Automotive Forums .com - the leading automotive community online! Automotive Forums .com - the leading automotive community online!
Automotive Forums .com - the leading automotive community online! 
-
Latest | 0 Rplys
Go Back   Automotive Forums .com Car Chat > Car Audio
Car Audio Do you live in your car? Then you need to be able to listen to some high-quality music.
Reply Show Printable Version Show Printable Version | Email this Page Email this Page | Subscription Subscribe to this Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-07-2004, 09:23 PM   #1
00GTP
AF Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Lake Villa, Illinois
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to 00GTP
2000 Grand Prix Bose Upgrade

Hello. I just joined due to postings about Bose. I have a 2000 GTP with the Bose system. I, too, want more control over the sound quality without disrupting the Bose circuitry. Does anyone know what would happen if I installed an aftermarket equalizer in the armrest? Would I still keep the Bose circuitry but get the control I want? My other idea was to get a Monsoon HU or a different HU with an equalizer. But my understanding is that I'll lose the Bose circuitry. Or should I just start replacing everything little by little.

I like the way it sounds right now, but on the highway, I do wish it was louder...and more bass at high levels would be nice too. Any suggestions?

Thanks

Ted from the Chicago area.
00GTP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2004, 09:44 PM   #2
sr20de4evr
AF Enthusiast
 
sr20de4evr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: San Antonio, TX, Texas
Posts: 3,100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Re: 2000 Grand Prix Bose Upgrade

bose circuitry?
what exactly is this bose circuitry that you speak of?


honestly I would be itching to ditch everything Bose and replace it all, I've never heard anything made by Bose that even sounded remotely decent...they're all hype and name, the products are actually some of the worst on the market (speaking of both home and car).

Anyway, no you can't add an EQ to your stock system without at least getting an external amp and new speakers. And there's a 99% chance that you won't be able to swap in a different headunit (OEM or aftermarket) and still have everything work, just by nature of how the Bose systems are set up. You'll most likely have to ditch everything and replace it all at once unfortunately. There are a few cars where the Bose system can be changed and not replaced entirely (new speakers, amp/sub, etc), but in no case will you be able to add an EQ alone and still have it work.
__________________
'01 Black Sentra SE
Weapon-R intake, HS header, HKS catback, ES motor mounts, B&M short shifter, Tein coilovers
Alpine 9835, Adire Koda 6.1, Adire Brahma 15, Arc 2100cxl, Linear Power 2.2hv, Cadence ZRS-8

'05 Silver WRX STi
Injen SES Downpipe, HKS Carbon-Ti catback, Cobb Stage 2 Tune, TiC Super Shifter, TiC Klunk Killer, Tein springs, Nitto NT555R Drag Radials
sr20de4evr is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

POST REPLY TO THIS THREAD


Bookmarks
Go Back   Automotive Forums .com Car Chat > Car Audio

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:17 PM.

Community Participation Guidelines | How to use your User Control Panel

Powered by: vBulletin | Copyright Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
 
 
no new posts