SVT Sound System? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Car Audio, SYNC, MyFord Touch & Electronics

Car Audio, SYNC, MyFord Touch & Electronics The Forum for the Ford Focus audiophiles. The place to chat about automobile sound systems, security systems, or show off your I.C.E.!
Sponsored By: GT Sound Control


Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-06-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
StephenElsbree1986
Focus Enthusiast
 
StephenElsbree1986's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 104271
Location: BRightwood, VA
What I Drive: CD Silver 2003 SVT

Posts: 349
Points 1,072, Level 17
Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 1 StephenElsbree1986 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
SVT Sound System?

Sorry if this is the wrong place not sure where to ask about the sound system. Because we have diffrent set up then the regular MK1 tried going to crutchfield they had no info they said it would cost 1.3k to scrap the whole sound system and start over because they dont know what could relay or what the base amp puts out or what the steroe puts out either and google isnt much of a help. If anyone can shine some light on this for me would be cool, I was just looking to get a new sub not sure if I wanna do a new sub in the stock sub box or something else


__________________
175WHP/153TQ N/A
StephenElsbree1986 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-06-2012, 09:23 PM   #2
ViperThreat
Moderator OF DOOM
 
ViperThreat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Fan#: 66026
Location: Concord, CA
What I Drive: '06 WRX Wagon 285whp/292wtq

Posts: 3,173
Points 7,515, Level 57
Points: 7,515, Level: 57 Points: 7,515, Level: 57 Points: 7,515, Level: 57
Level Up 83% Completed
Level up: 83% Level up: 83% Level up: 83%
Forum Activity 13%
Activity: 13% Activity: 13% Activity: 13%
FF Reputation: 9 ViperThreat Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
holy run on sentence batman.

What are you trying to do exactly?
__________________
Moderator For: Socal Fanatics | SVT Focus | Mk1 Focus | Audio & Electronics | General Chat

"Ford Focus ST - the official car of message-board circle-jerks"
-Regular Car Reviews
ViperThreat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-06-2012, 09:24 PM   #3
jagotzx3
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105742
Location: troy, MI
What I Drive: 03 black zx3

Posts: 2
FF Reputation: 1 jagotzx3 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by StephenElsbree1986 View Post
Sorry if this is the wrong place not sure where to ask about the sound system. Because we have diffrent set up then the regular MK1 tried going to crutchfield they had no info they said it would cost 1.3k to scrap the whole sound system and start over because they dont know what could relay or what the base amp puts out or what the steroe puts out either and google isnt much of a help. If anyone can shine some light on this for me would be cool, I was just looking to get a new sub not sure if I wanna do a new sub in the stock sub box or something else
jus get a new sub n boks. itll be cheaper
jagotzx3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 08:31 AM   #4
StephenElsbree1986
Focus Enthusiast
 
StephenElsbree1986's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 104271
Location: BRightwood, VA
What I Drive: CD Silver 2003 SVT

Posts: 349
Points 1,072, Level 17
Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 1 StephenElsbree1986 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ViperThreat View Post
holy run on sentence batman.

What are you trying to do exactly?
Sorry I tend to do that, just looking to get a new sub. I'd like to know if I need a new AMP to power an after market base or if I can just replace any 8" in the stock location. They said I could not because 8" are to deep for the stock location.
__________________
175WHP/153TQ N/A
StephenElsbree1986 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 08:33 AM   #5
StephenElsbree1986
Focus Enthusiast
 
StephenElsbree1986's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 104271
Location: BRightwood, VA
What I Drive: CD Silver 2003 SVT

Posts: 349
Points 1,072, Level 17
Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 1 StephenElsbree1986 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jagotzx3 View Post
jus get a new sub n boks. itll be cheaper
Is this suppost to be box? I'm not sure what a boks is, if that what you meant. I never install them always have my friends do it for beer.
__________________
175WHP/153TQ N/A
StephenElsbree1986 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 08:56 AM   #6
BigRed03
( o Y o )
 
BigRed03's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Fan#: 32177
Location: Ft. Laudy, Afghanistan
What I Drive: 2003 CD Silver ZX5 SVT

Posts: 5,549
FF Reputation: 9 BigRed03 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
an new head unit (decent one) wired in correctly will greatly enhance the sound of the stock speaker set up. This is what ive done and it booms pretty well.

