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Old 10-19-2009, 06:14 AM
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Question headunit and speaker help

since my truck has no radio. i was looking in to getting a new radio and speakers for my truck. here are the heaunits and speakes i have chosen so far. if any one could help me choose bets head unit and set of speakers. i dont have much to spend so if u think one of the cheaper headunits are just as good then let me no. and if u can find any some were else for bout the same price let me no. thanks.
1) http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=8224433

2) http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=11062601

3) http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=12521756

4) http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=11063317

5) http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1202650213272

6) http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113KDC1...wAll=Y&tp=5684

7) http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113MP14...ures_and_specs

8) http://www.crutchfield.com/p_105KDHD...ures_and_specs

9) http://www.crutchfield.com/p_158GT34...wAll=Y&tp=5684

10) http://www.crutchfield.com/p_105KDR2...wAll=Y&tp=5684
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iv got a 94 ford ranger. most baisic truck u can ever get. no power stearing. manual locks and windows. got a JVC KDR200, with a pair of Pyle 6" X 8" Blue Label 3-Way Speakers and wired an antennna. its a 2.3L 4 banger, with a 5 speed manual transmission. it had 117,400 miles on it wen i got it. i plan on dropping it a few inches. in the procces of repainting the interior. i want new headlights and taillights and paint my factory rims black. plan on getting a cheap sub and put in it.
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:13 PM
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get the 6th one... thats what i have.. its simple and you can adjust things sooo easy...

very easy to learn and lights up red
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:25 PM
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i was thinking that. but i found one thats got better wattige lol. here...
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=11062592
thats the head unit...its from walmart but only casuse its cheeper then the crutchfield one. same thing though. crutchfield wants a dollor more ahaha. these are the speakers im getting....
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=12521756
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iv got a 94 ford ranger. most baisic truck u can ever get. no power stearing. manual locks and windows. got a JVC KDR200, with a pair of Pyle 6" X 8" Blue Label 3-Way Speakers and wired an antennna. its a 2.3L 4 banger, with a 5 speed manual transmission. it had 117,400 miles on it wen i got it. i plan on dropping it a few inches. in the procces of repainting the interior. i want new headlights and taillights and paint my factory rims black. plan on getting a cheap sub and put in it.
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:21 PM
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I don't know what kind of phone you have but i got this deck in my bravada and I'm getting one or the model above it for my new ranger!! Cheap way to add bluetooth hands free calling to your truck. As for speakers those piles look nice! I like infinity's but i may look into those instead.

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MEX-BT2600-Bluetooth-CD-Receiver/dp/B00141HLF6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1256083938&sr=8-1
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:41 PM
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I had the JVC one itīs pretty good, I have an Alpine iDA-x300 series now (pic below) It has an Ipod adapter that goes to the globe box and it has an USB just below it... pretty good..
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Old 10-20-2009, 07:18 PM
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Buy from www.sonicelectronix.com
Cheap prices and good products
I have a sony xplod from best buy. I would have bought from sonicelectronix, but this was a birthday gift. I like it, but the sound quality could definately be better, and the equalizer is in it is garbage.

From what I have read and experianced:
Alpine has some of the best components and subs along with HU's

Pioneer is definately high quality if you are on a buget.

I personally settled for infinity components (not much more than the pioneers I was looking at)

I've looked at the stuff at walmart for kicks, and they don't look to be very high quality.

One last note:
It seems like you are not going for a top of the line system (which is fine). You just want to put a system in your truck. So whatever you do, do not buy anything with a paper cone, or a foam surround.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:38 PM
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thanks guys...and i would love to get a great sound system. but i just cant afford it right now. so im getting bout the best i can. and these speakers are rubber surround sound. and as far as the phone thing..thanks man but not that talkitive lol. but thanks. but for wat im getting. wat do u all think? thanks for ur input
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iv got a 94 ford ranger. most baisic truck u can ever get. no power stearing. manual locks and windows. got a JVC KDR200, with a pair of Pyle 6" X 8" Blue Label 3-Way Speakers and wired an antennna. its a 2.3L 4 banger, with a 5 speed manual transmission. it had 117,400 miles on it wen i got it. i plan on dropping it a few inches. in the procces of repainting the interior. i want new headlights and taillights and paint my factory rims black. plan on getting a cheap sub and put in it.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:42 PM
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Buy from www.sonicelectronix.com
Cheap prices and good products
I have a sony xplod from best buy. I would have bought from sonicelectronix, but this was a birthday gift. I like it, but the sound quality could definately be better, and the equalizer is in it is garbage.

