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    Component Speakers in 06 WRX

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    Hey, just joined in, and I want to say I dig this forum. In another life I was a Honda guy, but I recently got into a 06 WRX. I dig the car, but as many people have indicated in the forum, the stereo is poo (yeah I said poo). I have the base stereo so I don't have the tweeter/speaker setup. I am getting a new head unit and speakers, but wondered has anybody installed a component set in one of these that didn't have the factory tweeters? If I can I would prefer to do that, and while I am fairly comfortable at stereo work in cars, this would be a new challenge.
    Thanks in advance all.

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    when i installed my new speakers, i installed new 5 inch ones on the back rack and then new front speakers.

    the rear door speakers wont give you a good sound.

    infinities are nice speakers to use for the front, and for that i did keep the factories tweeters.

    the back is mtx audio 5.5 inch component speakers/tweeters

    tx4100 i think its the model, it has tweeters that are not attached to the sub parts so it really allows you to put the speakers as you want em.



    so, yeah... i never replaced the factory tweets persay, but i did put new ones in

    check out the worklog on mp3car.com (http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=76345) if you want to see a picture of what i did... not much on it though besides a picture and a couple lines in an insigificant post
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    Quote Originally Posted by hotelprowrx View Post
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    has anybody installed a component set in one of these that didn't have the factory tweeters? If I can I would prefer to do that, and while I am fairly comfortable at stereo work in cars, this would be a new challenge.
    Thanks in advance all.
    Just every one who had a 2004 STi. We did not get speakers, or a head unit. The head is an easy install. Components require you to fab tweeter brakets, no big deal, and a bracket for the crossover. There is plenty of room for the crossover in the arm rest.

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    Thanks for the feedback folks. I did try to search "speakers" and didn't get anywhere, I will try and look a bit farther back in time with revised keywords. Good lookin out Web
    With regards to the crossover in the armrest, I have seen quite a few posts about Subies and their tendency to let water go through the door. Any words on whether or not the crossovers are waterproof? Again, forgive the ingnorance, components are a new realm for me.

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    Well, my crossovers are not waterproof by any means. They are mounted on the cabin side of the plastic sheet inside the door. The space inside the armrest is mid door. I have a hard time imaging that water would get there. If water did get that far the whole door trim panel would be trashed.

    Three years ago someone posted wonderful photos of a component install. Yea, it is an old subject. Component choices have changed over the years, so, no recommendations. I'm happy with what I have, but it is not available now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Web Foot STi View Post
    Just every one who had a 2004 STi. We did not get speakers, or a head unit. The head is an easy install. Components require you to fab tweeter brakets, no big deal, and a bracket for the crossover. There is plenty of room for the crossover in the arm rest.

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    theres tweeter mounts in the door .

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    No factory tweeter brackets in my car. A bolt hole where one would be, but no hardware. I have an early, no options car.
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    Based on my needs, I decided to go with some 2 way speakers with swivel tweeters. If they suck, I plan to sell them and get the component set. This is cost driven as I got all new speakers (All Kenwoods) and dynamat for less than the cost of the component set I was looking at.
    Thanks for the feedback all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Web Foot STi View Post
    No factory tweeter brackets in my car. A bolt hole where one would be, but no hardware. I have an early, no options car.
    mine is a early 03/04 model . but i do have tweeters in my doors factory ones

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