So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

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So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Anthony Forgey » 22 May 2018 20:34

Recently I have been doing wiring repairs, Madman installs, dual battery Installations and some vehicle audio systems.

I did a bit of a fix up in Michael's patrol with the audio and the dual battery system and since then somehow word got round and I've ended up doing a few car audio systems.

Car audio is not new for me. I competed in Sound quality competitions in the late 2000's and early 2010's. I did all my own wiring which was judged for safety, neatness and creativity by the install judges. Then there was the listening judging... which is where I excelled.

Anyways, I was asked to install a full system with double din touch screen, amp, speakers front and rear, a small underseat subwoofer, and a rear view camera.

I included some decent cables and constrained layer damping (sound deadening) in the doors.

It turned out to be a really nice little system. Everything is hidden away or covered by factory panels except the tweeters in the A-pillars and the head unit itself.

Here's some pics of the build process and a little video clip at the end...
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by pgreeff » 23 May 2018 07:34

That looks super neat Anthony.
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Rhett » 23 May 2018 08:24

Wow Anthony, well done! Looks fantastic :thumbup:
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Michael » 23 May 2018 08:52

Well I can say tjat I have never seen anyone work like Anthony before. There is just no other option than perfect for him and taking no short cuts.

His knowledge about sound is on another level and what he manage to achieve with my sound setup is way beyond what I thought was possable...... :bravo:
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Tinus lotz » 23 May 2018 09:33

Daves 4.8 is with me at the moment for some stuff all i can say is if you need sound speak to the man we sat and listened to it and could not get enough . Crisp clear sound .....i got tears in my eyes ....beautiful....i need some :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by offroadbiker » 23 May 2018 11:11

Mense soos julle, het absoluut geen simpatie met 'n arm flippen staatsamptenaar se budget nie :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer:
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Anthony Forgey » 23 May 2018 11:26

Thank you guys.

If you follow solid basic principles you cant really go wrong. It helps to have a musical ear too...
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by davejones » 23 May 2018 12:08

:goodpost:

Apart from being very happy with the final result, I think what is most rewarding is being part of an ecosystem that promotes trust in things being done the right way.

We are lucky to have this forum guys, trust is precious, let’s protect it!
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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by Stefan » 23 May 2018 13:58

Looks amazing Anthony!

Which head unit did you use?

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Re: So I installed a full system in a Patrol - really nice

Post by SJC » 23 May 2018 14:43

offroadbiker wrote:
23 May 2018 11:11
Mense soos julle, het absoluut geen simpatie met 'n arm flippen staatsamptenaar se budget nie :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer: :oldtimer:
Staatsampenare word baie betaal vir die ure werk wat hulle doen... :oldtimer: :rolling:

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