From what I have read and experianced:
Alpine has some of the best components and subs along with HU's

Pioneer is definately high quality if you are on a buget.

I personally settled for infinity components (not much more than the pioneers I was looking at)

I've looked at the stuff at walmart for kicks, and they don't look to be very high quality.

One last note:
It seems like you are not going for a top of the line system (which is fine). You just want to put a system in your truck. So whatever you do, do not buy anything with a paper cone, or a foam surround.
+1 on all of that.

especially sonic, love those guys, they're 3 miles from my house, and a guy that works there drives an evo

Also, you can't really go wrong with name brand (alpine, kenwood, pioneer, kicker, infinity, etc) but stay away from anything at wal-mart,
so minus the "all of that," don't go for sony, from what I've seen.

If you're going to get new speakers, get these if you can afford them:
Infinity Kappa 682.9cf

They are hands down the best available speakers for rangers.
and if you buy an amp, like this:
Jensen Power 760
You'll be set.

That, plus any head unit from sonic electronix, like this:
Pioneer Premier DEH-P510UB
You can probably get a free amp install kit and Head Unit kit (both required, both about $20-$30)

That's what I would do, (I have that head unit and I'm getting those speakers/amp) for about $400.

but If you want to spend less you can get a different pioneer deck and run pioneer speakers right out of the deck for about $200, but you'll regret it. plus with those speakers, you can put a sub woofer in down the road, with an amp, and have a crazy ass loud sound system.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:25 PM
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http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=11062592

ive put this one in my truck before...really easy install, looks and sounds great plus its cheap
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:28 PM
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maybe you want to buy my used stuff though?
four 3-way pioneer speakers, and a pioneer 10" shallow sub (with box) with a kenwood 1000 watt max amp, 300 watts RMS.
all you would need is the head unit, install kit for the head unit, and amp kit.
I'd sell it all for $250.
nothing's blown, it all sounds new.
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Old 10-21-2009, 07:43 AM
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thanks guys. i think ama stick with wat i picked out for now. just so i have something to start with. and go from there. id love to put in subs. just ant got the money. but thanks
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iv got a 94 ford ranger. most baisic truck u can ever get. no power stearing. manual locks and windows. got a JVC KDR200, with a pair of Pyle 6" X 8" Blue Label 3-Way Speakers and wired an antennna. its a 2.3L 4 banger, with a 5 speed manual transmission. it had 117,400 miles on it wen i got it. i plan on dropping it a few inches. in the procces of repainting the interior. i want new headlights and taillights and paint my factory rims black. plan on getting a cheap sub and put in it.
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Old 10-21-2009, 09:32 PM
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One thing to remember is to pick a radio with a decent RMS rating, almost every radio out there will push 50w max per channel but the RMS is where the biggest benefit of sound quality comes from. As for the alpine deck mentioned earlier, its nice but most of the decks of that series are lacking the CD-player and just do digital media. Most Pioneer decks have an an RMS of 22w, which usually 5w more than other brands: it makes a difference.For your speakers, try to go with speakers that have the rubber surrounding on them, they are typically a little stronger when it comes to power handling and are less vunerable to dry-rotting over the course of a few years.
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Old 10-22-2009, 09:19 AM
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Check out these speakers:

http://www.hifisoundconnection.com/S...id/0/SFV/30046

I just got them and they sound great! Nice bass and it has a good wide range. Look at the sit that they're on too. Lots of speakers and all and many of them are much cheaper!
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:12 AM
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Check out these speakers:

http://www.hifisoundconnection.com/S...id/0/SFV/30046

I just got them and they sound great! Nice bass and it has a good wide range. Look at the sit that they're on too. Lots of speakers and all and many of them are much cheaper!
I would suggest checking out the TS-A6882R since they replaced the TS-A6881R.

See: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...TS-A6882R.html
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Old 10-22-2009, 11:20 AM
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I actually got the TS-A6882R for my truck. I thought about it and mine are gray so I checked the box and sure enough, I have the new ones.

Anyways... Tom's right, look at the newer ones. I must have gotten some of the last ones off of tat site cuz I dont see them on it anymore, unless im blind.
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