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Thomas C's 2005 Ford ranger

Kramer launched his career with Crutchfield in 2007. He spent eight years as a product advisor, delighting in helping customers choose the best solutions for their systems. His passion for A/V gear and new technology led to a specialization in speakers and smart home equipment, which he covers for the Crutchfield website and Discovery Book catalog.

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Items installed:

  • CD Receiver Pioneer DEH-P5800MP
  • Component Speakers Kicker KS 6x8 both front and back
  • Amplifier Kicker KX 1200.1 mono amp
  • Subwoofers 2 Kicker CVT 10" 2 ohm
  • Capacitor Diesel audio 1.5 farad
  • Custom fiberglass box by me
  • Scosche and JL Audio wiring
  • Midland CB radio mounted in glove box
  • 9.5ft whip cb antenna

Installation Description

My installation process wasn't very complicated for me. The toughest part was the fiberglass box. I put about 10 hours of work into it. Also, I recommend the Kicker CVT for a small area like I have in my single cab Ranger...

Q&A Section

Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?

For sound quality and loudness

What's the first thing you show people about your installation?

My fiberglass box

Why did you choose these products?

Kicker puts out a great product

What was the most difficult part of the installation?

Fiberglass

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

Fiberglass pods with 3/4 Kicker dome tweeters

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