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Hey all:

I was wondering about the size of speakers in the door. I have seen the other posts that say the factory speakers are 5 x 7. Will 6 x 9's fit in the doors without surgery???

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Wayne
 

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Ford's factory speakers are actually 6x8.
 

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DarkScape said:
Personally I prefer a 6.5 or 5 1/4 speaker and a tweeter. I think you get better sound thats more accurate.
go with a component set of the above mentioned size.. All you need is a pair for the front doors and you can put some 6x8 coaxils in the rear or just leave them factory because a good front stage will make you happy... Whats your budget and I can list some sets for you.
 

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i would also like to replace my factiory speakers with some infinities, so if the factory speakers are 6x8 then i'll have to go down to 6x5 after markets?
 

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Infinity does make some 2-way 6x8s that you could use but I would recommend gettin the 6.5" component set. With this you get the 6.5" driver, tweeter and the crossover which is going to yield the best results. If you wanted even better sound you could put an amp on those. Are you set on Infinity? There are other brands as well. What is your budget?
 

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just when i thought the factory ones sounded nice. :yahoo:
 

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andjayik said:
just when i thought the factory ones sounded nice. :yahoo:
:bang:

factory = :wall:
custom = :yahoo:
 

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I agree. Custom speakers sound better. My standard factory car speakers are average. A friend of mine used to be a radio tech. He felt like a change of scenery, and is now doing electronics for some government department. He custom built his own car hi-fi. In car dvd entertainment system. Replaced all of his speakers.

Installed a nice premium quality amp. Plus a heavy duty capacitor. This capacitor is shaped as a pipe, and is a foot long by about 3 or 4 inches in diameter. :) He demonstrated a " Pink Floyd " dvd movie live concert. The screen slid out smooth like silk, and into the vertical position. Then he cranked his custom audio system. I had a good listen and was drooling over the sound quality. It was just exquisite.

He enjoyed my reaction, because my face expression was that of spellbound. :drool: My factory car hi-fi is pale and mediocre in comparison. I am partial to global trance music. If i had a decent custom install, that global trance would sound glorious. I am very careful with the base adjustment. The problem being is that i like my trance music loud in the car. The volume is cranked up, and the trance is ever so joyous and uplifting when out on a cruise. :happy:

The maximum volume is 40. I have to keep the base down low. The volume is set to to 37 or 38 as a limit. I tried 40 with a bit of base, and there is far too much distortion. YUK! If i would have continued, there was a danger of damaging the factory speakers. Factory installed car speakers will never cut the mustard. :shrug:
 

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what speakers are recomended for the 09;s in the same size that will just fit in without and cutting or work? Will the 6x8 pioneer sound better then the stock speakers? 88$
 

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I am a strong believer in you get what you pay for. Most speakers you buy are going to need to have an amp hooked up to them. I still suggest a component set, 6.5 would work nice. Morel, DynAudio, Focel all make pretty good component sets. I also prefer a silk dome tweeter. It's probably best to goto local audio shops and hear a bunch of speakers and make your judgements, this way you KNOW for sure what your getting. Like most car audio, the install is VERY important for how it sounds! Don't forget to deaden your doors with some type of sound dampening material, I personally use Damplier Pro from Second Skin.
 

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how do we get to the speakers in the front door? Also the stock fronts have lots of bass, i'm just afraid if i put in another pair will i keep the same amount of bass? Not getting a amp, using stock radio.
 

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If you dont want to install an amp on the speakers than there isnt much sense in upgrading. I upgraded to Pioneer 6x8 3-way coaxils and didnt put an amp on them at first (lack of funds) and they sounded no different at all. Even with an amp there was little improvement. If you want better sound defineltly go with a 6.5 with a tweeter and crossover and get a small amp. Very simple and easy install.
 

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how do u get to the speakers?
 

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Basically, what I hear you saying is that size matters. :bill:
 

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now, is replacing stock speakers with new ones without a amp going to make much of a differance? Like just changing the door speakers.? I'm quite happy with the sound?
 

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Without an amp than replacing the speakers isnt going to yield very different results.
 
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