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2008 BMW 335i Focal and Mosconi SQ with some flare

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Here is Sean's 2008 BMW 335i. He was looking to upgrade the Logic7 system with something that was more fitting to the performance of the car. (a quick note. some pics were accidentally deleted so some aspects of the install were not captured, like the main power run, audio tapping at the OEM amplifier but I decided to post what I have).

 

 

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Starting with the doors I did a comparison of OEM to aftermarket. Focal K2 100 KRS are replacing the OEM equipment.

 

 

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Plexiglas mounting plates were fabricated to utilized the OEM mounting points.

 

 

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Both doors received the same treatment. Foam gaskets on both sides of the of the speaker.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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Next up were the tweeters. The tweeters dropped right into the OEM locations without any modifications.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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After that the wiring of the doors was done. With a little modification wire can be ran through the molex plug.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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Passenger side done the drive's side was next.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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Doors done wiring up the crossovers and hooking up the under seat woofers was on the to do list. With the mids and highs a comparison was done.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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With the front components wired up the wires were ran to the back. Zip ties every 6".

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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To let the subwoofer breathe into the cabin a hole was routered into the rear center console. Grille cloth covers to hole to give an OEM appearance.

 

 

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Front now done all the work was centered on the rear starting with the subwoofer enclosure. The enclosure houses a Focal Polyglass 27 V2 and was filled with Black Hole Stuff enclosure fill.

 

 

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The subwoofer enclosure is mounted in 3 locations using rivet nuts to secure it to the car.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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With the enclosure in and mounted the amplifier rack can go in. A Mosconi 6to8 for OEM integration and sound processing ran to two Mosconi AS 100.4 amplifiers provide the signal end of things.

 

 

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Now that the amplifiers are wired up the trims panels can go on. Some LEDs offer a nice accent for nighttime viewing.

 

 

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Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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I'll let Sean speak to the difference this system has made. His quote "It's like going from Natty Ice to Arrogant Bastard. I am not worthy!" (beer reference). Look for some upgrades down the road. We are not quite done with this one. Stay tuned,

 

 

For more pics please visit Octave : Orlando and Central Florida source for high end car audio


Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

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I like the beauty panel over the amps, reminds me of Darth Vader's ship from Star Wars.


97 4runner, 3RZ, 5 Speed

 

Headunit: Pioneer DEH-P9800BT

Mids: Pioneer ????

Tweets: CDT DRT-25

Fronts Amp: Memphis M-Class 4x50

Sub Amp: Diamond D3 400.1

Substage: 2x 12" Dayton HO's

Electrical: 160 Amp Alt, Kinetik HC2400, Interstate DCM0100, 2/0 Throughout

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I like the beauty panel over the amps, reminds me of Darth Vader's ship from Star Wars.

 

Being a Star Wars nut. I approve this post


Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

Mobile Electronics Magazine "Top 100 Installer" 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

www.OCTAVEONLINE.com

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That looks BA, sir. Well done.


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I like the beauty panel over the amps, reminds me of Darth Vader's ship from Star Wars.

 

Did not notice that till you mentioned it. I am a huge Vader fan.

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Masconi is true baller ****


Hu:pioneer deh-prs80

Eq:audiocontrol three.2

Substage:4 sundown zv4 18s

Front stage:6 pwx 6.5's 2 pwx 8's and 4 obaidian st1 tweeters

Sub amp:sundown saz 5000d

Front stage amp:sundown sax 125.4

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i love the cars you get to work on. I am a european car LOVER.

 

you always do great work!


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Beautiful!

 

Incredible work!

 

Kudos.


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Did not notice that till you mentioned it. I am a huge Vader fan.

 

Also your car is black on black as well. Time for some Star Wars Emperial music.


Focal | DynAudio | Mosconi | TRU Technologies | Digital Designs | Rainbow Audio | Illusion Audio | Zapco

Mobile Electronics Magazine "Top 100 Installer" 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

www.OCTAVEONLINE.com

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