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Tech 12 volts, I did it

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by NCHammy, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. Oct 29, 2020 at 1:38 PM
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    NCHammy

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    Ok people. I've taken your advice and ordered the 07 TO 20 TUNDRA KENWOOD HERTZ COMPLETE AUDIO PACKAGE from Tech12volts. Makes me nervous to spend so much on something I can not hold or talk to face to face.
    But every one here praises them so..... I did it.

    Now tell me good things and don't tell my wife. seriously, she's kill me in my sleep. hehehe
     
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  2. Oct 29, 2020 at 2:01 PM
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    I am in the same situation. I ordered every thing except the Kenwood receiver/radio. I received everything, but haven't had the time to install it. Seeing that you purchased the Kenwood receiver/radio, can you fill me in on how the install went with the radio, and how you like the radio. That will be my next purchase after i install the speakers/amp and sub. I also can't tell my wife either, she will kill me for sure.
     
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  3. Oct 29, 2020 at 6:42 PM
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    I got the same system you're going to love it
     
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    I'm keeping my head unit but ordered everything else. It will be here tomorrow.
     
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    I was lucky to live 2 hours from James...he did my install a few weeks ago. You won't be disappointed. I kept my stock head unit.. even with it.....I love it
     
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  6. Oct 29, 2020 at 7:12 PM
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    I also want to pull trigger but I don’t want to regret not doing head unit... I want bad ass loud sound but I don’t want overwhelming bass.. I’m a rock guy
     
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  7. Oct 29, 2020 at 8:23 PM
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    JRT was great to work with and you will be happy. Took me 2 weeks with me working 24 hour shiftwork and just completed this Tuesday. Sounds great. I got the JBL set up, but ended up with Hertz 170's and upgraded to 2 JL Audio 10's with Infinity 5 channel Amp. It was my first install. I couldn't have done it without the help of Justbass, he was major help to me and great sounding board when I got stuck. If you have any questions, feel free to hit me up. After Justbass helping me, I can only pass it forward.
     
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  8. Oct 29, 2020 at 8:27 PM
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    Mine sounds great and you won't be disappointed. I'm big rock guy and heavy metal guy. I do listen to all music, but I must say when I put in Avenge Sevenfold "Hail to the King Ragnar", that shit got real !!!! Sounded amazing. I'm still pumped to listen to it. Wife thinks I'm having mid life crisis, lol
     
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  9. Oct 29, 2020 at 9:11 PM
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    Just placed my order today as well. Was tough to make the move not hearing it or speaking to the team face to face as someone has already mentioned but all the reviews from everyone I couldn’t let another day go by listening to that horrible sound from my stock jbl. I purchased the complete hertz kit but went with a single 10 since I’m a rock guy everyone swore by the 10 inch.
     
  10. Oct 30, 2020 at 5:04 AM
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    one of my favorite songs as well!
     
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    Tunes By: Taylor's Audio/Tech12Volts Alma GA. JBL Complete System
    Taylors Audio @tech12volts.com
    Is THE Best Money I Have Spent On My Truck

    This set-up is completely Stealth and you cannot see ANY of the components.
    (be sure to paint your door speaker mounts black prior to installation)
    Where the package shines is the volume knob!
    The sound is incredible, clean and has plenty of bass.

    Ingredients:
    Custom Sub Enclosure for CrewMax Single Sub
    JBL Audio Club 5505 5 Channel Amp
    Hertz K170 6.5 Components Front
    Hertz K170 6.5 Components Rear
    JBL Audio Club 1200 12 inch Subwoofer
    Speaker Mounting Brackets for Doors with Harnesses
    JBL Factory System HeadUnit Toyota Tundra DSR1 Processor & Harness For JBL

    Just stop by my shop anytime your in the neighborhood ......... Ill take you for A Tunes Test Drive.
    Your going to hit the buy button So Be Prepared

    My Name IS RdKing
    and I approve this message.

    2019 Toyota Tundra Platinum CrewMax Barcelona Red
    Tunes By: Taylors Custom Audio, Alma GA
    Tech12Volts.com
     
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  12. Oct 30, 2020 at 5:10 AM
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    No vendor would get so much praise if it Wasn’t exceptional. I’ve done a few of these systems and they are great. James is a small outfit so no super fancy website but he is the real deal.
     
