The Maximos are my favorite entry level speaker, very smooth not harsh at all! Great choice!
A DSP is never required, however the benefits do outweigh the negatives so it is always a solid addition. The popular DSPs right now are the new Zapco, Helix, and the MiniDSP 6X8.
I'm Currently just using a Metra kit with an older Kenwood DNN-9255 nav multimedia unit. However my last few vehicles used an iPad for the main source so once my main install is done I will be doing an Ipad Mini. Focals are nice when tuned, I have some K2s and Access components laying around...
Its time I start my audio build, this will be mostly focused on Sound Quality competition, and will be a lengthy process.
Head unit - Kenwood DNX-9225
Processor - Zapco DSP6
2x Zapco Reference 360.4
2x Zapco Reference 500.1
Melodic Acoustics 8" Mid bass
Focal K2 tweeter...
Im not absolutely positive, I believe around $800 for the nav units $500-$600 for the non nav. That should include the bezel, screen, and apim. You will however need to source an XM and Sat nav antenna if you go with a nav unit. Other options are the Chinese radios (Raxiom, Tesla style) Ive...
Metra and Scosche both offer a dash kit to replace the radio if you wanted to go that direction. you can also do one of the many variations of the tomtop replacement, or swap to teh SYNC 3 MFT and associated components without needing to worry about the OEM EQ and Crossover.
You will need to run a power wire from the battery to the amplifier, and add a ground for the amp. The OEM signal wire and remote turn on wire can be used but they will need to be activated. To gain signal you have a couple options.
Connect a device such as the LC2i to the rear...
You will need to run a +12 power cable from the battery, your signal for RCA, remote turn on and Ground can all be done in the trunk.
An amplifier wiring kit, RCA cables, amplifier, enclosure, and woofer are the main things needed. Being a premium car you will need a way to get a full range...
Who is all hitting Mustang Week? We have a few spots in our condo available if anyone needs a place to crash. $200 for the week but you will probably need an air mattress. If your going down I know we are planning to roll deep if you want to caravan!