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#170 08 Jetta Wolfsburg 2.0T 6sp DSG

Posted by Dugjt88 on 27 February 2013 - 12:38 AM

And thank you for welcoming me. referred me to the site
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#76 1997 Chevy Silverado 1500 Extended Cab

Posted by manofsteel on 12 February 2013 - 03:47 AM

Looks sweet, I haven't see Linear for days.

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#70 1997 Chevy Silverado 1500 Extended Cab

Posted by caraudiofab on 11 February 2013 - 06:55 PM

Nice install man! Really clean, on the amp rack did you think about maybe putting a piece of plexi under the amps for the led's to light up?

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#4873 Randal's 2007 Chevy Avalanche

Posted by Cablguy184 on 28 November 2018 - 01:15 AM

Nice update.

Thank You Sir. Trying to get back in the game !!!



OK. Working with a couple of mixed drinks, a measuring tape, a couple of test dummies, and some VERY well recorded music ...

I have completely reset the angles of the tweeters.

Both were raised up over the hump of the dash and repositioned more on Axis.

Not necessarily directly to the driver, more like the driver's side tweeter to the passenger's ear and the passenger's tweeter to the driver's ear.







Amazing difference !!! The stage and Image is VERY pronounce !!! Deep onto the hood and beyond the vehicle's side mirrors where everything should be !!!

I had a question if raising the tweeters would create any separation between the tweets and door mid drivers, but I have not heard anything anywhere close to separation.

Thank God this is not the case with this application.


After the new year when I get time, Plans are to remove the A-Pillars and have them fiber glassed.

Hopefully after that, I can get back to work on the doors for proper treatment. For now, I simply just don't have time to work on this.

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#4871 C.A.R's Endless Off-topic

Posted by Cablguy184 on 28 November 2018 - 12:22 AM

Love this forum. all of my pics are uploaded here. Wish there was more traffic.

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#4861 Randal's 2007 Chevy Avalanche

Posted by Cablguy184 on 09 June 2018 - 01:35 PM


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#4860 Randal's 2007 Chevy Avalanche

Posted by Cablguy184 on 09 June 2018 - 01:06 PM




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#4852 Josh's Tahoe (From SSA), turned on for the first time. 161.6DB!

Posted by Mark LaFountain on 09 April 2018 - 06:08 PM

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#483 *CAF* Duramax 2500 HD - Fiberglass Door Pods - Fiberglass Sub Box - PICS and...

Posted by caraudiofab on 24 July 2013 - 05:28 PM

Started molding the shape of the door panels.


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#482 *CAF* Duramax 2500 HD - Fiberglass Door Pods - Fiberglass Sub Box - PICS and...

Posted by caraudiofab on 24 July 2013 - 05:28 PM

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#479 *CAF* Duramax 2500 HD - Fiberglass Door Pods - Fiberglass Sub Box - PICS and...

Posted by caraudiofab on 24 July 2013 - 05:27 PM

Hello! For those of you who don't know me my name is Mark and I am the man behind "Car Audio Fabrication" on YouTube. I have posted build threads before (like this one: and if you have ever seen one you know that I love to mix in "How To" Videos throughout the build that describe the process and show each step. This build will be no different! well, it will a little bit because I am going to try to mix in a lot more pictures for your viewing pleasure!


I love to help other car audio enthusiasts young and old, newb and veteran, so if you see something you have a question about ASK! smile.gif  


The Vehicle:

Chevy Duramax 2500 HD Extended Cab (Will add pics soon)


The Gear:

Alpine Type R's 6.5" Component Speakers

10" JL Audio W3

Knukonceptz wiring wire protection products

Alpine MRP-M500

Alpine MRP-F300


The Install:

Custom Fiberglass Door Pods with Vinyl Wrapped Inserts to accent interior and match sub enclosure

Custom Fiberglass Subwoofer Enclosure (Specs to Follow)


The Goal:

Quality sound that integrates well with the vehicle and requires little to know permanent vehicle modification. (No cutting of panels allowed!)


