My 97SE came from the factory without rear speakers, but did have front speakers. I got it in 1999, and it had front speakers, but probably just 5.25" cones. (what'* really weird is one door had the tweeter grille, and the other had the "business card holder" -which I still think is the funniest thing ever-). Right after I bought it, I got a second tweeter grille from a dealer, and I took it to an audio installer, who put in a Pioneer head unit, CD changer, Boston Acoustics separates in the front doors, and Boston Acoustics 6x9'* in back, with a 4-channel Alpine amplifier to power all the speakers.
When I recently had everything apart, I noticed that the installers connected the amp'* front speaker outputs to some factory wires that were already inside the trunk, and apparently run to the speakers in the front doors.
My question: Was that normal? Did the factory radio have a small amp or something in the trunk? Or what? I'm just curious as to why there were factory wires going from the door speakers to the trunk.
97 SE, teflon wiper blades, Dunlop Sport A-2 tires, Leather steering wheel cover, Pioneer DEH-P480MP mp3 CDRW head unit, Pioneer 12-disc changer, iPod hookup, Boston Acoustic 3 way 6x9'*, Boston acoustic separates in door pods, Alpine 4 channel amp in trunk. Magnaflow dual outlet muffler and Ractive stainless tips. Autozone rice pipe and K&N 4750 intake kit. Clear corner lights. Energy Suspension end links.