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    Help please... Noob alert!

    So here's the deal guys. I've got one blown 6x9 in the back of my sonata, and I can't stand it. I've been doing some research and finally decided to upgrade my speakers. I plan on getting the JBL GTO638 (6.5" for the front doors and the JBL GTO938 (6x9 for the back). I have an aftermarket head unit (nothing special though).

    Now for my question(s)!:
    •does anybody have and remarks about these speakers?
    •what's a pretty good head unit for around [or less] than $250 that is satellite radio ready?
    •how hard is it to install aftermarket speakers in a 2000 Hyundai Sonata?
    •is an amp necessary to power these speakers, and if so what should I look for?

    Thanks for the replies and sorry for my ignorance when it comes to audio systems!







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    Re: Help please... Noob alert!

    Get a nice small amp def 4 channel. A lot of head units under 200 that are good check out some of the kenwood excelons.
    You can get a stock deal on aura 6x9s for your rears




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    the rears should only be for fill if you plan on running a sub later .if not a nice set of coaxials will work back there just fine .also yes there are quite a few $200 decks that will have what you need




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    Re: Help please... Noob alert!

    Aura 6900RPM 6" x 9" 2-way Coaxial Speaker Pair 269-185
    really nice speakers that surprised me with a lot of bass
    neo motor

    abd buy a nice set of components for the front
    Incriminator Audio I Series 6.5" Components

    Cadence TX Series 3004 4 Channel Car Amplifier Amp | eBay
    really nice steal of an amp and if you get a 4 channel it keeps you open to a nice low powered sub on the same amp in the future.

    Pioneer DEH-X8500BS CD/MP3/USB Car Stereo Receiver w/ Bluetooth with the sirius tuner 218
    this is a steal for a great unit and comes with everything you need to install bluetooth to 4v pre outs pandora android iphone etc




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    Re: Help please... Noob alert!

    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    the rears should only be for fill if you plan on running a sub later .if not a nice set of coaxials will work back there just fine .also yes there are quite a few $200 decks that will have what you need
    I've been checking out JBL GTO's. I've read a lot of positive reviews, but from the specs what do you think?

    Amazon.com: JBL GTO938 6 x 9-Inch 3-Way Loudspeaker: Car Electronics
    Amazon.com: JBL GTO638 6.5-Inch 3-Way Speakers (Pair): Car Electronics




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jlandry287 View Post
    I've been checking out JBL GTO's. I've read a lot of positive reviews, but from the specs what do you think?

    Amazon.com: JBL GTO938 6 x 9-Inch 3-Way Loudspeaker: Car Electronics
    Amazon.com: JBL GTO638 6.5-Inch 3-Way Speakers (Pair): Car Electronics
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    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    junk
    Why are they junk? I mean for $75 are they a good value?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jlandry287 View Post
    Why are they junk? I mean for $75 are they a good value?
    well for one max ratings mean nothing ,2 the 3 ways dont work the way you might think ,if any thing get 2 ways ,the middle part of the speaker drowns out a lot of the bass.and 3 for $75 i's look on parts express ,you'll get better , but you still get what you pay for




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    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    well for one max ratings mean nothing ,2 the 3 ways dont work the way you might think ,if any thing get 2 ways ,the middle part of the speaker drowns out a lot of the bass.and 3 for $75 i's look on parts express ,you'll get better , but you still get what you pay for
    I actually prefer 3 way over 2 way, I'm not so much going for a ton of bass, I'm going to loudness and sound quality.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jlandry287 View Post
    I actually prefer 3 way over 2 way, I'm not so much going for a ton of bass, I'm going to loudness and sound quality.
    then you would be better with the 2 ways in the back and components up front




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