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k12ug
02-28-2007, 09:32 PM
Focal 6.5" Polyglass 165V2

or

CDT Audio EF-61FG

im not very knowledgeable on mids and tweets

JimJ
02-28-2007, 09:35 PM
I'd go Focal...no question.

k12ug
02-28-2007, 09:37 PM
I'd go Focal...no question.


any other brands or speakers to consider.....i would spend 300 on my mids and tweets.....maybe 400 if they are loud and good enough

dleccord
02-28-2007, 09:50 PM
I'd go Focal...no question.

have you used that particular model jim? what's your take on them?

WhoSayWho?
02-28-2007, 10:02 PM
any other brands or speakers to consider.....i would spend 300 on my mids and tweets.....maybe 400 if they are loud and good enough

If you are going to go 300 - 400 I would not even be considering the CDT Ef series. In the CDT's you could get the HD's for that type of money. You are also knocking on the door of the price of the Rainbow Germaniums. I am certain that either would be a lot better than the Ef's.

There are a lot of options in that price range.

Can't speak as to the focal's -- I have heard several sets and they sounded pretty good, but I don't know that I have ever heard that particular set.

Dozy_production
02-28-2007, 10:03 PM
How about some SLC's with the rest going into some decent deadening?

k12ug
02-28-2007, 10:04 PM
If you are going to go 300 - 400 I would not even be considering the CDT Ef series. In the CDT's you could get the HD's for that type of money. You are also knocking on the door of the price of the Rainbow Germaniums. I am certain that either would be a lot better than the Ef's.

There are a lot of options in that price range.

Can't speak as to the focal's -- I have heard several sets and they sounded pretty good, but I don't know that I have ever heard that particular set.

i keep hearing of those rainbows....but have no idea were to buy them.

k12ug
02-28-2007, 10:04 PM
How about some SLC's with the rest going into some decent deadening?



link?

slick rick
02-28-2007, 10:05 PM
6spdcoupe...

Imshirazy
02-28-2007, 10:06 PM
I believe those are the set that I hear at tweeter a lot.
in my personal opinion, focal are great, but the difference in quality to other speakers for the amount they cost (in same price range) isn't worth it, then again I've gone deaf too from car audio and sitting in front of stage speakers most of my life :/

ntense702
02-28-2007, 10:07 PM
focal

k12ug
02-28-2007, 10:07 PM
focal


which exact set does everyone seem to love so much?

dleccord
02-28-2007, 10:12 PM
what's with the one answer words?

Hoodlum007
02-28-2007, 10:30 PM
Eurosport series Cdt for $300 FTW!!:yumyum:

http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&product_id=5091

troy_audi0
02-28-2007, 10:33 PM
what's with the one answer words?

Becose it says FOCAL that is a quality product.
Only one word is needed..
They dont make a bad product they only make better & better than that..
If you got $300 to spend I would get a Set of Polyglass or some used K2's Or K2P's
You cant go wrong..
So in 41 less words FOCAL

Peace Troy

JimJ
02-28-2007, 10:35 PM
I've never used that specific Focal set, but nothing I've heard from CDT has particularly impressed me...

Fixxer
02-28-2007, 10:36 PM
I've never used that specific Focal set, but nothing I've heard from CDT has particularly impressed me...

Audition some of the higher end sets in a proper install.

I'm not sure if you have enough $$ there, but look into the Model: HD-62/M6 set.

WhoSayWho?
02-28-2007, 10:39 PM
For Rainbow send a private message to 6spdcoupe

For CDT send a private message to djdilliodon

Both of these guys have had more transactions here than they can probably remember. And they both have great reputations. Do not hesitate to buy from them for a moment. I would MUCH rather by from either of these guys than go through some website.

Oh, and they are both named Don -- and that is important.

Pyro_By_Nature
02-28-2007, 10:41 PM
Without a doubt, I'd go with the focals.I love their sound.

Echo42987
02-28-2007, 11:05 PM
I'm voting the Focals....

Not a biased opinion on that at all though!

-Nick-

SethPhillips
02-28-2007, 11:10 PM
oh and i vote focal. ran 2 set's of the k2 power 3 way's with the focal 5'' drivers. sounded amazing.

W8 a minute
03-01-2007, 09:28 AM
I've never used that specific Focal set, but nothing I've heard from CDT has particularly impressed me...

X2. I think CDT must be the most over priced, over hyped crap in car audio. But thats just MY opinion. The classic series just plain ***** and everything above that is priced 3x above what its worth.

I've had nothing but good luck with the Focal polyglass series but the power series (with the yellow, woven cones) have a tendency to warp in the heat.

troy_audi0
03-01-2007, 10:10 AM
X2. I think CDT must be the most over priced, over hyped crap in car audio. But thats just MY opinion. The classic series just plain ***** and everything above that is priced 3x above what its worth.

I've had nothing but good luck with the Focal polyglass series but the power series (with the yellow, woven cones) have a tendency to warp in the heat.

If you get them from a Autho dealer Im sure you can get them replaced..
If anything gose wrong with a Focal Speaker My Shop Replaces it no problem..
Peace Troy

Intercooler
03-02-2007, 10:40 AM
I have both. Look around here at the post I have going on how long it has taken SO FAR to get back on bad 6x9 from Focal :mad: I blew a couple of my CDT tweets and they took care of me like no other! I am extremely happy with CDT and all the pieces that I have of theirs. Top notch in my books! I wouldn't even consider another Focal anything.

troy_audi0
03-03-2007, 02:32 AM
Sorry to hear that Intercooler..
My shop tends to give you a new set & keep the ones we get back..
Or credit you for a set if the warranty is up & you want to try somthing difrent..
We tend to get all of the warranty items back in 2/3 weeks
With the CDT's Iv delt with the Xovers were crap strippedout screws & overall poor design.. But To each him own eh..
Good luck on whatever you endup getting..
Peace Troy