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    Project &quotLaadli" - My Toyota Corolla GLi 2010 -1023765

    Some photos up to page 200 need restoration. InshaAllah, they will be restored in due course.



    Thank you


    Owing to some technical issues, the following index is being updated and InshaAllah will be fully synchronized soon.
    Index

    1. Laadli's Tyre Pressure Monitoring System [page 1~2]
    2. Laadli prepares for the summer season [page 4]
    3. Re-alignment of Laadli’s side mouldings [page 5]
    4. Laadli’s Cabin Filter replaced [page 5]
    5. Laadli's Registration Plate got damaged [page 5]
    6. Laadli’s seat belt covers installed [page 5]
    7. Laadli’s 20K service at Toyota [page 5~6]
    8. Laadli’s ECU cover installed [page 6]
    9. Laadli’s missing bumper clips replaced [page 6]
    10. Laadli’s bumper underside retouched [page 6]
    11. Laadli’s new registration plates [page 6~7]
    12. Laadli’s back garnish replaced [page 7]
    13. Laadli’s Cutie Sixy Sixy sticker [page 7]
    14. Laadli at “Beauty Parlour” [page 10~11]
    15. Laadli’s Tyre Pressure and battery electrolyte checked [page 11]
    16. Laadli’s twin JBL subs in custom fibreglass enclosures [page 11]
    17. Laadli’s emergency light [page 11]
    18. Laadli’s Kenwood Amp [page 11]
    19. Laadli’s neatly installed Kenwood 718 speakers [page 11]
    20. Laadli’s Pioneer D1720C component speakers [page 12]
    21. Laadli’s DVD/ Navigation Head Unit [page 12]
    22. Laadli’s rear view camera [page 12]
    23. Laadli’s cigarette lighter power sockets with USB support [page 12]
    24. Laadli’s plans to go high-tech … IPad, Wifi, sound processor discussed [page 12~14]
    25. Laadli’s CNG issues [page 14]
    26. Laadli’s trunk lid lining installed [page 14]
    27. Laadli attends PakWheels Motor Show 20th March 2011 [page 18~19]
    28. Laadli’s photo-session by Madhouse12 [page 19~20]
    29. Laadli’s photos by Abdullah Abid [page 22]
    30. Laadli gets a steering lock [page 24]
    31. Laadli gets retractable side mirrors [page 25]
    32. Laadli gets new foot lights and trunk lights [page 25]
    33. Laadli attends PakWheels Islamabad Audio Chapter’s dinner 6th April 2011 [page 27]
    34. Laadli gets unwanted attention from a bird [page 39]
    35. How to get rid of mist on the windscreen [page 46]
    36. Laadli's Rear Doors get Component Speakers [Part 1] [page 47~58]
    37. Laadli's Rear Doors get Component Speakers [Part 2] [page 63~64]
    38. Laadli's Rear Doors get Component Speakers [Part 3] [page 65~75]
    39. Laadli's Front Doors get Component Speakers [page 75~77]
    40. Laadli gets Kenwood KSC 7702 3-way speaker system [page83]
    41. Laadli is getting two units of Soundstream Ref Series 800.4 Amps [page 84)
    42. Laadli received her new toys ... 2 X Soundstream Ref Series 800.4 Amps [page 88-90]
    43. Laadli's trunk layout for audio system discussed [page 93-97]
    44. Madhouse checks out decibel meter [page 99~100]
    45. Market survey for batteries [page 100]
    46. Laadli's trunk layout for audio system discussed [page 100~104]
    47. Laadli's sound deadening completed [page 105]
    48. Laadli's first Soundstream Amp installed [page 105~106]
    49a. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 110~120]
    49b. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 121~130]
    49c. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 131~140]
    49d. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 141~150]

