Rear Speaker wiring harness


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Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby landrrr » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:25 pm



Anyone know where I can order the rear speaker wiring harness from?


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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby becken » Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:34 am

I got mine from Cyclemax

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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby NVSB4 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:12 am

becken wrote:I got mine from Cyclemax


Here is the link to the one on Cyclemax
GL1800 Rear Speaker Wiring Harness

I found an article on the installation here
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby NVSB4 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:33 am

Don't know the reason for needing the harness, but another consideration might be to get one of these kits.

J&M Performance Rear Speaker Kit
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby Darksider 562 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:39 pm

Forgive me if I'm being nosey, but why do you need the wiring harness? The 2007 should already have speakers fitted. If they're not working it might be because of the fader.

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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby landrrr » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:03 am

Thanks for being nosey Phil, my '07 does have a harness however also has a short in the left speaker. I've tested the right wire into the left and works great, then tested the left into the right and got nothing. For $40. I'd rather change the harness and while at it I want to upgrade the speakers. I am still pondering which speakers to go to. J&M's are ok however Pionner make a better speaker I believe... any thoughts?
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby landrrr » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:21 am

Just to say that the brotherhood is alive and kicking. Thanks to all of you who have taken the time to post and to go as far as posting install links WOW.
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby NVSB4 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:46 am

landrrr wrote:I want to upgrade the speakers. I am still pondering which speakers to go to. J&M's are ok however Pionner make a better speaker I believe... any thoughts?

I've seen threads discussing and comparing different speaker brands, but can't remember where.
You might try to Google GL1800 audio upgrade and see what you find.
There are lots of manufacturers that make 5 1/4" speakers, but not all will fit without some modification.
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:58 am

A lot of people install Polk DB501's in the rear, and report excellent sound quality.

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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby Steve F » Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:39 am

WingAdmin wrote:A lot of people install Polk DB501's in the rear, and report excellent sound quality.

I'll second that one 8-)
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby Darksider 562 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 3:52 pm

G'day, I upgraded my rears to Pioneer, can't remember which ones. The sound improvement was worth the money.
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Re: Rear Speaker wiring harness

Postby becken » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:26 pm

I installed the Polk DB501's, also. They are slightly smaller than the original speakers and I had to cut the mounting slots open (easy with a high leverage side cutter) and use small fender washers under the mounting screws. The difference in sound quality was amazing. Since you're doing the rears, do the fronts at the same time.




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