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Russell G's 1989 Dodge D-100

My love for all things audio started back in the '90s when I built my first subwoofer enclosure. After joining Crutchfield in 2007, I spent seven years as a product advisor, designing A/V systems for homes, cars, and the occasional party bus. These days I specialize in home speakers and distributed audio systems, focusing on translating technical jargon into easy-to-understand language. My goal is to make shopping for speakers and amplifiers simple. After all, this stuff is supposed to be fun! Outside of work, I'm a hobbyist photographer and enjoy visiting our national parks.

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Items installed:

  • 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

Installation Description

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!

Q&A Section

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

Jealousy................. I won

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

Subs

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.

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