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Old 6th January 2009, 14:42   #556
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1. Car

Hyundai Getz 1.3

2. what is your existing setup (HEADUNITS, SPEAKERS, AMPS, DSP,SW etc.)

Head unit : Sony Xplod 5500 (Upgrading soon)
Front comps: Blaupunkt VC 172
Rear Speakers : None
Sub Woofer: GZ MK2 Custom Made Ported Box
AMPS: Blaupunkt GT4 800 4 channel
Wiring: BOSS

3. How much did it cost ?

About 30k

4. What kind of music do you listen to ?

Mainly Hip - Hop, rest depends on mood

5. would you recommend it to others???

Except for wires ,Yes..

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Old 6th January 2009, 14:54   #557
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1. Car
Alto Vxi

2. what is your existing setup (HEADUNITS, SPEAKERS, AMPS, DSP,SW etc.)

Head unit : Pio 6850
Front comps: Focal 165VRS
Rear Speakers : Illusion Audio EL963
Sub Woofer: GZ Radioactive 12XD-AL
AMPS: JBL GTO 504 (front and rear speakers); Twister 2 channel
Wiring: 4AWG
More details at http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/sound-...actored-3.html
3. How much did it cost ?

About 75K(done in stages)

4. What kind of music do you listen to ?

Dhink chak

5. would you recommend it to others
Yes
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Old 12th January 2009, 13:07   #558
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1. Car
i10 Era

2. what is your existing setup (HEADUNITS, SPEAKERS, AMPS, DSP,SW etc.)

Head unit : Blaupunkt Hamburg MP57
Front Speakers: Co-axial JBL GT5 652
Rear Speakers : GT5 963
Sub Woofer: None
AMPS: Currently None
Wiring: JBL Original Wire Set

3. How much did it cost ?

21K
Blaupunkt - 14K with B&W
JBL GT5 652 - 1.9K with B&W
JBL GT5 963 - 3.9K with B&W
Wooden Parcel Tray - 1150
4. What kind of music do you listen to ?

Soft Rock, Hindi (Old & new), Classical

5. would you recommend it to others
Yes
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Old 4th February 2009, 00:18   #559
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1. Car

Skoda Octavia vRs

2. what is your existing setup

Head unit : Alpine 9830 + KCA 420i Adapter for iPod connectivity.

Front comps: GZ RC - 16X
Rear comps: Illusion Electras 6.1

Sub Woofer: 2 * Ground Zero 30 SPL
4 channel Amp (powering the comps) : JBL GTO 1004e
Mono Amp (powering the 2 subs) : JBL GTO 14001



3. How much did it cost ?

Almost 1 Lac


4.How serious were your about your system?
Damn serious.

5. which kind of music do you listen to ?

Hindi, Rock, Punjabi, Bass Songs


6. would you recommend it to others??

Definitely!
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Old 16th February 2009, 19:37   #560
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1. Car

Honda City ZX Gxi


2. What is your existing setup (HEADUNITS, SPEAKERS, AMPS, DSP,SW etc.)

Head unit : Pioneer 5050 UB
Front comps: iD CTX 6.5
Rear Speakers : JBL GTO 937
Sub Woofer: JBL CS1204T Bass Tube
AMPS: Blaupunkt GT4 MKII (4 ch), Eclipse XA-1000 (Mono)
Wiring: Bull 4 GA Amp Kit, Kicker Speaker and woofer cable & Audison Power distribution block

3. How much did it cost ?

Head unit : Rs. 5k (After exchanging stock HU)
Front comps: Rs. 13.9k
Rear Speakers : Rs. 3k
Sub Woofer: Rs. 5k
AMPS: Rs. 6k (4 ch.)
Rs. 8k (Mono- got it from US)
Wiring & Install : Rs. 13k
Damping : Rs. 3.2k

