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12-19-2013 09:27 PM
DocTj6 DAMN I LOVE THIS SITE!!!!! no matter how random it seems the things i want to do... there it is!! lol
09-10-2011 01:37 PM
stubby74 Neil,
I have looked for a long time to find this diagram. Unfortunately, I can't read the actual pin descriptions, Any way you could blow it up or retake?

Thanks,
Stubby
09-09-2011 11:47 AM
Shoe If there wasn't an amp in before, you will have to run a wire from the battery to the amp. The brown wire to the antenna wire is just a "switched" wire to tell the amp to turn on whe the head uint is on. The size of the wire needed will depend on the output of the amp, but somewhere beteween an 8 gauge and a 12.
09-09-2011 07:47 AM
02WranglerTJ Actually I took the remote wire and decided to start poking around with the amp wires and found it. Its working.....but if you asked me what color I hooked it up to I already forgot LOL. Tanks though.
09-09-2011 01:08 AM
chrisbland2
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Still having problems? I have my 2001 completely apart right now if I can snap a pic or be of help. Let me know on my email chrisbland2@gmail.com
06-16-2011 11:53 AM
cdfreeTJ03 unfortunatly not yet cant seem to get power to the amp every right diagram I think I have is apparently not the right one for the harness in my sub enclosure. Might have to use an after market amp set up with the stock enclosure. Getting pretty frustrated haha.
06-15-2011 11:36 PM
02WranglerTJ
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Originally Posted by cdfreeTJ03 View Post
I just wanted to say that I will be attempting my install as soon as the stock sub and enclosure comes in. I will try and take pictures and post them because i think it will be useful to the forum. I will be cutting a pair of rcas stripping the possitive and negative chanels from both left and right then wiring up speaker wire with to it, then tap into the factory amp inputs. I will run the rcas out of the sub/rear output of my jvc headunit. By doing this i should be able to work the stock sub off of the subwoofer output of the stereo. This would be the same thing as tapping into the speaker wires to give the amp an input, but i should have sub control. Wish me luck
So did it work?
04-04-2011 05:11 PM
cdfreeTJ03 I just wanted to say that I will be attempting my install as soon as the stock sub and enclosure comes in. I will try and take pictures and post them because i think it will be useful to the forum. I will be cutting a pair of rcas stripping the possitive and negative chanels from both left and right then wiring up speaker wire with to it, then tap into the factory amp inputs. I will run the rcas out of the sub/rear output of my jvc headunit. By doing this i should be able to work the stock sub off of the subwoofer output of the stereo. This would be the same thing as tapping into the speaker wires to give the amp an input, but i should have sub control. Wish me luck
04-04-2011 01:25 PM
cdfreeTJ03
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
The factory sub wiring is attached for 01-02 and 03+. It takes speaker level inputs.
Thank you! This is exactly what I needed. I already have installed an aftermarket head unit. I purchases a stock sub and amp enclosure out of an 05 wrangler. I will be making my own wire harness form the sub amp to my head unit. So the diagrams are exactly what i needed. Thankyou for finally getting it haha.
04-04-2011 07:03 AM
Neil F. The factory sub wiring is attached for 01-02 and 03+. It takes speaker level inputs.
04-04-2011 06:42 AM
s3nt3nc3d If you're just wiring up an aftermarket headunit to the factory center console amp...there should be a remote antenna wire/remote turn on wire for the amp in the wiring behind your headunit. Wire up your headunit like you would any other aftermarket headunit (using a wire connector from Walmart or plug and play kit from Crutchfield or whatever) and then connect that remote turn on wire to the power antenna wire/remote turn on wire coming off the headunit (can't remember which one to use...one will work, the other won't). That should be the only connection that needs to be made for the amp to work provided the previous owner didn't rip any of the other wiring out. That amp connects with a line out converter off the rear speakers I believe.
04-03-2011 11:38 PM
cdfreeTJ03 Ok so i seem to not be getting any kind of reply to my question. I guess ill have to figure it out myself and post on it. This thread was started to answer the question, Can i wire up a factory amp and enclosure to my after market radio by running new wires. But i seem to have been hijacked by people just wondering if there jeep has a sub in it. To easily answer all of your questions that have nothing to do with mine. If your center console is considerably deep and hollow, even if you have the circle vent on the drivers side, you do not have a sub. If your center console isnt very deep maybe about 5 to 6 inches then yes you have a sub. Whether or not its in working condition is a whole other matter.
04-02-2011 12:44 PM
Austen This is the driver side of my console. From the outside it looks like a sub is in there. From the inside it looks like it is way too thin to have a sub in there. I am a little bit baffled.
04-02-2011 09:00 AM
jp2611 Have had my stock sub "rebuilt" but the whole point of this post--- is the unit the original poster ordered a "plug and play" type system? If so MAY be able get plug from dealer/junk yard and trace back wards?
04-02-2011 08:27 AM
cdfreeTJ03 I wanted to clear somthing up. I am putting a stock sub and enclosure into my center console, which currently does not have a sub, but it does have the console with the vent in it, it is just bottomless pit. There has to be more than just a brown wire to make the sub work. I know there is a diagram out there some where i just cant find it. I will be needing to strip the factory harness coming out of the sub enclosure, run new wires from that to my aftermarket jvc head unit. So I need to know what the leads are from the sub make it go boom and what leads make the amp turn on. Thanks
04-02-2011 12:12 AM
Kyle03Sport If you take console out, you'll see the "pocket/enclosure" that holds the subwoofer. The amp is actually inside that as well. If you have a sub in there, you have an amp too. I'd steer away from getting a factory replacement.