    49e. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 151~160]
    49f. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 161~170]
    49g. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 171~180]
    49h. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 181~184]
    49h*. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 185~190 ]
    49i. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 191~200]
    49j. Laadli's trunk plan under implementation [page 201~212]
    50. Laadli gets a new ashtray [page 267~268]
    51. Laadli front Hertz tweeters re-installed [page 268~270]
    52. Laadli's rear view camera gets a roadside fix [page 270]
    53. Laadli's audio system wiring stuff purchase [page 275~276] and [page 278~279]
    54. Laadli gets a rear screen sun screen as gift [page 279]
    55. Laadli's capacitor and battery terminals ordered [page 279]
    56. Laadli's Guess and Win Contest [page 281]
    57. Laadli's capacitor, distribution block, battery size, wire gauge. - Technical terms explained [page 282]
    58. Laadli's front doors Dynamatted [page 301~309]
    59. Laadli's cabin and rear doors Dynamatted [page 309~314]
    60. Laadli's New Toys... Twin Pioneer W12PRS Subs received [page 328~330]
    61. Laadli's Trunk Lid Dynamatted [page 332~333]

    62. Laadli's Rear Fenders Dynamatted Dynamatted [page 334~336]

    63. Laadli's SS amps get new vented Plexiglass covers [page 337~339]

    64. Laadli's Stinger 150 Ampere Circuit Breaker arrives [page 343]

    65. Laadli's Subwoofer Enclosures Dynamatted

    66. Laadli's new twin Pioneer W12PRS subwoofers installed

    67. Laadli's First Birthday wishes from friends and uncles

    68. Laadli's First Birthday Gift- Nikon D5100 and complete accessories
    69. Laadli's Capacitor and terminals arrive in Saudi Arabia - photos [page 360~361]

    70. Laadli's Birthday Gift- Nikon D5100 unboxing photoshoot - [page 361~ 364 ]

    71. Laadli's
    Birthday Gift- Nikon D5100 - First photos .. [page 365~366]
    72. Laadli's "Guess and Win Contest" ... [page366~367] ^^^^Won by Mani1^^^^

    73. Laadlis new Focal 165v30 Component Speakers purchased [page 368~369]

    74. Laadli gets a new trunk lid liner [page 369~370]

    75. Laadli's New French Babes have a photosession [page 373~374]

    76. Laadli's New Stinger products arrive [page 374]
    77. Laadli attends Annual Audio GTG at Kallar Kahar, June 19, 2011 [page 376~388]

    78. Annual Audio GTG at Kallar Kahar, June 19, 2011- Photos by Versatile Genius [page 391~ 396]
    79. Laadli's sub enclosures get new polyester lining [page 400~ 401]
    80. Laadli's rear deck speakers' isolation boxes under preparation [page 402~ 403]
    81. Laadli's audio system wiring upgrade done on 18th June 2011 [page 405~ 415]
    82. Laadli's Italian Beauties on rear deck get their separate bedrooms [page 416~418 ]
    83. Laadli's trunk set up improvement and installation of fans [page 423~426 ]
    84. Laadli gets a new head unit, digital sound processor and center channel speaker [page 443~446 ]
    85. Laadli's new audio goodies installed [page 451~458 ]
    86.
    Laadli's new Pioneer Steering Wheel Control Unit [page 463~466]
    87. Laadli's experiment with new Pioneer Bluetooth Adapter and installation of LCD Head Rests [page 466~472]
    88. Laadli's trunk set up gets new LED super-silent fans, LED lights, and temperature sensor [page 474~475]
    89. Laadli's new Pioneer speakers 6975V2, Temp sensors, fans, etc. installed [page 478~484]
    90. Laadli's Video and Photo-shoot by Versatile Genius at Bani Gala [page 489~492]
    91. Antique Bikes at Rock Bistro [page 496~499]
    92. Laadli's JBL T696 unboxing and installation [page 505~508]
    93. Laadli gets her new sealed MF battery [page 522~523]
    94. Laadli's Registration book finally received [page 523]
    95. Laadli's JBL MS8 Digital Sound Processor arrives [page 536~541]
    96. Laadli's JBL MS8 Digital Sound Processor installation [page 548~556]
    97. Laadli gets a powered curtain and MS-8 relocated [page 559~563]
    98. Laadli's V30 components get tweeter pods - Little DIY[page 566~571]


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    Quote Originally Posted by khurram_aziz View Post

    The remote holder attached to gear lever, hard to digest...isnt it killing "the feel of changing gears"? Controlling HU from screen is more accessible than "remote" in front seats. I usually pack the remote; as most of the time its useless....Unless you have the "driver" and you enjoy the ride sitting in back seat; but then if you love cars; you dont need drivers
    Aslamualaikum Khurram Bhai ... and thank you for the comments

    Personally speaking, I don't like the remote control thing in the car ... The remote control was used for the first time, when my kids sitting in the rear seat made it happen.

