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I have hooked my subs to the back speakers, or kickers, in the past, but i got an 08 focus with sync which only has speakers in the door. at first i tried to get to the back of the stereo with no success. so then i was going to hook it up to the speaker wires coming from the door, but there was like a million wires coming out and i didnt know which were from the speakers. i want to know how to hook them up, preferably from the back of my radio if possible

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The easiest way to tag the speakers is to tap the back door speakers. Remove the door plate trim then the trim between the doors. remove the door pannel. follow the wires from the speaker through the peice between the two doors. That is where i would tap. Now the wire colors should be White/purple pos. Gray/white neg. (LEFT) and white pos. gray neg. (RIGHT)

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