Ricky Palacio's 2007 Chevy Tahoe
Robert Ferency-Viars is the managing editor for the Crutchfield car A/V learning content, and has been with the company since 1999. A Virginia native from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he loves spending time with his wonderful wife and sons, listening to music, writing, and playing games with friends. Robert's love for car audio began at 16 when he installed his first car stereo.
More from Robert Ferency-Viars
- Alpine SPR-13C
- Alpine SPR-13 Component Speaker System
- Kenwood DDX7019
- MTX TA5601 Class D Mono Amplifier
- MTX XThunder 704X 4-channel car amplifier
- Pair of 8" Alpine TFT LCD Pillow Headrest Monitors
- JVC CS-DX30 12" Subwoofer
Rick P. has always wanted to put a killer sound system in his vehicles, but never had the time or opportunity to do his vision justice. But when he bought his 2007 Chevy tahoe, he knew the time was right: the luxury SUV's large, open cargo area is ideally suited for a custom audio/ DVD installation. With a lot of hard work and ingenuity (and a fair amount of MDF), Rick has put together a system that would make any Tahoe owner drool!
Why did you decide to upgrade your A/V system?
Wanted better sound and performance, more boom for the chick
What's the first thing you show people about your installation?
They hear it before they see it, but the new dvd reciver usually the first thing they see.
Why did you choose these products?
had no choice for my new truck. so I'm trying to get the best; i'm still working on it
What was the most difficult part of the installation?
I thought flushing the tweeters into the doors would have been the hardest, but it wasn't nearly as much of a pain as hooking up the head unit, eq, and DVD were, while trying to retain my OnStar capability.
What plans, if any, do you have for future upgrades?
I am planning to replace my sub with MTX T 12" 1000W 4-Ohm Subwoofer, 2 more head rest tv.'s
here we go!!