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04 Ram QC I dont have the Infinity system but i want to install speakers into the dash. If I can find the power wire for the factory amp can i use that? Or is there another alternative for power near the glove box thats not detrimental to something? It is not a good idea to run 4 speakers of 2 channels from the radio right? It is a small amp 20W X 2 that i am going to use just to run the dash speakers. i didnt want to run another wire for this amp I already have one. Or any suggestions greatly appreciated.
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The factory wires are not meant for this, so do not take short cuts.......its better to do it the correct way now than to have to do it later.....So

run a 8 guage power wire from the battery, fuse this wire no farther away from the battery than 18 inches (fuse the same size as one in amp).

8 guage ground to bare metal, scrape off the paint and use a bolt and washer (sheet metal screw is not a good connection)

remote turn on lead will have to be to a switched power connection (one that turns off when the key is removed), or from power through a switch......the amp has to be turned off when you leave the vehicle or the battery will be dead when you get back............ 16 guage is ok for the remote lead.
 

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So I have to use an amp to hook these speakers up there is no other way to wire them from the deck?
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no....the deck will not handle the load the extra speakers will place on it....
 

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Thanks for the help.
 
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