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ne one understand wiring harnesses for a stereo??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rwright07, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. rwright07

    rwright07 1/2 ton status

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    i bought a used stereo on ebay to put in the blazer.... finally got around to doing it and now i have speakers in and wired but i cant understand the wiring harness... its a 2 year old rockford fosgate deck

    HELP?
    thanks in advance

    rick
     
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    They make a plug that is color coded to the wires on your stereo and plugs directly into the factory radio plug. That is what I used to install my stereo. It cost like $10.

    Ira
     
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    The wiring diagrams for the radio itself is in PDF files for the owners manuals available on RF's website .

    I have them saved to my PC too .

    As for using an adapter to the factory wiring , you will not have the memory 12 volt wire in a 76 blazer at the wiring plug . You'd have to tap into either the lighter circuit , or into a bat terminal on the fusebox ( preferred ) . I used the lighter circuit in one of my trucks , but have no lighter anyway .

    You original truck wiring is :

    yellow = 12v+
    black = ground
    gray = light dimmer from headlight switch

    I don't know the speaker color code , as the speakers harness plugged right into the radio , and I don't have the factory speaker wiring anymore . My other truck had just the mono speaker in the dash and that one had the speaker right to the radio too .
     
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    there is no factory stereo, i wired in new 6.5's today but i jsut dont understand which of my speaker wires go where in the wiring harness
     
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    Will this help?


    Typical Head Unit Wire Harness
    Function .... Typical Wire Colors
    Memory / Constant 12V(+) .... Yellow
    Switch / Accessory .... Red
    Ground .... Black
    Illumination .... Orange/White
    Antenna Remote .... Blue
    Amp Remote .... Blue/White
    Left Front (+) .... White
    Left Front (-) .... White/Black
    Right Front (+) .... Grey
    Right Front (-) .... Grey/Black
    Left Rear (+) .... Geen
    Left Rear (-) .... Green/Black
    Right Rear (+) .... Violet
    Right Rear (-) .... Violet/Black
    [​IMG]
     
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    that is just wat im lookin for
    thanks
     
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    also does ne one know how i could connect my ipod to the system w/o buying one of those $100 cord deals?
     
  8. mciahpv

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    I just use one of the little radio transmitters. You can get 'em at Wal-Mart for about $20. Monster Cable also makes a sweet one which powers the iPod at the same time. Got it for free, so I don't know what the retail is.
     

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