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Kia optima 2015 head unit
Hey I just had a quick question. I just bought a new kia optima 2015 and I need an aftermarket head unit as the stock head unit doesn't have the rca outputs for the amps/subs that I need. I want one that has that. And all of my steering wheel controls, antennas, usb/aux ports all run through the...
6 Hours Ago 02:29 AM
by Matt Jones
0 Deck Help
Bionic Arm Fail
LOL, reminded me of a Robot Chicken skit I saw once. XheqZdysK_Y
2 Days Ago 04:43 PM
by Chris from Washington
0 Off Topic
Dude from South Africa
Hi Guys Im Vince , from South Africa. Im here to learn learn learn. Car Audio is my new obsession. Its such a complex field. Overclocking PCs was a walk in the park compared to this Monster. :) ohh and I need to justify the money I spent on my gear that still sounds like sh*t .
4 Days Ago 04:57 PM
by Chris from Washington
1 Second Stop- Bio's & Pic's
car receiver stolen today, what can I buy that will just plug in?
Some gangbangers today entered my truck and stole my cd player because the shop doing work on my truck decided to ignore the lock function. I think it was a kenwood but I just bought the truck and can't remember for some reason. my goal: to buy the same model or a similar model where I can avoid...
1 Week Ago 12:10 PM
by Chris from Washington
1 Car Audio Discussion
Need help with amp setup
I just bought a 10 inch Alpine dual 2ohm type-r sub, 1000w rms 3000w peak, dual coil (2ohmsx2ohms) <---more or less what it says on the box. I also bought 2 two way speakers with these specs: Car Speaker Function Mid-Range Speaker, Speaker, Tweeter Size 6.5" Type Component Speaker...
1 Week Ago 02:11 PM
by ShaithMaster
4 Amplifier Help
Nexus 7 install sounds awful
Alright, so here's my setup... Headunit: Nexus 7. DAC: HiFimeDIY Sabre USB DAC ES9023 96Khz/24bit Amp: Pioneer GM-A3602 60W x 2 Car Amplifier Speakers: Polk Audio DXi651s 6-1/2" Slim Mount 2-way Speakers I got all of it installed.... And it sounds like shiiit. Tinny like you wouldn't... ( 1 2)
2 Weeks Ago 04:44 PM
by tssguy123
12 Car Audio Discussion
Anybody still have their old school car audio equipment?
Was cleaning out the shed, found a bunch of stuff I had put up there so many years ago. This was the very first amp I ever got, early 90's. Has a little built in amp on the side, if I remember it was supposed to put out 600W bridged. Cant' remember if that was max or not. Pioneer...
2 Weeks Ago 03:14 PM
by Chris from Washington
1 Car Audio Discussion
3 Weeks Ago 02:33 PM
by Chris from Washington
0 Off Topic
no budget ranger beater
I just picked this up for 300 bucks. It has a 2.9, 5 speed, 4wd. It has the stx package.... the motor is ticking, sounds like the lifters... still haven't dug into it... plan is to get it running good, toss on a 2" lift, cut the fenders all redneck like, and stuff some 33" tires under it... I...
3 Weeks Ago 05:01 AM
by Chris from Washington
4 Install Show Off

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Chris from Washington 05-04-14 07:59 PM
This tutorial is designed to help you build a set of kickpods for your car. This set is for my 3rd Gen Camaro, but you can use these steps to design some for any car. This is my first attempt at making kickpods, but I think they came out pretty good so I thought I would share. I have...
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Chris from Washington 04-24-14 02:09 PM
This tutorial will show you how to easily make various size speaker rings. Materials List: Plunge Router (I used a Sears brand, but the jig works with many different types) JasperJig 240 This jig makes life so much easier and gives you tons of options, it's a must have. 3/4 MDF Drill...
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