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ok I am going to try and explain this the best I can.
I have a 09 ram sport with the premium alpine system. I just put in the Kenwood dnx9980HD nav system. It has a dolby digital surround sound set up and control and EQ the center speaker, front speakers, rear speakers and subs all separately.

For now I am not adding an additional amp, I am going to use the factory amp. I am just trying to figure out how I can tap into the center speaker and sub directly from my radio so that I can control them. Right now I only have the rear output coming from my radio which I assume is going to the amp and then redirecting it to all the speakers.
I have been searching and searching for a wiring diagram that will show me where the wires are. I found the sticky on this sight showing the amp diagram. I just wasn't sure what was input and what was output and I didn't know if the center and sub wires were in one of the harnesses at the radio location instead of just the amp so that it would be easier to hook up. any help at all would be great thanks
 

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Your radio can't control the sub and amp properly as it gets its commands from the canbus. You should have your front outputs connected to the front and rear speakers to get the sub and amp to work without fading capability but at least it works. You have a C2R-CHY4 installed right?
 

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Yeah I have the C2R-CHY4 installed. After doing some research I think I am just going to have 3 amps put in. One for my sub, one for the dash, door, and roof speakers and then a small amp for the center speaker. That seems to be the only way to use the full ability of the kenwood being about to control and EQ everything separately, including the surround sound feature.

My main issue is if I get the bass turned up to where the sub sounds good, then the rest of the speakers can not take much volume without distorting. That is my main reason for wanting to be able to EQ everything like it should
 
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