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Speaker installment sorry, wasnt very descriptive before... i do have 300watt amp with two subs wired into it and thats all working also the standard car speakers sound good enough but i have a pair of 6x9's i put in parcel shelf already and i wanna wire them in. my brother could do it in seconds cos a) its all his old stuff b) he has done it 100 times before for pretty much everyone but he cba with me :| so...i have 4m of speaker cable and the spade parts to connect to the 6x9s but im unsure whether the wiring from the speakers should run to the existing speakers or the head unit i read on this site that i need to connect the left speaker to purple/black and all that cant find page again and i wrote down but left in car and i cba to get it... but i understood that and if this is correct in my case i wanted to know how to switch the wires also if u could...not entirely sure what crimping and splicing is :S cheerz

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  • jackoby1991 Sep 09, 2008

    Rear Left
    green + to Big Spade on speaker
    green/black - to Small Spade on speaker

    Rear Right
    purple + to Big Spade on speaker
    purple/black - to Small Spade on speaker



    Thats what i was talking about a second ago :P

    might help ?

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I would run a 250-500 watt 2 channel high input capable amp.  run the original wires to the orginal speakers and jump off the original wires to the amp to push the secondary 6X9's you have.  So my understanding is.  you want the 4 original speakers and subs and add 2 additional speakers making 6 speakers not uncluding subs..
Head units care barely push 4 decent normal size speaker.  Usually they are 30-55watt per channel.  If you have 2 non sub speakers that are 250 watt max.. that's 500 total but don't push the amp all the way...start with it at 1/4 and listen to your stereo at a higher than nominal volume slowly turning up the amp.

James Mac

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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    James Mac Sep 09, 2008

    also...your spade connectors are attatched to the wires by crimping..need a crimp tool.  Splicing is just twisting wires together held by tape or wire nut.  at least use a wire nut.


    Crimper kits - like this


    James Mac

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