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Old 02-28-2007, 03:49 PM   #11
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While there are a lot of other brands I like better, I used a pair of Rockford 2-way 6x9s in my 98 GTX because without a ton of power, they seemed to be a bit bassier then most of the other speakers I listened to. If you're going to only power the new speakers off of the factory amp then buying components might be over-spending if you don't have plans down the road to power them with a new amp. I went with something relatively inexpensive, and it was certainly an improvement over stock. I've also put in a pair of Infinity reference into a friends old 99 GTP and he was more than happy as well. Both cars at time time the speakers were put in had OEM HU'* FTR.
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While there are a lot of other brands I like better, I used a pair of Rockford 2-way 6x9s in my 98 GTX because without a ton of power, they seemed to be a bit bassier then most of the other speakers I listened to. If you're going to only power the new speakers off of the factory amp then buying components might be over-spending if you don't have plans down the road to power them with a new amp. I went with something relatively inexpensive, and it was certainly an improvement over stock. I've also put in a pair of Infinity reference into a friends old 99 GTP and he was more than happy as well. Both cars at time time the speakers were put in had OEM HU'* FTR.
I will be powering the speakers with an amp, I have an 800watt amp from my old car, and will buy a new amp if necessary. The sizes just seem kind of weird to me.
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Chr0mius,

I am going to be upgrading my interior speakers as well. I have been researching quality speakers. Here is what I have found.

I currently have a Rockford Fosgate system in my car. Headunit, 2-12ins and amps, all RF. I am partial to RF.

RF makes component speakers that are real nice. Budgets are the P -series, Higher end are the T-series. Definately check them out.

Another one I have been looking at is MB Quarts. The Qline is there primo, but its pricey. But the Discus line is their budget, but they same good too.

Another choice is the Memphis line. Great sounding as well.

Some others that I have heard I liked were Infinity Kappa'*, Focal'*, Boston Acoustics and Eclipse.

I, personally and rocking between RF and MB Quart.

But, as 1193 SLE said, its your ear that is the final judge.
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Yea, I have pretty much decided on my preferences at this point. I'm just a little confused at the sizes and what kind of speakers to replace them with, like whether to use 6x9'* or 5.25 components or something.
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Do not get 5.25 for the rear deck unless all you want is high notes.

You can get away with 6.5" speakers back there depending on type and brand.

I would suggest 6x9'* so you dont loose your lower freq range.

What brand have you decided upon?
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Psst..Where'* the pics. I was thinking from the first post the old speakers might be the dual voice coil ones (or whatever they are called) like the SSE/SSEi'*
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I have infinity kappa 6x9s in my bonneville, absolutely love them, crystal clear.

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Psst..Where'* the pics. I was thinking from the first post the old speakers might be the dual voice coil ones (or whatever they are called) like the SSE/SSEi'*
x2 I still want to see pictures of this.
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Do not get 5.25 for the rear deck unless all you want is high notes.

You can get away with 6.5" speakers back there depending on type and brand.

I would suggest 6x9'* so you dont loose your lower freq range.

What brand have you decided upon?
Well, I have some Kenwood Excelon 6x9'* but if I don't use 6x9'* I will be getting some Boston Acoustics (my personal preference).

I have pics...



I didn't have time to take it apart to see what the speakers looked like, also, added myself in for scale.
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Sheesh, I post the pictures and no one replies. :(
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