Whether your an expert Ford Mustang mobile electronics installer, Ford Mustang fanatic, or a novice Ford Mustang enthusiast with a 1981 Ford Mustang, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Automotive wiring in a 1981 Ford Mustang vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics.
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1981 Ford Mustang Car Stereo Install Instructions
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Light Green/Green
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow/Black
Car Radio Ground Wire: Chassis
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Blue/Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Power Antenna Trigger Wire: Orange/Blue
Car Stereo Amp Turn-On Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Tweeter Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Tweeter Depth: N/A
Car Audio Front Tweeter Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Black/White
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Red
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Black/White
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 5 1/4″ Speakers
Car Audio Front Speakers Depth: 2 1/5″
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Second Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 3 1/2″ Speakers
Second Car Audio Front Speakers Depth: 2″
Second Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Pink/Red
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Pink/Blue
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Pink/Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green/Red
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6″ x 8″ Speakers
Car Audio Rear Speakers Depth: 6″
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Car Subwoofer Speaker Size: N/A
Car Subwoofer Speaker Depth: N/A
Car Subwoofer Speaker Location: N/A
Car Subwoofer Speaker Positive Wire (+): N/A
Car Subwoofer Speaker Negative Wire (-): N/A
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