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    Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    Hi, I am trying to run my amp on a factory head unit from a chevy silverado 03'
    04 model. My setup will eventually be 2 front and 2 rear speakers running off
    the head unit while I have 2 subs running off a 2 channel amp. I know that the
    factory head unit has no connections at the back to support an amp. For the RCA
    wires I would need to get a converter to convert the speaker wires to send
    signals to my amp. I am currently having 2 problems right now, I am not sure
    about the RCA converter and the remote turn on lead.

    First question, the RCA converter.. Would i be able to strip a small part of
    the speaker wires and run a wire from that exposed wiring to my converter so
    that the wire from the head unit to the speakers would still power the
    speakers. I am not too sure if the converter means that I would have to
    sacrifice having the speaker wire power the speakers? Or can I have both, tap
    into the wire to run into the converter to have a rca jack while still allowing
    the speaker wire still powering the speakers.

    My second question is.. the factory head unit has no plug for the remote turn
    on lead. Where is a good place to get a 12v current to complete the circuit to
    turn on the amp. I am new at this? I heard and read that you can tap into the
    ignition wire but I am new at this and I have no idea which wire is which and
    where to find them or how to get to them. let me know how to get the remote
    turn on wire working.

    Thanks alot.







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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    well ive never done that before, but all i want to say is:

    welcome to the boards my chinese brotha!


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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    for the remote wire you could use an ignition wire but it would be easier to use the same acc wire your factory head unit uses. if yournot running an amp for the front and rear speakers you could just use a splice to get the wires hooked up to the converter. But if you plan on running an amp for the front and rear speaker then you would only use the stock wire for the signal to converter.



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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    you can connect the converter and the speakers simultaneously ...tip... connect the
    converter to the rear speakers so you dont have to run as much wire, also for the remote
    lead just connect it to the fuse panel, just find a wire that gets power when the ignition is
    on, that way you don't have to cut up the factory wiring.



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    Can I be in your sig Decipha? I want it to say...

    Quote Originally Posted by cjjackson85
    Decipha, you are one gay *** mother *****... please goaway/die.




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    cj........you are one funny mother fvcker. im serious, some of you posts are hilarious!



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    Sorry, it's not going into my sig... yet.




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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    Quote Originally Posted by traksta15
    cj........you are one funny mother fvcker. im serious, some of you posts are hilarious!

    Said the kid who thinks his friend cracked his windshield with his subs




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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    Pwn3d!




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    I'll do you if you do me?






































    J/K lol



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    Said the kid who thinks his friend cracked his windshield with his subs
    you didn't hear?he's the only guy to overload a mic..........



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    LIES!

    so your saying hes the loudest guy on earth?




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    yes............he outbumps god at stop lights.......



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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    Decipha, why do you have that in your sig?

    You remind me of them **** girls in high school who would put **** like that in their AIM profile to make themselves feel better.

    Hope you don't sprain your arm patting yourself on the back!



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    Re: Installing Amp into Factory Head Unit

    this is where cj comes in and says "pwn3d!"..............just wait for it.



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