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Feb 11, 8:33pm - #102091 
good or bad or doesnt matteR?

when i had my headunit put in.. the guy didnt have an adapter so he asked if he could just wire it together and i said it was fine... he did and took the stock amp out..? im planning on getting new component speakers and my stocks sound fine still but didnt know if its good or bad

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Feb 11, 8:47pm - #102092 
common anyone i mean it sounds and works fine just wondering tho

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Feb 12, 6:44am - #102093 
anyone?????

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Feb 12, 6:53am - #102094 
you should have made him get the adapter. its just a better practice and it will save you a lot of work if you ever decide to get a different head unit. its a shortcut that probably wont afect your sound but is just sloppy.


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Feb 12, 7:42am - #102095 
Yea you definitely should of got a harness...it will save you tons of work later on... thumbsdown

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Feb 13, 5:14pm - #102096 
how hard will it be to add component speakers in my doors and tweeters now????

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Feb 13, 6:15pm - #102097 
not hard at all, just pull out the old speakers and make sure the new ones run on the same size wires as your stock ones, (usually the replacement/upgrade speakers will run the same gauge wire)

By the way the harness adapter would have been 99.9% better idea, i dont know how many times i have had to take out my stero, plus if it ever gets riped off, your going to be doublely riped off...

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Feb 13, 10:56pm - #102098 
ya now that i think of it... well is there anything i can do now ..? or no... i have my headunit in and all but ya is there anything i can do or take it somewhere or somethin?

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Feb 14, 8:22am - #102099 
keep the oem harness part that you cut off, just in case, it would of been better if you just spent the 15 min drive and bought the harness, if someone ever jacks ur HU then ur almost screwed


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Feb 14, 10:11am - #102100 
would it be possible to call in to a dealership and see if i can order a whole new wiring system and have it put in and then just buy the adapter?? or is there anything i can do?

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Feb 15, 2:47am - #102101 
If you by anychance have the original stock harness, i would recommend having that wired back in, then go pick up the aftermarket harness and re-connect the head unit to it.


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Feb 15, 3:46am - #102102 
just keep everything the way you currently have it... if theft does happen - get your ins to cover it.

anyway you look at it, theft isn't pretty thumbsdown

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Feb 15, 6:17am - #102103 
^ damn that sucks

I hard wired my HU, and I havnt had any problems with it

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