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squeak12
11-23-2005, 09:43 PM
What kind of choices do I have. I dont really know much about these kind of set ups. I want to put a comp set up front and maybe a set of 5.25s in back. I would leave them empty but I have an Expedition and they need to hear in the back too. Ill probably get a Orion 4002 for the comps. Right now I have a 50x2@4 Kenwood amp I can use for tweeters in an active? setup if I choose to go that route. Any suggestions on what to use?

Or I could put a comp set up front and amp a pair a 5x7 coaxials in the rear off of the Kenwood amp/Cd Player.

Raven
11-24-2005, 12:57 AM
OZ Audio Vectors from Tplaya07. They're rated at 50wrms, so they're a perfect match for that Kenwood amp. PM him for prices and whatnot, last I knew he offered them at $140 shipped.

As far as the back goes, decent coaxials off HU power will do nicely. Take a listen at locals dealers, Best Buy, Circuit City, Walmart, anywhere they are sold.

fo0manchu
11-24-2005, 04:52 PM
im looking for the same thing right now, a good component set for 150. So far I've been looking at the CDT cl-61a. Any thoughts on these?

blowsoot
11-24-2005, 05:36 PM
I have the cdt cl-61a's they are good for the price and thats all I got to say. They can also take a beating. They don't seem to get that loud also but they are probaby by far the best speakers for the price.

RbAudio_Geek
11-24-2005, 07:17 PM
rainbow soundlines can get them off the forums for around 150 i belive thye make themm in 6.5 and 5inch but not forsure.

Raven
11-24-2005, 10:21 PM
Rainbow Soundlines run $300 new. You'd have to buy them used for $150. That's another story, and a whole new world of SQ. =)

squeak12
11-26-2005, 12:30 AM
Bump. I might pay up to 200 depending on the set, price of amp I will need, etc. Any more suggestions?

squeak12
11-27-2005, 12:18 AM
http://forums.caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?t=128053 ?

Raven
11-27-2005, 12:43 AM
http://forums.caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?t=128053 ?
All I'll say is that they are in no way a bad component set, and the opportunity to have them for so little won't present itself again.

squeak12
11-27-2005, 02:04 AM
Man, the way you phrase that makes me want to threaten the bank to put my money in my account on Sunday...lol.

JoseMCeee
11-27-2005, 06:03 PM
those are already sold though?

squeak12
11-27-2005, 08:22 PM
I plan on getting these. Im putting the rest of the money I need in my bank account on Monday. They are sold to me pending payment. :D
What kind of RMS power should on put on them?

squeak12
11-27-2005, 10:23 PM
Ive stumbled upon a set of Arc 265s . Pretty much Rainbows from what I understand. They are still under the 200 mark. Is this a better deal than the above mentioned?

squeak12
11-28-2005, 04:34 PM
above question?

crazy4ozs
11-28-2005, 09:02 PM
dude...three words alpine type r's....ive herd nothing better, get a good 4 channel amp 2 power em and uve got urslef the top of the line comps...well atlest in my opinion...

SSS 18734
11-28-2005, 09:04 PM
RE comps can be had for around that budget.

Raven
11-28-2005, 10:51 PM
Ive stumbled upon a set of Arc 265s . Pretty much Rainbows from what I understand. They are still under the 200 mark. Is this a better deal than the above mentioned?

Flip a coin, either way you'll be making a thread about how great your new comps are. =) I recommend your first choice, still, because they are rarer. You can always get Arcs later on in the future.

squeak9798
11-29-2005, 08:18 AM
dude...three words alpine type r's....ive herd nothing better,


You need to get out more then..........

squeak12
11-29-2005, 03:07 PM
Cool. Thanks for all the help, especially Raven. More than likely, Ill be buying them today. :D

DiamondFanatic
11-30-2005, 02:41 AM
Those MB Quarts are quite nice, one of my co-workers has a three way setup in that same series I belive in his car. They handle a lot of power and sound very very sharp and accurate. Much better then type-r's ;)
I would be surprised if you didn't like them after you got them.

JoseMCeee
11-30-2005, 02:44 AM
u kno whats strange, for some reason I thought this squeak was the other squeak and I was starting to wonder why he wanted $150 comps lol. I knew something wasnt right.