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  1. Door harness pulling 1.7 Amps when engine off

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    My back passenger door electronics stopped working this weekend. None of the buttons work and the interior light does not come on when I open the door. The window does go down an inch when I open the door and back up when I close it. Other than that nothing. The battery also had a...
  2. Factory headunit - 2 Amps?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys, so i just got my first '13 Passat a few weeks back - had a Mazda3 that got totalled out on me...while everything else on the 3 was vehicle specific, i did pull my audio setup. 2 amps, a sub, 0guage power wire and all of my RCA cables. Really hate the factory audio quality of the...
  3. cleaning out the house and garage - Kenwood car audio amps f/s

    Misc for Sale
    Kenwood car audio amps. All (4) of these amps I purchased brand new before year 2000. The KAC-823 amps were used in my car to power the whole system front and rear doors with no subs. I then added the KAC-927's. One of the KAC-927amps was used to drive all the tweeters, the second KAC-927 was...
  4. FS: Kicker ZR-120 Amps with SWX module

    Misc for Sale
    I have two Kicker ZR-120 amps that will drive 12" or larger subwoofers. These are the kind of amps that make your system thump for two blocks away people can hear you coming up the street. These are "old school" amps that hit hard and have the SWX module for extra bass. $200 firm (shipping...
  5. Consolidating amps.

    Mobile Electronics
    Here's a weird one. I have three amplifiers (my entire stereo system is aftermarket at this point), and after noticing how small the actual circuit boards were compared to the casing, I started toying with the idea of fitting the boards for my two main amplifiers and sub amplifier into a...
  6. Fuse #14 is drawing 1.3 amps while Car is off, doors closed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently replaces the Door Lock on the Driver door as it was not signaling the car that the door was open. After my Battery dying several times and replacing it I've narrowed down the issue to a power draw on fuse 14, which looks like windows and doors. I have not had a chance to take the...
  7. two different amps

    Mobile Electronics
    hello, im fairly new with wiring amps an such and i have two different amps, kenwood kac 5204 350w and a dual xpa4100 600w amp an want to know if a can run both to my two 10" kenwood subs? TIA
  8. Needed cranking amps to start the V6 2.8? not another battery thread!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Not another battery thread! Promise......... The reason I am asking, I have been chasing the hesitant to start issue like many others. Done the fuel filter, CTS, 3 bottles Techron, plugs look great (new to car, unknown when replaced), had the battery checked and the parts guy said it was good...
  9. Problems with Two Amps

    Mobile Electronics
    So im running a Jl e6450 amp to power four of my speakers in the doors, and a rockford fosgate t500-1 to power a 12" rockford fosgate sub. Everything has been working well for 6 months. Now randomly the front speakers went out, I thought the wire had shorted after trying many different...
  10. FREE alpine and FREE amps

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    EDITED:::: these came with my e36 bmw vert that i just brought and was laying in the trunk FREE old alpine cva 1000 brain (KEEPING THE HARNESS) and 2 FREE old factory car amps (NO WIRES)ford chrysler old pyramid 150x4 brigable just tested and works $40 FREE old precision power 100w...
  11. 12" Subwoofer, Focal 165KF Separates, Rockford Fosgate Amps

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    Pioneer Premier Bi-Flat 12" Subwoofer TS-SW1201S4 Sub has SOLD Focal 165FK 6.5" Separates (Kevlar) These retailed for $700, and are a steal at less than $300. These are like new, less than 3 months use on them before I sold the car. If you don't know anything about these, do a search for...
  12. How much does a B5 draw from the battery? (amps)

    B5 Garage
    I have a battery drain and Ive narrowed it down mostly to fuse 37 (radio and phone) with a bit more draw from 14 and 15 (windows, door locks, and something else). How much is the passat supposed to draw while locked with all doors closed? Right now my passat (with the fuses) draws about .07...
  13. F.S. Old School Rockford Fosgate Amps

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    I have 3 old school Rockford Fosgate amps that I've decided to part with. I have a Punch 45, a Punch 75 and a Punch 150. The three of them combined would make for a killer system, just have decided to go another route for the new year. I purchased them from a member on here over a year ago and...
  14. FS: JBL Amps and Speakers

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    First off, a pair of 6 1/2" JBL Speakers Model Number GT6.0C $50 Shipped JBL 4 Channel Amp, model GTQ 190 $100 (Free Shipping anywhere in the US) Specifications: No. of Channels 4 Channels Bridgeable Power Output 40Watts RMS per channel, 190Watts RMS Bridged 4 ohms Load 4 and 2 ohms THD...
  15. Need Help With Subs And Amps

    Mobile Electronics
    ok so i need some help with this. heres my problem, i have 2 kicker comps subs, 150rms and 300 max. i have no clue what type of amp to get for it. should i go by rms or max? bridge them and get a mono amp. or a 4 channel and use 2 channels. i found a good amp thats 300watts rms x2 channels but...
  16. install subs amps in monsoon

    Mobile Electronics
    just checkin before i try to DIY split the wires from the output of the stock monsoon amp put those to the line output converter? then those wires go to the after market amp then that goes to the sub box? ive looked this up so many times its just i wanna check before i actually do it, idk if...
  17. Alternator AMPS

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I need help on how to determine how many AMPS does my alternator have. I currently have 2001.5 V6 GLX I gave my vin # to two dealers and both said The only way to find out is to remove the old one first. I have done the following to verify if my alternator is working or not… - I took...
  18. Decent Amps

    Mobile Electronics
    is additional 200 watts amps good enough to make distortion when volume is in max? I have 8" bazooka by the way and so far it does everything good whatever song I throw to it. It is a little embarrassing whenever distortion kicks in especially when friends are around.
  19. Question about amps and such.

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys, Quality Sound , jay anyone who could answer this I did use the search.. Ok I have a 2005 B5.5 i have the monsoon amp, silly enough couldnt find out the specs on it, its fastened to the top right of the trunk bay , seems kinda large anyone know the wattage or channel ? is it a mono 2...
  20. Stupid Audio Question of the Day: Amps, speakers and ohms...

    Mobile Electronics
    Let's say I have these things laying about... Amp, 200watts/4ohm, 80hz LP 8ohm sub 4ohm tweeter crossover from old component set, for the sake of argument let's say it crosses at 400hz, just guessing The 200w amp into the 8ohm sub would produce 100w... What would happen if I wired the sub...
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