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Ok so I have decided to add some subs to my car I am going with 2 10 inch JL subs rated at 600watt rms and 1200 peak each link and this amp rated at 500watts rms ...I have a few questions regarding this setup.....first would cranking this amp all the way up be able to blow these subs? Second I want to install a remote control switch to adjust the sub level from the drivers seat so I am going with this one First question is that since on the slash series amps that knob only controls the bass boost not the amp level will that protect me from blowing the subs if I crank the knob but leave the amp at the same level? Also second question about the knob....on the g6 there is that one button panel that is next to the fog light button would I be able to mount it there? if so does anyone have any experience figuring that out? thanks guys
 

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You won't "blow them" however if you set it too high the amp will send a clipped signal to the sub which is not a good thing. You may want to look at a different amp if you want one with a remote gain control. Adjusting the boot to high can also spend clipped signals to the sub. As for mounting it. Take the dash switch panel apart and see if it will fit there. You will probably have to take the remote controller apart to get it to fit.
 

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out of curiosity.... you dont mention you have or plan on changing the headunit, if so are you using a line out converter?

I kept my stock headunit put in two 10's and an amp and used the MTX re-q. It works perfect, the nice thing about it is i'm able to control the bass from the stock headunit.
it goes from absolute no bass to bumping.
 

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yea I am using a line leveler.....keeping the stock headunit....how does that work then that you are able to control the bass? I have the monsoon sound system does that make a difference? And which speakers should I tap into? the rear deck speakers have the weird 4 wire setup should I use those and if so which of the 4 should i tap into? or should I splice the line level in before the monsoon amp and if I have to do that which wires should i get into? thanks
 

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you can do it with the line out. reducing the bass is going to lower that signal which will lower the signal the line out converter gets which in the end lowers the amount of bass. I dont have the monsoon and never did. i have a fully custom stereo in my car. before i put it in i a line out converter with my sub.
 

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i would love for you to take some pics waterfowler....if it is not too much of a pain it would be greatly appreciated.....I have never done a sub install before and adding the monsoon system into it doesnt really help at lol thank you
 

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ok so I looked around the firewall and I am going to go with putting the power cable through the hood release grommet.....the only issue is that I cannot find where the hole is on the other side of the firewall there is too much stuff in the way.......anyone who has done this before have any insight on this?
 

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its quite hard to see i would run it through the passenger compartment to the engine bay, that way you dont have to pull as much through. easiest way to find where it is on the engine bay side is allow the hood release cabin to the firewall
 

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ok so I installed the subs with a guy who works at frys in the car audio section and does installs like this all the time(he claims he knows what he is doing) well we installed the subs and they worked fine pounded pretty well but then i was driving home the music was pretty low then all of the sudden the subs dropped out so i figured a wire got loose but then i smelled electrical fire so i pulled over and stopped the car....the subs were going crazy the diaphragms were going back and forth really fast and they were smoking.....they both ended up welding themselves together as he said it.....I am wondering what the hell went wrong????? the only thing with the connections that I could think about was when he hooked up the line out converter he attached the left and right positive and negative (of the converter) to the wire that leads from the terminals of the speaker to the cone/speaker itself..... Here is a picture of what I am talking about

Is this ok???? I think it might be an issue because the speakers have like 3 wires going to them or something bc i have the monsoon system.....if thats not the problem what do you guys think may have caused this? we had the input gain of the converter all the way up and the input gain on the amp really low so idk what happened...could it jus be bad subs(quite possible they were used)
 
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