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  1. Would this amp work in my Element?

    Miscellaneous / General Element Discussions
    Hello everyone, I'm planning on spending a decent amount to upgrade the radio/sounds system in my 2007 Element. To start off I was looking at this particular Radio/Amp combo; https://www.crutchfield.com/p_700650200/Alpine-iLX-W650-and-Mono-Amp-Package.html While I want to upgrade my system...
  2. Amp Location

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello everyone I am going to install a 5ch amp I am looking for ideas of where to put it. I have only Had my E for a day now and do not want to lose any of my cargo space and put it under the back seats. the amp is not large but not supper small as of now I am thinking about putting it on the...
  3. Looking to upgrade my sound system?

    Interior
    So I was planning on replacing my tweeters and sub in my Element and I just had a few questions. My plan was to take out the stock 6 inch sub and replace it with a 8 inch sub. From my understanding, you can modify the sub housing to fit an 8. Is this true? Does anyone know the stock subwoofer...
  4. Head Unit and Speaker compatibility

    Mobile Electronics
    I recently acquired a new Head Unit: http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car/CD-Receivers/FH-X700BT I noticed the manual says not to use any speaker impedance between 1 and 3 ohm. My center-console sub is as follows: Brand: Kicker Type: Non-Enclosed Subwoofer RMS Power: 150W Voice Coil...
  5. What is the largest/most powerful subs and amp that can be placed in the E?

    Mobile Electronics
    What is the largest/most powerful subs and amp that can be placed in the E without damaging the battery or alternator?
  6. Factory amp or deck power

    Problems & Issues
    I was thinking of bypassing the factory amp on my own as when I turn my aftermarket deck i installed up to the max without distortion after awhile i can smell the stock amp cooking and i know its because of my high level RCA outs. So I was wondering if my kenwood (22 watts rms) would sound as...
  7. Installing aftermarket stereo but no sound

    Problems & Issues
    Hi element owners, I have a 2009 Honda element ex w/ the stock 5 speaker sound system. I installed a double din stereo in my E last week and I ran into a problem. My Sound won't work in my element. I connected all the wires correctly and got everything turned on but the only and major problem...
  8. Running RCA's to aftermarket amp?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello, this is my first post, and i am installing an Audio system in my 03 Honda element EX. I have an aftermarket HU installed, i have an aftermarket amplifier and everything is ran through except the RCA's and Remote turn on wire. This is where i need help. My amp wire is on the left side of...
  9. VIS CF Hood & Performance Technique AMP

    Trading Post
    Local Pick Up only. Located in So Cal 91335. Legit VIS Carbon Fiber Hood I bought it used from a member here, the cracks on the 2 corners were caused from shipping. Clear Coat is peeling off, all it needs is a fresh coat of clear coat and sanding. It comes with 3M tape to protect from rock chips...
  10. Connecting Aftermarket Amp to Factory Stereo for Subwoofer

    Mobile Electronics
    I want to figure out how I can hook an aftermarket amp to my factory stereo. I have a wire to rca converter right now. My plan is to by-pass the factory amp just for the subwoofer. Is there anyway I can use my converter to just hook up to the sub output in the back of the factory stereo deck? If...
  11. Problem: Stereo Cutting Out

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, I just recently bought an 03 Element off of a good buddy of mine and we're trying to figure out why the stereo will intermittently cut out. Off the highway it will come on and off and eventually I will lose all sound until I turn off the car for some time. On the highway the radio...
  12. How to Wire Aftermarket Radio to Factory Amp

    Mobile Electronics
    This diagram is ONLY for the SC, EX, and EX-P with the factory double-DIN radio, amplifier, and subwoofer. This is NOT for the DX or LX. The first picture shows how the radio is basically wired from Honda. The radio puts out a line-level(low-level) signal to the amplifier thru the big black...
  13. Possible short

    Mobile Electronics
    My whole system is self installed. My front right speaker seems to be the trouble. I've replaced the wires going to it twice and managed to solve the problem. This made me think I was running the wire through an area where it was too easily pinched. Today the amp once again went into...
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