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  1. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I'm new on here and this is my first post. And I'm posting because I've put together an install in a 987 Cayman and can't get rid of a terrible alternator whine. How terrible? Terrible such as to make the system unusable - it's loud. This may be a long post with quite a lot of detail but I...
  2. Equipment Repair and Modification
    Hi guys, not sure where this post belongs, figured I'd try here. So I have an 01 WRX, with a pioneer headunit installed by the previous owner, there is no amp at this stage. I believe the unit is an AVH-X2600BT, or something very similar from pictures I can track down. I began to notice the...
  3. General Car Audio Discussion
    Alright, so I'm new to this forum, but I'm not exactly new to audio. Running three-way active off the 80prs, old school phase audio mids, vifa xt25 tweeters, IB jbl w15. The thing is, I have ridiculous alternator whine. I don't know how to track it down - 1. I had diode ripple in my...
  4. General Car Audio Discussion
    Lots of research and I can't find any ideas-might just be obsessing. Installed a new Clarion 702 with PPI i520.4 (under front passenger seat.) Grounded headunit to eliminate minor static in speakers. Amp grounded to same location as OEM amp but I sanded down to bare metal-was painted.)...
  5. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Alright folks, I've been messing with car audio for a while now, but my alternator whine has me stumped. The situation is as follows: The car is 1996 Honda Accord 2.2L I have two Boston Accoustic GT series amps feeding front comps and rear coaxes. I also have one Alpine MRX-M240 for the subs...
  6. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Alright, so I just finished adding a new amp and rewiring a few things. I have a boston Gt2200 for my front comps and now a newly installed boston Gt2125 for my rear coaxes. After connecting the rca's to my rear amp, I get very noticable alternator whine and other noise. The noise is only...
  7. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Please help me diagnose and correct this alternator whine. I am somewhat of a noob, so please be gentle....... Car: 2001 BMW M5, battery is in the trunk Setup: Kenwood DNX9980HD (double din GPS, top of the line a year or so ago, recently bought used for a reputable person), JL HD900/5...
  8. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, This is going to be a long first post. I have a 2004 Honda Accord. I originally had my sound system installed at an installer near my house. the system was -Alpine SPS-600C -Alpine SPR 6x9 -JL Cleansweep -Sound Ordnance M-4075 -JL 12W3v2 -JX500/1 This system had a little bit of...
  9. General Car Audio Discussion
    Just getting a new KDC-X994 into the dash with a Metra 99-3303 kit. While I was waiting for the kit I had the HU in the back connected with the amps and cross-overs sharing the same ground and power connections, etc. As soon as I moved it up front I noticed an increase in hiss (I never heard...
  10. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    i need to get rid of this. dont no what to do i changed my ground to a 4gauge now and sanded down to bare metal any ideas?
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