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Forum: Audio/Electronics 12-30-2017, 05:45 PM
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Posted By racebum
without using a dsp for time correction this is...

without using a dsp for time correction this is what i would do too. you want the woofer and tweeter as close as possible

move them further apart and especially if the tweeter is higher and you...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 12-20-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By racebum
sound is easier to tune if the tweeter is next to...

sound is easier to tune if the tweeter is next to the woofer. if you get the tweeter up higher the problem is it's closer to your ear and without a multi channel dsp to adjust timing you hear it...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 12-14-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By racebum
that's about as nice looking and functional as...

that's about as nice looking and functional as you're going to get though. amp rack is in dead space and so are the woofers. looks great imo
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-24-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By racebum
oh god yes, the kicker ds are earaches, very...

oh god yes, the kicker ds are earaches, very shrilly tweeter

most of the best morel deals i have seen are on buy.com and from dynamic autosound. i bought a pair of morel tempo ultra 5x7s for my...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-23-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By racebum
from what i remember, probably better. the maximo...

from what i remember, probably better. the maximo is the entry entry level morel. it's okay but more along the lines of an alpine type s. the tempo ultra is where they begin to get dynamic.

some...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-18-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By racebum
back when boston was sold they had measurements...

back when boston was sold they had measurements and diagrams. this honestly surprises me as sizing is often universal

i miss boston, they were a really nice sounding brand
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-18-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By racebum
that's just JL spec, that's not a qtc .707...

that's just JL spec, that's not a qtc .707 alignment. optimum is often larger than the spec jl recommends. the 10" sub they have that does the best in small enclosures is the 10w6v3 and it really...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-17-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By racebum
how loud you want to get is another question....

how loud you want to get is another question. when i had a c5z i used a single 8w3v3 in the corner in a .4cuft sealed box. i didn't want to give up the center and didn't want a 10 in a small box due...
Forum: C5 General 11-16-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By racebum
i soaked mine in purple power then hosed it all...

i soaked mine in purple power then hosed it all out. this of course requires disassembly

there was a bit of build up in here. took brake clean to the intake ports as well

best time to do it is...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-12-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By racebum
do this 1st. the only reason to stay oem is...

do this 1st. the only reason to stay oem is cosmetics. keeping everything factory correct. if you don't care about that go aftermarket. my 3 favs are

1. alpine 960hdmi $550
2. kenwood 9904s $550...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-11-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By racebum
the easiest way to upgrade sound in a c5 on a...

the easiest way to upgrade sound in a c5 on a budget is with a pac converter on the stock deck, however, if you do this you will also likely want a cheap line driver / eq like a clarion eqs755 which...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-06-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By racebum
should be able to get a 9904s for 550-600

should be able to get a 9904s for 550-600
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-04-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,567
Posted By racebum
it's a great bang for the buck brand. kind of...

it's a great bang for the buck brand. kind of took over where adcom left off. emo is the entry to real home amplifiers
Forum: Audio/Electronics 11-01-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,567
Posted By racebum
this is the entire problem with deck choice and...

this is the entire problem with deck choice and car audio in general

on one hand you have people who buy on the spec sheet and want certain features. this is their prime consideration

on the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 10-29-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By racebum
i agree. that is the mentality but if...

i agree. that is the mentality

but if someone can't price their car correctly out of the gate i for one don't want to deal with them. best case i may make an at book or at market value offer...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 10-24-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By racebum
if you mean passive crossovers it's a cosmetic...

if you mean passive crossovers it's a cosmetic preference. the only benefit to displaying is you can fiddle with the tweeter level very easy to help find the sound you're after
Forum: Audio/Electronics 10-18-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,491
Posted By racebum
timing is one. rear speakers create presence....

timing is one. rear speakers create presence. helps create a sound that's all around you. what you need is #1 a speaker that isn't annoying #2 can handle reasonable power and #3 is tuned correctly in...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 10-14-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By racebum
that would be a good combo. 9904s, morel 5ch amp...

that would be a good combo. 9904s, morel 5ch amp and the hybrid 602

your installer will understand that post and probably can show you how it's done. the 9904s should have 4ch + sub time...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 10-13-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By racebum
JL is expensive in the wiring dept. it's quality...

JL is expensive in the wiring dept. it's quality but costly. best bargain brand is stinger. they use ofc copper and quality construction with prices far less than the big brands

that 602 hybrid...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 10-11-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By racebum
https://www.rakuten.com/shop/dynamicautosound/prod...

https://www.rakuten.com/shop/dynamicautosound/product/ULTRA602/

$275 shipped

excellent speaker for this price point.

what's it do and what does it do badly? nice tweeter for a $300 speaker,...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 09-28-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By racebum
stereo king has a salem location and will wheel...

stereo king has a salem location and will wheel and deal on many decks. meet or beat pricing. next time you take a trip north i'd stop in and demo some of the decks on the wall. see what you like....
Forum: Audio/Electronics 09-28-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By racebum
would not consider removing the stock deck...

would not consider removing the stock deck without a $500 deck budget. not worth it. you're not going to be happy with a walmart deck
Forum: Audio/Electronics 09-12-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,567
Posted By racebum
sadly no. XM always has to unobstructed. you can...

sadly no. XM always has to unobstructed. you can experiment with placement but it's no where near as forgiving as gps. i sent you their most current antenna with the receiver kit. carl's grill idea...
Forum: Audio/Electronics 08-26-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,567
Posted By racebum
if you want kenwood the 9904s is $536 at my local...

if you want kenwood the 9904s is $536 at my local spot

carl got a killer deal on that 960hdmi, $500 is really good
Forum: Audio/Electronics 08-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By racebum
this is a major risk. from the c5 forward the...

this is a major risk. from the c5 forward the electronics system is very sensitive. so sensitive they don't even recommend jump starts on a dead battery.

if you did put power to ground and caused...
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