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Speaker Suggestions?????

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by greggroce, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. Mar 12, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    greggroce

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    Hello Everyone! New member here looking for advice/suggestions. I have a 2003 Tacoma Double Cab. No room for a sub without loosing space so I want the BEST door speakers available. What do you all suggest? Thanks for everything!
     
  2. Mar 12, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Gieser

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    any price range? they can get pretty expensive. i ended up getting some focal 5x7s.(awesome!) they were like 250.00 a pair and were the best the local shop had besides goinig with the $1200.00 set.
     
  3. Mar 12, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    Welcome to TW.
    It is tight, but you can add a sub without losing passenger space and still have some room for storage behind the rear seat.

    Here is a 10" Pioneer shallow mount in my 2003 double cab. Still plenty of room for a jacket, lug wrench, 12V air compressor, tie downs........
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    I went with inexpensive coaxial Infinity speakers ($70 a pair). Some people have done some nice installs with component speakers. They normally have to get custom with the tweeter since the stock location is pretty shallow. If you stick with just door speakers, I suggest sealing up the door access holes with flashing and using plenty of mass loader (Dynamat or similar). My door speaker bass got much more solid after sealing the door access holes (even with the crossover set to 80Hz).

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    Matt
     
  4. Mar 12, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    Just finished installing 2 sets of Hybrid Audio Imagines in my doors. They run about 250 a pair. Sounds like I have a sub even though I dont have one installed yet. Search Mr. Marv if you want more info on them. Great guy to work with!!:D
     
  5. Mar 14, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    Yeah, I'm wanting to do the same. Leaving the stock HU, has anyone just upgraded speakers ? Were you pleased ?
     
  6. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:20 AM
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    Thanks for all of the info guys! Matt, where did you get your pioneer sub and box from?
     
  7. Mar 15, 2011 at 8:11 AM
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    I bought it from Car Audio Factory http://caraudiofactory.com/2001-toy....html?osCsid=8112a6e2134986b9faa64f82b1701be4

    Here is a thread with some more info on it and pictures.
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/1st-gen-tacomas/97001-doublecab-subwoofer-trouble.html

    One more. Note the filing/Dremeling needed to get the 10" in there. It isn't too much work..... a lot less time than trying to build a box with my lousy woodworking skills :)
    http://www.customtacos.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1611253

    Matt
     
  8. Mar 15, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    Door treatment will be more important than the speaker brand installed. Do it properly, and most quality speakers will provide good low end.
     
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