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Speaker clearance.

Post by themikyri » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:58 am

Hi all,i try to decide for new speakers (FOCAL ISC 165 ? ), and i need to know the max height of them, in order not to disturb the window opening.Any thoughts please ?What is the clearance ? Thanks.

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Post by alexperkins » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:16 am

I had a set of focals in my GTI and they were deep but they didn’t foul the window

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Post by themikyri » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:39 am

Hi Alex,different focal models have various depths,so i need to know the cars door to window clearance.

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Post by alexperkins » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:13 am

Im well aware of that. Those speakers you mention are wrong for this car. You need two part components and not two way. 165AS for example, which fit well as I had them in mine

The pocket for the speakers is quite deep. You’d probably be best to whip the door card off and measure if you want to be 100% sure

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Post by themikyri » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:00 am

Thanks,i will rather do that than guess . I am looking at coaxial ones as they are cheaper .

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Post by alexperkins » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:05 am

Coaxial will not sound right in the 6N2 as it has a tweeter in the top of the door. Firing all the sound into the footwell isn’t good audio practice, but it’s up to you

There’s a lot of defent component sets out there for not much more than coaxial

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Post by themikyri » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:49 pm

The truth is that i have a pair of Infinity Kappa tweeters that i will use at the A pillar as supplement super tweeters.
For main speakers i am thinking of Focal ISC165 or Audison prima 165 instead of the Alpine SXE1725 that i currently have.
I also use a RF 10inch with Kenwood KAC 719 mono amp.
What do you say ?

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Post by alexperkins » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:55 pm

If you have tweeters just buy woofers that have no tweeters at all

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Post by themikyri » Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:45 pm

Hi,again.As far as i have searched the Focals is the least expensive solution (because of the low postage from Germany).
For the same money i can get Audison mid. bass speakers (but its only the half of the speaker,so i consider it as more expensive).
Could you recommend some other mid bass of the same quality please ?
Thanks.

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