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  1. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I recently bought a new car (1988 Nissan Prairie) to eventually replace my 2002 E46 Estate. I bought a new radio to put into the Prairie and rewired all the plug to make it work. When plugging it into my BMW it fully boots and screen comes on allowing me to select different options, etc. But...
  2. Old School Car Audio Discussion
    I found this stereo listed on ebay, and I actually really dig the look, but there’s no clues as to what manufacturer produced if or even a serial number anywhere on it. Im trying to find more info and I’m drawing blanks, even the seller said they didn't really know either. Would appreciate some...
  3. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello everyone, I will preface this by saying that my mobile audio experience consists of several months of online research as I aspire to install my first mobile audio system. I own a 2020 Jeep Gladiator, and so far, I’ve purchased the following: XS Power D4800 (3,000 amps) High Output JS...
  4. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    So I recently installed a JBL 602c in the front and the JBL 622 in the back with a Kicker 46CXA660.5T powering those speakers (2015 Subaru wrx) (No sub yet) I have had the sound system running for about a month and a half and had no problems, but I have run into one that makes no sense on what...
  5. General Car Audio Discussion
    I've been using Spotify for a while now and was pretty happy with it. Today, one of my coworkers wanted to show me some songs so they popped in their dead mouse CD and the songs had a lot more punch then what I was used to my system sounding like. I pulled up the same song on my phone and it...
  6. General Car Audio Discussion
    So I installed a Punch p3 to my DS18 1800w amp and tuned it to not blow the sub- but when I began driving- the power indicator on my remote turns off and flickers- I checked all my wiring and it is all secure and connected tightly- but when I press on the gas it turns on; when I roll the window...
  7. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi everyone this is my first post here on the forum. I would just like to say this now that I apologize for any dumb questions I might ask because it is likely there will be a few. That being said, I'll get started. Firstly, I want to ask if you guys think there was a noticeable problem with the...
  8. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello. I have an 04 Chrysler Pacifica which came with a stock amp and sub. They have been removed by previous owners. And what I was left with is a dual brand head unit. And an Axxess CHTO-02 wiring bypass box. This box is used to bypass the stock system so that the aftermarket HU will work...
  9. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi I'm new to this form but I need help. I bought a car a few months back with an aftermarket soundsytem. Worked great for a few months. Then the sub stopped working and I replaced it. Then I blew that sub. So I started doing research and found out all my settings were way too high. I went ahead...
  10. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I am planning to have two dvc 8 inch subs what are at 2 ohms each, Im putting them clamshell but I don't know how would I get them into 0.5 ohm.
  11. General Car Audio Discussion
    I’m trying to use a WM-LOCKN line output converter.. I can not figure out if I can use the lines off the factory sub ensted of the door speakers??? And yes it is a nicer converter with bass knob and needs to have its own power supply and all. So i figured it can handle The input off the factory...
  12. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    What’s up all. I’m in need of some help. I installed a mechman 370 in my 2018 f150. But now I’m getting the charging system light and my headlights are flickering even when everything is off in the truck. Also I connected my capacitor just so I could see the voltage and it constantly goes up and...
  13. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hoping someone within this community can help… I have installed the Sony XAV-AX1000 into my 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan GT. I have used the PAC RP4-CH11and Maestro AVCH1 for installation to maintain steering wheel controls and backup camera. I followed all instructions and successfully completed...
  14. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I am looking to add a powered 10" subwoofer to my 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDi SEL Premium with Fender audio system. I have a few picked out. Do I need to remove the existing down-facing mounted sub to use those wires to add it or is there a way to add the subwoofer without having to tear apart my...
  15. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have 2 12 inch phoenix gold xenon x12d2 already boxed ready to go but I am confused about which amp to get for them to run. I think I need 2 ohm 700rms 700watts? I dont know much about this stuff. Was wondering if anyone could help me out.
  16. DIY Music Forum
    I’ve had this humming noise in my audio system and I have ruled out that it’s not my grounds or my RCA cables picking up interference and my amp grounds are perfect But I have come to the conclusion that it’s my equalizer making the noise. I have it grounded to a good spot I just want to know...
  17. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi I have ran a line output converter to my amplifier my subs are working I have a four channel amp on the other channel I’m trying to run a PA horn but I’m getting no high frequency from my amp what do I do?
  18. General Car Audio Discussion
    We all know this post lol, the imbecile looking for how to wire a speaker. I install speakers for some friends and a little cash as a side job. The problem in this post is as follows: stock system wires for a 2 ohm dvc sub, buddy suplies 4 ohm svc, I automatically inform him, it will work, but...
  19. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys just building a new amp rack and noticed these gain settings set by my installer. Running an kenwood xr1001 1000w rms at 2ohm and 2x American bass 500w rms subs at 2ohms. I just heard many bad things about the bass boost and these settings gain being max basically and bass boost at 5...
  20. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello guys, yet another question from a newbie just looking to get some advice on which amp is better, the forum is alway a great help!! I’m looking to get an amp to power my front component speakers at 80w rms with passive crossovers but also I want it to have plenty extra power so I have...
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