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ScrapMaker
post Jan 18 2005, 10:02 AM
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Where around Austin do you guys go to get your car audio stuff? Either installed or just purchased?

I've purchased stuff from Alpha Audio, and Best Buy... that's it and I never plan on buying from Alpha Audio again, since they cracked my dashboard, and screwed up my plates when they installed them for "free"... I took off my dash one day and found my speakers all screwed up, and I went back and they let me exchange them for new(took about 2 months to get them in for some reason).... and I did it myself in about 20 minutes, with a screwdriver and an exact-o knife...

To top it off, when I showed them that they cracked my dashboard (in half)... the installer tried to say that it was my fault for having such an old car... and it just "happened"... I told him that the way this dash comes off, there is no way it would just crack like that.... so they were gonna give me a "SWEET DEAL" on some window tinting... Needless to say, I got pretty much the "SHAFT" not a sweat deal... After the "discount," I still ended up paying $150 for my damn tint!! arg! That's more than the STANDARD price at Mother's Window Tint... with the same exact tint, and same lifetime warranty!

Don't let their nice-guy attitude fool you... they intend on taking all your money and doing some half-ass install...


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Heritage Z
post Feb 7 2005, 11:03 AM
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I'll have to check the specs on the other aux channels on the 790. I know that I can hook it up to where pressing the aux channel will vent the windows about 2" with every press of the button. Or holding it down for about 2 seconds will cause the windows to roll down completely. I can connect the "up" trigger wire on the DEI 530T module to another aux channel from the 790 so that it does not roll up everytime you arm the system. Also, the DEI 530T will add "One-Touch" operation to your windows, instead of having to hold the switch.


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ScrapMaker   Where do you guys get your car audio stuff??   Jan 18 2005, 10:02 AM
kewl_blades   Custom sounds accidently tore a hole in my Fiero's...   Jan 18 2005, 04:40 PM
StevenK   I went to Custom Sounds with 2 grand in my pocket....   Jan 18 2005, 05:04 PM
ScrapMaker   hrm this must have happened lately, because I (use...   Jan 18 2005, 06:08 PM
StevenK   Best Buy doesnt carry jack shit. Xtreme Audio is ...   Jan 18 2005, 06:23 PM
kewl_blades   I got my head units from CAR TOYZ because they had...   Jan 18 2005, 06:42 PM
ScrapMaker   what unit did you buy, how much and how much was t...   Jan 18 2005, 07:50 PM
BigBabyLou   I totally agree that Best Buy and other stores lik...   Jan 18 2005, 09:15 PM
kewl_blades   Kenwood excelon x859 and x959. Salesman only had t...   Jan 18 2005, 10:30 PM
StevenK   Yeah, I don't let anyone touch my car, especially ...   Jan 18 2005, 10:39 PM
ScrapMaker   are you talking about the day you bought a 'new' c...   Jan 19 2005, 10:25 AM
StevenK   that day I bought my current car, two years ago   Jan 19 2005, 03:13 PM
ScrapMaker   sounds like you had one hell of a day! nothing's...   Jan 19 2005, 04:00 PM
Heritage Z   I work at Ultimate Electronics at Parmer and I-35....   Jan 29 2005, 11:26 AM
kewl_blades   will be looking into a alarm w/remote start before...   Jan 29 2005, 07:19 PM
BigBabyLou   You'll find great deals on eBay. If you get an Ast...   Jan 29 2005, 09:04 PM
ScrapMaker   hey heritage how much would it run me to get the w...   Jan 29 2005, 10:34 PM
Heritage Z   SCRAP- I can pick up a window module for you for $...   Jan 30 2005, 10:07 PM
ScrapMaker   thanks heritage   Feb 1 2005, 01:45 PM
ScrapMaker   guess I'll call you on Saturday morning sometime.....   Feb 7 2005, 10:04 AM
Heritage Z   I'll have to check the specs on the other aux chan...   Feb 7 2005, 11:03 AM
ScrapMaker   man this sounds great... are you going to be in th...   Feb 7 2005, 03:01 PM
ScrapMaker   oh yeah I forgot to mention, that my passenger win...   Feb 7 2005, 03:25 PM
Heritage Z   Yea, I'll be at the shop Friday. We'll have to loo...   Feb 7 2005, 05:07 PM
Heritage Z   (ScrapMaker)... just take your stuff to Best Buy w...   Feb 7 2005, 06:18 PM
ScrapMaker   Well I've seen some pretty horrible installs come ...   Feb 8 2005, 11:10 AM
ScrapMaker   what do you think of before noon?   Feb 9 2005, 10:49 AM
Heritage Z   SCRAP- bad news. We are out till the next truck co...   Feb 9 2005, 06:33 PM
ScrapMaker   ah man thanks for everything, and is it fairly eas...   Feb 10 2005, 10:08 AM
ScrapMaker   hey heritage, don't worry too much about getting t...   Feb 11 2005, 10:37 PM
ScrapMaker   hey heritage do you know if you have any of those ...   Feb 24 2005, 03:18 PM
StevenK   So, didn't Ultimate Electronics close down? Do we...   May 18 2005, 10:38 PM
BigBabyLou   Yup, closed. Hook up for equipment - eBay. Hook u...   May 19 2005, 08:11 AM
ScrapMaker   dang, I guess I'll have to learn how to wire in th...   May 19 2005, 08:47 AM
iwannaracecar   i bought my sub from Ultimate Electronics, i payed...   May 19 2005, 09:24 AM
Heritage Z   Yep, we (Ultimat Elec) are shutting down. Someone ...   May 19 2005, 11:14 AM
TexasSilhouette   Sorry to hear they are shutting you down, sounds l...   May 19 2005, 01:28 PM
ScrapMaker   Hey Heritage... I just ordered that 530T window up...   May 19 2005, 01:38 PM
ScrapMaker   oops... I guess I won't go 'buy' it....   May 28 2005, 03:36 PM


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