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Ok guys, as promised here's the RSX I did a couple years ago for my good buddy from High school.

The goal here: Build a decent/moderate setup, that looked nice but could be 100%HIDDEN. This guy's dad, who bought him the car, would literally murder him if he knew he put a system in it and how much he spent on it.Thus it had to be "STEALTH MODE".

To this day, after 2 1/2 yrs of his pops borrowing this car to go golfing, he still has no clue it's there. MIND you, the deck face was never there so he cant listen to it but it's pretty well hidden is all i'm sayin, as were my instructions.

He worked at Best Buy @ the time and supplied all parts via his employee accomodation. Here's what I had to work with:

Deck: Clarion VRX925VD indash DVD player

Front mids: Fosgate FNP 6 1/2" Component set

Rear Mids: Fosgate FNP 6 1/2" Component set (had to get a lil creative to mount em)

Subs: 2-Fosgate HE2 12's (D2's)

Sub Amp: Fosgate 501X

Mid Amp: Fosgate 401S 4 channel

The exterior pix of the car are just some that I found online cuz I didnt take any pix of the outside of the car while I had it (I should start). But it WAS Black, a type-S, had the big GROSS (IMO) Wing...

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-and stock everything else.

Here she goes:

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Front shot of one w/ no wing (non type S)

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Gauges ooooh...

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Here's his Clarion VRX925VD indash he had already when he brought it to me...

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Later switched to an Avic D1 and added the center channel for D5.1 surround.

Fosgate tweeters in the stock dash location

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I had to make 3/4" mounting rings for the front mid-woofers so the magnets would clear the window in the door...

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And they worked out

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The rears were a lil tricky just cuz there was no place for the tweeter, so it got surface mounted BEHIND the interior panel as you see here...

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I had to shave quite a bit off of the backside of the panel to open it up for the sound to get out but it worked perfectly and sounded really nice to my surprise (RF ftw i guess)

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I made sure to take this pic w/ the screwdriver pointing out the tweeter hiding behind the panel cuz otherwise you'de never know it was a comp set unless you pulled the whole panel which runs 3/4 the length of the car.stock look FTW.

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OK so here's the before of the trunk.

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So I tore that down to nekkid and started by maskingwith DUCT tape & foiling off the trunk area

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Layed a layer or 2 of resin/fiberglass/more resin

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http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box02.jpg

Pulled it out for some trimming

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box03.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box06.jpg

The trunk/tire well after I pulled the tub

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box04.jpg

I dropped it back in and realized I had needed the side parts to be ON TOP of the side panels not UNDER damnit!

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box92-1.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box07.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box08.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box8-1.jpg

So here we go re-glassin it ON TOP this time (re-mask/foil)

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box09.jpg

Then when I pulled it the 2md time I had this sexy bish

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box9-1.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box2-2.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box1-2.jpg

Ok so once that was all straightened out....

I made this frame/insert that I could mount the top boards to-

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box3-1.jpg

And I shit you not, 5 minutes after this pic was taken, I punched thru a thin spot in the fiberglass/bondo i was jabbing with 1/2" chisel and CUT A 2" GASH IN MY LEFT PALM!

******HOLY-I'M BOUT TO BLACK OUT F*CKING HELL!!!!********

That hurt.

I'd been staying up to work on this beezy trying to finish it within the 7 day deadline, and skipping meals, so when I lost that much blood I started gettin all tunnel vision

and had to take a break. In some of the next shots you can see the "bandage" around my left hand as i'm wiring it up...The show must go on yo.

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/wiring1.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box93-1.jpg

It was a rush wire job as it was deadline time and I was 2 days from being done on it but in the end I think it came out ok.

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box4-1.jpg

I threw together a lil cover piece for the middle to hide the wires

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/IMGP0614.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box6-1.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/box5-1.jpg

He took his floor carpet to a shop and had em sew it up pretty nice. I put some 1/8" plexi over the amps just for a lil protection and they didnt get warm at all under it

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/IMGP0608.jpg

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Subs sit 3/4" under floor level for clearence.

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/IMGP0615.jpg

Bass knob up front

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/IMGP0620.jpg

All done.

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/Done.jpg

Cover back in place so pops doesn't see whats underneath

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a68/CasperDaBoi/Projects/IMGP0607.jpg

I think thats it folks.

Lemme know what ya think.


COOGLE SAID:"bro thats how we got where we are... buy making messes ...... i still learn all the time you just gota be willing to ruck up some shit" "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." ~ Miguel de Unamuno"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man" -Elbert Hubbard"A proud man can learn humility...but he will be proud of that too" ~I forget who.I'm far from perfect and I know it better than anyone, but I hope to be good at what I do, when I do it...Installs I've done:My Integra: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3161The Lexus : http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=1535Law's Maxima: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5568&hl=Jeff's 2500HD: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5382&hl=Acura RSX-S: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3142Z-32 300zx: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=34602004 Civic 4dr: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=8190Trunk/Corner Box: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=16036&hl=1969 Chevy C-10: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=20319&hl=Seat-Back AMP-RACK How-to: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=9428&hl=Bunch of subs still for salehttp://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...l=lsn2meboom916"It's game night...we're playin......sex."~Quagmire"When disneyland started it was powered completely by orphan children running on treadmills to generate e-lectrissty…and today, them children are New York Yankees". ~Dale Gribble"Fill it with ice...then pour it up to the top of the ice...& Shut da Fu** up!" ~Urs truly.

