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Old 07-13-2019, 05:13 PM
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What happens if I play my aftermarket speakers with my stock Harley (Rushmore) radio? Radio is looking for 2 ohms, speakers are 4 ohms. I'm doing some work on my amp and DSP setup, but I want to ride in the meantime. Will I damage the speakers and/or head unit? I wouldn't be blasting it, just loud enough to hear. Will be this way for like a week. Turn it on or resist temptation and leave radio off? Thank you in advance!
 
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Old 07-13-2019, 07:11 PM
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You can always go up in impedance just not lower than the system can handle. You will notice a significant loss of volume as the power output of the stock HU will be cut in half with the 4 ohm speakers.
 
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Old 07-13-2019, 07:32 PM
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Dabears1985, thank you! This is what I was looking for. I'll be happy to have enough volume just to hear. It's only temporary 👍
 
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Originally Posted by dabears1985 View Post
You can always go up in impedance just not lower than the system can handle. You will notice a significant loss of volume as the power output of the stock HU will be cut in half with the 4 ohm speakers.
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