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  1. 2015 Chevrolet SS - Budget Minded SQ Build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey guys, Been lurking a bit, first time posting. I just bought a 2015 Chevrolet SS that comes with a Bose system. The stock system is absolutely terrible and lacking in bass and detail. I live in a fairly remote town so driving down the local car audio shop and listening to speakers and...
  2. Pioneer TSW311D4 (12 Inch) VS rockville W10K6D4 v2 (10 inch)?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    i have a short budget (70$) and i want to know if would be better the smaller sub with more watts or the bigger sub with less watts. Those two models, the pioneer TSW311D4 and the rockville w10k6d4, fit in my budget. It is for a chevy spark. My amp is a Boss CH2502, "2500 watts" and 2 channels.
  3. 2006 MKV Jetta GLI slow, budget, build.

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Once upon a time i had a 2008 MKV Jetta, and i had the equipment listed in my signature installed in it. the car has since been sold and i moved on to other cars since. Now, early November i purchased a new car. New to me anyway. Its a 2006 VW Jetta GLI with a whopping 27k miles. Ill be posting...
  4. Widebands, Tweeters or Component Set?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi There, Just about to pull the trigger on some new gear to complete my install and I'm seeking advice on if I should try wideband/fullrange drivers in the dash, add new tweeters to my setup or just buy a whole new component set? I have a terrible 6.5" factory mid location in the doors which...
  5. 5 Channel Amp Died

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi everyone I'm new to the forum. So I have had a Sound Stream Picasso 5 channel for the past 4 years and it just died on me and now I'm looking for a new amp. I have been looking at the Zapco st5, Helix Dark Blue 5, Jbl ez5, and the Polk D5000. Which one should I go for? Any other...
  6. Budget Sub woofer opinions...

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey Everybody. I've finally decided to upgrade the sound system in my lowly 2000 VW jetta. So Far I have a Pioneer 80PRS and 4 130CA1 SG - Focal 5.25" 2-Way Coaxial Speakers in the doors. I feel like I could benefit from a sub. I'm Leaning toward a 10" Sub. I want something punchy and musical...
  7. Budget Component Speakers

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Ok guys, so I'm building a audio system for a guy with about a $600 budget. I'm pretty new to the car audio scene, and I'm looking for a pair of nice 6.5 or 6.75(Preferably) component speakers for around $150 or preferably less. Here's what I've narrowed it down to... Alpine SPR-60C Polk Audio...
  8. Critique my build ideas - 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo - Budget SQ Build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello all! I am undertaking a mild restore/upgrade on a 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo. As part of this I want to add a "real" sound system. (I have done others in the past, but they were mostly just headunit+amp+subs. I want something a little more high end now) I have a limited budget for the build...
  9. Need some budget bass ideas

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Ive been riding around listening to my two Memphis Power Reference 10's for long enough. I'm looking to upgrade to a couple 15's (yes i can fit them) in a ported box but i have no idea where to start, I'm kinda burnt out because Ive spent all my time trying to get my front stage set up but I'm...
  10. Help with an ultra budget system

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I'm a noob trying to build my first system in a 1996 extended cab silverado. My budget for everything, including install related items, is between $500-600, and I want the best sound possible. One of my issues, however, is all the equipment needs to be new. So far I've been looking at the newer...
  11. inexpesive tweeter for 3 way

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    so right now i am running tangband w3-1364sa in pods on the a-pillars, and i have found that at high volumes they distort quite a bit in the upper frequecies (5k+) so i my plan was to add a small inexpensive tweeter to run in sail panels (3-4" from the a pillar pods) to cover this range. i will...
  12. 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...
  13. Best Budget SQ Component

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Title says it all. If you choose other, can you please give your suggestion?
  14. Review: Vibe Space 6 3D 3-way component system

    Member Reviews & Product Comparisons
    *Pics at bottom* SonicElectronix recently had a sale on Vibe gear and it lined up just right for me because I was building a budget system for my Lincoln. I scored 2 sets of these for $89 shipped each. Vibe is an uncommon brand here in the USA, and an underdog at that. Just up my alley. People...
  15. Budget 5.25 components

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I am currently looking for a 5.25 component set for my 02 Regal. It will be a direct fit as the Regal comes with stock components. I want to run them off my HU so I want something with a low rms. I am using a Clarion CX201 21rms/channel. My budgets around $100-$140 internet pricing. I have MB...
  16. Component and Sub advice with a limited budget.

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    My stock BMW e36 sound has become unbearable. Ive got around $200 that I can spend. I know its not alot to work with but thats all im letting myself spend (maybe im not the limiting factor but rather my wallet). Things I need... -6.5" Component Set (a bit flexible on the size) -Subwoofer (will...
  17. FS: BNIB Aura 4 channel amps

    Car Audio Classifieds
    2 For sale! $80 shipped each; available only in the upper 48 states. I'm PayPal verified and also accept money orders (will ship once MO clears). Sorry, wont take checks. Both amps are brand new, and have never been hooked up! I originally bought them during the Parts Express buyout, but the...