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What is cheapest way to improve sound quality of stock stereo?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by FloridaFeMan, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Jan 1, 2010 at 8:41 AM
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    FloridaFeMan

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    I am sure this may have been covered here before but I am too lazy to search. I have the stock 6 CD changer (without JBL) in my double cab Taco. I'd prefer to keep the stock look with the head unit but I'd like to improve the sound quality. So what can I do to achieve this?
     
  2. Jan 1, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    JBTuncc

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    With that head unit the only options would be speakers or a subwoofer. You'll notice the biggest difference with the sub. I just did a h/u and speakers in my doors and the clarity is better but the bass actually got worse.
     
  3. Jan 1, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    Jigzor

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    Yeah, that sounds about right. I powered my door speakers with an amp. Putting 6x9s in will also help with bass issues if you don't want to buy a sub.
     
  4. Jan 1, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    I want to put a sub in does the stock head unit have rca jacks to connect a amp
     
  5. Jan 1, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    sooner07

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    Always working on the stereo, painted the front skid plate black to match the truck, debadged , toy tech ultimate lift kit, light racing UCAs, ARB bumper Looking into a supercharger and new exhaust.
    I'm too lazy to search if this was suggested but the cheapest way to improve the sound of the stock HU is to set fire to it.
     
  6. Jan 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM
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    No, you have to get an adapter. I'm speaking about the single disc unit BTW.
     
  7. Jan 1, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    I got a 40x4 Alpine amp and some really good speakers (MBs), sounds good up to volume level 30.
     
  8. Jan 1, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    Ha Ha, that's funny :D
     
  9. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    And it may or may not be true.;)
     
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