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    Replacing my existing speakers?

    I currently have:
    Front Doors: Boston Acoustics SX65
    Rear Doors: JL TR600 CXI

    Is there anything I can do to make this sound better?

    If you suggest an amplifying it any suggestions on a make and model?
    Or possible replacements for what I currently have?







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    You can maybe get some improvement by going active or using a secondary amplifier.

    Are you running a replacement HU or stock?

    Also, how much are you looking to spend?







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    x2 on amping and need budget.



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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?



    I do what I can...







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    sell the rear fill and take that money and invest it in an amp for ur fronts




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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    Rear fill is pretty much useless...







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    Werd.



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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    ok i currently am running a Premier DEH-P680MP

    i also have subs in my trunk that are 2 10w0's running off a 250/1... but anyhow

    i also drive an SUV so selling the rear "fill" would be a bad idea IMO

    looking to spend maybe 600$ max.

    whats does go active mean? (sorry i'm not too car audio savvy yet...)




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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    Active means you run an amp for each speaker. Like one two channel amp for tweeters one amp for mids. This uses electronic signal processing (either in the HU or in a electronic outboard crossover) for the crossover instead using of the passive ones that component a lot of times come with.







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    I'd just get an amp for the front and rears then. A Kicker ZX650.4 will provide more than enough power for what you currently have. Also give you some overhead for any possible future upgrades.



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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    I agree...

    A lot of times the HU distorts very quickly.







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by joetama View Post
    I agree...

    A lot of times the HU distorts very quickly.
    True. And Pioneer clearly states in the Owner's Manual that you can get the 4x22w rms... but at 5% THD. And external amp would eliminate that problem.



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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by DejaWiz View Post
    True. And Pioneer clearly states in the Owner's Manual that you can get the 4x22w rms... but at 5% THD. And external amp would eliminate that problem.
    Indeed... My brother runs a 880 with a Pioneer amp on his stock speakers in his IS and WOW... Sounds amazing...







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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    ok, so u recommend the kicker amp? any reason that one in particular over any other brands?




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    Re: Replacing my existing speakers?

    It's build like a brick sh!thouse and will do more than rated power. For the money ocs.com is asking, it's one heck of a deal.



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