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05-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By racebum

if it's chattering you just have the no additive...

if it's chattering you just have the no additive fluid. as suggested above. just add the additive and do a bunch of figure 8s.

very easy to remedy
05-01-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,072
Posted By racebum

i seriously hate this about the aftermarket car...

i seriously hate this about the aftermarket car world. not even singling out one company. a LOT of them do this. people are basically wallets with legs
04-30-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,072
Posted By racebum

i'm still waiting for the day any vendor says...

i'm still waiting for the day any vendor says "sorry about that, our mistake. here let us fix that for you"

past 10 years i have seen that....mmm zero times

too obsessed with profits i guess...
04-30-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,506
Posted By racebum

nice car and a great comp. that's about what i...

nice car and a great comp. that's about what i expected price wise but with so few market comps it was a little hard to tell. as you know most the comps are sub 50k mile
04-22-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By racebum

but you have a perfect car. that's worth the...

but you have a perfect car. that's worth the money

i've been around corvette since 2000 and it's always been this way. bottom of the market cars cost you more in the long run with repairs and they...
04-18-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,301
Posted By racebum

sorry that happened. it sounds very petty. people...

sorry that happened. it sounds very petty. people are entitled to their own options but not their own facts. some humans let emotions dictate their lives a little too much.

i'm going to share...
12-30-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
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...
12-20-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
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...
12-14-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
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
11-24-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
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...
11-23-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
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...
11-18-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
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
11-18-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
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...
11-17-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,631
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
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...
11-12-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
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...
11-11-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
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...
11-06-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By racebum

should be able to get a 9904s for 550-600

should be able to get a 9904s for 550-600
11-04-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,925
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
11-01-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,925
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...
10-29-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
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...
10-24-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
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
10-18-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,556
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...
10-14-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
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...
10-13-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
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...
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