Fifth Phase Audio Upgrade

Mileage: 142,886KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Fifth phase audio upgrade. I ditched my Pioneer head unit and replaced it with Alpine set. Since the HU is gone, same goes to Connect2 audio stalk controller. The main reason I changed to Alpine is that some of the their OEM Remote Stalk controller is able  to display audio information on the OEM display aka MFD. Something that I missed when I did the HU shopping last time. Thanks to Tony for the lead, next TT on me (When?).

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Dry Joint

Mileage: 84,575KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Note: Not much DIY steps here coz I need it to be done quickly. It was race against the rainy weather.

It is about time my audio amplifier busted. It was due to dry joint developed throughout the years. Dry joint is a term to define any soldered contact point in any electrical PCB which no longer provides a good conductive point. Hence, in my case, the amp acted badly with sometime only one channel producing audio. Out of blue, the volume will skyrocket or pitfall.

 

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Hertz 240 Watt 4 Speakers 1 Subwoofer

Mileage: 20,850KM
Do It Yourself: Yes (Some parts may need professional help)
Difficulty: Average to Hard

Happy New Year!!!

Just one day after new year, I began to think of upgrading the interior of my Pug particularly on audio. By far, this is the most challenging DIY to date, but I managed to do it within the weekend.

I’m in love in car audio since I’ve own my first car. I’ve learn a lot, some from the professionals, others by trial & error basis. Continue reading “Hertz 240 Watt 4 Speakers 1 Subwoofer”