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Old 05-28-2011, 10:30 PM   #11
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Wire to the slide motor will probably be 12 gauge, BUT IT WILL only be 12 volts when the motor is running, in other words, when you are running the slide in or out. It also reverses polarity to reverse the slide motor. The only constant HEAVY gauge wire will be from the battery to the convertor.

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Old 05-29-2011, 05:33 AM   #12
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Hey folks, new to the forum and brand new to a 2012 Forest River Salem travel trailer. My first trailer. I am a car modder and do all sorts of crazy cool stuff to cars such as stereos, video, HID's and leds and I already replaced my Concertone ZX75 unit with a pioneer AVIC-3200DVD unit, replaced all the internal 6 inch speakers to Kicker 2 way speakers and replaced the outside 5 inch speaker with polk 2 way marine speakers. Problem is now, THERE IS NO BASS!!!! Was thinkin I would stick a powered marine bazooka tube under the trailer right before the wheels and can run a power cable straight from the battery and use the X10 wireless audio/video sender and receiver and make it so I can have it sent a wireless signal to the bazooka tube on the outsdie. Now for the inside I was wondering, Is there a constant heavy gauge wire that goes under the couch in the slide out? I was thinking about putting this MTX dual 10's behind the couch but it needs a 12V constant to a decent gauge wire, say 10 gauge. Any input would help bc I dont want to start drilling holes and making damage that cant be fixed.
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Old 05-30-2011, 12:00 PM   #13
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I have been looking for a way to add bass too but haven't found a practical way to add a 12 volt sub. I like the Polk wireless, what are the dimensions? How does the transmitter wire in?
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Old 06-03-2011, 02:40 PM   #14
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So, what I did was, bought a 12 inch bazooka tube, bulled out the drawr under the dining area and took it apart and screwed the drawr plate back in from behind to make it look the same from the front and stuck the bazooka tube under the seat, and screwed the 800Watt 4 channel amp to the wheel hump under the seat. Drilled 3 holes 2 the same size as a 4 gauge wire for the positive and negative and a smaller hole for a 12 gauge speaker wire. Sealed them up with silicone sealer and closed the hole in the bottom with glue and duct tape. Grounded the negative cable to the metal, ran the 4 gauge power cable to the positive terminal of the battery including an in line fuze. I ran the speaker wire to the front of the trailer where I put a 12 inch sub in the box in the front storage compartment. Now for the audio input, i ran a 4 rca cable from my pioneer deck down to the amp. Since I am powering the outside speakers from the rear channels of the deck i hooked up the channels on the amp from the rear for the outside and from the fronts to the inside and now I have one amp powering 2 subs that doesnt take much power and produces sweet sound. I will take pics in a few days when I get back into town.
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Great!! Now wer'e gonna hear BOOM BOOM BOOM while camping in the nice quiet campgrounds as well!
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Great!! Now wer'e gonna hear BOOM BOOM BOOM while camping in the nice quiet campgrounds as well!

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