I went with PowerStop Z36 Truck & Tow pads with Centric rotors and ATE Type 200 brake fluid. Love the combination and have been very happy with it. Think it only set me back under $300 IIRC. Also, I had changed them out because my rotors were beyond warped. So far, not a single vibration ad I have over 20K really hard miles on them.
Dam, that harness would have been convenient lol. I got a new DSP and was able to delay remote signal out so no more loud door chimes unless passenger forgets to put on their seat belt.
The Bose system utilizes a harness so that is out of the question. The less efficient a speaker is, the more power that is needed to bring it out. Think of it as wasted energy. Add a 4 channel amp and you should be fine. If you will be changing the dash speakers, then that will be something you may want to take into consideration when choosing a 4 channel or 6 channel amp. Get an amp that allows speaker-level inputs (aka High-level inputs) and that should be it. Adding a subwoofer or other components ultimately determines what your setup will consist of but if you just want to change door speakers, then just pick up a 4 channel amp and call it a day. Precision Power makes get budget amps, fyi. Try and match your speaker RMS to the amps RMS (make sure you look at the correct resistance of the speakers and the RMS rating for that ohm on the amp). Hope this helps.
Does anyone know how to open the rear view mirror by any chance? The mirror is next on my list for noises I am trying to rid myself from and don't want to break it. For those of you wondering, it is not the bracket vibrating, it is the module inside or the housing making contact with each other. It has gotten worse over time due to the subs being in the truck for nearly two years and it has become audible at half volume so it's got to go.
Nothing wrong with it at all. Noise floor is a little high because of our head unit output voltage but other than that, it is great. I am upgrading to the Mosconi 6to8 Aerospace as soon as I sell this as I have new speakers going in as well as finalizing the sound deadening and prefers Mosconi's EQ adjustments as there is only a 0.1 limit on range where the Helix has a limit of 8 (i may be wrong on this) and it makes it a bit harder. Will also be utilizing Mosconi's Bluetooth adapter to bypass the trucks analog lines and automatically switches between its own Bluetooth adapter and the truck when I get a call so that is the route I am going instead of changing the head unit. Not sure what route you are looking to go but I will have a couple sets of tweeters (some NIB) and a couple sets of wideband drivers for the dash up for sale this weekend once I get some time.
For anyone interested and willing to make them fit in the dash, these have been absolutely phenomenal and I highly recommend them. They are on sale now for $135. Audible Physics AR3-A 3" Wideband Driver
Your truck died and your radio did not want to power back on and now you have issues with lights so that's why I thought it could have been a battery. I had radio issues when my battery was on its way out. If you think it's just an issue with your lights, grab a multimeter and check voltage across the connections in your lights starting from that closest to the battery. Is your truck cranking slow this morning?
I did a 4.5" maxtrac spindle and ProComp ProRunner SS adjustable struts in the front with a 5/34" Rough Country anti-wrap blocks and ProComp ProRunner shocks in rear. Well worth it honestly. The truck is stiff, doesn't squiggle and can take corners keeping planted.
If you have the Maestro RR, it covers the following including vehicle settings but they are pretty quick with replying to emails so go ahead and shoot them one to confirm or just give them a call: *Double check to ensure harness is the same. You can look up what you need here by entering you truck information http://maestro.idatalink.com/maestro/ STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS Two Functions on Each Button Standard and Expanded Radio Functions NAVIGATION OUTPUTS Accessory Power Output (15A) Parking Brake Output Reverse Light Output Illumination Output Vehicle Speed Pulse Output Foot Brake Output WARNING CHIMES Warning Chime Retention Volume Adjustment Programmable Turn Signal Reminder REVERSE CAMERA Camera Retained VEHICLE SETTINGS Access and Modify Vehicle Settings ONSTAR System Retention Voice Commands Internal Phone and WiFi Hotspot Retention PARK ASSIST Retain Park Assist Chimes
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