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About S.DeYoung

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  • Birthday 10/20/1986

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    SJD
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    Kalamazoo, Michigan
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    Ze German Autos

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  1. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

  2. S.DeYoung

    T-line for 2 6.5's or 1 12 in a hatchback

    https://store.soundsolutionsaudio.com/ported-dual-12-subwoofer-enclosure/
  3. S.DeYoung

    Evil comeback?!

  4. S.DeYoung

    Bumping.. I mean.. Checking in!!

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  5. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

    I was surprised when the dealer offered lifetime Powertrain warranty. My mom doesn’t keep vehicles long but she gives them to my dad who drives them into the ground.
  6. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

    Convinced my mother to order an Explorer ST. It should be coming in next week. It’s stupid that an Explorer can get up to $60k.
  7. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

    I have ordered from rock auto for my 335xi and they have been the correct ones so I don’t know why they can’t get your car correct. ECS tuning has a sale going on right now.
  8. S.DeYoung

    Evil1 Tweeter Pods

    I have an extra set if you are looking for some.
  9. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

    I am going to ask a few of my friends that live in that area and I will get back to you. I know there are a some great school districts over there, Walled Lake comes to mind.
  10. S.DeYoung

    Welcome to the IHoP v.2

  11. S.DeYoung

    1981 Mercedes Benz SL380

    Not sure why pictures aren’t loading, might be something wrong with google pictures right now https://photos.app.goo.gl/uXhGdjJeADLCSPmy5
  12. S.DeYoung

    1981 Mercedes Benz SL380

    Another non audio related note, the early 380s had a single row timing chain that was very problematic. They did not last long before they needed to be service or even worse, breaking. This car was converted to a dual row timing chain by a Mercedes Benz dealership when it was a couple of years old. The dual row is a much better design and can go much longer between service intervals.
  13. S.DeYoung

    1981 Mercedes Benz SL380

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/uXhGdjJeADLCSPmy5
  14. S.DeYoung

    1981 Mercedes Benz SL380

    I recently purchased a MB SL380 for my wife for her birthday just recently. The previous owner "upgraded" the stock radio but putting in a basic cd player about 10 years ago and decided not to replace the 4" speakers in the dash but rather install some 6X9 in the space behind the rear seats. The plan is to install a new retro sound headunit with bluetooth capabilities, replace the 4" speakers with some upgraded stock replacements, and install a SSA four channel amplifier to power the speakers. In the near future I would like to install a small subwoofer in the trunk for some lows, the 4" speakers are going to provide anything below 100hz. Pictures posted below in the next post, here is a link to the new headunit: https://www.retromanufacturing.com/products/1981-85-mercedes-benz-380-series-hermosa-radio?rq=yr_1981~mk_mercedes-benz~md_380-series&variant=11408386371
  15. S.DeYoung

    All my Audio friends has settled on down ??

    Life just gets in the way, I still keep in contact with some friends from this forum. This site deserves more traffic for sure, its easily the best knowledge base for car audio on the internet.
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