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2017 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO Stereo Speaker Audio Complete Upgrade San Antonio TX

Branon’s 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax Cement

2017 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO Stereo Speaker Audio Complete Upgrade San Antonio TX

Brannon’s  2017 Toyota Tundra CrewMax TRD Pro Complete Stereo System Upgrade San Antonio TX

Installation Summary / History: Brannon is on the management team at RackSpace hosting here in San Antonio. He was referred to us by a local Toyota Dealer.

Customer Name: Brannon

Toyota Year / Model: 2017 Toyota Tundra CrewMax TRD Pro Cement

Head Unit: Non JBL

Color: Cement

Installed by: tacotunes.com

Brannon came to us with high expectations for his brand new 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro. He was aware he would be upgrading the stock stereo.

Below you will find a detailed listing of all the parts we used in the installation. We also included some pictures of the 12″ subwoofer next to 10″ subwoofer and a shallow mount 12″ subwoofer.

Typical Installation time is 1 day, however we matted the front, rear doors and the rear wall behind the subwoofer. If we are matting the truck we keep the truck for two days. One audio installation and matting jobs are possible, but require at least 14 hours with the truck.

Below is a detailed listing of the audio products installed in Tobin’s Tundra CrewMax

Specs on the audio installation:

The AMP is hidden under the driver seat. Sound Processor (ReCurve EZQ) is hidden under rear set. The full size Image Dynamics 10” subwoofers fit behind the rear seats. The entire truck appears to be stock and makes the truck appear to e stock and less likely for break ins. Additionally, the gear is setup for Toyota’s so chances of theft are greatly reduced.

 

Front Door Component Speakers:

Image Dynamics CXS64

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CXS Mid bass Drivers -125 Watts RMS

CXS Crossover

CXS 28M Silk Dome Tweeter

Use Stock Sail Panel for Tweeter mounts.

Rear Door Components:

Image Dynamics CTX65CS

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CTX65CS Mid bass drivers Handles -100 watts RMS

CTX65CS Crossover

CTX Tweeters

Tweeters will fit in stock door location

Sound Processor:

Tacotunes.com ReCurve EZQ

Tacotunes.com JBL Harness

Amp:

Exile Audio 5 channel amp

100 watts x 4 to each speaker and 800 x 1 (subwoofer)

Subwoofer(s):

Subwoofer Box & Subwoofers

Tacotunes.com dual 12” subwoofer enclosure 2.0” cu feet

Image Dynamics ID12V4 (full size) 10” subwoofer 400 watts RMS x 2 (800 watts RMS)

Tundra Install kit:

Stereo & Wiring Installation kit:

Stinger Power, Speaker and Signal Cables:

Positive:

Stinger 3′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Stinger 13′ POWER CABLE 4GA

Negative:

Stinger 4′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Color Coded Speaker Wire:

Stinger 50′ 16GA Black Speaker Wire (Driver Side Speakers)

Stinger 50′ 16GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Speakers)

Stinger 25′ 18GA Black Speaker wire (Driver Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50′ 18GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50’ 12Ga Black Subwoofer Wire

RCA Signal Cables:

1 Stinger RCA CABLE 12 Ft Twisted Pair – 6 Channel (Front / Rear / Sub)

Misc Items:

35′ Primary Blue Remote Turn on wire

6′ 3/4 Split Loom

T-Spec ANL Fuse Holder

T-Spec 100 Amp ANL Fuse

10 Crimp Caps

8 Speaker Terminals .25 (Door speakers)

4 Speaker Terminals .187 (tweeters)

4 Speaker Terminal .25 (subwoofer)

15 Small Zip Ties

15 Large Zip Ties

Under Seat – Amp Mounting Gear:

4 Nylons Spacers

4 Mounting Bolts

4 Mounting washers

4 Sealing Caulk

Optional Items:

 Matting:

Ballistic Matting 4 x Doors & Rear Wall takes 9 sheets to complete Tundra – Standard bulk pack includes 9 sheets.

 

 

 

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Guys’ Toyota Tundra JBL Wiring Repair and audio system re-makeover Image Dynamics SQ1 System

Chad's Toyota Tundra Audio Makeover

Guys’ Toyota Tundra JBL Wiring Repair and audio system re-makeover  Image Dynamics SQ1 System

Installation Summary / History: Guy lives in a town a bit north of San Antonio. He paid a local audio shop to upgrade the audio in his 2016 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 1794 Edition. After 3 visits to the same shop and another large shop here in San Antonio with no luck, he found our website. He came in for a system evaluation. Unfortunately, we see the scenario quite often . “Professional installation” shops doing a horrible job on the installation on JBL equipped Tundras. This is probably the 15th Tundra we have repaired or assisted in repairing here at our location in San Antonio.

