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post #1 of 26 Old 05-20-2013, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Console sub replacement options

What's the best sub brand for replacement in the console factory spot? Realize it's mostly opinion but found alpine swr-d4 on eBay for 99.00 .just want to get the most for the money thanks yall

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post #2 of 26 Old 05-20-2013, 11:25 PM
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This is what I would replace it with:

http://www.amazon.com/Kicker-6-5-Com...=cm_cr_pr_pb_t
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Busted my 2004 out today and looking to replace mine too. What's the pro/con of this pyle and kicker vs the Quadratec replacement. I'm not to keen on electrical wiring, blowed a radio and eq about 20 yr ago and I steer clear of doing it. If it's simple red/black wires to one post green blue to another I can do that lol.
Any mods have to be done to console with the pyle ive seen a few threads on the kicker and it varies
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speedyrev, have you used this one ?

any modification to the enclosure ?

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This is what I would replace it with:

http://www.amazon.com/Kicker-6-5-Com...=cm_cr_pr_pb_t
This! Bought mine on amazon too
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This is what I would replace it with:

http://www.amazon.com/Kicker-6-5-Com...=cm_cr_pr_pb_t
This one is also factory 2 Ohm for best performance.
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This one is also factory 2 Ohm for best performance.
I used this one too.
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speedyrev, have you used this one ?

any modification to the enclosure ?

I'll have to let you know. I'm waiting on delivery. It's a dvc so it will be a direct replacement as far as wiring. It's the same diameter. Some replacements require cutting the weird plastic fins in the enclosure.
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I've got a 04 as well so I hope you post some nice pictures let us know how hard/easy it is
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I tried the kicker sub based off info on here I was so unimpressed with its performance I sent it back I highly recommend trying the quadratec sub. With that said I did neither I fixed my existing sub and ran window urethane around the foam bead that was broke and it hasn't missed a beat yet...cost of doing that FREE!!!

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Stay away from Pyle. They're cheap for a reason. Run the kicker 6.5 but off an external aftermarket amp. Kicker 100.1 amp is perfect.

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I tried the kicker sub based off info on here I was so unimpressed with its performance I sent it back I highly recommend trying the quadratec sub. With that said I did neither I fixed my existing sub and ran window urethane around the foam bead that was broke and it hasn't missed a beat yet...cost of doing that FREE!!!
Did you run an aftermarket amp to it??? If not, thats your problem. I have a 300x1 amp (the size of my hand) powering it with the gain not even touched from the factory and it pushes it really nice!
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I didn't but I believe I was running the 1 ohm kicker also. I chose the factory route cuz I really don't want the mess of running an amp. I hate wires and to me the factory system isn't that bad

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