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Unread 06-11-2013, 08:36 PM   #1
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Dash speakers 4" or 5 .25?

Better to do 4" Polk dxi400 with factory pod that came in dash or 5.25 without pod? Not looking for bass from the dash (have sub for that), just wanting a more balanced system. Currently alpine 4x6 in dash (nothing behind them), they struggle. Have alpine powerpak amp powering dash and rollbar speakers.

Thanks for any insight/advice.


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Unread 06-11-2013, 08:53 PM   #2
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If you have a sub that most 5.25" speakers will handle power better/produce better mids/highs.
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Unread 06-11-2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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I have Boston Acoustics 5-1/4" front (dash) and rear. Made a set of adapters for the dash mounts. Do a web search for Jeep 5-1/4" dash speaker brackets and you'll find a drawing. Pretty easy to do.
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Unread 06-16-2013, 07:42 PM   #4
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I used 4" infinity's in the pods and reused the hi pass filters that came with the original speakers. I tried the 5.25 adapters and did not like that the tweeters were buried in the dash.
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