Rick Collins' 2000 BMW 323i

By

Robert Ferency-Viars

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.

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Items installed:

Installation Description

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.

Q&A Section

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?

Waiting

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

Satellite radio and possibly adding subs.

Custom Door Tweeter

Custom Door Tweeter

Trunk System

Trunk System

Amp Rack

Amp Rack

Custom in-dash light switches and bass knob

Custom in-dash light switches and bass knob

Me

Me

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