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Old 02-12-2014, 09:26 PM
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Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

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Thank you for the info. It is really helpful to me!
I hate to keep questioning you, but your setup is pretty much what I have in mind.
Where did you pick up the signals to the speakers? Did you go to each speaker or did you find one place where you could tap into each speaker line for the signal into the LOC....and from the amp back to the speakers.
It wuld be nice to do all that in one location instead of running wires all over the place.
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I can't give you an answer on this one -- I had everything professionally installed so I wouldn't have to deal with all the issues. From other posts on audio install, there seems to be enough issues (e.g. wiring -- both running and hooking up, speaker fit, clean installation, etc.) that there would be far less frustration if I had someone who does this work everyday do it.

That being said, I believe of the PDX's 5 channels -- 2 were dedicated to the front speakers, 2 for the rear speakers, and 1 for the subwoofer. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

cvbanc,
Thanks for the link. You have a very cool build going. Keep up the good work and updates! It's very informative. I looked through the stealth box instructions and it is pretty involved... and that's just the box install. Then there's all the wiring on top of it. Totally understand why you had a pro complete the work.

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This is why I was hoping that the wiring was already in place and a only a sub/amp combo would need to be put in. It doesn't seem like that's the case though, so turn on, signal, power, and ground wiring would need to be run. However, with an amp like this:

Alpine MRV-M500 Mono subwoofer amplifier 500 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms at Crutchfield.com

it appears that you could just send left and right rear door speaker signals to it without a LOC and it would also turn on when it sees that signal. If true that makes the install much easier. I'm relatively new to this audio stuff so please correct me if I'm wrong.

There's got to be an easy place to ground back there, but where are people pulling power from? I was hoping I could avoid running a cable from the battery all the way to the back.
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Hell yeah! I also thank you for giving me more help than you realize!
As for the sub, I was thinking about taking signal from the existing sub...hoping it's low pass is about right.
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You can tap the signals coming right off the factory amp on the left rear quarter. There are wiring diagrams on here somewhere telling you what is what
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Thanks Subbie...you knew just what I was looking for!
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Thanks Subbie...you knew just what I was looking for!
Go to wk2jeeps.com and look there. All the wiring diagrams are there.
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