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Your Best Speakers-opinions!

i need some opinions on past expiriences with car speakers-which you prefeer and why?

thinking about pioneer/infinity/kicker speakers.. maybe polk


lets see what you got

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I have pioneer's in my truck and it sounds real good for a stock HU.
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i like my ba's
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My friend has some 6x9 kenwoods, not that bad. What kind of music do you listen to?
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mostly rockish.. i have been known to bump kanye or J-5 from now and then though.
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do you have a price range in mind?
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are you looking for subs or everything
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Boston Acoustic components! Or the JL XR series components.
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I prefer the Pioneer...I've used Sony in my sisters Focus, and in the doors of my Mustang.

They all kick hard. I think that the Sony's were louder, but the Pioneer had a more refined sound.

I've looked into components, but I still an leary about them.
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Pioneer is a very strong company to go with and judging by brands you listed you are looking to spend no more than $150 for a set. there's alot of better companies but they are out of your price range. I'd go with a set of pioneer 3 ways for the rear and save up for some nice components, like Diamond audio or Rainbows.
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Memphis!
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well i think i have the sub + amp picked out..

i need some pretty good speakers. nice and crisp. no components. not enough mulah, nor do i know how to hook those bad boys up. most likely good 3 way speakers... any suggestions? pioneers seem to be a little cheaper than most. 6 x 8 also

i dunno.. is it hard to put in components? they look hard as hell... do i need an amp for them? im kinda an audio newbie so i really need good feedback.
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my roommate kickers sound good but they are amped how much money are you talking any range would be helpful
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about 200-240 for all 4 speakers i guess.. somewhere around there.

ill get a sub done later on

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it depends on ur preference. do u like brassy highs or soft highs? what bout mid bass, soft or tight? how bout mid range?

ur best bet is to head to a few stereo shops with a favorite CD and check em out urself. granted they wont sound exactly the same in ur truck as they did in the store but it'll give u a general idea.

swoop, whats to be leary bout components?
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that sounds good.... actually.

i think i should have looked today.. o well. friday the new HU goes in and then SAT im spending in a soup kitchen.. ill see eventually.

i like a crisp (i guess thats brassy) high, and pretty soild mid bass. if that helps
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Leary as I don't know much about them, nor have I ever heard them in action before.
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components sound GOOD Swoopie... thats all you should know. lol

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what kinda music is good on memphis.... how much do they generally run?

Some im interested in-Memphis

would i need an amp for these speakers?

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Well i haven't been in to upgrading my audio for a few years now but when i was big into it i loved sound stream i had a couple sets of subs and a friend of mine had the components and the were great. I do know that the company sold out to someone else and i haven't heard any of there new stuff but back in 2000 the spl's were the best sounding things that i had ever heard
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what kinda music is good on memphis.... how much do they generally run?

Some im interested in-Memphis

would i need an amp for these speakers?
that is the 6x9 version of what i am running... m-class 5x7's...basically that is the same thing as what you get in a component set. what i like about them is that the tweet is mounted on the speaker and it is directional. as for sound they are great...but yes they do need to be amped. something like this would be good for two sets of 5x7's
http://cgi.ebay.com/Memphis-16-PR100...QQcmdZViewItem


also hooking up an amp to your doors isnt as hard as you think. just get enough wire to go from where you mount the amp to the rear of the stereo...then attach them to the wire adapter that is plugged in to the factory harness. that way you dont have to run new wires through your doors.


as for the music... all kinds sounds great...actually i listen to mostly rap but rock and other stuff sounds better on them.
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a great sounding set of comps are the www.CDTAUDIO.com get at me i can get most of them for half the price or less. EF or CL they are great and crisp with detailed mids i was skeptical at first but being an car audio installer for over 5 years i had the itchin to try them and hands down sound better than my alpine type-r's, infinity kappas, and JLxlcr comps that i have used in the past. and alot better than any pioneer or sony in that range
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PIONEER all the way they sound nice
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