hey im workin on a budget audio sysstem for MY00 2.5 subaru impreza. this is what i got going so far. #1. kenwood excelon cd receiver... model is kdc-x759. specs: - D MASK+ Motorized Self-Hiding Removable Faceplate with Carrying Case - Full Bandwidth Power (less than 1%% THD): 22 Watts x 4 - High Voltage Preamp Output: 4.5V - Maximum Output Power: 50 Watts x 4 - MegaMotion™ Display Readout - Preouts: Front, Rear, Non-Fading (Gold-Plated) - Remote Control: 10-Key - Sirius Satellite Radio Ready - System E's + Advanced Crossover System - System Q EX Sound Control: with User Memory is selling for about $200 on ebay. #2. i dont know much about amps, but im lookin at a 4 channel Kicker KX300.4, it sells for $200 on ikesound.com. specs: 2-, 3-, 4-channel or Tri-Way output 38 watts RMS x 4 at 4 ohms 75 watts x 4 at 2 ohms 150 watts x 2 in bridged mode speaker- and preamp-level inputs front and rear high-pass/low-pass crossovers (variable 50-200 Hz, 12 dB per octave) front/rear bass boost (0-18 dB at 40 Hz) frequency response 20-20,000 Hz requires 8-gauge power and ground leads — wiring and hardware not included with amplifier unregulated Class A/B power supply offers a significant increase in power at 2 ohms 16"W x 2-1/2"H x 10-1/8"D #3. for front door speakers, im gonna go with infinity reference 5000cs. i'm gonna go with the 5-1/4", i think they will fit well in my car. this sells for $114.00 on ikesound.com #4. subwoofer... i went through a lot of the posts in this forum, and everyone is recommending IDMAX 10". i know its not out yet, but i cant even find the 12" anywhere. i really dont want to spend over $100 on the sub. im not looking for something that'll rock my car, just something that'll give a nice, clean bump. what are my options here, and where can i get it? total will be about 600-700, for a good sounding system, hopefully. im not planning on doing anything with rear speakers yet, and uh, im gonna try to do all the installation by myself. i just wanted to see what you guys think. any opinions, advice ?