Tutorials and Tips

Electrical Theory: Basic electrical facts. Definition of voltage, current, resistance, relationships, DC and AC circuits, explanation of car’s electrical system. Notations (ยต, m, k, M).

Electrical Upgrades: Do your lights dim when bass hits? Upgrade your car’s electrical system to handle your power demands.

Garage Door Opener: Instructions to hardwire a garage door opener remote control to the car and to eliminate batteries by converting the car’s voltage to 9v.

Relays 101: What are relays and how to use them. Connections and diagrams.

Diodes 101: What are diodes and how to use them.

Reference and Tools

Car Wire Codes: Factory radio wire color codes for most Japanese, American and European cars.

Radio Wire Codes: Wire color codes for most aftermarket head units: Sony, Alpine, Pioneer radios.

Civic Radio Replacement: How to get around the famous “factory alarm/ keyless entry, dome light” problem in 96-99 Honda Civic when replacing the factory radio.

CD List: Recommended CDs to tweak and enjoy your audio system.

Tools: Description, price and where to buy basic installation tools that you will need.