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Old 11-11-2007, 05:01 PM
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Cant get wire to speakers in the doors

I was trying to wire up my new speakers and I was going to pass the new wire through the rubber sleeve which joins the door to the rest of the car, but there is no way to get the wire through. There is some sort of wire plug in which blocks the entire hole off. I was going to drill a hole but the steel of the frame is way to thick and theres way to many wires/electronics on the other side that are in the way. How else can I get the speaker wire to the door speakers?
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Old 11-11-2007, 06:39 PM
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You can use the factory wiring, just find the wire, tha goes to the door, and sold the new one, factory must be a 18 gauge...You wont find a big change in sound.
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Old 11-11-2007, 07:54 PM
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Before you give up on the idea, did you try using a piece of stiff wire (stiff like a coathanger, only a smaller gauge) then if you can get that through tape your new wire to the end of it and pull through... my 2 cents
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Old 11-11-2007, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Sinemeup View Post
Before you give up on the idea, did you try using a piece of stiff wire (stiff like a coathanger, only a smaller gauge) then if you can get that through tape your new wire to the end of it and pull through... my 2 cents
Ok this is a good trick, but when the people doesnt have the experience could result, very uneasy, beside any proble may cost a lot,!!!
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Old 11-11-2007, 08:59 PM
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You can use the factory wiring, just find the wire, tha goes to the door, and sold the new one, factory must be a 18 gauge...You wont find a big change in sound.
Where would I find the factory wire? and wouldn't 18 gauge be too small?
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Read my tutorial on this on another forum. See if this is what you have.

http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/forum_posts.asp~TID~78731~PN~1
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Old 11-12-2007, 07:47 PM
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Read my tutorial on this on another forum. See if this is what you have.

http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/forum_posts.asp~TID~78731~PN~1
I actually found that tutorial last night. I tried that this morning but the molex connector was locked in place in such a way that I would I have to take the door off to remove it. I was actually lucky enough to find a factory drilled hole a couple inches away from the fender which worked perfectly for running the wire to the door.
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Old 11-14-2007, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by jeffreyM View Post
Where would I find the factory wire? and wouldn't 18 gauge be too small?
take the door apart, and check the colors of the speaker wire, then look in de kick panel, same to the other side...18 gauge is ok.
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