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  1. spokey9

    First time Audio Setup advice

    The components will sound better up front with the coaxial in the back for rear fill...looks like if you bridge channel 5 & 6 you'll have 600w @ 2ohm which is enough to power a decent 10 or 12
  2. Swan1

    Suggestions for factory upgrade

    Hello, This is my first time upgrading car audio and there are so many options so I am hoping to get some help here. I have a 2009 Honda Civic Coupe that I am going to be upgrading the speakers and deck soon. My budget is around $500 (not including deck and installation.) A simple deck with...
  3. Novz

    Classic Lowrider Build

    Hi All, first post. I purchased a 1960 Chevrolet Impala Hardtop 2 door. it came with a working factory stereo ( i did not check if it was a remake or not). But, I purchased the following items TO BEGIN with. Deck: Pioneer DEH-S622DBS : single din multimedia/cd head unit (i chose a single din...
  4. Gina2191

    New system

    I am looking to put a system in my car. I don't know the first thing about it. I don't need the Taj Mahal of sound but I want it to sound good. How much would a decent system cost me? I need the radio, amp, and speakers. Also where is the best place to shop? Thanks
  5. WillisMyName

    New setup - Need some help

    Just recently got everything delivered. I have a 2004 Mustang GT So I purchased a SA X12 V2 1500W RMS Sub and wired it in a Qbomb 12VL and paired it with SA1500d monoblock. However, the amp didn't work. The clip light was constant and the power and protection lights flashed every few seconds or...
  6. M

    2018 Camry Head Unit upgrade? Also im new Here..

    So its been a few years since ive messed with any car audio, But i recently purchased a 2018 Camry SE and want to set up a decent system. First thing being first is upgrading the head unit in my book. So anyone have any recommendations on what will work well in this year camry? it has the early...
  7. BassHead42069

    Need advice for good setup

    Hi, I don't really have a lot of knowledge about car audio and I really want to make sure I get the proper equipment. So I'm looking for some help putting together really solid part list. I have a 2020 Hyundai Kona and my goal is to fit a custom, ported, dual 12" sub box in the back. I also want...
  8. Walk1141

    Voltage loss

    Hello, I am currently working on my second audio install and my amp isn't wanting to turn on. I have checked with my multimeter the voltage coming from the power wire and the remote wire while the car is on and it shows 14+ volts. But as soon as I connect the blue remote turn on wire to the...
  9. T

    Help Figuring out what amplifier can output on 3ohm speakers

    Hi all, I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious feel free to correct my assumptions Doing my first audio install on my Lancer. Saved the amplifier from the old car. I don't want to pay someone else to do it mainly because the last guy did it pretty rough and I wanted to do it my own way...
  10. 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...
  11. M

    New Build - Doing a Show from the Van

    Hey there, I'm new to the forum and overall new to car audio. We've just converted a 1996 Dodge Ram Van into a Tiny Home. We did all of the carpentry work, and just finished up the electrical work to hook up some appliances. The biggest one being a Whynter 65 Qt fridge that has a 4.5 amp...
  12. T

    Back to Basics

    Hey all, I've been given a chance to start over on a car that I plan to build up over time starting with the Pioneer DEH-80PRS and an iPad Dash Kit. Here's the question I have for all of you car audio enthusiasts of all types: If you had $10k to buy a used car for audio (and that drove...
  13. L

    build help info leaning more towards sq

    still looking for more of a quality sounding system then boom. I started a thread about 3 years ago and it is sense closed so opening a new one. Still have the 99 expedition still have the setup in my profile. Sense then I have picked up a 500.1 amp and I still have one or 2 hu kicking around...
  14. R

    Help with first sound system!

    Hello everyone, I'm looking to upgrade my sound system in my 2012 ford focus SE hatchback. I have never installed one, nor am i to good with cars. I was looking to bring the parts to my friends shop and have them install it. My question for you guys is it these parts are a good pick for me. So...
  15. N

    It's been a while, and I'm diving back into car audio again.

    I used to be big into car audio 15 years ago and got bored about 10 years ago. I have acquired some gear over the years and will now use it. Vehicle: 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Head: Some decent kenwood, (2) 2v preouts, Front/Rear or Front/Sub, Aux in (iPhone & Spotify) Amps: Rockford...
  16. K

    New Setup help

    I currently have a 2007 Chevy Trailblazer SS. Im looking to install some subs. I used to have 2 powerbass extreme 15's with a 3000w amp in a 2 door chevy blazer. Im not looking for a system to be that loud again Im looking more for good clean bass with some good hit also. I currently have a...
  17. N

    Need help picking out some stuff.

    Whats up Peeps, I've been lurking for a while, but I am finally posting something. So here's the deal. I currently have a budget of about $400. I can get a brand spankin' new amplifier (Audiopipe AP1500D) for $100. So ultimately that leaves $300 for subs/box combo. I've had 2x 10" Alpine...