EFX PA8BX Wiring Kit
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Pros: It was great
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The PA8BX wiring kit from EFX will supply your car amplifier with the wiring necessary for receiving its signal and powering up. The 8-gauge power and ground cables ensure that your amp gets all the power it needs to play music at its full potential. The ground cable features EFX's Ultimate Ground Terminal, which attaches to your vehicle's chassis by way of 2 self-tapping screws (included) to make sure you get a tight physical and electrically secure ground connection.
This wiring kit works with amplifiers with between about 250 to 450 watts RMS of total output power. Please check your amplifier's installation instructions to confirm the proper size wire to use. The kit includes a stereo RCA patch cable, remote turn-on lead, in-line fuseholder, fuse, and an assortment of connectors and hardware to help with your amp's installation.
This wiring kit does not include speaker wires. You will need to purchase those separately, in order to complete your amplifier installation. This kit includes patch cables for a 2-channel or mono amp — you'll need to add cables for multi-channel amps.
Thing works great
Andrew, Atlanta, GA
Average Customer Review(s):
Thing works great
Pros: It was great
Having this kit made installing my amp and subwoofers SO much easier! Everything worked as expected, the kit didn't come with a bunch of stuff that I didn't need, and the system in my car has been thumping happily ever since.
Pros: Very easy to figure out where each wire/connector went.
It was everything that I needed
Everything included took me an hour to wire up 2 subs
Pros: quality price
Pros: took me 30 mins to install 2 subs
Great kit. Has everything you need
Great amplifier kit. Has everything you need to install your amp.
Pros: Has everything you need.
This was almost perfect...The grounding wire is just too short IMO. It's long enough for one installation position, but if you want to be able to move the subwoofer around, you really need a much longer grounding cable. I had to go buy a new wire as a result. Also. the wire shroud that is used to package up all the wires into a single "harness" was woefully too small in diameter to be useful for anything. I'm really not sure what Crutchefield was thinking this could/would be used for. Normally they have everything thought out clearly. I'm not sure about this one...One more thing...the blue wire that connects to the battery was too short on the front side closest to the battery and the fuse. As a result, I had to extent that section. The wire only allowed about 14" from the battery to the fuse and that was way too short for me to work with. I know every car is different, so its hard to knock Crutchfield too much about this. Considering this company is a complete and total 10 out of 10, I'll let them slide on this one ;-)
Pros: Very nice quality wiring and components
Everything needed was actually included!! This hasn't happened before with other companies. The customer service is phenomenal
Great kit! All you need is included!
Bought a 4 channel amp and the wiring kit only contained a 2 channel patch cable. Not sure why??
Pros: Good quality wire.
Cons: Didn't match product purchased.
Overall it's a good kit, the RCA jacks on the patch cord are cheap and easily broken. The center conductor is plastic with a metal jacket over it. Not like the good O'l days when the center conductor was all metal. Avoid any accidental side pressure on the RCA jacks or they will break off. The fuse block and the power cable seems to be well made.
Cons: Cheap RCA patch cables. Poor marking or no color coding...
great overall kit
Pros: Everything check out
Great kit and a must for amp install just follow the instructions and your done
Pros: Easy hookup
Great accessories to have, can't do a thing without this accessorie. Worth the money.
Very high quality amp wiring kit. Everything I needed to install my amp
Nice kit. Easy to install. Only has one pair of coax cables so I had to order a separate pair for my 4 channel installation.
actually a complete install kit didn't have to go purchase additional items
Pros: open and go
Solid kit. Good instructions. Only complaint I had was the wire loom - was kind of thin and flimsy. I may have been the texture of the power wire but I found it a bit difficult / annoying getting the loom around the wire.
Pros: Quality kit
Cons: Wire loom seemed too thin
In the past, I have gathered all of the bits and pieces together to install car audio by myself. This time, on a whim, I pushed the button to have this kit delivered to me. Holy cow. Can it be any easier? I submit that it cannot. Heavy power cable, fuse, weathertight cover, stays, RCA cords, and the amp control lead in a box. And it cost less than gathering stuff myself. Lesson learned.
Pros: Everything you need in a box. 'Nuff said.
Cons: It was very hot and humid when we installed it, and the garage was stuffy. Really. That's the only con I can come up with.....it's a great kit!
Neat little kit, had everything i needed for a 300w bass package installed into my ford explorer.
Cons: price i guess? wasnt expecting a wiring kit to cost so much but this was the cheapest one and it works.
Good quality and complete kit for under $50
Pros: Everything that was possibly needed
Cons: They make better products but they cost much more
Eyelet for the positive terminal was paper thin. Pretty much tore it in half just bending it minimally to manipulate it for the install. Ground ring terminal also paper thin.
Cons: Ring terminals very thin and cheap. I'll probably need to chop them off at some point and replace them.
Much better than the extension cords I was going to use
Pros: Kit had everything that was needed and looks to be high quality
I would have given a 5 if it had enough wires for my 4 channel amp. This kit came up as everything needed for my Jensen 4-channel amp, but when it came I still had to get another set of RCA cables. I wanted them to match the kit so I had to pay another 17 bucks and have them shipped. Other than the miss-cue it is still a great kit for the money. you would not be able to recreate this kit with over the counter product with-out spending twice as much. All the provided wires were top quality. Great kit, but do not it only has two rca cables suitable for a two channel installation. there is a separate listing for the exact same cable that is included in the kit, still less than you would pay at the local store.
Pros: good quality power matched everything you will need ample lengths to get anywere
Cons: if matched to a 4-channel amplifier, should have 4 rca cables not two.
