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My 1st mod towards starting my AUdio/Video

After this comes my 200 Amp Alt. & then I start my Audio/Video System.

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Great choice!!! Don't forget to upgrade the positive and negative cables between te Alt and the battery.
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sweet man. how much did that run if you dont mind me asking?
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Thanks. $167 for the battery @ Costco & $103 for battery terminals & cable ends.

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103$ for what?
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I don't think I stuttered did I? Battery Terminals(2) & Cable terminals(4). Crap isn't cheap & with all the Audio/Video stuff you've installed I would think you would know that.

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I don't think I stuttered did I? Battery Terminals(2) & Cable terminals(4). Crap isn't cheap & with all the Audio/Video stuff you've installed I would think you would know that.

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wow, calm down.

those plastic things cost 103? what's the difference between those and normal ones? (stock?)
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Thats plastic covers over the Battery terminals & cable ends, you can add more wires & its for show & I will be with the Audio & the Electric fan. Sorry I mentioned price but someone asked. I don't think its out of line, did you or him buy them, did you guys install them? Then I think its my business if I payed top dollar but I had no choice, wanted to get it done & didn't have time to order them on-line.
As soon as you guys cough up the $$ to mod my truck then you guys can have a say so on what I pay.

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Damn calm the f*** down man........

103$ is outragous for some freakin cable ends, you can get better ones than that at walmart for 10$.......

I need to get an optima soon

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I don't think so Rocky, not even close bud. You can buy the Walmart crap.
http://www.monstercable.com/mpc/prod...&section=three http://www.monstercable.com/mpc/prod...&section=three

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i think what we're saying is that it was a pretty expensive, that's it. You can post whatever the heck you want, price, pictures, etc.

Just calm down, so we don't agree with you, it's your truck. Don't get upset when people criticizes you. You posted and it's an open forum.
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I didnt buy anything, and i had 2 12's in my truck, never had a problem....

Do you buy 500 $ Valve stem covers too?

Rocky

Same set up, probably even BETTER for 10$...
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I don't think I stuttered did I? Battery Terminals(2) & Cable terminals(4). Crap isn't cheap & with all the Audio/Video stuff you've installed I would think you would know that.

Rick
wow! ya really. yellowtops run $45 for us at the shop. what a panocha. you want quality? shoulda looked into the knuconcepts line, they are by far the best up and coming line of equipment we have run into and imo better than alot of the stinger/monster stuff out there, but what do i know i only do this for a living?
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Those black ones aren't as "showey" though.

Good luck on your system, I jus finished about 7 hours of moving a system from my truck to a friends brand new mustang. I wish i charged him labor hours.

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Yea, ok..how about you guys mod my truck & I'll just watch since everyone seems to be an expert.

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I've always felt that if you had no clue what your talking about then keep the old trap shut...well..does anyone that posted have a clue how much it costs to put show quality stuff on a truck? I think not, I left links to the Monster site, you can see the price for yourself. Oh, btw, I have the same ones on my show car as well so I think I do know what I'm buying. I'm not a 18 year old here, I think I've been around the block a few times building show quality trucks & cars.

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umm i have built many cars before, ever build $20-30k stereo systems like me and my crew have? probably not. i know quality and have been in the mobile A/V game for 7 years now and have worked on thousands of cars. just because they promote as "superior" product doesnt mean it always is. it just means some sucka believes it.
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Yeah, way to edit your post...



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I've always felt that if you had no clue what your talking about then keep the old trap shut...well..does anyone that posted have a clue how much it costs to put show quality stuff on a truck? I think not, I left links to the Monster site, you can see the price for yourself. Oh, btw, I have the same ones on my show car as well so I think I do know what I'm buying. I'm not a 18 year old here, I think I've been around the block a few times building show quality trucks & cars.

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Ok, whatever floats your boat man....
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why did you change your post?

BTW you should have upgraded the power and grounds. 200amp alternator, from who?
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I re thought my post & thought it a bit harsh.
When I get my alt. I'll replace the cables as well.
I'll be getting my Alt. from jusnesmodified.com.

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BTW Rocky, I had those on my F-150 & they where the biggest piece of crap, couldn't hold a cable tight, always coming loose, threads stripping out when you tried to tighten them enough to hold.
I'm not a rookie guys, I was a certified mechanic for 12 years before my motorcycle accident. Been building cars/trucks for longer than I can remember. Have had my F-150 in 3 magazines but was only in the show circuit, not in the audio/video competition circuit but I have built some fairly large systems. My show car has been in 3 shows & brought home 2 1st places for best Eclipse @ some fairly big shows. Like I said..if you guys want to flip the bill for my mods I'm all for it!

Rick
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For **** sakes you guys are babies about this **** sometimes. I personally like the stuff you bought and cost sometimes as you can shouldnt be said as you can see what happened. Not everyone has a shop they can go to and get quality stuff cheap.

Oh and IBTL
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Look's great keep going ......
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Personally, I was surprised when I heard 103 bucks for that, BUT!!! That's some nice stuff...

I think it's a pretty sweet start to a rock solid system.
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Sweet setup , I need to my upgrade battery. Was the battery a drop in or did you have to modify the tray to make it fit?
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For **** sakes you guys are babies about this **** sometimes. I personally like the stuff you bought and cost sometimes as you can shouldnt be said as you can see what happened. Not everyone has a shop they can go to and get quality stuff cheap.

Oh and IBTL
the biggest baby is the thread starter who doesn't wanna hear crap about his work. He posted, he got responses. We were just all astonished at the price, nothing against him. Grow up (not you, the Huskster)
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