In this video series you will learn how to install a subwoofer amplifier in the trunk of a 97-03 BMW 5 series/M5 (E39). This first video starts by removing the stock wiring and getting to the factory ground and LOC, then you'll start the connections and wiring for the ground for the new amp, then you'll mount the new amp and set up the connections at the amp, the next video covers the final amp connections, then mounting the enclosure, and finally tuning the amp.
This video explains how to remove the radio from a BMW X3 (E83) '04 and up - it covers head removal and plug swap.
In this two part instructional video, "rldel149" a barbecue & meat master, as well as all around handyman shows how to replace the integrated Toyota factory radio in a 2009 Yaris with a new HD unit. Part 1 deals with harness making and Part 2 shows the install. Good luck!
Bavarian Soundwerks teaches you how to install rear speakers in a 97-01 BMW 5 series (E39). It covers rear deck removal, rear midbass installation and reinstalling the rear deck.
Whether you're an audiophile or just a basshead (cf. Lady Tigra & Bunny), you're certain to appreciate this video, which details how to install passive crossover mid drivers in a car's stereo system. The individual steps are as follows:
If you have ever found yourself working on a car project at your home and ran out of fuses, this tutorial is for you. Instead of going out and paying around $30 to $40, make your very own. It's wasy and saves you time and money.
This video series shows you how to take off the door panels in your E36 3 series or M3, remove your stock/factory speakers, install new midrange and tweeter speakers, repair the door panels and put them back on the car.
There are many different ways to connect an iPod to an in-car stereo, however, some work significantly better than others. In this tutorial, learn how to use an FM modulator to listen to your favorite tunes. This is different than an FM transmitter which is much less reliable. The modulator is the best method of connecting an MP3 player to a car stereo without an AUX input jack. Check out this clip to get started.
Most new stereos come with an auxiliary port built in, but if you drive an older car, you're usually stuck with the radio or CD player, and we all know both of those options suck.
Bavarian Soundwerks teaches you how to install door panel speakers on a BMW 3 series (E46). Covers removal and reinstallation of your BMW's speakers for BSW's Stage 1 Audio Upgrade, a complete speaker replacement upgrade.
Covers installation of BMW X5 Subwoofer system for X5 00-06 (E53). Part 1 shows removal of original subwoofer (if present). Part 2 shows accessing the OEM amplifier and battery. Part 3 and 4 show amplifier connections. Part 5 shows amplifier power and ground for the subwoofer system. Part 6 shows fuse install, first amp sound test and amp mounting. Part 7, the final part, shows rear hatch assembly and final amplifier tuning.
Bavarian Soundwerks teaches you how to install a BSW ib108 stealth subwoofer system for BMW 3 Series, M3 Convertible 93-99 (E36).
Need a little power from your car battery? This OzLabs video will show you how to get that power in a detailed demonstration.
Jabra offers the latest in speakerphone technology: the SP700. This stylish, versatile new speakerphone can be used on its own or to transmit the calls to your car audio system with no installation necessary. This compact device can also be used to stream music stored on your mobile phone through your car stereo speakers, allowing you to enjoy your favorite track while driving. See how easy it is to use the Jabra SP700 bluetooth device in your car to answer your phone, listen to music or even...
This video shows you how to install a DSP adapter for a DICE system in a BMW E36 3 series.
Elemental Designs teaches you how to ground your 12v amplifier. Grounding an amp is a must know for any custom car stereo installation.
This video will show you how to install a new iPod car adapter into your Acura's radio.
This two part tutorial shows you how to install the rear midbass speakers and rear tweeter speakers in a '99-'06 BMW 3 series/M3 (E46) convertible.
Bavarian Soundwerks teaches you how to install door panel speakers on a BMW 7 series (E38). Part 1 of 7 - How to Install new speakers into the door panel on a BMW E38.
Scosche Industries offers this instructional users guide for its TA07 radio replacement interface in a 2007 Toyota Tundra. The TA07 will work with select 2004 and up Toyota vehicles equipped with JBL and JBL Synthesis systems. The TA07SR radio replacement interface was designed to make installation of any brand name aftermarket head-unit simple. The TA07SR allows the customer to replace the factory head unit with an aftermarket head unit and utilize their factory amplifier without having to "...