My Goal:

Teach the readers of this thread as much about the fabrication of the pods and sub enclosure, as well as the install as I can.


Let's begin!


We started with collecting some of the gear, the ownder of the vehicle wanted to re-use his Alpine Component Speakers and JL Subwoofer, I talked him into purchasing a MRP-F300 which is the exact same foot print as the MRP-M500 and will allow for a really clean install.


The components:




The sub:








The amplifier: (Still need pics of the 4 channel)




I then determined what was needed wiring wise and put in an order with my friends over at








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#4704 Brand Spanking new Server and Host

Posted by Mark LaFountain on 10 March 2016 - 07:23 PM

After down time almost weekly as of late from our existing host who we've been with for years and years, in fact, I can't remember how long it's been so long, we have finally given up on them and changed to a new host. Our new dedicated box has 4 times the RAM, and twice the processor, also an SSD hard drive, so site load time and performance should be very notifiable.

The move is all done, and SSA is now on the new dedicated server. The other forums are also, but I have to work out some php handler issues before they will be working properly. In the mean time, please enjoy our new forum, on a brand new dedicated server with our new host.

I hope you are all as excited as Aaron and I are. It's been a long time in the making.

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#46 1997 Chevy Silverado 1500 Extended Cab

Posted by Cablguy184 on 05 February 2013 - 06:34 AM

(Front Stage Dash) Linear Power 2150 (soon to be replaced with a Linear Power LP2075 when made availiable)
(Front Stage Doors) Linear Power 2150
(center) Linear Power 2075 (when made availiable)
(rear) Head Unit Power
(Sub Stage) Linear Power LP2250 (hopefully I will get the chance to test the new Linear Power LP2400 when avialiable)
Total System Amplifier Power ... Around 1100w RMS when complete
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Sub Stage:
2 10" Linear Power / Blues Car Audio ISO-Kits
(4 10" drivers set up Isoberic ported and tuned to 22 htz in a Blow Through style / dual Chambered Ecnlosure)
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#4 Welcome to the All new!

Posted by Mark LaFountain on 10 January 2013 - 12:41 AM

We brought back an oldy but goody.  This forum was around 10+ years ago and was and will remain one of the great online car audio forums.


So bring your friends, hang out, post up your builds, ask questions, sell stuff.



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#237 02 Toyota Avalon XLS

Posted by azlnick on 23 April 2013 - 07:54 AM


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#236 02 Toyota Avalon XLS

Posted by azlnick on 23 April 2013 - 07:52 AM


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#2237 *CAF* Duramax 2500 HD - Fiberglass Underseat Sub Box - PICS and HOW TO Videos...

Posted by caraudiofab on 12 October 2013 - 07:30 PM

To see the steps that got me to this point check out the video below!



Well, thats it for now, off to a good start, I already have the bottom fiberglass molded, just need to edit the video, so you guys have to wait!  adhd.gif  Let me know what you guys think, wondering what direction you think I should go with the insert pieces, back lit, metal mesh, etc.

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#182 Edit post in threads

Posted by Cablguy184 on 07 March 2013 - 02:43 PM

I can not update my build log ... Is there any way you can fix this for me ?? or make me a temporary moderator so I can fix this ??

Thanks in advance
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#171 Old School Car Audio is my specialty

Posted by BigDWiz on 27 February 2013 - 12:51 AM

Thanks guys...there's more. I've bought and sold many over the years, but still have a few around...


Any Fosgate/Rockford Fosgate Fans?


See the OldSchoolStereo Rockford Fosgate Collection










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#1344 4 Absolute 12" subs in my 1969 chevy nova

Posted by rudy1056 on 02 September 2013 - 06:21 AM

I plan on installing 4 Absolute 12" subs in my 1969 chevy nova. My question is it a good idea to make a fiber glass enclosure or a MDF box for them? or is it not a good idea to make one for 4 subs?
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