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    Feartheterp noob! VIP Member

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    I am well aware this is a computer forum lol but I have a question about car audio:

    Can anyone here recommend some decently priced speakers from a good manufactuer? My cars speakers are going bad. I know this is completly off topic but I thought Id give it a shot. Thanks lol. Thought maybe there might be some car people here. You never know
     
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    Whats your car? Do you have an aftermarket stero system already?
     
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    Feartheterp noob! VIP Member

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    I have a 1997 Buick Skylark Gran Sport. It has the original stock speakers.

    I used a guide from Crutchfield.com and got these results:

    In-dash stereo
    5-3/4" depth; Size code DD,E
    Front speakers
    Front Door: 4x6"
    Rear speakers
    Rear Deck: 6x9"

    On there site I looked at these speakers and liked the reviews people gave both of these:
    Front Speakers: http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?g=51400&i=130TSG4642&tp=100

    Rear Speakers: http://www.crutchfield.com/App/Prod...130TSA6982&tp=91&tab=other_items&viewAll=True

    Pioneer was a brand name that I have heard of so I looked at theres. I also don't know if Crutchfield.com has good prices. I havent looked around to much.
     
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    Pioneers are good speakers. You won't be disappointed with the speakers you linked, they are good factory replacements. If you are going for high performance, I can link you some more expensive front speakers that you can put an amp to, but if you are just replacing factory speakers those will be fine.

    When I was 16 I had a pair of the 6"x9" speakers you linked (the model for the year I was 16, not the current model but same design) hooked up to a 200 watt amp and it sounded great. People thought I had 10" subs in my truck and never believed they were only 6x9s until I showed them.
     
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    Hmm I never really gave a thought for an AMP and plus I'm not really sure what it is or where I would put it lol. I dont really want to "pimp" my car out as it is one that you really wouldnt want to pimp. I love it and just want some nice speakers that are fairly priced. I just want some speakers that sound good when i blare them lol.

    If you think it would be worth the money to do all of that I wouldnt mind looking into to it. But I am looking to keep it on the cheap side.
     
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    They will sound good. If you add an AMP then you will start getting expensive.
     
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    How much is an AMP going to cost and what does it do?
     
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    Id have to wire this whole thing up right? And I don't know if I want to have everything around me shaking... especially in my car. Lol... my cars somewhat a grandma car but I LOVE IT. Lol i think i just want some nice sounding speakers since mine in my car are starting to go to crap.
     
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    Yeah you'd have to wire it up. That amp and those speakers wouldn't shake everything around you, it would just make it louder and add a little bass.

    I just pointed out I had an amp on mine to show the quality of the speaker.
     
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    Soo without an AMP I wouldnt get full quality out of the speakers? And also I can buy the speakers and if I want more I can always wire up an AMP correct? Thanks for all the help by the way
     
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    You will still get the fully quality, you will just have room to expand.

    And I'm glad to help. I have an aftermarket stereo myself.
     
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    good old mp3 player and headphones for me on the bus/train

    (edit) tells self off for posting irrelevant message
     
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    I bought Pioneers myself and have been quite happy with them.
     
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    One last question before I order them. Do you all believe these speakers are worth the $150 total? Just curious as I dont know if these speakers are well priced.
     
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    Pioneer speakers are rarely cheap. I've installed them in a few cars and have been happy with them. They have good sound quality, but in all honesty, anything will be better than the stock ones.
     
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    Ok well I purchased and I cant wait for them to come!!!!
     
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    If you appreciate a good sounding stereo system, then you will not be disappointed.
     
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    Hmm well I got them today but no time to install them. When I get the chance I will let you all know what I think of them. I cant take these stock speakers anymore!!!!
     
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    I installed them today and man do they sound SEXY!!! Money well spent in my opinion. Thanks for all the help guys!!!
     
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