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View Poll Results: How loud???
1-10, road nose > music, safety first 2 1.26%
11-25, average with windows up 20 12.58%
25-40, gettin down in the taco 57 35.85%
40-50, windows down rockin out 31 19.50%
50+, windows down, rockin out on the air guitar singin FREE BIRD 17 10.69%
Max.....need a louder system 32 20.13%
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Old 01-04-2010, 06:30 AM   #1
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How loud?

Seeming the trend with polls these days, the "what music do you listen to" in your taco thread got me thinking.

How loud you normally listen to your music in your truck?

By myself i usually push it to around the 40's but when i'm with people i usually keep it around 20's. Mainly for safety purposes. But if i'm really feeling the music it wouldnt be a huge stretch for me to push those cruddy stock speakers to the max air drumming the whole way.

with one hand on the wheel at all time of course gotta practice safe air drumming.
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Old 01-04-2010, 06:40 AM   #2
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Old 01-04-2010, 06:54 AM   #3
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its not the air guitar for me...more like the steering wheel drum set!
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:19 PM   #4
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50+ for me....but only because im half deaf and cant hear shit.
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:20 PM   #5
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max, because im a kid, and usually don't wanna talk to the other person in the car
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Old 01-07-2010, 08:43 PM   #7
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I had the stock speakers replaced with All Alpine units in the doors and a 4 channel Alpine amp so the stock setup was week at 30 and usually ran it in the 45 to 50 range. Now with the custom unit and stock deck Im at the 25 to 30 range. Unless its summertime and windows down its in the 45 range.
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Old 01-07-2010, 09:07 PM   #8
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Yeah, I'm really wanting to get an aftermarket system in my taco, I'm thinking 2 JL3TW5's on 1000 watts rms had it in my old stationwagon lets see if we can do it in the taco haha

maybe 4x45W or up RMS for the doors to even it out

Alpine PDX amps maybe?
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Old 01-07-2010, 09:09 PM   #9
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The stock radio non JBL at the loudest isn't all that loud... Sounds good tho....
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Old 01-07-2010, 09:09 PM   #10
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I usually rock out while i'm driving so 50+ Windows down with the horn a blowin lol
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Old 01-07-2010, 10:02 PM   #12
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Have it loud most of the time. I love my music. I'm still rocking the stock JBL system though. I'll change that out one of these days.
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Mostly listening to XM channels these days. Blue Collar Comedy = 30, Classic Vinyl = 40+.
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its not the air guitar for me...more like the steering wheel drum set!
x2 haha sometimes i feel like the steering wheel is going to get bent on the hard songs haha
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Old 01-10-2010, 07:33 AM   #17
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I find myself maxing the stereo out quite often. I listen to a lot of live recordings that seem to be lower volume. Hopefully getting an AVN726E will fix this, anyone know what the stock head unit pushes RMS wise?
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With my stock HU, when it worked, I had it maxed out with the windows down. Now with my Pioneer HU I usualy keep it around 30-40 I'm scared to blow the stock speakers.
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Well my system max's out at 30. My average volume is 19-24 cuz i dont feel like replacing speakers but its pushing 102 decibels with my kickers so I'm happy
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