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    i have a 1997 Chevy Blazer with two 6.5" in the back and two 6.5" in the front. i would like to replace them and i've heard that i should go with coaxials in the back and components in the front....does this sound right?....i have an Alpine MRV-F340 multi channel amp and thats what i will run the speakers off of when i get them on top of the power my head unit will put out...here are some specs on it...

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    Car: 1995 Nissan 240sx
    Head-Unit: Alpine CDA-9807
    Speaker Amp: Alpine MRV-F340
    Sub Amp: Alpine MRD-M501
    Subwoofers: (2) Alpine SWR-1221D
    Speakers: stock Nissan speakers
    Wiring: Tsunami 4-guage multi-amp kit




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    Re: speaker layout question

    anyone know?



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    Re: speaker layout question

    You realize that you use the HU power or the amp power, not both, right? You can run coaxes, front and back. You can run components front and back. You could run components or coaxes up front and nothing in the back. It all comes down to preference and budget. I personally am getting ready to uninstall the rear speakers in my car once I get the front stage online. I don't like having sound come from behind me. But that is just as I said, personal preference.



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    Re: speaker layout question

    Quote Originally Posted by helotaxi
    You realize that you use the HU power or the amp power, not both, right? You can run coaxes, front and back. You can run components front and back. You could run components or coaxes up front and nothing in the back. It all comes down to preference and budget. I personally am getting ready to uninstall the rear speakers in my car once I get the front stage online. I don't like having sound come from behind me. But that is just as I said, personal preference.

    why dont you just fade it out?




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    Re: speaker layout question

    i have all my sound going to my rear, but thats cause my 3.5" in the front are sound like ****.




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    Re: speaker layout question

    Quote Originally Posted by wErd
    i have all my sound going to my rear, but thats cause my 3.5" in the front are sound like ****.
    I had the same problem until I bit the bullet and installed 5.25" components in my doors. The difference is unbelievable.

    Chop-chop:

    http://pages.cthome.net/davecullen/PanelSpeakerHole.JPG
    http://pages.cthome.net/davecullen/d..._installed.JPG



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    Front Stage: Hybrid Audio Technologies Imagine 5.25 mids, Morel Maximo tweets
    Sub Stage: Boston G3 10", 0.5 cu ft sealed
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    Re: speaker layout question

    Quote Originally Posted by linksyz
    why dont you just fade it out?
    I want the openings to vent the sub-bass into the interior.



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    Re: speaker layout question

    well my problem is i dont know what to buy....components or coaxials.....and where do i put em....coaxials in the back and components up front or what?? how would i power em....amp for the components and HU for the coaxials??? i have no idea but i'm ready to buy



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    Re: speaker layout question

    Get the best set of components that you can justify to yourself the price on. Put them in the front. Power them with the amp. Leave the stock rear speakers in and fade forward until you can't really distinguish the rear speakers. Give that a listen for awhile.



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    Re: speaker layout question

    ok thanx a lot thats what i needed to know i'll keep that in mind when i'm shoppin these next few weeks



    Car: 1995 Nissan 240sx
    Head-Unit: Alpine CDA-9807
    Speaker Amp: Alpine MRV-F340
    Sub Amp: Alpine MRD-M501
    Subwoofers: (2) Alpine SWR-1221D
    Speakers: stock Nissan speakers
    Wiring: Tsunami 4-guage multi-amp kit

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