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09-28-2014 07:55 PM
kevinw1797 I got it. It was my head unit. I had another Kenwood and it is fine. Works great.
09-23-2014 09:09 PM
Stlsinger Mine was solid blue and thick. And I had to cut it out of the harness. Use a test light with the key on
09-23-2014 09:05 PM
kevinw1797 Yeah I checked. My unit has a specific blue/white wire for sub output. I am wondering if it is not my head unit. I have another unit I am going to hook up and try.

Kevin
09-23-2014 08:53 PM
Stlsinger Make sure you use the right blue wire for power.
09-23-2014 08:26 PM
kevinw1797 Hello,

I just wanted to say that I have an 03 ZTS with the audiophile system. I have read through ALL of this plus the other posts. I am very clear with all of the pictures, descriptions and discussions and I am 100 percent sure that I have everything hooked up correctly. I have triple checked my connections which are soldered in. The only thing I am not certain of is my head unit. It is a Blaupunkt Memphis MP66 and it does have a sub output along with the ability to turn it on and to adjust it. The problem is that I get NO sound out of my amp or sub. It worked perfectly a couple of days ago before I attempted the switch. Its got me really scratching my head. Any ideas?
09-23-2014 02:28 PM
Sinderblock So I have an issue I haven't seen in here yet. I have no issue with the blue /white wire from the hu, however I have an RCA cable with a white/black grey black wire attached to it. Ive traced these wire and they are in with the vehicle harness. Are these the wires I should be using or do they go to something else? I took a photo but it's not letting me and it from my phone.

Also what port in the head unit is this RCA supposed to plug into?
08-25-2014 06:14 PM
Stlsinger Wired my 02 SVT up today to a sony Xplode. Sounds decent. Thanks for the tip!!
05-14-2014 09:46 PM
VinnyB
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Originally Posted by qweesy View Post
I have an 04 SVT im going to PM you...... trying to figure out what you did with that plug
Which plug? The harness? or the RCA plug?

Feel free to shoot me a PM, I'll try to help out.

:)
05-14-2014 01:04 AM
qweesy
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Originally Posted by VinnyB View Post
Do you need help with the wiring? It's pretty simple, when is all said & done.

On the RCA plug, the center wire (the wire with the protective insulation around it) is the +.

The wire wrapped around the center wire, is the -

Regarding the actual wiring, it goes like this:

On the RCA plug, the center wire (the wire with the protective insulation around it) will get tapped into the black/white wire on the harness.

On the RCA plug, the outer wire (the wire around the protective insulation) will get tapped into the black/gray wire on the harness.

On the radio harness itself, (consult the manual for your specific model radio if you're not sure), the remote power wire is usually blue, or blue with a white stripe. If you happen to have both (like I did) you want the wire labeled "remote power" or something similar (the other blue wire was for a power antenna).

The "remote power" wire, is going to tap into the red & white wire on the amp/sub harness (the third harness in the pics on the first page)

Hope this helps!

I have an 04 SVT im going to PM you...... trying to figure out what you did with that plug
05-13-2014 10:39 PM
VinnyB
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Originally Posted by qweesy View Post
uh can I get labeled wires and some hi res pics i can zoom in on? very nice job.

Do you need help with the wiring? It's pretty simple, when is all said & done.

On the RCA plug, the center wire (the wire with the protective insulation around it) is the +.

The wire wrapped around the center wire, is the -

Regarding the actual wiring, it goes like this:

On the RCA plug, the center wire (the wire with the protective insulation around it) will get tapped into the black/white wire on the harness.

On the RCA plug, the outer wire (the wire around the protective insulation) will get tapped into the black/gray wire on the harness.

On the radio harness itself, (consult the manual for your specific model radio if you're not sure), the remote power wire is usually blue, or blue with a white stripe. If you happen to have both (like I did) you want the wire labeled "remote power" or something similar (the other blue wire was for a power antenna).

The "remote power" wire, is going to tap into the red & white wire on the amp/sub harness (the third harness in the pics on the first page)

Hope this helps!

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