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Jul 15, 10:39pm - #224152 
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

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Jul 15, 11:23pm - #224153 
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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Jul 15, 11:49pm - #224154 
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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Jul 16, 3:17pm - #224155 
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.

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Jul 16, 4:02pm - #224156 
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.

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Jul 16, 5:48pm - #224157 
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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Jul 16, 6:01pm - #224158 
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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Jul 16, 6:17pm - #224159 
apline or infinity, you can get a pair of 6.5 for $100, circuit city


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Jul 16, 9:07pm - #224160 
But what is the point if its a stock deck? It will still sound like crap.

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Jul 16, 9:51pm - #224161 
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.

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Jul 16, 9:55pm - #224162 
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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Jul 16, 10:07pm - #224163 
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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Jul 16, 10:08pm - #224164 
like most are sayin, its the head unit thats limitin your speakers

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Jul 16, 10:10pm - #224165 
what he said... all i have is a alpine head unit and my speakers sound so much better!!! thumbsup


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Jul 16, 10:15pm - #224166 
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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Jul 16, 11:05pm - #224167 
i got Infinity Kappa front & rear thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Jul 16, 11:07pm - #224168 
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

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Jul 16, 11:42pm - #224169 
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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Jul 19, 12:33pm - #224170 
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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Jul 19, 1:15pm - #224171 
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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Jul 19, 2:17pm - #224172 
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.

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Jul 19, 5:56pm - #224173 
infinity or JBL

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