How to Install an Amp Kit? Amplifier wiring is a difficult task. With wiring kits this work can be done much easier. Still some work has to be done for attaching everything and you can go wrong. This wiring kit costs lower than the cost of the individuals.
In this article we will learn the steps to do this installation along with few tips and suggestions. Be careful in understanding all the steps outlined.
The things needed to do this job are wire stripper, soldering gun , drill which is optional, a wrench that is adjustable and a screw driver. Keep these things ready before starting the work . Let us look at the steps in detail.
The end of the power wire is hold nearest to the fuse holder which is under the hood. The other end of the power wire is fed into the hole drilled in the heat shield. The wire is fed continuously along the side of the car till the rear seats are reached. The wire is further fed under the rear seats through the small gaps till it reaches the trunk. From the trunk the wire is taken to the positive terminal of the amplifier. End of the wire is stripped and it is connected to the positive terminal of the amplifier.
The trunk’s carpet is lifted to find the frame. A bolt is identified. It is loosened and the ring is soldered on the ground wire. The bolt is again tightened. The other side of the ground wire is connected to the negative terminal. The color coded ends of RCA wire are connected to the appropriate color outputs of the stereo receiver. RCA wire is run along the opposite side of the power wire. RCA is fed through the rear seats, trunk and then it is connected to the amplifier.
Next the connections with the RCA wires are done. These connections are done with the help of the color code in the wires. Hiding the wires is an important thing so all the wires are kept below the car’s carpet.
Take out the fuse which is present in the fuse holder. Power wire connection with the positive terminal is made correctly . To do this we need to remove and then again attach the terminal nut. The terminals are connected with the corresponding posts that is positive terminals with positive posts and negative terminals with negative ones. In the final step the fuse is put back into the holder Now let us look tips and warnings . If there are present in the fire wall there will be no necessity for drilling . Before installing an amp kit we need to check out the power needs and if amp kit can meet those power needs or not. Inserting the fuse back into the holder should be done only when all steps are completed that is only when all the wiring connections and attachments are made perfectly. Now the installed amp kit is ready to operate.
Thus, this article explains How to Install an Amp Kit without much difficulty.