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  1. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have a dual 12" box under the rear seat of my truck. The box sealed with .71 cu.ft per chamber. my subs are 2 kicker compRs(500w rms) amp- 1000w rms(2000 max) @2 ohm max mounting depth is around 6in. I was looking to upgrade my subs to a higher quality and a little louder and was wondering if...
  2. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey guys, I want to do a simple speaker upgrade for my 2000 CRV. I already have a good enough for me Sony headunit as well as OEM tweeters in the front doors, however I still have the stock speakers in the front doors and the back. I want to upgrade the stock speakers but am not sure about the...
  3. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello all, this is my first time ever posting here so I apologize if this isn't the right section. I have an old alpine iva-w505 on my LandCruiser and wanted to know if there is any simple upgrade for the head unit that doesn't require me to rewire anything. I want Bluetooth functions and just...
  4. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello everyone, I am looking for some advise from people that really know what they are doing. I know this is going to be a long post but I would really appreciate some audiophile opinions on what to do with my build. First off a little about myself. I am definitely more of a bass head then...
  5. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello! A friend of mine has the above mentioned vehicle and has asked me to help him upgrade the sound system because it sounds TERRIBLE! He has a couple of Audiopipe 12s & a sub amp, but the mids & highs suck ass. He'd like to keep the factory head unit, does anyone here have any experience...
  6. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all, I just recently bought a new 2019 Durango and I want to transfer over my old sound setup as well as make more upgrades. I know there are a few threads on here I've researched but I'm still confused about a few things. First, I want to transfer over my Soundqubed 2200.1 and my Sundown Z...
  7. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi everyone. New here and have been reading a ton of topics for great tips and advice. I have been able to learn a lot, but still haven't found answers to some pretty specific questions I would love to get advice on. So, TIA for taking a look and your feedback. I have a 2014 Dodge Challenger...
  8. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have a 2018 Acura RDX (base trim - one LCD screen, no nav, etc) with the OEM speakers (6) and OEM rear hatch sub. Lately I've been feeling the itch to upgrade the audio. Nothing crazy, but I do want a solid sounding system. In the past I had an 03 GTI with JL 6.5s and a 12" JL sub that...
  9. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello, recently got into car audio things, and as my first subwoofer, bought "Alpine SBE-1044BR" 10'' 500W, now I kinda got used to it, and want some upgrade. And my question is - should I buy another one the same, or get something more powerful? Thanks. (:
  10. General Car Audio Discussion
    hey, im upgrading my amp to 1000 watts and running 4 ga wire, im gonna need a new inline fuse, my amp manual says recommended 80amp fuse rating, should i put exactly and 80amp fuse or would it hurt to use a 100amp fuse? which would be better to use
  11. General Car Audio Discussion
    hey i need help deciding on subs, i currently own a 12W6v2 running off a alpine mrp-m500, the sub sounds good and is loud but it just doesnt hit the way id like. My questions are 1. Will 2 10" W3v3 running 300watt rms each, be louder than 1 12" w6v2 at 500 watts?(both setups will be sealed) 2...
  12. General Car Audio Discussion
    I just picked up a good condition mac mc420 but it has original caps and I want to replace/upgrade them before install. I also have a zapco c2k 9.0 that won't shut off, keeps killing battery, that i need repaired. I hit up a few guys on here but nobody hit me back. I'd appreciate any active...
  13. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I just recently purchased a 2016 WRX and I have been out of the car audio industry for several years now. I am looking at upgrading the factory system, while retaining the OEM head-unit. The biggest problem with the system is the lack of power/volume, and secondly the non-existent bass. I want...
  14. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys this is my first post i'm not sure if this is in the correct section if not feel free to move it. I want to know what the community thinks my next step in my SQ based build should be. Currently i have a 99' Jeep Cherokee with the following mods: Kenwood BT958HD Hifonics BRX 1600.1d 2...
  15. General Car Audio Discussion
    Ok so I need some help. I have a 2002 Monte Carlo ss with the onstar and factory amp and I'm wanting to increase overall sound quality. I have no idea what's good anymore as I've not kept up with the audio world for awhile. I'm looking to spend around $2-300. I know it's not alot but that's what...
  16. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have recently installed (3 months ago) a basic system in my 2010 Honda civic (Australian model) which compromises of a mixture of new and old equipment. My system compromises of stock HU, Jl audio C2 600 splits up front, audio control lc2i converter, stock rear speakers, 4ch Kicker amp...
  17. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I'm currently running Rainbow SLX-265 Deluxe Components active for the front stage. Ive been considering an upgrade to the Audison Voce components, just wondering if anyone has had experience with both sets of speakers and can give me their opinion!
  18. OEM, ICE & Security
    Recently I downloaded the Advent upgrade, successfully ran the updates, but my unit now does not boot up. I did wait for all the upgrades to run 100%, and the unit started to shutdown and reboot as it was supposed to. Planning to go to back to the installer to fix, but has anyone else had a...
  19. General Car Audio Discussion
    I have an Alpine CDA-105 (essentially Alpine's entry level headunit) Since I bought it, I've added a JBL MS-8, Focal front stage speakers, and sound deadening. All of the high end receivers (such as the Pioneer Stage 4) promote their internal crossover etc controls. The MS-8 can do all of...
  20. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Long story short. I dumped my girl a few months ago and now I need a body massage. What subs do I need? I looking to upgrade my bass. Ive just got a planet audio ac4000.1d and installed it. Sure took my cracked little sony xplod sub to another level, but I want more. I'm looking at getting a...
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