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  1. Build Suggestions/Advice - 2019 Civic Sedan

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    2019 Civic Sedan - SQL/Daily build Vehicle 2019 Honda Civic Sedan (w/ 7in. factory HU that I will be keeping) Budget Roughly $1200 all said and done. Install myself. Current Setup Stock. With a MRX-110 (1100W x 1 @ 2ohm) on hand from a previous car of mine. Goals Looking to run amped...
  2. 2008 Dodge Ram Build Help (~$2000)

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello, all! I'm Cam. This is my first post here, but I've been trolling for years reading about other people's setups. Thanks everyone who has contributed, this is a great resource for newbs like me. I'm out of town for a few months and am building a wishlist to install in my truck when I...
  3. I need help! What should I purchase first.

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I need help deciding on a purchase order to replace my current system. I have a 99 Dodge Ram regular cab that had a system in it when I purchased it. Nothing special, (Sony CDX-GT33W, 6X9 Sony 4 ways in the doors and 5 or 5 and 1/2 Sony 4 ways in the rear). It's not terrible but it's not good...
  4. New Member

    New Member Introduction
    Hi all, I have been surfing the treasure trove of information within this forum and thought it was time i started participating/contributing. I am all about doing what I can myself, thought until recently, most of my diy car audio experience has come from helping friends. Currently I drive a...
  5. PLEASE HELP ME!!! Just need advice on what i need to do with what I have ?

    New Member Introduction
    Here's what I have and I would like to know if I Wasted my money on the hifonics amp because I can send it back if so . the rest I cant send back but I want a really loud, clean, system( doesn't everyone), and would like advice on what the best mids , midbass and tweets that I would need, and...
  6. Sub amp recommendation Please

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi my name is Fabian, I am new to the forum and would like some advice on some subwoofer amps. I have searched and searched and haven't found anything giving me concrete information to lead me to a decision. So here's some background, I need an amp to power a SoundQubed Hdc3 15 and the subwoofer...
  7. New From MN

    New Member Introduction
    Hey guys! I'm new to this whole car audio thing. I've been an amateur audiophile in the headphone/computer audio world forever, but never into car audio. Recently I realized how much time I spend driving, and I thought putting a new system in my car would be sweet. Music is my life, and I...
  8. TG's Build Log

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Hello, everyone this is my second post. I'd like to share with you the beginnings of my car audio build, the planning and the execution. I'd encourage your help along the way. I'm an open book, and I will certainly appreciate any help you all provide. Let me begin real quick by letting you all...
  9. Morel mt250 vs scanspeak illuminator D3004/6620-00

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    So i've been redoing my system here lately and i just finished with the subs and sub amp and all, i ordered a pair of HAT L6SEs (got them for less than a clarus set) so they should be here in a few days and now im just trying to figure out what tweeter would pair up best with them. It is a 2 way...
  10. Need help picking a 4 channel amp

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I want a nice sq amp, my budget is $150 but I can extend if anything is worth it. I will be running for the front Hybrid Audio Unity components and MM6501 speakers (old ones that I found on the low, dont even know if they are legit) for rear fill. Ive been thinking about these but i dont...
  11. Has anyone had any experience with these? CDT, Hertz, Focal

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I am currently in the planning stage of my new setup I recently purchased a 2013 Hyundai Sonata and it supports 6.5's all the way around and i believe 3.5's or 4's in the dash. setup will be receiving 14.4 volts (upgraded alt, battery, with 0 gauge back.) I am always open to suggestions but...
  12. Share Your Experience With Dedicated Midbass Drivers!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Ok, im on the hunt for the perfect 6.5" driver for my setup. Ive been searching endless forums and cant make up my mind on what would suit my setup best. My setup consists of CDT ES-02 tweeter/midranges playing from 250Hz up mounted on axis on the dash. A set of Rainbow SLX165 midbass drivers...
  13. New Car Needing New Sound! Advice for a novice?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi Guys I'm new to this forum and new to the entire world of customized audio - just for reference, my home sound system is a standard Logitech z-5500 which I believe sounds almost decent when the volume isn't turned up very high... Recently I bought my first car (Chevy Aveo Sedan - ?T250?)...
  14. Which style of car for which type of installation?

    (Second Skin)
    A thought crossed my mind recently: I see a lot of builds in a lot of different cars; some are in sedans, some in SUVs, etc. I've seen loads of different audio builds in all kinds of different automobiles and I was wondering, do you think the body style of the car will effect the performance of...
  15. Advice for best midrange clarity with door mounted 6.5

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Im about to start my build in my '02 Passat and of course I'm looking to get the best imaging and clarity possible!:cool: I'm using a pair of JBL 660c components and they're going in the stock location in the lower door corners, behind the panels. Ive read that having the mid-bass completely off...
  16. amp rear speakers??

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello all, I'm noobin along with my '96 accord.. so far this is what I have: HU: Alpine CDA-121 Front: Alpine SPS-600C 80w RMS 1" Tweeters Rear Deck: Alpine SPS-69C3 50w RMS (inherited from brother) Amplifier: Alpine Power Pack 45w x 4 RMS SO... I just ordered a Fi IB3 15" sub...
  17. advice for buying speaker

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I need advice for choosing the right speaker for my car, i have been thinking about buying a polk audio db6501 component speaker. im looking for good mids and highs but dont know which brands to look for. I currently have a Hu kenwood kiv-901 and my budget is around 350$ for a set of component...
  18. Need Help Finding A Small Motor To Do This...

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey guys I have been looking for a small motor to be able to move my ipad headunit in and out... (See video below skip to 1:18 if you don't want to hear about his install..) If anyone knows how I can accomplish this that would be great! I have a ton of space behind the ipad so not a real problem...
  19. need help choosing between 3 amps

    General Car Audio Discussion
    =12244&product_id[]=12243&product_id[]=16645"]Here is a comparison at Sonic Electronix. My speakers are 60x4 RMS and 55x4 RMS. Is the 100x4 RMS amp too much? I figured it would sound cleaner since the gain would be lower. Also, is there a difference in quality between Pioneer and JBL amps?
  20. SQ around 1000 buck for Camry

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm not great on the tech side of car audio. What I do know is after getting my first "system" (ha), I neeeeed aftermarket car audio. 2 weeks ago my 95 civic was stolen...... BUT I am getting an 07 camry (a deal I couldn't pass up) My dilemma: what do i put in my camry? I would like to...
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