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Old 04-30-2018, 11:49 AM
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Anyone know the brand/model of the stock speakers? I'm trying to look up details (frequency response, resistance, power requirements, etc). Trying to feed that into a decision on whether I replace just the speakers, or add an app as well. I'm not a huge audiophile so I'm hoping to just get away with speaker upgrade.

I have seen a lot of threads on upgrades, but haven't been able to find details on the OEM speakers.
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Don't know the exact specifics, but they're junk .You wouldn't want to add an amp to them, as the stock radio is alredy enough to make the distort. I recently replace my fronts with a JBL club 6x9 component set and have a set of JBL club 6.5 coax in the rear doors. Both sets running off the sync 3 system, no amp (yet). Sounds much, much, better.
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Don't know the exact specifics, but they're junk .You wouldn't want to add an amp to them, as the stock radio is alredy enough to make the distort. I recently replace my fronts with a JBL club 6x9 component set and have a set of JBL club 6.5 coax in the rear doors. Both sets running off the sync 3 system, no amp (yet). Sounds much, much, better.
Ok cool. Yeah my plan was either speaker upgrade, or speaker upgrade *and* amp upgrade. I wouldn't supply an amp to them, that'd be pointless. But I did want to get a sense of whether I can get the sound I'm looking for with a simple speaker upgrade. I'll take a look at the ones you did. Did you do it yourself or have someone install it?
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Ok cool. Yeah my plan was either speaker upgrade, or speaker upgrade *and* amp upgrade. I wouldn't supply an amp to them, that'd be pointless. But I did want to get a sense of whether I can get the sound I'm looking for with a simple speaker upgrade. I'll take a look at the ones you did. Did you do it yourself or have someone install it?
Did it myself. Got them from crutchfield so I got all the needed accessories. Mounted the cross overs inside the radio stack using double sided body panel tape, as you cannot run a wire back from the door easily with the way the connector in the door boot is made. Used a FOR11MKi wire loom to split out the audio out and run it to the crossover, then from the cross over back into the factory wiring for the doors, then ran a new wire up to the a pillars to connect the cross over to the new tweeters. In the future I will add small for channel amp for the doors/tweeters, and a sub/amp for the the rear. Def get a 6x9 for the fron doors. I did have the club 6.5' speakers in there at first, but they lacked the lower mid bass.
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Did it myself. Got them from crutchfield so I got all the needed accessories. Mounted the cross overs inside the radio stack using double sided body panel tape, as you cannot run a wire back from the door easily with the way the connector in the door boot is made. Used a FOR11MKi wire loom to split out the audio out and run it to the crossover, then from the cross over back into the factory wiring for the doors, then ran a new wire up to the a pillars to connect the cross over to the new tweeters. In the future I will add small for channel amp for the doors/tweeters, and a sub/amp for the the rear. Def get a 6x9 for the fron doors. I did have the club 6.5' speakers in there at first, but they lacked the lower mid bass.
I'm assuming because the 6x9 is a physically bigger speaker, it has a better frequency response at the lower ranges?
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Also did you replace the front/mid dash speaker as well? I assume the components are for front L/R
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I'm assuming because the 6x9 is a physically bigger speaker, it has a better frequency response at the lower ranges?
Yes, larger surface area, more efficient at the lower frequencies. Voice coils are probably the same size as the 6.5s though.
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Also did you replace the front/mid dash speaker as well? I assume the components are for front L/R
XLs don't include a center speaker .I would have left it disconnected is it had on though. i don't really care for center speakers unless it's a home theater.
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I'm assuming because the 6x9 is a physically bigger speaker, it has a better frequency response at the lower ranges?
The stock front door speakers actually play down to 40 hz when EQ boosted. I know this because I played test tones and measured SPL. They are junk (at higher volumes and frequencies) but they will likely play lower than many quality replacements.
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The stock front door speakers actually play down to 40 hz when EQ boosted. I know this because I played test tones and measured SPL. They are junk (at higher volumes and frequencies) but they will likely play lower than many quality replacements.
Yeah it may be a combination of multiple frequencies and volume. I have noticed that when I play certain songs, I don't get those deeper frequencies (when compared to other vehicles with better soundsystems), and figure higher quality speakers can drive those frequencies better.
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