    I use 4X 16GB USB drives in the car .. the songs are in different folders. The kids want to listen to a particular song, and they ask you .. then they want to hear something from the 10th folder ... and that makes you crazy

    My RS remained buried in the dashboard, but last week I decided to take it out ... now the kids can use the RC and now I tell them what I want to listen ...


    So "Doctrine of Necessity" is behind this change/ innovation

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    can i guess .... i think Maddy is smilling to show his teeth as he just changed his toothpaste

    and in the next pic he is looking on road which CDA just painted.

    I will be waiting for my gift

    asal baat chupanay per mujhay rishwat zaroor dayna
    I am neither against nor supporting, I am just me………

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    @maddy i told you kay khokhar bhai kay guess malum kerna mushkil hi nahi namumkin hotay hain sir aap hi bachoun ki koi madad kerein verna saray meray hi jaysi baatein kerain gae
    I am neither against nor supporting, I am just me………

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    Quote Originally Posted by khurram_aziz View Post

    Some basic info about "audio setup" will be appreciated...like what are 0 guage, 4 guage wires are; and whats so special about them...why we need capacitor; what's the use of distributor etc etc. 1, 2 lines with each purchase will be useful for "beginners" and "audience" (like me)
    Khurram Bhai ... I feel a little reluctant to write on this issue since my gurus Madhouse/ STJ/ DrShaggy/ Mani1 will also be reading this .. however, let me give it a try

    Wire thickness

    The thickness of a wire is measured in x gauge. The maximum diameter that I have personally seen in cars is 0 Gauge. In order to determine what diameter wire is appropriate for your system .. there are two factors ... RMS load and the distance between the battery and the amplifier.

    For example ... a system with RMS power rating of 100 watts would require 10 Gauge wire for distance of upto 8 ft. If the distance increases from >8ft and <16 ft, then you will need power wire of 8 gauge. If the distance is >16 ft and <20 ft, then you need a wire of 4 gauge.


    Another example, if your system power is RMS 1400 watts ... then for a distance of <4ft, you will will need a 4 gauge wire, but if the distance increases >4ft and <20 ft, you will need a 2 Gauge power wire.

    Distributor

    In simple terms, a distributor is a "splitter" ... My car's system is designed to have 4 amplifiers. For this purpose, we need to have appropriate power wires running from the battery upto the amplifier. Attaching four thick wires to a single battery terminal is not a wise decision. It looks ugly and also results in loss of substantial power loss. For this issue, distribution blocks are used.

    As you have seen the gold plated distribution blocks earlier in this thread, the input 2 gauge wire is connected at one end. This power is divided into 2 power outputs of 4 gauge. I am using the distribution blocks with two fuses each of 60 amperes. The output 4 gauge wires carry the current to the target amplifiers. The gold plated terminals ensure perfect conduction and current flow. Linked with previous part of my reply, the approximate distance between the distribution blocks and battery in my car will be approximately 5 meters, therefore, 2 gauge wire is required. Further down the circuit, distance of about one meter will be involved between the distribution blocks and the amplifiers, therefore, 4 gauge wire will be used for this shorter distance.

    Capacitor

    Heavy audio systems draw a large amount of power for their operation. When the low bass frequencies hit, the power consumption increases .. this results in sharp spikes in power consumption. You must have observed the headlights dimming and flickering when the low frequencies hit ... Most people think that a larger battery is the solution. I would tend to disagree. A battery is primarily used to start the engine. After the engine starts, the power is drawn directly from the vehicle's alternator. As per my knowledge, a car's alternator is designed to provide 30% more power than the average/ ordinary requirements of a vehicle. The alternators that come with the vehicle are not designed to meet the power requirements of heavy systems. Now when you have a heavy system, it draws heavy amount of current from the alternator .. but since the alternator does not have enough power, then the additional power requirement is met from the battery. This drains the battery and also reduces the battery life. For heavy systems, the cars need a larger heavy capacity alternator coupled with comparatively larger battery.


    Now coming back to capacitor's function ... it is not a replacement for a large alternator or a large battery. It comes handy in meeting the "emergency" power peak requirements ...

