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Old 04-10-2007, 11:03 AM
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want to upgrade from stock

Hi everyone im both new to car audio and this forum so i have a few questions regarding factory speakers. I have a 2006 lx v6 kia sportage which has a six speaker setup that includes mounted tweeters on the dash. Ive recently upgraded my head unit to a jvc Kd sh1000 which seemed to have all the bells and whistles i was looking for. Esp the front usb and sd memory card slot . What i want to ask youre advice on is the speakers . Im looking to get good clear sound with minimal space being taken up bye amps /subs unless i absolutely need to . Can someone please recommend some speaker brands that would play well from the factory positions . Also will the component types with higher quality tweeters fit into the factory dash mounts or will i need to mod. lets give it a budget of say four to six hundred dollars max . Thanks
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:14 AM
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Most anyone here would be willing to offer some adveice but maybe a little more info?

What type of bass do you want? Are you going with a sub? etc etc

Sounds like with your budget, I would keep the factory speakers, cross them over around 160 hz and add a single sub with an amp.

Just my $0.02
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:43 AM
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thanks for the quick reply . My intentions were to keep the speakers in the factory positions with out the use of an amp or sub . This was merely for spacial concerns. So my budget was for the indoor speakers only . I am willing to to add amps etc later but for now i want something that will take my sound up to another level over the factorys.also to fit in the same positions esp the tweeters
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:50 AM
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does it have the factory subwoofer/premium sound package?
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:00 PM
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no the system in my truck came only with four factory mounted door speakers and two dash (near mirrors) tweeters for the highs. I dont have a factory subwoofer ty
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:22 PM
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it all depend ur preference, id go to ship and listen it first, then have a good decide... I prefer Pioneer headunit with pioneer speakers.
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Well if your not using an amp get high efficency lower powered speakers. Something like the JBL CS series or Kicker DS made as more of a stock replacement because at best you will only see about 19-20Wrms each channel off the stock HU
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