TorqueCars™ ICE installation tips

How to design and build a high power car audio install

We provide in depth advise on all aspects of ICE design and build from selection of components to design of a custom boot install.

We will expand this section in the near future but have consulted with leading ICE installers to get the best cutting edge advice for your ICE install.

We have a dedicated ICE section in our forum which deals with the Frequently Asked ICE install questions and looks at common ICE problems, so feel free to join and get advice from our members on any issues or problems you are having with your ICE setup, speaker removal and head unit replacement.

If you would like to see an article here that we have not covered please let us know and we will add it to the site.

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Choosing a car radio with DAB, Sat nav and DVD players.

High up on the priority list for many drivers is a good In Car Entertainment (ICE) setup. So which components do you need and what speaker sizes work the best and where do you start planning your ICE setup? This article will deal with the Installation,

We have to give a warning here before we begin. Listening to loud music will cause permanent hearing damage. Conditions from tinitus (constant ringing in the ears) and deafness are attributed to loud music. The damage is cumulative.

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What are the best ICE in car audio entertainment components

High up on the priority list for many drivers is a good In Car Entertainment (ICE) setup. Which components and speaker sizes work the best and where do you start planning your ICE setup.

This article will deal with the selection of components.Installation, setup and troubleshooting will be dealt with in other articles.

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