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Stock amp in car? #366818 Jan 6, 9:57am Jan 6, 9:57am
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Stock amp in car?
Where is the stock amp in the celica for the stero.
I didnt know if this is a stupied idea but what would happen if
i also hooked 2 10's to the stock amp? Would it work or go boom!
Thanks for any help.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: GTrapesHonda] #366819 Jan 6, 10:06am Jan 6, 10:06am
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the stock amp is on the passenger side kick panel. Wouldn't work too well, it's not a great amp, it's designed to work with low power. Plus you have a GT, so unless you have the JBL sound package you don't have the amp anyway. Plus it doesn't have the outputs for a sub, you'd have to wire it in yourself. Not worth it.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: GTrapesHonda] #366820 Jan 6, 10:09am Jan 6, 10:09am
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well first thing is do you have a GTS? cause as far as i know only the GTS comes with a stock amp, i bought mine used so im not sure if its an option for the GT or not. second if you do have one, its directly behind the glove box. if you pull the glove box down and look all the way to the right near the door, you will see a little metal silver box, thats the amp, now i dont think that amp can power much more than ur highs and really just the stock ones, i wouldnt hook a sub up to it, the amp prob. wouldnt push it like you want it to


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Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: GTrapesHonda] #366821 Jan 6, 10:13am Jan 6, 10:13am
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It's on the passenger side, under the dash, behind the glove box. You gotta take your glove box out if you wanna get to the amp (or, it certainly helps to do so). It's the box with two wiring harnesses attached to it.
Putting two 10's on a stock radio serves no purpose other than show. If you want a good sounding radio, you gotta drop some coin into it. You'll need a real amp to drive the subs (that's the only way to get "boom"), and you'll need a deck with a sub pre-out for the amp. I'd say you need $500 for a decently crappy setup, $2000 for something to be proud of.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: celimangts17] #366822 Jan 6, 10:14am Jan 6, 10:14am
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Originally Posted by celimangts17
well first thing is do you have a GTS? cause as far as i know only the GTS comes with a stock amp, i bought mine used so im not sure if its an option for the GT or not. second if you do have one, its directly behind the glove box. if you pull the glove box down and look all the way to the right near the door, you will see a little metal silver box, thats the amp, now i dont think that amp can power much more than ur highs and really just the stock ones, i wouldnt hook a sub up to it, the amp prob. wouldnt push it like you want it to


it's black not silver wink

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: FloydianSlip6] #366823 Jan 6, 10:16am Jan 6, 10:16am
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I got a 01 GT. Thanxs all for the help.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: FloydianSlip6] #366824 Jan 6, 10:24am Jan 6, 10:24am
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Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
Originally Posted by celimangts17
well first thing is do you have a GTS? cause as far as i know only the GTS comes with a stock amp, i bought mine used so im not sure if its an option for the GT or not. second if you do have one, its directly behind the glove box. if you pull the glove box down and look all the way to the right near the door, you will see a little metal silver box, thats the amp, now i dont think that amp can power much more than ur highs and really just the stock ones, i wouldnt hook a sub up to it, the amp prob. wouldnt push it like you want it to


it's black not silver wink

wow thats strange mines silver, maybe cause i got an 03 or somethin but its silver on mine confused


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Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: celimangts17] #366825 Jan 6, 12:57pm Jan 6, 12:57pm
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^ that might be. I have an 02 so it's likely they changed the amp.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: FloydianSlip6] #366826 Jan 6, 1:02pm Jan 6, 1:02pm
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NO your GT doesnt have a stock amp. Only the GTS do.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: RookieGTS] #366827 Jan 6, 1:14pm Jan 6, 1:14pm
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^^ That's correct! Only the premium system has the amp installed. thumbsup


Originally posted by RICOGT:
i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: Live42day] #366828 Jan 6, 9:13pm Jan 6, 9:13pm
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How powerful in wattage is the stock gts amp?
Has anyone done a setup with an aftermarket headunit with preouts to the stock amp and a preouts over to the sub amp?

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: cyberkni] #366829 Jan 6, 9:20pm Jan 6, 9:20pm
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ain't got no preouts, just wireharnesses you'd have to hardwire em. Added to the fact that the stock amp is such a low power it can't run from an aftermarket headunit.

Re: Stock amp in car? [Re: FloydianSlip6] #366830 Jan 7, 4:43pm Jan 7, 4:43pm
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I don't mind making complicated harnesses to make it happen. The amp is plenty powerful enough for me. I do not need competition audio in my car, just something that sounds good.

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