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that how is did upgrade for my 2017 Smart

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Such a headache to upgrade and replace speaker, so I did instal front and rear speakers, amplifier and subwoofer
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Definitely I replace stock radio to android 10.25 inch unit, came out so good
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I add red ambient light, I can control brightness from dash board

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Now most excited part to completely repaint and change color , I did black matte and I like it a lot
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then I decided to make it look fun and I illuminated front grill with turn signal support

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Work still in progress , still many things I want to be done with car , will post my progress with pictures here . What do you think guys ?
 

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Loved the original colors.
Hate Monochrome look. Especially everything black matte.
Colors of the smart line help it stand out and offered uniqueness to an already unique car.
I like the grill and interior lighting. Rented a kia soul that had ambient lighting, gimmicky but nice too.
 

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Sorry, Not crazy about the flat black wrap. Looks just paint primer. I would have opt, for satin black finishYou need to ditch those pie pan wheel covers, for some really nice alloy’s
 

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Great Start
Nice Wrap
Is that a new Flat Panel unit you have on the dash?
I have a 2016 451 so that looks interesting
Can hardly wait for your Rim option
Keep on upgrading and sharing the pictures
 

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...nice up grades...everybody needs good sound and lighting...
...but...that's some butt ugly color....

Jetfuel...my thinking...
 

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Very cool, and nicely done. Mine is the opposite of yours! I personally don't care for the ambient lighting when I am driving...messes with the night vision. Also looks pink with my white interior....:rolleyes:
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Today I spend a lot of time installing LASER LED , looks good .
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I change also my front turn signal , now it’s DRL + turn signal
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I changed dom lights because mine was only with one switch , this one with 3
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Still working on my subwoofer, but you can see this boy fits exactly how it should be, amazing woofer for small car.
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Done with my dash cam , now when I just start my car it’s recording automatically.
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Add this little storage compartment, excellent for car with limited space.
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retrofit my headlight switch , now I have Auto - on option and fog lights .
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work still in progress…..
 

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Make sure to have a quick release for the subwoofer...otherwise its a process to access the engine/check oil.
 

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Are you going to explain how you did any of these mods? I love the illuminated grille setup!
 

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Good job, can you share the speakers installation: where you order the bracket for the rear speakers, cables for the read speakers was there? For the front speakers; do you use a after market bracket too or the speakers can be installed directly? We’re you find The DRL+turn signal? Where do you connect the ambient light (any specific connection point?) thanks in avance... BTW the black color look like as “Bad ass Boy”
 

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Forget ask: the Auto light and Fog light: do you need put a code for the fog light activation, cables was there for the fog light? Or you run cables for fog light?
 

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Planing to upgrade sound system: Kicker Key 200.4 for drive front speakers and tweeters as bi-amplifier, Front Kicker Components speakers, run rear speakers with original car stereo, and under seat subwoofer ( with the new Kicker Hideway 10”) I’ll need rise the passenger seat 1+ inches with bracket tha I found in eBay.
 

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Planing to upgrade sound system: Kicker Key 200.4 for drive front speakers and tweeters as bi-amplifier, Front Kicker Components speakers, run rear speakers with original car stereo, and under seat subwoofer ( with the new Kicker Hideway 10”) I’ll need rise the passenger seat 1+ inches with bracket tha I found in eBay.
That amplifier I used for front and for rear speaker , sounds amazing no even point for adding tweeters . Also I bought under seat subwoofer but there is no way to fit it under the seat,so don’t buy under seat subwoofer .
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Good job, can you share the speakers installation: where you order the bracket for the rear speakers, cables for the read speakers was there? For the front speakers; do you use a after market bracket too or the speakers can be installed directly? We’re you find The DRL+turn signal? Where do you connect the ambient light (any specific connection point?) thanks in avance... BTW the black color look like as “Bad ass Boy
Good job, can you share the speakers installation: where you order the bracket for the rear speakers, cables for the read speakers was there? For the front speakers; do you use a after market bracket too or the speakers can be installed directly? We’re you find The DRL+turn signal? Where do you connect the ambient light (any specific connection point?) thanks in avance... BTW the black color look like as “Bad ass Boy”
For front speakers I actually cut the ring from my stock speakers and put it on top on my new one ( see attached picture )
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I have 3D printer so I printed brackets for my rear speaker, yes you do need make wiring for the rear , rear speakers are 4 inch
DRL+ Turn signal I purchase from Amazon see attached pic
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ambient light all depends on your car some cars already prewired you just need to do coding to email each it on your cluster
 

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For front speakers I actually cut the ring from my stock speakers and put it on top on my new one ( see attached picture )
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I have 3D printer so I printed brackets for my rear speaker, yes you do need make wiring for the rear , rear speakers are 4 inch
DRL+ Turn signal I purchase from Amazon see attached pic
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ambient light all depends on your car some cars already prewired you just need to do coding to email each it on your cluster
thanks so much for the info,
 

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That amplifier I used for front and for rear speaker , sounds amazing no even point for adding tweeters . Also I bought under seat subwoofer but there is no way to fit it under the seat,so don’t buy under seat subwoofer .
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I’m agree with you, this why, I will and a booster to lift the passenger seat at least 1” , and all ready melé the math, and I think my wife no will like a bulky box in the rear compartment, you know keeping everything hidden she will not feel my spending... hahahaha
 
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