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am i on the right track?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by sdc09taco, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. Jan 18, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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    sdc09taco

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    loving the new to me 09 access trd off road but the awful sound has got to go :(
    i plan on taking the "flux box" out and i don't see any speakers on the rear doors..i do plan on going through Crutchfeild for the rest of the system,been reading and searching this forum for 2 weeks now and im on overload or over my head....do i even need anything out back...the hu is here but no speakers yet.just looking for a simple system on a tight budget around 150 to 200$ for component that sounds good at low&mid range dbs
    this is what i had in mind,im unsure about a compact 8in sub :confused: am i doing this right? i sure would like your 2 cents on this and dollars are welcome too :cool:
    Pioneer AVH-X3500BHS hu


    Alpine KTP-445U Power Pack

    Infinity Primus PR6500cs for the front
     
  2. Jan 18, 2014 at 9:11 PM
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    I just installed the 3500 in my truck and love it. Speakers are next for me.
     
  3. Jan 19, 2014 at 5:40 AM
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    [​IMG] Focal Access 165A1 im thinking this might be it .deck and speakers,maybe a Sound Ordnance B-8PTddown the road...would you guys add anything to this? getting mixed reviews about the Alpine KTP-445U Power Pack
     
  4. Jan 19, 2014 at 7:14 AM
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    I would say don't do the power pack. If you're going to get an amp get a REAL amp that makes power. The Focal set is pretty nice. They are a very efficient speaker set so you don't need as much power to make them sound nice. Basically, they work well with limited power (but will still accept high power).

    I would tell you to get the headunit installed and the speakers. Then see if you feel like you need an amp. I would imagine you'll be fine as is. My recommendation though would be to install sound deadener in the front doors. Whatever you WOULD have spent on that little amp put it into sound deadener and it will make the midbass from the speakers really shine.
     
  5. Jan 19, 2014 at 7:20 AM
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  6. Jan 19, 2014 at 7:24 AM
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    There have been a lot of guys who have installed speakers in the back doors but from who iv talked to it's not really worth it. If I was to do a build over again I would buy a 5 channel amp so I could do sub and speakers. The focals you choice are a great set of speakers but you do want to amp them, if you don't your not getting what you paid for.
     
  7. Jan 19, 2014 at 10:51 AM
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    i was overlooking the deadning of the doors thank...
     
  8. Jan 27, 2014 at 1:53 AM
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    so the pioneer 3500 went in sunday,what a difference it made right out of the box,so far im loving it....the harness was all soldered and shrinktube,i also did the relay bypass but it started clicking loud like a mad beast :eek: so it came off and now waiting for the microbypass to shows up..i think the xm unit will go in also at some point..the mic was tricky fishing it but ended up above the steering colar..doing installs in the cold 16 degrees is not easy...so the speakers and deadning will wait till it warms up,at this rate maybe by aug :D
     
  9. Jan 27, 2014 at 6:18 AM
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    Yeah definitely wait till it's warm (or you have a warm garage) to do the deadener. It will get very stiff if it's cold. Make sure you clean the surface of the door with isopropyl alcohol before you try and stick anything to it.
     
  10. Jan 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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  11. Jan 28, 2014 at 3:08 PM
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    nope not yet, but i have already blown the passenger side speaker with the new hu :D i knew it wouldnt last long.wanted to wait till it warms up so i can deaden the doors at the same time......but now i may have to heat the garage
     
  12. Jan 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM
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    I have the same head unit....it made a huge difference.
     
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