Speaker Upgrade, '17 GT

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  1. Chlngr1970

    Chlngr1970 New Member

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    Hey all

    I plan on doing an upgrade to my factory Alpine 6 speaker system. I'll be using Focal separates 165AS3 front, and ISS 690 rear, and a pair of Polk Audio 10" woofers, powered by a Kicker KX800.5 amp, and a ZX400.1.

    Front speakers:

    Focal 165AS3 3 way component kit.
    Woofer: 6X9 ISS woofer ( Original used in the rear with the ISS 165 Tweeter and crossover )
    Mid in the factory 3.5" location
    Tweeter TBD

    Rear speakers:

    Focal ISS 690

    Amp: KX800.5 powering front and rear full range, and one Polk 10 @ 2 OHMS
    ZX400.1 powering a second Polk Audio 10 @ 2 OHMS

    II have the amps, and a JBL MS8 processor. I also have an Audio Control LC81

    I may just order the PAC Audio integration harness and go that route.

    Pix when the speakers come in :D

    j
     
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    PAC Audio AP4-CH43 is here. I found I can get the Alpine PDX F6 125RMS x 4, and PDX M12 for rather reasonable prices. It says, disconnect the radio. Is that the touchscreen, or is,there a remote tuner/Amp I need to look for?

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    I would definitely suggest spending the extra money and ordering the PAC module, when I started out with tapping the rear signal with a AUDIO CONTROL LC2, the signal was washed out and didn't sound full. The PAC module was a night and day difference, no signal noise in the speakers and it sounds like it has a aftermarket radio. Cant recommend it enough
     
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    My PAC module is waiting on me finding the location to install it. Is that behind the touchscreen, or at the amp?

    I ordered the Alpine PDX-F6, and should have it next week some time. This payday, car payments. Next payday, Alpine PDX-M12, PXA-H800 and RUX-C800. I am going a different direction on the speakers after looking at the actual speakers in the Focals that I ordered. I am now looking at Hertz Mille component 3 way for the front, and coaxials for the rear.

    I did pick up two Alpine SPS-10D2 subs and a dual 10 box. I'll have that in in the next couple days, weather and time permitting. When the M12 gets here, HOLD ON!

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    The factory amp is behind the dash on the drivers side and there's definitely enough to put the PAC module behind there as well, it plugs in behind the amplifier so everything interstates very nicely. I mounted the bass knob right next to the OBD port, drilled a hole on the downward facing pice of the plastic and it came out very nicely and looks factory! I'll take some pictures of my setup when within the next couple of days.
     
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    Awesome! I'll be looking for that

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    New Direction

    Front stage:
    Hertz Mille 3 way component kit

    Rear fill:
    Hertz Mile coaxial

    Subwoofers
    Alpine SWS10D2 x2

    Alpine PDX F6 4ch 150RMS
    Alpine PDX 1000.1 1000RMS

    Processing Alpine PXA-H800
    Alpine RUX-C800E

    I have the amps on the way, subs in the trunk, PAC interface as well. Speakers come next month, and install as time and weather permit.

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    New direction!

    Audison Voce 3 way Front Stage
    Bit 10 processor
    JL Audio 75x6 front stage amp
    Sticking with Alpine subs, forgoing the rear fill for now.

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