Rick Collins' 2000 BMW 323i
Robert Ferency-Viars is the managing editor for the Crutchfield car A/V learning content, and has been with the company since 1999. A Virginia native from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he loves spending time with his wonderful wife and sons, listening to music, writing, and playing games with friends. Robert's love for car audio began at 16 when he installed his first car stereo.
More from Robert Ferency-Viars
- Alpine CDA-9835 Stereo
- MB Quart PSD-213
- JL 650csi
- JL W3V2 Subs
- JL 450/4 Amp
- JL 500/1 Amp
- Rockford Fosgate .5 Cap
- iPod AiNet Alpine Adapter
Custom fiberglass trunk spare tire well, sub box with two 12" JL subs covered with carpet, grill cover, custom carpeted amp rack. Aftermarket component speakers with Alpine CDA-9835 in-dash CD player with iPod hooked up.
Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?
Needed better sound.
What's the first thing you show people about your installation?
The iPod playing ability through the Alpine deck.
Why did you choose these products?
Best value for my budget.
What was the most difficult part of the installation?
What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
Satellite radio and possibly adding subs.
Custom Door Tweeter
Custom in-dash light switches and bass knob