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Speaker upgrades

Discussion in 'SRT10 and SRT10 Coupe Discussions' started by cdover73, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. NMviperguy

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  2. Sammy0009

    Sammy0009 Viper Owner

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    I have gone with a custom footwell box, alpine 4 channel amp under the passenger seat, pioneer motorized head unit and a set of hertz component speakers. The footwell space loss is minimal and the sound is awesome, top up or down. I can send details/photos when I get back into the state on the weekend if you are interested.
     
  3. Free2go

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    When I bought my car, the first thing I did was disconnect the stereo. The engine and exhaust are like music to my ears. I drive with the windows down and have never once used my air conditioning either. Is there anyone else out there who does that?
     
  4. Morketh

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    I live in Houston, TX and it is like 90 degrees+ here so I use the A/C with the windows down lol
    But yea, I don't use the radio too often but mostly because I can't really hear the stock speakers.
     
  5. MoparMap

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    Lately I've been doing more or less just that. The temps have been kinda high around here (85-95), but the humidity gave me a break for a little while, so while it was hot standing around in the sun, as soon as you started moving it was actually pretty nice. It was pretty muggy yesterday though, so the A/C finally came on for one of the first times this summer.
     
  6. Nsane1

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    Does anyone have part numbers for replacements for the 2 center speakers? I realize its not optimal, but I just want to be able to hear something more than rattle and don't want to build a box... Just rip out the old crap, put new crap in and wait 5 more years for them to blow again in my Gen 4...
     
  7. tazwid

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    There's many options available, if you are willing to do a little work. I have a Gen IV convertible. I just finished my install, and will try to get pictures up this weekend. I wanted to keep everything looking stock, and be able to return it to stock. I kept the stock parts, and modified replacement parts (center console and radio trim). There was no cutting to permanent parts, except for the stock sub grill - I installed an 8" JL audio grill, that looks stock, and will remain even if the car goes back to stock (I kept the stock grill and can glue it back in for a seamless look if I really want to). In short, Kicker KS 1" tweeters in the dash, KS65 in the doors, KS35 behind the headrest, and an 8" CompRT in the stock location (custom enclosure), 11IX1000.5 amp under the passenger seat, a Sony WX90GT90BT head unit concealed and face plate ghosted into the center console, to control the Ipad mini in the dash. Everything fits, including the stock vents and stock A/C controls. I lost the cup holder, that's it. Double Din headunits are lacking to me, and look aftermarket (I have several in other vehicles), but is an easier option. I would have liked an Android tablet, they fit better and work better - except the interface with stereo - you need a dedicated DAC, and separate volume control etc. I tried many, many, many options, but this is the best I could come up with.
     
  8. MoparMap

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    That sounds pretty interesting, I'd be curious to see some pictures. I have a very similar speaker setup that I've finally settled on. It's not the best, but it was good enough that I decided to stop messing with it. I realize the limitations of a loud convertible sports car with limited panel space, so I've accepted it will likely never quite be what I'd truly like, but it's good enough for now. Sounds good to my ears while sitting there with the engine off, but looses low end as soon as the engine starts.
     
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    Wow anxious to see, sounds good so far. I had my sub replaced and it sounds pretty crappy...
     
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    Tablets and Android OS seems to be taking over the world, saw this the other day. Tall about the best of both worlds.... If only it'd fit
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    https://youtu.be/TIeQHTiuHSM
     
  11. NMviperguy

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    Wow... Just read what I wrote, sorry about the drunk texting fellas
     
  12. tazwid

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    I started a thread with the upgrades, but was limited to 3 small photos. Not sure how to get more pictures uploaded.
     
  13. Morketh

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    Just use tinypic... http://tinypic.com/
    Upload and then link it here, it's easy.
     
  14. DaJerseyViper

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    I tried just replacing speakers ot improve the sound and wound up with this solution..
    New head unit
    New 5 channel amp
    JL audio 6.5" components
    JL audio 6.5" sub with 3/4 spacer ring in stock sub location
    JL audio 8" footwell sub (coming soon)

    There really is no easy way to make the stock crap sound good..
     

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