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pimp smokey
08-17-2004, 01:54 AM
is there any advantage to having round coax's (5 1/4) over 5x7/6x8's? i need to replace my factory front door speakers which are 5x7. i went to 3 different shops and was told that round coax's are better??? can anyone clarify this. thanks

Acidburn
08-17-2004, 02:14 AM
generally round speakers have better SQ

Norcalracer283
08-17-2004, 02:22 AM
Yes, rounds sound better..... My 6 1/2's up front sound way better than my 4x6's in the back....thats purely on SQ

Jonahdude
08-17-2004, 02:24 AM
Oval speakers distort sooner than round speakers when you increase the volume.

squeak9798
08-17-2004, 11:17 AM
That's why plate speakers are cool. They have a two round speakers (mid & tweet) installed on a "plate" that will drop right in to your oval factory openings (4x6, 5x7,6x8). Kinda like a psuedo-component set with much better sound than oval speakers.

I had the Boston 746 4 x 6 plate speakers, and they were awesome.