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So finally to my 'pièce de résistance'… the audio. I couldn't have a car without a 'system' in it…. anyone who knows me will know this. However, unlike many of my previous systems, this one had to be a bit more sympathetic to the vehicle. I didn't want to go too overboard, but by the same token, I needed something that would still sound very good to any audiophile who sat in the car (myself included). A lot of the cabling (power, earth, speaker etc.) was run through the car by Protek whilst they were building the car, so it was a matter of picking the right equipment, and then getting it all installed and wired up ready for me to do the set up. There is only one company I would use for this, and that is Auto Audio in Park Royal ( I've known them for years, back to the days when I was competing and judging car audio as an International Sound Judge. They are the only company who I would trust implicitly to do the job up to my standard. I chatted with Greg for a while to investigate the various options, and finally came up with the conclusion that we would run 3-way component speakers at the front of the car, without a subwoofer (this may well change in due course if I miss the bass!). The amplifier is about 20 years old and was one that I'd had sat on a shelf for many years waiting for the right car to come along. I wanted to hide the head unit away in favour of putting VU meters in the standard location where the head unit would be, so I used a modern unit which I could control using my mobile phone. I won't bore you with a list of the full specification here, but it's a simple system (by my standards anyhow) and for what it is, I'm very happy with the result. I'll be at the Inter-Club TR International Show at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse in August if you want to come and have a listen,