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Discussion in 'VY - VZ - WK - WL - V2' started by kcpwns, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. kcpwns

    kcpwns Kicker - Livin' Loud :)

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    Hey guys been ages but i thought I'd finally get my car on here.
    Would just like to say this is only my second car. Bought it for $7000 and did have big plans for her but decided I'm just gonna keep her kind of stealth and just do little things, until i can drive a v8 (as I'm on my P's).
    Thats why you'll notice i haven't really done external and performance mods.

    Mods so Far:


    *Replaced factory alloys with some black ceptors :)
    *Debadged everything but the all important Holden badges.
    *Chrome dress rings, nuts and black center caps
    *Polished the yellow haze out of the headlights
    *Replaced parker and license plate lights with smd LEDs for that bright white look
    *Installed footwell lighting blue
    *Installed my double din Pioneer headunit...AVH-P4250DVD
    *Kicker splits up front (ks series), Kicker 6x9's in rear doors
    *Dual solo baric L7 12" subs, Option Audio OAX2000 amo (2000 wRMS aww yeah)
    *Big kicker vinyl on back and front windscreen
    *Insulated the boot, sound deadening soon

    Possible Future Mods:

    #Brought OAC160 amp for speakers
    #1/0 stinger wiring ordered
    #Distributor t's bought for boot
    #Customize boot space at some point
    #Exhaust if I can be bothered, just 2.5 catback
    #Lower it also if i can be f'd


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    Used iphone for pics thats why they are abit hazy.
    Got subs installed will post pics asap.
     
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    installed subs.
    Mounted 6x9's in doors.
    Sound proofed boot with heated duct insulation (im a heating and cooling plumber
    so i can get alot of this)
     

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    looks good mate, hows that system kick? haha any chance i could bother you for a vid of the H/U in action? ive only ever seen them on the website
     
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    ahh remember the times, first cars. :) Like your sound system install mate. Forget the vinyl advertising. I know it’s the trend but it advertises for scum as to what to steal from your car. To each their own, just my opinion. Anyway looks like your havin fun. Enjoy!
     
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    Haha didn't even notice I had comments :p
    Yeah I'll get a vid up for mate..pretty easy interface
    Has graphic eq and stuff too pretty rad...do ya have
    A car audio shop nearby, they would most likely have one
    You can try?
    I ended up getting the big one front and back (kicker)
    Looks good...plus insurance covers all that kinda
    Stuff :)
    And also Im the only bloke in my town with all this gear,
    So it would be funny if anyone stole it haha
    Oh and yes it kicks...it kicks bloody hard..haven't even turned it
    Up all the way yet :s it may induce soiling of the pants
     
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    Hey mate how good do those l7's hit?
     
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    Hmm considering they are only running on 1500wrms...they hit bloody hard mate...I haven't had them turned all the way up yet...once my 4chan is in I'll be able to really crank them without the speakers struggling...
    If I was gonna recommend anyone a sub I'd say kicker ftw...
    Easily loudest car in my town :)
     
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    WOOOHH cash money..straight to wow i went.
    A mate there gets me pretty good discounts :)

    Any who...Brought a new option audio 4 channel amp, OAC160, 160wrms x4
    Ordered Stinger 0 gauge wiring kit, hopefully it wont take long.
    Got two T block 0 gauge distributors.

    Now just gotta wait for the wiring before i can try out my new toy :(
    T Blocks.jpg OAC160.jpg
     
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    Updated the wiring in the back of my headunit. Tried to tidy it up and produce better connections.
    Just got some shrink wrap and a few connectors from Supercheap :)

    Before:
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    Crimped and Shrunk:
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    And Connected:
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    I also zip tied but cbf posting pictures

    Also installed courtesy lights:
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    Slowly getting there. Also the masking tape with numbers is because I'm colour blind and everything was
    already wired up correct as a friend helped me ages ago.
     
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    Good stuff man. How is the stereo sounding? Done your big 3 upgrade yet?
     
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    paint the stockers silver imo.
     
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    eh then I'd have to pull them off and paint them...cbf
    Plus i like the look of black ceptors with black centrecaps
     
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    Nice audio setup. Makes me want to spend more money on mine instead of lowering. Can't have the low pass on my sub higher than 100Hz cos that's the highest high pass I can put on the front speakers for the moment. I put the sub up to 120 the other day which is closer to where I want it and it sounded ****.
    Which brings me to my question. What's the go with running speakers in parallel? My idea was to get a new pair of splits for the front and run them off the same channels that power the 6x9's. The other 2 channels are bridged into the sub. Would that work?
     
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    Totally missed your post sweefu, sorry haha.
    Nah not yet waiting on that all important tax return :)
     
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    Wait...what kind of sub do you have man? Because I don't think you are supposed to play subs at +100hz...my subs only have a range of 20 - 100 and I run the high pass filter at 80hz. So my speakers play all higher freqs and subs play the lower...once I have the 4 channel amp in I'll fine tune the speakers...and get rid of the 6x9's for 6's.
    I dunno if that would work mate..you trying to run them in parallel to lower the Impedance?..my 2 cents. Have your 4 channel running ya splits and 6x9's and get a mono block for your sub. That way everything gets adequate power and runs smooth.
    Im sure it can be done but I would just get another amp for ya sub...or sell your current amp and get a hybrid 5 channel amp if that's what you're after?
     
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    My current projector conversion. Using morimo projectors...I think that's how it's Spelt lol. Pretty much a straight bolt in with a bit of cutting and I also bolted a hid 4300k kit on aswell. Not quite finished but here is a sneak peak of one finished and the parkers on
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    Nice selection of tools in the background of the first photo KC, will be good to see it in the car.
     
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    haha yeah I had all the right tools for the job man. angle grinder didn't fit in the photo unfortunately
     
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    GAMBLR More trouble than u think

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    Awesome retrofit mate, looks like a top job! Looking forward to seeing more progress on them ;)
     

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