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center channel speakers

so i was just lookin around last night and finally saw what he center channel speakers look like (from alpine) single DIN with a very small pair of speakers and tweeters in there. how difficult would it be to mount the center channel speaker plate and a single DIN H/U? are there brackets out there that is for 2 single DIN units? or will i have to make something
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Scoche has a dual din bracket:

http://www.scosche.com/scosche_carau...B&CategoryID=5

You do have to file down the opening for the stereo in the bezel.

Do a search on double din. A few people here have done it to their trucks.
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sweet thanks for that link man! once i get my bills paid off and have a nice cusion in my bank account im probally going to get a center mount speaker and the new alpine deck that is comming out in april.
http://www.alpine-usa.com/US-en/prod...model=iDA-X001

that looks sooo sexy! haha
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I wanted to put a center channel in my truck but i might be selling so i havent spent a dime.

I like that head unit. I just bought a Panasonic CQ-C8803U about a month ago. I wanted an Alpine but i didnt like the features it had. I didnt know the one your looking at was avaliable.
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its not avalible til april. but im going to wait until Custom Sounds Texas Heatwave car show in Austin, Tx since they will have all sorts of stuff for sale for REAL CHEAP. the 400dollar Focal compoents were goin for about 225. JL w7s were going for about 1-200 cheaper than retail if i remember right.
but im probally going to build an all alpine system.
with the center channel speaker, would it take Channel 3 and 4 on a 4ch amp? or just Ch. 3?

i saw that H/U last night and fell in love with it ha
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That center only needs a single channel.

With my setup i was going to bridge the outputs from the head unit for the center and run everything else off of amps.

Lucky. For deals, I have to hit up ebay most of the time.
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hmm. now i need to find another use for the 4th channel on the amp since im only going to run front components.
if i ran a set of 5 1/4 coax together to bring it down to 2ohm, would that hurt the amp or speakers at all? or should i just say screw it and only run the 3 channels?
or an extra set of tweeters in the pillers off 1 channel?
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I dont think it will hurt anything but you will only get one side of the music if you run it like that. Some songs play different instruments between left and right and also you will lose all audio if the music shift to one side. If your not running rears, some component systems let you power the mid speaker separate from the tweeter through the same crossover.

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-wBsawGz...10&I=107SR5250
I dont know if you want to spend that much.

If you put an extra set of tweeters, the highs might be too rich and it will annoy the hell out of you.
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damn! ya 800bux for 1 set of components is a no go haha.
i think ill jus run a front set of 6.5 components and the center channel and not even use the 4th channel.
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See im like wierd with stuff i buy. I would pay for those but only when its safe to (money wise). I like to have nice things.

Well good luck with the system. Post some pics when its done. Im curious to see how a center channel speaker and head unit look in a ranger.

Where you putting the center? I was going to put mine on the top.
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ya the new system wont be done until the summer. i need to sell my current setup first, and pay bills and im wanting a street bike so once i have the funds ill start over with my system. and the center channel will go on top for sure, since its that much closer to my ears, heigth wise..
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Well good luck with it. I know i still have some bills to pay.
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the new pioneer premier comps sound better than those polks and run about 250-300 online.
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