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Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Oldfart54, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. Jan 27, 2016 at 10:31 PM
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    Oldfart54

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    Want to upgrade the speakers in my Wife's 2014 tacoma, what's the best I can buy to use with the factory stereo? It's a 4 door. Thanks.
     
  2. Jan 27, 2016 at 10:40 PM
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    Gotta uze ur own earz to be the best choice.
     
  3. Jan 28, 2016 at 3:57 AM
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    thanks. That helps.:thumbsup:
     
  4. Jan 28, 2016 at 4:00 AM
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    Friend of mine just installed two 6.5 and two 6x9 JBLs with a new head unit and they sound really good. Really comes down to what you prefer though. I've been pricing some speakers recently and plan on putting in Kickers.
     
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    Installed Cooper At/3's (265/70R16) and ProComp 7089 Rims. Tinted front windows. Did the Fog Light Anytime mod. Did the tailgate mod. Added running boards. Adding sound Deadening from RAAMaudio. Replacing stock speakers with Polk Audio DB6501's.
    Well, you could put in a set of Focal K2 Power 165KRX2's, but at $1300 I don't know if that is in your price range. On the other hand, Polk DB6501's (which I installed keeping the stock headunit) are not a bad choice for $113
     
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  8. Jan 28, 2016 at 6:54 AM
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    Yes as long as you wire it correctly. It will also work with the Bluetooth in the truck and steering wheel control buttons.
     
  9. Jan 28, 2016 at 7:03 AM
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    I'm also an Apple guy so this will work great with my iPhone! Checkout some of the reviews on this head unit on YouTube.
     
  10. Jan 29, 2016 at 11:35 AM
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    Things that you really need to consider is the amount of power to each channel the head unit pushes.

    Then you need to find speakers that will match (or close to) that power. Speakers that require more power will not be as loud and you will not get the improvement you are looking for. Could even make you feel like you wasted money.

    Best thing to do is buy some component speakers and a 2 or 4 channel amp. 2 channels if you are only installing the front doors, 4 if installing 4 speakers.

    Here is a good site to check out. They have good products for good prices.

    http://www.sonicelectronix.com/

    If you decide to get an amp to power speakers, buy your own wiring/ hook up kit and take it to a shop and have them run the wires. It will save you some money on the install. I hate running wires which is why i recommend shops run wires. Everything else is simple.
     

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