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Did Replacing Your Rear Door Speakers Make A Difference?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by IrishPilot, Feb 16, 2010.

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Did Replacing Your Rear Door Speakers Make A Difference?

Poll closed Mar 18, 2010.
  1. Glad I Did It. Noticed A Difference.

    23 vote(s)
    74.2%
  2. Didnt Really Notice Much Of A Difference. Wouldnt Do It Again.

    8 vote(s)
    25.8%
  3. Wish I Hadnt. No Change Up Front.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Feb 16, 2010 at 7:29 AM
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    IrishPilot

    IrishPilot [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just curious if those of you who replaced your speakers in your rear doors noticed a difference and are happy with your decision. Im still considering it...
     
  2. Feb 16, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    blackwatertaco

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  3. Feb 16, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    I'm not going to vote on the thread (I did away with mine totally) but I can tell you that rear speakers aren't worth it. Take the money you WOULD have spent on the rears and put it into good front speakers and deadener.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2010 at 3:21 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah I always wanted to know the answer to this too? I mean it doesnt bother me to much since I'm always in the front but if I'm cleaning out the back or something and the stereos on, the rear speakers sound like crap. They should have put in some tweeters on the back doors like the front doors have.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Feb 16, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    Blade-Runner

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    I added Damplifier Pro to both sides of the doors at the same time, so yes I noticed a big difference.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2010 at 3:33 PM
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    Broke

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    its realy a luxury for the backseaters but if you cant hear them turn down the gain in the fronts and up in the rear. I couldnt really hear them over my JL AUDIO ZR650-CX they are sweet after hours of tunning. JL AUDIO XR-650-CWI in the rear
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  7. Feb 17, 2010 at 8:53 AM
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    sockmonkey

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    **did not change mine out**

    i have mine faded mostly to the front anyway, so it does not matter (better staging and seperation)

    i have it just loud enough for me not to hear but back seat pasangers (kids) can hear them.

    if you close your eyes and work the fader to the front, you can tell exactly when this occurs

    it may not sound right at first.
    but believe me, once you have it that way, you will think the 50/50 fade is horrible
     
  8. Feb 17, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    81shark

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    i replaced them...

    i did all 4 at the same time, so i can't say if it was better than the stockers or not.

    i will say that when i fade everything to the front, i don't care for the sound as much. i guess i like to be surrounded by the music
     
  9. Feb 17, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    Jigzor

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    Exactly, but I changed mine anyways, wanted to remove the garbage in the doors.
     
  10. Feb 17, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    polox40

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    Well im replacing mine, im gonna dynamat the rear doors also, since they will be open might as well, if i decide to add a amp in the future i was gonna use 2 channels for up front and bridge the 2 rear for a sub, lot of guys a round have done that.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    ilovetacos

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    I replaced mine and have them amped but when I am driving solo I have them faded out.

    When I am at the coast my truck is used for the camp stereo system so I usually will have all door open aimed towards the "camp area".
     
  12. Feb 19, 2010 at 1:55 PM
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    JoeSchmuck

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    I guess it depends on your perspective. If you were riding in the back you very well my like the new speakers but since most of us using this forum (if not all) are riding up front, of course the rears are not as imporant.

    Does that make sense?

    -Joe

    Edit: One last thing, if you are going to push more power to the factory rear speakers, just pray they don't blow and start sounding like garbage.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2010 at 1:31 AM
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    FurbiesAndBeans

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    I only think of the rear speakers for the passengers, never for the driver. If they want to hear better quality then make them buy it! :p
     
  14. Feb 20, 2010 at 1:32 AM
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    05offroad

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    it really depends how you like to listen to your music and if you are going to amplify them. true replacing your back door speakers will improve the sound quality but they are really only used for fill and your front components are more important. i amplified my fronts and it sounded pretty much the same with the different back speakers. They were just there for fill. Wouldnt spend the money again the stock ones are fine. id say focus more on the components
     
  15. Feb 27, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    ssjostrom1980

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    I replaced the rear because I went with an Infinity 4 channel amp for my mids and highs! I ended up blowing the back speakers and had to fade to the front completely and could tell a difference without the rear 6.5's.
     
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