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I searched, JBL, upgrade sub?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Hunter500ky, May 21, 2011.

  1. May 21, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    Hunter500ky

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    I searched sorry if i missed it....

    I have the factory jbl system, i received a free 12"sub and a 250watt amp.

    Do i need a aftermarket HU
     
  2. May 21, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    You can if you have a plug on the amp for a high level input. It will probably not be the greatest sound quality though.
     
  3. May 22, 2011 at 9:33 AM
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    So whats the best bet to do then? Change to aftermarket HU
     
  4. May 22, 2011 at 9:56 AM
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    I was planning on taking out the stock amp sub and enclosure putting a stealth box with a 12 in it and putting in the new amp but didnt know if I could or if it was possible or not with the factory set up.
     
  5. May 22, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    Yeah, an aftermarket head unit would be the best way to do it. The RCA cables used with the aftermarket headunit versus the high level input to the stock head unit will give a much better sound.
     
  6. May 22, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    Ok thanks after market HU here I come, i was looking for a excuse to get a touchscreen not sure if I want to drop that much right now though


    Hmmm decisions
     
  7. May 26, 2011 at 12:19 PM
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    wanted to ask what mod can we do to the JBL system that is from the factory to upgrade? If I just need to put in an amp can anyone suggest a specific amp that will be good for blasting when the windows are down on the highway, not looking to wake up neighbors or anything like that... thanks so much guys!
     
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