Russell G's 1989 Dodge D-100
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
- 2 Kicker CRT 12'' 2 ohm Subs in custom box
- Rockford Fosgate 1500 watt amp
- SPL 2 farad cap
- 2 Infinity 6x9" 2 ohm speakers
- Sony xplod CD player
I started with scratch. I installed several players, amps, speakers, etc.... then I found the right balance. I had the Rockford amp given to me, subs were a gift as well. The door speakers I bought myself along with the head unit. The only thing that I had to modify was the door speaker holes. I was determined not to return the 6x9's so I cut the holes in the doors bigger. The subs fit behind the seat in the cab (barely). A lot of time measuring was involved. The speaker box I built to be extremely strong. It is made with 3/4" MDF and the seams are held together with screws and West System Epoxy. I highly recommend this because it makes for the strongest, tightest sealed box. That's about it I guess. Thanks for looking!
Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?
Jealousy................. I won
What's the first thing you show people about your installation?
Why did you choose these products?
Because the price was right.
What was the most difficult part of the installation?
Difficult? Did I read that right? It was easy.
What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
Oh yes I do, But its still a work in progess.