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Old 13th June 2007, 16:38   #46
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Getting Component 607 for 4.5K. Its original for sure. Any suggestions in wiring?
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Old 13th June 2007, 17:24   #47
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Are the stock speaker wires really bad ???
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Old 13th June 2007, 17:35   #48
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Are the stock speaker wires really bad ???
Nope, they are not bad at all. They usually are good enough, if they are being powered by the HU. It is a good idea to upgrade the wire if an amp is used (if budget allows). The speakers are likely to sound somewhat better with an amp when the wires are upgraded.
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Old 13th June 2007, 17:40   #49
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Another Link to Optra Ice here
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Old 7th August 2007, 08:38   #50
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What make / spec are the OEM speakers in the Magnum ?
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Old 7th August 2007, 08:43   #51
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Not sure but I think Kenwood on LS model.
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Old 7th August 2007, 08:48   #52
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Hey guys the original speakers are GM DAT and they suck,the player is good (alpine 2 din) so i didnt change player
I have changed the speakers to JBL
Velvet 600 watt amp(4500)
JBL 1000 watt sub(4500)
JBL speaker with components in front door(4500)
JBL speakers rear door(2500)
JBL ovals rear(4500)
Total 8 speakers and 1 sub with amp(new wires 1500+ 500 for welding and fixing)
cost me total 22,500

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Old 23rd August 2007, 20:30   #53
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IED'd up my Magnum yesterday.
Stock Alpine 2 Din HU
Kicker DS 6XX.2 (not sure about the model) components in front stock location.
Kicker DS 6930 6x9 oval rear fills (mounted on slopes)
Kicker TCW R10 sub in a vented box
Pioneer 7300 Monoblock
JBL 60.4 (temporary, waiting for 75.4)
Full Kicker wiring.
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IED'd up my Magnum yesterday.
Stock Alpine 2 Din HU
Kicker DS 6XX.2 (not sure about the model) components in front stock location.
Kicker DS 6930 6x9 oval rear fills (mounted on slopes)
Kicker TCW R10 sub in a vented box
Pioneer 7300 Monoblock
JBL 60.4 (temporary, waiting for 75.4)
Full Kicker wiring.
Good choice of equipment, How much did you pay for the stuff ?
Just a personal opinion, you could have probably got better speakers for the price you paid maybe. Though have not heard the new DS series speakers, but till the last year's ES series were crappy for the price.
Another Issue with kicker is Bangalore/Mumbai markets are teeming with fake KS and ES series speakers, and for a consumer it's almost impossible to differentiate between that and the real deal.
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Old 23rd August 2007, 20:56   #55
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@ Blueraven - Don't know the actual prices yet. The whole setup was done on a temporary basis as I've never used Kicker before. I'll audition the setup for a week before I decide. But, the prices would be 1k /2k over equivalent JBLs.
As for fake stuff, I've no idea. But well, I do trust my installer.


P.S. How do I find out if the Kickers are genuine?

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Old 23rd August 2007, 22:58   #56
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P.S. How do I find out if the Kickers are genuine?
You could check with Kamal Dhingreja of Preeti Trading Corporation, Mumbai. I believe he is the distributor for Kicker.
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@ Blueraven - Don't know the actual prices yet. The whole setup was done on a temporary basis as I've never used Kicker before. I'll audition the setup for a week before I decide. But, the prices would be 1k /2k over equivalent JBLs.
As for fake stuff, I've no idea. But well, I do trust my installer.


P.S. How do I find out if the Kickers are genuine?
I don't believe the Fakes are in for the new DS series, you will not usually find fakes for latest year's series for foreign brands (except for Pioneer and Sony) You will see brand new Fanatic Series component and coaxial speakers by rockford in Bangalore which are 100% A Grade fakes. Have seen some of that in few reputed shops.Those speakers went out of production about 3 to 4 years ago, Thing is it sounds pretty okay too, so consumer is not able to catch. I have seen a load of fake KS series speakers selling at dirt cheap wholesale rates, which is impossible even if they were selling in grey, if it was the original product. They are actually cheaper than ES series speakers which are supposed to cost much cheaper. However, there is difference in finishing, but that only a person who has sold quite few KS series originals can recognise. Even Dealers can duped at times.

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Hey guys the original speakers are GM DAT and they suck,the player is good (alpine 2 din) so i didnt change player
I have changed the speakers to JBL
Velvet 600 watt amp(4500)
JBL 1000 watt sub(4500)
JBL speaker with components in front door(4500)
JBL speakers rear door(2500)
JBL ovals rear(4500)
Total 8 speakers and 1 sub with amp(new wires 1500+ 500 for welding and fixing)
cost me total 22,500
How exactly have you wired all these (8) speakers and 1 sub with 1 amplifier?
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Old 2nd September 2007, 09:09   #59
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not really sure man i just left my car in the accessory shop and when it was finished went back to get it
but what i feel is its not wired right cause the volume is max in the rear speakers and sub i can hardly hear the door speakers working
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@dockap: tune your amp, BTW what is this valet amp? never heard. chinese? local?
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