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Old 08-02-2014, 12:16 PM   #36
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Trunk and sides. I don't have a Updated picture with both Amps inside, but may have one picture in my pics here.
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Put your amp in the trunk. You'll run all the wires down the sides under the side sills. Just tuck it all in and make it look nice. When you start running wires it will all fall into place. Run your power wires seperately from the RCA and speaker wires, if not you might get alternator whine. Same with the ground, make it good. Scrape the paint off of where ever you ground it.
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Old 08-02-2014, 03:16 PM   #38
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I just did 4 Kickers.

I just did a 4 speaker swap with kickers. They made a big improvement in sound quality. I had one factory speaker that was rattling. I also did a small amount of boom mat to help keep the sound clean. Great low budget upgrade.

Here is a video a friend and I put together for the install.

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Awesome guys. Great info!


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Old 09-16-2014, 07:12 PM   #40
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I currently have 4 6x8 kickers powered by a kicker amp. I have the two in the doors and I put two in the back seat on the sides behind the side panels. I also have the factory mids 8" doors powered by a kicker amp aswell. In the trunk I have a 12" nvm subwoofer in a ported box I built to the r and d specs. The car sounds like a concert inside. Every single note is crisp even at full volume. All off the stock shaker head unit. If you know car audio we'll enough these stock head units are fantastic.


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I put Focals (5x7) in the front of my 2014 base. They sound much better than the factory speakers, but no real bass punch. Were $169/pr.
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I ended up going the full Shelby/Kicker route, adding the amp, rear speakers and trunk sub to the Shelby door speakers and door subs, I'd already installed. The amp made a big improvement in clarity and the sub really filled in the base nicely. I noticed when using the fader to hear the rear speakers by themselves, that the front subs and the trunk sub are also reduced, along with the front 6x8s to the point of complete silence if you adjust fade all the way to 100% rear.

If I were doing it again I would skip messing with rear speakers completely, they don't seem to add much and are overpowered by the front speakers and all three subs.
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The rear speaker location sucks. If u have a sub u will blow up any speaker in the rear deck that's why I relocated mine to the side panels. Every speaker in the car is amplified and like I said before the car sounds like a concert


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That's why I replaced all the speaker and relocated the rears.


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I put Focals (5x7) in the front of my 2014 base. They sound much better than the factory speakers, but no real bass punch. Were $169/pr.

that is what I put in too (clearance bin price!!) on mine the Bass improved a good bit after they were broken in. It took 50 or so hours of use. I think the reason bass was lacking at 1st was because the speaker material is rather stiff. It still ain't great bass but much improved. I did all 4.
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Buy the 2010 gt speaker mounts and get either 6x9 or 6x8 as well the wiring harnesses cost me about $100 and the sound is much better. Also added mtx magnum dual 10's for only $179.99 and it included an amp. Also btw I have the shaker 500 system in my 2013 and it really made a world of diffeenxe


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that is what I put in too (clearance bin price!!) on mine the Bass improved a good bit after they were broken in. It took 50 or so hours of use. I think the reason bass was lacking at 1st was because the speaker material is rather stiff. It still ain't great bass but much improved. I did all 4.
Great to know, thanks. The shop that installed said something about a breaking in period but thought it was hype.
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Get a new headunit first, then get new speakers. The headunit makes it more clear forsure. You'll need a special adapter to bypass the factory amp though. Crutchfield.com has everything you need.
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^^^speakers 1st is my .02. The base model speakers are some of the worse OEM speakers I've heard in 25+ years. I tell people to imagine 4 drunken friends playing the bridge from Bohemian Raphsody on kazoos as a way to describe the sound.
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What did you end up buying?


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