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Car Audio Buying

Which Company Should You Buy From?
Buying Car Audio on the Internet
Tips for Buying Used Equipment
Buying Car Stereo at Government Auction
Holiday Buying Tips
Low Cost Systems
How to Choose a Car Stereo Installer
The Best in Car Audio
Avoiding Bad Car Audio Advice


Car Audio Amplifiers

Installing Multiple Amplifiers
Choosing the Right Wire Gauge for Amplifiers
Troubleshooting Car Audio Amplifiers
Car Audio Amplifier Troubleshooting
Amplifier Protection Mode Troubleshooting
Amplifier Power and Voltage
Cheap Amps, Good Specs - What to Believe?
Amplifier Power Ratings - Revisited
Power Specifications for Amps and Speakers
Matching Speakers and Amplifiers
Head Unit Has No Remote Wire


Car Audio Subwoofers

Difference in Enclosure Types
Cabin Gain (Transfer Function) in Car Audio
Achieving Up Front Bass
Adding a Subwoofer
Subwoofer Boxes: Buy or Build
Measuring Your Vehicle for Your Subwoofer Enclosure
Building a Custom Enclosure
Subwoofer Enclosure Plans
Wiring Subwoofers Correctly
How to Build a Boom Car
Are You Losing Bass?
Do You Need to Divide a Multiple Woofer Enclosure
How to Refoam and Repair a JL Audio W7 Subwoofer


Car Audio Equipment

Coaxials vs. Components
Remote Starters
Neon and Lighting
Choosing Audio Equipment for the Marine Environment


Car Audio Installation

Head Unit Size Differences
Car Audio Routers, Jigs and Bits
How to Find Out What Equipment Fits Your Vehicle
Head Units to Problem Vehicles
Calculating the Correct Fuse Size
Using Car Audio in a Home Stereo
Becoming an Installer

Fiberglass Basics
Fiberglass Layers for an Enclosure
Headlights Dimming
Troubleshooting Car Audio Noise
Car Audio Amplifier Blowing Fuses
Troubleshooting Car Audio Speakers


Car Audio Misc

Car Audio Myths
Speakers and Impedance

Q&A #1
Q&A #2
Q&A #3
Old School vs New School

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