DIY Hookups

Need help choosing a car audio configuration that fits your budget and DIY abilities? We’ve put together a few basic configurations that you can install in your vehicle whether you have an afternoon, a full day, or a weekend to spare. These examples should give you a basic understanding of the pieces you’ll need to take your vehicle’s sound to the next level.

What you’ll need:


Make your build as efficient as possible with a little preparation. Aside from the subwoofers, amps, wiring kits, and speakers listed in the packages below, you’ll need the following:

  • Space to work
  • Socket wrench or nut driver set
  • Allen wrench set
  • Wire strippers
  • Wire cutters
  • Vehicle disassembly plastic pry-bar set
  • Container to hold loose parts removed from your vehicle
  • Flashlight
  • Sand paper (for ground connection prep)
Basic tools for any car audio installation are available at your local hardware or home improvement store.

One Afternoon | Add a Sub

To add a subwoofer, you’ll need the right enclosure. We’ve got you covered with cut sheets for sealed and ported subwoofer enclosures. You’ll also want to check out our wiring guide and diagrams.

PRICE

PRODUCT

Total

$220.00*

S1-850 Mono-block Amplifier

$99.00

HDS2.1-D2 10" 600W Subwoofer

$89.00

4-Gauge Amp Kit

$32.00


All Day | Door Swap + Subwoofer

Swapping your stock coaxial speakers and adding a sub will take your car audio experience to the next level all in a day’s work. Again, the subwoofer requires an enclosure with proper air flow and tuning to get the best sound out of your new subwoofer.

PRODUCT

PRICE

Total

$279.99*

QSX-652 Coaxial Speaker Pair

$59.99

S1-850 Monoblock Amplifier

$99.00

HDS2.1-D2 10” 600W Subwoofer

$89.00

4-Gauge Amp Kit

$32.00


Full Weekend | Component set (front) + Coaxial (rear) + subwoofer pair

If you want to upgrade your entire setup including front components speakers, rear coaxial speakers, as well as adding a pair of subs, pencil this project in for an upcoming weekend. With this, and the previous setups, you’ll want to review how to dial in your amp settings.

DIY Hookup - Weekender - Upgrade to front components, rear coaxials, and 2 subwoofers.
PRODUCT

PRICE

Total

$823.98*

MIDS/HIGHS
S4-100 4-channel Amplifier

$129.00

QS-6.5 300 Watt Component Set

$99.99

QSX-692 6” by 9” Coaxial Speaker Set

$69.99

4-Gauge Amp Kit

$32.00

SUBWOOFER
S1-1250 Monoblock Amplifier

$149.00

Two HDS3.1-D4 12” Subwoofer

$292.00

0-Gauge Amp Kit

$52.00


*Pricing for each package does not include the material needed to build your subwoofer enclosure. This cost will vary from build to build based on the materials you choose for your custom DIY enclosure.

SoundQubed Attending Scrapin the Coast 2018!

Oklahoma City, OK, June 18, 2018 — SoundQubed is proudly participating as a vendor at Scrapin the Coast, June 22-24, 2018 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. Jason Vick and Neil Boswell will be representing SoundQubed with promotional gear and generous discounts to attendees. They will also be holding raffles both days with big prizes that attendees won’t want to miss.

More importantly, visitors should stop by the SoundQubed tent to discuss their projects and find out how the team can help. Do-It-Yourself car audio is endlessly rewarding, and SoundQubed’s goal is provide education and advice at every turn to our their users. No matter the size of Hook Up, SoundQubed wants to help you succeed.

Since 2002, Scrapin the Coast has been a must attend for audio enthusiasts in the area. “The wildest show on the coast” is the south’s largest, premier car, truck and bike show, and this year will feature live music, hydro and air bag competitions, frame draggin, burnout contests, stereo competitions, and a wild bikini contest.

Visit the SoundQubed tent during this huge show to meet the guys, show your support or learn what others have discovered – SoundQubed is your DIY Hook Up!

SoundQubed Attending Slamology 2018!

Slamology 2018 Banner

Oklahoma City, OK, May 31, 2018 — SoundQubed is proudly participating as a vendor at the 15th Annual Slamology Automotive & Music Festival, June 9-10th in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Lucas Oil Raceway. The SQ team will be dispatching Jason Vick and Neil Boswell to represent SoundQubed with promotional gear and generous discounts to attendees. They will also be holding raffles both days with big prizes that attendees won’t want to miss.

 

The main goal for these SQ professionals is to meet and greet with you to see how we can help bring your car audio projects to life. SoundQubed’s mission is to teach about the joys of the aftermarket car audio projects.  No matter what size Hook Up you are doing, we want to help you succeed.

 

Given the diverse communities attending, Slamology 2018 is the ideal venue to accomplish these goals. Presented by GaugeMagazine.com and Orion. Co-Sponsored by Sky High Car Audio, Slamology is a massive custom car show with over 50 classes of vehicles, featuring RNL Customs’ Flying High Hydraulic Show, DD Audio’s Largest Car Audio Contest in the World, Full Throttle Battery’s Live Music Performances and More.

 

Visit the SoundQubed tent during this spectacular and massive gathering to meet the guys, show your support or learn what others have discovered – SoundQubed is your DIY Hook Up!