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    better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    any suggestions i have the 6.5" rsd components right now but they arent as lively as i would like...any ideas?? im giving them about 120 watts each.







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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    what don't you like about them?



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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    i dont know just dont seem as great as everyone made them out to be.... they sound **** good and have awesome clarity but it seems like they love a TON of power...would deadening and sealing my doors make a big difference?? maybe me hearing my dumped flowmaster rumble under my music is throwing them off lol




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Check the classifieds for some used Rainbow SLC 265 Kicks, or if you want to buy new, the MB Quart PCE-216 aren't bad either. I think you can pick them up on eBay for your price range.

    Or you can roll your own, pick up seperate woofers and tweeters, and go active, if you have a 4-channel amp and a HU or crossover that will do the filtering.




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Deadning your doors will make the world of difference..



    Quote Originally Posted by Terranova View Post
    The gain is set around 750 right now. I need to get together with my buddy and plug his stethoscope in to set it to 1000.
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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Quote Originally Posted by kross View Post
    Check the classifieds for some used Rainbow SLC 265 Kicks, or if you want to buy new, the MB Quart PCE-216 aren't bad either. I think you can pick them up on eBay for your price range.

    Or you can roll your own, pick up seperate woofers and tweeters, and go active, if you have a 4-channel amp and a HU or crossover that will do the filtering.
    Heard both, and i dont think either set you recommended as an upgrade.. Work with what you got first. His doors havent even been touched.



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    The gain is set around 750 right now. I need to get together with my buddy and plug his stethoscope in to set it to 1000.
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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Yes, definitely. And seal them, too!




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    can someone point me in the right direction on how to seal and deaden doors?? i have an idea but i want to make sure and do it right.




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Here's a how-to, I'm sure there are others, too:

    http://www.raamaudio.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?p=ht




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Damping the doors is a good idea, going to a quite Cadillac style muffler is an even better one.

    For better speakers, try Cerwin Vega V-Max-65 - they will liven things up.



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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    yea im keeping the muffler sorry man....but i will be making it a rear exit in the stock location should eliminate 90% of cab noise....but im looking into deading and sealing....one question though: what if i have to service my window or window regualtor?? is it hard to remove the deadener?




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    Re: better than phoenix gold rsd for $150?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary S View Post

    For better speakers, try Cerwin Vega V-Max-65 - they will liven things up.
    Is this some sort of a joke?



    Quote Originally Posted by Terranova View Post
    The gain is set around 750 right now. I need to get together with my buddy and plug his stethoscope in to set it to 1000.
    Quote Originally Posted by infamous_e46 View Post
    Start fcking one of the guys in the *** to make her jealous

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