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I just bought a 93 accord with the crapiest speakers you could imagine. im looking forward to buying new speakers, amp, and a subwoofer. Im thinking about two 12 inch subwoofers. What brand would be better quality and probably last a lot longer? Ill take any suggestions that anyone has. thanks
 

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SuperAkuma said:
What is your budget?

What is your goal?

Do you plan to install it yourself or pay someone else to?

i dont have a budget. Just looking on how much i need or should be spending on it.

My goal is to have a good sound with some bump to it. Im planning on probably installingit my self unless its offered to me for not to much.
 

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Not having a budget is not a good idea.

You can spend $200 on a complet system or $2,000 on just parts of your system.

It is hard to recommond you something if you dont have a budget in mind or what your cap is. It seems like you want to buy everything except the HU. If you plan to do all that without the HU, you will have a incomplete system, unless if you have one already.

In the audio electronic world, just as long as you stick to the major brand you shouldnt have problems with it unless if you abuse the system. There are a lot of brands out there that will give you the quality you want but some will give you more bang for the $$$.

Do some research on which brand is good and go test it out. Everyone will tell you something different. Trust me on this. I am not going to tell you what brand is better then another because we can fight all day about what is good.

But here are some brands that anyone who follows up with this stuff will agree that they are bad.
-pyle
-rockwood
-legacy
-boss
-Jensen
-Dual
-pyramid
-Performance Teknique
-Blitz
-Kole
-SPL
-Phoenix Digital
 

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Do some thorough research.

I also recommend avoiding Audiobahn, Kenwood (for subwoofers), Kicker, Rockford Fosgate.

I am VERY VERY VERY VERY picky when it comes to subs.

I will only buy:

-Elemental Designs
-JL Audio
-CDT
-Rainbow Audio
 

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gurusan said:
Do some thorough research.

I also recommend avoiding Audiobahn, Kenwood (for subwoofers), Kicker, Rockford Fosgate.

I am VERY VERY VERY VERY picky when it comes to subs.

I will only buy:

-Elemental Designs
-JL Audio
-CDT
-Rainbow Audio

See what I mean.
:hehe
 

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no budget eh?

alright for speakers i suggest the 4 way rainbow reference series which retails about $12000. http://car.rainbow-audio.de/products/introduction.php?lan=2&pro=1&lin=1

For amps i suggest two brax X2400.2 Graphic Edition, http://www.mobilesq.com/store/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=12&products_id=53

for HU i suggest alpine F#1 combo:
http://www.alpine-usa.com/en/products/product.php?model=DVI-9990
http://www.alpine-usa.com/en/products/product.php?model=PXI-H990

:rolleyes

not bashing i really don't like it when people say they have no budget. honestly give us a price range and we can help.
 

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misterassman52 said:
no budget eh?

alright for speakers i suggest the 4 way rainbow reference series which retails about $12000. http://car.rainbow-audio.de/products/introduction.php?lan=2&pro=1&lin=1

For amps i suggest two brax X2400.2 Graphic Edition, http://www.mobilesq.com/store/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=12&products_id=53

for HU i suggest alpine F#1 combo:
http://www.alpine-usa.com/en/products/product.php?model=DVI-9990
http://www.alpine-usa.com/en/products/product.php?model=PXI-H990

:rolleyes

not bashing i really don't like it when people say they have no budget. honestly give us a price range and we can help.


No i dont have a budget im just looking around and if i find something i like ill save up till i can get what i want. Thanks for the links and everything. gives me more to look at.
 

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let me throw my .02 on this. your system will perform as good as it's weakest link. ( wires, capacitors, tunning, etc.) and don't half ass the install. you can have top notch equipment......and if it's not installed properly......it's gonna sound like shit. lil' food for thought. :rolleyes best of luck!
 

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killer B said:
let me throw my .02 on this. your system will perform as good as it's weakest link. ( wires, capacitors, tunning, etc.) and don't half ass the install. you can have top notch equipment......and if it's not installed properly......it's gonna sound like shit. lil' food for thought. :rolleyes best of luck!


Alright. so you think i should just go ahead and pay the extra money toget it wired professionally? Before i go and buy any subwoofer and amp or anything im going to get the speakers and the deck set up. Then take sometime before i get the amp and subwoofer. But i was also thinking getting a separte amp for my speakers. Would that be a good idea? thanks for the help and advice.
 

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if your not familuar (? spelling) tunning amplifiers and hooking these products up (head unit, amps, component speakers etc.) then yes, it's better to have a professional install it. better if they're MECP certified. (Mobile Electronics Certification Program) and no, i wouldn't have them just run wires......i'd do it all at once. (easier on the installer) and yes, if you amp your interior speakers it will make a day and night diffrence in the sound quality of your mids-highs. cause even though a radio might say 50x4 or 60x4.......it's realy 18x4 rms. wich realy aint shit. :rolleyes by amping you interior speakers your more than doubling the power to the speakers........and amp power to me is like horsepower........you can never have enough. :bomb but that way the radio is only the signal source, and not both power & signal. hope this helps you :byye
 

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if your not familuar (? spelling) tunning amplifiers and hooking these products up (head unit, amps, component speakers etc.) then yes, it's better to have a professional install it. better if they're MECP certified. (Mobile Electronics Certification Program) and no, i wouldn't have them just run wires......i'd do it all at once. (easier on the installer) and yes, if you amp your interior speakers it will make a day and night diffrence in the sound quality of your mids-highs. cause even though a radio might say 50x4 or 60x4.......it's realy 18x4 rms. wich realy aint shit. :rolleyes by amping you interior speakers your more than doubling the power to the speakers........and amp power to me is like horsepower........you can never have enough. :bomb but that way the radio is only the signal source, and not both power & signal. hope this helps you :byye


Alright, Before i buy an amp and a subwoofer i'm going to get the new speakers, deck and an amp for the speakers. Afterwords down the road sometime ill throw in an amp and a nice subwoofer. thanks for the help. :number1
 
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