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first off whats up guys! awesome there is forum for these cool cars just traded in my fully loaded subaru tribeca for on of these! ok to start off i have a 2013 im trying to install an aftermarket sub and amp in this car i have the line out converter and installed all of this previously in my tribeca but heres the thing i dont have a sub in the trunk area factory lik my subaru did to tap into, the closest thing to tap the converter into are the rear door speakers how do i run wires for that? or get into that any help would be great thanks ahead of time
 

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welcome to the forum with your first post.

I can't help you with your problem but it would be a big help if you would fill out your DRIVES profile so that it gives us full details of your Soul with each post and is a big help with problems/questions - thanks

Have you searched in the ICE and communications section as there has been extensive mods done in audio area?
 

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Most of the info you are looking for is in the ICE section, just do a search with common key words and you should eventually find what you are looking for. I myself have started and answered quite a few audio threads.

I wouldn't suggest you run anything off of your rear door speakers, but instead run your converter off of the head unit like most installers do. With the right amp you won't need to use a converter at all.

Some threads to check out.

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/27-ice-communication/12484-jl-slampak-installed.html

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/27-ice-communication/12341-anyone-install-jl-audio-slampak.html

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/16-owners-photo-gallery/12734-soulman76s-shadow-soul.html

http://www.kiasoulforums.com/28-aft...s/13287-basic-stereo-upgrade-suggestions.html
 

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Welcome to the forums & hi from San Francisco Bay! If you do a search of threads there is lots of info on installing all sorts of sound stuff.
 

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Thanks for getting back to me all of ya.... Ive done tons of searching now and have learned alot but heres a question anyone know the colors im looking for on rear speaker to tap into on rear of deck? Or can i just tap into rear door speaker and be safe? Thanks again everyone
 

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If you have no factory sub in your Soul (It would be in the trunk, on the passenger side, real small though), I would recommend wiring it off of one of the rear speakers, and would think of getting that off the wiring from the mood lamp control. That or take it to a car audio specialist, when in doubt.
 

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if i tap into the rear speaker do i just pop the door panel off? and does anyone know the colors of the the speaker wires? which on is which? ive lookin on the kia website and a schematic and cannot figure it out,
 

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Howdy and welcome! :)

Hopefully someone will come alone with the answers you are seeking!
 

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The door is held on by 4 phillips screws in the back(5 for the front doors), 2 on the sides towards the top, one in the door handle, and one in the lock lever basket, both behind the little square flap.

The wiring in my soul for negative was all black, the power wires varied in color, but all my negative wires were black for the front and rear speakers as well as the tweeters.

I still think if you are planning to use a line output conveter, is use one in front by the head unit, do it as a stereo pair for the sub amp, and run the rca wires under the sill plates. It may take a little more effort but overall it'd be worth it.

I'm still not really sure how you plan to tap off of the speaker wires for a sub, without dropping your ohms to low to mess up your head unit, or losing some of your speakers in the process???
 
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