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02Outback
05-17-2010, 12:41 AM
First of all, I will get pictures this week.

So I have a 2002 Outback LS and I recently replaced the head unit (nothing fancy) with a Sony CDX-M10 as well as a new wired remote for the driver.
http://www.amazon.com/Sony-CDXM10-Marine-Receiver-Slot/dp/B0012QEVZG

Then I swapped out the stock speakers with Polk Audio DB651 all around:
http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-6-5-Inch-Coaxial-Speakers/dp/B000P0PF9G/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1274067269&sr=1-2

Today was the final pieces...tower, amp and sub.

Went with Kicker KS600 tower speakers (2 speakers) that I got off E-Bay for $200 brand new from LAS.
http://liquidaudiosounds.com/kicker-ks600-p-25.html

The amp, I went with Kicker KX800.4 which is a pretty big amp and it does exactly what I want it to do.
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-N8ebb8cgSdS/p_206KX8004/Kicker-KX800-4.html?o=m&c=3

No link to the sub, but have a Kicker CompV 12" sub.

Now this is how I set it up..

The CD player only has 1 output (besides the bracket for the cabin speakers). So I left the cabin speakers with the bracket directly into the head unit..not really worried about the sound there.

As far as the tower speakers, wired them into the amp with a Pot switch/dial tapped in so I can control the tower speakers seperatly from the head unit/wired remote. It basically works as a remote gain that cost $5 without having to spend $300 on the Wet Sounds 420 (even though that is a sweet device!) So I will set the cabin speakers at volume 18 roughly and then adjust the towers up or down from the dial knob.

I will post pictures this week to give everybody more of an idea..

Overall though, I am happy with the set up and these are pretty loud!

newty
05-19-2010, 12:14 AM
Sounds like a nice set-up get some pics posted!