Picture your car, SUV, truck, jeep, or van with ultramax speakers. Want to almost phone in ultimate, high-end, custom auto speakers? Talk about simple - this heavily illustrated, step-by-step guide puts leading-edge auto speakers within anyone's grasp. Speakers are, of course, the pivotal ingredient in any sound system, and "Car Stereo Speaker Projects Illustrated" makes it possible for you to create the ultimate custom sound to enhance your ride. Written by mechanical engineer Dan Ferguson, the author of two previous books and many articles on speaker-building, this clear, complete guide removes the confusion from building your own auto speakers, while adding more fun.This book helps you: plan the ultimate speaker system for your particular vehicle; design, build, and install speakers that put recording-studio-quality sound on the road; save serious bucks on custom car speakers; follow fully illustrated step-by-step instructions at every stage of the project; learn where to get high-end tools and parts; sit back with pride and enjoy fantastic sound while driving; and, even create your own custom, personalized speaker faceplates!Build and install killer speakers of your own design. This book features 20 complete knock-their-socks-off speaker projects for all kinds of vehicles. It covers both front and rear speakers for autos, vans, 4x4's, SUV's, and pickups. It presents up-to-date designs and techniques that use today's technologies and components. It describes construction techniques for a unique subwoofer filter. It provides simple crossover design strategies. It presents design tools, including spreadsheets, Thiele-Small parameter measurement techniques, and shareware. It shows tweaks to squeeze peak performance from your system.