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9 speaker upgrade

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I got the 9 speaker system . I will discuss soon the comparison between my previous vehicle and this car but first audio time :)

So the 9 speaker stereo felt decent but something didn’t seem right . It was almost as if I was trying to like it. The bass did have a decent thump but overall clarity was missing it would bottom out at certain beat drops.
I didn’t really want more volume just nicer sound . So went with jbl gto 629 upfront and kicker 43cs65 something’s on the back can’t remember model right now .
But I am so so happy now it sounds gorgeous.
The clarity, the separation of highs mids and lows is wonderful and bass is decent punchy it matches the volume level. So if you’re not a bass head this works perfectly but I like just mildly more bass so I’ll probably end up getting a tiny powered sub under the seat .

So now comparing this to the 14 speaker Harmon kardon I had in my
Previous car. This setup sounds better. I loved the Harmon kardon but always felt bass was low in it and it needed something more but never did anything was too busy modding the car in other ways lol. But this jbl and kicker setup to stock stereo honesty sounds better deeper clearer than the hks.

So overall very very happy :)
Now deciding which under seat sub to get !

Will write about the tune and comparison with previous car soon . Excited to be on here thanks everyone


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Great cant wait to read this
 

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What car did you have before?
 
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What car did you have before?
Cla45amg fun fun car but I’ll do a proper
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Anyone knows how to install the jbl pro compact 8in sub. I’ve never done a sub before so have no idea how to install it and what
Goes where


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Anyone knows how to install the jbl pro compact 8in sub. I’ve never done a sub before so have no idea how to install it and what
Goes where


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The two subs underneath the seat isn't loud enough?
 
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Anyone knows how to install the jbl pro compact 8in sub. I’ve never done a sub before so have no idea how to install it and what
Goes where


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Is it a powered sub?
 
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The two subs underneath the seat isn't loud enough?
I don’t
Think it has subs under the seat for the 9 speaker system. The bass is decent but would like a little more .


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I don’t
Think it has subs under the seat for the 9 speaker system. The bass is decent but would like a little more .


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ALL Stinger's have the under seat subs except the base. Just take a look, you'll see them.
 
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ALL Stinger's have the under seat subs except the base. Just take a look, you'll see them.
Ohh no way ! No wonder the bass is overall good :)
Thank you [MENTION=625]3.3Turbo4me[/MENTION] my bad for wrong info


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Yeah it’s a powered tiny sub


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You can wire the sub to the battery in the trunk. All you need then is to tap into the rear speakers with line convertors to get the sound.
 
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You can wire the sub to the battery in the trunk. All you need then is to tap into the rear speakers with line convertors to get the sound.
So In order to get there I will need to reach the back of the head unit . This is where it gets tricky because I’ve never done that before. Any tips ?


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Hey [MENTION=2056]Pchek[/MENTION], going to do a write up soon like you said?
 
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Hey [MENTION=2056]Pchek[/MENTION], going to do a write up soon like you said?
Hey ckeeler I did the cla45 write up
Still not figured out what to do with the sound setup .


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ALL Stinger's have the under seat subs except the base. Just take a look, you'll see them.
Totally blew my mind when I read this. I thought only the 15 speaker setups had subs under the seats. I immediately went out and looked under my seats... sure enough, they're there!
 

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