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Old 03-24-2015, 09:00 PM
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I run a single din media player head unit, running my mb quartz 6-1/2 rear speakers. i mounted my kicker 550.3 amp on the back of my 60/40 split. i used 6-1/2 mb quartz components upfront running off my amp. i have a 10" sub that im using too. the system sounds amazing. though do consider buying the spacers for the front speakers as my magnets hit my window so it didnt close all the way (about 1")
 
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Old 03-24-2015, 11:12 PM
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Hohoho
Lucky me

I guess im getting some android setup with a least wifi direct, NFC, o direct connect (you name it) so the work can be done on my cell if the unit itself its crappy processing high quality stuff like .flac or .mp4 .h264 etc
 
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:15 AM
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Tomorrow night is going to be system upgrade night.. Pulled my Alpine double din video unit and sold it on ebay, purchased a Clarion single din unit with 7" flip out tough screen w/navi and I picked up the video/navi bypass so I can actually adjust my navi while driving. Also going to dynomat the doors, and install focal component speakers in the rear doors. Just need to drill some small holes to flush mouth the tweeters in to the door panels. Just a quick FYI to anyone looking to mount a small amp, check and see if it will fit under the back seats. I have my sub amp mounted underneath the rear passenger side seat with velcro. With the seat folded down you can't even see it and the seat will fold up with out an issue if you remove the plastic brace from the metal piece that supports the seat while folded down. Definitely gives your car a "stealth" look when you are running amps and no one can find them lol.
 
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by h8rsama View Post
Hohoho
Lucky me

I guess im getting some android setup with a least wifi direct, NFC, o direct connect (you name it) so the work can be done on my cell if the unit itself its crappy processing high quality stuff like .flac or .mp4 .h264 etc
Just make sure the unit has bluetooth audio playback, it will play what ever you got on your phone.. nice and simple ;-)
 
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Old 03-26-2015, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
Just make sure the unit has bluetooth audio playback, it will play what ever you got on your phone.. nice and simple ;-)
sure, bt streaming is a MUST these days. Ty
 
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:19 AM
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If any of you guys are looking for some additional stereo equip (radio, amps, subs) I posted a list of stuff I have for sale in the classifieds section ;-)
 
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
If any of you guys are looking for some additional stereo equip (radio, amps, subs) I posted a list of stuff I have for sale in the classifieds section ;-)
You could paste the link in here....just saying...

let me check
 
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:44 AM
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Haha, here ya go:

I have a list of stereo equipment for sale, some will be free shipping, some won't because of weight/size. Deals can be made for combo purchases!

Radios)
Alpine CDE-HD138BT - CD/MP3/Bluetooth audio & phone - remote - $100
JVC Arsenal KD-A735BT - CD/MP3/Bluetooth audio & phone - $50

Subwoofers)
JL Audio 10W3v3-4 - 4 ohm 500watt - $150
Kicker 10c104 - 4 ohm 300 watt - $50
Polk Dxi104 - 4ohm - 500watt - $50
Enclosure for 10" sub, will take up less then half of a Fit trunk - $50
JL Audio stealthbox for 01-03 Civic coupe - $100


Amps)
Alpine KTP-445A (only works with Alpine radios) 45X4 - $75
Pioneer Premier GM-6150f - 600watts [email protected] - $100
MB Quart Q4.150 - 880watts [email protected] - $150
MB Quart ONX1.1000D - 1000watts [email protected] - $100


I would prefer to sell the Alpine radio and amp together since they match up perfectly, you can add 45 watts to each of your internal speakers with out having to run any additional wires.. Will sell as a package for $150


Shipping cost will depend on whats ordered and where you live, I'm in Jersey so if you are close arrangements can be made to meet up.


Feel free to hit me up with any questions or offers, pics are available upon request.
 
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Old 03-26-2015, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
Anything aftermarket (Alpine, Pioneer, Kenwood, Rockford, Polk, etc) will be an upgrade over your stock speakers. What you need to look at is the RMS, if you are only powering the speakers with your headunit then you want something in the 35-50 watt RMS range. Anything more then that you won't have the power to really push the speaker magnet. I'm running Focals in my doors which are rated at 50 watts RMS using an Alpine amp that pushes 50 watts so my music is clean and clear.
where did you go in terms of placing your amp and running your wires?
 
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:55 AM
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My amp is actually velcroed under the rear passenger side seat, so the wires are run underneath the side floor panels. If your amp is small enough, I highly suggest it.
 
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:59 AM
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So I finally finished installing my new head unit and rear component speakers, and I must say I couldn't be happier. Some if the wiring was a pain in the butt, but it's expected with this kind of thing.
This is how it looks in "stealth" mode lol:
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
And this is how it looks in not-so-stealth mode:
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
I drilled a big enough hole in the rear door panel to flush mount the tweeters, definitely like how they came out:
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
 
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Old 04-06-2015, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Bogdan View Post
where did you go in terms of placing your amp and running your wires?
Here's some pics of how I mounted the amp..
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
 
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
Here's some pics of how I mounted the amp..
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]
[IMG]https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/[/IMG]

That's an awesome setup!
 
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Bogdan View Post
That's an awesome setup!

It definitely is, no random wires sticking out, no trunk space being used, and I don't have to worry about it being kicked by someone in the back.. I highly suggest it if your amp fits ;-)
 
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Old 04-08-2015, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
It definitely is, no random wires sticking out, no trunk space being used, and I don't have to worry about it being kicked by someone in the back.. I highly suggest it if your amp fits ;-)
no amp (Yet)... but with this clean setup, definitely tempting now
 
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Old 04-08-2015, 07:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Bogdan View Post
no amp (Yet)... but with this clean setup, definitely tempting now
If you are looking to amp your internals and sub, most 4 channel amps are massive, so if you are worried about space you may want to look in to some of the smaller amps that are out there. I use the Alpine KTU-445U, it puts out an additional 50watts per channel, wires in to your existing wiring harness (no extra wires to run), and it will tuck in behind your dash (mine is zip tied behind my glove box. Then you just need a small sub amp which can be mounted under the back seat and you are all done.. everything has amp power and none of the amps are sticking out ;-)
 
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Old 04-08-2015, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by cnordt24 View Post
If you are looking to amp your internals and sub, most 4 channel amps are massive, so if you are worried about space you may want to look in to some of the smaller amps that are out there. I use the Alpine KTU-445U, it puts out an additional 50watts per channel, wires in to your existing wiring harness (no extra wires to run), and it will tuck in behind your dash (mine is zip tied behind my glove box. Then you just need a small sub amp which can be mounted under the back seat and you are all done.. everything has amp power and none of the amps are sticking out ;-)
Good stuff. thank you so much
 
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:18 PM
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Some slight modification required



 
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:32 PM
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That looks like a kit I saw at a roadster show, they had a surround for many vehicles, and then the Radios came with custom fronts to match the vendor of the car. They looked pretty good for a "fits darn near anything" outfit..
 
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Old 11-26-2015, 02:28 AM
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It's nice to see another owner that put components in the rear doors too. I didn't do it for me. I did it for my passengers to get the same imaging front pax do. But I have a question. Why not put the Dec on the top. I had a fold out 15yr ago but was told from the start that the deck would be on top. Here's why. If the screen is out, you never know if a coin or a screw flies out and get dislodged in the tray the screen retracts in and becomes jammed on the penny, quarter, screw, or food. Btw that wouldn't be a warranty fix from the clarion, Pioneer, JVC, etc. Just some food for thought.

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