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socalglitch
11-17-2009, 08:04 PM
What would be the best possible speakers and amp to power the speakers I can buy for $600?

Total of 4 speakers
I have a mazda3 hatchback
I have a 12" type R sub already
No headunit...yet

looking for some people to point me in the right direction

ascitiesburn69
11-17-2009, 08:10 PM
600$ for just speakers and an amp. Thats a pretty hefty budget. You could get plenty of nice sets of comps and an amp to power them for half that.

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 08:13 PM
Well I want them to be good, and I would rather just throw the money down now and get something nice to hold me over for a couple years.

Noob question...I would only buy one set of comps...which is 2 speakers.
What would I do for the rears?

RED3
11-17-2009, 09:20 PM
well, I'm a noob as well, but if you would read a bit on the web (this site, and others) the consensus is that rear speakers are a waste of time/money/effort. do a search on "rear fill" and see what you get.

avi rep
11-17-2009, 09:23 PM
it all depends what youre trying to accomplish

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 09:33 PM
im trying to accomplish good sound quality with $600

avi rep
11-17-2009, 09:34 PM
what i meant is do you want rear speakers for your passengers or do you not care about them. me personally in my car i have a set of front componenets a 4ch amp and woofers. my 1 amp is powering everything up

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 09:36 PM
well now it seems like it makes sense to buy **** rears...and spend all my money on comps and an amp for that

does it really make sense to buy rears or no

avi rep
11-17-2009, 09:37 PM
not really....i know some people that leave the rears stock run them off the head unit and basically concentrate on the fronts

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 09:43 PM
it seems like it makes sense all my money will go to the comps now...can you really tell a difference if the rears are stock?

avi rep
11-17-2009, 09:44 PM
honestly your fronts can be so good that you wont even miss them. like i said if you had a chance to hear my car you can get a very good idea

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 09:46 PM
what do you have

avi rep
11-17-2009, 09:50 PM
i have a tru teechnology 4ch amp with avi bsm components and 2 avi 10inch woofers. btw check your pm

socalglitch
11-17-2009, 10:10 PM
anyone else?
what speakers and amp would you buy with $600

Frequentflyer
11-18-2009, 12:32 AM
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_17121_Precision+Power+PPI+356CS.html

http://www.shopatron.com/products/productdetail/part_number=KS%20300.2/1735.0.55639.0.0.0.0

There's $440 with $60 left to spare for some wire.

Oops, didn't realize you need power for the sub too. You'll need 4 channel:

http://www.shopatron.com/products/productdetail/KS+300.4/part_number=KS+300.4/1735.0.1.1.55639.0.0.0.0?

It's going to be hard with that 12, but bridge the rears for the sub and power the OE rear speakers off the HU if you need rear fill. If not, just unhook them. That'll eat up the rest of your money. That 12 is going to want a lot of power.

misfit138
11-18-2009, 12:44 AM
What's the voice coil configuration of your Type R sub?

socalglitch
11-18-2009, 02:20 AM
i wanna say 2 ohms
and oh
dont worry about the amp for the sub
i got that running off a mrp500

all im buying with the $600 is speakers and an amp for the speaks

misfit138
11-18-2009, 02:31 AM
i wanna say 2 ohms
and oh
dont worry about the amp for the sub
i got that running off a mrp500

all im buying with the $600 is speakers and an amp for the speaks

The DLS Ultimate UP6i's powered by the Boston Acoustics GT-40 should sound pretty nice.