Re: Solving The EQ Problem
Installing your component tweeters so they're in the upper forward area of your doors or in the sail panels can help to give you a bit easier time of correcting the sound to your liking with your EQ. There are other ways to help out with making your system sound better without getting into EQ, but EQ is essential to correct for errors in the sound and to reshape it to how we prefer it to sound for most common installations. If you're going all out with custom speaker locations and fabricated mounts then I imagine you wouldn't be asking this question.
A 30-band EQ would help, but your money would be better invested in a DSP that gives you separate control over each channel. This would also let you power each driver individually. JBL MS-8 takes a great deal of work and finishes it off automatically in about 10-15 minutes. I use MS-8 to help me get my vehicle sounding phenomenal. This is in addition to many hours of acoustic treatments, thoughtful speaker selection, positioning and aiming, and learning what to listen for.
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