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    Icon32 competition head unit

    im wondering what i should look for in a competition head unit?

    i was thinking of going with mcintosh, nakamichi, or if i can find it the clarion drx9255, people say thats the best sounding cd player made..

    what are you 2 cents?







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    Re: competition head unit

    Sony CDX C-90.



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    Re: competition head unit

    Denon Z1

    my alpine 9815 does really well for the money.



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    Re: competition head unit

    i m pretty sure the high end ones would do well (ie: nakamichi).

    but i think eclipse and alpine would do well too. i would have to vote for eclipse, just cuz i m gettin one soon hopefully.




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    Re: competition head unit

    Quote Originally Posted by Gauntlet
    Sony CDX C-90.
    Im going to have to agree with this one. A lot of people will say that this deck is hands down the best deck ever made. Sony ES was such an awesome line... too bad they shut it down for junk (xplod)



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    Re: competition head unit

    Eclipse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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    Re: competition head unit

    Quote Originally Posted by mattj
    Im going to have to agree with this one. A lot of people will say that this deck is hands down the best deck ever made. Sony ES was such an awesome line... too bad they shut it down for junk (xplod)
    what makes it such a good deck?

    i heard the clarion drx9255 was the best ever made, cause it had the mcintosh internals, and then clarion added some stuff.. ill see if i can get some specs on it




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    Re: competition head unit

    on a list of about top 10 decks around in no order:

    1) Alpine F1
    2) Pioneer dex p9 combo
    3) pioneer p1r
    4) Eclipse 8053 i think is the #
    5) Denon Z1
    6) Sony Cdx C90
    7) Mcintosh high end
    8) Alpine 7998
    9) Nak high end
    10) Clarion 9255

    like i said those are my personal fav's and one's i've either owned or worked directly with. personally i love my p1r and my friend who owns the c-90 wishes he had my p1r instead of his c-90. in all honesty, anything that anyone has named unless they go into new eclipse which are trash are fantastic h/u's that will cost a very pretty penny.

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    Re: competition head unit

    Well, it just so happens that I have a P1r for sale. Imagine that.

    If I were going to shell out $1k or better on a HU, I'd definately go with the P9 combo. Incredible amount of flexibility with that unit.




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    Re: competition head unit

    Quote Originally Posted by k-mart
    Well, it just so happens that I have a P1r for sale. Imagine that.

    If I were going to shell out $1k or better on a HU, I'd definately go with the P9 combo. Incredible amount of flexibility with that unit.
    how much? pics? condition?

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    Car mods: Lowered on Mazdaspeed springs with Koni Yellow shocks, Racing beat front/rear sway bars with AWR end links, LED turn signals, tail lights, front side markers, 18" ADR Cypher rims, 55w HID's in low beam and fogs, 5% tint all the way around. No go fast mods yet...tuning and Mazda6 don't go well together .

    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

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    Re: competition head unit

    hrmm... considering trades? lol im broke for now... moving down south...




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    Re: competition head unit

    Whattya have to trade?




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