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I have a 17 ST with the ST2 package. It has the ten speaker Sony system with sub woofer....it just doesn't hit hard enough for my liking.

I was wondering if there is an easy way to add an additional amp and sub without removing the stock system or changing too many wires.

Idealibg I'd like to add a similar sub and amp to the other side and hook it right into the existing system

Any ideas????
 

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There is a better amp from the escape thats a direct fit for ST, there is a thread on this forum that list the model number.

I installed it and upgraded the front speakers.. Gives the OEM system a little more punch without to much $$$
 

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There is a better amp from the escape thats a direct fit for ST, there is a thread on this forum that list the model number.

I installed it and upgraded the front speakers.. Gives the OEM system a little more punch without to much $$$

Does it work with a 2014??
 

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Does it work with a 2014??
Yes I have a 2014. Got it from a member on this forum. You can get them on EBay. I can take a picture of it when I get back home on Thursday


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Yes I have a 2014. Got it from a member on this forum. You can get them on EBay. I can take a picture of it when I get back home on Thursday


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Cool...........will look for that pic.
 
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Cool...........will look for that pic.
Here you go. Now this will give a little more punch to the stock system. Obviously going full aftermarket will give a huge improvement over stock. But for the most part I'm happy






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Here you go. Now this will give a little more punch to the stock system. Obviously going full aftermarket will give a huge improvement over stock. But for the most part I'm happy






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Mind if I ask where you got this?
 

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Here you go. Now this will give a little more punch to the stock system. Obviously going full aftermarket will give a huge improvement over stock. But for the most part I'm happy






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On this forum. You can also find them on EBay it's from an explorer or escape can't remember. I will check my PM's to see if I can find more info


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On this forum. You can also find them on EBay it's from an explorer or escape can't remember. I will check my PM's to see if I can find more info


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cool stuff.........is it plug and play? Also.....its a must to do a solid upgrade on the door speakers in front, right? Whats a real good front speaker?
 

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i got these for the front.

https://www.crutchfield.com/p_108P6500CS/Infinity-Primus-PR6500cs.html?tp=106

There was another thread going around that recommended them, they sound good.

This was a budget upgrade, good enough for me for now, as I got older the music got lower
I wish I know about how crossovers and stuff like that works. I see that little box and I'm like yup not familiar with it wouldn't buy it. Being an IT I need to try to get familiar with audio stuff more so I don't feel like I'm so incompetent lol
 

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Yeah I got a little confused with the boxes for the speakers. But I said F**k it. Crutchfeild Is good with tech service. They will answer any questions. And there install kit covers everything


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crossovers are simple and easy


IN = input = connect to speaker wire coming out of door

WF = woofer = run wires from here to the new woofer

TW = Tweeter = run wire from here to new tweeter


or you can just buy a speaker system that has a more integrated crossover, like alpine Type S/R speakers. the LPF coils are attached directly to the woofers, and the HPF capacitors are in a smaller box/chunk of shrink wrap that is inline of the wire that goes from the woofer to the tweeter
 

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? for you audio guys........so I find a used amp on line but the wires have been cut just before the harness........leaving about 1/2" of wire. Is this sufficient enough length of wire to do connections with so it all works??
 

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OK........so.........purchased the AA Ford amp from a Taurus and had it installed. While I was at it, I had the place install a set of MTW component speakers in the front. They weren't cheap.

So now clearly I have a lot more volume BUT, damn if the highs aren't tinny at high volume and they are tinny in the front speakers!! WTF??!! Not crisp.........its like the upper mid notes and voices and cymbals hang on in the mix. BUT at the same time, the new front speakers do seem to have a lot more depth and provide nice lower end notes. When I screw around with the equalizer, on the treble and mids, don't seem to have the control I had with the stock set-up when turning the settings down.

Anyway..............not happy........on some recordings it works nice but seems on most of the CD stuff, the highs are irritating at anything over 3/4 volume sucks.......I tried fading to the back but then I lose some clarity.

Any idea's for a fix?
 
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