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Kicker car amplifier power wire

Kicker car amplifier power wire

Top-quality power wire is an essential part of getting the best performance out of your amplifier. Check out this demonstration of Kicker oxygen-free power wire at the Kicker booth at CES 2014, and you can see just what you'll give up by going with lower-quality wire.

Installing an Adapter for your Steering Wheel Audio Controls

Installing an Adapter for your Steering Wheel Audio Controls

One of the problems with replacing your factory radio with a new receiver, is that those handy stereo controls built into the steering wheel won't work anymore. The way to solve this dilemma is to install an adapter for the steering wheel audio controls. Watch this video to see what's involved in the process.

Alpine Perfect FIT Factory Integration Adapters

Alpine Perfect FIT Factory Integration Adapters

Alpine's Perfect FIT system lets you install certain Alpine receivers while keeping your factory look and feel. The adapters are custom-made for specific vehicles, so your new Alpine stereo will blend in beautifully with your stock interior.

Posi-Products Posi-Twist Connectors

Posi-Products Posi-Twist Connectors

Posi-Product Posi-Twist connectors make doing the wiring for your car receiver installation a whole lot easier and more secure than old-fashioned electrical tape or soldering. How easy? Take a look at this short demo video to find out.

DIY  Removing and Installing a DIN Sleeve

DIY Removing and Installing a DIN Sleeve

Learn how to remove and install your new CD receiver's DIN sleeve in this Crutchfield DIY video.

Free Stereo Installation Gear

Free Stereo Installation Gear

Check out how the free installation gear you get with most car stereos and car speakers bought from Crutchfield helps you do your own installation. Our vehicle-specific instructions, wiring harnesses, adapters, and expertise will save you time and money, and most importantly, help ensure that you enjoy your gear for years to come.

Car Stereo Installation Tools

Car Stereo Installation Tools

Get a look at some of our favorite toys. This video showcases some of the tools and accessories that are frequently needed when installing car stereo equipment. It's not always easy to find these tools at the hardware store, and that's why we carry them.