Yes it is a pain in the ass and time consuming I know I switched mine out but I think it was worth all my hard work because I enjoy music when I'm driving and at 100 mph with the top down, it takes more than the stock head and amp to make me smile and turn heads. I installed a 140-watt sony with 2 Kenwood 5 channel amps and all new speakers up front I went with K2 Power Series 6-1/2" component speaker system and in back I using Morel Maximo Ultra 602 and I'm telling you At 100 mph and top down it is still loud as hell but is crisp and clear.
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