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Andrew
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Andrew Aug 27, 6:01pm - #39933 
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looking for advice on mods

hi im new to this site. i have a 2000 red gts auto. the only thing ive done so far is footwell neons, using the install guide from this site. im looking to get a sound system next or rev. ingiglow gauges. any ideas on what type of subs, amp., or deck?
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IcEd blUe Aug 27, 6:25pm - #39934 

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subs-i'd get eclipse,they hit hard but it really depends on what you listen to,i listen to rap with a lot bass so subs that hit hard are good for me

amp-depends on your music but phoenix gold are supposedly the best ones
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Speed4TheNeed Aug 27, 7:22pm - #39935 

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as far as cd head units go, this should have you covered..personally i like the pioneer deh p85000
http://www.crutchfield.com/cgi-bin/S-BBO...cc=01&avf=Y

for subs i'd either use the audiobahn or alpine names or the mtx thunder 6000a (for cheaper subs, the sony xplods are decent)

and also with amps i personally like audiobahn, pioneer, and alpine systems.

what type of box you use depends on what type of music you listen to most. if your hearing loss comes mainly from rap or rock, then ported boxes are the way to go because they give you more of a throaty rumble that lasts. if techno, classical or country is your style then a closed box is for you because the beats are more precise and quick. thumbsup
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Andrew
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Andrew Aug 28, 2:54am - #39936 
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ok, one more question, if i have indiglow gauges, neons, and a sound system, it wont be too much for my battery, will it? because i that the stock radio seems dimmer with my neons in now.
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Vtec_Killa Aug 28, 3:53am - #39937 

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get a optima yellow top battery
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Mp3Supply Aug 28, 3:57am - #39938 

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JL AUDIO!!!!!!!! buy nothing less

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Sik_Wit_It Aug 28, 5:29am - #39939 

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bro had JL audio 15's and they got stolen JL are way overpriced but they are good subs

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Andrew Aug 29, 4:52pm - #39940 
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does anyone know where i can get a good deal on subs and amps?

ps i want to spend around $1000 on subs, amp, and deck, so something in that price range
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IcEd blUe Aug 29, 4:53pm - #39941 

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Originally Posted by Andrew
does anyone know where i can get a good deal on subs and amps?


best buy wink thumbsup
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Speed4TheNeed Aug 29, 5:21pm - #39942 

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use an ebay store..they sell brand new items and usually cheaper than most other places thumbsup
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Werechunk Sep 7, 6:25am - #39943 
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Sounddomain.com looks like it had some good stuff, But I may be wrong.
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codealiasJD Sep 7, 7:16am - #39944 
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Originally Posted by Andrew
ok, one more question, if i have indiglow gauges, neons, and a sound system, it wont be too much for my battery, will it? because i that the stock radio seems dimmer with my neons in now.


get a power cap.
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codealiasJD Sep 7, 7:21am - #39945 
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head unit - Alpine all the way.

subs - with your price range go with JL. Pickup a pair of 12W3's or maybe a W6 (don't get sony xplod pls...they are the rice of car audio...)

amp - you probably can't afford pheonix gold but JL, Alpine, Clarion are all decent.
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kingdiamond Sep 7, 8:02am - #39946 

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JL audio all the way. nothing can top them

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Andrew Sep 19, 1:20am - #39947 
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Yes finally got my sound system in. It sounds awesome. got JL Audio amp. e1200 and a W3 sub. for head units i got a pioneer DEH750 and its great.
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