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Would Anyone Recommend These Speakers.........

Discussion in 'ICE (In Car Entertainment)' started by bbalfour, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. bbalfour

    bbalfour Guest

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    Hey guys, can you all help me out, if possible, before today's over with. I am looking to upgrade my entire car audio system with the Pioneer DEHSP043 car system. It's at Wal-Mart for $98.64. You get the receiver plus 4 speakers. I hope this works for my 94 Escort LX. Please help.

    Here's the link : http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product. ... id=3223417
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    Well I had about $1700 into my stereo at one point in time so, I would say that it's crap based on the level I had gotten my system to.

    *slaps self back to when I started out*

    It's better then stock if that's what you are looking for. If you want awesome sound, save up for something better. Those speakers are going to distort very quickly as volume increases. Also a little modification would need to be done to make them fit in the stock locations. Not hard but not straight forward either.

    If you want a budget system get a nice deck with good S/N ratio, 3-preouts, and then build your system around that. Don't skimp or you'll just end up spending more later. You can pick up some nice starter decks for about $160 that will keep you happy for a while.

    A deck alone will make the stock speakers sound loads better.

    Check out http://www.onlinecarstereo.com
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    Well, if you like it, get it, just rember, you get what you pay for.
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    You're going to notice more of an improvement by spending more on a deck and not upgrading the speakers. The difference from my $150 clarion to $450 Alpine just on stock speakers was amazing... then I went and bout about $600 in speakers too though... The door speakers will blow quick with a good 60X4 deck.
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    Probably from a lack of power or just really lousy speakers. :wink: I push 90w RMS to my front door speakers and run the stock rear speakers off the 21w RMS put out by the Alpine deck. Yeah I'm still on the stock rears. LOL The fronts more then make up for that though.
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    i blow stockers on my 45x4 head unit.

    i say for $100 its not a bad deal..id see if you cant go somewhere like ABC warehouse or someplace and listen to those model of speakers though..

    id never buy speakers i couldnt listen to first, just like buying a tv.. you have to watch it to see if you lke it enough to buy it.
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    The golden rule of car audio is to upgrade your speakers first (if you can't do it all at once), it is the best bang for your buck upgrade to the sound system. Damn near any "good" brand speaker is going to be better than the stock stuff (unless you have the JBL option in your car, not many of those Escorts around).
    I would suspect that at that kind of budget you just want something that is better sounding with more features than the stock. You'll do just fine with that system, as long as you understand that it is just an upgrade, not meant for full blown volume or quality.
    The other thing is, with 4 6.5" speakers, it's only going to work with a Sedan. The 2 and 4 door hatch uses 5x7 ovals in the rear, only the 4 door sedan (trunk) has the 6.5" in the back.
    HTH, Bill.
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    You don't want to get a 150w deck and still run your stock speakers....
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    I still think the deck was the best upgrade.... a stock deck doesn't give off a good enough sound to upgraded speakers to justify the change. The change in sound though from decks on my stock speakers was amazing. No, you can't turn up the stock speakers too high... but you don't get very good sound quality at a high level from the stock deck either. If I did it again, I would still get the deck first. You can get about a 1-4 months out of your stock speakers with a top of the line deck (mine lasted about a year off of my clarion, and then 2 days from my alpine).
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    I agree, the deck is the first thing to upgrade. Sound from the stock speakers with an amazing deck can easily put a stock deck running great speakers to shame. I know, because I have fiddled with both ways. If you want the speakers to last, just tune the crossovers to pull a little bass away from the speakers. That's the main reason I haven't upgraded the rears yet. They sound just fine with a crossover point of 120hz and letting the subs handle all the bass reproduction. Now granted you won't have subs yet but my point is they work just fine with a stock deck.

    When I take the subs out I'll turn the crossovers off so I still get a little bass but at the sacrifice of volume.

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