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Old 01-22-2011, 10:20 AM
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Upgrade 328i hi-fi audio system

I would like some advice on some small simple things I can do to upgrade the audio system in my new ride. Replace front speakers? What?

Really not trying to spend $1k or anything.
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:10 AM
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- Amp: http://cgi.ebay.com/JL-Audio-XD600-6...item3a62847008
- Front speakers: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...FcPt7QodLWThIg
- HiFi harness and OEM speaker connectors: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=486152
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:28 AM
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Thanks you Technic.
Once I've got that done, what would you do next rear or subs? Just wondering for later.
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:21 PM
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Once I've got that done, what would you do next rear or subs? Just wondering for later.
Woofers could be next, but I think that you will like what you will hear with this new amp.
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Old 01-23-2011, 12:57 PM
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Woofers could be next, but I think that you will like what you will hear with this new amp.
Excuse my ignorance, I'm not a car audio person.

So this amp will power all of my speakers in the car (including subs)?
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Old 01-23-2011, 03:45 PM
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Excuse my ignorance, I'm not a car audio person.

So this amp will power all of my speakers in the car (including subs)?
Yes, 6-channels -front (2), rear (2) and underseat woofers (2). No OEM wires to cut.
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sorry to pull an old thread this one came up when i was searching. i blew my passenger door speaker. so i figured its time to upgrade. those speakers posted are discontinued anyone have any other suggestions for speakers and an amp. I am a sound quality person that likes to listen to my music louder than most. thanks!
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:17 AM
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sorry to pull an old thread this one came up when i was searching. i blew my passenger door speaker. so i figured its time to upgrade. those speakers posted are discontinued anyone have any other suggestions for speakers and an amp. I am a sound quality person that likes to listen to my music louder than most. thanks!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/DLS-ULTIMATE...4a2f22&vxp=mtr
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:10 AM
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excellent! thanks Technic
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:14 PM
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Total "newbie" here. :-)

Forgive my ignorance regarding stereos, etc. Basically, I dont' have a problem with my HiFi stereo setup. Reading a number of threads here (and other places), it seems not a lot can be done with the stereo system without a major over-haul. That being said, reading the thread here (and especially thanks to posts by Technic), it seems some "simple solutions" can be done improving the over all sound quality.

Ostensibly, it seems the XD600/6 - JL Audio 600W 6-Channel Class D Amplifier and speakers are the easiest to work with as a start.

For me, the most important is to add an equalizer. I would be quite happy if I can add an EQ system for the CD player/FM stereo. Is there anyway to do it without too many complications?

Thanks and regards.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:07 PM
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Wondering if this would help as well or if enough control from the amp will work just as well.

Also, sounds like a good choice from Technic for the front speakers, how about under the seat and rear?
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:05 PM
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if you guys need some speakers and subs let me know
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speakers and subs

Hi Dude, im after 4inch for the rear. Not sure what goes in door panel
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:08 PM
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Neither do I unfortunately.... Sorry!

There are certainly tons of more people on the board who know much more than I do!
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:20 AM
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Definately going to check out that amp.
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