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psych0ticnemes1
07-05-2006, 02:35 PM
I absolutely need a pair of coaxs in my doors, i only have rears right now because my fronts were horrible and i am fed up with car audio and internet purchases... I know there is better for the price but i need something and i don't need the BEST... I just need sound...

I will be powering the pair with a JBL 180.2 @ 4ohms, 90rms to each... i will turn the gain down a bit if need be...

If these were the only speakers you could choose from, which would you get and why...

I want the best sound/ midbass combo out of these options...

Thanks guys

Polk 6-1/2" Speakers (DB650)
http://www.circuitcity.com/rpsm/oid/73870/rpem/ccd/productDetailReview.do#tabs

Kicker 6 1/2" Coaxial Speakers (055KS60)
http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Kicker-6-1-2-Coaxial-Speakers-055KS60-/sem/rpsm/oid/130630/catOid/-13092/rpem/ccd/productDetail.do

Alpine Type-S 6-1/2"
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7652658&type=product&productCategoryId=cat03076&id=1134701298137

Infinity Reference 6-1/2"
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7730226&type=product&productCategoryId=cat03076&id=1140392384625

Echo42987
07-06-2006, 12:56 AM
Cross the Infinity off you list cause they ****! I hear kickers lower end a couple of times and enjoyed them very much. I'm a hardcore fan of all of Polks products and The alpine Type S's are pretty good...

I would either go w/ the kickers or the Alpines....

-Nick-

bri487
07-06-2006, 01:02 AM
i would go with the kickers. but really i would buy a pair of pioneer tsd-170r's.

dleccord
07-06-2006, 01:37 AM
alpine tweets are not too clean and clear IMO, just a bit decent

springy101
07-06-2006, 01:44 AM
i have always loved polk stuff, very decent for the money.

dkmesa
07-06-2006, 01:45 AM
Polk good entry level stuff imo. kinda curious how their top of the line comps are as well

MBrock4u
07-06-2006, 04:43 AM
I would lean just slightly to the polks. I have a pair 6.5 alpine type S for me they sound great. Nice thump too. Polk might be slighly better for the front though.

psych0ticnemes1
07-06-2006, 01:21 PM
alright, i'm thinking about the polks... any other ideas guys?

6spdcoupe
07-06-2006, 03:34 PM
But why CC/BB retail pricing?

Thieroff
07-06-2006, 03:37 PM
i say try the pioneers too, they have a nice lowend impact