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New Speakers

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by tacomapack, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. Oct 13, 2009 at 7:55 AM
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    tacomapack

    tacomapack [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This is my first post. I've been lurking here for a while now, lots of great info!

    I just ordered some new speakers for my front doors from Crutchfield http://www.crutchfield.com/p_130TSA...l?search=Pioneer+Premier+TS-A633P&ssi=0&tp=95 and was wondering if I need the special mounting bracket like Mr.Marv sells? Supposedly Crutchfield is sending all the installation gear needed and it looks like this might include a cheap looking bracket to make it fit in the door. Any experience with this?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Oct 14, 2009 at 12:39 PM
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    81shark

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    you'll get some cheap plastic brackets.

    i went ahead and used the brackets and they seem to work fine.
     
  3. Oct 14, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    tacomapack

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    Thanks for the feedback. I went ahead and ordered some nicer baffles from Mr.Marv.
     
  4. Oct 15, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    alleghenytaco

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    Tacomapack,
    Are you using the factory head unit with your new speakers? If so, how much of an improvement is there? If not, what unit are you now using?
    Thanks,
    -Joe
     
  5. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:12 PM
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    tacomapack

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    Joe,

    They will be hooked up to the factory head unit. Haven't installed them yet but as soon as I do I'll let you know how they sound.

    -Adam
     
  6. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    TBAGRR

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    I bought the Tacotunes speaker mounting brackets and they are awesome, i highly recomend them, installing them was a breeze
     
  7. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    I'd recommend against the TacoTunes equipment for nothing other than the pitiful customer service. The MDF that Marv uses is nice because of the added mass that it provides over the plastic units that TacoTunes uses. I never had any issue of water getting to the MDF, so no worries with that.
     
  8. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    Snyperx

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    I also got the Tacotunes mounts. I didn't want to go MDF out of fear of them getting wet, which the plastic ones have already. As for customer service from Tacotunes, what do you need? They are only plastic mounting plates that fit over the stock location shouldn't need to use customer service.
     
  9. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    Agreed!!!!!!! if you dont use a wood sealer on the MDF it will get ruined if gets wet, the plastic mounts are solid and wont need customer service
     
  10. Oct 19, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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  11. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    tacomapack

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    Bilstein 5100 all around, Eibach 1.6" lift springs up front with 5100's set at .85 giving 2.5" lift, Fabtech AAL 1.5" lift in the back
    They are 3-ways. Down the road I plan on moving them to the rear doors and getting some components for the fronts with a new head unit.

     
  12. Oct 20, 2009 at 9:12 AM
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    The reason to keep away from Tacotunes is because actually getting the product AND getting it in the condition you asked for is becoming a minor miracle.
     
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