Perfect price performance and fit. Very good quality cables and housing for fuse. Working great
Pros: Price Performance Fit Materials
Seemless installation in about an hour. Contained everything needed.
Pros: Works as advertised.
Thanks for your help in this selection. The kit works great.
Pros: Just what you need. Makes the install very easy. By having all the pieces together. Thank you again.
everything you need is in this kit. very well priced, good quality
I've used this brand on every install and have never had a problem, strongly recommend. Also discounted when you purchase the sub at Crutchfield
I'm pleased with this kit for the money. A friend of mine and I used it to hook up my kenwood amp and sub and it sounds great. It does not come with stereo wire which isn't a big deal but for some reason I thought it did. Everything was pretty straight forward and easy to install.
Pros: -easy install - good kit for the price - good sound
Cons: - no stereo wire
makes for easy installation
It was very easy to set up and run to the amp. The wires were not excessively big and it had everything in the kit.
Pros: Very compleat kit, easy to assemble, and as always, great customer service by crutchfield
Cons: Short ground wire, if u use a single bolt, you do have to cut it and put a new end on
well the wires were fine but the funky fuse and holder not!. fuse broke just trying to put in holder. couldn't find one at auto store. weird lookin thing. bought a different fuse holder all is good
Pros: comes with all u need
Cons: fuse holder not good
This hit had everything I needed to install my new powered sub. Even had a few pieces I didn't end up needing
Pros: Had everything I needed
Cons: Didn't install itself. Seriously, this kit is great, nothing wrong with it
Perfect kit for my 1st ever install. It comes with one set of RCA cable so you may need to purchase an additional pair. I was able to buy the exact same make and length through Crutchfield. My amp is powered and grounded perfectly, I do not have any additional noises due to improper wiring. The RCA cables are sending a clear signal to the AMP. I would recommend this kit if your amp instructions require an 8 gauge wire. The only additional item I needed was a rubber gromit where the power cord comes though the fire wall.
Pros: High quality wires and cable.
Cons: The flex looming was difficult to use but not impossible. I found that as I tried to place the power cord in the looming, the looming deformed easily. I feel like the looming could be more robust.
Made the installation of the amp so much easier, Plenty of length on all the wiring
Pros: Just what I needed for an easy install of the amp!
I was hesitant in purchasing this wiring kit because of some of the reviews but Crutchfield agent said it was a good kit. I gave it a 4 star rating only because you have to install the fuse yourself. In my case I had put it away and couldn't find it until today so I had to wait to test my unit. It's just as good as the Fosgate wiring kit I got earlier and cheaper. They even provide the terminals to hook up the large wire to a smaller terminal, plus a wiring loom and this kit provided the RCA patch cables. I would recommend this wiring kit as long as you have some mechanical knowledge for installing the fuse. Other than that, it's an awesome kit!
Pros: Just as good as the more expensive wiring kits. Supplied everything to install.
Cons: You have to install the fuse yourself!
It's a nice wiring kit for an amp.
Pros: It has good quality components
Cons: none that I can think of
Regretfully I did not open the box before a Sunday night install or I would have returned this kit, but as the install was scheduled and imperative I made it work. The most poorly designed fuse holder ever, every zip tie in the package was broken, the ground terminal was some kind of two hole thing with self tapping screws instead of a normal ring terminal, the split loom tubing was paper thin and barely usable, and it came with a mere 18 inches of ground cable. And no way was there 17ft of power cable! I could see paying $15 dollars less on the kit but certainly not the price I paid. Definitely steer clear of this kit for a trunk/cargo area install
Cons: The review says it all
Pros: As advertised, quality product
Cons: Need better instructions for certain vehicles
Your basic installation kit, except it only came with a foot of grounding wire. Which might be fine for amateur installs that don't care about hiding wires.
Cons: Grounding wire included is way too short
Easy to use. Low rating because main wire off battery was supposed to be 17 foot long and was 12.5 feet. Obviously already cut. Had to move amp after already installed. Wasn't happy.
This kit was recommended by David on a chat when I gave him the details of my head unit, amp, and subs. The wiring kit appears to be very high quality with copper wiring instead of aluminum. The kit contained everything I needed to wire my amp and subs to the head unit. The ground wire is somewhat short and limits where the amp can be but that is a minor concern for me based on my vehicle and where I initially wanted the amp.
Pros: High quality wiring. Everything needed to wire up and amp and subs to an aftermarket head unit is there.
Cons: Ground wire is somewhat short but proper planning for the amp location should not make this an issue.
This kit had everything I needed to get my amp hooked up and running. The fuse block is nice. And worked perfect.
Pros: Everything you need for the amp.
Cons: Ground cable could be a few inches longer.
This EFX PA8BX WIRING KIT looks really small when i received it but what a great job it has done with my JL AUDIO Subwoofer the bass note's are right there and very full and very low. Wiring kits can make or break you subwoofer and this one is great, no problem's at all.
Pros: every thing
Cons: so far none that i can see.
This may seem pricey for just amp wiring, but it turns out individual components (particularly RCA cables) can be quite expensive. This kit makes it so much easier than hunting down everything you need. The wires look to be appropriate sizes to handle moderately powered amps. The one drawback is that I had to separately purchase a second RCA cable for my 4-channel amp.
Pros: Has just about everything you will need
Cons: Wish there were a separate kit particularly for 4-channel amps
This product was need and I got it at the best price. It was recommended by Cructchfield's expert Zac.. Thank you Love my purchase.
Easy installation and great sound quality
A must for easy installation
This kit has everything you need. Quality wise it is better than what is sold elsewhere.
Pros: Essentials for installing an amplifier. If you installing one amplifier. If installing more than one then this is not for you. Quality is better than what is sold elsewhere.
