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Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: NJ - Near Philly
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My only comment here is that you say the "Current system is underpowered", yet you want to keep the existing amp? You won't get any extra volume (If that's what you mean by "underpowered") by just changing the radio, yet keeping the amp. (Well... unless your new speakers are highly efficient ones.)
I think the factory speakers werent high enough quality, and at higher volume (to accomodate top down higway driving) the speakers were at their upper limit of capabilities, so the sound quality degrades.... and better speakers will handle that better.
or I could be making this up. ha
Sticking with my plan for now and see how it goes. the only big loss of slow rolling would be scheduling a second visit to have installed.
Yellow Sky Redline
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