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I'm planning speaker level install for a sub and while looking at the rear deck to plan the wire runs, I noticed that I have tweeters back there. Since I don't feel I need them back there I'd like to simply use the connectors for the sub. Has anyone sized up the harness on them? Would something like this work? https://www.amazon.com/Metra-72-7400-Speaker-Connector-Vehicles/dp/B0002BEQX4
 

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Hmm... I think something like that should work for installing the line converter, but do you really need it ? You could just splice into them can't you ?
 

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Hmm... I think something like that should work for installing the line converter, but do you really need it ? You could just splice into them can't you ?
I totally could and I bought some PosiTaps to do just that. But when I saw that I had tweeters already spliced into the factory harness, I thought I could avoid modifying the wire and just plugging in. This way, if I sell the car, I just plug the tweeters back in and it was like the sub was never there.
 

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Bob, I would recommend not using the positap connectors. The Civic doesn't vibrate like a motorcycle, but I learned that soldering is much more solid and reliable than those things with the teeth that penetrate the insulation. YMMV.
 

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Bob, I would recommend not using the positap connectors. The Civic doesn't vibrate like a motorcycle, but I learned that soldering is much more solid and reliable than those things with the teeth that penetrate the insulation. YMMV.
I've used the PosiCaps in many installs with great success and when I saw these I was excited to skip the splicing on these tiny wires while contorting my body in the trunk of the car. Lol. I think I'll give them a try and if they come loose, I can take another look. It's a personal install, so I'm not worried about having to troubleshoot a bit.
 

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I've had some good experiences with them as well. I think for something like this considering they won't really move around at all, you should be okay. But soldering is obviously the best method - solder, and heat shrink
 
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