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6 1/2's are they worht it

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by trd taco guy, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Sep 2, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    trd taco guy

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    i have a set of 6 1/2 three way speakers sitting around from a old project is it worth throwing them in on my 09 access cab the ceiling speakers are garbage and im just wondering if it is worth throwing some 6 1/2's in the door or should i just save up and get a nice set of 6 x9's instead?
     
  2. Sep 2, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    sooner07

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    I prefer a nice 6.5" over a 6x9, if I am going to be using a sub. Otherwise, a 6x9 will most likely give you a littl bit better midbass and bass response.
     
  3. Sep 2, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    90% of decent sounding installs will utilize a 6.5" speaker so there isn't any reason to fear them. Anyone who says you can't get bass out of a 6.5" speaker doesn't know what their doing.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:09 AM
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    I'm assuming that you are not directing that at my post, since I didn't say you couldn't get bass out of 6.5"s. :D

    Either way, I'd try the 6.5's out for now and see if they respond better than the stock POS. Then, save for a nice set of 6.5" components.
     
  5. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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    Yea toss them in an notice how the stock tweeter magnet dwarfs the stock woofer magnet
     
  6. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    Okay sounds like it's prob worth throwing them in but from what I understand I'm going to need some sort of mounting bracket and a wire so I can hook up to the stock plugs are there any other options out there besides tacotunz? Nothing against them just wondering what's out there
     
  7. Sep 3, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    perfer 6.5 better than 6x9 like everyone said what i did i installed 6.5 components and it sounds great good midbass and hi's
     
  8. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    Chickenmunga

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  9. Sep 3, 2009 at 11:55 PM
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    I made my own mounting brackets out of mdf. 1/2" for the rear, 3/4" for the front. It wasn't difficult. I just used the stock speakers as a template. Then, I spliced in some spade connectors to the stock speaker wires.
     
  10. Sep 4, 2009 at 5:38 AM
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    ItalynStylion

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    No not at all. I've heard other people on this forum state that you can't get midbass out of 6.5's. I agree that 6x9's have the advantage in cone area but a good 6.5" speaker is hard to beat.
     
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