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Bose Factory Amplifier Bypass How To

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Playing with my new car I just couldn't get used to this crappy sound that my radio is putting out. After researching, this car was equipped with the Bose system and someone made a poor attempt to bypass it using the splice connectors. the sound sucked to say the very least. So I done it the more factory looking way. Here's how I done it.

-Items needed:

-Wire cutters

-Electrical tape

-Shrink tubing with cigarette lighter

-Soldering gun with solder (optional)

-Patience

After chasing what wires go where, I'm proud to pass on my knowledge to others who want to make their harness look factory. So let's start.

#1. Remove the side panel to gain access to the Amp connector on the passenger side just behind the radio in the foot well.

#2. Once when the connector is in your hand, disconnect it and cut 6 inches off the amp side of the harness.

#3. Remove enough shielding off all of the wires minus the black wire, pink/blue, and gray/black wires. I believe those power the amp up. We don't care about those 3.

#4. Here's the fun part. Join the following wires together:

blue/orange to white/red

orange to light green

red/blue to light blue/black

blue/white to purple/white

green/orange to light blue

green/black to white/orange

yellow/green to brown

red to yellow

#5. You can take the time to solder the wires together or use the the shrink tubing. I just taped them together. But when you're finished, it should look something like this.

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Good luck and have fun!!!!

EDIT: BTW, I used the electrical tape and wrapped up the whole thing so it don't look as messy, here's the final results:

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