EFX PA8BX Wiring Kit is high quality, complete with nice connectors. Packaged nicely backed with warranty, lifetime tech support and flawless customer service as always with Crutchfield!! arrives at your doorstep promptly and on time. I have used many different name brand kits in the past. this is just as nice if not nicer in comparison. Pricing is what tips the hat to this kit. Same kits in different gauging are also offered depending on needs and I would give them the same review. Very Satisfied!!
Pros: Pricing, quality, speedy standard delivery (2-3days usually) for me
Cons: None to highlight. Maybe if your creating a custom amp rack and look on the higher end and want the items to match your brand.... then order that brand of kit. I think that kind of goes without saying though and only important to a select crowd or businesses
Easy to install kit has everything you need great quality but remote bass level Knob was limiting my sound output
Pros: Quality, ease of installation
Cons: Remote bass level control is cheap and limits the sound output
This came with almost everything I needed for my install. The only thing I used that did not come in this kit was a couple extra zip-ties. The instructions were also good.
Pros: - Good quality parts - Everything needed for a typical install
Cons: - Could use a few more zip-ties?
Got everything I needed in the kit, and had plenty of wire to run through my car unlike other kits
Pros: Easy to follow instuctions
Great Kit, Easy to use and install!
An excellent wiring kit for my Kicker 12CX300.1 amp. The kit came with everything I needed.
Pros: Included everything that was needed to install my amp
Cons: There is not an excessive amount of ground wire.
Looks like a strong reliable wiring kit
Pros: Good quality
This kit was suggested to me by one of the Crutchfield advisors. I did hours of research on youtube and other sites for installing an amp. When I got the kit, I came to appreciate how great it was. It comes with everything you need, and the fuse is already installed in-line with the power wire. It also came with the perfect install materials.
Pros: Everything you need.
Cons: Probably should have more zip ties and a longer ground wire.
This kit has everything needed to hook up an amp requiring 8 gauge wire. The cables themselves are very soft and flexible making for an easier installation. I didn't use the RCA Cables but hooked them into the hidden amp just incase I wanted to install another amp.
Pros: One solution for the project at hand. Price not bad considering I didn't have to run to pickup anything else to hook up the amp.
Cons: Ground wire was just the right length for my application but I can see that it could be a problem in some cases. The Ground wire is not very long.
Wire was nice. Felt good, soft and flexible. Fuse holder was nice as well. No memory in the wire which was nice. Not sure about the audio cables as I used my amps speaker level inputs. They looked good just didnt get a chance to plug em in. Overall very satisfied. !!!
Pros: No memory Flexible Well packaged
Cons: Ground seemed a little short overall. Maybe an extra few inches would of been nice. Better quality connectors. Felt like cheapy metal when crimped
Great kit for a first timer or a veteran stereo Guru!
Pros: Long cords
It made it so much easier to install my amp. A must have.
Cons: No Cons
all the parts you need to install a amp except the patch cord
Pros: excellent quality for the price
This kit was a great purchase, included everything I needed to install my amp/sub and then some. Quality of the materials is a definite plus.
Pros: Price and the included miscellaneous fittings/parts
Just as with the EFX PAD8BX Wiring Kit, what I need, not into show or competition, just needed to hook up my amp and amped sub . . .
Great wiring kit with all of the stuff needed to hook up an amp in my 2014 Mazda 6.
Pros: All worked out great
Very good quality reasonably priced, can't go wrong
Pros: Quality and value
Good price for install kit. Wires are good and heavy, nice color too. No problems.
Pros: Works good Looks good
As it had all of the parts and set ups that was needed for me to wire and get everything working it has earned 5 stars. However, no instructions were with this and as I did my first wiring job in my VW, which lord knows nothing can ever be easy with those cars, I really didn't know key little things that i know now that it would have taken ten minutes to wire. all i can say is thank god for youtube
Pros: had all the parts needed
Cons: no instructions
This kit met expectations with regard to it being an 8 gauge amp wiring kit. What I did not expect was the poor design of the battery fuse. You must completely disassemble the fuse housing. The two ends of the battery cable are held together by the fuse. You then must reassemble the plastic fuse housing around the fuse once you connect it. It is not an actual fuse block. Poor design in my opinion.
Pros: Simple basic amp wiring kit for those that are budget conscious.
Cons: Poor battery fuse design.
I ordered this kit for a 250 RMS subwoofer I recently bought. Went with the cheapest option here on Crutchfield but you get what you pay for. The RCA's failed within a week. I will admit the routing in my vehicle is not cable-friendly but there's no damage to the shielding, it's the wires inside that broke first. Shouldn't it be the other way around?
Pros: High quality power cable and ground. The self tapping screws is a great idea, allows you to put your ground anywhere you want. Also the 8 gauge terminal ring for the battery fit fine over my oversized marine battery terminals on my 4Runner. Lots of connections to route it any way you need to. Ground wire is also very good.
Cons: The RCA cables are thin and very flimsy. The cable bent a little around the rear seat area and my sub was cutting out so I figured I'd just cut out the bad section and solder it up, no worries. I've done it before with other wiring. Stripped the shielding only to find the RCA wires are really small. So small my wire strippers could not take off the shielding, maybe 22 or 24 AWG. On top of that, it's not copper and the strands (maybe 10 or so) were very flimsy. Not copper at all.
Nice wiring kit. Made installing a Sound Ordanance amp and sub much easier. Install was on an older Dodge Quad Cab.
Pros: All wiring and connectors seemed to be of good quality. Plenty of length in the power wire, RCA wires, and remote wire.
Cons: Ground wire is a little short. Worked fine in my application, but a little more length might be nice.
