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The start of a build - Head unit in place - More to come!

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by mattg43, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Mar 6, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    This was from my previous truck, so already has the PAC-TR7 in place, added a steering wheel interface to use factory steering wheel controls:

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    GPS and bluetooth mic were ran behind the glove box. GPS antenna:

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    Bluetooth mic was ran up along the passenger a-pillar trim, under the headliner, and out the other side. (note the light spot is from a flashlight to get the camera to focus properly with the light in the background) Mounted here:

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    I wanted the ipod cable to charge my iphone (5v charging) so I ordered a cable that reduced voltage for charging, and have that installed here:

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  2. May 10, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    You should finish this. I'm excited to see everything. Audison bit1 iirc from another post? :jerkoff:
     
  3. May 14, 2012 at 4:26 AM
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    I switched from the Alpine W200 above to a Pioneer Z110BT some about a month after I posted this start. I moved the Mic from the location listed, as well as moved the GPS antenna under the dash.

    In Oct 2011 the truck was broken into, and they stole the head unit.

    My insurance did not have coverage for aftermarket stuffs, so I got some cash for factory replacement, and then installed the x930bt.

    I miss the larger screen, but not enough to worry about it.
     
  4. May 14, 2012 at 6:07 AM
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    I didnt take pictures like I should have...:annoyed:

    Ill see what I have on my phone.

    X930BT head unit

    DIY interconnects throughout (61801ex with NYS373 connectors). Single output pair from head unit to Audison bitone.1 under passenger seat.

    6 output channels from Bitone to amps -
    * JL XD 600/6 for the front - 2 channels for tweeters, 4 channels bridged down to 2 for the mids (75x2, 150x2 (8 ohm))
    * JL XD 600/1 for subs

    Mids - Exodus Anarchy 180mm (7")
    Tweeters - CSS LD25X
    Subs - JBL GTO804 - Pair

    Drivers are in stock locations in door. MDF adapter for tweets, 1 3/8 baffle thickness for mids. Ugly but effective.

    Sub box is behind passenger seat in the DC. It is 11" tall, and fits under the support bar across the back of the truck. The amps and distro block are mounted on a MDF board that attaches to the sub box, and sits above the sub box.

    Deadening done with Sound deadener showdown products.

    4 ga wire from battery to Streetwires CBR44m distribution block. This covers both pos and neg distro block.


    When rear seats are up, you cannot see anything out of place or aftermarket looking beyond the head unit.
     
  5. May 14, 2012 at 7:38 AM
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    Beautiful selection of products. Are thinking about relocating the tweeters?
     
  6. May 14, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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    Yeah, I already bought an extra set of sails/mirror trim panels to move them up there. I also have some Alpine Type X (vifa) ring radiators, a set of LPG NFA25 tweeters, and a set of the Morel made Xtant tweeters to play with if needed. so I may change later, but wont mess with sails until I am certain of the setup.
     
  7. May 14, 2012 at 10:49 AM
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    Cool. I moved my tweeters to pillars and im never looking back.
     
  8. May 14, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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  9. May 14, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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    I have already had a break in, and I am worried about another (at work, middle of the day - Cameras + patrolling security, with witnesses driving by). I have a hard time moving to anything showing audio - I have had tweets up there in other vehicles, and know the limitations, but its really down to "live with the limitations, keep the gear", or "best sound, paranoid".

    Not sure which way to go just yet...
     
  10. May 14, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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    My cars with DVD players would get stolen all the time. I know this thing is cheezy looking but since I bought one, I never had anyone steal my deck again. Even one time someone broke in, stole everything out of the car but didn't touch the deck.

    Also the best tips to not get your stereo stolen is don't advertise it. I have buddies who pull up to see a movie blasting their subs. To me that saying "I have an amazing sound system and won't be around for 2-3 hours, enjoy it!".. Anywhere you are going to park, don't bang the stereo at all.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dummy-Secur...n_0&hash=item4ab73774ce&vxp=mtr#ht_5448wt_858
     
  11. May 14, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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    Nice item in the link.

    I dont advertise/show off/bump around stuff, but good advise for those that do...

    At the time, the only thing in the truck was the deck, subs were installed but not hooked up.

    It was at work, and I never crank it around here. Police think they know who did it (they say), but no other info ever came of it. Smash and grab, in and out under a minute, at lunch time, with people driving by, and the alarm going off... :
     
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