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Old 04-11-2011, 12:59 PM   #1
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6 Channel Amp, Right?

Anyone have this setup? My 99 Boxster already has an aftermarket Sony Drive-5 stereo. Looks like someone pulled the old factory head unit and basically is powering the door and dash speakers with the (52watt X 4) Sony head unit. The amp is doing nothing.

Here's my thought...

Replace the door and dash speakers with high quality units...

Add 4-3 1/2 speakers in the rear storage compartment

Power the whole shee bang with a 6 channel Hot Rod amplifier...

No Subs....just getting bass from the upgraded door speakers. I just want a nice full range system. Thoughts?
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Old 04-12-2011, 01:51 PM   #2
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Were you thinking of converting from 5-1/4 to 6-1/2 drivers for the doors? If so, then I think it'll probably sound pretty good when you're done.

I just installed an Alpine PDX-4.100 amplifier, hooked to the 4 stock speakers and it alone made for a great improvement in sound. I can't wait to get the new 6.5" speakers installed!
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Old 04-12-2011, 03:47 PM   #3
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Should work fine and sound great!
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