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First, the first console I had. I relocated the HVAC controls because the dash had a large screen and alpine H701 display.

Second is the SC console I updated in my 03. When it was shipped to me, some of the plastic broke. I got a discount, and I was gonna recover it anyway. I covered it in vinyl to match better and painted the side pieces..

On to the pics! (I have a full stereo in it, more pics to come, I'm new..)
 

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ruh roh raggy... this guy here knows his stuff. one of the best installers and just plain people i know. glad to see you here man.

love those little matco orange handled nippers too. got 2 sets myself even though they were WAY too much money.
 

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ruh roh raggy... this guy here knows his stuff. one of the best installers and just plain people i know. glad to see you here man.

love those little matco orange handled nippers too. got 2 sets myself even though they were WAY too much money.
Thanks Zach...

I use those nippers for cutting wire tie ends, NO MORE sharp ends to cut the next guy in line! :)
 

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Looks real good...would like to see the dash to see what's taking up the space where the hvac controls were
 

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Looks great!
 

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The first picture shows the custom made RCA cables.

The second picture is the piece above the factory upper console. It is the distribution center for the speaker wire and remote turnon/processor power.

Third picture is the Audison Connection capacitor to help smooth/filter the power going to the amplifiers.

Fourth is a shot of the doors. The vinyl looks like a better match in natural light.

Enclosure still in progress (its finished now, I have to find those pictures..) The seatbelt on that side was moved forward about 3 inches or so to give more space for the enclosure (it goes forward behind the snap off panel to get the maximum airspace..)

Stinger 1500 battery and Audison Connection Battery terminals.
 

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wow that is really cool great job.

please more pictures lol
 

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I'd like to see how you did the door panels. I just installed 2 pairs of MB Quart coaxials and had to mount them on top of the factory speaker grills because they're too big to go behind them.
 

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Here are some behind the scenes on the work needed for the doors..

1) The trim removed from the door (used a spot weld drilling bit to drill out the plastic from behind) and heat welded the speaker grill to the trim piece. Then drilled lots of holes to make sure the fiberglass bonded well with it.

2) Filled in the slots with fiberstrand. I did this for 2 reasons. 1) Trash from the pockets would fall out of the slots 2) It would be easier to cover if those slots weren't there.

3) Fiberglassed the pieces. I mixed the glass a little on the conservative side so they didn't heat up too much and warp.

4) Marine plywood spacer/adapter ring. Notice the routering to help it fit the door. There is one more spacer that goes on top of this one.

5) The spacers mounted to the door and the fiberglass applied around it all.

6) The spacers cleaned up a little.
 

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And part 2 of the door panel detail pictures...

1) test fitting.

2)The spacer, bolts to the door with 4 bolts. Has a ring of foam between the spacer and the door as well.

3) Taping the inside of the door so the fiberstrand doesn't stick to it.

4) Filling in any gaps between the panel and the spacer.

5) Covering the panels!!

6) Before the panel went on.
 

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great stuff, digging the amp rack and rear box a lot. Is that for a 10 or 12 and how much space is in that?
Its a Hertz Hi-Energy 12. The gross airspace was 1.7 cubic foot. I will post some pics of the enclosure..
 

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dude your E is sick. We gotta meet up one of these weekends so i can google at it in person. and you can see my uber weak mods in comparison to yours. :lol:
 

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All I can say is WOW!!!

That is some NICE work!!!!

Trust me, I have seen some NICE work too!!

Here is some of the wiring my OLD company did (not my work) :





 
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