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. Read More...

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In car audio head units

A common modification made to cars involves fitting some after market in car entertainment equipment (ICE).

There is an in car audio entertainment setup for every budget and taste and TorqueCars will, in this article, take a look at some of the considerations in head unit selection.

This will vary from a simple radio swap to a radio and speaker swap to a fully balanced system with custom speaker setup and separate amps to drive the speakers. Read More...

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ICE installs with Amplifiers and crossovers

Amps & Crossovers

"Getting your wires crossed"

Getting all of your ICE components to work together is the challenge. You need to consider the following points.

1) Sending low frequencies to the regular speakers and high frequencies to the Bass speaker will cause damage to the voice coil.
2) Too many amps will draw too much current  from the alternator leaving insufficient to power for your ICE install.… Read More...

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Rear ICE install layout and design ideas

ICE Install styling ideas.

"Don't be shelfish"

You can't go to a car show now without seeing an impressive parcel shelf or boot install.

What products are available and how do you get a nice looking boot install.

A good insert in your boot will prevent the components from sliding around, help protect them from damage and will allow you to get the optimum sound from your speakers.… Read More...

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