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Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-19-2011, 8:17 AM Reply   
Here are a few pictures of my stereo upgrade that I had done by the guys at AVC here in GA.

A huge thanks to Chris, Justin, Ben and Robert for all of the great service and help I received.

I'll have more pictures when the JL sport grills arrive and I have a chance to clean the boat.
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Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       04-19-2011, 8:46 AM Reply   
We are going to need some more pictures and a description of what the system consists of.
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-19-2011, 8:12 PM Reply   
The head unit is a clarion CMD4 and is the weakest link in the system. Wetsounds Syn 6 and Syn 4. WS 420, JL 12w6. AVC advised that the Syn 6 would make for a clean amp that powers the Sub and the 4 JL interior speakers. A pair of Wetsound Pro 485's with the Syn 4.

Today I added a ProSport20 charger and have 2 Interstate series 27 lead acids for the stereo bank.

I"ll post more pictures as I go.....

Last edited by zacharoo; 04-19-2011 at 8:15 PM. Reason: update
Old    Michael Hunter (mhunter)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-20-2011, 4:51 AM Reply   
Is that AVC marine in Buford GA.?
Old    J D (jeff_mn)      Join Date: Jul 2009       04-20-2011, 7:50 AM Reply   
that ballast hose is gonna last about 30 minutes sitting up against that amp, isn't it?
Old    Jason Smith (snowslider76)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-20-2011, 8:43 AM Reply   
^that's the glove box drain hose
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-20-2011, 7:27 PM Reply   
AVC is in Buford. They are at a new location now. The old Cobalt and Nautique Dealership on Friendship Drive.

The hose is a glove box drain tube.....
Old    J D (jeff_mn)      Join Date: Jul 2009       04-21-2011, 9:50 AM Reply   
Same sentiment remains. Wont' that hose melt when that amp heats up?
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-21-2011, 9:00 PM Reply   
I going to remove the plastic pipe because it's over kill.

Good location for the WS420 and its a close fit for the Pro485's but they look great!
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Old     (Thrall)      Join Date: Oct 2010       04-22-2011, 8:27 AM Reply   
Nice setup!
Don't worry about the hose, it won't melt.
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Old    Murphy Smith (murphy_smith)      Join Date: Dec 2005       04-22-2011, 8:32 AM Reply   
Looks great. How do you like the 485's?
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-22-2011, 6:32 PM Reply   
I love the Pro485's because they sound great. It took awhile for their look and shape to appeal to me. Now I can't imagine anything else. Funny how that works...

I'm very disappointed in way that they have held up in the appearence department. Mine are white and are fading/yellowing badly. I wax them all the time and keep the sox's on them when they are outside in direct sunlight like now when I spring clean the boat. I store them off the boat over the off-season and the boat is under a covered boat for the summer season.

The grills are horrible and two of them are turning green. I bought the stainless replacement but the white is bright white compared to the way mine are now today.

I'm not down on them at all...in fact I love them and I understand they live in a tough environment. However I'm hoping the future hold something more like the direction the Rev10 is going.
Old    Jake (jdhart73)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-22-2011, 9:16 PM Reply   
What kind of sub did you put behind the drivers seat?
Old    Tallredrider (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       04-23-2011, 10:38 AM Reply   
I put the 420 in a different location and loved that it was easily reachable without bending down, and when just resting and no one was in the driver's seat, it was still easy to reach. I would not put it anywhere else.

Not the best picture, but you get the idea.

Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-23-2011, 10:39 AM Reply   
Its a JL12w6 v2 and it hits hard. My future plan is to have two JL's in the same location.....

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