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Boom Box ( List)
So heres specs on the Box.
Vb= 1.68 cu ft per woofer
Fb= 27.53 Hz
F3= 30.71 Hz
I bought all my parts from Parts Express. Box design was using BassBox Pro.
(2) Dayton Audio DC200-8 woofers
(2) Eminence Alpha 4-8 - 4 inch midrange
(2) GRS ITDI -8 - 1" Tweeter
Dayton Audio KABD-4100 Amp. According to Parts Express it should do 37watts RMS x4 into 8 ohms
(2) Dayton Audio XO2W-3K. 3K Hz crossover for the high end
Dayton Audio KPX DSP programmer for the amp just using it to crossover the woofer right now
Boom Box ( Intro)
My car audio install will be fiberglass A pillar pods with MB Quart 5 ¼ Components and custom door panels with MB Quart 8" as mid bass. its been 20 plus years since Ive built pods, so I thought it to be smart to practice first, hence the Boom Box.. Its a 28" tall x 44" wide x 7" deep enclosure with an iPad as a head unit. Let me know if you want to see the build with full details.
So this Insight has almost 200k miles on the odometer, and the drivers seat was showing some wear. Since we have a parts car sitting right in front of it, with only 100k miles. It just makes sense to swap out that seat! So I did just that!
Sunrise Village Car Show - August 2023
I participated in the Sunrise Village car show over the weekend. The weather couldn't have been better, and the turnout was truly impressive. I captured plenty of videos, and I'll be sharing them throughout the week as I finish editing. Stay tuned for some exciting car show highlights!
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This is the final video from the show, hope I was able to get everyone.
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Cleaning under the hood
After dedicating considerable time to meticulously cleaning the exterior of this Honda Insight, it dawned on me that I hadn't taken a proper look beneath the hood, aside jump starting it. I decided to open it up and quickly realized that this should have been my starting point all along.
I grabbed a rag and a vacuum, meticulously removing pine needles and debris, then proceeded to apply a thorough cleaning solution. With a bit of elbow grease, I diligently wiped down every surface.
It's truly remarkable how a modest amount of effort can significantly enhance the overall appearance of your vehicle.
New Wheels, why not?
So we actually have 2 of these Insights, the other one doesn't seem to run well and is not charging the IMA battery. So I'm pretty much considering that a parts car at this point. But it did have some nice new wheels on it, so time for the old swap-a-roo.
This poor car is starting to look a little better, well better in the sense it's doesn't look abandoned. But it's still a Honda Insight after all lol.
Still working on the paint too!
Restoring the paint
The paint's condition is quite deteriorated, evident after the initial cleaning. To address this, my first step was using a clay bar on it. The paint's texture was notably coarse due to years of outdoor exposure, leading to various debris adhering to the surface.
The application of the clay bar yielded remarkable results, significantly enhancing the paint's smoothness. The transformation was truly impressive, considering the rough, sandpaper-like texture it exhibited initially.
In the next phase, I'll utilize a polishing wheel to enhance its gloss. The accompanying image depicts the application of the clay bar on one side of the hood. Notably, the driver's side already exhibits a slightly more lustrous appearance, displaying a reduction in fading.
Cruise Puyallup August 12, 2023
Here are some videos from the August 12, 2023 Cruise Puyallup, what a great night. So many people turned out again for this, and the weather was again great for it.
More videos to come.
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At least the dash is cool looking
Has a very 80's digital dash look to it. Not sure why Honda went this route, like this totally looks like the starship dashboards from the 80's. But I actually like it. Cool to see them again.
How she came home
Evidently, this car seems to have been parked beneath a tree for the last five years, as it was covered in needles and sap. Thus, the initial task involved a thorough cleaning to rid it of this debris.
The transformation resulting from this seemingly minor effort is truly remarkable, significantly enhancing its overall appearance.
Moving forward, my next endeavor will involve paint restoration in an attempt to restore some of its lost luster.
Sunrise Village Cruise-In 7-22-23
Was up in the South Hill area this weekend visiting my parents, and we stopped over to check out the cruise-in at Sunrise Village.
Here is a quick video from the event!
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Stage 1: Re route my HID headlight wiring and install HID fog lights. Going to try and hide everything so looking under the hood you would never know it was aftermarket lights, as well as move my OBD port. I installed a chip tuner and cant put the fuse box cover back on the way it is.
Stage 2: Install remote start. I chose one that would work with my factory remote, didnt want to have 2 remotes. Push the lock button 3 times on the factory remote to start the vehicle, only down side, you have to use the key to open the door when its remote started.
Stage 3: Car audio install. Way too much to say here, so I will post builds during the process
Im also looking into an LCD rear view mirror and thinking about painting my brake calipers red.
Cruise Puyallup July 8, 2023
The Cruise Puyallup event is in full swing, and we had an amazing turnout for the July 8th cruise! I managed to capture a wealth of footage that I'm currently sorting through and editing, so don't forget to check back soon for the updates.
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