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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-16-2006, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
 
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I would like to get a little better sound out of the radio in my 06. I don't want to put a full system in or go crazy. I'm just talking about good replacement speakers in the stock locations with maybe a small amp. I don't really like the emtpy space when you put a aftermarket head unit in either. Any ideas?

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Kenwood DDX-7015 is what I had in my Ford, I loved it. Lindsay's Dad has it in his truck now and loves it. It is double din, so no empty space.
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u could put in infinity kappa perfects in or mb quarts and up grade ur head unit and add a 800w amp for the door speakers that will give u the clarity
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IMO pioneer premier speakers are about the best value you can get. they sound awesome and won't cost you $1000. and you can get a decent amp starting at around $200, sony has a good one that has been on sale recently.

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I talked to our radio guy at work 2 months ago about this same thing. He advised me to go with a decent head unit instead of replacing the speakers first. I went with the Apline cd head unit for $199 and also bought the ipod cable to hook up my wifes ipod on trips and love this feature. I will say that Alpines FM reception through the stock antenna SUCKS but the sound quality when playing a cd or the Ipop through the cable to the head unit ROCKS. I think I paid about $280 for the head unit the ipod cable, painless wiring harness and the new plastic mount. Just another option to explore.

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