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Only replacing speakers for better sound quality

Just like the title suggests, I was wondering if I could just replace the stock non-Bose speakers that I have with some good after market ones, Pioneer, Infinity or something else and get a better sound quality?

I don't wanna go through the hassle of hiding wires after installing a brand new sound system with an amp and subwoofer so I was looking at the easier way of just replacing the stock speakers.

And if it does make a difference, will it be a big difference?

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I have yet to replace the speakers on my 2011 6 but I did it on both my previous Honda and Acura. I had Infinity and Alpines that were essentially plug and play and it made a huge difference in sound. I think it would be worth it to buy some and carefully install them to see if you like it. Worst case scenario, you can always return them
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I have yet to replace the speakers on my 2011 6 but I did it on both my previous Honda and Acura. I had Infinity and Alpines that were essentially plug and play and it made a huge difference in sound. I think it would be worth it to buy some and carefully install them to see if you like it. Worst case scenario, you can always return them
Ok so which ones would you recommend? JBL, Pioneer, something else? Also I see different watt power on the speakers for sale, which one would sound good with the stock non-navigation radio that I have on my 6?

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Ok so which ones would you recommend? JBL, Pioneer, something else? Also I see different watt power on the speakers for sale, which one would sound good with the stock non-navigation radio that I have on my 6?
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Crutchfield has good selection of brands and also has the option to filter only speakers that will fit your car (with or without a bracket). I've had good luck with Infinity and Alpine Type S but I've also had friends who have had good results with Rockford Fosgate and other brands. I think it really comes down to how much you want to spend.

Crutchfield also has a pretty good FAQ on speakers. Going to have to read that one, I can't do all the legwork

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Thanks man. Also will the stock radio handle the speakers or do i need to upgrade the headunit as well?
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Do your research on crutchfield, find the exact brand/size/model # and then buy them on amazon significantly cheaper. Crutchfield is stupendously expensive.

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Thanks man. Also will the stock radio handle the speakers or do i need to upgrade the headunit as well?
The stock set up will handle it. And like Cibersay said, definitely use amazon or another source to actually purchase the stuff.
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I plan on replacing my speakers a well. But, in the meantime I have the PowerAmp app on my phone. It has a really good EQ, so when I BT my music I get good sound. Although, I am going to replace the speakers as well.

Geez....I really should check some the dates on these posts before resurrecting old posts...lol

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Do your research on crutchfield, find the exact brand/size/model # and then buy them on amazon significantly cheaper. Crutchfield is stupendously expensive.




This. Let's just say Amazon was ALOT cheaper. Checked what would fit on crutchfield and bought on Amazon.


I just bought myself a late bday gift for myself.


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Hopefully they sound ok.


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