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Mach Audio to JBL Swap

New 10/10/2009


I just finished converting my Red 97 to a 96 JBL system. The clown who
had this car before me hacked things up something fierce, so I just
decided to junk the old 97 Mach stuff and start over.
I needed the 96 JBL RCU, the 96 JBL Subwoofer, the 96 Subwoofer wiring harness.
And BEER. (of course)

I also swapped the rear Mach speakers too, but noticed no difference
whatsoever. I didn't bother with the front door speakers.

It Rocks. Nice to see the rear view mirror hopping like my 96's do.

The 97 harness has a power take off plug that goes down to the CD
changer that must be re-routed into the Subwoofer harness. It is a
three wire plug with only one wire coming out of it which is
red/yellow stripe. Further up the subwoofer harness, towards the
speaker, there is a splice from the 96 sub woofer harness, that must
be rerouted to the red/yellow wire from the CD changer to get
everything to work right. Otherwise, when you plug in the subwoofer,
the CD changer says "No DJ".
Once the power is split to feed both, the world is a happy place.

--
Eric Lehmann
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