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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By tirwin
As I understand it, the Hybrid Audio crossovers...

As I understand it, the Hybrid Audio crossovers have a resistor on the tweeter circuit to prevent over-driving them. If I werenít using the passive crossovers, it would be possible to overdrive them...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Here is a pic with the Mark III board with...

Here is a pic with the Mark III board with everything mounted and tidied up. The power/ground quick disconnects have caps to seal the ends when they are disconnected. One is attached to the board and...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
I will mark down the settings and try again just...

I will mark down the settings and try again just by ear. It will be interesting to see how close I get.

I've set the crossovers on the amp for the mids and the tweeters but I'm not really sure...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 06:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
You're probably right. When I said...

You're probably right.

When I said resolution I also meant in the literal display sense. The screen pixels are fairly low-res and the display seems to scale to fit the X-axis. I can't really tell...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 06:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
I hear ya. This Bazooka sub is not the best in...

I hear ya. This Bazooka sub is not the best in the world. It was sort of a compromise.

I see a few people have put the slim style powered subs under the driver or passenger seat but I didn't want...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Time for another update. I started out...

Time for another update.

I started out working on tuning the system this morning.

When I left the car the other day, I put it on the battery minder to top it off so it would be ready to go...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-17-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Good question. There are a few choices. I...

Good question.

There are a few choices. I could take it to a local car stereo place but honestly the ones Iíve talked to around here will not give you the time of day if youíre not spending a wad...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-17-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Made some progress last night. I finished making...

Made some progress last night. I finished making all the new wires and cleaned up all the battery + and - connections. Got everything connected and started it up. None of the magic smoke came out, so...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
I LOL’d at bootleg Tiffany recordings! That’s...

I LOL’d at bootleg Tiffany recordings! That’s cold!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,779
Posted By tirwin
Huh. Interesting. That's not been my experience....

Huh. Interesting. That's not been my experience. I do think where you live and the size of the market makes a big difference. Some people may not have a lot of choices. Some places here would turn...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,779
Posted By tirwin
Exactly. Not saying there aren't good shops out...

Exactly. Not saying there aren't good shops out there but the only sure-fire way to figure it out is by the size of the check you write.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-16-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By tirwin
Good time to replace any vac lines. The...

Good time to replace any vac lines.

The bushings on the throttle linkage. Get the brass ones. They'll last forever.

Put some JB Weld on the idiot light switch where the metal crimps over the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
You left out drinking!!!

You left out drinking!!!
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 10:42 AM
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Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Already did that. :D

Already did that. :D
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By tirwin
Have you disconnected and capped the vacuum line...

Have you disconnected and capped the vacuum line on your decel valve? That will give you decel gurgles. Make sure your AFR is 12-12.5 at WOT.

Test pipe if you want more aggressive. Pre-muffler if...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Sub in the smuggler's box is a great solution....

Sub in the smuggler's box is a great solution. Perfect location for it IF you don't need the A/C. Unfortunately, I do so that's not an option for me.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By tirwin
PM a guy here named Louie85. I *think* that's his...

PM a guy here named Louie85. I *think* that's his username. Do a search and it should turn up.

He makes replacements.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Made a little progress last night. I used...

Made a little progress last night.

I used wire ferrules and a crimp tool to make the connections for the push-down connectors on the crossovers and the amp outputs. Color-coded shrink tubing for +...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
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I have to confess I only know Slipknot off that list. I was into metal back in high school. There are pictures somewhere.

Your...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-15-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Thank you, sir

Thank you, sir
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Thanks. I like to think I have the best of both...

Thanks. I like to think I have the best of both worlds with this solution.

First, my exhaust is LOUD. Like 85-90 dB range. I have to wear earplugs on long road trips. I can crank this stereo up...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
That's it for now. I hope to get back to it...

That's it for now. I hope to get back to it tonight and make some more progress.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Things still on the to-do list:

1) clean up the wiring on the battery + and -...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
By this point, you're probably wondering about...

By this point, you're probably wondering about the details of my system. I'm really happy with the amp and components. The sub is meh. More on that later.

Here's a diagram of the wiring and the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
Working with the techflex can be a little tricky...

Working with the techflex can be a little tricky at first. When you cut it, it has a real tendency to fray. Some people suggest using a hot knife or heating a razor knife with a propane torch. You're...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-14-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,229
Posted By tirwin
One key that I forgot to mention was my apparent...

One key that I forgot to mention was my apparent wisdom (quite the rarity I'm afraid) of keeping plenty of length in the speaker wires and RCAs.

Thankfully, I had enough length to reach the front...
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