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Old 03-10-2017, 05:56 PM
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Audio build part 2 equipment install

So what you see below is:

Interior removed from truck
Floor has second skin damplifier pro stuck all over and rolled out
amps mounted on a plate on the back wall:
Helix dsp pro for processing
Brax MX4 amp from front stage, 275x4 @4 ohms
Helix H400x for rear stage 80x4
Helix SPLX amp for subs [email protected] ohms

Front stage
Hybrid audio L8se mid bass in doors
Hybrid audio L1R2 tweeters in factory pillars
Rear doors
Hybrid audio L6se mid bass in doors
Hybrid audio L1v2Pro tweeter drilled in rear doors
Subs
Hybrid Audio Clarius 10's dual 2 ohm
box
Fox Acoustic ported, bed lined 2.1 cubic feet tuned to 36hz

Kimber Kable
Hero RCA cables
Speaker wire 12/2 and sub wire 10/2

dual 0/1 gauge power wire, 300 amp fuse on each run.

Ill update tonight as everything starts going back together

Check out this bundle of factory wires going under the drivers seat












 
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Old 03-10-2017, 08:20 PM
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im so happy with the fit, made a 3/4'' adapter plate and she fits perfect


 
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Does your truck have the dual alternators and if not, what are you doing for power? Also what did you do for the back of your mid woofers, baffles or fast rings or ?? for moisture protection. I used the baffle enclosures and cut the bottom out to let more sound out but they still sound muffled at low volume. Nice build.
 
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Old 03-11-2017, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Chadmokc View Post
Does your truck have the dual alternators and if not, what are you doing for power? Also what did you do for the back of your mid woofers, baffles or fast rings or ?? for moisture protection. I used the baffle enclosures and cut the bottom out to let more sound out but they still sound muffled at low volume. Nice build.
yes, the truck has extra-extra heavy dual alternators, Im not doing any kind of baffle as these are IB speakers, thats why I used the overkill pro closed cell foam to absorb any back waves off the speakers
 
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Old 03-11-2017, 02:45 PM
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Everything is moving along nicely, Should be done tonight!! did not have to cut any metal so far to get the L8se's in the front doors







 
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its not a good photo but here is where I mounted the director for the processor

 
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I competed in IASCA in the early 90's really heavy going to World Finals in OK a couple of times. My last "driver" system I built took me 9 months to finish lol. I couldn't imagine tearing apart my new truck with all the electronics in there to install another.

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I competed in IASCA in the early 90's really heavy going to World Finals in OK a couple of times. My last "driver" system I built took me 9 months to finish lol. I couldn't imagine tearing apart my new truck with all the electronics in there to install another.

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minimal cussing and nothing thrown yet, its been a pleasant build so far
 
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both fit with no issues in the back door boots, the front had to lose the extra insulation to fit in the molex plugs

 
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Did you have to modify anything else beside the insulation to fit the wire through the door? Your post above doesn't seem like there was any issue but just want to make sure. I know my chevy I had to drill out a couple of unused plugs to get the wires through. I'm getting ready to do this similar thing to my truck at the end of May and it is nice to have a plan.
 
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No sir nothing major, besides finding an acceptable turn on lead. I drilled the unused molex on the rear and ran both new wires, the drivers door was a royal pita. I had to strip the secondary insulation off to get it through.

i wanted the rear tweeters up higher in the door but it didn't work out because of the window regulator and having to drill a 2" hole through the door skin on small chance of being able to keep the wires safe. So I moved them just above the rear midbass.


Still have to cut the floor mat and secure sub box
 
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What'd you do about the 3" speaker in the center dash?
 
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Unplugged it
 
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Just wondering where you plan to store your jack and tools? I'm assuming you removed them based on component location. Build looks great!
 
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