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  1. FS: RCA inserts for balanced line to RCA inputs

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Hello everyone! For those who are using small speaker or signal wire to run a balanced signal to DIY RCA plugs and do not want to have loose wire swimming around inside the RCA, I make insert adapters that will clean up your installation. They are 3D printed using ABS to withstand the...
  2. JBL MS-8 Camaro6 Installation

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I am looking to install a JBL MS-8 into my 2017 Camaro. My model does not have any amplifier in the trunk like many do, so I'm having trouble determining the best location to tap into the speaker wires. I'm thinking of trying to access each speaker individually and extending the speaker wire to...
  3. Honda Accord 2013-2017 (9th Gen) Stereo install Kit

    Hi all, This is for all the Non-Touchscreen Honda Accord 2013 to 2017 owners that are disappointed with the factory sound system. After owning a 9.5th Gen Accord and trying the Metra 99-7804b kit with no success, I decided to make my own solution and offering it to any user that wants to...
  4. Remote Turn On Lead Not Working

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all, I just installed my first sound system over the weekend. Aftermarket radio, front component speakers, an amp for the speakers, and an under seat powered subwoofer. When I turned my car on after the install, the radio turned on but the amp and sub did not. Here is what I have done so...
  5. Would love some advice/assistance on complex new install

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hiya guys! Boy do I miss forums like this one. I used to spend a tonne of time on forums back in the day and the people I met we're all wonderful people. Am looking forward to many enlightening discussions with you :) I want to run by my install today with you and ask if anyone can see...
  6. 2012 BMW F30 - Hybrid Audio DIY Install

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Hi everyone, This wants to be a journal of my install and also a place where to get help since i do this as a DIY project. Also note that it may be slow since I do have a day job and I'm doing this in my little spare time. This was also my first contact with fibre glass and resin so excuse my...
  7. Installing stereo and amp

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I am trying to install an Alpine 445u amp with a new Sony stereo. I have found all sorts of diagrams online for this seemingly simple installation. But, I am confused about how power gets to the stereo! The diagrams show power going to the amp, speakers being attached at the amp, the blue...
  8. New member needing help

    New Member Introduction
    Hey Everybody , came across this forum on google and was hoping i could get help and learn alot from the people on here , im a do it yourself enthusiast , i feel satisfied doing all my car stuff myself , i dont want to go and pay someone else to do it for me , id rather do it and learn , so...
  9. SQ budget install advice

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello forum this is my first post. I have learned a great deal on this forum its about time i start a thread lol. Below is a list of the current equipment i own i need advice on which drivers to install and wether to run active or not.(active capable HU,and amp). Also wether to run sealed or...
  10. Fabrication DIY Advice

    Fabrication, Tools & Tricks of the trade
    Hey guys looking for guidance and direction for a killer idea I have! Just bought a 99 Silverado and I am doing a complete audio overhaul on a budget. I am replacing all 4 speakers and the head unit. Where I need the help is with custom installing a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 into where the cup...
  11. Pioneer FH-X720BT in Fiesta MK6 (2008)

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi, I'm looking to install a Pioneer FH-X720BT in my Fiesta MK6 (2008). A fascia and cage some supplied with the head unit. Here're the other parts I believe I need: Shopping Basket | Awesome Screenshot Please can someone advise on if this is correct?
  12. 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...
  13. Focal Speaker Popping noise

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I have a friend who just bought 2 Focal component speakers. They have a built in crossover so it appears that there are only wires to hook up and nothing else to worry about. Whenever they are turned up to what I feel like is about 75% volume they start popping. They are rated at 70 watts rms...
  14. 2008 Mercury Milan

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Equipment choosing thread: LINK Hello everybody! I have a 2008 Milan, 6 speaker without SYNC. The plan is to make this a straightforward as possible: 1) Install head unit ----1a) position microphone ----1b) figure out Google Now + bluetooth 2) Run RCA, power, speaker wires 3) Install door...
  15. 2010 Audi A4 recommendations on Setup

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I recently purchased a new car and was looking for more input on the setup, I have a 2010 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus with Frontrac. Considering the current setup I will keep the factory radio system (heard some aftermarket factory upgrades from ebay were defective). From my previous car I...
  16. Focal Utopia Be looking for new 6.5

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hiyall Im running focal utopia be 4 way active, the beryllium tweeter, 3w2 mid, and current the 6w2 mid, was looking at replacing it with the 6w3 (which its supposed to be) however Ive got a chance to make a direct trade on just about any 6.5 I want! So, the 6w3 was going to give me a bit more...
  17. Pioneer p99rs single din trim, universal??

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hiya, dont have the trim for my p99rs, can any universal single din trim do? Would like a nice polished black metal one. cheers!
  18. Piomeer p99rs TA and sound stage questions!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    (big appologies for the typo in the heading) Hello all, ok, pioneer p99rs owner here, brand new, running focal utopia 4way active. Mid/tweeter in pods above dash, mounted vertical, off axis, left aimed and centre of right seat and vice versa. (Admitedly not a calibrated install) Auto TA is...
  19. p99rs factory crossover points?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Heya guys, Ive hooked up a 4 way active setup to my p99rs, all focal utopia, atm we're having difficulties getting into the audio options menu (May have grounded the door wire so ATT is on all the time, locking me out of all audio settings ie crossover, ta, eq etc) my amps filters are on atm...
  20. Pioneer p99rs ATT problem!!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Guys my new pioneer p99rs is stuck on ATT, I don't have the remote and can't find anywhere to turn it off :/ if I try and go into audio and ATT flashes! What's going on really need help!