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How To Install the Q Logic 2005-up Mustang Q-Custom

Oct 13, 2009 by .

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This post is a little different from what I normally do around here. I thought it was high-time I actually showed you guys how to do something. To that end, I chose to demonstrate just how easy it is to install a Q Logic Q-Custom. Since I am more into muscle cars than imports and […]

Death of a motorsport- Is car audio competition dead?

Oct 04, 2009 by .

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This weekend (October 3rd and 4th) marked the 22nd annual USACi World Finals event in Tulsa, OK. Held at the Tulsa Convention Center, this year’s event was a unified World Finals, combining the USACi (United Sates Autosound Competition International)  finals with dB Dragracing finals. Featuring a combined total of 100 competitors (including those registered in […]

Need a new camera? Mamiya has the answer.

Oct 02, 2009 by .

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Are you into photography? Do you like to take fancy pictures of mountains, floating butterflies and speeding cars? Do you need to print said photographs on paper the size of the empire state building with High-Definition quality? Then the latest offerings from Mamiya are a necessity for you. Never heard of Mamiya? They are one […]

Square hole in a round peg

Sep 30, 2009 by .

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I move to the beat of a different drum. When most people move left, I move north. I just don’t try to fit in anymore. As a kid, that was the thing, you try to shape yourself to fit the mold that was “cool” or popular, so that you would have friends and to get […]

Drag Racing for fun and well, fun

Sep 27, 2009 by .

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Drag racing is fun. Lots of fun. Especially if you can do it on the cheap and have grudge matches against your friends. That is what this weekend was all about for me. I spent Friday putting in a new set of 4.11:1 gears in the GS (my 1971 Buick GS convertible), which was finished […]

Are you a fan or a fanatic?

Sep 19, 2009 by .

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I am a gearhead. Just about every piece of clothing I own has grease, oil and general car funk stains on them. Except for a few nice pants and some Polo shirts, I wear jeans and T-shirts. I even buy Mechanix Wear shoes. I live in the garage, under the dash, in the motor or […]

Get the latest installation technology with the new In-Car-Entertainment book from CarTech books

Sep 16, 2009 by .

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While it may seem like shameless self-promotion (which it is), my latest book, “How to Design and Install In-Car Entertainment Systems” is finally on the shelves. After months of hard work, late nights and several purpose-built systems, the book is done and on the boat from China. Yeah, they print them in China. Don’t worry, […]

Great Protection Service, add GPS tracking for your car

Sep 12, 2009 by .

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In today’s world, brazen thievery threatens us every day. Whether it is your kid’s backpack, your briefcase, laptop or your prized muscle car, theft is on the rise. But how do you protect your belongings from these low-down dirty criminals? A couple of enterprising companies may have the answer, GPS. While GPS tracking devices such […]

Small car Subwoofer solutions

Sep 06, 2009 by .

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So, you are bass head and you want to add some thump to your ride. The problem is that your ride is small, like a Corvette, Miata or some other two-seater with not much room. What are your options? The answer to this question which plagues a lot of audio fanatics depends on your resources. […]

Oldsmobile built the original Donk

Aug 27, 2009 by .

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So, you think the whole donk, box and bubble craze is new? Think again. Oldsmobile built the original way back in the 1911. During my recent visit to the GM Heritage Center in Dearborn, Michigan, I got a chance to see some really cool cars. One of which inspired this post. Donks are semi-cool. In case […]