Wednesday, January 25, 2012 04:14
You already know you get a lot from reading Real Car Guys––news, tech info, and downright weird stuff about cars––but if you think the goodness ends at the end of each post, you’re wrong. Just ask Richard Benson who won the Real Car Guys stereo giveaway contest for participating readers who commented on various stories ... and drove away with a premium sound system for his car.
“It may be the best sound system I’ve ever had,” says Benson, who installed it himself in a 1965 Ford Galaxie XL he bought on eBay. The car was in good shape when he got it, but in true Real Car Guys fashion he couldn’t leave it alone. He installed new carpets, an electronic ignition, and new rims and tires, and replaced a lot of the small trim parts.
And now, thanks to Real Car Guys, Benson’s Galaxie also boasts a killer sound system, consisting of an Alpine CDA-117 head unit, SPX 13Pro rear speakers, SPX 17Pro fronts, a 10W7 JL subwoofer in the trunk, a PDX-F6 speaker amp, and a PDX-M6 sub amp. "Everthing came from an online store Woolfersect.com, and they were great. They called if there was a problem, they even held shipping the system because I was out of town. I would use them again in a heartbeat. All I can say is Valvoline let me win something that I could never afford to buy but would love to have," he says. More...