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emolina

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First of all, happy holidays and/or merry Xmas to all.
I'm thinking about upgrading my front speakers to Pioneer TS-6895, 6X8 2-way. I have the ford prem. radio (not the JBL). I'm on a limited budget.
Any opinions would be appreciated. Thanks.
 



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I'd do it, I put pioneer 6 1/2 Coaxial 3-ways in my front doors and it sounds amazing, HUGE difference
 






Nate46290

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Its all prefrence. I would go and listen to them and see if you like them or not. I personally have no idea how they sound so i can tell you. All i can say is test before you buy.
 






mrsteve

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I've got the pioneers in the rear. I had a set of 6x8's in the front but I didn't like the way they sounded upfront. So I bought components.

Steve
 






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if you cant spend alot of money on high quality speakers for the front then get cheap ones. the location of the speakers is not optimal for good sound quality. the highs on the left side are blocked by the driver and the right sides are blocked by a passanger.
 






mrsteve

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Usually when it comes to car audio you get what you pay for. For example, look at E-bay. They have auctions for six 12" subs and a 1500 watt amp going for $150. You know that stuff is gonna be crap. Almost any speaker you buy will be better than the stockers. The Pionners will make a huge difference in the sound quality of you stereo. My Pioneer's play loud and clear, even though one of the woofer cones has a hole in it. (my mistake, wasn't too happy about that)

Steve
 






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i just put in my pioneer 6865s, the 3ways, and i love them. havent upgraded the head unit or anything, i had ford premium speakers before, which were just fine, but i couldnt think of anything else i wanted for christmas!! PS, my ford premiums are for sale, make me an offer
 






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3ways are a better route to go. Butr pioneer is awsome. You can't go wrong
 






emolina

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Thanks for all the input. Guess I'll have to go for it.
 






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You could do what I did originally and buy 3 ways for the front and 2 ways for the back. This way you save $20-$40 and your front sound stage has a more defined higher range than the rear fill. This will help with you imaging.

Steve
 






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If you want the Pioneer's and there is Best Buy in your area. They have been running adds lately buy one set get one 50% off. Their ads cycle through about once a month. The 3-ways are $100 a pair so 150 for 4. 2-ways are $80, $120 for 4.

I put the Pioneer's in mine and they sound good.
 






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