Upgrading Speakers

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Upgrading Speakers

Post by Chrispope26197 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:18 pm

Can anyone point me in the right direction on what speakers are a noticeable upgrade to the standard ones? I have the touran door mechs so spacers are already there. What size do I need? Not wanting to spend a lot but just want abit more of a clearer sound!

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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by Dugpal » Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:38 pm

I think the speakers in mine aren't too bad at all really. The only thing I did was buy some tweeters that fit in the top of the dash and wired them in to the 'rear' speaker ports on the radio. I think you should probably use some sort of bass and treble splitter to do this and also have rear speakers but I'm not an expert on this.
It sounded a lot better once I'd done this and didn't upgrade the door ones.
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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by totty79 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:25 pm

With the required adapter/spacer it becomes a common size so all brands are available. I chose Focal at around £90.

It sounds better but replacing the radio made a bigger difference even though the replacement was only a Chinese Android one (Pumpkin branded).

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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by Doc » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:53 pm

You'll need to consider your head unit output power before choosing speakers.
Fitting £500 200w RMS speakers on a 45w RMS output will be rubbish in comparison to a £75 set of correctly spec'd speakers.
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Re: Upgrading Speakers

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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by Pepsi » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:01 am

Also consider jl audio. Installed some in mine and a great upgrade. As long as you upgrade your head unit.


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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by Grifnut » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:42 pm

JL audio components with a decent amp sounds amazing, just makes me realise how much I need to sound deaden the van

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Re: Upgrading Speakers

Post by Aldis » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:27 pm

very very good alternative to big names. Just make sure you choose 4GB model with DSP.
I have it in my Caddy now.

http://s.aliexpress.com/Yn6FjEve

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