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  1. JBL MS-8 Crossover Settings? - Looking for Recommendations

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi Guys, I am looking to properly setup my JBL MS-8 to the best of my ability. Sorry for my long first post, but wanted to provide as much info as I had available to me to get settings recommendations. I need to configure the crossover settings on my JBL MS-8 before doing the timing and...
  2. Critique My Build For My 2008 Honda Civic EX

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey guys. After months of research I've come up with this list of stuff. What do you think? Am I missing anything? Couple questions: 1. I plan on bridging the 4ch amp's rear channel to my sub. Is this an okay practice over a dedicated mono amp? This should give me 320w RMS @ 4Ohms to the sub...
  3. 2000 Ranger Single Cab 2x15 Polk

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    My rebuild of 2000 ranger single cab updating to 2 Polk mm1540dvc in an isobaric setup.
  4. Noob question regarding mids

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi there DIYMA, I give you fair warning, I'm new to all this stuff (probably obvious :D). Anyways, the setup: -98 Civic -Polk MM6501's up front -DXi690's in rear -Alpine MRV-F300 -Pioneer DEH-something HU The issue is the 6501's. They sound like crap - as if I put paper cups around the...
  5. Advice and opinions needed on new car audio setup!!

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi everyone, I am doing my first car audio setup. Installation will be done at a proper place since I don't want to mess it up the first time. I need help with buying new equipment and setting up the whole system for the best sound imaging / staging. What I have already bought: Head Unit ...
  6. 2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ Midbass Issue

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys, I've got an 01 Cherokee, and for audio equipment I have Polk MM 6501s in the front on a Soundstream REF4.760, crappy speakers in the back since they don't really matter, and a Sundown SA-12 on a Hifonics BRZ1200.1D. My issue is midbass. I just can't seem to get a good sound out of it...
  7. Advice with ms8

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm doing my first ever install...so far I have a sub and the ms8 installed.. Next step is to install new front speakers .. I have a used set of polk sr 6500s I also have brand new mm6501s and used db6510... I had bought the mm's then found the sr's and DBS .I plan to run active since I have the...
  8. Sundown SD-2 10" or Polk MM1040

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi there, Im looking for something to fit under a back seat in a truck. I am looking for 2 10" woofers. I have .5 cu ft for each. I was originally thinking of the SD-2 but I ran into the Polk MM1040 at a local shop but I haven't heard either one. What one should I go with? Would the Polk have...
  9. Another 8" subwoofer -help me choose thread

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey All, I have another thread for my box build going, but ran into a problem with the driver i was going to use... so, I'm posting this here for a wider audience.. here >> I knew it was going to be tight... but unfortunately the SA-8 v2 isn't going to fit in here (without me building the front...
  10. Best 4ch Amp For $300

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    My Current System: Pioneer DEH-80PRS Polk PA660 Polk MM6501 Polk DB691 Subs...irrelevant For some time now I've been looking to replace my current amp, the PA660. I bought it used, and it has quite the hiss even with the gains all the way down. I'm looking for something with a bit more power...
  11. Noisy Tweeters/ Low Volume Distortion

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Let me just start off by saying that this is my first post at DIY, and as such I may have put this in the wrong section. Please excuse me if that is the case. I have searched briefly for threads containing a similar problem, but came out empty handed. Nevertheless I may have missed something. If...
  12. FS: Polk, JBL, Boston Acoustics, MTX, Kenwood Excelon, Custom Jetta Enclosure, MTXBox

    Car Audio Classifieds
    For Sale 1. Custom Fiberglass MDF top for MKV 05-09 Jetta/GLI For 10" sub fits in trunk between driver tail light and rear wheel arch 2. MTX 10" Sub Box AND MTX Thunder 6000 10" Sub 4ohm SVC 3. Boston Acoustics RX57 5" 2-way Coaxials USA MADE 4. Polk Audio DX3055 5.25 2-way...
  13. Install tips/ tricks

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey so i'm relatively new to car audio and i am about to start a new install on my car. Im thinking of putting in Polk MM6501 Comps in a 2003 Volvo V70, running off a Pioneer AVH-6300bt (already installed) and running them off a Massive Audio Nx2. I also already run a Alpine Type X 12" off a...
  14. FS: SR6500 single woofer- FREE!

    Car Audio Classifieds
    SOLD Product Brand & Model: single SR6500 6.5" Woofer Condition of all items: Fair cosmetics, works fine Total Price: : you pay shipping Shipping Terms: : Actual shipping costs Pictures: - Unless you are a Upgraded member, or your last 10 iTrader feedbacks are positive, you must...
  15. FS: passive crossovers (pair) Polk SR6500

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Polk SR6500 passive 2-way Crossovers (pair) (no drivers) Condition of all items: Cosmetics=6.5 works 100% Total Price: : $80 OBO Shipping Terms: : your choice, actual cost. FedEx preferred Pictures: - Unless you are a Upgraded member, or your last 10 iTrader...
  16. Just built a new system, any comments?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I did a bunch of research through Google beforehand, but I didn't think to come here and ask the experts :drunk:! I have a small hatchback, a 1988 Toyota Corolla-FX, so I don't need a ton of power, but I want nice clear sound and healthy bass (for my price range). I'm not spending a ton of money...
  17. Help Me build system for our Toyhauler?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need to put a system in our Raptor toyhauler and wanted to put 2 marine grade speakers on the outside, 4 speakers on the inside, an amp to power them and an iPod compatible head unit. Any recommendations??
  18. Unique system configuration--which speakers/where?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    So while having some high-end components up front and a sub in the rear is usually a good way to go, my access cab Tacoma pickup does not have room for a sub without doing away with a rear seat (not gonna happen). As is, there is room for 6x9's (or 6.5's) and tweeters in the front doors, and...
  19. 2000 Wrangler install -- HELP!!!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Sorry in advance for the long post! :o I am installing a system in my brother's 2000 Jeep Wrangler after his Acura Integra had an unfortunate incident with a tree several months ago. Much to my chagrin, the Wrangler notoriously holds the award for worst in-vehicle acoustics and road noise. My...
  20. Apline Pro tweeters, Seas Mids, JBL amp, Polk speakers, etc... CHEAP!!!

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: 1. Alpine Pro tweeters, from the SPX-17PRO comp set 2. SEAS Prestige CA18RNX (H1215) 7" Coated Paper Cone 3. JBL BP300.1 4. Polk MMC460 4x6 Plates 5. Alpine SWE-1043 10" Sub 6. Kicker 10" grill 7. Stinger 17' audio and audio/video cables 8. Alpine PDX1.600M Condition of...
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