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05-13-2011, 09:23 PM #1
Adding a sub, where to thread a power cable
Anyone else do some of their own wiring for car stereo? I've hooked up my own head unit and speakers, but somewhat concerned about where to punch a hole (or is there an existing spot I can use) to get a power cable to the rear of the Burb to power the amplified subwoofer.
I have a '98 K1500
05-13-2011, 09:28 PM #2
Just find an existing grommet that you can thread it through. That's what I had to do on my '91 Sub. Not very difficult to do.Jess
05-13-2011, 09:46 PM #3
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05-14-2011, 09:05 AM #4
8 Gauge wire. It is a kicker powered sub, so I have the wiring pulled from my old rig. I don't see spot I can thread thru and suspect I'll need to drill a hole.
05-14-2011, 02:13 PM #5
After looking at some other forums, I traced the antenna lead back into the cab thru the passenger side. It was behind the coolant overflow bottle. I'm a car stereo noob, but gaining confidence with every small job I do.
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