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Unread 12-22-2012, 12:14 AM   #16
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If I dont like the results this way I'll give in and change the deck too. In which case you can then bypass the factory ones

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Unread 12-22-2012, 06:24 AM   #17
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No matter what the "stock" system is...Boston, Infinity, etc that comes with some vehicles, I have always changed out the head unit when installing subs and it has always made the "stock" speaker 10X better. Just MHO, but if your going through all the trouble to wire up 1/2 a system, might as well go from the top down. Not to mention many of the "stock" head units don't have a very good, if any, separate sub controls. But it has been a couple of years since I bought a new car...
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Unread 12-22-2012, 10:52 AM   #18
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I always have too....but it's increasingly difficult these days the way stock head units are tied into the rest of the cars computers. I want a good system with the look and function of factory. Plus the stock amp is 28x8. An aftermarket head unit will only be about 20x4, so installing one would actually rob power from the system without installing another 4 channel amp.

Also, the amp I bought has a remote sub volume knob. No adjustment on deck needed.
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Unread 12-22-2012, 10:55 AM   #19
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I also understand an aftermarket deck won't work with the factory satellite system. So to add a deck you need....deck, steering wheel control module, CANbus module, and Satellite receiver/antenna.

Too expensive.
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Unread 12-23-2012, 09:43 AM   #20
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Most new amps come with a gain adjuster knob which u can hook up someplace up front in your car and adjust the sub volume. I will be converting to an aftermarket screen after my satalite radio expires but in the mean time, stock deck is fine.
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