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|03-10-2013 12:37 AM|
|jev425||alright got most everything installed now and fed the wires under the carpet but....i only have to tap into the wire by the shifter...how do u take off that "retension plug"....I dont want to break anything so I would rather ask|
|02-17-2013 08:08 AM|
|tt69camaro||I ended up using my front speakers for my LOC. I also used the Audio control LX2i and it uses the speaker wires to turn everything on so I didn't even need the power antenna wire. But you could use it if you bought something else. Mine sounds great and is definitely overkill.|
|02-16-2013 06:24 PM|
and can you tap into the power antenna wire for the remote turn on for the amp?
|01-15-2013 09:46 PM|
|tt69camaro||"I'm hooking up an amp to my 13' focus se hatch. I will be mounting (behind the rear seat) one amp and loc for subs only. What are the best speakers to use (front or rear) for the LOC? Do you have to wire in a fuse on the power antenna or is there one already there from the factory? I will be mounting (behind the rear seat) one amp and loc for subs only.|
|12-21-2012 07:55 AM|
|cleonjones||Ah, I haven't had the chance to look at the new ones everyone I know has first gen.|
|12-20-2012 05:44 AM|
I used the remote antenna wire for my loc. Fuse would work too though.
LOC in the trunk would be easy if the new Focus would have speakers there. But seeing it doesnt, it would be more work installing it there and then running wires from your doors to the trunk for the LOC and then run wires back again to the door from the amp.
|12-19-2012 07:09 PM|
You could go off a fuse for the remote wire from something that is only on when the car is on?
And I have only heard of people tapping into the rear speakers, if your amp comes with an adapter/converter thing that should be fine. Most LOC I have seen are mounted in the trunk?
|12-14-2012 06:38 PM|
|BLarson||Which wire did you guy splice into for the amp remote wire? Installing now and need advise fast. Thanks. Would the antenna power wire work(yellow/orange)?|
|08-21-2012 04:20 AM|
Okay, I am a total noob when it comes to stereo installs but the local shop wanted to charge me $200 just for labor and another $70 in parts to install my subs and amp. I am very familiar with electrical work so i thought why not at least try it, as I've heard it's not too complicated.
So I've looked into what goes into it and have found a few questions. I've heard you can splice the LOC into the rear speaker instead of up near the head unit? I've heard you can use an amp which has line in inputs instead of an LOC? And if I instal the LOC near my dash, how many channels do I need on my LOC? I have a SE hatch with the tech package. So it has 4 speakers and two tweeters. I'm just trying to add a amp and two 12"s. Ive also seen a vast difference in price between LOC's, from $15-100. Get what you pay for? Or buy cheep? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I want to do it right.
|07-15-2012 01:14 PM|
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