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squeak12
11-21-2007, 09:43 PM
Ive got a RF3002 for power. 75x2@4 and 150x2@2. I have my door pods started, I just need speakers. I will be running a pair per door. Which one and why?

Polk db651
http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?search=polk+6%2E5&i=107DB651

or

Kicker DS650.2
http://www.soundsolutionsaudio.com/shop/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=105

alex3kicker
11-21-2007, 10:02 PM
I had some of those kicker 6.5's once. Theyre nothing special really. Never heard the polks though.

zeuolaxxx
11-21-2007, 10:09 PM
Components!!

dB-SPL
11-22-2007, 10:50 AM
Kickers component line-up isn't really much to consider. I'm not sure how to put this without totally bashing Kicker. The build quality of their subs and amps far surpasses that of their components. I think Kicker just wanted speakers available for purchase to match their current line of products so consumers could have 'matching equiptment'. Just my $0.02.

-Bill-

60ndown
11-22-2007, 10:53 AM
polk dbs are good and easier to install than components

squeak12
11-22-2007, 02:23 PM
Good deal. Im not huge on SQ, so coax was a leading choice for ease of install. Also they are buy one get one 1/2 off with free shipping I think. Ill be sure to put up a build of the pods for yall.

Symon_say
11-25-2007, 05:38 PM
If your going for coax get Pioneer REV's

tcguy85
11-25-2007, 05:42 PM
i had a set of polk db 525's the 5 1/4 inch coax's. they sounded pretty good but they couldn't take any power. i had them on a rockford amp (cant remember the model) giving them about 100 watts per side and they didn't like it to much. i never killed them but i had them smelling pretty good quite a few times.

i would probably take the guy aboves advice. a lot of people are saying the Rev's from pioneer are the absolute best coax's you can get.

DejaWiz
11-25-2007, 06:02 PM
How about Pioneer REV comps all around?

Comps (http://sonicelectronix.com/item_808_Pioneer+TS-C160R.html) for the front and coax (http://sonicelectronix.com/item_6402_Pioneer+Premier+TS-D601P.html) for the rear?

tcguy85
11-25-2007, 06:26 PM
rsd's or rev's up front and if you must have rear fill, get a set of revs for the rear.