More than enough wire to hook up everything. It is running a 4 channel Alpine mad and a powered Bazooka tube
Pros: Plenty of wire to do the job. Crutchfield recommended this for my setup and as usual they were right on the money.
This was recommended by a Crutchfield advisor. The ground wire is less than 2 feet long and the RCA cable didn't work. I spend about an hr messing with this speaker, rewiring it and everything because it didn't have any sound. Turns out the RCA cable was faulty. Brand new faulty equipment. Cheap. Trash. Also, had to run my ground wire to my neg terminal because this is an install on my boat....yeah had to go spend 20 bucks on 6 gauge wire because the ground wire is only a couple feet long. Waste of time and money.
Cons: See review
The wiring kit was excellent quality and was exactly what I needed to get my powered subwoofer up and running.
Pros: Great quality wiring and everything I needed.
The wires are all high quality, the little connectors and such are pretty worthless though. Initially, the fuse holder took an age to assemble because of some really bad o-ring placement, but I just packed it with some conducting grease and all is well.
Pros: High quality wires
Cons: Accessories are poor quality, the fuse holder is hard to use, and the kit is a little expensive.
This wiring works for most low to mid-power systems (100-350 watts) and will serve you well for a long time. The casing of the wires is a very good plastic and the wires seem to be just a little shy of 8 gauge. The only problem I had with this kit is not realizing that the ground wire is supposed to be drilled into the sheet metal using one of the self tapping screws. Because I didn't want to put a hole in my sheet metal, I just sanded and cleaned off a piece inside and soldered it on there. There is no interference or weird noises coming from the sub, so it is completely fine to do that. Most of the other wiring kits that I've seen will have a ring terminal on the ground wire, but just read the instructions on it and you will be fine.
Pros: Good casing Clear Coloring Good Length Fair Price
Cons: No ring terminal ground wire Just shy of true 8 gauge (not really important for this power level, but still a gripe)
It works. No issues. Barely long enough for my Ford F-150 Supercab
Pros: Price and it does its job
Used this wiring kit to wire the new Sound Ordnance Amp I purchased. Kit had all the items I needed to wire the Amp, Good Quality, Good Fit
Pros: Good Quality
Easy to install
Kit is well made. Plenty of wire and rca cables long enough. Great value.
Pros: Everything to do job. Everything long enough to reach front to back. Great value.
Everything in the box was great quality and exactly as advertised. I would have like a couple of connector pieces, but that is offered in other packages or separate so no biggie. Cable is clearly good quality. Instructions were basic and clear.
Pros: High quality, simple to understand, simple connection.
I bought this after reading the reviews and the only problem i had with it was the ground wire is really short. Other than that everything went well.
Pros: Good wire, Everything you need to hook up an amp
Cons: Ground wire is really short
This kit is complete. Makes wiring easy.
The cables are very high quality, although I did not need the RCA cables. Fuse holder is a bit flimsy and difficult to not twist the fuse when tightening connectors. At this price the kit should have included several fuse sizes and spares. Only came with a 60 amp fuse, and my amp only requires 30 amp. I prefer to fuse with the minimum size required to get the job done. ANL type fuses are not easy to find so had to order online.
Pros: Convenient package compared to trying source everything individually.
Cons: Quality; fuse selection
Made it easy to hook everything up
Nice package, everything you need to setup and more, outstanding price
Pros: Everything you need and then some, plenty of cord....
Cons: Little cheaply made, but still nice, for the price it's awesome.
Worth the money, everything you need to install an amp.
bought this with the MTX TNP212D2 Bass Package for my boyfriends graduation, great products, took me about 1-2 hours to install and works amazing. The Rolla is bumpin.
Pros: Perfect sound, good price, and easy to install
The only thing they can improve on is sending more than one style or different sizes of connectors for the amp.
Pros: Everything you need to install an aftermarket amp.
This kit made wiring the amp a breeze.
Pros: Ease of use.
Super easy to set up. The instructions were very clear and videos were available on their website to help make sense of things. Put it together myself with no prior experience in 3 hours and the sound is perfect.
Pros: Worked exactly how it should.
Kit works wonderfully well... Was originally concerned because I have always used larger wire than needed to amp installs but when Crutchfield told me this was what I needed for my amp I went with it. Came with everything I could have needed!
Pros: Quality product Came with all needed connectors/parts Separate remote wire and rca cables so both power wires can be run together and signal can be run elsewhere for less interference
Cons: Would have preferred the screws for the fuse to be self drilling Would have been nice to not have to top the insides out of my car but for installing an amp/sub it can't be helped
Delivered as advertised, good quality, more than I needed to install the amp I purchased
Pros: Quality, value
easy to install
When I read "amp wiring kit" I expected everything I needed to attach the amp. Kit only includes 1 RCA cable. It also does not include any speaker wiring. Ended up having to stop install and run around town to get what was missing. Would have paid more to have a 'complete' kit. Also...I ended up having to pull head unit out again since once channel of the RCA cable was bad. Had to completely replace the RCA cable.
Pros: Power lead setup is great. High gauge....good fuse setup.
Cons: - RCA cable was bad - No second RCA cable for 4 channel installation - No speaker wire
This was everything I needed. Period. I purchased a Sound Ordnance mono amp and this was recommended along with it. It was everything I needed to install the amp in the back of my son's Hyundai Santa Fe. It was nice having everything. The wire was of good quality and everything went together smoothly.
Pros: Relatively inexpensive. Everything you need in one box. Everything seems like good quality.
Cons: The only negative is that the fuses used by the power cable are not that common. You will probably have to find an car stereo installation place to buy them if you need them. Fortunately, I bought some "just in case" and have not needed them so far.
