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Speakers? #224152 Jul 15, 9:39pm Jul 15, 9:39pm
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Speakers?
So I wanna keep the stock head unit in my 03 GT.. can i get some better speakers for it without replacing the head unit? I don't want something totally crazy... I'm also on sorta a budget so I can't afford a pair of $500 car speakers... I just want something to go in stock locations no setup in the back or anything

Re: Speakers? [Re: Erick022121] #224153 Jul 15, 10:23pm Jul 15, 10:23pm
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go with MB quartz or Infinity... specially if your not going to amp them, they will sound awesome with the stock headunit...but 10x better if they were to be amped thumbsup


ps: and the dont cost n arm and n leg... grin


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Re: Speakers? [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #224154 Jul 15, 10:49pm Jul 15, 10:49pm
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OO...also interested in this in the future.

Really want to replace the 2x side speakers on the rear because they get the most play. How much are they?


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Re: Speakers? [Re: Chelica815] #224155 Jul 16, 2:17pm Jul 16, 2:17pm
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side speakers r cheap. our celica's have 6.5 in the 2 doors and in the backs. but the speakers in the doors i didnt replace because theyre pretty good speakers for stock, i just bought 2 extra 6x9 and put them in the back hatch "area", and disconnected the 2 side speakers in the back because they would cancel out.

Re: Speakers? [Re: QuikCelicaChic] #224156 Jul 16, 3:02pm Jul 16, 3:02pm
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NOOOOOOO, don't do that!

The speakers in the Celi are awesome. They are crystal and and loud. They take a hell of a pounding. Its the stock stereo that sucks! Even the panasonic in the TRD sucked bad.

Re: Speakers? [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #224157 Jul 16, 4:48pm Jul 16, 4:48pm
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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
go with MB quartz or Infinity... specially if your not going to amp them, they will sound awesome with the stock headunit...but 10x better if they were to be amped thumbsup


ps: and the dont cost n arm and n leg... grin


Most MB quartz are REALLY expensive, I don't know where you've seen cheap ones. The cheapest MB quartz i've seen are $999/pair for components. Amps=more power=more headroom=better sound. And they're louder! (headbanging smilie here)

Expect to pay around $100 for a pair. More or less depending on the brand.


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Re: Speakers? [Re: Sancho] #224158 Jul 16, 5:01pm Jul 16, 5:01pm
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Get Alpine Type R's they shold cost on more than $500 if not less and for the money are the best buy IMO.


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Re: Speakers? [Re: SatinSilverGTS] #224159 Jul 16, 5:17pm Jul 16, 5:17pm
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apline or infinity, you can get a pair of 6.5 for $100, circuit city


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Re: Speakers? [Re: bmw52786] #224160 Jul 16, 8:07pm Jul 16, 8:07pm
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But what is the point if its a stock deck? It will still sound like crap.

Re: Speakers? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #224161 Jul 16, 8:51pm Jul 16, 8:51pm
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Just get an aftermarket headunit it will make you stock speakers sound so much better. Stock headunit with aftermarket speakers is not a good idea especiall if you dont have an amp.

Re: Speakers? [Re: vaio23] #224162 Jul 16, 8:55pm Jul 16, 8:55pm
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Kicker Components thumbsup i have them in my car and they are the cleanest sounding set of components i have heard. i paid $180 for them.


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Re: Speakers? [Re: celimangts17] #224163 Jul 16, 9:07pm Jul 16, 9:07pm
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Originally Posted by celimangts17
Kicker Components thumbsup i have them in my car and they are the cleanest sounding set of components i have heard. i paid $180 for them.


did you only get one pair of new 6.5? and if you did, which ones did you replace?


