Andrew M's 2007 Kia Spectra


Joshua Crane

Joshua honed his knowledge of home audio/video during an 8-year stint as a Crutchfield advisor. He can talk tech with the best of them, but he lives for the emotional experience of music. He brings that outlook to his writing and to his side gigs as a folk guitar player and music teacher. He stays active by chopping firewood and exploring our national parks.

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Items installed:

  • JVC KW-XC700 CD receiver
  • Alpine 6 1/2 type S components front panels
  • Polk Audio MOMO 6x9 in boxes in back
  • MTX Jackhammer Dual JH-55 subwoofers in vented box
  • Alpine PDX amp 800 watts RMS

Installation Description

After my original car system was stolen, I spent 3 days installing everything this time around. I had everything bought at the time of installation and starting with the wiring. I worked all the way to the deck.

Q&A Section

Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?


What's the first thing you show people about your installation?


Why did you choose these products?

Quality for the right price.

What was the most difficult part of the installation?

Hiding the wires.

What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?

FI BL 15" in vented box, 1600w amp RMS.

My 2007 Kia Spectra. My 2007 Kia Spectra.
MTX Jackhammer subwoofers. MTX Jackhammer subwoofers.
Alpine subwoofer amp. Alpine subwoofer amp.
Dynamat keeps road noise and vibrations at a minimum. Dynamat keeps road noise and vibrations at a minimum.

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