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Why no rear speakers in DC?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by BradleyJ33, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. Dec 8, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    BradleyJ33

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    I've seen several people say they would not install speakers in the rear door of a double cab when upgrading the sound system. I was just wondering why this is. Couldn't think of a good reason to leave that space without sound...:confused:
     
  2. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    money, the whole how much money you put in to how much enjoyment u get out... unless u care about the sound your rear passengers hear, the rear speakers arent needed
     
  3. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    Not only that, but it will sound worse.

    Music is ONLY recorded in stereo (right and left) so why on earth would you have more than just a left and right side? Putting things behind you will only screw with your brain.
     
  4. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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    i put cheap aftermarkets in my rear doors and faded forward and back and didnt really notice the rears, front seats block most of the highs from actually getting to my ears and my passengers enjoy the rear sound
     
  5. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    That's kinda what I was thinking, then when I have passengers in the rear seats, they can have some music as well...
     
  6. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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    MrMarv, audio guru and sub box maker, on here recommended buying rears with the same power band but to worry about putting as much money in the fronts and skinp on the rears
     
  7. Dec 8, 2009 at 5:18 PM
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    Yep. Spot on.

    Also if you think about going to a concert. All of the sound is coming from in front of you at the stage not from behind you. I don't run rear speakers in my taco and I didn't run them in my honda accord I had before. If your back passengers can't hear..tell them to shutup or turn up the volume.

    The only time you want sound behind you is with a home theater to fill background noise watching a movie.
     
  8. Dec 9, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    More sound is more sound tho. true it sounds best only coming from the front but if you are wanting something loud, just buy some 2-ways for the rear. Im plannin on component refernce 6.5"s in the front and 2-ways 6.5's in the rear just to limit the distortion from stock speakers when its cranked to the max
     
  9. Dec 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    More sound isn't always better sound. And it is also not true to say that the addition of rear speakers will make the system sound worse. It really complicates things, and I prefer to not have them. I didn't buy my audio components to impress anyone but myself, so I am not concerned with getting a lot of nice clean loud sound to them.

    I find it much easier to make the front stage sound good to me without the rear speakers. That is the biggest reason you will hear me advocate not purchasing rear channel speakers. If you want the rear fill, you can just leave the stock speakers in and have the fill. And, typically, people are generally on a limited budget that the rear fill takes an appreciable bite from. I find that money is better spent on nicer components or faster shipping.
     
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