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rc10mike
02-16-2008, 06:40 PM
Im looking to run active 6.5 up front but lack a decent location for a tweeter, to keep it simple I would rather have coaxials.

My old Infinity Kappas were coaxial, but had external crossovers. Anyone know of any more like that? I dont want to rip apart my Revs....

the727kid
02-16-2008, 06:54 PM
Why not make kicks? Tweets won't work in A-pillar?

jmanpc
02-16-2008, 06:56 PM
mb quart pce-216

rc10mike
02-16-2008, 06:56 PM
No, the stock door location is good enough for me, plus my car is still too new for me to start tearing apart!

DBfan187
02-16-2008, 06:59 PM
aren't all coaxials active?

rc10mike
02-16-2008, 07:02 PM
The PCE 216's look nice. What would a good price for them? A lot of places say they're not in stock, woofersetc has them for 199.99. Is that a decent price for these?

jmanpc
02-16-2008, 07:03 PM
you can find em on ebay for ~150 sometimes.

but 199 is a good deal. i paid 310 for mine.

bimma85
02-16-2008, 07:05 PM
boston pro?
aura mr series?

James Bang
02-16-2008, 07:08 PM
ID CX comps or XS comps can have the tweet mounted coaxial style.

ultimate157
02-16-2008, 07:16 PM
aren't all coaxials active?

They're talking about the ones with a mid and a tweeter, but the tweeter is mounted on axis. Most of the time they're hooked up like normal coax's, with a passive crossover built onto the basket.

rc10mike
02-16-2008, 07:16 PM
If I judged a book by its cover, I would say that the ID CX's look pretty cheezy with that cardboard outer surround like speakers from about 15 years ago. Im sure it has some special purpose.. but I see they're pretty expensive. Are they actually that good? Im not trying to bash your reccomendations, Im just curious.

helotaxi
02-16-2008, 11:44 PM
Nothing wrong with a cardboard outer ring...function is much more important than form.