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Old 09-04-2013, 09:40 AM   #1
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Mach460 with JVC unit - some advice please


Thanks in advance for any advice you may be able to give.

I bought a 2001 Roush Mustang some time ago with the Mach460 head unit replaced with a JVC:

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I do like the USB feature and use it along with the CD / DVD. The previous owner installed an amplifier in the trunk as well - Eclipse 32440. I was getting some noise from the alternator so I did install filters on the amplifier.

Regardless, however, the stereo sounds pretty lousy. The bass sounds worse than the stock 460 system and the front speakers are remarkably quiet compared to the rear (this is a convertible).

I was thinking of taking it in to have it looked at but I'd like to be prepared before going in as I am not a car audio enthusiast.


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Old 09-04-2013, 11:53 AM   #2
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With the mach 460. If anything is swapped out in my opinion it sounds crappy. For better sound you have to replace it all with HU, speakers, speaker wire, and for even better sound I would add a subwoofer/amp

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Old 09-04-2013, 12:44 PM   #3
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Could just be how it's tuned, about 80% of the people that buy amps from the shop I work at don't have a clue what a high pass or low pass filter is or how to even begin to set the crossover on there amp.

The alternator noise your hearing could be from bad RCA's, RCA's run to close to the power cable, a bad ground. It's not a bad idea to take it in, but just a heads up the shop will most likely charge you a hourly rate for any troubleshooting $40-$80 a hour depending on the shop so try to work out a deal that if it is going to cost over a set price or take longer than a set time it becomes a flat fee and not a hourly rate.
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