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Well I guess I will chime in here.   First car was a 91 Grand AM.   
Pioneer Head unit, no idea what model but it is probably laying around somewhere in storage haha. Internals out of a caddy, dont ask they sounded good in that car, so I thought they sounded good in my car.   
Boss audio Amp, If I remember right it was rated at 500x2 but it probably did more around 100x2 now that I know a little.
Now for the Subs, I actually started off half way decent, I had a set of 12 inch kicker gold's, these were old even in 1998! but hey I got them for $50 and I was ready to rock!
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81 Toyotta Corolla 2 door

$80 Optimus shaft style cassette deck

"replacement" stock style 5.25" speakers w/whizzer cones cut into the door panel.

1 8" woofer in the back deck

a pair of boom box speakers in the back deck

1 6.5" powered sparkomatic sub under the drivers seat.

Strait pimpin! Hey, I was only 15.

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 1987 Dodge Daytona. Sony mobile es head unit (dont remember wich model, it had a full face screen though) 2 12 inch orion XTR dvc subs ported enclosure. 1 orion XTR 800 . Clarion pro audio mids in the doors, clarion pro audio 6x9's in the rear. Highs ran of the head unit.
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89 Civic LX
Alpine HU with NO pre-amps.
JBL 40x4
Infinity Reference 6.5's
JBL 6.5's
2x JBL 8"
I mean... I know my equipment now is supposed to be wayy better, but i swear, this was the BEST sounding system I've ever installed.
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Clarion HU
2 Kicker Comp 10's
300w Majestic 2ch
kicker tweeters
Tell the Snap-On guy I'm not here!
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1972 Chev 1500 with a Craig T100 underdash cassette and Craig V103 door!! was it brutal. Who said "the good old days?"
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my first system was in my 1971 Ford F100. i had a jvc(low end $99 radio), an orion 4ch amp bridged to two radio shack pro series 10's, and a set of wal-mart 6x9's stuck to the corners right above my seat. the truck had a gas tank behind the seat, so i had the woofers as a center console.
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My first and current system is in my '97 Honda Civic.

I have 6 1/2" infinity's in the front door panels, 5 1/4" Momo's in the rear, 2 10" pioneer subs, Pioneer 1500 watt amp, some other amp, and a Sony CD player. it sounds pretty good I think. The whole thing cost me about $750.

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Posted: September 30, 2005 at 10:10 AM / IP Logged  
mi first stereo was an aiwa HU actually in mi first car mitsubishi eclipse 91.....i called  my uncle to know if he can hook it up to the car....he say can do the end of the day  i had to call mi brother to pick me up from my uncle's house....the mo...fu...burn all the fuses in the car....fried the ECU and burned the radio  i had to buy another  radio ....and another car...and get my MECP too...........
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Posted: September 30, 2005 at 2:00 PM / IP Logged  

nice topic it brought me back to a good time in life.

well my first real system that was installed in a car(seeing that ive been messing with car audio since i was 8 years old) but anyways the first installed system was in a 1979 cutlass supreme, hu 7292s alpine 6 crystal tape deck,.old skool fosgate punch 45hd, and 2 15" crunch preformance series. boy did it rock for that time in life(virgin ears) ha!!!!!!!! but like we all know it's never enough we will always need more bass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hu,alpine cva 1005/dva 5205
sound processor,symmetry(first one).
sub amp,power 1000 the terminator.(1992).
subs,spl comp dual 1 ohms.
punch 150hd on a 10" ev.
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