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Old 10-30-2006, 08:55 PM   #1
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I was just wondering what the gain control does under my stereo (95 SSE)

Also, does it still work with a non-stock receiver? I couldnt tell a difference with stock tape deck or with new CD player...seems worthless
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Its kinda like a bass booster for the stock system only. Won't do you any good with an aftermarket deck, unless you rewire it to like a subwoofer gain or something like that.
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I was just wondering what the gain control does under my stereo (95 SSE)

Also, does it still work with a non-stock receiver? I couldnt tell a difference with stock tape deck or with new CD player...seems worthless
if you didnt connect it and run the extra wire you have disabled the amp.....it is a VERY noticable difference when a aftermarket deck is installed....i would search on here on how to make the Aftermarket HU work with the Gain amp....its worth it
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If you wired your deck directly up to the stock harness, it should work. There should be a small amp hanging underneath the radio. In stock form, it increases signal to the woofer portion of the rear 6x9'*.
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