Yes, if you want an after market sub, you will need an aftermarket amp.
__________________
BigRed03 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 11:20 AM   #7
StephenElsbree1986
Focus Enthusiast
 
StephenElsbree1986's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 104271
Location: BRightwood, VA
What I Drive: CD Silver 2003 SVT

Posts: 349
Points 1,072, Level 17
Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17 Points: 1,072, Level: 17
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 1 StephenElsbree1986 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Ty for moving it I guess I didn't look hard enough for the audio selection
__________________
175WHP/153TQ N/A
StephenElsbree1986 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 02:38 PM   #8
freemind
Vince your Moderator
 
freemind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Fan#: 67513
Location: Seattle, WA
What I Drive: 2002 ZX3 and a 2010 Focus SE (Work)

Posts: 4,340
Points 6,120, Level 50
Points: 6,120, Level: 50 Points: 6,120, Level: 50 Points: 6,120, Level: 50
Level Up 85% Completed
Level up: 85% Level up: 85% Level up: 85%
Forum Activity 54%
Activity: 54% Activity: 54% Activity: 54%
FF Reputation: 24 freemind Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (22)
You can put some 10's in the stock box let alone 8's. Crutchfield is full of shis.
__________________
133whp-126ftlbsTQ Eclipse CD8443,Eclipse PA5422, JBL GTO751EZ, PPI 356cs(Rebranded A/D/S 346cs), JBL p1024, SubThump enclosure, RAAmat BXT, Damplifier Pro

Hatch Nation #140
Caeci caecos ducentes
freemind is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 05:56 PM   #9
ViperThreat
Moderator OF DOOM
 
ViperThreat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Fan#: 66026
Location: Concord, CA
What I Drive: '06 WRX Wagon 285whp/292wtq

Posts: 3,173
Points 7,515, Level 57
Points: 7,515, Level: 57 Points: 7,515, Level: 57 Points: 7,515, Level: 57
Level Up 83% Completed
Level up: 83% Level up: 83% Level up: 83%
Forum Activity 13%
Activity: 13% Activity: 13% Activity: 13%
FF Reputation: 9 ViperThreat Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
My honest reccomendation:

1. Keep it stock, or find a OE replacement for the sub if its broken.

2. Replace the box, amp, and sub.


I say this because the box doesnt do well with larger/stronger subs and amps. if you are going to upgrade, you need to do all 3 at once.

Also, I recommend upgrading your headunit before any of this, that will give you the best boost in sound quality.
__________________
Moderator For: Socal Fanatics | SVT Focus | Mk1 Focus | Audio & Electronics | General Chat

"Ford Focus ST - the official car of message-board circle-jerks"
-Regular Car Reviews
ViperThreat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-07-2012, 10:10 PM   #10
yzdude250f
Focus Enthusiast
 
yzdude250f's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Fan#: 70569
Location: Hamilton Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 2004 sonic blue svt focus

Posts: 128
FF Reputation: 2 yzdude250f Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
crutch-field is full of shit and alway over priced, buy an aftermarket head unit, an amp wiring kit, aftermarket amp and a shallow 8 inch sub, i have a pioneer shallow 8 and a rockford r 125-2 fits in the factory location and the amp is small enough to mount in the stock location on the box. Mind you my set up isnt going to rattle the windows of houses going down the block but it sure kicks the stock set-ups ass.

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...TS-SW841D.html

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...te-R125-2.html
__________________
2004 svt focus sonic blue, Build number 1041
Aem intake Cfm throttle body
Oz racing record 18's
Rs steering wheel Euro grille
Yellow fog lights Fswerks rear stress bar
yzdude250f is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:38 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.