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basic on installing a car stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. Usually, when starting your stereo installation in your vehicle, you'll need to disconnect your negative battery cable.
Check out this video tutorial on how to carpet a fiberglass car subwoofer box for speakers. It's easy enough to carpet a fiberglass subwoofer box, but if you're having trouble just watch this car audio upholstery video. The carpet used is unbacked automotive carpet. If its unbacked, its pliable to bend to curves. A box made with MDF is different. Edges means you have to have seams showing.
One of the most annoying things about installing a new car audio system is the constant rattle sounds your hear. Always driving around sounding like a car full of metal junk can be quite annoying.
Check out this video tutorial on how to fiberglass a mold layup for car subwoofer speakers. If you want the best fiberglass subwoofer box, this mold layup will get you there. Just follow these car audio instructions to get a booming audio system in you vehicle. If you ever wanted to make your own speaker boxes, this is the way to go.
Learn how to create custom fiberglass Single Sub enclosures and get professional results. Easy to follow step by step methods for your car audio install. Creating subwoofer boxes from fiberglass is a stronger and lighter alternative to using wood and just as easy if you get the right materials and watch this tutorial.
This video series goes over installing a stage 1 speaker package in a '00-'06 BMW X5 (E53). This consists of front and rear speakers (all 10 drivers in the car), rear mid base and rear mid range. Video one starts with the rear door panel removal, two covers front door panel removal - midbass and tweeter installation, three covers installing the rear door panels and the last video covers midrange installation.
This tutorial shows you how to install a fun new toy in your BMW - a combination DVD player and sat-nav/gps system. You'll need a few parts you can get from any BMW dealer as well as a few basical hardware tools.
If you just got some banging new subs for the trunk of your car, then you're just about ready for the ultimate car stereo. But what kind of amp are you going to get to power those subwoofer speakers? Learn about the basics of car amplifiers in this video from Sonic Electronix, where they discusses the purpose of a car amplifier, as well as the parts of the amplifier. This includes the terminals, adjustments, types of amplifiers, and amplifier channels. Before putting together your first after...
Elemental Designs shows you how to make your own custom RCA cables which are sometimes necessary when installing car stereo or audio systems and components.
Covers installation of DICE DSP Adapter for DICE BMW iPod & iPhone Integration Kit for BMW 5 Series / M5 97-03 (E39) and X5 00-06 (E53) with Premium (DSP) sound system.
How many of your favorite CD's really fit in your tiny car? Are you stick of fumbling with CDs every twelve songs or so? Luckily, there are much easier ways to listen to music in the car today without a radio. In this video, learn how to integrate your iPod into your car and listen to your music on the go. Forget the radio and get more control over your tunes with several different methods - at all costs and convenience levels.
Check out this video tutorial on how to make a fiberglass mold layup for car speakers. For fresh molds you must put several layers of wax on and I would consider PVA as well if the mold is less then a week old. Always use PVA (or equivalent) on your plug surface before molding.
This series shows you how to take out an old stereo deck and speakers and replace them with new ones. So it's a nice series because it takes you through the entire process, from removing the old, to putting in the new, not just assuming you're starting with a gutted car.
The great thing about owning a car is the ability to do whatever you want with it. This ranges from adding a certain type of brake pads to an awesome looking spoiler.
Lookin' to pump some new tunes in your vehicle? Don't want to spend a lot of money on a professional installation?
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to safely wire an amplifier or power plug in your car.
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basics on installing car door speakers for your stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. It's easy to install a set of new door speakers for your car stereo. See how!
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basics on installing vibration dampening material for your stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. There's no better way to eliminate outside sounds than to use vibration dampening material from Dynamat for your vehicle's stereo system.
Elemental Designs will show you how to carpet a basic subwoofer box for your vehicle's system in this two-part video series. If you've ever had any trouble in the past trying to carpet your sub box, this will help explain what you might have done wrong. First you have to pick the carpet for your subwoofer box, then you have to make sure it's the right size. It's just like wrapping a present, a present for your automobile's stereo. Carpet a basic subwoofer box for your vehicle's system - Part ...
Having problems with wiring your subwoofers? Well, watch this video tutorial to see how to wire subwoofers in your car by parallel or series. You'll see exactly how to hook up the speakers to your car amp, either in series circuit or parallel circuit. It just depends on what you want. Elemental Designs shows you how.