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Unread 09-19-2009, 06:53 PM   #1
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Replacing stock speakers

I have an 08 JK 2dr and want to replace the stock speakers. What size speakers go in the dash and the sound bar. I would prefer to buy something that fits in the stock openings without much modification. I would also like to change out the tweeters if possible.

BTW: I see crutchfield has a system that says which speakers will fit but many of them are the component speakers that have separate tweeters with a x-over. If i were to use these would i need to install the x-over? or is there one already installed on the stock setup?

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Unread 09-19-2009, 11:25 PM   #2
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I think the Quadrtec site has replacement speakers. You might be able to get the dimensions there.
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Unread 09-20-2009, 06:57 PM   #3
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I believe it is 6 and a half inch speakers. It component ones in the front. I replaced mine with MTX's, you don't have to use component ones for the front, but it sounds better. It is worth it
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Unread 09-20-2009, 09:23 PM   #4
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bestbuys computer has all that info.
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Unread 09-21-2009, 08:24 AM   #5
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If you buy the component speakers, you defintely want to use the Crossovers!! They make sure the appropriate frequencies go to the correct speakers...if not used, they really sound bad.
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Unread 09-21-2009, 09:57 AM   #6
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I kno that all the speakers ( besides the tweets on the dash ) are 6.5, i just did all 4 of mine, replaced with alpine type S , sound is night and day different, with a aftermarket deck though. I have the X package but wtih the hoooks and fog, but when idid the speakers and no head unit, the sound was pretty much the same, little bit better, but now with an aftermarket alpine deck, i can blare the tunes with no distortion, which stock distordted at around 20 or so if i remember correctly, i can put my deck on til my ears hurt and it still is clleeeeeeear.
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Unread 09-21-2009, 10:47 AM   #7
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Thanks for the replies. I think I am going to go with the components for the fronts and will use the crossovers. Also did you install an amp when you upgraded your unit? I dont want to replace the head unit cause its the mygig w/navigation. I would like to install an amp but i get water in my jeep regularly with the roof down or the windows out and not sure i could find a safe place to mount it where it will stay dry.
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Unread 05-03-2011, 11:51 AM   #8
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Thanks for the replies. I think I am going to go with the components for the fronts and will use the crossovers. Also did you install an amp when you upgraded your unit? I dont want to replace the head unit cause its the mygig w/navigation. I would like to install an amp but i get water in my jeep regularly with the roof down or the windows out and not sure i could find a safe place to mount it where it will stay dry.
I'm trying to install component speakers in my dash now... Did you install yours?

I'd like to know where to wire the input for the crossovers. Do I wire it to the back of the radio somewhere?

I got my roll bar speakers in no problem.
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Unread 05-03-2011, 01:05 PM   #9
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My sig has an ideal setup. The components are well worth the trouble.
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Unread 05-03-2011, 01:08 PM   #10
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Thanks for the replies. I think I am going to go with the components for the fronts and will use the crossovers. Also did you install an amp when you upgraded your unit? I dont want to replace the head unit cause its the mygig w/navigation. I would like to install an amp but i get water in my jeep regularly with the roof down or the windows out and not sure i could find a safe place to mount it where it will stay dry.
I'm trying to come up with a way to water seal the rear storage compartment (where I have my amp mounted). I haven't dove in head first yet, but I'll let you know what I have going on with that when I get it figured out.
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Unread 05-03-2011, 10:24 PM   #11
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6.5" and just a FWI/IMO I went with marine speakers in the sound bar in case i get water/mud around
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Unread 05-04-2011, 09:14 AM   #12
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Not to hijack, but I was wondering about this myself. However, I was wondering if there are any good marine speakers out there that will fit. Mine sees alot of rain and stuff. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 09:19 AM   #13
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You don't have to limit yourself to just marine speakers. Just read the cone and surround material specs. As long as they're not using paper cones or foam surround, they'll be water resistent. A lot of companies are using high tech plasics for these pieces but not advertising them as marine speakers just because they don't come in white yet they're just as water resistent.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 09:44 AM   #14
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Come on guys use the search function

The polk audio are marine grade, quality speakers.
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Unread 05-04-2011, 10:22 AM   #15
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I didn't feel like dealing with the customizing speaker fit since I am basically lazy. I bought the tweeter and regular speaker set from quadratec and installed. Stupid simple easy. Sounds really good. If tou are an apathetic slug like me then get the replacement upgrades from quadrtec. Just my $.02
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