Total around 55k

4. What kind of music do you listen to ?

Bollywood, Instrumental, Ghazals, Punjabi

5. Would you recommend it to others???

Recommend to audition before installing anything, leaving back your perception.
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Old 17th February 2009, 00:05   #561
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1. Car
Swift Vxi

2. What is your existing setup?
Head unit : Kenwood KDC MP5033U (USB Port, 2 Aux, 24 bit DAC,22*4)
Front : JBL GTO 607c
Rear : Kenwood 6" Coaxials
Sub-Woofer: JBL GT5 S-12
Amplifier : Kenwood KAC 8401
Wiring+RCAs - GZ+Ichiban+Illusion
Damping - Noisekill

Installation at Boom, Mumbai

3. How much did it cost?
Kenwood KDC MP5033U ~ 5000 (From the Middle East in 2006)
JBL GTO 607c - 3700 (w/o B&W, GP Road, Chennai)
Kenwood 6" Coaxials - 2000
JBL GT5 S-12 - 2900
Sealed Box - 1200
Kenwood KAC 8401 - 5800 (Premium in Mumbai due to shortage!)
GZ+Ichiban+Illusion - 4450
Noise Kill - 2700 (Front Doors + Boot)
Installation - 1500

Total 29250/-

4. How serious were your about your system?
Built the system over time. check the 'Show Off' section for details

5. What kind of music do you listen to?
Everything except western classical and death metal.

6. Would you recommend it to others?
For those looking at decent SQ within budget, a resounding yes!

7. Future upgardes -
Nothing planned!

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Old 17th February 2009, 23:44   #562
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1. Car: Maruti Esteem VX 2001 MPFi

2. What is your existing setup and how much did it cost?

The breakup of costs for the components is somewhat like this:
(PS: i haven't mentioned the prices of the stuff i bought used, and i thought i'd put their MRP for convenience, since the actual cost of the entire setup would not be indicative, if I were to furnish the used prices.)


Head Unit: Alpine CDA-9887
Rs. 21000/-



Speakers:

Front: Illusion Audio Luccent IM-6.1 Component System
Rs. 15990/-

Rear: Ground Zero MK2 6”x9” coaxials
Rs. 4950/-

Subwoofer: Illusion Audio Luccent IM-12
Rs. 10,500/-



Amplifiers
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Components and Rear Fills: Ground Zero TA120MK2 4 Channel Power Amplifier
Rs. 10,990/-

Subwoofer: Rockford Fosgate Punch 325.2 2 Channel Power Amplifier
Rs. 5300/- (USA- Crutchfield.com)



Subwoofer Enclosure: Custom Made MDF Enclosure measuring 1.65 Cu. Ft.
Rs. 3500/-


Damping:
NoiseKill in the Front Doors and Boot: 35 Sq ft @ Rs. 150/ sq ft.
Rs. 5250/-

Fiber Glassing in the Front Door Pads
Rs. 1200/-





Wiring:
Illusion Audio 16AWG Reference Series Cabling
Rs. 1050/- *2= Rs. 2100/-


Twister Amplifier Wiring Kit
Rs. 1750/-


Polycab 2GA 6 Mtrs Power Cabling(36 sq. mm)
Rs. 170/- per meter*6= Rs. 1020/-


Boss Audio Wiring
Rs. 350/- (for one RCA for the Rear Ovals)


Ichibahn Fuse and Holder
Rs. 450/-+ Rs. 350/-= Rs. 800



Installation: Rs. 7500/-




Final Cost:
Rs. 92,200/-


PS: Jesus, O Jesus, Let my Dad never see this thread :-(


4. How serious were your about your system?
Answer: Sold my house, my parents, my degree and still had to borrow some money from team bhpians in our last meet.
PS: i still owe someone my dinner money from that meet!

