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Pioneer's versatile 2013 car amplifiers help you get needed power to your speakers. They're compact, powerful, and even 1-ohm stable so it's easy to match subs.

Adding an amplifier to your car is a fun project. This article presents five important tips to help achieve a successful and problem-free installation.

Kicker's Yellow Series of amps, speakers and subs gives you the performance you expect from Kicker at a more affordable price. This year's models are better than ever.

Stephen D's 2003 Jaguar X-Type
by Dominic DeVito

Stephen D. from Farmington, NM, added a pair of hard-hitting 12" JL Audio w3v3 subwoofers and an Alpine DVD receiver to his 2003 Jaguar X-Type sedan.

Kicker's CompR and CompRT subwoofers, plus their KX amplifiers, give you the sound and performance you expect from Kicker when you're building a car audio system.

Eric C's 2008 Saturn Vue
by Dominic DeVito

Eric C. of Streamwood, IL, boasts a well-hidden system in his 2008 Saturn Vue XE, with a Pioneer DVD receiver, Infinity speakers, MTX subs, and a pair of Pioneer amps.

Video: setting your amp's gain control
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Check out our quick and easy method for properly setting the gain on your car amplifier, which prevents distortion and reduces noise.

If you're a real audiophile, Sony's Hi-Res Audio system can bring listening-room sound quality to your daily drive.

Otis's 2010 Jeep Compass
by Matt Freeman

A look at an all-Alpine sound system, including stereo, speakers, amp, and sub, in a 2010 Jeep Compass

Brian M's 2012 Honda Accord
by Dominic DeVito

Brian M. from Hastings, FL, complemented 2012 Honda Accord's radio with a Pioneer equalizer, then added a Pioneer receiver and Polk Audio speakers to improve the sound.

Adding a sub to your factory stereo is a great way to improve your sound without giving up your familiar factory controls. Follow along with our expert in this video.

In this video, we'll help you overcome one of the hardest parts of amplifier installation: how to get your amp's power wire through the vehicle's firewall.

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