DIY aftermarket amp power wire install step by step with pictures - Page 3 - Club Lexus Forums

Log In 

     
Old 12-15-14, 01:10 PM
How-Tos on this Topic
 
Last edit by: IB Advertising
See related guides and technical advice from our community experts:

Browse all: Interior
Print Wikipost

DIY aftermarket amp power wire install step by step with pictures

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-27-08, 09:49 PM   #31
hihi410
Lead Lap
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: OREGON
Posts: 619
Default

Great write up and great post!

+1 for the OP
hihi410 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-08, 08:02 AM   #32
VTLexus
Driver
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: VA
Posts: 141
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by WhatYaGot View Post
I have the non-ml system. I used this post's information:

T-tap wires on the front woofer speaker wires. The right front door woofer wires are Brown (+) and Pink (-). The left front door woofer wires are White (+) and Red (-). Or you could just tap the factory sub wires to the new amp. The sub factory wires are sort of confusing on the schematics I have. The wires are either Pink (+) and Sky Blue (-) or Brown (+) and Light Green(-). Just pick the colors that are at the speaker for your install.


I am waiting to have someone tell us for sure which is the remote turn on for the non-ml system. I have heard different colors, but need someone here to let us know for sure. Right now my amp stays on while the car is on. Need to change this ASAP.
did you ever hear what the remote turn on wire color is?
VTLexus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-08, 08:23 AM   #33
Batmobile
Lexus Champion
iTrader: (2)
 
Batmobile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,150
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VTLexus View Post
did you ever hear what the remote turn on wire color is?
here you go

Quote:
Originally Posted by tt061880 View Post
edit: someone also asked about the remote wire, it's the ORANGE wire farthest to the back of the car. The other two bigger orange wires can also power up your amp but it would have the amp on 24/7.
Batmobile is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-08, 05:06 PM   #34
VTLexus
Driver
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: VA
Posts: 141
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tt061880 View Post
subwoofer wires to tap from, BROWN and LIME GREEN, the NON ML version has two pairs, BROWN & LIME GREEN and PINK & SKY BLUE

i plan on doing my install this weekend....why would the stock sub woofer have two sets of wires? it is a one channel speaker...and does it matter which ones u tap?
VTLexus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-08, 05:17 PM   #35
tt061880
Lexus Test Driver
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Hurricane Capital Of The World
Posts: 1,047
Default

Hi everyone, I've just updated the negative/positve leads for the front left/right and sub wires. Thanks to Batmobile for PM'ed me or else I would never realized that I left out such important informations, I apologize for forgetting to put that infos in there.

In regarding the wiring for the stock sub, it has two set of wires since it's a dual voice coil. I have the ML sub but if I was to do it on the stock sub, i'll input each set of wire into the LOC and then sum the output at the end. Please let me know if I'm missing anything for this DIY, i'll update it so it can be easier to follow in the future, thanks.
tt061880 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-09, 10:01 PM   #36
lexboi250
Lexus Champion
iTrader: (10)
 
lexboi250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Where good things grow
Posts: 1,664
Default

bringing this thread back alive!

This will probably solve my current problem right now, which is having to much low end bass, and almost no mids. When my woofer is playing the mids, it's hardly even moving, and just like tt061880 said, the lows are giving me too much headache, because my current sub is tapped to the rear speakers.

I'm gonna get a shop to rewire everything, tap them to the front speakers, and post the results. Thanks tt and technique!
lexboi250 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-09, 10:30 AM   #37
sexylexy28
Driver School Candidate
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: md
Posts: 23
Exclamation who all done this

i want 2 do this but i want 2 get experienced answer from people i dont want 2 spend the money for a clean sweep think its not worth it but if this works i need 2 know steps about pluggin into and wiring thanks
sexylexy28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-09, 08:33 PM   #38
tqlla3k
Lexus Test Driver
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: VA
Posts: 1,500
Default

Sorry to bring this thread up again.... What exactly is meant by "Sum up the Bass signals"

I have a Factory Mark Levinson System
In two weeks I plan on installing my
1) Scosch FAI3A
2) Kicker TC10 Subwoofer in a box
3) Infinity Kappa 102A amplifier(Its overkill for the sub, I know)

I dont understand what I do with the Factory front woofer outputs... after I tap them via the Scosch LOC.

This weekend I am installing an Alpine MRP-M350 and an Alpine MRP-F240 into my 3000GT and then taking the Kappa 102a out of it. I am good with installing full stereo's... but am lost when it comes to intergrating aftermarket to factory units.
tqlla3k is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-09, 05:13 PM   #39
tqlla3k
Lexus Test Driver
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: VA
Posts: 1,500
Default

Hey, did you guys tap or remove the stock sub connection?
tqlla3k is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-09, 04:48 AM   #40
BiTeZ
Driver School Candidate
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: ON
Posts: 18
Default

Can anyone please provide photos of where they grounded their amp assuming that you aren't getting any ground noise of course.
BiTeZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-09, 06:30 AM   #41
BiTeZ
Driver School Candidate
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: ON
Posts: 18
Default

anyone have advice on where to put the amp ground wire to ensure no ground loop noise?
BiTeZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-09, 08:58 PM   #42
vvsabvv
Driver School Candidate
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: ny
Posts: 14
Default

hi i have a 2007 is250 non ML i was wondering which plug is for the factory subwoofer and also which plug is for front door woofer? also i see that u have to hook up 4 wires to the LOC for the factory subwoofer.

now do you hook up both postive wires and both neg. wires to there own wire to the LOD or do you combine both postive wire to one wire and combine both neg. wires to one wire??
vvsabvv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-09, 08:31 PM   #43
vvsabvv
Driver School Candidate
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: ny
Posts: 14
Default

does anybody know where you can get the wirer diagram for the non ML stock amp??
vvsabvv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-09, 06:23 PM   #44
yukikaze
Driver School Candidate
 
yukikaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: CA
Posts: 40
Default

Does anyone know if Scosche changed the model number for their 4 channel output converter from the FAI-3A to SLC-4? Are these two items still the same thing?

I'm ready to buy, but I don't want to buy a different converter.

Thanks
yukikaze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-09, 07:42 PM   #45
OH Nasty
Driver
iTrader: (4)
 
OH Nasty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: OH
Posts: 131
Default

Amazing write-up. Thanks so much for doing it. Will be doing this next week.
OH Nasty is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
This Lexus is SLAMMED!!!! camberSC Car Chat 17 07-17-08 10:52 PM
an amatuer photo of my car, taken with the XTI and some DPP afterward :D tt061880 IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 41 10-13-07 06:15 AM
Tein CS on the lowest setting for the front on 20s! tt061880 Suspension and Brakes 13 09-24-07 05:58 AM
My IS350 met my poorman's cam ;) tt061880 IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 18 09-06-07 06:28 AM
I just put Tein CS on my IS350 tt061880 Suspension and Brakes 27 07-30-07 05:54 PM


Tags
3000gt, aftermarket, amp, change, diy, fai3a, ground, is350, lexus, ls430, power, remove, subwoofer, turn, wire, wires

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:58 PM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved