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Default Whats the best way to hook up subs to a stock cd player?

So I got me a new Cadillac Cts, and theres no way to put a after market head unit because the stock stereo controls allot of the Car functions. The car already has a stock subwoofer. But its not enough, since i'm used to allot of bass, from my last car which had 2 mtx 9500 subs and 2 mtx 1501d amps.

So my question is: How do I hook up an amplifier to the stock deck of the car?

I have some rca wires that came with a mtx te amplifier, and one side is like the rca jack wires that go into the amp, and the other side is just 2 wires, so that i can run them to the Speaker wire. Will that work?
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Default Re: Whats the best way to hook up subs to a stock cd player?

If you want full range output then this:

Hifonics MX-1 (mx1) Premium High-to-Low Level Converter for OEM

If you want just sub then:

Hifonics MX-4 Add-A-Sub High-to-Low Level Converter

they are discontinued right now so they aren't in stock on sonix. If you don't trust that site then I know a maxxsonics dealer you can buy from.
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you need a LOC. It needs to be attached to the Speaker wire going into the stock sub(which i would disconnect)

PAC SNI-45T (sni45t) High Power 2-Channel Line Output Converter

that'll get the job done... although i wouldnt' use the voltage sensing turn on. i would just find a switched acc wire somewhere else and tap into that.
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