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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-04-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By ncbob
Installed Flowmaster axelback myself and I'm 66. ...

Installed Flowmaster axelback myself and I'm 66. Took about 2 hours. Good fit.
Loud enough to set off car alarms in the garage where I work, but not obnoxious.
Good set of ramps, basic tools,...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-03-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,391
Posted By ncbob
Coog has bigger speakers in the back. If he sees...

Coog has bigger speakers in the back. If he sees this he may chime in.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-30-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 63,228
Posted By ncbob
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 03-30-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,890
Posted By ncbob
Monday or Friday built car? Four months and...

Monday or Friday built car?

Four months and 4,000 miles on my 45th convert. Not one issue.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-25-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By ncbob
Mounted JLXD700 in the stock location. No worries...

Mounted JLXD700 in the stock location. No worries about heat.
Subthump's mounting plate makes it easy.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-25-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,749
Posted By ncbob
If you have a convertible, you have a 10" sub...

If you have a convertible, you have a 10" sub behind the rear seat. No pass thru. If you have a coupe, you have no 10" sub. Pass thru unobstructed.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-23-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,749
Posted By ncbob
Nice car! I upgraded the entire system except...

Nice car! I upgraded the entire system except the head unit.
Replaced the BA amp with a JL XD700/5 channel. Fits perfectly and really improved the quality. It's a bit pricey. With the help of...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-23-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By ncbob
Subs aren't that expensive. I paid $130 for a...

Subs aren't that expensive. I paid $130 for a Focal 10". Sounds good.
Installing it is also very easy. I used the Subthump sub mounting plate, but I think you can get away with using the OEM mount....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-22-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,520
Posted By ncbob
Good attitude. I'm with you except mine is...

Good attitude. I'm with you except mine is garaged day and night.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-20-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,816
Posted By ncbob
JL XD700/5 channel amp, Focal 10" sub, Polk Audio...

JL XD700/5 channel amp, Focal 10" sub, Polk Audio side and door speakers, plus Subthump harnesses and mounting plates. A little less than $1,000.
Awesome sound. Self installed.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-19-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By ncbob
Steve said earlier that the best way is to run...

Steve said earlier that the best way is to run new wires to the sub. Different colors of course so you can tell + & -.
The seat back comes out pretty easily. You need to remove the plastic covering...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-15-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,352
Posted By ncbob
Have them check the cylinder liners for ring...

Have them check the cylinder liners for ring scoring, check the heads for cracks and check the block for the same. This is also a perfect time to check heads and block decking for flat surfaces.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-14-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By ncbob
Great minds think alike. Camaro and Mercedes in...

Great minds think alike. Camaro and Mercedes in the same garage. Just bought my wife a C300 to sit along side my Camaro.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-10-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By ncbob
Sorry, been out of town. I like the sub in the...

Sorry, been out of town.
I like the sub in the stock location behind the rear seats. Used Subthump's sub adapter and made it pretty simple. Since I changed out all the speakers, I am very happy wit...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 03-10-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,210
Posted By ncbob
3,800 miles, all in town traffic. getting 17.5...

3,800 miles, all in town traffic. getting 17.5 mpg. Is that OK?
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-03-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By ncbob
Funk, Check your messages. Response is there. ...

Funk,
Check your messages. Response is there.
XD700 is a great amp. Small and powerful. Also do not need a separate amp for the sub.
Bob
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 02-22-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By ncbob
I replaced the factory sub with a Focal, however...

I replaced the factory sub with a Focal, however there are many good quality subs available. I also installed the sub mounting adapter from Subthump.
There are four wires to the factory sub. I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-22-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,825
Posted By ncbob
Nice rides. But with those rims, I can see lots...

Nice rides. But with those rims, I can see lots of flats and rim repair in your future.
Been there. Especially the wife's car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 199,527
Posted By ncbob
There is a detailed DIY available here. Do a...

There is a detailed DIY available here. Do a search. I found it by accident. Good info.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 02-13-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By ncbob
That's where I mounted my ground. Easy. Also...

That's where I mounted my ground. Easy.
Also heard the same thing about static from mounting the ground to the battery.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 02-06-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,212
Posted By ncbob
8.5 - Excessive weight and poor visibility when...

8.5 - Excessive weight and poor visibility when the top is up.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 02-06-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,112
Posted By ncbob
Coming up on four months. No top issues. Am I...

Coming up on four months. No top issues. Am I lucky?

See my sig for mods. Just finished the stereo upgrade. Love it.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-04-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,742
Posted By ncbob
Bought a new C-6 in '07 (see my avatar)....

Bought a new C-6 in '07 (see my avatar). Installed lots of bolt-ons and loved every minute of ownership. Could also get a couple sets of clubs in the back.
Illness forced the sale.
I've had my...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-30-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By ncbob
Thanks. Big help.

Thanks. Big help.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-30-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By ncbob
Convert here, too. Plenty of room between the...

Convert here, too. Plenty of room between the upper windscreen and the molding. Tuck it in there. Pull off the A pillar molding and run it down the pillar to the fuse panel. Five minute job.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-30-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,402
Posted By ncbob
DM, Great advice. I have Pandora on my iPhone....

DM,
Great advice. I have Pandora on my iPhone. Anything special about how to hook it up to the car stereo? haven't tried it yet, but sure sounds like a better idea than XM. I just got the XM renewal...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-30-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By ncbob
Splash Guards

Just ordered a set. Mounting on the rears will be a challange. No mounting area xcept the fender lip.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-24-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 55,045
Posted By ncbob
Old Age? Not there yet

66. Fire was our prom theme.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-23-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By ncbob
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-23-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By ncbob
This weekend, I replaced the BA amp and sub with...

This weekend, I replaced the BA amp and sub with a JL XD700 amp and Focal sub on my convert. The amp fit perfectly on Subthump's amp mounting plate as did the sub on the speaker mount.
I used...
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