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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:48 am 
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Looks good mate nice and clean, the sunroof would be awesome on that car ! 8-) The GT Wheels also match the colour really well.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:49 pm 
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A lowered EL Ghia with GT wheels and fairlane lamps. You sir, have taste.

Looks frickin' awesome and clean man!

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:22 pm 
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B Bear wrote:
Looks good mate nice and clean, the sunroof would be awesome on that car ! 8-) The GT Wheels also match the colour really well.


Thanks man. Yea its great! I use it when I can. I found its quite useful for polishing the roof too :P

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A lowered EL Ghia with GT wheels and fairlane lamps. You sir, have taste.

Looks frickin' awesome and clean man!


Cheers mate! I think its a great combination. But it does need to be a tad bit lower.
My goal is to have it as clean as yours, doubt thats gonna happen though :( (stupid NSW hail dents)

Anyway, Christmas came late today. Got her a new sound system! We got everything for literally half the price which was amazing considering what we baught. Good times ahead installing :)
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By the way how do I remove the factory amp from the chassis wall? I have to drill through the rivets I assume?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:26 pm 
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Would be interested to see how that double DIN stereo goes in, man.
Make a step-by-step?
That'd be awesome.


Shes coming along well man.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2011 2:03 pm 
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Would be interested to see how that double DIN stereo goes in, man.
Make a step-by-step?
That'd be awesome.


Shes coming along well man.


Shes all done man! sounds great so far. Played gone in 60 seconds on the dvd player... wow! it was as if the EL had a 428 cobra jet itself! (EL eanon lol)
Iv got to rewire the rear speakers to the standard wiring cause the are running on the front rca output. The head unit has this stupid setup where you have to choose between the sub or the rear speakers. Iv got the sub there so no amp for speakers, for now. I'll invest in something called a line output converter which basically adds rca plugs to the 'pigtail' wiring.
Anyway ill chuck up a few pics when i'm done in an hour or so. :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:29 pm 
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A'ite, heres some pics of the new sound system setup:
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Front splits, tweeter on pillar
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4-ways in the rear
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Real happy with how everything is so far. Sound is nice and clear, especially from the splits!
The head unit fits in nice and snug and has so many features, even for the base model. So many options for altering audio too compared to before. A few more things need to be done before its perfect but its more than adequate for now.
All in all, a great system. :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:38 pm 
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TheELghia wrote:
A'ite, heres some pics of the new sound system setup:
Before
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AFTER
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Front splits, tweeter on pillar
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4-ways in the rear
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Real happy with how everything is so far. Sound is nice and clear, especially from the splits!
The head unit fits in nice and snug and has so many features, even for the base model. So many options for altering audio too compared to before. A few more things need to be done before its perfect but its more than adequate for now.
All in all, a great system. :)


nice setup mate how did u go with space when fitting the front speakers?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:02 pm 
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the HU looks nice and snug fit in the dash, well done
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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:16 pm 
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Nice work dude, the new headunit looks awesome! Perfect fit too :wink:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:05 pm 
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Thanks all! Yea the headunit is an alright fit, only held in by 2 L-shape brackets though. better ada another 2 soon..
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nice setup mate how did u go with space when fitting the front speakers?

Cheers. The speakers were a really tight fit due to the massive magnet on them, had to hack out the sound deadening foam behind so the windows could go up. But they're all good now, used some plastic from the box in place of the foam to give it some protection.
Tweeters were fairly easy to fit by the way. Just drill and mount.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:47 pm 
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Looking at getting a double DIN set up now...
haha

Might have to get the auto elec to do it, along with my corning lamps.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:21 pm 
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Looking at getting a double DIN set up now...
haha

Might have to get the auto elec to do it, along with my corning lamps.


Haha! They are actually really good.

Nah do it yourself, its piss easy! Plus because you already have an aftermarket HU, it could very well be plug and play.
If you want, I can send you instructions on how my cornering lamps were installed. That also seems to be fairly simple

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:51 pm 
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TheELghia wrote:
REW93N wrote:
Looking at getting a double DIN set up now...
haha

Might have to get the auto elec to do it, along with my corning lamps.


Haha! They are actually really good.

Nah do it yourself, its piss easy! Plus because you already have an aftermarket HU, it could very well be plug and play.
If you want, I can send you instructions on how my cornering lamps were installed. That also seems to be fairly simple

s**t, sounds good mate.
PM it all, I'll see what I can do

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:23 am 
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TheELghia wrote:
REW93N wrote:
Looking at getting a double DIN set up now...
haha

Might have to get the auto elec to do it, along with my corning lamps.


Haha! They are actually really good.

Nah do it yourself, its piss easy! Plus because you already have an aftermarket HU, it could very well be plug and play.
If you want, I can send you instructions on how my cornering lamps were installed. That also seems to be fairly simple


the only way it can be plug and play is if brand is the same and even then it depends how often the brand change wiring harness easiest way to wire a hu i found is using a converter harness it makes it all plug n play

 

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 Post subject: Re: Mark's '97 EL Fairmont Ghia
Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:20 pm 
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Work in progress. Getting there...
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