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  • Birthday 04/02/1987

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  1. Your rear voltage shouldn't change a full 2 volts compared to the front. Sounds like you may be on the right path with your wiring. I would get another run of positive (and negative, unless you trust your frame grounds) from the front bat to the rear since 1/0 OFC is usually fused at 300 amps and your pulling more with that amp at 1/2; start from there. doesnt make sense to only have 1 run coming from the front battery to the back when you have 2 runs each going to the amp. Im wondering if your rear battery is choking cuz there's not enough current being provided from the front...thats probably whats causing the voltage difference...like others mentioned, the rear battery may also have an issue (possible dead cell?) The sub smell issue may be an entirely different thing...what are the specs of the box?
  2. complete shot in the dark, but Im saying old Crystals
  3. I need to buy a house. Neighbors in my apartment complex LOVE their surround sound and play it night and day, even after I've asked them to turn it down. Makes me want to say fuck it and run the Zv3 in my living room. Complete lack of consideration. This is why I hate people.
  4. Went to a best friend's wedding last weekend in Phoenix...just when the northeast is starting to get snow... my "compact car" I reserved... If it wasn't for family, I definitely wouldn't live up here.
  5. thanks man. Battery box is painted with high heat now. hopefully installing before the weekend
  6. battery box I plasma cut and a buddy at work bent for me. bus bars are almost done....just need to sand them down to 6-800 and clearcoat
  7. Those pictures make me think the box didn't survive the trip and the shipper just went wild with the tape...LIke you said, would be really interested to know if it left there facility like that. Id probably give them a call, send them the pictures/video and ask. I think every XS I've ever ordered has come in the manufacturer's box with styrofoam. Literally just got my D4700 yesterday; ordered from showtime (through ebay) and it came like that. Soon as I see it, I get the camera out. Thankfully, I've never had one damaged...but the syrofoam never survives in solid pieces.
  8. she's all built. The terminals took forever cuz I wanted them to look a certain way. unfortunately, may have to sell it before I run, but we'll see...
  9. my obsessiveness kicked in about 10 last night...I did it with a shovel.
  10. Saw this on their facebook page....always loved the death penalty, new surround looks cool too....Still want a 3rd gen with the STAR motor (I think it was the 3rd?).
  11. My DD amp's output is DOA....spent a few hours tweaking the wiring to fit before I knew. But at least I'll be getting a replacement.
  12. Make that a little more than $2000, Bunch of fucking scam artist. Happened to me the past 2 weeks.....except mine is 4400, broke a tooth that needs a crown, and 3 fillings. So much novocaine....thats what I get for not going to the dentist for 5+ years.
  13. build coming soon

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