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Re: Speakers? [Re: vaio23] #224164 Jul 16, 9:08pm Jul 16, 9:08pm
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like most are sayin, its the head unit thats limitin your speakers

Re: Speakers? [Re: ravertony] #224165 Jul 16, 9:10pm Jul 16, 9:10pm
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what he said... all i have is a alpine head unit and my speakers sound so much better!!! thumbsup


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Re: Speakers? [Re: celimangts17] #224166 Jul 16, 9:15pm Jul 16, 9:15pm

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Originally Posted by celimangts17
Kicker Components thumbsup i have them in my car and they are the cleanest sounding set of components i have heard. i paid $180 for them.
You've never heard the JL XR's lol but yea get a headunit before you get speakers. The stock speakers arent to bad but the headunit is restricting them from their full capabilities.

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i got Infinity Kappa front & rear thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

Re: Speakers? [Re: Sancho] #224168 Jul 16, 10:07pm Jul 16, 10:07pm
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Originally Posted by Sancho
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
go with MB quartz or Infinity... specially if your not going to amp them, they will sound awesome with the stock headunit...but 10x better if they were to be amped thumbsup


ps: and the dont cost n arm and n leg... grin


Most MB quartz are REALLY expensive, I don't know where you've seen cheap ones. The cheapest MB quartz i've seen are $999/pair for components. Amps=more power=more headroom=better sound. And they're louder! (headbanging smilie here)

Expect to pay around $100 for a pair. More or less depending on the brand.


there is this MB Quart PCE 216 6.5 components thats around $269.00 and the DSE 216 for $129.00 and these are all in the same shop i bought my HU

Re: Speakers? [Re: bmw52786] #224169 Jul 16, 10:42pm Jul 16, 10:42pm
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Originally Posted by bmw52786
Originally Posted by celimangts17
Kicker Components thumbsup i have them in my car and they are the cleanest sounding set of components i have heard. i paid $180 for them.


did you only get one pair of new 6.5? and if you did, which ones did you replace?

i replaced the front two 6.5 and the tweeters. the component set comes with 2 6.5 and 2 tweeters. btw all the kicker components i have were fit inside my door with 0 modification to the doors. i just took the grills off the speakers. i did however keep the stock JBL 6.5 in the rear. i personally didnt want to put out the money for another set of components and have to find a place for the tweeters that come in the kit, so i kept the stock ones, they sound great with the kicker components. what makes these components and any other components good is if it says component on the box that means it prob comes with 2 6.5 and 2 tweeters and 2 crossovers. if you get just 6.5 and tweeters then it really wont sound as good as it would with the crossovers.


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Re: Speakers? [Re: Sancho] #224170 Jul 19, 11:33am Jul 19, 11:33am
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Originally Posted by Sancho

Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz

go with MB quartz or Infinity... specially if your not going to amp them, they will sound awesome with the stock headunit...but 10x better if they were to be amped thumbsup


ps: and the dont cost n arm and n leg... grin


Most MB quartz are REALLY expensive, I don't know where you've seen cheap ones. The cheapest MB quartz i've seen are $999/pair for components. Amps=more power=more headroom=better sound. And they're louder! (headbanging smilie here)

Expect to pay around $100 for a pair. More or less depending on the brand.


WTF $1000 lol dude, google, ebay, the web its all out there, i just bought the middle of the line pair for $200 no tax from a local authorized dealer.. http://search.ebay.com/MB-components_W0Q...ntrypageZsearch <---- is a list of them from ebay...

$1000 rofl crazy


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Re: Speakers? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #224171 Jul 19, 12:15pm Jul 19, 12:15pm
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Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
NOOOOOOO, don't do that!

The speakers in the Celi are awesome. They are crystal and and loud. They take a hell of a pounding. Its the stock stereo that sucks! Even the panasonic in the TRD sucked bad.

i've the JBL upgrades, they suck. the stock GT probably comes with fujistu, made of paper, which sucks even more. i would go with rockford X or Q series...

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My GT came with the stock JBL. I highpass them at 200HZ & they are loud and clear. The speekers are not the issue, the stock deck is. After you have replaced the deck, I would suggest infiniti midbass drivers and tweeters.

Rockford thumbsdown

Re: Speakers? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #224173 Jul 19, 4:56pm Jul 19, 4:56pm
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infinity or JBL

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