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Old 03-22-2019, 05:22 AM
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I have an 08 ultra and am in the process of upgrading the audio. I have the following parts to install Sony MEX-GS620BT - head unit, SS PN1.1000D - Amp, HERTZ HCX 165 - fairing speakers, MMATS 601.4 - for lowers I am adding and POLK MM652 - for the TP. I need help with the speaker wiring. Specifically how to wire the lowers and the TP together. Diagram would be great to look at and help digest.
 
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Old 03-22-2019, 05:56 AM
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So are you trying to wire all 3 sets of speakers to the mono amp ?
 
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So are you trying to wire all 3 sets of speakers to the mono amp ?
Angryman did you mean you got a SS PN4.1000d which is the common four channel model? The model number you listed is a mono amp as Houston mentioned.

If you did mean the PN4.1000d then most folks would run the fairing speakers off of channels 1 and 2 and put the lowers and rears in parallel on channels 3 and 4 for a two ohm load. To do that though they would need to be the same make and model of speaker or you will have all sorts of weirdness going on. I ran that setup as described with four identical speakers in the lowers and rear pods and it worked OK but I found that I really couldn't hear the rear pods that much because they were tied to the lowers. If ran the fader back far enough to the rear to hear the pods the lowers drowned out the fairing speakers. If you only want the rear pods for your passenger to listen to then that setup will work great.

If you DID order a SS PN1.1000d then I am definitely not the guy to tell you how to hook all that up.
 
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If you DID order a SS PN1.1000d then I am definitely not the guy to tell you how to hook all that up.
Yes I did mean the PN1.1000. Not sure how but somewhere I got confused / had a brain fart / was a dumbass and ordered the wrong amp. The correct amp (SS PN4.1000) is now ordered and on the way. The wrong amp (SS PN1.1000) is being returned. Thanks for the catch.
 
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Got the SS PN4.1000D and am having trouble with the install. Specifically mounting. I have trimmed the gauge mounts and rerouted the factory wiring. The outer fairing fits well with no obstructions. The trouble is the amp barely fits between the fairing brackets. No room for the RCA's or other wiring. What have you guys done to make this fit?



 
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An amp tray solves that issue. there are a number of places that sell them and some members here fabricate them aswell.
 
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Turn the amp around. Put your RCA jacks so that they're on the right side looking at it from the front of the bike. It's much easier to get the speaker wires to fit in that tight spot versus the RCA's.
 
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In case turning the amp around doesn't work for you I modified a set of RCA cables to go at a straight right angle.


I just cut the plastic molding off of a set of plugs and re-soldered them as shown. Afterwards I covered them with silicone and let them dry. They cleared the frame rails fine after that.

I still have the factory head unit so I couldn't use the downward leaning amp trays like folks with aftermarket units can.
 

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or you could just buy a better amp that fits the space better and have a better performing system in the end to show for it.
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