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    Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    the only thing i have installed are rear deck speakers, should i attemp to install a dual amp 4 gauge wiring kit and amp? or get a pro to do it for like $75.







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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    do it yourself



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    I would say do it yourself. And if you have any trouble I amsure the peoople in this forum will help you out!



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    diy - learned 90% of everything I know from bcae1.com and this forum.



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    I just bought a Kenwood KDC-x859 off of Ebay and there's no way I would attempt to put the thing in myself. I'm not stupid (I think) but I would be too nervous installing it without having someone with me who knew what they were doing. I know it would end up costing me less to have a professional do it..




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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    Quote Originally Posted by sumone
    diy - learned 90% of everything I know from bcae1.com and this forum.
    soo.. uhh just out of curiosity (not meaning to steal the thread) but where did you learn the other 10%?



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    from books.



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    definitely do it yourself, you learn by doing it and its tons of fun



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    Do it yourself but just make sure you understand what you are doing before you set out and try to accomplish the task...not fusing the line could result in a fire and the loss of your car...but if you use common sense, understand what goes where, why it goes there, and are patient you shouldn't have any problems...definately do it yourself!

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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    Quote Originally Posted by LostCause
    ...understand what goes where, [and] why it goes there..
    I think this is very important - don't just aim to get it done.



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    exactly, understand your system, why you have the things you do and what they do, it's an amazing learning experience



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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidburn
    exactly, understand your system, why you have the things you do and what they do, it's an amazing learning experience
    couldn't have said it better myself!




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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    i'd do everything if i were you.. maybe have someone experienced near by.. esp if you're gonna do a deck by yourself



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    also, if you do have someone do it for you....make sure both of you have the same goals in mind and are on one accord...



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    Re: Should a noobie install a amp and wiring kit himself, or get a pro to do it?

    thanks for all the opinions guys, i believe ill be doin it myself!




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