Car Audio Installation
General Car Audio Installation
|| Main options and features available for head units and CD
changers. Factory head unit upgrades.
||How to remove trim rings, consoles, dashes, seats, door panels,
rear decks, kick panels, etc. Also instructions to fix broken or cracked panels
||Adding damping materials such as sprays, Dynamat, foams, etc to get
rid of road noise and rattles. Step by step instructions to add damping (both spray and
liner) to doors, also read Trunk Rattles.
Car Stereo Speakers, Subs & Custom Panels
|| Different types of speakers and applications. Power
|| Series and parallel wiring diagrams and formulas to obtain
maximum power output from your system.
|| Instructions to build subwoofer boxes. Materials,
bracing, finishing techniques.
|Sub Box Calculator:
||Figure external box dimensions from measurements, required internal
volume and wood/plexiglas thickness
|| Step by step instructions to make your own Fiberglass kick
|| Instructions, materials, safety, and general steps for
||Step by step instructions to build your own custom panels. A list
of most common materials used
Car Audio Amps, Electrical Upgrades
||Amplifier installation and wiring. Power wiring gauge chart.
||Instructions to eliminate the dreaded alternator whine that
squeezes through audio systems
||Adding a relay to your head unit's turn on output. Needed
when you have to turn on many components or adding neon lights, fans, etc.
Car Audio Crossovers, Installation & Tweaking
||Instructions and tips to design and build custom passive
crossovers from scratch.
||Calculate capacitor and inductor values for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
order crossovers. Impedance stabilization circuit calculator for a smooth woofer response.
||Equalizer mounting and installation. Tips to properly setup
||Checking speaker polarity, adjusting amplifier gains, equalizers,
crossovers, etc. for best and loudest sound without distortion