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  1. 2019 Ford Explorer XLT

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello everyone new guy here looking for some help. I am currently doing an audio install that is giving me hell. First off i have a 2019 Ford Explorer w/sync 3 and navigation. im installing a Audio Control LCQ-1 to feed a 4 channel amp for highs and a 2 channel sub amp. If anyone can help me...
  2. DSP integration 2017 Ford F250 with Sync3 and Sony

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello and thanks in advance for the input. I own a 2017 F250 king ranch with Nav, Sync3 and Sony sound. I am in the process of upgrading and have read so many different threads on the subject its a bit convoluted. I have read everything from bypassing the Sony dsp, to just reprogramming the...
  3. 2012 Mustang Convertible Sub-HU Confusion

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys, New to the forum. Been getting more interested in maybe doing a more in depth build with my car but first need to get an issue ironed out. So when I bought my car, (2012 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible) it came equipped with the Shaker 500 system (4 main speakers and two, 8 inch powered...
  4. 2012 Mustang Convertible Sub Confusion

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys, New to the forum. Been getting more interested in maybe doing a more in depth build with my car but first need to get an issue ironed out. So when I bought my car, (2012 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible) it came equipped with the Shaker 500 system (4 main speakers and two, 8 inch powered...
  5. Fiesta build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello all, I'm planing to build a new 3-way setup (active pref) for my Ford Fiesta ST MK6; It's a 3 door car and for some awesome reasons (BecauseRaceCar), I don't have rear seats :D So, I'm asking for some advice on my system components... BAT: 12V, 60ah, 590A HU: Pioneer DEH-X9600BT DSP...
  6. Long issue with zapco going to protect mode

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I've been having this issue for a while now, and I've been doing many things to troubleshoot it. At first I was just throwing things at the problem, big 3, more batteries in the trunk, etc. After those things were addressed and I was still having issues(although not as bad as before I did those...
  7. 2009 Ford Connect - Hertz, Focal, Alpine

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    I do a fair bit of driving in my work van, and because it's got a speed restricter on it, it can take a while to get anywhere haha :rolleyes: At first this used to piss me off, but it's very good on fuel, and it means I have longer to listen to music on a potentially half-decent system, so...
  8. Ford Stink is rejecting my MS8

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I need some audio immunosupressants. I know about the giant MS8 thread but this issue does not seem to fit exactly with those discussions... I installed an MS8 with my Ford Sony Stink (Sync) system, originally with the front 2-way inputs AND the rear 1-way inputs into the high level MS8 inputs...
  9. Ford Focus SE 2014 Budget Build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I just got a brand new 2014 Ford Focus and looking to upgrade the audio system. Probably going ot keep the stick head-unit as Sync is integrated. I'd like to keep the budget below $500. Front/Rear Speakers 6.5" component w/tweeter in front 6.5" speakers in the rear I think the door speakers can...
  10. 2012 Ford F-150 Supercrew XLT

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi all, I own a 2012 Ford F-150 Supercrew XLT Ecoboost 3.5L truck. 3.55 Axle ratio 6.5 foot bed Front bench seat with fold down middle seat / semi-console Steering Wheel controls Sync system No navigation No entertainment No rear-view camera, bus has back-up sensors No Sirius radio - because...
  11. Need F-150 audio help

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all, I have augmented my 2012 Ford F-150's stock stereo a bit so far. But, I am not liking the sound. I need to find the weak link in the setup. I have a feeling it's in the processing. Or the equipment set up. I am using the stock radio, going to an Audio Control LC7i with speaker level...
  12. 2009 Ford F-150 factory sub help!!

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I purchased a factory sub that came out of a 2013 Ford F-150. I want to put it in my 2009 Ford F-150. It also has the system with the factory subwoofer, however, the sub was missing when I purchased the vehicle. The sub fits perfectly under the seat and lines up with holes for mounting. The...
  13. 2013 Ford Mustang Audio Control Unit

    General Car Audio Discussion
    How many different Audio Control Units exist for the 2013 Ford Mustang? The reason that I as is that I have a base system with four standard speakers and the freq response is terrible. I am trying to figure out if it is possible to add an LF driver in the trunk and improve the low end...
  14. FI SP4, Crescendo, Shok, Mechman, Haritricks and more ... a Basshead from India !!

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    I am very new for you folks on this forum and this might be my first thread here. I have been following this forum for quite some time now though and decided to post this first as my earlier build log and then will begin my current one. In India you usually don't see such kind of installs...
  15. i need help regarding harnesses

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    ok so i think this is advanced enough for this forum. heres my problem I own a 2001 Audi A6, with a bose symphony stereo which i seemed to have murdered. i took it apart and now it doesnt power up. if someone knows ways to trouble shoot that that would be the best solution for me. so for now...
  16. 2004 mustang plans

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    hello all........I am new to DIYMA so plz be kind......I am planning on building a new system in my 04 mustang gt.......it has the mach 460 in it now......blah.......i currently have some equipment laying around and will be buying some equipment in the future for this install.......so.....in the...
  17. Ford Explorer Sport, Suggestions for Upgrading!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey all, should start off by saying New member, but a long time reader, and have learned ALOT of useful information on the site. Right now I have 2 15'' Dual 4ohm Type R's powered by a MRP-M2000 in a (yes, i know..horrible) prefab box most likely tuned to around 3khz :p I've heard Type R's...
  18. New audio system for car audio noob

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello All, So I bought a 1999 Ford Explorer over the past week and the head unit stopped displaying. Looked the issue up in your fine forum and it turns out this is a common occurrence. I always wanted a nicer sound system, (nothing top of the line just robust in general), and I want to do it...
  19. Deadening your trunk lid with spray foam

    How-To Articles Provided by our members
    Warning: ***DO NOT JUST STICK THE TUBE IN AND START SPRAYING UNTIL YOU SEE FOAM.*** Take a minute and read the product's instructions. I've read the horror stories about using expanding foam and it bulging out your body panels or it overflowed and got onto something and ruined it so you need to...
  20. Fus1on's '08 Fusion Install

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    To say that i'm a casual Ford fan is putting it lightly as you can see from the photo. '10 Taurus SEL, '08 Fusion SEL and a '91 Taurus SHO AND we just sold the '93 Aerostar last week. http://img193.imageshack.us/img193/8533/theblueovalstablesm.jpg I bought my '08 about a month ago and It's...
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