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Help i need to find out how to instal my sub in my truck.. i have a adiobom 420w. it has 2 positive and 2 neg. on each side of the sub. what do i need to hook up right. thanks mark

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That's a dual voice coil sub. You'll need a two-channel amp (which you probably have - if not, get one and make sure it has a low-pass crossover on it, which you want to turn on and set around 100 Hz). Each voice coil has a + and - connection. Use one channel to power each voicecoil. Make sure you pay attention to the polarities - wire the + of each amp's channels to the + of each voice coil's connections, so that the two coils fire in phase (in the same direction).

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