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Old 12-30-2003, 10:33 PM   #1
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I attached the wire from the Deck that says AMP on it to the positive end of the Amp, then i tried a bunch of diffrent grounds..when my amp comes on a red light is suspossed to light up on it, BUT it wont, its like there is no power getting to my amp....I tried about 5 diffrent grounds..in the process my battery went dead! so i had to jump the car to get it to start while it was running i then tried the amp again..still nothing!...whats up with this!
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The signal from the deck, goes to the remote turn-on on the amp. It tells it when the deck has signal. You run a cable from the batter to the power hookup.
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The signal from the deck, goes to the remote turn-on on the amp. It tells it when the deck has signal. You run a cable from the batter to the power hookup.
You can power this up via the power antenna (if you have one) or put it on a switch.
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I've talked to him abuot it, and he only had turn on, signal, and ground wires.the ground wasn't a good wire so he'* getting a kit.
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Yeah i bought the kit 50 freaking bux...anyways its all hooked up right now, and it sounds great...BUT I want to know should the speaker part of the Woofer be facing the rear seat, or should it be turned around facing the trunk??
Heheh another thing them factory speakers wont cut it for much longer!!
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Yeah i bought the kit 50 freaking bux...anyways its all hooked up right now, and it sounds great...BUT I want to know should the speaker part of the Woofer be facing the rear seat, or should it be turned around facing the trunk??
Heheh another thing them factory speakers wont cut it for much longer!!
i prefer rear-facing, and i think BonneMeMn posted some type of faq on here before. what did ya get?
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Oh it'* insane, all subwoofer enclosures and systems are different. There is no, one way to do it. If they are pointed at you, you get the hardest hitting, i know that, otherwise my mind is still boggled about it.
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how about making a hole in the sub box on the rear? say 2.5 to 3 inchs in diameter? I know most sub boxes have this but my sub box was only 35 bux and its 100% enclosed.
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some sub'* are designed for a sealed box other are designed for a ported or bandpass
the best think i can tell you is stick with what the man. recommends


as for which way to face to box?
with my experince i have found out that face the box towards the front of the car it'* more distorted then anything else

face towards the bacl of the car for best results
thats goes with any sub
but thats just personal perfence
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Dont cut a hole, because the box isn't designed for a port. Ports also require tubes. Many subs are designed for ported or bandpass applications, though.
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