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Suggestions for sound system in car

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Haymitch, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Haymitch

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    Howdy folks.

    I had a sound system in my previous car. Infiniti speakers, Alpine amp, Alpine radio, Diamond subwoofers.

    That car crapped out, and I now have a new (used) car. I would like to get a new sound system, and would like to hear some suggestions from the ever-knowledgable Clutchfans forum on where I would go to get the equipment and get it installed.

    I have 4 5X7 speakers and want only one 8" sub. I also want a relatively user-friendly radio and a 5 channel amp.

    This, along with the other parts needed to make them function to their highest capability and warranty, was quoted to me from Car Toys at $2,536. (Specfically, it was 4 Infiniti speakers, JL Audio sub, Infiniti amp, Alpine radio.)

    If it matters, I mainly listen to obscure metal bands, classic rock, and blues. So I don't need a pound-you-in-the-ass bass, just a sharp, crisp bass.

    Any words of wisdom and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    I can't give you locations on where to get things from etc, but I always found that a decent amp and some 6x9's are usually enough to handle most types of music.

    Stick the 6x9's on an MDF parcel shelf and you should be well away.
     
  3. Haymitch

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    I was told my speakers were 5x7s for my car model. Can I just put any size speaker in there?
     
  4. Haymitch

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    I know some of you must know something about this stuff...
     
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    you should get components in the front... the tweeters handle the high-range, the woofers handle the midrange...

    6x9s in the back should be hooked to a crossover as well to not reproduce high range...

    the vocals and such should only come from the front for good sound staging... like a stage at a concert

    and a sub... infinity powered subs are nice
     
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