Sorry, but no professional installer would mount an amplifier with zip ties.I have that exact amplifier although it was professionally installed run them to your four door speakers do not disconnect the dash speakers if you do the radio will not work it sounds fantastic I put in Alpine R - S69 speakers in all four doors and the KTU 445 power pack which is mounted right behind the stereo with zip ties it sounds so good I cannot believe it
I asked them NOT TO SHOOT SCREWS into my instrument panel I ask them just a zip tie it secure no reason to blast holes into my carSorry, but no professional installer would mount an amplifier with zip ties.
Hey Scooter,As I mentioned, I have installed the Kicker speaker kit for the 6 speaker base 7" screen system. While they do sound better than the OEM speakers the sound quality still suffered as the front stage was WAY louder than the rear and highs were ear piercing. I had to lower the highs and mids on the EQ as well as fade to the rear. I know the sound out of a speaker is only as good as the supply source. Installing just the Alpine Power Pack did not work.
After some research I have decided to have a AudioControl LC7i LOC installed with accompanying 22 ohm 10 watt resistors as per AudioControls recommendation. The OEM head unit needs to resistors to be able to "see" the speakers or it will not send any audio signals out from the head unit. This all will be done 8/24/2019.
The six-speaker system has two dash speakers: 3.5". The center will not have any speaker unless it's the nine-speaker setup. The door speakers are 6x9".There are 3 dash speakers correct? What are the sizes? I upgrade my 6 speaker systems with alpines. Do the small speakers go in the door or dash?
The doors did not require modifications even while using RetroMat liners. The dash did require that I cut 2-5/8" holes and added aftermarket grills on top. I also cut 3-1/2" holes in the doors as well and can really hear a much cleaner sound now. If done right - and it's not difficult - they look pretty good. I went with all Rockford Fosgate and the 3.5" speakers are just slightly taller.Did the existing speaker grills fit on the dash speakers and the door speakers without any modifications?
I suspect that you are asking more of those speakers than they can provide. I have that amplifier installed, but I have the gain set at about 1/4, but the RF speakers can handle more wattage. I have the EQ set at full low frequency, midway at the mid and full at the treble and it sounds good.Just installed the Mopar Kicker speakers in a 2019 with the base 6 speaker system. While they generally sound better at lower volume levels the highs get rather harsh as you turn the volume up. I played with both the EQ and loudness. I've had to turn the mids all the way down and the highs almost all the way down.
I will be having an Alpine KTU455U Power Pack professionally installed on Aug 17th. I'm not sure if this will make the issue better or worse............