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Old 12-10-2004, 08:15 AM   #1
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Default Resistance of stock Front Components???

I know I just pulled out the rear speakers and it sounds much better, am not a huge fan of rear fill anyway.

these speakers were 10ohm as most stock speakers I have seen are 8ohm and 10ohm.

I really need to know how the standard (non premium) component system works.

Such as crossovers????


Would I be able to put a 4ohm coax where the midrange is and a high quality in the tweeter location?????

I was worried about messing up the load which cant drop below 4ohms on my head unit.

Will I be OK??? What have you done as far as speakers are concerned and stock wiring?
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the Front 5.25 on my Bonne with Perfromence Sound were 10 ohm. Im not sure what the tweets are but i would have to guess the same.

THe component system uses a bass block on the tweeter to only send the high ranges to the speaker. the bass block is installed into the tweeter. There is no 'Crossover" per say. There are 2 connections in the door. One for the 5.25 and one for the tweeter, you can pulg the tweeter in both of the plugs and get the same sound.

I have a 4 ohm 5.25 2 way speaker in there right now and it is clearer and louder with less distortion than the stock.

I am planning on getting a component set and placing the tweeter in the factory location along with the new 5.25 and then getting another set of tweets and using the other set on wires puttin a crossover on that and installing a tweeter up higher on the door panel
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