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ouch on that gash

amazing work champ, very well done...nuf' said


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2007 Toyota Camry

19" VMR Rims

H&R Lowering Springs.

Magnaflow Exhaust System

K&N Air Intake

6k HID Projectors & Fogs w/ Black housed headlights.

Optima Yellow Top - Front. Kinetik HC 600 - Trunk

Kenwood KVT-617

Rockford Fosgate 3sixty.2

Rockford Fosgate T2001-BD - Sub Amp

Alpine MRV F-345 - Front stage

Front Stage - A pillars - Dayton Audio 4" mids w/ Vifa Tweeters

Front Doors - Vifa - 6.5" midbass 1" Vifa Tweeters

Subwoofers - 2x 12" Image Dynamics IDMAX - 2.91 cuft ported enclosure tuned at 25hz

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Thanks guys.

I forgot to mention-FREE LABOR on this one.

**Double ouch**


COOGLE SAID:"bro thats how we got where we are... buy making messes ...... i still learn all the time you just gota be willing to ruck up some shit" "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." ~ Miguel de Unamuno"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man" -Elbert Hubbard"A proud man can learn humility...but he will be proud of that too" ~I forget who.I'm far from perfect and I know it better than anyone, but I hope to be good at what I do, when I do it...Installs I've done:My Integra: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3161The Lexus : http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=1535Law's Maxima: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5568&hl=Jeff's 2500HD: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5382&hl=Acura RSX-S: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3142Z-32 300zx: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=34602004 Civic 4dr: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=8190Trunk/Corner Box: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=16036&hl=1969 Chevy C-10: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=20319&hl=Seat-Back AMP-RACK How-to: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=9428&hl=Bunch of subs still for salehttp://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...l=lsn2meboom916"It's game night...we're playin......sex."~Quagmire"When disneyland started it was powered completely by orphan children running on treadmills to generate e-lectrissty…and today, them children are New York Yankees". ~Dale Gribble"Fill it with ice...then pour it up to the top of the ice...& Shut da Fu** up!" ~Urs truly.

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Install looks nice and clean. Good job man. Can't believe his old man never knew that stuff was in there...LoL.

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Thnx Pokey.

Yea, the fact that I didn't have to raise the floor level at all + that lil rubber cover goes a long way in concealing what's underneath.

I liked how he still had essentially his WHOLE trunk left, and could roll around bumpin it even w/ stuff in the trunk no worries. I was pleased with the outcome and even got to enjoy ridin around in it a bit down in San Louis Obispo where he went to college (Cal Poly)

Some good times. Worth the pain for sure. 


COOGLE SAID:"bro thats how we got where we are... buy making messes ...... i still learn all the time you just gota be willing to ruck up some shit" "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." ~ Miguel de Unamuno"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man" -Elbert Hubbard"A proud man can learn humility...but he will be proud of that too" ~I forget who.I'm far from perfect and I know it better than anyone, but I hope to be good at what I do, when I do it...Installs I've done:My Integra: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3161The Lexus : http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=1535Law's Maxima: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5568&hl=Jeff's 2500HD: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5382&hl=Acura RSX-S: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3142Z-32 300zx: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=34602004 Civic 4dr: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=8190Trunk/Corner Box: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=16036&hl=1969 Chevy C-10: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=20319&hl=Seat-Back AMP-RACK How-to: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=9428&hl=Bunch of subs still for salehttp://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...l=lsn2meboom916"It's game night...we're playin......sex."~Quagmire"When disneyland started it was powered completely by orphan children running on treadmills to generate e-lectrissty…and today, them children are New York Yankees". ~Dale Gribble"Fill it with ice...then pour it up to the top of the ice...& Shut da Fu** up!" ~Urs truly.

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Thnx ffry.

Mission accomplished.


COOGLE SAID:"bro thats how we got where we are... buy making messes ...... i still learn all the time you just gota be willing to ruck up some shit" "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." ~ Miguel de Unamuno"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man" -Elbert Hubbard"A proud man can learn humility...but he will be proud of that too" ~I forget who.I'm far from perfect and I know it better than anyone, but I hope to be good at what I do, when I do it...Installs I've done:My Integra: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3161The Lexus : http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=1535Law's Maxima: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5568&hl=Jeff's 2500HD: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=5382&hl=Acura RSX-S: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=3142Z-32 300zx: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=34602004 Civic 4dr: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...?showtopic=8190Trunk/Corner Box: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=16036&hl=1969 Chevy C-10: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...c=20319&hl=Seat-Back AMP-RACK How-to: http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...ic=9428&hl=Bunch of subs still for salehttp://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/ind...l=lsn2meboom916"It's game night...we're playin......sex."~Quagmire"When disneyland started it was powered completely by orphan children running on treadmills to generate e-lectrissty…and today, them children are New York Yankees". ~Dale Gribble"Fill it with ice...then pour it up to the top of the ice...& Shut da Fu** up!" ~Urs truly.

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nice install, i miss my HE2s


2-DC 15XLM2 D.7s

1-DC 5K amp

(1) XS Power D6500(UNDERHOOD) and (1) XS3000(REAR)

3 runs 1/0ga for power and 2 runs of 1/0ga for negative.

(2)-RFT165s components, ...... 4 separate 1 inch tweetersRF T600-2(fronts) Punch 450.4(rear)

Audiocontrol 3.1.

DC power 260amp alternator w/MLA Module

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