Tag: Car Speaker Installation & Accessories

Car Audio Installation Accessories to Complete your Install

Here at Sonic Electronix, we are mostly known for carrying head units, subwoofers, speakers, and amplifiers from some of the top of the line manufacturers like Kicker, JL Audio, Rockford Fosgate, MTX, Alpine, and many more. What many of you may not know is that we also carry all the installation accessories that are necessary to install and power the above mentioned car audio equipment.

Car Stereo Installation Accessories

Dash Kit

If you are installing a head unit, you will want to take a look at our Car Stereo Installation & Accessories category. This category contains everything you need to successfully install an aftermarket head unit into your vehicle. When installing a head unit, the 2 main accessories needed are dash kits and wiring harnesses. The dash kits are made for almost every make and model of vehicle and install seamlessly into your dash to fit any aftermarket head unit. The wiring harnesses are also made for most makes and models of vehicles and connect the aftermarket stereo harness to the vehicles factory harness to provide power.

Subwoofer Installation Accessories

Sub enclosure

Subwoofers are everyone’s favorite aftermarket add-on when it comes to car audio. When installing a subwoofer into your vehicle, there are a couple main installation accessories needed, a subwoofer enclosure and speaker wire. In our Car Subwoofer Installation & Accessories section, we have sub enclosures for every size, shape, and model subwoofer in today’s market. To provide power to the woofer, you will need some thick speaker wire which we carry in various gauge sizes and lengths. We also have other accessories like polyfil, subwoofer grilles, box terminals, recone kits and much more located in this category.

Car Speaker Installation Accessories

Speaker Wire

The Car Speaker Installation & Accessories category contains all of the necessary tools and accessories needed to make your speakers easier to install. There isn’t much that goes into installing car speakers, but you will need one important thing for sure, speaker wire. When installing aftermarket speakers, you may also need a speaker harness which connects aftermarket speakers to the factory speaker harness, most of these plug directly into the vehicles harness for a quick and easy installation. We carry these speaker harnesses for most makes and models of vehicles.

Amplifier Installation Accessories

Amp Kit

Last but not least is the foundation of any car audio sound system, the amplifier. The Car Amplifier Installation & Accessories section is loaded with products that will help you successfully install a car amplifier and get that system bumpin. When installing an amplifier, the first thing you need is an Amplifier Wiring Kit. We have these amp kits in various different gauge sizes and power ratings and they come with everything you need to power the amplifier. This section also contains capacitors, A/V cables, bass remotes, cooling fans, distribution blocks, fuses & fuse holders, battery terminals and much more.

So if you’re installing a new car audio sound system in your vehicle, make sure you take a gander through our Car Audio/Video Installation & Accessories category and get everything you need for a successful and easy install.

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Enhance Your Sound System with Sound Dampening Material

Enhance Your Sound System with Sound Dampening Material

Enhancing your car audio stereo system can cost a lot of money, and what most people want in return for that hard earned money spent is superior sound quality. Yes, good quality amplifiers, subwoofers, and speakers can all improve the quality of sound your vehicles audio system produces, however, they do not eliminate unwanted sounds such as road noise or rattles your car may make. To get the most out of sound system and stop unwanted noise, you may want to think about adding some sound dampening material to your ride.

There are many different forms and applications when it comes to sound deadening installation. There are specific kits made for your whole vehicle, which are usually called “bulk packs”, and kits made specifically for your trunk, doors, floor, roof, hood, speaker panels, and even license plates. It comes in many different sizes and thicknesses based on what you’re going to use it for. The most common form of sound dampening material comes in sheets or strips and is applied with an adhesive on the back of the sheet for installation.

When installing sound deadening material, your first want to take a spin in your car with the radio off to see where there most unwanted noise or rattles are coming from. The main places the annoying rattles come from are the vehicles floor, wheel wells, firewall, doors, roof of the trunk, and under the rear seats. So before you purchase this material, make sure you know where you want to install it and measure how much you will need. One rule you want to follow is to get more material than you think you will need. This is a good rule to follow because once you have installed the first application of deadening material, you can go back, this time with the radio on, and find some rattles you may have missed or places you want to bulk up on.

Dynamat 10007 Rubber Roller

There are some tricks and tools that can come in handy when installing sound dampening material. First things first, be sure to wear gloves when installing the sheets to avoid cutting yourself, it is sharp. There are a couple tools you want to use when installing, make sure you have an application roller like the Dynamat 1007 Heavy Duty Roller Tool, this makes applying the material much easier. You will also need a sharp utility knife to cut the material in the needed shape and size.

Sound Dampening material is often an afterthought when it comes to installing a sound system, it can eliminate road noise, increase your decibel output, enhance your sound quality, and provide a much more comfortable driving experience. Get the most out of audio system and install some today.

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