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    Rewiring my car + new Audio

    Heya guys.

    Im just new here registered 2 minutes ago so i got a couple of questions.

    Right now im having a problem with a lose wiring somewhere im my car that is causing all the speakers to cut off everytime i go over a bump of anything, Ive been unable to find the location of this fault so has endless others.

    Ive now decided im gonna bypass all the Original car Wiring and put in my new wires myself

    What exactly is involved in this?
    What wires do i need?

    Also after i managed to get it rewired Im going to get some new speakers.

    Atm in my car it has 18cm speakers in the rear and only 8cm speakers in the front.

    Id like a new set of rear and front speakers and a 4 channel amp and a 2 channel amp to run my subwoofer.

    Im just not sure which amp or sub to get or speakers for that part as they are so many to chose from I see 1000w amps 500w amps and i simply dont know the difference

    Thanks In advance

    //Scotsman
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    kicker subs are cool. do you want loud bass or clean smooth sounding bass?

    For speakers i would go with alpine, either the type r's or the type s.

    Just my .02

    Rewiring your car is probably gonna take a lot of time and patience and you might have to remove a loy of your interior pieces.
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    hehe i Know it can be hard but what exactly is involved, I thought it was just running a wire from the wire loom at the back to my sterio through the car to the speakers at the rear and the speakers to the front, or is there more involved.

    The kind if sound i want it good clear bass and good sound quality.

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    depending on your car it could be easy, mine is a breeze to run wires. before you start, are you sure it's not the head unit that is cutting out whne you hit bumps?

    what you'll need to do is run 2-3 sets of rca's, and the remote turn on lead from your head unit to the amps. then run the power wire from the battery to a distribution block(dont forget to fuse withing 9 inches of the battery), then from there to the amps. next run a ground from the amps to a common point about 9-12 inches from the amps (if possible) then all you have left is to wire the speakers from the amp outputs.


    for amps, depending on your car i'd suggest between 65-75 watts to the fronts, slightly less or the same to the rears and about 300 to the sub.

    this will power a vast range of speakers (2 way components, and a modest sub) those figures will need to be adjusted based on what you decide to get but it's a good starting point. check out elemental designs for amps and speakers at a good price for a quality product
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    i need hellp wiring ford expedition speakers

    hi i have everything set up correctly i have two jl amps a sony head unit two l7 subs and i got it professionaly yinstalled my problem is that my front speakers the left one keeps distorting while th other one is clear and also my rear right speaker keeps cutting off and on randomly there seems to be no reason...so i think its due to the wiring of the speakers how can i do this

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    DON'T DOUBLE POST ARESH!

    Scotsman, anyone who tells you that you should go with one brand of speakers generally doesn't have any experience with anything else or doesn't know what they are talking about

    as long as you go with a name brand speaker, you should be fine. rarely will the average user be able to tell the differences between brands.

    as for learning the differences, time to do some research. We can spoon feed you, but it's not going to be of any benefit for you to actually LEARN it.
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    umm my speakers are of brand they are infity kappass 100 rms 300 peak

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red GTi VR6
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