It wires your amp to your battery. Includes one RCA cable, so if you're wiring a 4 channel amp, you'll need another RCA cable. There are no speaker wires included, but speaker wire is not expensive, so that shouldn't be a problem. Installing the main fuse in the holder was tricky, I don't remember how I did it, but I know it wasn't straight forward.
What a great wiring kit for the price. You just can't beat it!
Cons: no cons
Power wire and ground are nice, fit and work great. The only hiccup is the funky fuse. Next is the RCA, I had to swap it, it was creating a ton of feed back in the system to the point where you couldn't stand listening or having radio on. I ran a test set of RCA's and worked great, so I yanked the one in the kit and tossed it in the trash.
Pros: Good Power and Ground
Cons: RCA is junk
Great lengths of cable..
Pros: Gets the job done
I bought this kit for it's value it has the same setup as the kicker brand minus the speaker wire which I already had and the price was after all $50.00 less but the quality and value are there even though it's a house brand kit according to one of the tech's I spoke to prior to making my decision to purchase this kit and glad I did.
Pros: ease of use and quality of product included in kit.
This wiring kit was recommended by the Crutchfield advisor, and it was everything I needed to install my new amp. It was nice to get everything I needed in one package and not getting into the installation only to find out I was missing something.
Pros: Everything needed for amp installation
Great product fast shipping and very easy to do it yourself installs. Crutchfield makes sure you always have all the tools you need to have a successful installation.
Pros: Fast shipping
Great quality wire made the job easy plug and play.
Pros: Comes with everything you need to install a sub.
Over all this was a great kit but it forgot to include a 60 amp fuse that was needed. So I had to go out and purchase one. Besides that it has everything I needed to hook up my subs
Great wiring kit, defiantly worth the money! Everything as advertised is included. I'm glad the support team at Crutchfield recommend me this product. Fast shipping as all ways
Everything included for wiring in an amp. Thorough instructions also.
Pros: Looks like a quality product for the price
I recieved this free amp wiring kit from Crutchfield after purchasing an amp, it had everything i needed and seems like quality stuff, made it easy to intsall the amp and a 49 dollar kit for free? can't go wrong with Crutchfield!
Pros: everything i needed
Free with the amp I purchased, even having said that, great kit and a great price even if I would have had to pay for it. did the job and works great!
Pros: Free with the amp I bought. Works great!
Everything needed for the connection. Could probably get all of this for less money, but my time is not free. I value efficiency and this kit has all you need.
Pros: All in one.
Cons: Ground cable a bit short. Limited options to connect to chassis.
Everything you need in one package to wire your amp. Good quality and great price!
Went in easy enough. However, I had to buy an additional grounding cable because the provided cable was only 2 feet long. Not sure why they don't provide ample length here and allow you to customize the placement in your car or truck. Otherwise works great. Be prepared to rip your car apart to run the necessary wires.
Pros: Everything is included.
Cons: Short Grounding Cable
Although my son and I were able to install speakers and a new receiver, I was apprehensive about installing the amplifier for a sub. I really didn't want to poke a hole through the firewall, and didn't know how we were going to get the cables all the way from the front of vehicle to the back. I really should have known Crutchfield would have a great installation manual. The wiring kit came with EVERYTHING I needed, including very clear instructions on how to use it. We actually completed the job in less than an hour. It works great! Thanks Crutchfield.
Pros: Very easy install Includes instructions All required parts included
Cons: Cover for lead in engine compartment could be a bit more substantial.
Great wiring kit! very complete, with everything you need to wire your pre-amplified sub. Delivers great audio signal. Great, clean, deep bass sound. I used it to wire my Rockford Fosgate Punch P300-10 to my new Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS receiver on my 2012 Honda Fit Sport. A+
Pros: Very complete wiring kit, you won't need anything else. Delivers great audio signal.
Pros: Complete kit - nothing else needed to install your amp!
Great wire kit with everything you need for a professional hookup. Just make sure you're not drawing more than what it's rated for.
Pros: Solid. Cheap price. Easy to use.
Cons: None that i found.
it works great I haven't had any problems so far.it is probably the best product in the price range.
Cons: one thing that I would change is the way that you screw in the wires.
Very easy to intall. comes with all you need to install you amps.
Pros: 10 out 10
This package had everything you need to install the amp. Cables are plenty long. However, there could use a second wire to power the speaker. Ground was fine for me but could be a problem for some as it was only 2 ft long.
Good product for the price everything's there and long enough for the car good kit to get an amp
Pros: Easy and fast to install no problems what's so ever
Cons: Ground cable is a bit short to try to find a solid ground in the trunk or wherever you want to ground it's just to short
Because I spent so much they through it in the first time. Cables were long enough, worked great-No feedback or humming.
Pros: worked well
Good overall worth the value of the price I paid. Have not had a problem with it at all. Bought for a second set of amp/subs so it works well.
Perfect for application
Pros: Everything that I needed to install amp
Cons: The ground wire is just a tad bit to short. For my 06 Toyota Matrix
This came free with the amp i ordered. While it saved me money, this kit is not a very high quality wiring kit. It gets the job done, no need for anything else, and it saved me money so it was worth it.
Good wiring kit, came with everything but speaker wire but I had some laying around so that was no big deal.
Pros: Connections were nice and tight, came with everything you need.
Cons: Ground wire is only 2 feet long, definitely limited the option of where I could ground it too.
Well, even at retail price this wiring kit is more than adequate. It was plenty of wire, all the needed connectors, grommets , ties and a good fuse holder. The ground wire is just under 2 feet, which can be limited, however most amplifier companies recommend a ground as short as possible. I would order again if I ever expand my system.
