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Hey guys! I am currently in the middle of my first complete system build, and I thought I'd share my experience thus far. I have been coming to this site for about three months now, but this is my first post of my build. I am 31 yrs old, and I have installed MANY small systems (subs & amps) in my days, but this is my first REAL system install. I have took my time, saved for months at a time, and bought everything BRAND NEW, mostly piece by piece, and stacked it into my closet until I have it all, which is now. But of coarse I couldn't wait to get started! So, I have done a few things, but the majority is under progress as I type.

But you gotta start somewhere, so here is what my car looked like last year, when I bought it. Pretty plain, but solid. And it was one owner, well taken care of. I didn't even like PT Cruiser's before I found this car. And for $2000, I think I have a hell of a start!

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Here was the first little system I threw in it. Everything was less than $100.00!

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And it actually bumped a little! Check out this video I made. Remember, it was almost a year ago, ALOT has changed!!!

UPDATE 3/6/11 Please keep reading, it gets a lot better after all the bs and arguing!

UPDATE wanna sneak peek at what's ahead if you keep reading?

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Kickin' Cruiser

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Dash, Door Panels,
4th Order wall 4 - 15's
on a DC 5.0K 2 DC 5.0K's


Solo X 15 (v.2) Sub Build

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Wow! Anyways, It didn't take long before things had to change! The first thing I bought was a new 12"Kicker L5, in the Kicker enclosure. I picked up a Kicker ZX250.2 that I THOUGHT would push it, but it wasn't quite enough! So I traded around for a Soundstream PIC 2.600 that did MUCH better! Then I added some Soundstream 6x9's to run off the ZX250.2. It really jammed, for a min! Here are some pics:

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And here is a little video of it bumpin!

Then I bought a Soundstream capacitor, and a 2 ch Soundstream amp. Then I blew a 6x9. Then I decided to go ALL KICKER!

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Kickin' Cruiser

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Stage 3
Dash, Door Panels,
4th Order wall 4 - 15's
on a DC 5.0K 2 DC 5.0K's


Solo X 15 (v.2) Sub Build

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So, I got a new head unit for Christmas. Its a Clarion VZ300 multimedia center. I LOVE IT! And since then the only other piece I installed was the in-dash monitor. Here are some videos & pics from both of these, as well as the switch I THOUGHT I had to have! (It's okay, I kinda like it now!)

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So far the Clarion, the 7" in-dash, and reverse camera is all I have pics of. Here is a lil video it playin.

More pics and videos coming soon, I promise!



Kickin' Cruiser

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Stage 3
Dash, Door Panels,
4th Order wall 4 - 15's
on a DC 5.0K 2 DC 5.0K's


Solo X 15 (v.2) Sub Build

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is that monitor not where the air bag is?

build looks like its coming along nicely- i've always had a thing for PT's


R.I.P!

(Nov-29-2009)

92 explorer

- 4 Atomic Apxx 15s duel .7s - 4rth order bandpass wall -4 powerbass XA-3000D's - 16 8volt batts wired to 16 volts - (9+/9-) runs 0gauge - 152.3 Db @ 29hz

current build

97 chevy lumina4 - 1 Atomic Apx 18 - 6 cube slot port trunk sealed off - 1 powerbass XA-3000D - 2 optima G31s in spare tire18 1 run 1/0

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is that monitor not where the air bag is?

build looks like its coming along nicely- i've always had a thing for PT's

Yep, it sure is! And the air bag is still there too! I had to cut the airbag frame a little to give it room, and rt now I'm working on fiber-glassing it, so that I can attach the monitor frame to the monitor. Kinda tricky, but pretty cool to me!



Kickin' Cruiser

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Stage 3
Dash, Door Panels,
4th Order wall 4 - 15's
on a DC 5.0K 2 DC 5.0K's


Solo X 15 (v.2) Sub Build

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Going to hurt like hell if (God forbid) you get in an accident with a passenger. :trippy:

maybe its just me, but imo thats dangerous to put that over the airbag.. :peepwall:


R.I.P!

(Nov-29-2009)

92 explorer

- 4 Atomic Apxx 15s duel .7s - 4rth order bandpass wall -4 powerbass XA-3000D's - 16 8volt batts wired to 16 volts - (9+/9-) runs 0gauge - 152.3 Db @ 29hz

current build

97 chevy lumina4 - 1 Atomic Apx 18 - 6 cube slot port trunk sealed off - 1 powerbass XA-3000D - 2 optima G31s in spare tire18 1 run 1/0

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