Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > Projects
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Projects Share with other members the details about your project truck or SUV. Old or new, gas or diesel, its all welcome here!

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:53 PM
mikeys97ExpEddieB mikeys97ExpEddieB is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 6
mikeys97ExpEddieB is starting off with a positive reputation.
1997 expedition eddie bauer firewall pass thru!!

1997 expedition eddie bauer firewall pass thru!!

Good God I have had a time with this project.. 1st, (like many others owners of these) the subwoofer in right rear quarter panel interior is blown and I have all torn apart. lol I found the speakers cardboard gone completely, So I buy an 8inch sub on Amazon.com a JBL rated to 800 watts for I believe 40.00 some dollars on sale, it arrived and I had to modifie the large plastic sub box, that was easy for me, then installed sub and hooked up the factory AMP= NO GOOD so I Bought a sweet "Boss mono block 1100 watt amp" I know its not really 1100 watts point is its perfect for the sub I bought and this thing should sound damn good if I could now get past going thru the firewall to battery on right front, so I want to go thru right or" passenger side".

Problem is when you look on rt side firewall engine side, I see nothing and if you know these puppies their is all kinds of stuff on interior side looking up under dash and under carpet is an insulation mat with a cardboard backing, so not easy to see firewall or floor . I am installing an 8 gauge wire thru this firewall and I hope to not have to drill thru unless I really must. Yes I have already tried spitting on my finger and rubbing all over firewall searching for that perfect hole, just turns finger black lmao I'm sure someone out there in lala land knows how to get thru this part?

one more question if I may be so bold lol, on the wiring from the factory amp, can I use the remote wire from that wiring, can I jump off that for the switched positive? its called the remote, go figure... my amps instruction read to connect main power to battery with fuze, i got a 8 gauge kit, so the other is when switched and I'm keeping the new amp inside that interior panel so I will ground it right there but the remote wire? the speaker wire on that harness that went to factory amp, which is what there, color coding? I cant find diagram for those wires, any body have it?
thanks,
Mike

PS. had three disc in my neck replaced with three bone grafts a plate and 8 screws so I'm unmotivated as **** on a bull, hard to lay on back looking up under stuff and too cheap to pay someone else 100.00 buck to do it for me, plus I have been an auto body man and painter for 38 years...This should be much easier lmfao... now tired from posting
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2013, 05:53 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1997 expedition eddie bauer firewall pass thru!! mikeys97ExpEddieB Expedition & Navigator 1 09-10-2013 06:03 PM
97' Ford expdition eddie Bauer 4x4 5.4 need help wiring mikeys97ExpEddieB Projects 0 09-09-2013 06:06 PM
Major Sound upgrade - Opinions Sullid01 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10 12-17-2012 07:34 AM
2004 F250 Crew. Amp wiring and box ?? rustynuts Audio & Video Systems, Navigation, Satellite Radio & Mobile Electronics 5 03-06-2006 02:29 AM
Amp install directions (detailed) (revised) fordboy_52 Audio & Video Systems, Navigation, Satellite Radio & Mobile Electronics 0 02-23-2006 10:16 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > General > Projects

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup