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bushtree
06-13-2006, 11:20 AM
Ok here's the deal. I currently have MB quarts DSC216 comps.

I not really happy with the performance i am getting from them.. (Midbass is weak! and the tweeters are SOOOOOO HARSH!).

So i want to upgrade my speakers..

I can get Alpine Type X comps. for $76 or Boston Pro60's for $210. (have a gift certificate).

Anyways, should i get the Type X's and then spend the extra money to sound deadner my doors? Or should i just spend all the money on the Bostons and drop them in the door..

Thanks,
Nick

EDIT: I have 250x2@2ohm or 150x2@4ohm to work with...

AllStar1500bd
06-13-2006, 11:42 AM
If I was in your position, I'd deaden your doors first, then see how you like your MB Quarts. You'd be surprised how much of a difference you'll see after you do a nice job deadening. See the door deadening tutorial stickied at the top of this forum.

http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=95925

Another thing, I'd definetly go with the Boston Pro60's hands down, especially if you have a gift certificate. But deaden your doors FIRST, then see if you really need to upgrade.

.::DuD3::.
06-13-2006, 11:45 AM
yeah bostons > alpines.

iceteebone
06-13-2006, 11:50 AM
where you getting type x's for $76? did i miss something? :confused:

bushtree
06-13-2006, 01:03 PM
amazon.com -$150 gift certificate... leaves me having to pay $76

zachzchw
06-13-2006, 01:05 PM
Deaden the doors first........plus, you can sell the mb quarts if you dont like them.

Gary S
06-14-2006, 02:46 PM
Yes, make sure your installation quality is super before you change comps.

Then, if you still want to try something new, try Orion P series, PPI DCX, or MTX TXC... they have 4.8mm xmax or greater... set the high pass crossover lower than normal, such as at 60hz.