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What's so good about the timing? Are your logs slow and need something to apss the time lol tongue.gif

A bit yes but thats beside the point lol.

A: I just finished some light prototyping you might wanna get a piece of for this (Everyone loves rave lights and loud sound smile.gif )
B: You might have it finished for toronto or close to it.
C: Idk, I just read a lot of case logs, not a lot of cars though.
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What's so good about the timing? Are your logs slow and need something to apss the time lol tongue.gif

A bit yes but thats beside the point lol.

A: I just finished some light prototyping you might wanna get a piece of for this (Everyone loves rave lights and loud sound smile.gif )
B: You might have it finished for toronto or close to it.
C: Idk, I just read a lot of case logs, not a lot of cars though.

 

I'm still leaning towards using red EL-Wire under the dash, seats, and trunk area, both the main compartment, and the spare tire well.
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Go all out, with a 0 guage Positive and Ground run, that way you'll never need to upgrade unless you're going over 3000w RMS
Get a sundown amp and DC sub and theres your bass sorted
Sundown components or Focal components, a 4 channel amp, and think up a sub box/amp rack setup and your car'll look great!
At the moment I'm running the stock head unit with an alpine 1242D wired to 2 ohms on a PDX 1.600 600 watt amplifier and focal PS 165 components, it sounds great but i crave for more bass, im considering an SAZ 2500D amp and a DC Audio Level 4 12" Sub and the components'll have to be amped at at least 90W RMS to keep up, thats after i finish this car pc, or the wheels im thinking of buying
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Well all the speakers are getting 90 W RMS from the dual Alpine KTP-445U setup with separate HPF settings and all 4 speakers with individual gain setting to match output volume.  Right now it's just the new power cable to the back and a distribution block.

 

I just got a new battery before Xmas since the old one was only 410 CCA and wasn't starting very nicely in -40 C weather. The new battery has 530 CCA so the old battery is going in the back.  I picked up a couple Everstart top-post batter clamps that have a 4, 6, and 8 gauge connector coming off to I can use that to help with connecting it.  I'd like to stick all Alpine since I've had no problems with them yet and like being able to prove that an all Alpine system can compete no problem.

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This is cool stuff! You should cross-post this to CarForum.
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This is cool stuff! You should cross-post this to CarForum.

I like your avatar.
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This is cool stuff! You should cross-post this to CarForum.

 

Not sure I can since it's a sponsored mod.

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Well picked up 2 automotive relays, a 12-terminal strip, a rocker switch with a small red LED, some spade connectors, and a couple diodes. Also ordered a dual power + ground distribution block wih 4-gauge input to 4 8-gauage outputs and a shop parts manual.

First on the list is measuring out the spare tire well and cutting a wooden insert that is the perfect size then lining the well with foam tape to keep vibrations away. The wooden "bowl" insert whouls fit in just pefrectly and not need mounting down, although I might try to use the center post that the spare tire is normally bolted too if I can find the original bolt or make my own.

Second battery is already installed and working perfectly, no more dimming high-beams while playing music. Even when starting the car the lights no longer dim. Still thinking if I should remove the 500 mF capacitor or not. If anything I'll keep it in for the small bit of filtering it provides along with the built-in voltage readout and a handy place to make some 8-gauge connections using eye-loops rather than more distribution blocks.



Rather large update to the thread will come later this week. I've pretty much settled on moving to a entertainment system based around my Nexus 7 tablet wiuth either CM10 or Ubuntu 13.04 with XBMC. The difference between the built-in DAC of the Nexus 7 vs. Bluetooth to the deck is rather large. I get better quality over Bluetooth and it allows my to control the Nexus 7 form my steering wheel controls as well. I've already installed a new 2 A USB port under the head unit in the CD tray to power the hungry tablet's internals (BT, Wi-Fi, GPS, Screen, NFC) so that won't be a problem and it has the same ground and 12 V supply as the head unit and the amps in the rear so I get no ground loops.



I'm in the process of sourcing out a good 12 V regulator to provide a steady 8-12 V DC with 12 V being the max so I can power my Ultra Kaze 3000's as cooling fans for "cabinet" along with some LED lighting or maybe some EL-wire. I'm thinking I might need around 5 A at a clean 12 V for that purpose.
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CHILZ - Lan Rig
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CANARY - Main Rig
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CADILLAC - HTPC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
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Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
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Massive picture update:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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Small surprise update in a small package, but a big idea:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the workshop where all the magic happens:

 

 

 

 

And a small demo video of the first attempt:

 

CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
  hide details  
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CHILZ - Lan Rig
(17 items)
 
CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Acer Media 220 W SFF Acer X1800 Acer Optical 
Mouse PadAudio
The TV cabinet Denon 2808 7.1 AVR + Dahlquist 350W 8" Sub + Kl... 
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