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Hi, I'm trying to install a sub and amp in my 2006 ram w/OE head unit. What wires do I have to tap into to get speaker output? Thanks, Chris

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  • cafurniss Jan 15, 2010

    yeah, 10-4 on the batt. wire... I used to be an installer many years ago, I just needed to know what color the wires are that need to be taped into with the OE (factory) head unit with the infinity sound system in a 2006 Ram.....Thanks

  • cafurniss Jan 15, 2010

    Oh boy...tapped into not taped into ;-) (long day)

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You'll need power from the battery to your amp (you may be able to find a spare one at the head unit), and, using suitably thick wire, connect those to the 12vDC input of the amp.

If the amplifier accepts speaker level inputs, you can connect the amplifier input to the head unit output (maybe use the rear speaker output). At the other end of the amp, connect your subwoofer. If there's only one, use the amp bridged (more power). If you're using two, and your amp has 2 channels, use one channel per subwoofer. When you power all this up, turn the volume up from 0 slowly - if anything sounds wrong, turn it back down and switch it all off. Check all your wires and start again.

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