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2003 Saab 9-3 sport sedan, audio is very lacking, was looking to replace the stock amp with the bose amp out of my 98 VW vr6 after taking out of both amps found that the wiring harness's are different (was expecting that) question is.. where can i find a harness that will fit the bose amp (1hm 035 446) already replaced the rear deck speakers with the Bose (from the VR6), just not getting any base from this stock Saab system...NONE,.. any thoughts?

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Check your fuses first then check for loose wires. Good luck

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