5. What kind of music do you listen to?

Answer:
  • I listen to a lot of Contemporary and Classic Rock. Hindi music also figures on my list, but nothing chamkeela. I listen to what they call, the real music.
  • Do not like stuff that is Neo Famous, and would prefer it if people listened to their hearts and not their heads and wallets while creating music.
  • I hate opening the boot and showing people how much excursion my sub woofer can make, or sticking a Decibel Meter on the windshield to show people some random numbers.
  • I love my music and can go to any limits to make sure that I get what I want.
6. Where was the install completed?
Answer: Hermit Audio, by Ajay Kamath.

7. Would you recommend it to others?
Answer: I recommend an audition. Its upto them if they enjoy music this way. Everyone likes their music in a peculiar way. I am one of them.

8. Future upgrades?
Answer: A wife, A beautiful house, A fledgling Clinic, A mistress.. OOOPS..


Over and out!
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Old 18th February 2009, 14:45   #563
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Boss Audio Wiring
Rs. 350/- (for one RCA for the Rear Ovals)
Why O Why ?!?!

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4. How serious were your about your system?
Answer: Sold my house, my parents, my degree and still had to borrow some money from team bhpians in our last meet.
8. Future upgrades?
Answer: A wife, A beautiful house, A fledgling Clinic, A mistress.. OOOPS..
Haha, so is that the final install or would you end up changing stuff before some components can even run in!
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5. What kind of music do you listen to?

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  • I listen to a lot of Contemporary and Classic Rock. Hindi music also figures on my list, but nothing chamkeela. I listen to what they call, the real music.!
Doc Saab, Chamkeela is real music.. Put Chamkeela CD in once and if you understand you'll forget everything else!
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Old 18th February 2009, 15:10   #565
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Haha, so is that the final install or would you end up changing stuff before some components can even run in!
Actually, the serious upgrades start only after that.
1. Kids
2. Grey Hair
3. Pot Belly
3. Receding hairline.
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Old 18th February 2009, 16:42   #566
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1. Car

Hyundai Verna Sx VGT

2. what is your existing setup (HEADUNITS, SPEAKERS, AMPS, DSP,SW etc.)

Stock Kenwood Headunit With Stock Speakers.

NOW

Rainbow Slx 265 Deluxe Components @ 12k

Rainbow Ipaul 4.300 Amp @ 27k

Image Dynamics Idv3 D2 12" @ 13.4k

Fully Connection Audison + Kicker speaker and sub wire @ 11.5k

3. How much did it cost ?

70k

4.How serious were you about your system?

Very Very serious. Got the install from professionals.


5. What kind of music do you listen to ?

90% Punjabi (all kinds) , 5% hindi and 5% Sufi.


6. would you recommend it to others ?

If their taste maches with mine , yes.
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1. what is your existing setup
HU- Pioneer 3090UB 8K
Speakers: Front - Polk Components with Cross overs and tweeters 7.5K
Rear: Polk Coaxials 4.5K
Amp- Blaupunkt GT4 MK2 4 Channel 800W 7K
Subwoofer- Polk in Bassworx sealed box. 6K

2. How much did it cost ?
36K INR

3.How serious were your about your system?
Very serious. This is my second car and i wanted much better sound compared to previous one.

4. which kind of music do you listen to ??
Deep bass.

5. would you recommend it to others???
I would recommend Polk speakers and subwoofers. They are reasonably priced and the sound effect is superb.

The setup is done in Getz CRDi.

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Haha, so is that the final install or would you end up changing stuff before some components can even run in!
heheh. this time i'll make sure I run them in just fine!!!! love the setup now. so will not part with anything till it goes krrrrrrr krrrrrrrrr...


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[/list]Doc Saab, Chamkeela is real music.. Put Chamkeela CD in once and if you understand you'll forget everything else!

i put it sometimes. but i really prefer NOT chamkeela music daily. like today i was listening to that song from Oye Lucky, its called Jugni. heard it like 5 times lol!


