)sony...
  18. D

    Wiring issues - Blaupunkt Lausanne CD31 vs 1999 model Astra

    I am trying to find out how to get my stereo wired into my car but have the issue of the wiring harness in the car not matching the sockets on the back of the stereo. Car = Vauhall Astra T reg (1999 model) Stereo = Blaupunkt Lausanne CD31 I would assume there is some kind of adapter kit I can...
  19. D

    Install in south suburbs of Chicago

    Looking for members in the south suburbs of Chicago or pretty close who would be willing to do an install. Nothing too serious. A monoblock amp, 4 channel amp, two door speakers & 2 rear decks. Subs are not mounted in box yet as the box isn't here yet. Would like to get it done this Saturday...
  20. N

    Amp problem? Sub problem? I DON'T KNOW!!! Help!

    This is my first DIY car stereo installation. I just installed Focal 165-A1 component speakers and a 10" JL Audio W1v2 8ohm sub from a Sony DSX-s300btx head unit into a Pioneer MD-6500f amp. The Focal speakers sound great in front. The problem: I'm getting almost no sound from the sub. The...
  21. A

    Need help installing Sony stereo

    need help installing Sony stereo. I connected it with a harness wiring toolkit as shown on the picture but don't get any power to it
  22. C

    First time installation

    I'll be doing my first install in the next month or so, doing part of my build this following week. In my rear deck I have two 6x9's that I want to wire 2ohm the speakers are 4ohms each svc, how can I wire them down to 2ohms? eventually i'll be wiring the 4 door speakers to 2ohms also, the door...
  23. C


    Hey you guys I have a 1975 Ford F250 regular cab and I want to get a subwoofer box for my 2 Kicker Comp Cvrs 12" and I have no speakers yet and willing to put out a couple-250$ to get some speakers that will keep up with the subs and I want some good vocal speakers because I obviously have the...
  24. rfmayhem

    alarm/remote start hook up

    hi i have a clifford 590.2x and i have to addons which is the dual zone motion sensor 508d and digital tilt sensor 507m how do i wire these two to my alarm thur the optinal mux port for additional sensors
  25. B

    First time installer, need help

    This is my first time ever installing a sound system, so excuse my inexperience and lack of basic knowledge. Right now this is the setup in which i have bought to install into my car. My plan is that the 4-channel amp, which is rated at,4 ohms: 50 watts x 4 chan, will power the 2 sets of...
  26. J

    Need help planning the front stage for a 2000 Mustang Coupe

    so I got the trunk ready (2 JL w6s and a PDX12 alpine)... Now for the front. So got 6x8s in the door and the same in the rear deck. It has that Mach 460 system so it has those pods up by the mirrors which Im thinkin to put the tweeters with some minor customization. Now what Im lookin for is...
  27. N

    First Sub

    I just bought my first sub recently with matching amp but I am not sure how to install it. Can someone provide me a step by step basic installation process?
  28. E

    HELP!!!!!!! JEEP LIBERTY AUDIO Installation

    hi i have a new jeep liberty with standart options and with steering wheel controls. i am now looking to improve my car audio but i dont know what to buy!!! the dvd reciver is the Pioneer AVH-P4300DVD with Pioneer CD-IU200V fo ipod conection, Pioneer CD-BTB200 for bluetooth connection and PAC...
  29. X

    Orlando to Nashville Transplant

    Hey Yall,Just became a member here and wanted to introduce myself to the folks in and around Nashville TN. I have been here for about a year now and am working at Electronic Express and thats a long way from what I was doing in Florida,the shops I worked at were known for custom work and...
  30. 9

    Newbie doing first time installation -- questions before I cut anything

    Hello -- Doing my first install -- an Alpine INA-W900BT into a 2004 Tacoma. A fairly basic installation, but since it's my first, I'd like to ask a few questions to ensure I have it right before cutting, crimping or soldering anything: I bought the unit from Crutchfield -- the (generic)...
  31. C

    Problem with hooking up 2-15's

    I have a 2000w autotek amp that was pushing a 15" American Bass XO sub. I had that for 3 weeks and then today bought the same one again. When I had just one, it worked and sounds fine, but as soon as I hook up the second sub, the bass gets real weak and it sounds bad. The subs are rated at 1000w...
  32. T

    What wire to run from amplifier to subwoofers??

    I'm putting in a RF T1000-1bdcp hooked up to 2 12" kicker L5s (if that matters) 1200w rms. This is my first amp install on my own and the amp kit I bought didn't include speaker wire. I asked a friend what size wire to use to run from the amp to the subs and he said 16 or 18 gauge was fine. I...
  33. D

    08 silverado ext cab

    I have a 08 silverado ext cab and a 12" Fi x, im just wondering if theres any way ill get to fit my sub in my car short of ripping out seats
  34. C

    Need Help Wiring Through Firewall

    I just bought a new amplifier and sub for my 2007 Pontiac Wave and I'm having a real hard time finding a hole in the firewall to feed the amp's power cable through to the battery. I've had my head under the hood looking for a stupid hole for hours and I can't seem to find anything. If you can...
  35. J

    Best way for Amp + 6x9s

    I have very basic/low level knowledge so i cant get too detailed but should be simple. Please help My truck has an amp wired that ran sub before. It is still wired however now i want to run 2 6x9s. What do i need to adjust so the amp doesnt think its powering a sub but instead more treble and...
  36. N

    really need some help on hooking up a system in my new car.

    i had a 1999 eclipse which had an aftermarket stereo, 2 10in audiobahn subs, 2200 watt audiobahn amp n speakers. well it got totaled. so i took everything i could out. now i have a 2001 eclipse n i have no idea hwo to install it. i have all the wires. i have a sony cdx-f7710 head unit with...
  37. L

    Noob Here

    Okay, so i have a 1994 nissan sentra 2 door. I hate the audio system in the car and today i bought some speakers as they were really cheap $70 and i figured i'd try to install it myself. And i need a few things. First off I know i'm gonna have to buy a new HU as the speakers i bought are -2 MA...
  38. Nyte Eyes Audio Designs

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