yeah send my pics that be cool, what unit and speakers are you running?It would be easier, would likely sound better, and might even be cheaper, to upgrade with an aftermarket system.
Use the existing wiring; get a Kenwood head unit and speakers of your choice. You can do this in stages if you prefer.
Would you like pictures of my 2004?
thanks bro. Im trying to run kickers but i like to hook up the oem ampI'm running a Kenwood deck with Sony 6x9s, Boss rear doors, and Boss tweeters. The sub is an old Legacy running on an old Legacy amp. The fronts and rears are running on the Infinity amp.
None of these speakers are high-end. I bought them because I could get them locally. Plans are to replace the front and rear speakers with Kenwood as soon as I do more shopping and research.
This is the Kenwood deck. Though I have it hooked up to the Infinity amp, it has plenty of power to run the speakers from the built-in amp.
Importantly, this Kenwood deck has Digital Time Alignment. I'd not run four speakers without it because it's much too hard to get them all aligned the same. On my old Kenwood deck without DTA in my recently deceased Blazer, I only ran a front stage for the highs and mids; I had two amplifiers, one for a 10" subwoofer I put in the rear hatch and a smaller one for two 6.5" woofers I put in the front doors.
The subwoofer in a prefab box.
The subwoofer is a Legacy, an entry-level sub from the '90s. It's pushed by a 300w peak (about 150w RMS) amplifier, also a Legacy, also from the '90s.
Why old stuff from the '90s? Well sir, a store went out of business recently and I bought their display <img src="http://jeepgarage.org/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" /> The display was part of my childhood. Additionally, those old subs were more responsive and slightly better than many of the new subs when used with a sealed box.
And, unlike the subwoofer I integrated into the Blazer, this Jeep system, and especially the subwoofer, were designed to be upgradeable with a minimum amount of work.
It's not required, either, that you have a large sub or a large box. You could go with an 8" sub in a tuned ported box and get a lot of thump if that's what you're after. I wanted to do a sound quality build for rock and roll. If space is a concern for you, you could always go with a 6.5" or 8" Bazooka Tube with internal amplifier.
Cheap Boss tweaters.
Again, these are temporary, and do add highs. They are wired in parallel to a couple small midrange 8ohm speakers I found in a couple Sony home stereo units. The tweeters handle 5kHz and above. The mids cover things until the 6x9s in the doors take over.
I'm currently looking at mid-tweeters that could take the place of both these. This way I can install them cleanly in the stock location.
Not pictured are the Boss 6.5" component speakers I just installed in the back doors, or the Sony 6x9s I installed the other day in the front doors. I just couldn't get a photo through the door panels.
You've confirmed that you have an OEM amp?thanks bro. Im trying to run kickers but i like to hook up the oem amp