Skip Navigation

Videos: Audio Accessories & Installation

How to install a car stereo
by J.R. Stoffel

Watch this video for a step-by-step overview of a basic car stereo installation. The actual steps involved vary from car to car, but this is a good example.

In our final installment in the Car Stereo Proving Ground series, we examine the effects of Dynamat on sound quality. We had better-than-expected results, achieving

Top-quality power wire is key to getting the best performance out of your amplifier. Kicker power wire transfers power efficiently to your amp for best performance.

This Crutchfield video covers the basics of car speaker installation. You'll see that you can do it yourself, have fun, and save money when you upgrade your speakers.

Video: Car stereo installation tools
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This video showcases some of the tools and accessories that are frequently needed when installing car stereo equipment. These tools are some of our favorite toys.

In this video, we give you a look at all of the research that goes into creating our massive vehicle database. When we tell you we know what fits, we really do.

Check out this overview of a typical installation to see the steps involved when you install an amplifier in your vehicle.

Video: how to choose an amplifier
by Zak Billmeier, Ken Nail

Here are some major points to consider and features to look for when choosing a new amplifier, like how many channels, or how much power it needs.

Adding a backup camera to your car makes it safer to back into parking spaces, back out of your driveway, or monitor a trailer when you back up. DIY with our help.

Adding Dynamat sound damping to your car quiets noise and vibration, giving you a quieter ride. This short video presents an overview of what Dynamat is and how it

How to install a powered subwoofer
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Powered subs include all the elements of a subwoofer system — subwoofer, amplifier, and enclosure. Here's how to install a typical powered sub.

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.

Get live, personalized service from an expert

Crutchfield Advisor: Hi there.

Crutchfield Advisor: We're happy to answer questions about Audio Accessories & Installation.

Advisors also available at 1.844.316.7205

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?

 
 
 
 

would like to send you to a different page.

Go there