When Guy came in, 2 of his door speakers were not working and the system was popping and turning off / on.  The system sounded worse than the stock JBL setup. We gave him a quote and he said he would have to think about it. We recommended that harness system be repaired and replacing the speakers and sub(s). Pretty much a re-do. Guy called us back and said please get this fixed.

Before we could start installing a new system, we had to repair the damaged JBL wiring system. The previous shop did not leave enough of the stock wiring to work with. We had to create a new harness and solder back to original stock wiring. In the pictures below you will see the repair process.

Customer Name: Guy

Toyota Year / Model: 2016 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 1794 Edition

Head Unit: JBL Equipped

Color: Silver

Installed by: tacotunes.com

System Installed: tacotunes SQ1 packaged system

Matted the entire truck.

Guy loves audio in his truck. He had systems in his trucks since back in his high school days. He was pretty much dancing when he left the shop.

 

 

Toyota Tundra JBL Wiring Diagram

 

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Jons 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited Audio System Upgrade Austin TX

Jons 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited Audio System Upgrade Austin TX

Jon’s 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited Audio System Upgrade Austin TX

Jon drove up from ATX to get his stereo system completely upgraded here in our Shop.

Installation Summary / History:

Toyota Year / Model: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited

Head Unit: NON JBL

Color: White

Interior: Beige

System Installed: tacotunes SQ1 packaged system

 

 

 

Below you will find a detailed listing of all the parts we used in the installation.

Typical Installation time is 1 day, however we matted the front, rear doors and the rear wall behind the subwoofer. If we are matting the truck we keep the truck for two days. One day audio installation and matting jobs are possible, but require at least 14 hours with the truck.

Below is a detailed listing of the audio products installed in Jon’s Tundra CrewMax

Front Door Component Speakers:

Image Dynamics CXS64

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CXS Mid bass Drivers -125 Watts RMS

CXS Crossover

CXS 28M Silk Dome Tweeter

NOTE: JBL equipped

Use Stock Sail Panel for Tweeter mounts.

Rear Door Components:

Image Dynamics CTX65CS

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CTX65CS Mid bass drivers Handles -100 watts RMS

CTX65CS Crossover

CTX Tweeters

Tweeters will fit in stock door location

Sound Processor:

Tacotunes.com ReCurve EZQ

Tacotunes.com JBL Harness

Amp:

Exile Audio 5 channel amp

100 watts x 4 to each speaker and 800 x 1 (subwoofer)

Subwoofer(s):

Subwoofer Box & Subwoofers

Tacotunes.com Dual 12″ subwoofers

Image Dynamics ID12V4 (full size) 10” subwoofer 400 watts RMS x 2

Tundra Install kit:

Stereo & Wiring Installation kit:

Stinger Power, Speaker and Signal Cables:

Positive:

Stinger 3′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Stinger 13′ POWER CABLE 4GA

Negative:

Stinger 4′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Color Coded Speaker Wire:

Stinger 50′ 16GA Black Speaker Wire (Driver Side Speakers)

Stinger 50′ 16GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Speakers)

Stinger 25′ 18GA Black Speaker wire (Driver Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50′ 18GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50’ 12Ga Black Subwoofer Wire

RCA Signal Cables:

1 Stinger RCA CABLE 12 Ft Twisted Pair – 6 Channel (Front / Rear / Sub)

Misc Items:

35′ Primary Blue Remote Turn on wire

6′ 3/4 Split Loom

T-Spec ANL Fuse Holder

T-Spec 100 Amp ANL Fuse

10 Crimp Caps

8 Speaker Terminals .25 (Door speakers)

4 Speaker Terminals .187 (tweeters)

4 Speaker Terminal .25 (subwoofer)

15 Small Zip Ties

15 Large Zip Ties

Under Seat – Amp Mounting Gear:

2 Nylons Spacers

2 Self Tapping Screws

 

Matting:

Ballistic Matting 4 x Doors & Rear Wall takes 9 sheets to complete Tundra – Standard bulk pack includes 9 sheets.

