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Help, what should i get? #345071 Dec 6, 6:33pm Dec 6, 6:33pm
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Help, what should i get?
Okay, i am going to get the alpine iva-d300 for my car, but i need recommendations on what speakers, amp, and subwoofer to buy!

I am looking for a system that can make a great quality in sound whenever i watch a movie or video, and when i listen to radio and cd's.

Also, what could be a great place to install the amp, and the subwoofer?, i would like to still use the trunk because i used it very often

Here is a link of the specs of the headunit:

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-MZ4xeWp0w4p/cgi-bin/Prodview.asp?c=17&g=168550&I=500IVAD300&s=0&cc=01

Help me here guys, i am thinking of doing this in the next couple of weeks

Thanks

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345072 Dec 6, 6:40pm Dec 6, 6:40pm
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Fosgate p2 12inch subs
Kenwood Mono amp
Fosgate Power Capacitor
Fosgate componant speakers for the front
Pioneer 4-ways for the rear
Kenwood 4 channel amp
Mount amps on seats with cap
4gauge wires from Fosgate, Phenoix Gold, Monster

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: 10celica10] #345073 Dec 6, 10:43pm Dec 6, 10:43pm
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I'm partial to JL Audio, however it really depends on you...

get components in the front, coax in the rear, and at least one good sub mounted in the trunk - all powered by their respective amps. Either a 300/4 and 1000/1 or (2) 300/2 and a 1000/1 will do nicely

JL XR 650-CSi components
JL 12w7 sub

... mount the amps on the back of your rear seats if you'd like to conserve trunk space

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Sultan] #345074 Dec 7, 12:59am Dec 7, 12:59am
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how many amps i should get?, are you saying that i need 3 amps?

If i install them in the back seat in order to conserve the trunk, will i have space to install in the future the TRD rear strut bar that goes in the trunk?

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345075 Dec 7, 1:23am Dec 7, 1:23am
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No you only need 2 amps for a great stereo, technically you could use your decks power to make the speakers work.

if youre getten a tbar better find a slim amp:) or you can go ghetto style and mount the amp to the sub box thumbsup

But ive tried to mount the amps under the seats, doesnt work frown

also in my opinion you need a power capacitor so you dont hurt your alternator and your lights wont dim.

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: 10celica10] #345076 Dec 7, 2:47am Dec 7, 2:47am
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okay guys, since i am new with all this thing about audio and video system, sorry for the questions.

what is and what is the purpose of a capacitor? where do i install this thing?

Also, what is the difference between components speakers and 3 way or 4 way??

I am not going to do this by my self, i am going to take the car to a shop, but i would like to know before i do this, what others celica owners have in their cars that works great, so i don't fuck nothing in my car.

Thanks !

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345077 Dec 7, 6:10am Dec 7, 6:10am
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Alpine Type X Subs and Speakers!!

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: CelicaCrazy] #345078 Dec 7, 9:36am Dec 7, 9:36am
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a capacitor is a device that stores power from your battery so when your system hits it doesnt pull or drain power from your battery, if you install one you will see a tighter response from your subs because the amp is fully powered.

yea i recommend the rockford p2 12's as 10celica10 said. i just got two fo them and with the rockford t5002 power series amp it hits hard. also have the new rockford ported box thumbsup

do not go with any entry level equipment you'll be dissappointed

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: CivicRunner] #345079 Dec 7, 7:39pm Dec 7, 7:39pm
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ok, then any recommendations in the capacitor?

What about this!
Kicker K60 for the back
Polk Audio db6500 for the front
Kenwood KAC-8401 amp
sub-woofer? still looking for one

I am still searching for what i need, this is not exactly what i will get, this was a recommendation from a friend of mine, since i don't know much about this, what do you think??

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345080 Dec 8, 9:00am Dec 8, 9:00am
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my brother has a Stinger cap its pretty good i think you can get one for like 130 bucks thumbsup

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345081 Dec 8, 4:33pm Dec 8, 4:33pm
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Originally Posted by Miketrd
ok, then any recommendations in the capacitor?

What about this!
Kicker K60 for the back
Polk Audio db6500 for the front
Kenwood KAC-8401 amp
sub-woofer? still looking for one

I am still searching for what i need, this is not exactly what i will get, this was a recommendation from a friend of mine, since i don't know much about this, what do you think??


Are these allright???
How much power do i need for the front and rear speakers, also from the subwoofer?

Re: Help, what should i get? [Re: Miketrd] #345082 Dec 9, 9:01pm Dec 9, 9:01pm
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Okay so, i need feedback with this system.
Alpine IVA-D300 (headunit)
Kicker K60 (back)
Polf Audio db6500 (front)
Rockford Fosgate PL1-112 (subwoofer)
Alpine MRP-M350 (mono amp)
Lightning Audio LS10-03 (capacitor)

Still looking for an amp to power the speakers!
Is this system okay??

Also, does these websites are trustworhty?? Would you buy here?
http://store.yahoo.com/csexpo/index.html
and
http://www.avcarexpo.com/index.htm

Please guys, let me know what you think, i am open to any recommendations. Thanks!

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