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Old 06-15-2007, 12:37 AM   #1
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How the hell do I take out the 2 screws or whatever they are on the dash above the instrument panel this is for the GXP.
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These are flush retainers which are released by pushing the centre upwards until it clicks. They can then be removed. When you are ready to re-install, they can be reset so that the centre sticks out of the bottom. When you place them back in the trim, press the centre upwards until they are flush.
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ooo ok I didn't see that I am working on it right now basically in pitch black and a floor lamp thanks. For the remote to the amp where is a great place to hook it up at? That is the last of it of my installation.
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ooo ok I didn't see that I am working on it right now basically in pitch black and a floor lamp thanks. For the remote to the amp where is a great place to hook it up at? That is the last of it of my installation.
Not sure I follow what you're trying to achieve. Can you post a little more info about what you're installing? Someone else may be able to help out here as well. I haven't done a lot of non-OEM audio work.
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umm that didnt work =/
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okay I am trying to take the dash apart so I can get to the Radio to hook up the converter for the RCA'*. I am installing 2 12 inch subs.
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umm that didnt work =/
Sometimes they are really sticky. After you push them upwards, instead of trying to pull them out carefully work your hand between the trim and the dash. With gentle downwards pressure they should pop out onto the floor and the trim will release. When mine were new, it took quite a bit of force to get them to release. It'* also very easy to be slightly off centre.
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okay I am trying to take the dash apart so I can get to the Radio to hook up the converter for the RCA'*. I am installing 2 12 inch subs.
So if I'm understanding, you want to connect to the audio out. These can all be accessed behind the knee bolster. There are two 40-pin connectors down by the steering column. If this is what you're looking for, I can post the wires you want. I'm going on the assumption you're connecting to the stock HU.
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yes I am hooking it up to the stock HU. I am looking for the wires I have to connect the converter up to so I have RCA'* out.
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If you could post it that would be great. I have knee bolster out right now.
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