[V8] [Bulk] Re: Radio wiring, could use some help
urq at pacbell.net
Mon Nov 16 22:13:53 PST 2009
The relay is probably the one that powers the Bose speaker amps. If you
don't know that these wires are hacked and likely to short you may want to
find and pull the relay.
IME, aftermarket stereo decks don't hook up to the dash illumination dimmer
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Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 10:04 PM
To: Tony and Lillie; NIck Miller; V8List Fans
Subject: [Bulk] Re: [V8] Radio wiring, could use some help
A few angry words later and I got the alpine deck to power on.
Pluging in the pair of white wires raises and lowers the antanae ok and also
triggers a relay in the pass side footwell. (probably for the ant.?)
looks like the grey-blk wire may be for interior light but the radio doesn't
seem to dim right. Only two buttons even change color. Looks like when
lights go on/off it registers by dimming slightly, but with lights on it
doesn't work with the dimmer switch in the IC.
that should be 90% of what I need right there.
Had issues because the radio uses an ignition 12v source as a kill switch so
I wired it to the red-blu wire for testin reasons. Long way to go, though.
---- Original Message ----
From: "Tony and Lillie" <tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net>
Date: 11/16/09 10:06 pm
To: "NIck Miller" <chance9121 at gmail.com> ; "V8List Fans" <v8 at audifans.com>
Subj: Re: [V8] Radio wiring, could use some help
The factory is as follows:
Red/Blue-Constant power from fuse 4 - also power for the amps
Gry/Blk-Interior lights system
There is no ignition power, as the radio is feed constant. There should be
power from either the Brn/Gry or the white wire for the antennae, the
schematic that I have is not 100% clear.
If you are using an aftermarket deck, the power antenna wire will be blue
off it. Does your car have a power antenna? From the factory they use an
antennae in the front window and one in the rear. They combine in the back
of the stock stereo.
----- Original Message -----
From: "NIck Miller" <chance9121 at gmail.com>
To: "V8List Fans" <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 8:20 PM
Subject: [V8] Radio wiring, could use some help
> Hey all!
> So, I had a question, purely hypothetical of course *(snicker)* but say
> someone wired in a terrible old radio and just cut everything for the new
> owner of the car and they were redoing this terrible hack job, does anyone
> have the colors of the wires and what they do?
> I'm redoing my system and wiring the speakers myself, so I won't be using
> the stock speaker wiring, which I notice is a different connector for the
> rears, and I removed most of the rear speaker stuff.
> What I in particular need is Power, Illumination, ignition soucre (was
> one stock?), power antanae lead (which I beat I accidentally cut out with
> the stock rear stuff, and will have to wire a new single wire in, great!)
> So, if they aren't all there, what would be a good option to cut into?
> particularly for the ignition and illumination sources, I could probably
> to the fuse box.
> Oh, by the way, wiring it in shouldn't be too tough as there is no seats,
> carpet, or much of anything in the car really, at the momeny. Its like a
> big empty box. Woo.
> Oh, also, once again, by the way, i'm running a 4-ch 400w amp out of the
> trunk, so I need a remote turn on lead as well. Never done one before,
> it looks like you make a wire from the radio harness to the amp, and
> it? Sounds easy enough.
> Ok, Thanks again all!
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