 

 

 

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2014+ NON JBL Toyota Tundra System 1 Installation Instructions

Toyota Tundra Dual Subwoofer Box 10 inch

2014+ NON JBL Toyota Tundra System 1 Installation Instructions

Thank you for purchasing the tacotunes.com system 1 complete audio upgrade. This system will allow you to keep your stock head unit and utilize your existing speaker wiring system in your Toyota Tundra. This setup will save you a lot of time over our higher end SQ1 systems. In addition, you will be able to return you truck back to stock in the event you sale or trade the vehicle. Be sure to save ALL your stock parts.

Following the instructions below is crucial to a successful installation. We recommend prepping the following items the day before you begin your installation. This will ensure all the parts are at your disposal. We highly recommend that you take your time and NOT be in a time crunch when doing this install.  There are a couple of steps where it will help to have a buddy help you out. Not necessary but makes it easier. Do NOT start drinking your favorite beverage until recommend below. Plus be sure to keep your mind sharp. By getting the installation done right the first time you will enjoy years of quality sound in your Toyota Tundra. Shortcuts and rushing through the install will cause issues down the road. Take your time enjoy the install.

Prep Time – 2-3 hours

Prepping the day before the install:

  1. Download test tones and burn to CD. Click here to download test tones.
  2. Mount your crossovers to the provided crossover mounts. (see speaker install video)
  3. Connect the 18g & 16g wiring to the crossovers
  4. If mounting your tweeters in sail panels, prepare your sail panels the night before and use some black caulk if necessary to secure the tweeters to your sail panels.
  5. Assemble your amp rack, amplifier, distribution block etc. (see video below)
  6. Assemble your subwoofer / subwoofer box. (see video below)
  7. Watch installation videos to understand the process.
  8. Get your six pack on ice. DO NOT OPEN until instructed! 🙂
  9. Go over checklist and ensure all parts are in the package. We have a checklist that we do on EACH system. But we are human so it is possible a part was missed.

Installation: 4 – 8 hours

Tear down process and steps – follow the order below.

KILL YOUR BATTERY. Remove the NEGATIVE connection from the battery and secure it AWAY from battery.

  1. Begin the tear down process. (see tear down video)
  2. Remove the door panels.
  3. Remove door sills.
  4. Remove driver side kick panel.
  5. Remove front passenger seat.
  6. Remove rear portion of center console.
  7. Remove rear seats (if installing subwoofer) – have a friend help the rear seats are heavy.
  8. Remove passenger side rear pillar panel (if installing subwoofer)
  9. Remove stock amplifier under front passenger seat. (save the bolts)
  10. Remove front / rear speakers.
  11. If you will be matting your doors we suggest doing this before you being the steps below. Keep in mind matting will add a full day to your install.

Installation Steps:

  1. Run power wire from battery to new amp location. (see video)
  2. Assemble the fuse block and complete under hood details. (Do not connect to battery)
  3. Run subwoofer wire to rear of vehicle per the installation video.
  4. Install amps / amp rack per video. (do not connect output connections)
  5. Connect input side of amp first.
  6. Connect battery ensure the amps power up when you turn on the car.
  7. Disconnect battery.
  8. Connect output connections from the amplifiers.
  9. Clear brain and take a 15 minute break.
  10. Connect battery
  11. Tune amplifiers per tuning video(s).
  12. Install front / rear speakers.
  13. Install subwoofer.
  14. Test system – ensure playing correctly.
  15. disconnect battery.
  16. Install center console.
  17. Install rear pillar panel.
  18. Install seats BEFORE installing door panels and door sills. (battery should be unplugged)
  19. Install kick panels and door sills.
  20. Install door panels.
  21. Connect battery.
  22. Test the sound and ensure all playing properly.
  23. Open a single beverage (not hard liquor) beat your chest and listen to your tunes for about 10 minutes.
  24. Finish cleaning up odds and ends.
  25. Be sure to save ALL stock parts.

Congratulations you just installed an audio system that would have cost you over $3,000 at your local audio shop.

Videos:

Preparing for installation:

 

 

 

 

 

Tear Down Process:

 

 

Installing Power Wire

 

 

How to tune TXD6001 mono subowoofer

 

 

 
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JG’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax Platinum Edition Complete Audio Upgrade San Antonio TX

Toyota Tundra CrewMax Platinum Complete Audio System Installation San Antonio

JG’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax Platinum Edition Complete Audio Upgrade San Antonio TX

JG’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax Platinum Edition Complete Audio Upgrade San Antonio TX

Installation Summary / History:

Customer Name: JG

Toyota Year / Model: 2016 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 Platinum Edition

Head Unit: JBL Equipped

Color: Sunset Attitude Black

Installed by: tacotunes.com

System Installed: tacotunes SQ1 packaged system

JG has had audio systems in most of his vehicles. As you can see by the smile on his face, he was very happy with the results.

