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Old 05-15-2011, 03:50 PM
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Default Should I or shouldn't change my OEM speakers

Hey guys, I am in debate on if I should or shouldn't. I would hate to void my warranty but if its just the warranty of the sound system, it may be worth it. I don't have an aftermarket Cd player so I would use the OEM for now

Here is what I have:
2 6" 1/2 Infiniti speakers (for the front doors)
2 Alpine Type R (6x8 I believe)
1 Kenwood 2 channel Amp (for the alpine speakers)

Should I use this hardware in place of the OEM speakers?
Would I burn out the OEM head unit?
Would the sounds be to bright in a small truck?

Any input would be helpful since I might want to do the change this week.
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:11 PM
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Change them, its a HUGE difference!!
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:13 PM
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Change them, its a HUGE difference!!
You dont think this set up would be too bright for the truck? I saw some guys cut holes in the door panels for Aftermarket Speakers. Is there a way to make them fit so its clean and looks OEM (Behind the door panels)
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:25 PM
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I got them to fit behind the panels, there is more room than you think back there! I believe I got 6x9's
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:29 PM
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Thanks clinton, I will let you guys know When I do the change, I just need speaker wire
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:32 PM
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I am running a stock 6 disc head unit but need to get a small amp to push them a little more but you will be fine dude, even without the amp

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Thanks clinton, I will let you guys know When I do the change, I just need speaker wire
Walmart has it cheap and you can geta whole role
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:33 PM
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I wouldnt be pushing too much power from the head unit with all four speakers plugged in? If i were to mount the amp, would underneath the passenger seat be a good idea? I would rather have it tucked away but still accessible.
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:36 PM
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I wouldnt be pushing too much power from the head unit with all four speakers plugged in? If i were to mount the amp, would underneath the passenger seat be a good idea? I would rather have it tucked away but still accessible.
Yup, thats a good spot for it
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:38 PM
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This might be a stupid question, I never changed the speakers and kept the OEM Soud system. Do I need to pull out the head unit or Do I just pull off the door panels and use the Wiring there and thats pretty much it?
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:42 PM
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Just use the wiring in the door, it will be fine. You may need to extend the wires a little more but thats it
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:43 PM
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thanks Clinton, I appreciate
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Old 05-15-2011, 04:44 PM
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Anytime man
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:35 PM
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I was looking at my door panels and could see only a few screws, Is it mostly clipped into place (even the suicide doors). Any tips on how to remove these?
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:45 PM
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Remove the 2 screws holding the handle bezel. Remove the one screw under that piece that attaches the panel to the door, then 1 more screw bottom outer edge. Then just lift the panel off and it will pull up and off. The rear doors are a little bit of a pain. They hard held on by plastic clips. You have to lift up and pull like a mother to get them off. There is one catch though. When you put it back on, replace all the plastic pins (found by the bag full at auto parts stores) so you get a nice secure fit when you put them back on. When you pull it off just watch the top part with the seat belt adjuster, ease it away so you dont break it
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Remove the 2 screws holding the handle bezel. Remove the one screw under that piece that attaches the panel to the door, then 1 more screw bottom outer edge. Then just lift the panel off and it will pull up and off. The rear doors are a little bit of a pain. They hard held on by plastic clips. You have to lift up and pull like a mother to get them off. There is one catch though. When you put it back on, replace all the plastic pins (found by the bag full at auto parts stores) so you get a nice secure fit when you put them back on. When you pull it off just watch the top part with the seat belt adjuster, ease it away so you dont break it
I read on some site that you need to dissable the seatbelt brackets, I guess I dont really need to?
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