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    Speaker recommendations

    Christmas AND Birthday coming up for me so I'm looking at changing the standard speakers in my SXi. I want something that will still fit behind the VX grills and that doesn't require major engineering to get them to fit
    (Have to be a bit boring as I don't want to lose cash on resale.)

    I've got an JVC KD-AVX33 headunit so want something that can cope better than the standard VX speakers.......any ideas please?

    Don't need anything insane and am not interested in extra amps, just want more boom than what I've got.
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    Alpine SPS-171A's will do the trick nicely.
    If you feel spicy then i'd recommend the Boston S60's aswell for better clarity.

    Throw in a few pieces of dynamat/secondskin/flashing tape you'll be laughing.

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    LPG ftw

    Most 3rd party speakers will sound better than the OEM ones - I'd also suggest checking the manual for the HU to ensure you have it set correctly. My Kenwood can be set for 6.5" speakers/OEM/5" and the setting for 6.5" sounds much much better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevesAstra View Post
    Alpine SPS-171A's will do the trick nicely.
    If you feel spicy then i'd recommend the Boston S60's aswell for better clarity.

    Throw in a few pieces of dynamat/secondskin/flashing tape you'll be laughing.
    Cool....thanks

    They both seem to be more or less the same price, spoilt for choice now.

    As you are talking to an ICE Moron.....what would the dynamat do for me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nry View Post
    LPG ftw
    I'd also suggest checking the manual for the HU to ensure you have it set correctly.
    I just installed it, felt all pleased with myself for managing to hide the miles of cable/connectors on the back of these and got on with it......that was six months ago.......must read the manual I guess

    LPG is suddenly cool with all this Credit Crunch balls.....people used to laugh at me.....now they're impressed
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    LPG has saved me a fortune, had it on the car since new 6.5 years ago.

    Getting slightly miffed that in Cumbria it's now 61.9p per litre - it used to be 50% the price per litre of petrol but it's now 66% the price. Still cheaper to run though, and sooo much better for the engine! Cheaper car tax aswell

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    Quote Originally Posted by nry View Post
    Getting slightly miffed that in Cumbria it's now 61.9p per litre

    Getting my own thread off topic I know......it's 45p here, used to be 37p up until a few months ago. I do 500 miles a week so it's cool


    Back to speaker recommendations....
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilll View Post
    Cool....thanks

    They both seem to be more or less the same price, spoilt for choice now.

    As you are talking to an ICE Moron.....what would the dynamat do for me?
    Dynamat essentially makes the surface it's adhered to "denser", this means in short that it will vibrate less.
    Advantages of this are that it keeps noise from outside out better, and sound inside, in better. Meaning less road noise, more sound is retained, louder sounding system.

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