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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:41 PM
Ok,
So I'm going to start this build soon, just trying to map out the design & layout of the product and install. I will have a temp install I'm waiting for some if the parts to come out and for the cash on others..

The Car: 2012 Fiat 500
The Goal: Best sound quality possible in a small car.
The Gear:
Idea #1:
Hybrid Audio
L8se (Kicks)
L3se (A-Pillar)
ISW8"/Hybrid 13.5" Sealed (Front foot well/under dash)

Amps:
Mosconi
AS 200.4 (Front Stage)
AS 200.4 (Sub/Subs)

Processor:
Mosconi
6to8

Wire/Connections: Open to vender
Battery: Open To vender


Idea #2:
Hybrid Audio
L6se (Kicks)
L3pro (A-Pillar)
L1R2 (A-Pillar)
ISW8"/ Hybrid 13.5" Sealed (Front foot well/under dash)

Amps:
Mosconi
AS 200.4 (L6se & L3pro)
AS 100.4 (L1R2 & Sub/Subs)

Processor:
Mosconi
6to8

Wire/Connections: Open to vender
Battery: Open To vender

Pictures of the car (More refrence size pictures soon)
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7208/7025529413_e99d3cdabb_b.jpg

All the crap on the dash is temp iPod stuff & radar
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The Hood latch is movible
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:42 PM
Thinking of a nice flush amp rack
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:44 PM
Battery area
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The Wheels
http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=6843&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1298419949

The Fiat 500 I like alot
http://bitcast-r.v1.sjc1.bitgravity.com/nightmobile/cars/images2/100000/3000/200/103255.jpg

Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:44 PM
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iPhone in the drivers visor not finished yet.
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:45 PM
Another picture so you can reference size
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good shot of the pass kick
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Focal amp is for sale FYI

Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:46 PM
The iPhone unit I am using is a Kenwood KOS-A300
bad ass lil unit for OEM integration, lets you add iPhone/iPod control, Bluetooth, Sirius Radio and USB. Charges and you can control Skip on Pandora no Thumbs up or Down.
Not sure why this unit was chopped from the line up.

>>Kenwood KOS-A300<< (http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113KOSA300/Kenwood-KOS-A300-Factory-Radio-Upgrade-System.html)



The Gear

Speakers & Sub/Subs
Hybrid Audio Technologies
Hybrid Audio Technologies - Legatia SE (http://hybrid-audio.com/products/06-se.html)

Amps & processor
Mosconi
AS200.4
Mosconi - AS200.4 (http://mosconi-system.it/as200.4.php)

6to8 DSP
Mosconi - News (http://mosconi-system.it/articolo.php?id=27&arg=2)

Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:49 PM
Just a small update..doing the the new Visor iPhone holder.
I should be doing the amp rack & maybe start the wiring but not sure .. waiting on a word back from sponsors..
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:50 PM
So I made a mock up amp of the Mosconi AS 200.4
so I can get started with the layout.

just some basic pictures here.. more stuff soon.
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:51 PM
Starting with the ARC10 sealed will change to the Hybrid soon..
But here we go..
.60^ sealed 3/4" MDF with bodyfiller/fiberglassresin on the inside
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Checking the fit.. its snug
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made the cutout for the sub to fit flush, and mocked up the design
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made the rings for the pressed grill (shaped like the Fiat 500 tail lights)
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:54 PM
the subwoofer grill will be kinda cool..
all 3 will be painted the silver like the body, black mesh pressed grilles
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Ok update.
Got it in and just need to finish the latch area..
check it..

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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:55 PM
the OEM speaker

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Needed to modify the speaker so I could make a perfect templet..
FYI you can install a speakers upto 5" deep in this door..
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ok now I have My templet for the Fiat 500..I will finish them after work tomorrow
If you need adaptor rings made PM me I can hook you up..
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:55 PM
Ok so a bit done today, ran the speaker wire for the Midbass and tweeters, I found a spot for the crossovers.
Now I am just waiting for my >>STP Sound Treatment (http://www.stp-distribution.com/en/)
Made the Speaker templet and the base for the midbass drivers..

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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:56 PM
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Troy_Audi0
06-03-2012, 03:57 PM
here is the mock up..
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Troy_Audi0
06-10-2012, 02:41 AM
So the other day I got my old power wire out and cleaner it up, now covered in Grey Texflex, I have some pictures showing the proper way to run wire in the Fiat 500.
I Mounted my breaker temp till I get a chance to make the custom bettery holder.