 

Below you will find a detailed listing of all the parts we used in the installation.

Typical Installation time is 1 day, however we matted the front, rear doors and the rear wall behind the subwoofer. If we are matting the truck we keep the truck for two days. One day audio installation and matting jobs are possible, but require at least 14 hours with the truck.

Below is a detailed listing of the audio products installed in Chris Tundra CrewMax

Front Door Component Speakers:

Image Dynamics CXS64

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CXS Mid bass Drivers -125 Watts RMS

CXS Crossover

CXS 28M Silk Dome Tweeter

NOTE: JBL equipped

Use Stock Sail Panel for Tweeter mounts.

Rear Door Components:

Image Dynamics CTX65CS

Tacotunes.com heavy duty speaker mounts cut to 5.6”

CTX65CS Mid bass drivers Handles -100 watts RMS

CTX65CS Crossover

CTX Tweeters

Tweeters will fit in stock door location

Sound Processor:

Tacotunes.com ReCurve EZQ

Tacotunes.com JBL Harness

Amp:

Exile Audio 5 channel amp

100 watts x 4 to each speaker and 800 x 1 (subwoofer)

Subwoofer(s):

Subwoofer Box & Subwoofers

Tacotunes.com dual 10” subwoofer enclosure 2.0” cu feet

Image Dynamics ID10V4 (full size) 10” subwoofer 400 watts RMS x 2

Tundra Install kit:

Stereo & Wiring Installation kit:

Stinger Power, Speaker and Signal Cables:

Positive:

Stinger 3′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Stinger 13′ POWER CABLE 4GA

Negative:

Stinger 4′ POWER CABLE 4GA – Ring Terminal Attached

Color Coded Speaker Wire:

Stinger 50′ 16GA Black Speaker Wire (Driver Side Speakers)

Stinger 50′ 16GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Speakers)

Stinger 25′ 18GA Black Speaker wire (Driver Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50′ 18GA Silver Speaker Wire (Passenger Side Tweeters)

Stinger 50’ 12Ga Black Subwoofer Wire

RCA Signal Cables:

1 Stinger RCA CABLE 12 Ft Twisted Pair – 6 Channel (Front / Rear / Sub)

Misc Items:

35′ Primary Blue Remote Turn on wire

6′ 3/4 Split Loom

T-Spec ANL Fuse Holder

T-Spec 100 Amp ANL Fuse

10 Crimp Caps

8 Speaker Terminals .25 (Door speakers)

4 Speaker Terminals .187 (tweeters)

4 Speaker Terminal .25 (subwoofer)

15 Small Zip Ties

15 Large Zip Ties

Under Seat – Amp Mounting Gear:

2 Nylons Spacers

2 Self Tapping Screws

 

 

Matting:

Ballistic Matting 4 x Doors & Rear Wall takes 9 sheets to complete Tundra – Standard bulk pack includes 9 sheets.

 

 

 

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Juan’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax SR5 Complete Stereo System Upgrade San Antonio TX

Juans Toyota Tundra CrewMax Stereo System Upgrade San Antonio TX

Juan’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax SR5 Complete Stereo System Upgrade San Antonio TX

Juan’s Toyota Tundra CrewMax SR5 Complete Stereo System Upgrade San Antonio TX

Installation Summary / History:

Customer Name: Juan P

Toyota Year / Model: 2015 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4

Head Unit: Non JBL

Color: Midnight Blue

Installed by: tacotunes.com

Juan grew up installing his own audio systems. He came to us with high expectations. He wanted to hear our demo system before he pulled the trigger. After listening the SQ1 package, he opted to upgraded to the dual 12″ SEALED box. This is with the FULL size subwoofers, not shallow mounts. Juan listens to a lot of different music and wanted something that would play slip knot to old Metallica to today’s hip hop.

 

Below you will find a detailed listing of all the parts we used in the installation. We also included some pictures of the 12″ subwoofer next to 10″ subwoofer and a shallow mount 12″ subwoofer.

Typical Installation time is 1 day, however we matted the front, rear doors and the rear wall behind the subwoofer. If we are matting the truck we keep the truck for two days. One audio installation and matting jobs are possible, but require at least 14 hours with the truck.

Below is a detailed listing of the audio products installed in Tobin’s Tundra CrewMax