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Quick stereo question, help? #150067 Apr 9, 12:55pm Apr 9, 12:55pm
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Quick stereo question, help?
I'm installing door speakers, why does the stock tweeter connect into a wiring harness that splits into 4 cables? Why are there four, and which two can I jump on to connect my 4 channel coming up through the center console?


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150068 Apr 9, 12:58pm Apr 9, 12:58pm
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Basically I'm confused about how to connect my tweeter and mids to my 4 channel in the back without running new wire into the door. Have speaker wire from the back run into the center console already.


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150069 Apr 9, 1:03pm Apr 9, 1:03pm
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Ok, better way to state my problem. I need to match up the wires I have at the speakers in the door to what wires show up in the center console. I've checked and the colors of wire at the speakers are not to be found in the center console. Make sense? ARGH!


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150070 Apr 9, 1:18pm Apr 9, 1:18pm
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did you check the installs section?


Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: Sultan] #150071 Apr 9, 1:58pm Apr 9, 1:58pm
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Yeah, I've yet to see a *complete* stereo install guide on this site. Installs on how to replace just the head unit, or just new door speakers, etc. Nothing regarding an entire new system and the best ways to run amp/power wires, removing interior paneling, yadda yadda. Nothing like that all in one guide. I had to nitpick diff. sites for info for what I'm doing.


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: Sultan] #150072 Apr 9, 1:59pm Apr 9, 1:59pm
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Also, the only thing I can think of to do on my own is to check the GT wiring diagram in the installs section and yank 1,2 and 5,6 I think it was. I'm guessing those are it, but which side is which I don't know.


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150073 Apr 10, 5:15am Apr 10, 5:15am
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Ah, what an enlightening thread!

Thanks for all the help!

Actually, nevermind, I figured it out myself.


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150074 Apr 10, 5:19am Apr 10, 5:19am
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Originally Posted by 2K4Celica
Ah, what an enlightening thread!

Thanks for all the help!

Actually, nevermind, I figured it out myself.


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so what did you do/find out? perhaps this can help someone in the future thumbsup

Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150075 Apr 10, 6:00am Apr 10, 6:00am
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Perseverance and determination paid off thumbsup Post info on what you did just in case someone encounters similar difficulties in future.

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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: Sultan] #150076 Apr 10, 6:47am Apr 10, 6:47am

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Originally Posted by Sultan
did you check the installs section?

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Re: Quick stereo question, help? #150077 Apr 10, 6:49am Apr 10, 6:49am
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Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
Originally Posted by Sultan
did you check the installs section?

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stop post-whoring this forum. if you would have read the thread you would have seen the question has been resolved and new questions asked.

Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #150078 Apr 10, 8:04pm Apr 10, 8:04pm
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ROFL @ post whore comment


Ok, yeah, I thought about replying here in case I could help someone in the future. It's all very simple once it's explained but for somone who has no clue seeing it for the first time I was like WTF is this? Here's the deal:

You have a turquoise colored wire and a blue wire which are a pair. Then you have a purple and a pink wire, which are a pair also. Turquoise/blue pair feeds the right door speakers, purple/pink pair feeds the left.

The setup is the same on both sides. The pair of wires hit the tweeter first, feeding it. But then the same pair of wires loop back out of the harness and connects to the 3-way. Pretty much just a daisy chain if that helps.

The part that threw me is that all the wires are bundled and wrapped with tape in such a way that the tape stops, and out of that comes six wires, four going into the tweeter and two going into the 3-way, *all* the same color. That's why I was like WTF, because there's only one pair of wires for audtio in the center console, so I was thinking is this thing splitting somewhere or does it hit another harness between the center console and the door or WHAT?!

Simple setup, just looks odd.

Edit: I finally just broke down and went and bought a damn multimeter that checks ohms which I used to discover (for myself) all this information and verify my connections for the install.

Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150079 Apr 10, 8:06pm Apr 10, 8:06pm
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Oh, and those are harness connection points 1,2,5 and 6 for those of you doing installs who are too cheap/broke to buy the proper harness.

Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150080 Apr 11, 12:06pm Apr 11, 12:06pm
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what is the harness model number you got for ur car stereo??? i need to buy one so i can install an aftermarket stereo..When the harness wire can we still use the factory amp or not??


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Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: 2K4Celica] #150081 Apr 11, 10:25pm Apr 11, 10:25pm
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check crutchfield for any harnesses or speaker adapters you require..

Re: Quick stereo question, help? [Re: Sultan] #150082 Apr 12, 11:50am Apr 12, 11:50am
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Personally I just went to Best Buy and told 'em I needed an install kit for single din on a 04 Celica and they hooked me up. Pretty much standard. Cost $15.00, cheap as hell.


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