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I am looking at installing my system (12" Infiniti Kappa Perfect and Rockford Fosgate amp) from my old car into my new GTO. I am not going to replace the factory head unit either. How would you recommend that I connect the amp to the head unit and where are the wires to connect to? BTW, my amp has high level inputs. I have the power, ground, and remote wires already ran.

I looked thru other posts but didn't find the answer to my question (hope I am not just re-asking a question). Thanks.
 

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There is only one way to use an external amp with the Blaupunkt unit. It has no outputs other than the speakers. You need to use a speaker level to line level device such as one by http://www.davidnavone.com/ I've heard that this way works fine.
 

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acelam said:
There is only one way to use an external amp with the Blaupunkt unit. It has no outputs other than the speakers. You need to use a speaker level to line level device such as one by http://www.davidnavone.com/ I've heard that this way works fine.
My amp has high level inputs (speaker wire inputs not RCA). Where can I tie into the speaker wires then? Thanks.
 

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Try the factory amp in the trunk. You may have to experiment a little.
 

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josephra said:
Try the factory amp in the trunk. You may have to experiment a little.
what he said!

OK, using the great diagrams via Miscreants website (http://www.myyellowgto.com) and using the adjusting the sub amp post (http://www.ls1gto.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8150) by DG, you can gain access to the high level sub inputs.


Left - (Yellow with Red) pin 10
Left + (Yellow with White) pin 9

Right - (Green with Red) pin 8
Right + (Green with White) pin 3


If you want to keep the stock subs going tap them, if not cut them out. Whatever you do dont remove the stock subs and leave air holes. You will hear the most annoying fuel pump whine you have ever heard.

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Since I will be just using the factory speaker wiring on the factory amp, can I use the factory amp power and ground wires (or are the wires too small of a gauge for my Fosgate amp)? I already have mine ran so I am just curious now. Thanks.
 

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They show a 20A fuse, but that wiring is hardly high current. I wouldnt but thats just me.
 

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Alexandria-GTO said:
what he said!

Whatever you do dont remove the stock subs and leave air holes. You will hear the most annoying fuel pump whine you have ever heard.

Hope this helps

What he said !!! :)

I had to plug the holes after i removed my factory subs because of the noise from the fuel pump. Glad I'm not the only one that claimed it was the fuel pump.
 

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Alexandria-GTO said:
If you want to keep the stock subs going tap them, if not cut them out. Whatever you do dont remove the stock subs and leave air holes. You will hear the most annoying fuel pump whine you have ever heard.
OUCH! This does not bode well. I was planning on doing that verything. It doesn't seem like you can get much bass into the cabin area from the trunk. Damn thing is sealed up good and I planned on leaving out those subs to let the sound come through. I may have to figure out how to baffle the fuel pump to eliminate this problem from the equation.
 
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