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anyone recommend online car audio places?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by wildjerseyfirefighter, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Jun 7, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter [OP] I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    Im looking to upgrade my door speakers and add tweeters. I know Im looking at the mtx line and they have to be 6.5" for the fronts. tweets are 1". Ive tried tons of places, and no one really carries MTX..Can anyone give me an idea where to start? Ive already tried crutchfield also as my last resort:rolleyes:
     
  2. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    Why MTX? I've never been a fan.
     
  3. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:11 PM
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    mtx does make some quality stuff, i just got two of thier new 10" thunderthin subs and i was very suprised at how well they sounded...i have recently bought about 600 worth of stereo equipment from www.sonicelectronix.com and have had a great expeirence with them...they were who suggested the mtx subs...i was hesitant but took his advise and he was right....i compared them to two jl 10w1v2 and two pioneer premier flat subs so i do have a basis to compare to...they have a new line of mtx stuff there that looks pretty good....a
     
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    I've had good experiences buying from the audiophile regulars on the www.diyma.com classifieds. You can find lots of good equipment there used and "NIB" (new in box).
     
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    pleeeeeaaaase dont do mtx

    do alpine or kicker
     
  8. Jun 8, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    i hate kicker with a passion, alpine ive never been a fan of. Buddy of mine has mtx all around his truck, with power acoustik subs and it sounds amazing..Why do you not reccommend MTX?
     
  9. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    I recommend you not buy Kicker, Alpine OR MTX subs.


    Yep, I went there....and I'm not coming back
     
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    hookedontronics.com

    they have great prices and the shipping is fast
    boston has some really good sounding speakers or pioneer.
    just my 2cents
     
  11. Jun 8, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    i was lookin at the boston acoustics also..Hmmm
     
  12. Jun 8, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    boston acoustics are the way to go. im rocking some 5 1/2s i believe in my reg cab and they sound very good to my untrained ears
     
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    Boston Acoustics and JL audio are the only ones that I have personal experience with and they were both great products.
     
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    my dad has boston 3 ways in his tundra and they sound great i have pioneers 3ways in my taco and they sound almost as good, i dont have my tweets hooked up yet so the highs arnt as good as they could be
     
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    whats the difference between 2 and 3 way speakers?
     
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    My friend has 2 12" MTX subs in his 1st gen taco. and he blew them....im not a fan of subs that blow.

    ill never buy MTX, or Polk. terrible subs.

    im in love with my kicker and its the best sounding sub I'VE ever heard. ill never buy anything else. amazing speakers.
    why not kicker or alpine?
     
  18. Jun 8, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    To be honest, a 2way speaker is one that utilizes a woofer mated with a tweeter. Most 3 way designs add a "super tweeter" that plays waaay over the human threshold of hearing. Anything over 20k (if you can hear REALLY well) is totally inaudible.

    I can blow any sub you give me. All I have to do is put it in the wrong box and feed it dirty power. A good sub in the right box being fed clean power is going to sound good.

    I don't recommend those brands because they are mainstream stuff that has most of the MSRP paying for marketing. You have smaller companies busting their butts making AMAZING stuff and selling it for even less.

    I'm not trying to toot my own horn here but I'm well versed on audio stuff and I usually put together a great sounding vehicle. You know what I run in my car? Tang Band 6.5" subwoofers....4 of them. You'll never see them in any store though. You can only get them at Parts Express and I think they're like $45 each. It's all about finding the right sub for what your goals are and what will work with the other system components.


    I'd be inclined to say there is an ideal sub for every application. However, there is not one ideal sub fit for all applications. ;)
     
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