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subwoofer+factory H/U

how many of yal have or are currently running a subwoofer with the factory h/u? i have a sub and an amp layin around and all the wires are ran from a previous system. but i have never ran a subwoofer from a stock h/u except when i installed some subs in a friends car.

how does it sound? if ya turn the bass down on the h/u and adjust the low freq. settings on the amp does it sound decent?
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it sounds great, my setup is hooked up to a stock headunit. it hits hard
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it sounds great, my setup is hooked up to a stock headunit. it hits hard
sweet! ill probally blow up the subwoofer i have haha its a 5yr old audiobahn that ive had anywhere from250w to 1100w on it haha ooops...
do you remember what color wire is for the 12v input into the amp?
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sweet! ill probally blow up the subwoofer i have haha its a 5yr old audiobahn that ive had anywhere from250w to 1100w on it haha ooops...
do you remember what color wire is for the 12v input into the amp?
um not really, i had it installed at a pro shop
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alright cool. it shouldnt be too difficult to figure out.. as long as there are no fires im happy
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I actually ran mine on a switch. I keep the bass on the hu about half and turned up the bass boost on the amp and it pounds ground without fuzzing out the factory speakers. I also have an adjustable gain **** on the dash for the amp, which also helps me taylor the response for different styles of music.
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How exactly does someone go about doing this? I like the stock look of the factory HU but I want some boom boom in the back lol.
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I thought you had to use a signal processor, or is there a speaker wire to RCA connector adapter?
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I thought you had to use a signal processor, or is there a speaker wire to RCA connector adapter?
i got a converter that takes a left and right channel speaker wire and converts to RCA female inputs
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But wouldn't that cause me to lose a speaker?
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But wouldn't that cause me to lose a speaker?
not nessecarly, it may "rob" from its signal, but just tap into the rear channels, when i had no rear speakers in my truck and then put them back in, there wasnt much difference other than more bass
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Ah I didn't know it just taps into it, I can just turn my rear speakers down if it does make a difference, I doubt with a sub back there I'll be able to hear them fully anyway.
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Ah I didn't know it just taps into it, I can just turn my rear speakers down if it does make a difference, I doubt with a sub back there I'll be able to hear them fully anyway.
You wont hear them.
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link to this adapter?
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You can use this: http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Produ...PNP024&tp=6346 but you would have to use a Blaupunkt amp or use this: http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Produ...42SLC4&tp=1276 and you can use any amp.
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go to davidnavone.com get the nev7 or 77 best line out convertor i have used. i have mine running with that until i get my touchscreen. i have used the ones at the shop all the time but they dont put out **** for signal voltage so the bass sucks and isnt that tight.
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