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| Of course
it is important to have the right size speaker for your application. The
correct installation and speaker phasing is also important.
What is phasing? Each speaker has a positive and negative connecting terminal. Reversing speaker wires to one of these terminals, on just one speaker can cause loss of bass!
If Speakers are Already Connected
When Installing Aftermarket Speakers
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|It is always
important to give a good physical inspection of the removed speaker. There
may be markings for + and - at the terminals. Trace these markings back
through the connector to determine the correct speaker phasing for hook
up. If these markings are not present, proceed with the following steps.
Shown in these steps is a Dodge Dakota. Procedure is applicable for all installations.
|1) Cut factory speaker lead approximately two inches from connector but not too long where you will have to fight with short speaker wires from door side when installing speaker.|
|1) Strip wires on connector cut from above step.|
|1) Connect back to removed factory speaker.|
|1) Remove dust cover from front of speaker. This may not be necessary in many application. The object here is to be able to see the face of the speaker.|
|1) Connect each striped speaker lead to opposite ends of battery. Watch the center cone jump. Turn battery around to the position that causes the speaker cone to jump in the direction of the shown arrow, away from the speaker magnet. The wire connected to the + side of the battery is the + speaker lead. Check the color of this wire. Use this same colored wire at the door to connect your new speaker.|
|1) Check wires at door for polarity. Most aftermarket speakers supply a set of wires. Check the aftermarket speakers, they are usually labeled near the connector for polarity.|
|1) Splice you aftermarket speaker wires to corresponding factory wire and connect speakers.|
|1) Mount speaker.|
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