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Old 11-30-2012, 12:15 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by mitchv View Post
Stock wiring and anything over head unit power scares me. You could run your 12 gauge speaker wire from the amplifier right up to the door jam, tap into the factory wiring, then on the otherside inside the door tap into the factory wiring and run your 12 gauge into the speaker. That way your run of wire would consist mostly of 12 gauge and only a couple inches of stock factory wiring. That would be safe to run 95wpc on and that way you dont have to drill into a brand new 2012.
That is exactly what I did. I've ran close to 300wpc to my front stage this way.

Thanks for chiming in Mitch.
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