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post #1 of 55
Thread Starter 
Is there one? If so, link me to it please. Just curious what fellow members have.

Car: 4 Door 98 Integra

My Gear:
Pioneer Head Unit with three 5 volt pre-outs. Can't remember the model (it's older) but it has that Organic Display with Dolphins as one of the screen savers. Nothing too high end but good for the pre-outs.

Front's are Focal 6.5" PolyKevlar's (Utopias were too deep) with extra insulation in the doors.

Powered by: MTX Thunder2300 - 2x150 watts

That is all currently.

I had 2 Boston Pro Series 12"'s as well but currently just the fronts. Also had a Soundstream (oldschool Reference 600watt 4 channel). MTX was powering the Subs and the Soundstream the inside speakers.


I'm not into Car Audio like I once was, but figured posting in this new forum.
post #2 of 55
Figured might as well reply..

Car: 95 2 door yukon..

Head Unit : Alpine 7969
Processor : Alpine H700
Tweeters : Morel Supreme's
Mid - Range : 4" Seas Lotus
Mid Bass : forget exact model.. i think scanspeak 18w/55w500 or someting like that
Subwoofer : JL 12 W 7


Amps...


Mid/Tweet : Arc Audio 4050
Midbass : Arc Audio 2100
Subwoofer : Arc Audio 2500

i think thats the most of it.. sounds pretty good..
post #3 of 55
Car: 05 Dodge SRT-4

HU: Pioneer DEH-P6800MP (XM radio)
Fronts: Infinity Reference 6.5"
Rear Deck: Infinity Reference 6x9
Amp: Alpine 400watt amp 2ch (Forget model number)
Sub: Alpine Type R DVC 12" sub in custom box

5th Gen IPOD with Pioneer controller
post #4 of 55
Car: 2005 Tahoe Limited

Deck: Kenwood ddx-8017
Front Stage: MB Quart premium 6 1/2 component set
Rear fill: Factory-- Bose
Subs: 2x JL 10w3 in custom fiberglass enclosure on side wall in rear.
Amp: JL Audio 500/1, JL Audio 300/4
Extra: Hooker 1 farad stiffening cap, Kenwood dva-4100 nav, hooker audio fuse/dist blocks
Interconnects: Monster
post #5 of 55
Thread Starter 
cool, thanks guys/gals. Some nice setups going on.
post #6 of 55
2005 Nissan Altima

Head Unit: Clarion ProAudio DRZ9255
Four RCA pre-outs @ 4v each [tweets, midrange, midbass and sub outputs], with dual 24/96 Burr Brown DACs and DSPs, with external DC/DC converter.
The head unit provides all the crossover settings and individual time alignment per channel
.

Amplifiers: Two Tru Technology T03 4.150 amps with Burr Brown upgrades.
8 channels of amplification at 150W+ each, all running full-range.
Amps installed in the wheel well in the trunk, losing the spare tire.

Front Stage: DLS Iridium 6.3 3-way component speakers
Tweeters installed on the A-pillars, with custom moulding to aim the tweeters for optimal soundstage width and height. Tweeters fire partially at the windshield and the dash.

Midrange speakers installed in the kickpanels with custom moulding to aim the speakers for optimal soundstage.

Midbase speakers in the stock door panels.


Sub: Single 12" Image Dynamics ID12v3D4 running in free-air and bridged mode, with back firing into the cabin.


All wiring and fuses: Stinger and Ixos

RamMat Sound Deadener on all interior surfaces.
post #7 of 55
2000 Nissan Max 5-spd

HU: Alpine 9813 (last model Alpine offered 4v preouts)
Amp1: RF Power 85x4
Amp2: JBL 1200.1 (1200x1 @ 1ohm)
Speakers: 6.5" Focal Polyglass Comps & Coaxs
Sub: 1st gen Elemental Designs 12a.22
MP3: 30gb ipod w/ kca-420i Alpine adapter
post #8 of 55
2001 Audi A6

Stock HU
MBQuart PCE-216s up front set up in component
MBQuart RCE-216s in the back set up coaxially for fill
JL Audio e4300 4 channel amp

...did I mention the custom amp shelf in the trunk of the A6??? Much tighter install than any install shop in the St. Louis area would've done...
post #9 of 55
Let us also post how we have the speakers installed, and some pics of the install if we can. It would be great to see how people have it setup.

