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    what kind of wattage?

    i have an acura tl with a pioneer after installed radio i was wondering if i needed a specific wattage if i wanted to raplace my speakers and if they should be one way or two way or whatever. please help thanks.







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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    are u going to use an amp, or run them off the head unit?

    if ur going to run them off the head unit, i doubt u will notice a difference if u upgrade the speakers. i didnt.

    once i added an amp, i did. u can find cheap amps on here used to match whatever speakers u get.



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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    well whenever i turn my music loud the speaker makes a popping sound whenever the bass comes in so..




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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    and id run it out of the head unit




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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Find some 3ways or 4ways unless you want to go with a comp set. Your HU at best does 15-20watts per channel so u need to look for the most efficient speakers u can find. Most coaxial's are rated at atleast 40rms and since you have only half that power the more efficient the speaker the better your watts will serve you.

    What size speakers are your factorys?



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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    theyre 5 1/4 i think




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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Op you do know this is the classified section right?




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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Quote Originally Posted by lulwut View Post
    theyre 5 1/4 i think
    then find the most sensitive 5 1/4 3 ways you can find.



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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Quote Originally Posted by disturbed471985 View Post
    then find the most sensitive 5 1/4 3 ways you can find.
    sensitive as in what




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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Look at the specs of the speaker you are looking at and you will see each speaker has a Sensitivity rating. It will be a number something like 88db's @ 1watt. The higher the number is the more efficient the speaker is with the power it’s given. Example a speaker with a [email protected] rating will be louder than one with a rating of [email protected] rating with both getting the same amount of power.



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    Subwoofers Amp - 2 FSD 2600's strapped @ 1.6ohm
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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin775 View Post
    Op you do know this is the classified section right?
    apparently he doesnt he most likely saw speakers and clicked with out thinking.



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    Re: what kind of wattage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phoenix Risen View Post
    apparently he doesnt he most likely saw speakers and clicked with out thinking.
    lololololol my bad g




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