Re: can i bypass the headunit and go straight from my mp3 player to the amp?
A buddy of mine did something similar on his Kawasaki. Mounted two 5.25 RF coaxials on his front fairings, mounted a tiny 2ch amp under the seat, and used the RCA-headphone jack cable to his mp3 player...and...it made sound. That's all I'll say...
2005 Escape XLT Sport
Alpine CDA-9835 - Audison LRx5.1k - Hertz MLK 2 TM - Hertz ML1600 - Hertz HX300
Audison Wiring - Optima Red Top - Dynamat Extreme
[Bought from] dcmcki, 90accordman, MikeyB, itzme218, redcalimp5, SVT_RELAMPAGO, Johnny_Drama, RollinGTO, Fast1One, tc3k101, ramk1018, Brian_Smith06, John_Pionke, BigOso, TeamPSI, pickup1, PatFitz9, pro-rabbit, oldschoolboomer
[Sold to] darqnez, tipnitty, Mugatu0, MrChow, nineball, SocialStealth, macq32, .livin.loud., slappinX, GlassEyez, Jeremy M, Honez
[Traded with] James Bang, MovnZ28