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jstan84
08-22-2010, 04:50 PM
I just found out I am able to get some good deals on some equipment but I have hit a snag, I dont know what to get.

I can get kicker QS components or Infinity kappa perfect components for roughly the same price ($160ish). I would be getting 2 sets one for front one for rear and they would be going in an 06 titan crew cab. I could possibly put the tweeters for the rear up front too so the 6.5 in the rear doors just act as midbass fill. Does anyone have an experience or opinions with these speakers? Does anyone think that there is anything better at the same price?

As far as power goes I can pick up a kicker zx650.4 for about $150 or a polk 660.4 for about $60. would the polk be strong enough to push these components? Does kicker make decent amps to run components?

My bass situation is an L7 12 on a kicker zx750.1

jstan84
08-22-2010, 04:58 PM
I forgot to mention, quality is more important over loudness

jstan84
08-23-2010, 02:22 PM
any ideas?

whitedragon551
08-23-2010, 02:53 PM
Kickers amps, unless old school, pretty much sound like ***.

Any other options in your price range? For $160ish you could find a really nice set of used speakers here or even new on some sites.

If you can jump to $185 you can get a smoking deal on some Diamond Audio components. a in the model name is for aluminum dome tweeter, s is for silk dome tweeter.

Diamond Audio D661a Component Speakers - Car Speakers at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_15027_Diamond_Audio_D661a.aspx)

Instead of the D6 you could go with the D3's:

Diamond Audio D363.5 Component Speakers - Car Speakers at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_19448_Diamond_Audio_D3635.aspx)

Or the Cadence ZRS comps:

Cadence ZRS65KS Component Speakers - Car Speakers at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_20821_Cadence_ZRS65KS.aspx)

or JBL:

JBL P660c Component Speakers - Car Speakers at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_19922_JBL_P660c.aspx)

All great products that fit within your price range. Id take any of those sets before I considered Infinity or Kicker as a speaker to run. If your really set on those Kicker KS series here they are for way cheaper than what your buddy can get them for:

Kicker 08KS6502 Component Speakers - Car Speakers at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_19284_Kicker_08KS6502.aspx)

jstan84
08-23-2010, 04:42 PM
would the polk 660.4 be a better amp selection even though its lower power?

The components I was refering to were the QS not the KS
Kicker QS65.2 (09QS65.2) 6.5" QS-Series Component Car Speakers (http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_19433_Kicker+QS65.2+-09QS65.2-.html)
Would the diamond audio's be better than those? I have read some good reviews on the kickers from reputable sites

whitedragon551
08-23-2010, 04:46 PM
I loved my Diamonds. I personally dont like the sound of Kicker at all. They make good under rated amps, but Im not a fan of their speakers.

xoutofmyheadx
08-23-2010, 04:54 PM
160 bux for a 500 dollar set of comps? hell yeah i'd be all over those kicker comps. i think i'd choose those over the kappas.

whitedragon551
08-23-2010, 04:57 PM
160 bux for a 500 dollar set of comps? hell yeah i'd be all over those kicker comps. i think i'd choose those over the kappas.

Your paying for the name.

xoutofmyheadx
08-23-2010, 05:15 PM
i'm a jl fan myself, i've heard the diamonds and i like those too. so i get where you're coming from. but to say nah to a set of comps that are worth 3x what you're paying for them for is just crazy. at that kind of price even if he doesn't like em he can sell em for 200 so why not go for it? everybody has their own taste. so guys love focals, or hertz i don't care for the sound of them. i say go for the kicker you have nothin to loose.

whitedragon551
08-23-2010, 05:20 PM
Except we all know how much he paid. After he uses them and installs them he wont be able to sell them here for what they are worth. He will have to give his discounted price a discount.

Bass911
08-24-2010, 02:44 AM
If it's out of the 2, I'd get the QS hands down. I had some Perfects and they were a complete waste of time.

kickinaudio
08-24-2010, 09:58 PM
I'm using the QS60.2 set and love em. They're affordable and sound great. I put SSMB8's in the doors to make it a three way active setup. Powered by some old SX amps.. it's a sweet setup. Go for it man.

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