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Old 09-19-2010, 05:48 PM
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I have a standard CD package with MP3 input and would like to add the 8 channel kicker amp that I have. I see it requires the CAN bus for its input can this be tapped off the CAN bus going to the stock radio? Has anyone ever bothered to try this. This truck does not have the connectors for the amp prewired into the harness.
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I'm sure someone has done something similar with a RAM that has no amp. I'm wondering if there is a plug in the harness behind the glovebox that is put there for installing an amp. Have you looked?

If there is, all you'd need is a power wire to the amp and a PacAudio C2ACHY harness adapter so the CanBus reads the aftermarket amp.

If there is no harness, I'm sure you could make it work but our audio gurus will have a better answer on how to do this than I will!

Good luck with the upgrade.

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