I am updating my gear listing in the previous post with description of the setup, and will update it later with a link to the pics. It'd be great if everyone does the same by revising their posts.
post #10 of 55
2003 Infiniti M45

Pioneer AVH-P7800DVD w/ iPod, Bluetooth, Sirius, and Inno (aux connection)
JL Audio Evolution ZR on front, XR on rear, all on door panels
JL Audio 12W3v3 x 2
JL Audio 500/1, 450/4
Dynamat
post #11 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by raaj View Post

Let us also post how we have the speakers installed, and some pics of the install if we can. It would be great to see how people have it setup.

I am updating my gear listing in the previous post with description of the setup, and will update it later with a link to the pics. It'd be great if everyone does the same by revising their posts.

Here's a link to Audiworld where I posted the install of my A6:

http://forums.audiworld.com/audio/msgs/52347.phtml

Many pics of the install posted.
post #12 of 55
1992 VW Corrado SLC

most of this stuff i have had since my first car back in '97

Headunit/Changer:
Clarion ProAudio DRX-9275L
Clarion ProAudio CDC-1205

Speakers:
Alpine DDC-R13A Component (5.25")
Rockford Fosgate RFP-1212 (their first DVC! still bumps well)

Amplifiers:
Crossfire CFA-202
Crossfire CFA-602
post #13 of 55
Car: 2006 Black Sand Pearl 5-Speed Scion tC
HU: Eclipse CD-8445
Sub: Stereo Integrity Magnum D12
Sub Amp: Pioneer Premier PRS-X720
post #14 of 55
1994 Ford Exploder XLT

HU: Kenwood Excelon KDC-X790
Door Speakers: JBL 6" "plate speakers" W/ crossovers
Sub: 10" JBL
Amp: 500w Clarion

All speakers are "studio Refrence" speakers, my EQ is flat and sounds the way the radio station or CD was made to be. Sound quality is outstanding. I've had car audio SQ people sit in my truck and ask "where's all my gear".


There's a PC in there as well using an eclipse 7" touch LCD, which i really should upgrade to something VGA compatible. Nothing special.
post #15 of 55
Car 1997 Toyota Avalon XLS


HU Pioneer 9300

Front Speakers
Focal 3way polykevlar (can't quite remember the model)
6.5 inch in custom door box, tweeter and 4 inch in custom kick panels

Front Amp
Xtant x604 bridged for 2 channel output

Sub
Elemental Designs ed12a in small sealed box

Sub Amp
Xtant x1001

Optima Yellow Top
Plenty of Dynamat
post #16 of 55
1996 Nissan Primera

JVC Headunit - Can't remember the model

Amps
Monitor 1
~MK4.70 (Bridged to CDT's)
~MK2.120 (Bridged to Image Dynamics)

Processor
Precision Power
~PAR650

Mids/Highs
CDT Audio
~CL-63 Braxials

Sub
Image Dynamics
~IDQ10
post #17 of 55
It's been so long since I installed this stuff, but here's the basic rundown.

An Alpine head unit (4v preouts), kicker 6.5" components in the doors (R6s I think ... definitely not the newest ones), kicker 6x9s in the back deck for fill, a directed 4 channel amp, I believe at 100wx4, a directed mono (maybe it's 2 channels bridged, I don't remember) at like 1200w, and a Digital Designs 9515 15" sub in a big ported box ... really big. It's being a 195 amp alternator and 0 ag wire.

edit: oh yeah, the car is a 1999 oldsmobile alero 2 door.
post #18 of 55
hmm..okay i'll play

HU=7990
Proc=H900
Mids =6.5 SEAS Lotus Ref
Tweet=new SEAS Lotus Ref tweeter
Sub=12 SEAS Lotus (x2)
Frontstage Amp=TruTech B475 (upgraded with WIMA, AD chips, "the werks")
Sub Amp = TruTech H1
Wiring=Stinger
post #19 of 55
Headunit: Eclipse CD8052
Processor: Eclipse 39011 DSP
Front Stage: CDT EF61CF w/ Satnet 560 c/o.
Subwoofers: 2 Resonant Engineering 15" SE's, sealed @ 4cft
Amp Front: Concept 1004 bridged 200x2 @ 4ohm
Amp Sub: Concept 1200d @ 1ohm
CarPC: AMD 1800+, Gigabyte MicroATX, Inverter w/ startup/shutdown controller, Chaintech AV701 to processor via optical out, 512mb ram, 400gb HD

