Hey there, welcome to the forum! Sorry to hear about your amplifier, but upgrading your stereo system can definitely be a fun and worthwhile project. As for recommendations, there are a lot of great options out there that won't break the bank. A few popular choices are Pioneer, Kenwood, and JVC - they all offer affordable, high-quality audio systems with a range of features. You may also want to check out some online forums or car audio communities for more specific recommendations based on your vehicle and preferences. Good luck with your upgrade and happy driving!