MECA World Champion: Rafael Capone’s 2005 Hummer H2

Rafael Capone has been interested in car audio and custom cars since he was just a kid, and has been building cars since 1990. He was at Spring Break Nationals in 2013 with his old competition Camaro when he saw - and heard - a white truck with a motorized bed full of speakers. The build was so awe-inspiring that Capone decided he would build something of his own back in Atlanta.

Once back in Atlanta, he picked up a 2005 Hummer H2, largely because of its unlimited potential as a sound-stage. He thanks Traffic Jam Motorsports for their instrumental role in building the vehicle he now calls the “Soul Asylum H2.”

With great design ideas from their top fabricator, Michael Bischoff, they managed to fit 82 speakers and 11 amplifiers in total, and included his biggest desire - the motorized lifting top hat full of gear! Today, the Hummer holds three MECA World Champion SQL titles, and has spent multiple years as the MECA SQL state champion.

Video by Corey Jackson (@brannon14)


ESSENTIALS

Owner: Rafael Capone
Vehicle: 2005 Hummer H2
Location: Atlanta, GA
Club: Nokturnal
Competition: MECA

SOCIAL

Facebook: /rafaelcapone
Instagram: @soulasylumh2

ENGINE

  • K&N (cold air intake, air filter)

EXHAUST

  • Flow Master dual exhaust

WHEELS

  • Diablo wheels - 28-inch

EXTERIOR

  • Red chrome vinyl wrap
  • Widebody kit
  • Tiarra 4-piece grille
  • Motorized lifting top hat
  • Oracle lighting

INTERIOR

  • Traffic Jams Motorsports custom interior
  • Stone Grips light-up steering wheel

AUDIO / MOBILE ELECTRONICS

  • MMATS (12-inch Juggernauts (4), 8-inch drivers (10), 6-inch drivers (8), super tweeters (24), CX10s (4) compression drivers (4), DTX series 10-inch subwoofers (20), DTX150c compression drivers (12) DTX250c (2), Procast 12-inch subwoofers (4), HD4000.1 amplifiers (2), M3000.1 amplifier, HiFi 4250D amplifiers (5), HiFi 6150D amplifiers (2), prototype HiFi 3K amplifier, CX612 crossover DSP (2), MEQ-5 in-line EQ)
  • Audio Control DM 810 DSP
  • T-Spec (V12 series speaker wire, V10 series speaker wire, competition RCA cables)
  • Shuriken high-performance batteries (8)

SPONSORS

  • Traffic Jam Motorsports
  • MMATS
  • Stone Grips
  • Audio Control
  • Metra Electronics
  • T-Spec
  • Ballistic Sound Dampening
  • Shuriken High-Performance Batteries
  • The Install Bay

PHOTO GALLERY

01 Rafael Capone 2005 Hummer H2 SUT MECA PASMAG

02 Rafael Capone 2005 Hummer H2 SUT MECA PASMAG

04 Rafael Capone 2005 Hummer H2 SUT MECA PASMAG

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