Factory stereo amp location

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  1. mojowrkn

    mojowrkn New Member

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    Can anyone tell me where the factory stereo amp is located. I do not have the MACH 460 system, just the so called premium system: am/fm/cassette with seperate cd player. I am replacing the head unit and want to bypass the factory amp.

    Thanks
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    I did not do my stereo installation, but I did ask the people who did it what all was involved. They told me that it was a PITA because the stock amp is located behind the reciever in the dash. BTW, I also have the "premium" system, not Mach 460.
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    The amp is in the same location as the Mach 460: below the stereo and the cd player (or storage box if you don't have a factory cd player). Remove the CD player/storage box, and you'll see a silver metal box with fins on the sides. That's the amp.
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    mojowrkn New Member

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    As always, you guys rock! What we would do with those who have "been there, done that"?
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    That's interesting. I have the Mach 460 and have 2 amps in the trunk on the underside of the rear speakers.
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    You also have the Mach 460-specific main amp in the same location. That amp runs the 4 tweeters, and has a pre-out that runs to the rear speaker tray amps. Those amps run the larger speakers; the left runs the two on the left, the right runs the two right speakers.

    I've got one Mustang with a factory-installed Mach 460, and installed a Mach 460 into a GT with Premium sound. Trust me, the amp is there. :)
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    95cobradude Banned

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    i just got rid of all that cheezy ford crap, it weighs a ton and takes up 2 much room. the big black box in the decklid in the trunk weighs like 25 lbs.

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