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|12-02-2013 12:29 PM|
CRICE: Why not flush mount your tweeters?
MAC: The rears do getting a lower power signal. I did front and rear Diamond Audio components and I can hardly hear the rears.
OP:It took my 20 minutes to run the power wire through my car, which is safer for long life. There is a silicone hole near the brake pedal, run the wire though that, behind your kick panel, under the "Focus" bottom peice, then under the seat belt loop.
|12-02-2013 12:12 AM|
|badazz2010focus||You ran the power wire outside the car? Oh and hey let me know what wire you run the led running lights to.|
|12-01-2013 11:07 PM|
Well I finally ran out of other projects at the moment and went ahead and installed my rears in the car and wired up the PAC LOC and when I turned it on I frowned - the rear speakers just don't get the signal and they sounded worse than the factory speakers. In went the originals and I hooked everything up and WOW - a pair of E12's pushed by an old school P300.1 amp and my friking hair moves... lol
I'll snap some pics later - but I painstakingly ran the wire across the engine bay, down the brake lines and routed it all the way back into the spare tire well on the trunk. I've wired up quite a few stereos in other vehicles, and this was by far the easiest way to do it - I wasn't looking forward to tearing my car apart to do it. I simply grounded the amp off one of the rear seat latches and I'm golden.
Now I just need to stop the trunk lid and license plate from rattling - only places I can hear and its amazing how little sound escapes the car from the outside. I'm happy with it - one day I'll wire up a digital audio processor when I've got the itch.
I had one of my HID's die and they don't fire for sh!t when its cold, so I ordered some 5K (instead of 6k) bubs as I'm 55w and a pair of switchback LED turn signals to go with them. Should be a dramatic change - I'll pain the front grill after I take it of, for what I hope, is the final time...
|02-20-2013 06:12 PM|
|Rubix||Yeah, I would be too haha.|
|02-20-2013 06:06 PM|
|02-20-2013 06:05 PM|
|Rubix||Good stuff! Get it installed and throw up a few pics.|
|02-20-2013 06:01 PM|
W00t - not stereo related, but Focus parts none the less!
DDM 55W 6K HID's
|02-09-2013 11:08 AM|
|02-09-2013 09:46 AM|
The rear channels get less power than the fronts. Its weird. The speakers are the same, but the signal is different.
I tried to run my sub off of the rear speakers, but ended up switching to the fronts for a better signal.
|02-09-2013 09:39 AM|
Love the Kappas! Great speaker choice.
I'm thinking of getting those with some tweeters for the A pillar.
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