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    hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Hi,
    I'm adding a 5 channel amp to my 2014 ram crew cab stock system. I've got (2) sets of component systems I'm running (1 for front doors and 1 for back) and then a sub. I'm planning on mounting the amp and a 3sixty processor behind the rear seat on the wall. I've got 2 questions on wiring:

    1.) The hi lo converters - I understand that I need 2 of them. One for the front speakers and one for the rear doors. Since my amp install will be on the back wall and i'm running new wires to the front and rear doors, can i tap into the stock signals with the hi lo converters at the doors (stock wiring) or do i need to do it behind the head unit? I'm eventually putting a lockpic on it when they come out with them for this model.

    2.) Can i use 1 amp wiring kit for both the amp and the 3sixty and split the power?

    Thanks!
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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Which model 360? I was thinking they had hi level inputs on it already.




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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Yeah also depending on the amp it might have high level inputs, too...



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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    use the high level inputs on the 3sixty. that's what it's for.

    yes you can split power to both amps and the 3sixty. i use a 2-in and 4-out MAXI fuse holder from Stinger and am really happy with it.



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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Ah ok so OP would use high level to the 3sixty then low level out of the 3sixty to amp... Got it



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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Hi guys, sorry to clarify, my brain is fried today. :-) I meant do you see any issues with connecting to the front speakers at the door for the hi level line in (instead of behind the Head unit) and then do it again on one of the rear doors then run that to the 3sixty.3? My reasoning was i wouldn't have to remove the head unit now (do it when the new lockpic C2 comes out) and also i bought crutchfield OEM speaker adaptor wires that I don't need now because I'm running higher gauge wire on each door for my T Series Fosgate setup. So, i could hook these crutchfield adaptors in, splice onto them with the hi levels, keep the factory harnesses in tact (in case i ever took them out later to sell....probably wouldn't but you never know) and then run those to the 3sixty. I didn't know if it would matter on the signal if i picked it up at the doors versus the rear of the head unit?
    thanks!

    thanks on the fuse split as well!
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    Re: hi lo converter installation tap in location

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeM2 View Post
    Hi guys, sorry to clarify, my brain is fried today. :-) I meant do you see any issues with connecting to the front speakers at the door for the hi level line in (instead of behind the Head unit) and then do it again on one of the rear doors then run that to the 3sixty.3? My reasoning was i wouldn't have to remove the head unit now (do it when the new lockpic C2 comes out) and also i bought crutchfield OEM speaker adaptor wires that I don't need now because I'm running higher gauge wire on each door for my T Series Fosgate setup. So, i could hook these crutchfield adaptors in, splice onto them with the hi levels, keep the factory harnesses in tact (in case i ever took them out later to sell....probably wouldn't but you never know) and then run those to the 3sixty. I didn't know if it would matter on the signal if i picked it up at the doors versus the rear of the head unit?
    thanks!

    thanks on the fuse split as well!
    Mike
    Nope it's the same signal, no worries!



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