View Full Version : 6.5" Coaxial Suggestions

12-09-2008, 09:37 PM
So up to now I've been pretty set on getting 2 pairs of alpine type r coaxials, but because of some things that changed with people getting them for me (was supposed to be a gift from a relative), I thought it would be a good idea to look at some other options. I want coaxials just for ease of installation. I want RMS handling to be at least 100w (going to be powered with arc ks300.4). I also don't want to spend much more than $120 per pair. So any suggestions of speakers better than the alpines?

12-09-2008, 09:39 PM
I dont care for Coaxials, but I used some Infinitys a while back that were very nice.

12-09-2008, 09:40 PM
i'd say the ID CTX65 or CTX6's but they are a bit over 120 but well worth it.

12-10-2008, 03:53 AM
Look at ARCs Coaxials. Very affordable, and they can take that power too :). They sound great.

12-10-2008, 04:17 AM
i got a new set of kenwood excelon coax's for temporary use til i get my comps and comp amp. They arent bad off 40watts..sounds better than stockers.

these are the ones i got. http://www.google.com/products/catalog?hl=en&q=kenwood+excelon+6.5%22+coaxial&cid=11065982147101287236#ps-sellers

paid $75 for them at a local dealer with 1year warranty and free replacement.

12-10-2008, 04:30 AM
I have some Critical Mass RS coaxials...they are some of the best I have ever more...can be compared to if not better than any high end componets.......but a little more than the OP's budget....

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12-10-2008, 04:38 AM
O2 Audio Air 162

O2 Audio Air162 (http://www.oxygenaudio.fr/UI/Templates/ProductSpace/Product.aspx?Product=151&Family=94#)

PM Me if interested they are in your price range

12-10-2008, 09:52 AM
120$ per pairs? Please do yourselft a favor and buy one of the set suggested here. When I got those type r coaxial , I tough they sounded good. Few sets latter they simply sound like ****. Midrange is disguisting and the high aren't just there.

Or buy some cdt's entry set from woofersect... at this price

12-10-2008, 09:59 AM
I like the Polk dB coax's a lot. Decent midbass out of them and loud/clear highs...

12-10-2008, 10:03 AM
I like the Polk dB coax's a lot. Decent midbass out of them and loud/clear highs...

what he say. They are efficient too and can take around 100 watt rms of power

12-10-2008, 05:20 PM
Well I'm willing to spend a little more and get a better pair for the front and then get a slightly less expensive pair for the rear. Thoughts on these speakers?
CDT EF-61NEOX (http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=3365)
ARC FD6025 (http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=7316)
ID CTX65 (http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=5557)

12-10-2008, 05:32 PM
ID CTX65 (http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=5557)


12-10-2008, 05:34 PM
p.md you

12-10-2008, 05:34 PM
there's a great review on that speaker over at ca&e.com

http://www.caraudiomag.com/reviews/caep_0810_speaker_roundup_image_dynamics_eclipse_e xile/index.html

12-10-2008, 06:28 PM
I'm a little bit concerned about the mounting depth of those, they seem pretty big.
How about the CDT or ARC, how good are they?

12-10-2008, 06:30 PM
between the two i'd go arc but i really don't know anyting about them

12-10-2008, 06:58 PM
Well maybe I'll go with one pair of the IDs and one of the ARCs. The IDs should sound better from what you guys are saying, and if i end up not being able to get them in the doors I'll put them in the rear. Good idea?

12-10-2008, 11:28 PM
How are the Hertz HCX 165?

12-10-2008, 11:29 PM
they arc are really good

12-11-2008, 01:12 AM
I got two sets of the CDT EF-61NEOX in my ride, and I love them, the silk tweeter gets crisp and clear, but not too crisp like the Kappa’s, ( alot of people on here hate the Infinity's) and the mids are great, got them amp to a JL 300/4v2 and they want more power, no complaints here