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Old 08-27-2004, 08:35 PM   #1
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Ok....I got the old ones out.....but how the hell do you get them to work? There are 4 wires that need to be hooked up, but there are only 2 outlets on my new 6x9'*
I tired having them all hooked up, and nothing happened. I then tried just two....and they work for like 5 seconds, and then they cut out. I need help soon! My cars apart in the driveway. Nothing is working at all.....whatever combo, nothing.
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Left speaker: Brown (+) yellow (-)

Right speaker: Dk blue (+) lt blue (-)

The dk blue/white (+) and black/lt green (-) are after the gain amp. I believe that the amp has a crossover and is not a full range output.
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Ok...I know what you're talking about now....but. What do I do with the two leftover wires? Just let them hang? But, I already had the +'* and -'* hooked up right, and they didn't work.
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Look down line about 8" or so. The connector is there and the wire colors are there too.

I would suggest that you simply splice into the wires and keep the factory connectors in tact in case you ever need or want to go back to the factory setup for any reason.

Tape the unused connectors separately and cable tie them out of the way.
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Still not working....I tried it, and it'* the same....cuts out and quits.
I am going to give up for the night.
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What are you using for a headunit? What'* the reason for replacing the speakers? Upgrading or problems with the old ones?
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I am using the stock head unit. I just wanted to put some new 6x9'* in the back. I am wondering if I should even take a second attempt at it now. I don't want to lose the bass that the gain control thing puts out....I love that about the car.
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Do you have the tweeters hooked up still?

One theory I have is aftermarket speakers are typically 4 ohm impedance. The factory speakers are in the neighborhood of 10 ohm. I have never experienced a problem connecting an aftermarket speaker to a factory GM radio but I never connected a tweeter along with a 6 x 9. The wiring is parallel which will lower the effective impedance further from the factory setup.

This is just a thought.
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