Pros: One kit is all you need.
Cons: ground wire could be longer....
Great deal in truth, everything you need for the wiring besides the speaker wire.
Pros: Cheap, more than enough power wire.
Cons: Could use longer wire for ground, no speaker wire.
My installers told me it was good enough for them to use and they are one of major installers in the city. So I highly recommend it.
Pros: Very nice quality and guage.
Perfect kit to install Amp
Pros: Has everything you need to install your amp.
Compatibility: The PA8BX kit is designed for amplifiers with fuse ratings up to 60 amps.
Kit Contents: This amp wiring kit includes the following:
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I chose it because my advisor, Eddie, recommended it. That is the beauty of buying from Crutchfield: why have my puny brain try to come up with a solution, when I have can have a real expert on the phone, giving me top-notch advice? [ Simon Sep 12, 2017 ]
Had almost everything I needed in the kit[ Timothy Sep 11, 2017 ]
Customer Service Advisor recommended[ Phil Sep 01, 2017 ]
It was recommended for my amp and subwoofer.[ HUNTER Aug 23, 2017 ]
seemed like a good price for the installation gear for an amp[ Tyler Aug 14, 2017 ]
Comes with the RCA cords that go from the head unit to the amp[ Alvin Jul 29, 2017 ]
need an install kit for running amplifier[ alfred Jul 22, 2017 ]
Advised to install my Rockford Fosgate Amp package[ jason Jun 13, 2017 ]
Undeniable quality and a complete kit in one, what else could you ask for.[ B May 09, 2017 ]
I like the blue color[ Elisha May 01, 2017 ]
Hook up the amp[ Anthony c. Mar 27, 2017 ]
Makes install easier.[ Richard Mar 16, 2017 ]
Due to advisor's recommendation[ Rene Zarco Mar 07, 2017 ]
Advisor recommendation[ JEFF W Mar 03, 2017 ]
Excellent product for the price[ Timothy Feb 11, 2017 ]
recommended[ A Jan 21, 2017 ]
Good quality kit.[ Pierre Jan 02, 2017 ]
Crutchfield recommended accessory for the amp[ John Dec 17, 2016 ]
every thing needed to install a amp[ FRANK R Dec 16, 2016 ]
Recommended by Crutchfield Advisor[ Scott Dec 08, 2016 ]
Reviews[ Michael A. Dec 07, 2016 ]
Great customer reviews.[ Brian Dec 02, 2016 ]
had to have for amp install[ Franklin Dec 02, 2016 ]
The package contains everything I need in one package and the price seems reasonable.[ Tripler Nov 17, 2016 ]
To use to install amp. Components look to be high quality.[ Frank R Nov 12, 2016 ]
This included the RCA wiring as well as the gauge wiring I need[ Joshua Nov 08, 2016 ]
It's what I need[ Jordan Oct 22, 2016 ]
I have hooked up many amps over the years and it usually involves a trip to the auto parts store to buy wiring and a trip to the local stereo store for patch cables. The kit has everything i need and it will show up with the amp.[ Lon Oct 12, 2016 ]
Larry helped to spec this out as this was the optimum set-up for the system that was chosen. Again.....Thanks Crutchfield![ Jason Sep 29, 2016 ]
Your fit guide for my vehicle, great product support from Rex and Troy. Crutchfield's reputation![ William Sep 28, 2016 ]
sales person[ jimmy Sep 24, 2016 ]
For the sub[ Michael Sep 24, 2016 ]
Had ine in last vehicle. Performed well.[ Jody Aug 27, 2016 ]
what amp calls for[ Arlen Aug 18, 2016 ]
Super easy to order this kit than to assemble it from scratch.[ THOMAS Aug 16, 2016 ]
I needed this kit to complete the proper installation for a new head unit, amp, and sub.[ jason Aug 11, 2016 ]
I wanted to buy a wiring kit to setup my system.[ Cornell Aug 08, 2016 ]
Excellent quality.[ Caleb Jul 27, 2016 ]
Ease of installation neater cleaner install.[ Hugh Jul 20, 2016 ]
To install mono amp with correct wires.[ David Jul 18, 2016 ]
Everything needed to provide power to the four channel amp that I purchased. I did have to buy another patch cable to get from the head unit to the amp as there are two sets of pre-outs (separate front and rear) and the kit comes with one patch cord.[ Christopher A. Jul 16, 2016 ]
This kit has all of the wiring I need to hook up my amplifier and my subwoofer. The only wire that I need to supply is a few feet of speaker wire to hook my subwoofer to my amplifier.[ Hunter Jul 09, 2016 ]
One of the online consultants recommended it to me[ Abigail Jul 07, 2016 ]
Reasonably priced and had everything I needed[ Donald Jul 06, 2016 ]
Buddy advised Buddy's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=160 [ Todd Jul 06, 2016 ]
Crutchfield is easy to order from, easy to match product to my make & model vehicle, and provides instructions, what else can you ask for? Oh, and a good price too!![ Diego Jul 06, 2016 ]
To power my 10" RF punch, and it was way cheaper than the RF brand wiring kit ![ SHAWN Jul 04, 2016 ]
This wiring kit popped up when I was shopping for my amp as an accessory, i checked around and this was the best price so I bought it.[ Aaron Jun 27, 2016 ]
it came with all the cables I needed[ 1000 N Olive Jun 26, 2016 ]
A wonderful package to get an amp set up for subs![ Benjamin Jun 17, 2016 ]
Priced right[ STEPHEN Jun 12, 2016 ]
Price[ Robert Jun 07, 2016 ]
Great product, professional looking product.[ Paul May 31, 2016 ]
Rep told me the amplifier did not come with this and it was required[ Jeff May 30, 2016 ]
Just got our Scion xB and we need to add our amp in.[ Mandel May 29, 2016 ]
Highly recommended from the Crutchfield adviser, for the units I purchased from Crutchfield. Worked perfectly.[ Timothy May 27, 2016 ]
