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    Hi Guys,

    Need your advise and help on a sound system I want to set up On my Astra MK4 Saloon 1.6 16V.

    Head Unit - Pioneer DEH-P9600
    Speakers - MB Quart either QSD213 or PCE213
    Subs - JL 12" not sure which model. any suggestions
    Amp - Any suggestions

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    cant go far wrong with 12w3 subs, if you want a JL amp to go with it, you best have deep pockets.

    As usual, a budget would help.
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    Well, I have Rockford Fosgate amps (551x & 250.2) and they sound very nice...

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    I got the Pioneer DEH-P9600MP and been very happy with it. Can't go wrong with that...

    Heard good things about the JL subs. Just make sure you wire it up with a powerful amp in the first place to get best out of the subs. (remember most amps power are rated at 14.4v. A car battery is 12v so you will never be running that figure)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK4_16V
    (remember most amps power are rated at 14.4v. A car battery is 12v so you will never be running that figure)
    when the engine is off yes the car battery will only supply 12V but when the engine is running and the alternator is doing all the work the car will supply 14.4V

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    Quote Originally Posted by A5TRA 59ORT
    when the engine is off yes the car battery will only supply 12V but when the engine is running and the alternator is doing all the work the car will supply 14.4V
    Nope, not really more like 13.8V to 14.02V range at the amp. To truely get 14.4V or more you need to upgrade the alternator with a high output one.

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    ...like meeeeeee! I think im getting 14.3v or something stupid to my amp
    Any info on V6 MK4 conversions greatly appreciated!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MK4_16V
    I got the Pioneer DEH-P9600MP and been very happy with it. Can't go wrong with that...

    Heard good things about the JL subs. Just make sure you wire it up with a powerful amp in the first place to get best out of the subs. (remember most amps power are rated at 14.4v. A car battery is 12v so you will never be running that figure)
    how much did the head unit cost you? was recomended to get jbl gto 755/6 whatcha think?

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    what size speaker fit in my astra. still thinking of getting the MB Quart but don't really know which one QSD 213 or 216.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nash
    what size speaker fit in my astra. still thinking of getting the MB Quart but don't really know which one QSD 213 or 216.
    17cm in the front of the MK4's and 13cm in the rear if it's a 5 door, 17cm all other models
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