Category: Accessories and Installation
How To Charge A Capacitor

How To Charge A Capacitor

A stiffening or power capacitor is a great addition to any stereo system. Sometimes however the installation instructions for these devices tend to be lacking in description and ...

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HID Color Temperature

HID Color Temperature

If only everyone could have a fancy new luxury car with those blue-ish white lights that put normal Halogen bulbs to shame. Alas we are not created equal, so what is one to do ...

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What Are HID Lights?

What Are HID Lights?

You're driving down the street at night with your headlamps on, their glorious golden light breaking through the darkness ahead. From behind a vehicle passes you at breakneck ...

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Power Inverters

Power Inverters

Power Inverters are electrical devices designed to convert direct current into alternating current. Direct current (DC) is produced by batteries and is used primarily in ...

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How to Create a Proper Ground

How to Create a Proper Ground

When installing an amplifier in your vehicle, the ground wire can make or break your sound system. An improperly installed ground can cause headlights to dim, amplifiers to burn, ...

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Wiring RCAs Opposite Side Of Power/Ground

Wiring RCAs Opposite Side Of Power/Ground

You decided to wire up your amplifier yourself, and asked a professional how you should wire everything. He would tell you to wire the RCA cables on the opposite side of the ...

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7 Ways To Connect Your iPod To Your Car

7 Ways To Connect Your iPod To Your Car

It seems like everything today integrates with iPods; alarm clocks, boom boxes, cars, etc. I wouldn’t be surprised to find iPods integrate with refrigerators and vacuum cleaners ...

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Types of Wiring Harnesses

Types of Wiring Harnesses

Wires and lots of them! You open up the dash and all you see is a rainbow of colored strands that disappear into the inside of your car. It can be a daunting task to whip out the ...

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Wiring Harness Color Standards

Wiring Harness Color Standards

Aftermarket car audio wiring harnesses use a standard color code to identify what the wire is used for.  Understanding what these colors mean can make your installation faster, ...

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How to Use A Multimeter

How to Use A Multimeter

You may have seen a multimeter being used by your local electrician or even a stereo installation shop. This universal tool is a must-have in all homes for many reasons. You do ...

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