Blake, my advisory for this purchase, recommended it.Blake's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=12 [ Christopher May 19, 2016 ]
David recommended this wiring kit to install my subwoofers and amp in my carDavid's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=22 [ Chris May 17, 2016 ]
price[ ARETHA May 15, 2016 ]
Levi helped me pick it out, because it goes well with my sub, which is: Rockford Fosgate Punch P300-12 Single 12" subwoofer enclosure with 300-watt ampLevi's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=67 [ Nicholas May 15, 2016 ]
Great product!!![ Eric May 15, 2016 ]
I was told to buy in order to hook up my powered sub[ Rebecca May 14, 2016 ]
Sparky said it would be a good fit.Sparky's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=44 [ Steven May 11, 2016 ]
A complete kit for a great price.[ Tim May 08, 2016 ]
my advisor hunter suggested thisHunter's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=51 [ Joshua May 07, 2016 ]
Recommended by friend and Crutchfield.[ Broadus May 06, 2016 ]
recommended by Cruthfield and excellent reviews[ Kenneth May 02, 2016 ]
Recommended by Chance, your customer service representative.Chances Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=173 [ Ben Apr 27, 2016 ]
Previous experience and like it.[ Roger Apr 26, 2016 ]
This will include all the misc parts needed to get my amplifier up and running. Everything in one kit is way too convenient to pass up![ Scott Apr 22, 2016 ]
ease of install[ Ronnie Apr 17, 2016 ]
An all-in-one package to hook up the amp the right way with everything you need, without all the guess work[ Paul Apr 17, 2016 ]
tim help me figure everything out also suggested the wiring kitTim's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=136 [ Daniel Apr 06, 2016 ]
Need it for install[ Ben Apr 04, 2016 ]
Ann recommended it for my installation needs.Ann's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=55 [ JASON G Apr 01, 2016 ]
Good quality cords.[ Mitch Mar 29, 2016 ]
patrick told me i needed itPatrick's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=192 [ patricia Mar 27, 2016 ]
Quality installs require the correct components.[ Jack Mar 26, 2016 ]
This kit had the right pieces that I needed at a great price.[ David T. Mar 23, 2016 ]
it was a great cheaper option[ Justin Mar 22, 2016 ]
It is not included and is needed to install the amp and speaker.[ BRYAN H Mar 20, 2016 ]
price[ Jerry Mar 17, 2016 ]
this was the recommended kit for my setup[ joseph emery Mar 16, 2016 ]
Spoke with David and he suggested this based on my amp and subs. Great customer serviceDavid's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=22 [ Ernesto Mar 15, 2016 ]
The low price sold me on this particular kit.[ Tim Mar 13, 2016 ]
its needed for the amp I purchased[ steven Mar 13, 2016 ]
This was chosen by the Crutchfield advisor Tim...Tim's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=136 [ S Mar 11, 2016 ]
Everything needed to install amp in one package. Can't beat it.[ John Mar 07, 2016 ]
I needed it for my amp[ Wrenn Mar 01, 2016 ]
Recommended by ArtieArtie's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=93 [ James Feb 26, 2016 ]
Recommended to me by Rex to hook-up Rockford Fosgate 500X1D amplifier.Rex's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=186 [ Dustin Feb 26, 2016 ]
had every thing I needed[ Jennifer Feb 21, 2016 ]
This looks like a solid 8 guage wiring kit and because there was so many good reviews I read about it. Plus I'm hoping all the harware is already installed onto the wire ends so that I don't have to do any wire crimping.[ Samuel Feb 18, 2016 ]
the most economical choice for installing an amp/sub. Convenient to not have to pick all the parts individually[ Charleesa Feb 15, 2016 ]
It has everything needed and some extra just incase[ Nathaniel Feb 14, 2016 ]
cheapest they offer[ DAVID C Feb 14, 2016 ]
8 gauge wire, price, and good reviews.[ Jeremy Feb 12, 2016 ]
John from the Harrisburg store referred them. Good stuff[ Zachary Feb 11, 2016 ]
Price[ Jon Feb 11, 2016 ]
Decent kit for a low amp system.[ Micheal Feb 11, 2016 ]
price and quality of product[ Bryan Feb 10, 2016 ]
Used this kit before......good quality.[ BRIAN P Feb 10, 2016 ]
Good[ angel Feb 10, 2016 ]
to connect the amp[ Anthony Feb 09, 2016 ]
Gotta hook up the Awsomeness!!![ KURT Feb 05, 2016 ]
Everything I will need is packaged and available in one purchase.[ Adam Feb 04, 2016 ]
good product for pric[ Craig Feb 01, 2016 ]
meets all the requirements I need for the system I am putting in my 08' impala LT. For the price it is a great find. Also knowing crutchfield carries Quality product. Above all it is the customer service these guys have and have always delivered that keeps me coming back. By far the best[ Andrew Jan 21, 2016 ]
Wire up 1200W amplifier on 2007 Ford Taurus. Wires were just barely long enough to reach trunk and ground wire provided was awkwardly short.[ Gregory Jan 20, 2016 ]
Chance put everything in may cart that will work with my vehicle. Chance's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=173[ Ed Jan 18, 2016 ]
I was in need of a wiring kit for my newly purchased sub, Eddie was easy to work with and helped me out! Good job with the easy navigation.Eddie's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=52 [ raleigh Jan 13, 2016 ]
Not an extremely expensive kit. 17 ft cords seemed to be optimal length. Everything needed for me is included.[ Richard Jan 13, 2016 ]
