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    after market HU

    I'm looking into buying a new HU for my Mazda 3 and was wondering how difficult connecting the new wiring harness is? do you have to splice the wires into the stock speaker wires or how does it work?







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    Re: after market HU

    u use a wireharness that connects from the headunit to the factory harness, some come as a plug n play, others require u connect the wires.



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    Re: after market HU

    do you know which ones are plug n play?




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    Re: after market HU

    Just ebay your car + radio wiring harness and get it for a few dollars.

    You'll have to splice into about a dozen wires... all of which are color matched. Couldn't be simpler.

    If your car has a factory amp... it's a bit more tricky.



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    Re: after market HU

    is it a pain in the *** to install an aftermarket HU or easier than I'm thinking it is?




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    Re: after market HU

    is it a pain in the *** to install an aftermarket HU or easier than I'm thinking it is? I'm looking into getting either a JVC KW-AVX810 or a JVC KW-AVX720 and a pac swi-jack adapter but i'm going to do the install myself so I want to know if i would be getting in over my head. I'm wired my amp to my factory HU so I know a little but I would still call myself a novice when it comes to this kind of stuff. Also, and input on which of those HU is better? also does anyone know where I can get a walkthrough to install an aftermarket wiring harness?
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    Re: after market HU

    its very simple. like said above, ebay your car + harness, itll only be at most 15 bucks, its all color coded unless the amp.. the hardest part of the whole thing is probably getting the dash off.



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    Re: after market HU

    yeah man, a head unit swap is simple. When you have the wireing harness you will connect the proper wires to the harness for the deck. Then just plug it in.





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    Re: after market HU

    cool, what about the pac swi-jack?




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    Re: after market HU

    how is the installing this because I really want to retain my steering wheel controls?




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    Re: after market HU

    www.nasa.com

    they have all the answers to simple questions made hard.



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    Re: after market HU

    thanks for that, sorry everyone doesn't know as much about these things as you do, I just wanted to know if its something that a novice at these kind of things could do.




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    Re: after market HU

    buy the deck from www.crutchfield.com they will supply a manual to take the dash apart wiring harness and dash kit...and free tech support....some of their closeout deals are realy good prices on certain decks




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    Re: after market HU

    Quote Originally Posted by jharijan View Post
    thanks for that, sorry everyone doesn't know as much about these things as you do, I just wanted to know if its something that a novice at these kind of things could do.
    sorry you dont do any research before you ask such questions.



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    Re: after market HU

    Quote Originally Posted by JeepBeats96JGC View Post
    sorry you dont do any research before you ask such questions.
    why even reply if your just going to be a ****...got nothing better to do with your time I guess.




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