Probably going to be going with some Rainbow SLC 6.5's for Christmas.
post #20 of 55
My current vehicle (2004 Mercury Mountaineer) has the stock "premium" system which is not very good but gets the job done. I actually like the stock (made by Alpine) in dash 6 disc changer. The speakers aren't even component (where's the premium in that?), and the soundstage is stuck at ankle level. The factory sub is rediculous: zero accuracy, bloated mids but not enough lows... but it's still better than nothing I guess.

Some of my old cars have been pretty good though:

95 Civic hatchback - the "cheap" system
H/U: Pioneer Premier DEXP1R
Amp: Infinity Kappa 255A 5 channel class D
Front: CDT Braxial 6.5
Rear: Infinity Kappa 6.5 (very very low gain)
Sub: 10" Infinity Perfect

1997 Toyota Supra twin turbo - the "clean" system
H/U: Denon DCT-Z1
Amps: 3X Monolithic class A, 1X Monolithic monoblock
EQ: Zapco PX paragraphic EQ/crossover with PSI-HPSL Isolated Bipolar Power Supply
Front: Custom made 3way system using Soundstream SS8's in doors, Vifa 4" midrange, and Vifa 1" tweeter, with a custom crossover
Rear: none!
Sub: 2X Sony XES-L50 12" (yes at one time Sony made some very high end car audio stuff, MSRP was $750 each)


As much as I loved the Supra, my favorite system has to be the original, my first car:

1988 Civic Hatchback
H/U: Sony tape deck with 6 disc changer in the trunk
Amp: Alpine v12 600 watt
Front Pioneer 5.25 coaxial powered off the head unit
Rear: None!
Sub: 2X Soundstream Granite Pro 15" in a giant 4.5 cubic foot sealed box... this car was all bass with hardly any of that other stuff to get in the way.
post #21 of 55
2001 Chevrolet Silverado XCab
Head Unit: Kenwood Excelon KDC-X590 USB
Hard Drive: HP 80gb MyBook USB
Amps: Bazooka ELA300.1 Mono(Subs) & Bazooka ELA60.4(Components)
Front: Infinity Reference 6010cs(6.5 components)pair
Rear: Infinity Reference 6412cfp(4x6 components)pair
Subs: Infinity Reference 1040w(10")pair
Box: MTX Custom Underseat
Cap: Tsunami 1.2f

Nice clean system that still lets me use my truck as a truck and doesn't waste space.
post #22 of 55
2001 Impala

Panasonic dvd hu

Orion 2500d
Orion 400.2

Image Dynamics 6.5 Chameleon Components

Resonant Engineering SX 15s (2)
7 cube box, 30 hz tune, forgot how much port area I have

200 amp alt


I go back and forth between car audio and home theater. Both are major addictions. I just took a year off the car audio scene and am about to jump back in. Going to add 2 more 15s and put them in a wall. 14 - 16 cubes, 30hz tune, around 175 - 200 inches of port. It's not loud unless it's physically painful.
post #23 of 55
2003 Duramax Crew Cab

McIntosh head unit
McIntosh 100Wx4 amp
Alpine V12 500Wx1 sub-amp
Focal K2P 6.5 " fronts
Alpine Type R 6.5" rears
JL Audio W6 12" sub

The McIntosh gear is 9 years old and I still love it and will probably have it forever.

The Focal's are 1 year old and are incredible.

The Sub is 9 years old and still sounds pretty good but I'm thinking of getting a Hsu 12" to replace it.
post #24 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by str8line View Post

2003 Duramax Crew Cab

McIntosh head unit
McIntosh 100Wx4 amp
Alpine V12 500Wx1 sub-amp
Focal K2P 6.5 " fronts
Alpine Type R 6.5" rears
JL Audio W6 12" sub

The McIntosh gear is 9 years old and I still love it and will probably have it forever.

The Focal's are 1 year old and are incredible.