I've toyed with the idea of getting a small amp to power an aftermarket speaker in there....I put an aftermarket speaker in there when I blew the factory speaker, but I haven't come anywhere close to realizing the full potential of the speaker I installed with that little factory amp.
04-01-2011 09:33 PM
Road_House
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Originally Posted by Austen
here is my vent
Yea I have that too I know it's a sub. All I fell it bass, but it's week when I play a song with bass it makes funny noises. I would like to replace it with a new on. But it has to be stock I don't want stuff showing. I remember seeing something on line a while back about it and how to take it part. I just never did it.
04-01-2011 08:04 PM
Austen here is my vent
04-01-2011 07:56 PM
mattjm1017
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Originally Posted by Austen View Post
Like you guys I have the vent in my console. How can I find out if there is a sub in there, and if I had a factory amp where/what would it be?
If you have a vent you probably have a sub but to check just put something with alot of bass on the radio and put your hand next to the vent you will know right away. As far as the amp I have no idea where that would be.
04-01-2011 07:44 PM
Austen Like you guys I have the vent in my console. How can I find out if there is a sub in there, and if I had a factory amp where/what would it be?
04-01-2011 07:03 PM
mattjm1017
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Originally Posted by Meijin View Post
Yes you can. I just hooked mine up about 2 weeks ago. If you can wait till I get home... I'll tear into it and let you know what wires to run where. I'm not sure, but I think the only wire I connected was the brown to the remote antenna wire coming off the head unit.
I just installed a new head unit and all I did was connect the brown wire to the remote antenna wire at first I left them alone cause I dont have any kind of remote antenna and of course my sub didnt work so I hooked it up and wouldnt you know it the sub worked perfectly.
04-01-2011 12:16 PM
Hammerwalk http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/ins...tml#post379806

I used that link to help with my install. Went smooth, and center sub worked fine.
04-01-2011 11:26 AM
cdfreeTJ03
Thanks

Thanks alot ill order it today then. Wont come in for a couple days so i can wait. Would be awsome to know the wiring before hand so i dont have to go testing. Any suggestions for a replacement sub that sounds decent? I know that im not going to get crazy base but less tinny of a sound would be nice.
04-01-2011 11:23 AM
Meijin Yes you can. I just hooked mine up about 2 weeks ago. If you can wait till I get home... I'll tear into it and let you know what wires to run where. I'm not sure, but I think the only wire I connected was the brown to the remote antenna wire coming off the head unit.
04-01-2011 10:48 AM
cdfreeTJ03
Aftermarket radio to Stock subwoofer

Hey I am looking at getting a new center console from daveysjeep.com. They have one with the sub enclosure and amp inside. I am going to swap the enclosure into my 2003 console that has the vent for a sub, but no sub. My question is can i make the factory amp work with my aftermarket headunit by tying into the input leads for the sub woofer from the subwoofer outs of the stereo. The stereo is a jvc kdr60 with sub preout. I will be replacing the stock sub but wanted to know if anyone as got the stock amp to work by re wiring it yourself. Im pretty good with this stuff but without ever trying it I need to know if it will work before I send Davey some money. If this was already answered please direct me to the right place on here. Thanks

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