Very interested in this!
Thank you so much, @sleepycruiser
For those who have already done this mod - any long term reports on changes to road noise or rattles coming from the rear of the truck?
Thanks @latetotheparty and @zcostilla
This is exactly the issue I'm trying to reconcile!
Crutchfield, undoubtedly an audio specialist, claims it is ok to use a subwoofer with lower impedance (8ohms) with the ML system that originally has a ~12ohm subwoofer. It would appear that many have...
I've got a 02 LX470 with the Mark Levinson system.
After replacing the original subwoofer speaker with an 8ohm Visaton replacement, I still found myself unhappy with the results and wanted to install a sub that could offer a little more opmh.
I went with a 6in Bazooka tube SVC 8ohm unit...
I used the GROM TOYOA1 unit and connected its Aux hook up to an Alexa Auto.
Now I have very clear bluetooth audio in my rig for about $125
I'll add my 2 cents as well - @Beto Cruiser was a total gentleman and did way more than his fair share of the heavy lifting in the install!
Product looks and fits great. Looks very clean installed, and like @aedgington said, was pleasantly surprised at how burly the plate is!
Finally got around to doing this.
Big thanks to both @LostAfrican for the relay wiring diagram and help and @aedgington for selling me his LX last year! Of course thanks to @Odyseuss for starting this thread.
I used @LostAfrican 's relay method and wired it up to a switch that I made using...
Looking at Toyota Parts Direct, it appears to be either
87810-60170 or 87810-60180