Ok get under the dash find the Burgundy plug Lock, pull and lift.. to remove the connector, you will need a razor knife to cut the fire wall cover away.
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Here are some shots from the engine side.
Looking between the (Black Brake lines) you can see the rubber grommet.
On the second picture you can see on the right hand side under the lip the cutout in the firewall cover.
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Use a 10mm deep socket to remove the throttle, I used a Snap ring grommet with rubber seal got it off ebay for $1.30
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Sticky pad with ziptie mounted on the under side. (used 90^ bit holder)
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I used (3) Zipties to mount the 0awg wire to the power harness under the dash II <- (2) like this, then slip (1) like this ---- <---- that way you can mount it to the harness and the to wire.
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The finished product.. I ran the rest under the console and under the rear seat.. more pictures later
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Troy_Audi0
08-05-2012, 05:36 PM
Not much Audio progress but got a Injen Cold Air Intake, swapped the ugly 10mm with hex bolt with washers..

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FiatGusto
08-05-2012, 06:13 PM
Wow, you are a genius!
Now, from one who wears double hearing aids due to hearing damage caused by my lust for louder and louder music, be careful so you can appreciate all the work you are doing for a long time from the finish of your project.
Permanent damage was done for me in a very short blast of bass.

Troy_Audi0
08-06-2012, 02:39 AM
Ha ha Thank you!, I am into sound quality so mad bass is not on my list.. at times I will "Reckless Bass" but for the most part it is designed to sound very good.
I will keep the updates coming..

Troy_Audi0
09-27-2012, 01:16 AM
Got a few sweet shots of my Car thanks to my boy at Lamborghini Las Vegas

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Warren O
09-27-2012, 11:35 AM
Are you using an analyzer for the timing of the drivers? And do you have a DSP to accommodate same?

Troy_Audi0
09-27-2012, 11:25 PM
Warren,
I will have one coming soon but I have been putting the funds into my family so the project has slowed down a bit..
it will pick up pace soon.

Troy_Audi0
10-08-2012, 02:43 PM
Here is a video let me know what you think of the new exhaust system,
Its at Red Rock State Park in Nevada.. About 15 minutes (Or Less outside of Vegas)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIHIuEARx6o&amp;sns=em

Picture of the tip.. more pictures as soon as im not so lazy..
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steven4264
10-09-2012, 10:59 PM
Please post a pic of your tail lights, they look cool from the side

Troy_Audi0
10-14-2012, 01:35 PM
So I got sick of my install already if you know me you know this is not new.. And I always say Ok This is the last redo for this system.. So here I go..
This is the last Redo for this audio system..

Hybrid Audio Clarus (Fronts)
New JL Audio HD600/4, HD 750/1
(2) JL Audio 8w7-AE's
BitOne

So here is the JL Audio HD amp rack started..
Black acrylic/Thin Aluminum/Clear acrylic
Polished face, frosted under side, will have RGB LED lighting
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Troy_Audi0
12-10-2012, 11:39 PM
Ok update time..
So I got a few sweet parts from RRM on the Cars-n-Coffee day.
I was able to get the Corsa chassis Brace set & Carbon mid wing!
The Cassis Brace set is AWESOME!! I could tell the difference before I was out of the lot, a must have for your list of things to get.

The Carbon Mid-wing is great I love it!! dont get it cuz I want to have the only one..lol
I sold my wifes car and we are trying to get a house..
I will be going to car shows all year long and will update the car build soon.
here are some pictures from the last car show..
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Tweak
12-11-2012, 12:32 AM
You already know my thoughts... amazing, looking good Troy!

fundando
03-28-2013, 01:37 PM
Damn. Awesome job!

Troy_Audi0
09-25-2013, 10:43 AM
Check it out.. a bit of an update
after I get my new wheels i will stance this baby and have an epic shoot done!!
Thanks for all the support!!
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trevc
09-27-2013, 09:09 AM
Troy,
Looking good - love that color and stance!
However, your front struts are installed incorrectly. The top rebound plate is on upside down. Also, the two lower knuckle bolts are in wrong - they should be inserted from the front side. That is why they are fouling on your speed sensor cable.

Tweak
09-27-2013, 09:51 AM
Troy,
Looking good - love that color and stance!
However, your front struts are installed incorrectly. The top rebound plate is on upside down. Also, the two lower knuckle bolts are in wrong - they should be inserted from the front side. That is why they are fouling on your speed sensor cable.

This explains why something looked weird, having just gotten the Bilstein's the top rebound plate looked different from mine. (I never flipped mine over).

Troy_Audi0
09-28-2013, 03:42 PM
thanks bro, I had one of my tech friends help me and I had no idea he wanted to get in and out as fast as he could Im not that kind of guy.. I will not be asking for his help on my car ever again..

mono98
10-03-2013, 12:15 PM
OMG! Beautiful!!! is a pleasure to read and watch threads like this! very good job!! congrats! it came out amazing! :D