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How-to Guides: Audio Accessories & Installation

How to install a car stereo
by J.R. Stoffel

Watch this video for a step-by-step overview of a basic car stereo installation. The actual steps involved vary from car to car, but this is a good example.

Subwoofer Installation Guide
by Crutchfield Writing Team

This article describes the steps involved in installing a subwoofer in your vehicle.

Here's a step-by-step guide to installing a car amplifier, including how to wire the amp and troubleshooting tips when things don't work perfectly.

How to install a car stereo
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new stereo in your car.

In our final installment in the Car Stereo Proving Ground series, we examine the effects of Dynamat on sound quality. We had better-than-expected results, achieving

How to install car speakers
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Installing new car speakers is the single most cost-effective improvement you can make to your vehicle's audio system. This article will show you how to do it.

Crutchfield's Mobile Video Installation Guide provides details on suggested system layouts and wiring routes for several major types of mobile video systems.

Amplifier wire gauge chart
by Buck Pomerantz

Need to know know which size of wire you should use when installing an amplifier? Use our handy cable gauge chart to find out.

Helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for designing and building your own custom subwoofer box.

This Crutchfield video covers the basics of car speaker installation. You'll see that you can do it yourself, have fun, and save money when you upgrade your speakers.

In this video, we give you a look at all of the research that goes into creating our massive vehicle database. When we tell you we know what fits, we really do.

Check out this overview of a typical installation to see the steps involved when you install an amplifier in your vehicle.

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