    The capacitor is installed as close to the amplifiers as possible, so that the quick/ emergency power requirement can be met through a shorter length circuit. In my car's system, 2 gauge wire running from battery will go to the capacitor installed in the trunk. The power wire from capacitor will feed the distribution blocks.

    There is a simple formula to determine the power of capacitor, measured in Farad. For a system with RMS power requirement of up to 1000 watts needs a 1.0 Farad capacitor. For a system of RSM 2000 watts, you need a 2.0 Farad capacitor. My car's system requires a 2.0 Farad capacitor, but I have ordered a 10.0 Farad Hybrid capacitor. Having more power capacity of a capacitor does not hurt ... but it should not be below the prescribed formula of 1.0 Farad for each 1000 watts RMS power.


    @ Gurus >>>> Please correct me if I have made a mistake in above post. I am a newbie in audio world ... so your guidance would be very helpful in my learning process.


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    ^^ Thank you very much indeed for the info sir!

    I guess its good not to like "playing loud"; its the "more power" I guess that brings all kind of issues! I like music; but not to play it loud

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    Bhai .... Maddy and I will not be giving out any hints .. may be we will start the hinting thing around 11 pm on 15th June


    However, we can surely comment on the reply

    If you think, toothpaste is the reason ... hmmm ... actually he tried Hussain Manjan in the morning

    CDA certainly did not paint the road .. it was not dirty and not clean .. you know what I mean ..

    Rishwat laina wala aur dainay wala donon ...... hain




    Quote Originally Posted by Ogre View Post
    can i guess .... i think Maddy is smilling to show his teeth as he just changed his toothpaste

    and in the next pic he is looking on road which CDA just painted.

    I will be waiting for my gift

    asal baat chupanay per mujhay rishwat zaroor dayna

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    My pleasure Sir ....


    Quote Originally Posted by khurram_aziz View Post
    ^^ Thank you very much indeed for the info sir!

    I guess its good not to like "playing loud"; its the "more power" I guess that brings all kind of issues! I like music; but not to play it loud

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    It must be something new, related with audio setup, unique and not easily available around...that brought the smile?

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    Quote Originally Posted by khurram_aziz View Post
    It must be something new, related with audio setup that brought the smile?

    He is "Madhouse" for several reasons .. including getting angry at good things, and smiling at bad stuff ... once you know him in more depth, you will discover different layers of his personality



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    I strictly use dentonic tooth powder. Ogre uses sparkle chhotoo for obvious reasons :-D
    add/like my page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deep-Stage/118781821626401

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    Quote Originally Posted by madhouse12 View Post
    I strictly use dentonic tooth powder. Ogre uses sparkle chhotoo for obvious reasons :-D
    The photos show a large number of grey hair .. It is time to switch brands ...


    Hussain Manjan is most appropriate for senior citizens, so please switch the brand soon

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    Saara maza hi mushkil question may aata hai ... come on .. keep guessing ... now there is an award for tukka/ interesting reply as well ... so now everyone can make a good guess.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ogre View Post
    @maddy i told you kay khokhar bhai kay guess malum kerna mushkil hi nahi namumkin hotay hain sir aap hi bachoun ki koi madad kerein verna saray meray hi jaysi baatein kerain gae

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    I am going out for dinner. I have invited our fellow PakWheeler Sajjad Bokhari for dinner on his promotion ... Don't know him ... .. okay ... he is very lazy ... he reads the threads and calls people to discuss .. does not write anything in any thread ... see you guys little later


    In the meanwhile, keep guessing ...

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    @askhokar Sir g pehle hi peso ko itni aag lag rahi hai aur aapne ye kaam shuru kardie hain

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    @1st pic madhouse was doing poondi and ASK caught him

    @2nd pic sharam se bhai jaan ki aankhei jhuk gae hain

    Where's my prize?

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    Quote Originally Posted by askhokhar View Post
    Seriously?

    I think by now everyone knows that I am not a person with bad aesthetics ...

    I mentioned my diary/ notepad ... do you have any idea how many times people have tried to persuade me to give it to them, or get one made for them ....


    This is a highly refined art. The very fine and delicate embroidery stitches are a masterpiece and a hallmark of our rich cultural heritage. The Balochi nomadic women do this and I don't think it is done anywhere else in Pakistan. Couple of years back, I went to Quetta for some interviews, and I visited AHAN project (Ministry of Industries) ... It was an amazing shock to see the finesse levels achieved by these women. It is true that original colours used by these artisans in their embroidery needed improvement ... however, now that modern designers are there to guide them, we see new heights of excellence.


