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Kevin Mendoza's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Matt Holliday was one of Crutchfield's ace car enthusiasts for several years. He brought a lifetime of knowledge and experience to our team. He has since left the company to join the family business and pursue other interests.

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Items installed:

  • Dual cd player
  • Two Crunch 1000w amps on top of speaker box
  • Two 12 inch 1000w Audiobahn subs aw120t in trunk
  • Two 5 1/4 inch Kicker midranges in back side panels

Installation Description

Everything was custom set up by my dad and myself. It took a week to cut and hide all the wires and fine tune the sound and looks. Cars aren't just made to run!!!

Q&A Section

Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?
I don't like stock systems, I want to be in the music.

What's the first thing you show people about your installation?
My speaker box and amp switch.

Why did you choose these products?
I love the Audiobahn Flame series but I don't have a box big enough to show them off yet. Everything else was conveniently priced at the time I had cash.

What was the most difficult part of the installation?
Running the wires!

What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
Upgrade the speakers to 6 1/2's.

Kevin Mendoza's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS The Audiobahn subs in a bandpass box.
Kevin Mendoza's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS The Crunch amps keep the subs thumping.
Kevin Mendoza's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS A head-on shot of the Eclipse's grille.
Kevin Mendoza's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS The Eclipse, wide open.
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