I am excited to finally start a new build in my Ford Edge ST. I was orginally going to start a build last spring with my Edge Sport. But then a couple things happened. Last spring we moved into a new house, that event pretty much occupied my free time for a couple months. My tools and garage were in complete disaray as we settled in. Then mid summer Ford showed the new Edge ST and I was instantly smitten by the styling and performance updates. Enough so, that I sat on the fence with doing the audio system. Fast forward to now and the 18 months or so without a good audio system has been rough. So I'm ready to get started.
This will be a 3-way active front stage with subs. I'll be reusing some equipment from my previous build along with swapping in some new stuff. The plan is Audiofrog GB10/25 combo in the sail panels and JL ZR800 in the kicks. Lowend will be a pair of GB12's. For power I'm going with Mmats, 6x150w up front and a Mmats mono 2000w amp will power the subs. I may decide to do rear fill at some point down the road and if I do, it looks like there are some good factory locations for rear fill in the ceiling at the back corners.
One thing that is still up in the air at the moment is the audio source. I have been in contact with the folks at NAV-TV about OEM integration and they are currently working on a unit for my vehicle, but apparently still has some bugs to work out. It's basically a tweaked version of the same unit used in other Ford vehicles that have the B&O sound system. I should know more soon. If the OEM integration does not work out I have another idea using a Pioneer HU. Either way, it will be a clean source without signal summing and I'll use my Helix DSP Pro for processing.
Routing the Stinger 1/0 wire to the back to the power distribution block.
Not much for now but I'll be posting more pics soon.