  13. Oct 30, 2020 at 5:50 AM
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    Heh, my package is more 'basic' (Hertz K170's for the fronts/rears; JBL Stadium 5 for the amp replacement; and then a Kicker 10" in one of Tech12Volts' sub boxes). With that said, yeah it's totally 'stealth' and it's SO much fun to have someone ride along and put on a song that starts out kinda quiet and then *boom* the bass hits. :D
     
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  14. Oct 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM
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    Like Opeth's 'Ghost of Perdition' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDBykpSXsSE&list=PLvGkfagybAaaLDjHZRSrRnP5wLA9zI-NE
     
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    Sweet you won't be sorry for the purchase at all. Took me 3 weekends mostly because I did it in stages and did complete sound deadening back wall and doors installing speakers as I went, then installed the AMP. I re-worked James JBL with DSR1 install guide for the package you bought. He asked me to do a few others for him, just waiting for them to be sent to me. Hertz are some of the best bargain speakers I've ever heard. I get it not hearing it first, but there is a reason people rave about it, all the tuning work has been done including the DSR and it just works when you get that AMP in and fired up sit back and enjoy.

    Only things I did different from the kit, is I'm building a new AMP rack as I think the wiring can be cleaner, but the one supplied is more than adequate so its not necessary. The other is I bought a marine midi fuse holder just to have something smaller in the engine bay.
     
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    trd boosted, trd bbk, fox stage 4, corsa, amp, jl/kenwood
    nice. good stuff. did you get the soundshield deadener too? consider that if not. all doors and back panel recommended. spend so much on components, try to minimize noise interference.
     
  19. Oct 30, 2020 at 12:08 PM
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    The wiring diagram was there, but the Tundra years listed was 2005 - 2006, so make sure when you grab one that is designed for your model year and equipment model (hu) or there will be a lot of cussing needed in the middle of the install ;)
     
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    I got Noico dampening mat and some Road Kill foam rings. I intended to do the doors definately but if any left over, do the back wall.
     
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    This system is next on my upgrade list. Love Opeth too. Stock stereo is so disappointing.
     
  22. Oct 31, 2020 at 8:32 AM
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    For those who installed this, or close, how is the amp installed when no JBL system is present? How are the front and rear tweets mounted in non jbl?
     
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    I have mine installed since February of last year and love it. Below are my photos of the dash, tweeters and amp install. I had non JBL truck and it still had a factory amp under the passenger seat. Using James Sub box under the rear seat since I have a double cab.

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    https://www.tundras.com/threads/dans-mid-travel-overlander-build.24083/page-18#post-1038974

    AMP:
    https://www.tundras.com/threads/dans-mid-travel-overlander-build.24083/page-18#post-1058841
     
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    I am getting ready to install my system from James as well. I also have a non JBL. Can I ask you a few questions please.

    1. did you purchase the center speaker from James - How is it wired in, is it wired to the new amp or just the radio.
    2. Can you send me a picture of how the sub box is mounted. I purchased the single sub box. I also have a DC.
    3. did you change the radio also?

    Thanks
     
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    1. I bought James dash speaker kit. It's wires the same as stock and running off of my Kenwood headunit
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    3. Yes I installed a Kenwood
     
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    You're the BEST, thank you very much for the info and the pic. I didn't know where the sub actually went, i thought it went behind the seat. I like my storage bin, but the sacrifice is well worth it.
     
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    One more question if you don't mind. What are the speakers that you have in your front dash corners. I didn't purchase those from James. I got the Herz component speakers for the doors. The speakers will go in the doors and the sail panels. I'm guessing i will remove the from the front dash.
     
  28. Nov 1, 2020 at 3:57 PM
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    Dual JL's in the center and Infinity in the corners of the dash.
     
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  29. Nov 3, 2020 at 5:50 AM
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    Got my maestro unit in with harness and there is no instructions, lovely. Whole lot of adapter and no clue what they are.
     
  30. Nov 3, 2020 at 6:10 AM
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    The installation guides can be found on the maestro site for your particular year, model and configuration, plenty of details to guide you.
     

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