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Old 05-12-2003, 21:18   #1 (permalink)
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Amp pre-outs on BA standard stereo

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Does anybody know if it has, or if itis possible to add a set of pre-outs to the standard audio system in the BA falcon? I am looking at picking one up shortly and would like to be able to put a small (12" ) sub in the boot.

If it's not possible, what have other people done? Did you use the line level output? Not sure if my amp actually has line level inputs.........

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Old 05-13-2003, 01:25   #2 (permalink)
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AS STATED IN THREAD ON BA UPGRADE STEROES THERE IS NO PRE OUTS BUT IT IS STILL POSSIBLE TO FIT AMPS AND SUBS BY FITTING LINE CONVERTORS TO SPEAKER CABLES AND THEN AMPS
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If your not confident in disassembling the BA dash...dont do it. the main harness to the back of the stereo ISNT THE SAME AS OTHER MODELS..BE WARNED. We fitted a new Pioneer amp and sub to a BA with the Premium Sound System already in it, and it wasnt any easy process as the harness carries about 50 plus wires. Be sure you tap into the right one for the remote amp turn-on.

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You wouldn't happen to have a diagram of which is the correct wire for the remote would you?

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Unfortunately not...Ford were very particular to who they gave out the wiring info to.

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So does that mean they gave it to you and you can't say? :)

Did you end up working it out? Or should I not bother and just use a wire off the accessory line?

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We did work it out..and yes I think we still have it..PM me if you want me to follow it up for you. The hardest bit is the dash removal.

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Re: Amp pre-outs on BA standard stereo

Ok just doing some digging, has anyone successfully done this with a base model BA sound system as yet? Very interested to hear!
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hello peoples. i've recently upgraded my stereo system using the existing icc cd player unit in my ba xr6. i'm running 2 amps - 1 to my splits and one monoblock to the sub. what u will generally find is that there will be some audible note of engine noise (more like increased whistling sound) when u rev hard. this will only occur when the sound volume is turned down as u won;t hear it when da music is loud. my installer have done a couple of ba falcons and there are no way of eliminating the noise - just yet. mind u, in da system, a pair of alpine line level convetors were installed ($70 each) in order to reduce the whistling noise.
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Re: Amp pre-outs on BA standard stereo

Noise in the audio system is caused by the altanator all that is required is to put a suppressor on the back of the altanator ihave done this and there is no noise left in the audio now. It is in all ba 's i have driven or sat in.
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