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Old 01-02-2004, 03:28 AM   #1
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I bought a Pioneer GM -X372 Amp rated at 240 watts. The I bought a Pioneer Sub 400 watt power handling. Its inside of a cheap box, but it does meat the subs requirements. I ran my power cable in basically the same way BonneMe did, only diffrence is i think his is an 8 GA( correct me if im wrong Jason) were mine is a 10 GA wire, it fit to the side post no problem, i sealed up all my crimps with electrical tape just to be sure and the fuse is about 6 inchs from the battery connection.
Now for mounting the sub and amp in my trunk, im thinking of mounting it to the spare tire board using Phillips Wood screws and L-Brackets making sure i always have a phillips screw driver with me incase i get a flat that needs to be changed. ....I though of using bolts but usually u need to be holding onto the opposite side of the bolt to prevent it from spining.
Heres some pics of my sub(pic is off the Canadian Tire Website)
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And my AMP (pic off Pioneer website)


They make a nice pair!
But now i really notice that my factory speakers are lacking!
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But now i really notice that my factory speakers are lacking!


Is that because they get drowned out now???
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that kind of stuff happens dont let urself get addicted it can cost u some money
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isnt 10 gauge a little too restrictive?
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yes i think it is u might wanna go with 8, because if ur wire is too small, u can end up with a fire
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He can't have a fire, he has a fuse. For that amp it'* ok, although i recommended 8 for a reason Matt If you ever upgrade other things do the power wires again. Did you see how mine was mounted?
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i couldnt get my hands on a 8 GA the best they had was 10, the fuse is like i said installed 6 or inchs from the battery, im guessing the fuse is there to allow no more power through the cable than it can handle!
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