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Re: GP sub woofer HELP

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Blaupunkt tend to use modular cabling. The sub lead will probably fit with a block conector on the back of the radio and then on to the sub. The wiring should be simple, was on my old mk2 and its the same kind of set up, cannot see any reason why it wont be any different now. If the cable comes with the sub, then you will be laughing, if not www.bluespot.co.uk should be able to help with a cable. Whip the radio out and see ifr you can see the conectors, (wont be labeled, but will have lots of pins) if you want to compare wiring with mine (factory fitted sub) PM me.
Hi can you do me a huge favour Vindi? I bought my GP without the damn sub and i want it! I have pulled out my head unit and had a look but i don't have the block connector that you mentioned. They must supply a different head unit if you go for the sub as i just have a plastic cover instead of the pins. Do you reckon if i bought the head unit that you have, i could install it instead of mine and then get the sub? Could you please tell me the part no of your head unit?
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Re: GP sub woofer HELP

Sorry bit slow to get to this thread but this might be of help....

...behind the dash on drivers side is a connector that has a branch coming off it that feeds the sub.Here is 7 wires,battery live,earth,switched live (turning amp on) from audio unit (aerial out) & 4 speaker wires taken from splice joints at the two rear speakers (2+ & 2-) therefore if your car hasnt got these I would think its possible to wire up the sub but it would mean running 6 wires to the rear of the car.
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Sorry bit slow to get to this thread but this might be of help....

...behind the dash on drivers side is a connector that has a branch coming off it that feeds the sub.Here is 7 wires,battery live,earth,switched live (turning amp on) from audio unit (aerial out) & 4 speaker wires taken from splice joints at the two rear speakers (2+ & 2-) therefore if your car hasnt got these I would think its possible to wire up the sub but it would mean running 6 wires to the rear of the car.
Thats a huge help T14086! Cheers
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Re: GP sub woofer HELP

What head unit you have? Is it Mp3 head unit?
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Re: GP sub woofer HELP

yeah it plays mp3 tracks if thats what you mean and i have blue and me cos its a sporting. But it doesn't have mp3 written on it.
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Hi there,

I don't have the sub in my car but really want to fit one now. I have looked into the standard Fiat supplied sub and looks like it's a lot of work with the wiring.

I found this sub http://www.bluespot.co.uk/stock/spkr0_2.asp and am wondering if it will be easy to install as no remote power required, just power, ground, and speakers. There is a block on the amp to plug all this in as well, does anyone know if the headunit has this on the rear of it?



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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

Blaupunkt tend to use the same connecors through the range. I would email bluespot, they are really helpfull, I have spent quite a bit of cash with them in the past.
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Cheers, email now sent to them and Blaupunkt so we'll have to see. Would be ideal if the sub just plugged in! Think that might be wishful thinking though!!!!
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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

Has anyone taken there headunit out? If so what connectors are on the back?

I have a sporting with blue and me and the MP3 headunit.
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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

I have taken my headunit out and found the following connectors....






Can someone with a sub tell me how much different theres looks please?

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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

It would look no different as sub signal is taken from rear speakers.
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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

Thats interesting T. So the signal isn't decoded seperately from the head unit? I want to put the Fiat sub in my sporting now just for that extra bit of sound quality. I had previously thought this to be impossible as i would need a new head unit...but if it is taken from the rear speakers then an add on factory sub unit would be much simpler and cheaper than previously thought. Can anyone explain how this could be done? i.e does anyone actually understand how they have wired up the car as i was told by someone that all the cables for the stereo go to a box under the steering wheel and then from there the speakers are fed. Is this true?

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Re: Blaupunkt Active Sub

Look through this forum (GP) section...I wrote about it somewhere..........just cant remember what thread it was It uses the rear speaker feed from connector o/s underdash from memory.
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anyone manage to get the factory sub fitted after market??
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T , i've searched every where and can't find the thread your refering to
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