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Unread 07-16-2013, 08:22 PM   #1
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installing infinity reference 3023cf speakers, but I have questions

Hi Guys,

I just purchased these infinity reference 3032cf speakers after reading several threads on here about how great they sound and so on.

I realize there is a bit of cutting involved, ok that is fine. After reading more about these speakers with an impedance of 2 ohms, I am concerned about the infinity gold system in my 02 overland that is 4 ohms.

Should I return these for another set of speakers that are 4 ohms, place a resistor before the speaker to increase the impedance, or just go with the speakers as is?

I know the amp can run warmer with a lower impedance speaker. What other concerns should I have?

I am really looking forward to some tech help with this decision making process. Thank

edit: I placed the wrong model number on the title: I have 3032cf

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Unread 07-17-2013, 03:19 AM   #2
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No, you will be Good, the factory speakers Are not 4ohm btw, more pics of install in my buildt thread, they sound Way better, Good luck
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Thank you for the input. I based my info on the website wjjeeps, which states that these systems are 4 ohms.
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I installed some Reference Series speakers in the front and rear doors of my wife's WJ a couple months ago, and they sound great. I too was concerned about the conflicting info on the impedance (WJJeeps vs. JeepForum), but haven't had any issues with them. Installation was really straight forward and the adapter rings meant I didn't have to cut up or drill new holes into the door panels.

I made sure to get two way speakers for front and rear, but Amazon goofed and shipped me three ways for the front door, which took away a lot of the 'depth' the front speakers provided.
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no resistors needed, read my email...

THey are 4 Ohm

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-ZdFXzs7...ml#details-tab
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True Four Ohm Impedance technology: speaker's 2-ohm impedance combines with speaker wire impedance for a 4-ohm load

just noticed this on the crutchfield site. Thank you Merc. I did get the email as well.

Just reading the impedance on the speaker is what concerned me. I did not realize the accounted for the speaker wire impedance. No concerns now.
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True Four Ohm Impedance technology: speaker's 2-ohm impedance combines with speaker wire impedance for a 4-ohm load

just noticed this on the crutchfield site. Thank you Merc. I did get the email as well.

Just reading the impedance on the speaker is what concerned me. I did not realize the accounted for the speaker wire impedance. No concerns now.
Gotcha, let me know if you have any questions or you want to see a pic of my installation.
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