have been looking around this place for a few weeks and just have to say one thing though.. im drowning in information here..
totaly overloaded.. annyway i am an guy from Trondheim, Norway. 32 years old and mostly done everything myself, (exept the head unit) as you can probably see for yourself is that english is not my main language so there will be wird spelling so you are warned!! : P
my car stereo history have realy been to hell and back
not this car though. : P the first one was an space star that actualy got totaled 3-4 houers b4 i where done with the build..
diddent hear a frikking thing : (
i where almost done with the build, made an box of mdf do house my amp and filters
anyhow inside 2 weeks this got installed:
it is an pioneer avh-3300bt system without nav.
then this one
then i started with this
and continued with this:
and then this came along:
continued the build with this: silent coat, compared to the roadkill(that i forgot to heat up, but installed in abaout 20 degrees celsius.)
silent coat is like butter to install where the roadkill is more like bricks but the silent coat smells more asphalt.
annyway i put in 2 layers of theese here:
but i am planning to showcase the amp and filters in the hatch closest to the back seat, rebuilding it and get an plate of
glass to cover it and also to show it off, i got some fake black leatherthingy to cover it up to hide the wires and mdf.
i got the pioneer head unit, got an hertz hp2x (2*230w) also have already bought a set of hertz mlk 165 2 way component set
from a friend of mine that was originaly going into the space star.
for the front doors i am looking to get some good 3-way set from hertz thats not sounds worse than the mlk165
and are considering the new mlk3 pa set for the front doors,
whether or not im getting a sub in the boot idk. depends on the answers i get from you peoples.
(just missed an 4000 nok deal for an mk-3 set from hertz.. unused costs 17000 nok brand new : (((( im so annoyed abaout that.. )
annyhow thats whats done so far. i am going to drill new holes for the wires so they dont rub against metal and get som plastick protectors to protect them..
but its kinda hard to find the time nowadays he`s now 9 and a half week old the little monster! : P
thank you sir. well it was my only weekend of each week so i had to do what you got to do hehe..
i work 3 weekends a month.
annyway, what i am going to do with it forward is to sound deaden the doors, make holes to the rca and stuff to the boot, custom build a boks for the amps and x overs in the boot.
oh yeah.. run speaker whires ofcourse...
i have not been under that lid( i got the auro tray i belive it is called.)
but what kind of equipment do i need to make this work, special head units or processors(and are theese conected with rca`s or what? ) : P
To be hi est, I've never don't a center channel before. But you can use either or. Some head units have a center channel rca output, so all you have to do is run am amp to it. Same for a processor. I believe the bit-one allows you to dedicate the 8 outputs it has to whatever you like (front, center, rear, sub, etc)
and another question i have found, and i have realy tried to search but the exact information is elusive.. hven dealing with road noise, should i have put the stinger/silent coat layer on top of the road noise layer or does it not matter? and how mutch? do i need like 50% with the silent coat or more less and almost 100% with the road noise deadener?
regardless of how good a midbass driver you have, you ALWAYS want a subwoofer...the simple fact is that no real midbass woofer can produce true bass frequencies, even the most stout usually will die below 50hz or so...so having a dedicated speaker that will handle those frequencies will be key in reproducing music accurately.
thinking abaout somthing thats good shallow mounted so i dont loose so mutch boot space(looking to mount it on the left side of the boot. because if i put it in the floor of the boot i need somthing on top to defent it against whatever thats put in there and i wonder then what that will do to the sound.