Your subwoofer needs to be in a proper enclosure to get the best sound.speaker box close up image by rvvelde from Fotolia.comBuilding your own enclosure for your subwoofers is a great way to save money on the installation of your stereo system. While building a subwoofer box can be...
The exterior of your car or truck can look perfectly spotless, as if it were just driven off the lot for the very first time. However, you cannot be truly proud of your vehicle if the interior is stained. To have the entire package, you need to know how to properly clean the upholstery and carpet. W
A few common car radio installation questions and my answers. My car doesnt have an ISO connector as standard, is this going to be a problem?
If you are an avid traveller, finding out what the best portable DVD players are might seriously increase the pleasure of globe-trotting for you. Most people like visiting new and exotic locations. However, the endless ...
The stock stereo in some model years of Volkswagen Jetta was made by Monsoon, an aftermarket stereo brand. These stereos were considered to be an upgraded model from the factory stereo, and cost extra to have installed in the vehicle. Although this is a nice stereo, some people would like to upgrade
Many Kenwood car stereo systems now come with a built-in auxiliary (AUX) port. This port allows you to connect outside devices like MP3 players, CD players and even televisions and DVD players to the stereo system. However, many of these devices do not fit into the standard 3.5mm audio AUX port. Bec
Although the 1999 Ford Escort is known more as an economy car than a luxury car, that doesn't mean it can't have luxury car features. That starts with the stereo, and integrating in new features like in-dash navigation and an iPod connection. These features can all be added using an aftermarket ster
The 2000 Pontiac Montana features a 3.4-liter six-cylinder engine. The battery is located in the engine compartment behind the passenger side headlight assembly. It fits snugly inside the engine compartment and requires the removal of a cross brace to gain access to the side-post battery. The batter
Keyless entry and automatic starter remotes have become nearly standard features on most vehicles around the world, whether they were installed by the manufacturer or aftermarket. One common aftermarket brand is the Astrostart system, which features a two-button transmitter that can be synched to yo
Always losing your smart phone in your car? Or just sick of your smartphone being unreachable when you need it the most? Or perhaps, you want to use it but cannot due to it living ...
The GMC Canyon came in base model trim with an AM/FM radio, or with a CD player that also featured MP3 connectivity and satellite radio. If you own a base model Canyon, one inexpensive way to upgrade the stereo is to buy the stereo that came with the higher-up trim level, at a wrecking yard. This sa
Japanese cars, including those made by Toyota, Honda and Nissan, both in the US and in Japan, are supplied with radios. The default installation in new cars often includes a CD (Compact Disc) player as well. As an upgrade, it is possible to request a DVD (Digital Video Disc) player. The DVD player a
Bulldog Security's Remote Start is a system that allows you to start your car remotely. This allows your vehicle to warm up or cool down before you enter it. After the remote start has been programmed, using the remote start is simple. To start your vehicle simply press key #1 on the remote control.
Car stereo installation is a complex procedure to follow and therefore, you should learn about some of straight facts right away before going for the real time installation procedures.
If you are considering buy a GPS system you need to do your research. There are many devices on the market, some better than others with more bells and whistles than you could imagine. Garmin is the market leader followed somewhat closely by TomTom.
The stereos available in 1994 for the Toyota 4Runner aren't very advanced when compared to the stock stereos of today's cars and trucks. That doesn't mean that you can't modernize your older truck with newer parts, as aftermarket stereos can be installed simply with just a few basic tools. Before yo
After you are excited to see your new and chic car, never forget to prepare a complete set of automobile accessories for your vehicle. Needless to say, with finest car accessories, you are able to ...
Editing your iPhone or smartphone contacts can help you improve access with the Ford Sync system. When it comes to most smartphones, the critical first step is entering the contact data correctly.
Deal Only with Quality ComponentsWhen designing and building a car audio system, it is important to deal only in brand-name components of proven quality. While inexpensive components may offer an attractive price point, the potential sacrifice in quality often leads to a sound output that...
If mobile electronics stores make you think of bass-blasting subwoofers and car stereos, you're still stuck in the last century! Today many mobile electronics specialists have branched out well past audio and into the realm of complete car customization. From aesthetic personalization like rims