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Has anyone added 3x5 or 4x6 speakers to the saddle bags on a 2016 f6b. Is there a connector under the seat for wiring. Will the factory amp support it. Thanks for any information. Want to give the wife some sound.
 

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Yes, there is a connector under the seat for rear speakers.

I put a set of 4" speakers attached to the grab rails. What I learned in the process is that the front speakers are extremely efficient/loud. It was impossible for me to find some rear speakers that were even close. So, the fader had to be set to about 1/2 way to the rear to hear the rear speakers.

So I added an amp under the seat to boost those rear speakers. I also put some speakers in the cubby because I couldn't hear the rears even with the amp with a helmet on.

Lastly, I put a sub on the luggage rack. Sounds great in the garage, not so much on the highway.

Do a google for "JimmyTee". He put a speaker in his saddlebag and more. He's an expert on this stuff.

Hope that helps ...
 

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Thank you for the pictures. I'm hoping I can maybe mount some in the saddle bags facing up. Saw a kit for the new goldwinds and will love to have them fit
That does look good. It looks a lot like what JimmyTee did. He used some frogskin to keep the water out.

Let us know what you decide on ....
 

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Hey guys just did something similar to my F6B. I utilized the rear factory connector buy purchasing a O2 Sensor from Bosch for a 1994 Geo Tracker and an amp which I mounted in the left bag making sure I still have room in the bag for my full face helmet along with a Hi Low Converter. The signal coming from this plug you must remember is still amplified from the original system. I have Two 8 inchers in a tour pack that the amp power. I turned the converter very low and turned the amp up and used the fade to fade more to the rear than the front and it sound fabulous. I will post pictures once I'm able to bring her out into the daylight. The Tour Pack looks great and the sound from the rear is incredible. (y):cool:
 

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Yes, there is a connector under the seat for rear speakers.
Can you point me to the exact position. I removed the seat and couldn't find the right connector. Is it a 4pin connector?

I put a set of 4" speakers attached to the grab rails. What I learned in the process is that the front speakers are extremely efficient/loud. It was impossible for me to find some rear speakers that were even close. So, the fader had to be set to about 1/2 way to the rear to hear the rear speakers.

So I added an amp under the seat to boost those rear speakers. I also put some speakers in the cubby because I couldn't hear the rears even with the amp with a helmet on.

Lastly, I put a sub on the luggage rack. Sounds great in the garage, not so much on the highway.

Do a google for "JimmyTee". He put a speaker in his saddlebag and more. He's an expert on this stuff.

Hope that helps ...
Yes, there is a connector under the seat for rear speakers.

I put a set of 4" speakers attached to the grab rails. What I learned in the process is that the front speakers are extremely efficient/loud. It was impossible for me to find some rear speakers that were even close. So, the fader had to be set to about 1/2 way to the rear to hear the rear speakers.

So I added an amp under the seat to boost those rear speakers. I also put some speakers in the cubby because I couldn't hear the rears even with the amp with a helmet on.

Lastly, I put a sub on the luggage rack. Sounds great in the garage, not so much on the highway.

Do a google for "JimmyTee". He put a speaker in his saddlebag and more. He's an expert on this stuff.

Hope that helps ...
Yes, there is a connector under the seat for rear speakers.

I put a set of 4" speakers attached to the grab rails. What I learned in the process is that the front speakers are extremely efficient/loud. It was impossible for me to find some rear speakers that were even close. So, the fader had to be set to about 1/2 way to the rear to hear the rear speakers.

So I added an amp under the seat to boost those rear speakers. I also put some speakers in the cubby because I couldn't hear the rears even with the amp with a helmet on.

Lastly, I put a sub on the luggage rack. Sounds great in the garage, not so much on the highway.

Do a google for "JimmyTee". He put a speaker in his saddlebag and more. He's an expert on this stuff.

Hope that helps ...
Can you point me to the exact location? I removed the seat but couldn't find the socket. Is it a 4 pin connector?
 

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I found the socket, thanks. I see that you labelled orange wire as positive, i tested today otherwise. Or i'm not usinfg the multimeter correct
Here is a schematic of that area. Orange is Rear Left Sp+. Hope this helps.
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Thanks 98. That's great help. I'm installing Show Chrome 106 up front. And plan to use the rear speaker signal to power a pair of Polk Audio DB1001. I'll get a amp if that does not work out.
 
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