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'05 Chevy Z-71 w/ BOSE stereo upgrade. How can I wire the BA-200 ?

The Bose system has an amplifier located under the center console of my bucket seat model. I had a standard wiring diagram, but it does not help in this situation, Are there any specialty items needing purchasing and what are the correct wire / wire connection diagram to make the unit play properly

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Unfortunately, it's not as simple as a crossover. Bose gets its name from making complete systems - meaning - Bose speakers work right because the amplifier is custom built for those speakers, and the deck is custom built for the amplifier- all Bose from beginning to end. The only way to bypass any part of a Bose system is to bypass the whole system, including amp, deck, subs, speakers, eq's, and start over from scratch, unless you are an electrical engineer and can meter components and evaluate them. Bose often has 1 or 1/2 ohm speakers which will not work with after market systems.  If you go to a Bose store, the only system that sounds good is the lifestyle system because it is Bose from beginning to end, just as an example. They are either cheaters or geniuses

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