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New Must-Have iPhone Apps for Audio Enthusiast

Jan 23, 2015 by .


If you have read even a handful of my posts, you know that I hate the iPod. The iPhone is different. I don’t have but, I sometimes I wish I did. I recently discovered a few apps for the iPhone that are awesome. If you are The believe technique viagra price comparison spray and. On […]

Q Logic Enclosures Official Press Release

Aug 14, 2014 by .


PD Investments, LLC of Dallas, Texas acquires Q Logic, Q Customs Enclosures and Q Forms custom kick panels manufacturing and distribution of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Monday August 18, 2014 Scott Ringo | 214-212-9049 | PD Investments of Dallas Texas founded and owned by Scott and Cammy Ringo have acquired the ongoing operations of Q Logic […]

Kicker Car Audio to layoff 15-18%

Oct 22, 2009 by .


Yet another sign of hard times ahead for the car audio industry, Stillwater Designs, home of Kicker Car Audio, has announced plans to lay off 15 to 18% of all staff my the end of the month. This is the first time in the company’s 36-year history that they have had to lay off employees. […]

Death of a motorsport- Is car audio competition dead?

Oct 04, 2009 by .


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 […]

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

Sep 16, 2009 by .


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, […]

How do I get my system louder?

Jul 27, 2009 by .


One of the greatest tools in the audiophile toolbox is math. What? Math sucks you say. Well I say get your calculators out and start working your brain. This will be fun, honest. In retail, chat forums and lunch rooms across the country the single most common questions are “how do I get my system […]

Car Audio Upgrades – The Big Three

Jul 05, 2009 by .


While every system uses different components, there is one area that is often overlooked, the wiring. I am not talking about the power and ground wire that runs to the amps or the speaker wires, I am referring to the charging system. Before adding anything else, upgrading these wires is critical for optimum performance. Most […]

New Shelby Vehicles Introduced

Jul 01, 2009 by .


2009 Mid-America Ford and Shelby Nationals This year marked the 35th annual Mid-America Ford and Shelby Nationals event held at several locations in Tulsa, OK area. The 5-day long event included road racing at Hallett Motor Circuit, drag racing at Tulsa Raceway Park and a car show at the Southern Hills Marriott in Tulsa, OK. […]

Auto Aftermarket Industry Scrapped

Jun 21, 2009 by .


The US government as well as many state governments have been trying for years to get rid of us. We are the automotive hobbyists. Whether it is suspension limits (lifting or lowering), noise ordinances or emissions restrictions, they just don’t like us or some reason. The latest attempt is a doozy. The US congress has […]