    People send their branded laptop cases, and these women turn them into work of art ...


    So .. please rest assured that I am not going to turn Laadli into a cab ...
    ASk yeh itni narazgi ki bat to nahi thee
    aik mashwara he diya tha aur app meater he ho gaay hain

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    Quote Originally Posted by askhokhar View Post
    Khurram Bhai ... I feel a little reluctant to write on this issue since my gurus Madhouse/ STJ/ DrShaggy/ Mani1 will also be reading this .. however, let me give it a try

    Wire thickness

    The thickness of a wire is measured in x gauge. The maximum diameter that I have personally seen in cars is 0 Gauge. In order to determine what diameter wire is appropriate for your system .. there are two factors ... RMS load and the distance between the battery and the amplifier.

    For example ... a system with RMS power rating of 100 watts would require 10 Gauge wire for distance of upto 8 ft. If the distance increases from >8ft and <16 ft, then you will need power wire of 8 gauge. If the distance is >16 ft and <20 ft, then you need a wire of 4 gauge.


    Another example, if your system power is RMS 1400 watts ... then for a distance of <4ft, you will will need a 4 gauge wire, but if the distance increases >4ft and <20 ft, you will need a 2 Gauge power wire.

    Distributor

    In simple terms, a distributor is a "splitter" ... My car's system is designed to have 4 amplifiers. For this purpose, we need to have appropriate power wires running from the battery upto the amplifier. Attaching four thick wires to a single battery terminal is not a wise decision. It looks ugly and also results in loss of substantial power loss. For this issue, distribution blocks are used.

    As you have seen the gold plated distribution blocks earlier in this thread, the input 2 gauge wire is connected at one end. This power is divided into 2 power outputs of 4 gauge. I am using the distribution blocks with two fuses each of 60 amperes. The output 4 gauge wires carry the current to the target amplifiers. The gold plated terminals ensure perfect conduction and current flow. Linked with previous part of my reply, the approximate distance between the distribution blocks and battery in my car will be approximately 5 meters, therefore, 2 gauge wire is required. Further down the circuit, distance of about one meter will be involved between the distribution blocks and the amplifiers, therefore, 4 gauge wire will be used for this shorter distance.

    Capacitor

    Heavy audio systems draw a large amount of power for their operation. When the low bass frequencies hit, the power consumption increases .. this results in sharp spikes in power consumption. You must have observed the headlights dimming and flickering when the low frequencies hit ... Most people think that a larger battery is the solution. I would tend to disagree. A battery is primarily used to start the engine. After the engine starts, the power is drawn directly from the vehicle's alternator. As per my knowledge, a car's alternator is designed to provide 30% more power than the average/ ordinary requirements of a vehicle. The alternators that come with the vehicle are not designed to meet the power requirements of heavy systems. Now when you have a heavy system, it draws heavy amount of current from the alternator .. but since the alternator does not have enough power, then the additional power requirement is met from the battery. This drains the battery and also reduces the battery life. For heavy systems, the cars need a larger heavy capacity alternator coupled with comparatively larger battery.


    Now coming back to capacitor's function ... it is not a replacement for a large alternator or a large battery. It comes handy in meeting the "emergency" power peak requirements ...

    The capacitor is installed as close to the amplifiers as possible, so that the quick/ emergency power requirement can be met through a shorter length circuit. In my car's system, 2 gauge wire running from battery will go to the capacitor installed in the trunk. The power wire from capacitor will feed the distribution blocks.

    There is a simple formula to determine the power of capacitor, measured in Farad. For a system with RMS power requirement of up to 1000 watts needs a 1.0 Farad capacitor. For a system of RSM 2000 watts, you need a 2.0 Farad capacitor. My car's system requires a 2.0 Farad capacitor, but I have ordered a 10.0 Farad Hybrid capacitor. Having more power capacity of a capacitor does not hurt ... but it should not be below the prescribed formula of 1.0 Farad for each 1000 watts RMS power.


    @ Gurus >>>> Please correct me if I have made a mistake in above post. I am a newbie in audio world ... so your guidance would be very helpful in my learning process.


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