Jake A's 2001 Ford Supercab F-250
Joshua Crane has enjoyed working for Crutchfield since 2007. As a Crutchfield Advisor (known to his customers as "Kramer"), he helps customers select new gear. For a while, Joshua helped run the Custom Car Showroom, which features do-it-yourself installations by Crutchfield customers. Currently he is helping us with a special project, creating a database of photos from our many years of extensive vehicle research. In his spare time, he teaches guitar and music theory, and enjoys live bluegrass whenever possible.
More from Joshua Crane
- Pioneer DEH-P6000UBCD receiver
- Kenwood KFC-W301112" SVC 4-ohm subwoofers
- Kenwood KFC-C6882iePerformance Series 6" x 8" 3-way custom-fit car speakers
- Kenwood KAC-9104Mono subwoofer amplifier 900 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms
- Alpine MRP-F300V-Power Series 4-channel car amplifier 50 watts RMS x 4
- EFX Amplifier Wiring Kit8-gauge w/Patch Cord
This was the first system I have ever installed. I was trying to find a decent system without paying to much. For the installation, I saved a lot of money thanks to Crutchfield. Their online videos showing how to install amps, subs, and door speakers helped a lot.
Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?
I wanted to get some good quality music with the extra bump
What's the first thing you show people about your installation?
The subs and amps
Why did you choose these products?
These products were the most affordable and price beneficial.
What was the most difficult part of the installation?
Re-wiring the door speakers with better quality wire
What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
Probably upgrade to better quality subs
|Ford F-250 in all its glory.|
|Custom install of amps against back wall|
|New receiver with a storage pocket for the iPod or my sunglasses.|
|Two amps provide plenty of power for both the door speakers and the subwoofers.|