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      03-28-2016, 01:57 AM   #1
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Hi everyone. I am planning to upgrade my hi-fi audio system/13 speakers. (US version)

Things i'd like to install:
JL xd700/5
morel hybrid 402 component - front doors
polk db401 coaxial - rear doors. Rear shelf speakers - delete.
sws-8x subs.
I'd like to avoid spending money on a sound processor.

I found some speaker adapters specifically for F30 , $37 a pair (a bit pricey, but i can't find alternatives)
I found out that technic has a harness , but i see only 4 rca's on it, how can i do the input for the subwoofer on amp? Will the technic harness provide good voltage for the JL amp? Is the technic harness for both input and output?
Also what are your thoughts on the JL xd700/5 vs alpine mrx-v70(accepts low voltage input feed). My budget is tight and it would be great to save some money.
Will the amplifier in the trunk be removable without any issues(coding?)
Is the sws-8x + R8SWS adapters installation the same as with e90?

Please advice!
thanks for your time.

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Hi everyone. I am planning to upgrade my hi-fi audio system/13 speakers. (US version)

Things i'd like to install:
JL xd700/5
morel hybrid 402 component - front doors
polk db401 coaxial - rear doors. Rear shelf speakers - delete.
sws-8x subs.
I'd like to avoid spending money on a sound processor.

I found some speaker adapters specifically for F30 , $37 a pair (a bit pricey, but i can't find alternatives)
I found out that technic has a harness , but i see only 4 rca's on it, how can i do the input for the subwoofer on amp? Will the technic harness provide good voltage for the JL amp? Is the technic harness for both input and output?
Also what are your thoughts on the JL xd700/5 vs alpine mrx-v70(accepts low voltage input feed). My budget is tight and it would be great to save some money.
Will the amplifier in the trunk be removable without any issues(coding?)
Is the sws-8x + R8SWS adapters installation the same as with e90?

Please advice!
thanks for your time.
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I changed my mind about it because i found out the output from radio is heavily eq-ed so an amp alone wasn't a good option, i like a flat non-colored sound and both a good amp and dsp would have been too pricey.
So i bought the Bimmertech PP82DSP plug and play. I like the idea of taking it out easily when i sell the car
I usually have spent ~$2000 (minus ~$1000 sold oem) on my previous audio upgrades and had to leave all of it in the car when sold.

So far i went with:
Bimmertech PP82DSP - $600(used)
1 pair of Morel Virtus 402 - $290
2 x sws-8xi + adapters - $220
custom speaker adapters - $37
gtmat 80mil 10sqft - $22
$1169 total.

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I changed my mind about it because i found out the output from radio is heavily eq-ed so an amp alone wasn't a good option, i like a flat non-colored sound and both a good amp and dsp would have been too pricey.
So i bought the Bimmertech PP82DSP plug and play. I like the idea of taking it out easily when i sell the car
I usually have spent ~$2000 (minus ~$1000 sold oem) on my previous audio upgrades and had to leave all of it in the car when sold.

So far i went with:
Bimmertech PP82DSP - $600(used)
1 pair of Morel Virtus 402 - $290
2 x sws-8xi + adapters - $220
custom speaker adapters - $37
gtmat 80mil 10sqft - $22
$1169 total.
What are the adapters that you're referencing with the SWS-8xi subs?
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