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Old 04-29-2014, 04:51 PM   #1
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Subwoofer Install Help In Highland

Hey fellow Jeepers - I just got this subwoofer Sound Ordnance B-8PTD 125-watt compact powered subwoofer at Crutchfield.com for my 2010 2 door JK. I recently installed aftermarket speakers but I have never installed electrical equipment like this and am a bit nervous doing it myself. I was hoping someone with experience could lend a hand in exchange for lunch or some cash, or someone could recommend a place I can bring it. I live in Highland in Ulster county. I'm sure if they would even do it, the dealer by me would charge me more than I paid for the unit. Trying to save a little. Thanks in advance.

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I'm no expert but I can lend a hand. Is your sound system all stock aside from this and the speakers?

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Old 05-03-2014, 06:14 PM   #3
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If your head unit has a sub out.... Run a single RCA and 8 awg power and ground. Does this unit require a 12 volt trigger/Remote turn on? If so, connect it too. A good amp install kit will contain all necessary wiring. Terminate power at the amp and use an inline fuse with 18 inches of the positive battery terminal.
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If your head unit does not have a sub out... You can use PAC adapters and bring your single as a high level out via speaker wire. Avoid this method if possible as it is not the best method and can introduce unwanted noise and degrade the sound quality.
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Old 05-03-2014, 06:37 PM   #5
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If your HU doesn't have RCA sub outs(most stock Headunits don't have them), or if your amp doesn't allow speaker level inputs, then I would recommend an LOC. You'll also need to properly power your amp.
This link may help you.

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