Skip Navigation

Keith M's 2004 Pontiac Sunfire

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.

More from Kramer Crane

exterior

Items installed:


  • Pioneer AVH-P4100DVD DVD receiver
  • Pioneer TS-G4642R 4"x6" 2-way car speakers
  • Dual BP1204 Illuminite bandpass enclosure with two 12" subwoofers
  • Dual XiA3145 2-channel car amplifier - 100 watts RMS x 2
  • StreetWires Power Station PSK08Bi 8-gauge amplifier wiring kit with patch cable
  • Scosche 500k Capacitor
  • Stinger 2 x SPD510 3 way power distribution block (with LED)

  • Installation Description


    Installation was simple, thanks to Crutchfield's easy MasterSheet. There is much more to do, but it's fun to do. Still working on hidding the wires, and sound proofing. I added more LEDs to the amp/cap/blocks. Added an LED between switch and AMP.

    Q&A Section


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

    It was finally time to upgrade, started blowing basic speakers. More power is always a good thought.


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

    Bandpass box with LED, or the Pioneer receiver.


    Why did you choose these products?

    More price than anything; I did a lot of research before buying. I wasn't going out to blow the windows off, or have every other car around mine rolling up their windows. I went more for feeling of bass.


    What was the most difficult part of the installation?

    The receiver with the new antenna adapter doesn't fit perfectly, so it took a little work to get in.


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

    Dynamat, LED's, more power.

    Pioneer AVH41000-DVD receiver using USB Pioneer AVH41000-DVD receiver using USB
    Bandpass Dual box - 2 x 12 Bandpass Dual box - 2 x 12" subs
    AMP - Before LED AMP - Before LED
    either AMP - with LED AMP - with LED
    LED in cap / 3 way Block LED in cap / 3 way Block
    exterior Keith's Sunfire
  • phillip from saginaw

    Posted on 9/4/2016

    I got power but power but no sound I used a just a standard stereo connector from Wal-Mart do I need a sound interface wore harness?

  • Alexander Hrabe from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/6/2016

    Phillip, give us a call for the best answer, or you can use our vehicle selector to confirm what gear is needed for the installation.

Great Gear Giveaway

THE

GREAT GEAR GIVEAWAY

Ask an expert advisor

No pressure, no commission — just lots of good advice from our highly trained staff.

Find what fits your vehicle

Can't find your exact vehicle?