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  1. Static Noise From JL Fix86

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Been working on an install on my '19 Civic for a few weeks now. I decided to run a JL Fix86 to clean the signal and fix the bass roll-off that is built into the Factory HU. After getting everything set up and multiple attempts/tweaks I consistently get a constant static noise coming from...
  2. Kicker KX Amp Protect Flash or Malfuction

    Equipment Repair and Modification
    Hello, I just registered to post the issue I just had with an older KX 600.4. It would either flash protect or come on but have a horrible signal with lots of interference. When I opened it up I saw some type if brown glue like material on some of the components. I remembered seeing an EEV Blog...
  3. Help! Mcintosh MC440 stopped working. No sound.

    Equipment Repair and Modification
    I'm the second owner of a Mcintosh mc440 that worked in two cars for over 12 years. Now it no longer outputs sound in either channel. The amp turns on, the fans turn on, and the PG light does not come on. The problem showed up about a month ago. After the car was started the amp had sound...
  4. Can I get away with this port?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi all, Looking to put two 10W6v3-D4 in a ported enclosure paired to a 1kW amp @ 1 ohm. Enclosure size after driver displacement: ~2 cu ft I'm looking to tune the box to 32-33Hz. If I model one 4" port (~14" long), I get an air velocity of about 108 ft/s. That's a bit high for my taste...
  5. HELP! tried 2 head units and not working?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I recently upgraded my stereo for my seat ibiza, from the standard alba, to a Pioneer MVH-180Ui. I fitted it all fine and it was working perfectly until my friend rather annoyingly cranked it up to max volume when listening to some Jamie XX. Seconds after the stereo simply blacked out, and i...
  6. Damaged voice coil, fixable?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello, I have a Dayton RSS265HO-44 subwoofer and a winding on the voice coil has come undone & there is slight damage to the aluminum former (picture). Both coils still power the sub and there was no VC rubbing before taking the sub apart, just a rattle from the loose winding. Inspecting the...
  7. Pioneer CD Receiver DEH-P3900MP Replacment

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi everybody, I recently damaged my Pioneer DEH-P3900MP CD Receiver. This device now hardly works, and I'm wondering how to replace/fix it. If I purchase a new receiver online, how do I go about installing it/setting it up? Below is a link to my current model: DEH-P3900MP - See and hear...
  8. JL 12W7 blown? Or repairable?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys so I was listening to music today in my car and my bass sounded muffled and obscure. So I open my trunk to see that my sub had two tears on the housing right by the cone. I don't know if this means I **** out of luck, or if I have a chance to salvage my sub and fix it. Any ideas?
  9. Rockford Fosgate p500-2 No Sound Troubleshoot

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all, I took my sub out of my trunk and crossed the speaker leads in an overhand knot so they wouldn't touch each other. When I put my sub back in I got no sound. There is no protection light. No indications whatsoever the subs are getting a signal, via static/movement. The Wired remote's...