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    I have a sub installed and on low volume can hear a slight whistle all wires run down left of car and ground on a bolt in boot never had this issue with any sub instal before

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    if it gets louder when you press the go pedal then its alternator whine, generally a feature of ground loop intereference... see the link below for info and how to prevent and troubleshoot:

    http://www.termpro.com/asp/pubs.asp?ID=121

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    No it don't get louder

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    Then it's more likely to be noise from the fuel pump. Either way it's an earth problem and Vec's are well known for bad earth issues. Google the "Big Three" power/earth upgrade and make sure the amp for the sub has a good solid earth connection too.
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