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vondutchguy
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Apr 12, 4:17pm - #440860 
anyone upgrade GTS speakers?

im installing a set of Infinity reference component speakers into my doors. its a 00 gts and im using the stock head unit. now normally you just have a + & - wire for each door speaker,these wires get hooked up to the cross over(on component speakers) which in turn splits the mid and high also amp if you choose, but the gts has 3 speakers in each door so there are 6 wires in all. in the picture below, i have taken out the woofer and the mid speakers. the 2 sets of wires you see belong to them (blue set mid, red/black set woofer). now my question is what wires do you hook up to the cross over? better yet if you have a component system how exactly did you wire it. even if you use a different speakers then stock what wires did you use and how does it sound?

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Apr 14, 6:55am - #440861 
ahhhh no one knows???

how bout this maybe, the tweeter has 4 wires running to it, with alittle red battery looking thing attached. anyone know what this is and what it does? i have two pics of it.

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Apr 14, 6:55am - #440862 
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Apr 14, 7:05am - #440863 
you have a gts so you likely have a factory amp, that needs to be bypassed.

your best bet is to get a aftermarket headunit and wire that to your component set and other speakers, bypassing the amp. otherwise, i don't know what the wiring color chart is for a gts amp. but it appears that the amp splits the signals into high,mid,low.

that little battery type thing is most likely a passive crossover for the tweeter.

I can't give you any more help than that, sorry.

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Apr 14, 9:48am - #440864 
thanks for what help you could provide. i figured i would have to do the same. what a pain in the ass.

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Apr 14, 10:48am - #440865 
the "battery" is the crossover, if you put a full range speaker to that lead it will play, so you could actually run another speaker off of it. i just got an infinity set that has its own crossover, so i will have an empty plug laugh


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Apr 15, 12:59pm - #440866 
I had an aftermarket amp and deck and I just bypassed the stock amp. I was actually impressed by the stock speakers. Great setup for stock.

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Apr 15, 4:29pm - #440867 
i blew two woofers on my stock set up. and i dont ever have it cranked up that loud. it sounds good, but i had to replace them.

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Apr 16, 8:57am - #440868 
Originally Posted by Brian63
I had an aftermarket amp and deck and I just bypassed the stock amp. I was actually impressed by the stock speakers. Great setup for stock.


so you had a aftermarket amp running the stock speakers?


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Apr 17, 12:17pm - #440869 
I tried to use the wires from the stock 6inch subwoofer to power the crossover-speakers and it sounded like crap. Then I just did not use the crossover with my speakers and it sounded better. Just wire your mid speaker to the plug from the stock 6inch woofer and wire your tweeter to the plug from the stock tweeter. Dont even bother using the infinity crossover. It will sound decent for now until you get a new deck. The stock amp will be the crossover and will only put highs though the tweeter so it should not blow. I had my speakers wired like this for a few weeks and it worked good and I had no problems

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