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Actually, the serious upgrades start only after that.
1. Kids
2. Grey Hair
3. Pot Belly
3. Receding hairline.
i already have everything except for 1. no wait, 1 is there, but no one knows about them :-P
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Actually, the serious upgrades start only after that.
1. Kids
2. Grey Hair
3. Pot Belly
3. Receding hairline.
I agree..

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heheh. this time i'll make sure I run them in just fine!!!! love the setup now. so will not part with anything till it goes krrrrrrr krrrrrrrrr...

Set up is great, Frank. But you still haven't told us the reason for the BOSS RCA!

i put it sometimes. but i really prefer NOT chamkeela music daily. like today i was listening to that song from Oye Lucky, its called Jugni. heard it like 5 times lol!

Sounds good eh! Will sound even better once the speakers break in completely (not literally).
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1. Car: Maruti Esteem VX 2001 MPFi

2. What is your existing setup and how much did it cost?

The breakup of costs for the components is somewhat like this:
(PS: i haven't mentioned the prices of the stuff i bought used, and i thought i'd put their MRP for convenience, since the actual cost of the entire setup would not be indicative, if I were to furnish the used prices.)


Head Unit: Alpine CDA-9887
Rs. 21000/-



Speakers:

Front: Illusion Audio Luccent IM-6.1 Component System
Rs. 15990/-

Rear: Ground Zero MK2 6x9 coaxials
Rs. 4950/-

Subwoofer: Illusion Audio Luccent IM-12
Rs. 10,500/-



Amplifiers
:

Components and Rear Fills: Ground Zero TA120MK2 4 Channel Power Amplifier
Rs. 10,990/-

Subwoofer: Rockford Fosgate Punch 325.2 2 Channel Power Amplifier
Rs. 5300/- (USA- Crutchfield.com)



Subwoofer Enclosure: Custom Made MDF Enclosure measuring 1.65 Cu. Ft.
Rs. 3500/-


Damping:
NoiseKill in the Front Doors and Boot: 35 Sq ft @ Rs. 150/ sq ft.
Rs. 5250/-

Fiber Glassing in the Front Door Pads
Rs. 1200/-





Wiring:
Illusion Audio 16AWG Reference Series Cabling
Rs. 1050/- *2= Rs. 2100/-


Twister Amplifier Wiring Kit
Rs. 1750/-


Polycab 2GA 6 Mtrs Power Cabling(36 sq. mm)
Rs. 170/- per meter*6= Rs. 1020/-


Boss Audio Wiring
Rs. 350/- (for one RCA for the Rear Ovals)


Ichibahn Fuse and Holder
Rs. 450/-+ Rs. 350/-= Rs. 800



Installation: Rs. 7500/-




Final Cost:
Rs. 92,200/-


PS: Jesus, O Jesus, Let my Dad never see this thread :-(


4. How serious were your about your system?
Answer: Sold my house, my parents, my degree and still had to borrow some money from team bhpians in our last meet.
PS: i still owe someone my dinner money from that meet!

5. What kind of music do you listen to?

Answer:
  • I listen to a lot of Contemporary and Classic Rock. Hindi music also figures on my list, but nothing chamkeela. I listen to what they call, the real music.
  • Do not like stuff that is Neo Famous, and would prefer it if people listened to their hearts and not their heads and wallets while creating music.
  • I hate opening the boot and showing people how much excursion my sub woofer can make, or sticking a Decibel Meter on the windshield to show people some random numbers.
  • I love my music and can go to any limits to make sure that I get what I want.
6. Where was the install completed?
Answer: Hermit Audio, by Ajay Kamath.

7. Would you recommend it to others?
Answer: I recommend an audition. Its upto them if they enjoy music this way. Everyone likes their music in a peculiar way. I am one of them.

8. Future upgrades?
Answer: A wife, A beautiful house, A fledgling Clinic, A mistress.. OOOPS..


Over and out!
Hey, your setup looks gr8 but be in for a surprise from the 9887.. i just changed my week old 9887 with a Pio 8850 and the 8850 beats the 9887 hands down.
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