Re: Sell my fantastic 760 wagon stereo installation - Volvo Flames.jpg (0/1)
Oh man - what kind of fun you guys must have!
I guess deciding on the right cleaning products is pretty much nirvana
It takes a real man to cut up a nice car. Actually, two nice cars -
the Volvo is getting the drivetrain from a low nileage, albeit rusty
'76 Cadillac Eldorado.
I'm kind of old and educated to be a ****ing punk - maybe you're
talking about my kids?
1990 Volvorado (Valkri to you slugs in my rearview!)
On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 01:07:28 -0700, Bill Chaplin <Reo@eskimo.com>
>Yea what James said! What kind of moron would do such a thing to a VOLVO let
>alone brag about it?****ing punks are unpredictable at best,take this shit to a
>Honda group and sell it to some single brain cell zip. Out
>James Sweet wrote:
>> "Forrest McCanless" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > I have a cherry '90 760 wagon that served as a hobby vehicle for
>> > stereo installs while I engineered the new 9-liter (yes, nine!)
>> > mid-engined drivetrain that's going to use all that space in the rear.
>> > Consequently, I'm selling off all my current equipment. All about 6
>> > years old, lightly used, all receipts, tons of pix available.
>> > Kicker KZ1000 amp - factory tested at 1736 watts + remote gain
>> > Kicker KZ240 amp - tested at 470 watts + hi-pass module
>> > Kicker KZ120 amp - tested at 257 watts + lo-pass module
>> > (2) Kicker sink links, to connect all three amps into one unit that
>> > stretches glass-to-glass across the back of the rear seat.
>> > (4) Kicker crossovers
>> > (2) Kicker 8" subs for mid-base
>> > (2) Kicker 6" for mids
>> > (2) Kicker neodymium tweets
>> > (4) JBL GTX 15" subs
>> > 1/0 Tiff wiring, 140 amp fuse, distribution blocks, etc.
>> > All this was chosen and configured with much communication with
>> > Kicker's techs in Stillwater (I'm a mechanical engineer, and just LOVE
>> > this stuff!)
>> > The best part it my super custom module that mounts all but the
>> > non-sub drivers behind the rear of the back seat - it includes a new
>> > spare tire door, and is covered in Volvo grey carpet - it's the third
>> > evolution that's been in the car, and is the best trade-off between
>> > room consumed, technical sophistication, and "wow" factor. The amps
>> > are on top and visible (wires hidden), and all the electronics are
>> > visible on smoked plexi when you flip the back seats down - along with
>> > a voltmeter and purple neon. . .
>> > The subs are mounted as a pair of two-driver units in correctly-sized
>> > chambers, each driver bolted face-to-face (out of phase) in a
>> > configuration called "isobaric push-pull". The sound is actually
>> > generated out of the back of the two outer drivers, and is aimed to
>> > the rear, to bounce off the nice vertical rear glass. The Volvo is so
>> > long that I had to create an even longer wave path to eliminate some
>> > phase cancellation at the front seats at low frequencies.
>> > All of this joy can be yours for, say $3500.00. It's currently in my
>> > daily driver and wired and usable. Love to send pix to interested
>> > parties.
>> > Oh yeah, when it was configured as (4) ported subs in a HUGE box that
>> > took up EVERYTHING behind the rear seats, I hit 150.8 db at a
>> > competition at a HiFI Buys in Atlanta (and was beaten by a CRX!) Now
>> > it's about 134 db, but much cleaner sound.
>> > I'll miss it, but I want the new project!
>> > Forrest McCanless
>> Try ebay, or one of the stereo groups, most of us Volvo guys don't give a
>> rat's ass about any of that stuff and a 9 liter engine taking up the entire
>> cargo area sounds like the most useless and pointless Volvo wagon on the
>> face of the earth, I feel sorry for that poor car.