That was what the guy when I called suggested for my 4 channel amp.[ jeff Jan 10, 2016 ]
Needed and recommended[ J Jan 09, 2016 ]
great fit for the system I'm bulding[ JIMMIE Jan 08, 2016 ]
Price[ Eddie Dec 30, 2015 ]
Quality kit, from a reputable site. What more could I ask for? [ Jason Dec 28, 2015 ]
Do to the expert help from Chat technician .[ Dwight Dec 26, 2015 ]
future amp purchase[ Carrie Dec 23, 2015 ]
An advisor recommended it to me[ Andrew Dec 21, 2015 ]
Decided to pick this package after Jane explained what I needed then she went the extra mile and got me an even better deal. This is why I will always buy from Crutchfield. Excellent product, even better staff. Thanks Jane.[ michael Dec 20, 2015 ]
The live chat agent recommended them.[ Roland Dec 19, 2015 ]
Jenny , Crutchfield advisor recommended it.[ DANILO Dec 17, 2015 ]
The Crutchfield technicians do a great job. Trust them you will be happy with the out come. Crutchfield has the best tech. support in the nation.[ Derek Dec 16, 2015 ]
I only needed a power kit as this setup is being installed to a factory stereo, but this was less expensive with the unnecessary RCAs. Easy choice.[ Rhett Dec 14, 2015 ]
my son picked it out[ PENNY Dec 14, 2015 ]
It's required to wire in an amplifier[ Aaron Dec 10, 2015 ]
Jane helped me find this harness to connect my JVC KDR540 single DIN to the Rockville RW10CA powered amp/bass combo I purchased. She was friendly and fast. Harness included everything I need to get going. Thanks Jane![ Christopher Dec 09, 2015 ]
Advised that I needed it for installation.[ Kirk D. Dec 08, 2015 ]
price for what you got in kit[ paul Dec 06, 2015 ]
My son has ordered from this company y and had great and fast services e as well as dependable product. This is why we a 're back ordering again.[ Tanis Dec 06, 2015 ]
Advisor Chance recommended me to this.[ ERIC M Dec 05, 2015 ]
This will depend largely on your vehicle. For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation.[ Kenny Apr 04, 2017 ] Staff
Yes[ JOHN L Oct 17, 2016 ]
Yes. I used this particular kit to wire my monoblock amp to the deck and sub-woofer in my truck. The wiring came with instructions/hints for avoiding or minimizing crosstalk and noise from power. Worked like a champ.[ Brian Oct 10, 2016 ]
If you're only pushing 500 watts this kit should work just fine. If you ever upgrade to anything over 1000 watts I would recommend a 4 gauge wirring kit.[ Nathan Sep 26, 2016 ]
I got the kit almost 2 years ago and it's used to connect 500 w alpine amp and two 10" alpine subs . Works great haven't had any issues .[ kostiantyn Sep 26, 2016 ]
Yes, without a doubt[ JOHN Sep 26, 2016 ]
No it does bot[ TIMOTHY Sep 13, 2016 ]
I wouldn't put a 40amp fuse for this wiring kit. It all depends on what you are trying to push. And again if your system is asking for atleast 250 I would atleast give it 250 to give you the sound and response you want. But 200 will work.[ DERRICK Nov 27, 2015 ]
Looks like the difference is also the Fosgate kit has 3' longer rca versus the efx. and the ground wire is also 1' longer at 3' instead of 2'. I used the efx and mounted a sub in the trunk of a crown vic. I would have liked the extra length on those rcas and the ground also, but it was enough to get it done but if my box slide around my trunk from one side to the other, I would tear wire loose because there isn't enough slack. With the efx, I did have to pull the rca cable fairly tight as I routed it along the door trim so that I had the slack I wanted at the trunk. I said to myself that "they could've made this just a little longer." A crown vic has some decent distance from head unit to trunk. Anything longer and the extra 3' might be necessary.[ James Nov 14, 2014 ]
This kit is a good deal, and includes some well thought out cabling. I really wouldn't waste too much money on brand-name wiring, since a connection is still a connection. All that matters is 1.) how much copper/aluminum is in the wire, and 2.) how well shielded and insulated that cable is. For expensive, name-brand cabling, you might be getter a little more metal for the advertised gauge, but for the extra you pay it's not really worth the investment. When we talk about power and ground cables, it's just insulation, not shielding, so if the gauge is up to par, buy the cheapest wires. When it comes to signal cabling, such as the RCAs in this kit, the shielding comes into play. And from what I can tell, the shielding is just fine. Don't waste your money on paying for a brand name, as this kit works just fine.[ Cathrine Nov 13, 2014 ]
Oxygen free cable is oxygen free cable, no matter whose name is on it. My only comment is how big is your amp? I used this kit to go from the power dist. block to the amp. I ran O gauge from the battery to the pd block.[ FLIP E Nov 13, 2014 ]
This is a nice kit just paying for the name[ ZACHARY Nov 13, 2014 ]
This one is better as it comes with more and a bigger gauge kit. Better if future plans on multi amps[ DERRICK Nov 13, 2014 ]
Quality of wiring always makes a difference. But quality amps and head units always matters most. I have this kit for my Mustang, all Alpine equipment and it is beautiful sound.[ EDWARD Nov 13, 2014 ]
Thanks for your question. For information on comparing two or more models I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget.[ Greg Nov 13, 2014 ] Staff