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    running amp to door speakers

    I have a 1997 Nissan Altima. When I had my amp and subs put in I had them run an extra rca for the door speakers. MY deck had front and rear rca's. I now have a soundstream amp of the doors. Do I need to open the door panels to amp the speakers. OR is there a way to connect it thru the trunk? A friend of my had a Taurus Sho and didnt need to remove the door panels. Just curious.







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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    You can either run the wire for your door speaker from the amp to the factory wiring behind the HU and connect there, or run your own lines from the amp to each speaker with better quality wire (more work).



    1996 Honda Integra GS-RL
    -------------------------------------
    HU ------ Pioneer DEH-P9200R
    FRONT -- CDT Audio CL-61A
    REAR ---- CDT Audio CL-6X
    SUBS ---- 2 RE SE 10s
    BOX ----- 3.023 ft^3 @ 33.31 Hz
    F AMP --- Crossfire TEK 75.2
    S AMP --- Crossfire BMF1000D
    WIRE ---- Knukonceptz 4 GA
    POWER -- Optima Yellow Top
    ALARM -- Ungo MS8300
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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    Ok, what i gather from your post is that you want to do is connect your door speakers to an amp that is going to be in your truck without having to remove your door panels and, you also have a system installed connected to another amp (so you're gonna have two amps). I'm also going to assume this is a 4ch amp you're using for the door speakers.
    The best way to do it would be to run the RCA to the new amp and remove the door panels and run speaker wire from each channel right to the speakers, but since you wanna do it the easy way - Take out your head unit. From the aftermarket harness that connects to your stock harness, clip the speaker wires (These wires are not going to be connected back to your head unit). Now all you gotta do is run speaker wire from these wires into your amp, along with power, ground, remote, and RCA.




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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    take out ur h/u..
    disconnect the adapter harness from the h/u harness(only the speaker wires)
    u will have a
    LF+
    LF-
    RF+
    RF-
    RR+
    RR-
    LR+
    LR-


    CONNECT THE FRONT SPEAKER WIRES TO THE rear SPEAKER WIRES

    example: ( do this) LF+ TO LR+
    LF- TO LR-

    RF+ TO RR+
    RF- TO RR-

    OK.....THEN U HAVE TO JUST RUN WIRES FROM UR REAR SPEAKERS(DAM CAPS) to the amp..

    this proceedure doesnt require u to run ne speaker wire from ur doors / h/u back to the amp....its really simple...this is what i did...less wires ran the better..simplicity
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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305
    take out ur h/u..
    disconnect the adapter harness from the h/u harness(only the speaker wires)
    u will have a
    LF+
    LF-
    RF+
    RF-
    RR+
    RR-
    LR+
    LR-


    CONNECT THE FRONT SPEAKER WIRES TO THE rear SPEAKER WIRES

    example: ( do this) LF+ TO LR+
    LF- TO LR-

    RF+ TO RR+
    RF- TO RR-

    OK.....THEN U HAVE TO JUST RUN WIRES FROM UR REAR SPEAKERS(DAM CAPS) to the amp..

    this proceedure doesnt require u to run ne speaker wire from ur doors / h/u back to the amp....its really simple...this is what i did...less wires ran the better..simplicity
    I bet your fader works very well. You are also changing the load to the amp (2 ohms, could be bad for some, good for others).



    1996 Honda Integra GS-RL
    -------------------------------------
    HU ------ Pioneer DEH-P9200R
    FRONT -- CDT Audio CL-61A
    REAR ---- CDT Audio CL-6X
    SUBS ---- 2 RE SE 10s
    BOX ----- 3.023 ft^3 @ 33.31 Hz
    F AMP --- Crossfire TEK 75.2
    S AMP --- Crossfire BMF1000D
    WIRE ---- Knukonceptz 4 GA
    POWER -- Optima Yellow Top
    ALARM -- Ungo MS8300
    -------------------------------------

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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    I just used the radio half of the factory adapter...soldered my own wires to it and ran it back to the amplifier. Not that difficult to do.




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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    running new wires can be a big pain in the *** mostly from getting the wire to go through the grommet that goes from the door to inside the car. just use the stock wiring unless you got some 700 dollar components




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    Re: running amp to door speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by ighettoboyi
    running new wires can be a big pain in the *** mostly from getting the wire to go through the grommet that goes from the door to inside the car. just use the stock wiring unless you got some 700 dollar components
    Usually just have to drill ones. Or at least on Honda/Acura you do.



    1996 Honda Integra GS-RL
    -------------------------------------
    HU ------ Pioneer DEH-P9200R
    FRONT -- CDT Audio CL-61A
    REAR ---- CDT Audio CL-6X
    SUBS ---- 2 RE SE 10s
    BOX ----- 3.023 ft^3 @ 33.31 Hz
    F AMP --- Crossfire TEK 75.2
    S AMP --- Crossfire BMF1000D
    WIRE ---- Knukonceptz 4 GA
    POWER -- Optima Yellow Top
    ALARM -- Ungo MS8300
    -------------------------------------

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