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#1 Lander2210



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Posted 26 June 2013 - 08:57 PM

Hi, I'm new to this and I have a problem with my standard speakers sounding unbelievably rubbish!! All I wanted to know was, can I change the standard speakers to upgraded ones and put a cone or padding behind it, so it doesn't sound like there going to break. I mostly want to change them because I love my music and I don't want to change my head unit so just want uprated speakers for now.


Any advice on where I could get some speakers from not 6'' x 9''s as they won't fit without editing the car door (this is something I really don't want to do.)


Many thanks,




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Posted 27 June 2013 - 07:04 PM

Hello and welcome to the club!


Yes, it is possible to upgrade your speakers, several forum members have done this already and i remember a thread about this (if i find it i will put a link up for you- it may have been for a Focus though) - its also possible someone has posted a thread on how to change the speakers in modification projects..... (again i will have a look)  


There is  special acoustic matting that you can get to line the inside of the doors, i have been told it makes a big difference to the sound in the car (improving it) but it adds weight (the reason i never used it myself) - it lines the inside of the door and stops the "resonance" "drumming"/ "tinnyness", you choose the correct thickness so it does not interfere withe the window lifters/ innards of the door etc


It can increase the bass output of the speakers too (by reducing unwanted out-of-phase radiation)




These are for studios and may fill up with water in some areas and are for mid/ treble but may still be useful 



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:36 PM

Check out Dynamat for sound proofing. I have heard great things about it and plan to use it on my car.


This is an example of what another member did to his car:


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