The Sub is 9 years old and still sounds pretty good but I'm thinking of getting a Hsu 12" to replace it.


Oooohhh.... nice! I was looking for one of those back in the day, ended up with the Denon which I was very happy with... but always kind of wanted the McIntosh anyway. Hang on to that thing!
post #25 of 55
Cheap setup in a '01 Kia Rio:

Rockford Fosgate Punch P2 10" sub
Rockford Fosgate Punch P2002 amp
Pioneer DEH-5500MP head unit
Pioneer TS-A1671R 6" 3-way speakers
Pioneer IP-BUS RCA input (for iPod)

No more upgrades until I get a new car.
post #26 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by briankmonkey View Post

Is there one? If so, link me to it please. Just curious what fellow members have.

Car: 4 Door 98 Integra

My Gear:
Pioneer Head Unit with three 5 volt pre-outs. Can't remember the model (it's older) but it has that Organic Display with Dolphins as one of the screen savers. Nothing too high end but good for the pre-outs.

Front's are Focal 6.5" PolyKevlar's (Utopias were too deep) with extra insulation in the doors.

Powered by: MTX Thunder2300 - 2x150 watts

That is all currently.

I had 2 Boston Pro Series 12"'s as well but currently just the fronts. Also had a Soundstream (oldschool Reference 600watt 4 channel). MTX was powering the Subs and the Soundstream the inside speakers.


I'm not into Car Audio like I once was, but figured posting in this new forum.

What's the point in putting extra insulation in the doors?
post #27 of 55
Daily driver:
BMW 520i
Clarion DRX9255EX
Eaudio 480 AB amp
Eaudio 280 AB amp
Arvus 5.25 inch components
Arvus 10 inch sub
(will be changing to clarion DRZ9255 once i get a new car)

SPL car:
Lada Niva
Pioneer minidisc headunit
2x Eaudio 3000D amps (similar to the SPL Dynamics 3000D)
2x Digital Designs DD9512 subs
(soon to be changed to DD9917)

Equipment in my closet:
Mcintosh MX4000L headunit
Clarion DRZ9255 headunit
Nakamichi TP1200 tuner/preamp/changer controler
Nakamichi MB100 changer
Nakamichi CDC100 cd changer
Nakamichi DAC101 dac
Nakamichi PA304 amp
Nakamichi PA301 amp
Nakamichi EC304 and EC204 electronic crossovers
A/D/S DAC44
Digital Designs DD9917 Sub
2x Transducers
And a whole heap more - realy should have a sell out sometime soon

On it's way:
Arvus 27 inch passive radiator

To the guys with the McIntosh gear - two big thumbs up. I used to own a MDA4000(dac), MC430(amp), MPM400 (meters), + an McIntosh cap to go with the MX4000L above. Only reason i sold was to buy a house.
post #28 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by rocko1290 View Post

What's the point in putting extra insulation in the doors?

Extra insulation in the doors helps to minimize vibrations of the sheet metal of the door, which generally results in unwanted harmonics and also helps to minimize the general "ghetto vibration". It also serves to tighten up the mid and lower frequencies. It is an absolute must for anyone serious about sound quality.

Quote:
Originally Posted by gooki View Post

Equipment in my closet:
Mcintosh MX4000L headunit
Clarion DRZ9255 headunit
Nakamichi TP1200 tuner/preamp/changer controler
Nakamichi MB100 changer
Nakamichi CDC100 cd changer
Nakamichi DAC101 dac
Nakamichi PA304 amp
Nakamichi PA301 amp
Nakamichi EC304 and EC204 electronic crossovers
A/D/S DAC44
Digital Designs DD9917 Sub
2x Transducers
And a whole heap more - realy should have a sell out sometime soon

Kewl stuff !!
post #29 of 55
Cool. I see quite a few of you have Focal components. I loved my polykevlars before one of them suddenly stopped working. I think I may have gotten water in the doors
post #30 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by briankmonkey View Post

Front's are Focal 6.5" PolyKevlar's (Utopias were too deep) with extra insulation in the doors.

How did you put the insulation in there? Did you put it inside the actual door, or did you just put it on the panel? How much did you use?

Did you use regular R-13 fiberglass insulation, or should you buy something like egg-crate foam?
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