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    how do japs make 50 watts into 260 watts! the mind boggles!!!
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    y have em if u edont make em scream?

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    Same goes for your car engine? Rev it to max each time?

    So you are telling us that you are more interested in total volume than sound quality?

    Ya know, you can turn on the LOUD feature of your headunit and raise the bass and treble controls to max (do the same with your gains) to get more volume out of your system

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    well what happened was when i did install them in my car i didnt notice any difference between them and the factory setup i figured itd be louder and wouldnt distort at max volume but it did, but yea i want loud and clear

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    So go out and buy speakers that can handle higher RMS wattage. And blow a grand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Epon View Post
    So go out and buy speakers that can handle higher RMS wattage. And blow a grand.
    He'd need a headunit or amplifier that could actually put out higher RMS.

    Replacing ONLY the stock speakers with aftermarket speakers will probably make your system sound quieter, but clearer. To fully utilize aftermarket speakers, you need (at least) a better headunit, or beyond that, an amplifier with ratings that match the RMS of the speakers you're using.

    Peak values are smoke and mirrors. Sure, it can handle 260w peak, for about a fraction of a second before the coil melts.

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    we'll i have a pioneer head unit the p-3800 i think the model is i kno its 3800 but i dont kno the first letter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jahntassa View Post
    He'd need a headunit or amplifier that could actually put out higher RMS.

    Replacing ONLY the stock speakers with aftermarket speakers will probably make your system sound quieter, but clearer. To fully utilize aftermarket speakers, you need (at least) a better headunit, or beyond that, an amplifier with ratings that match the RMS of the speakers you're using.

    Peak values are smoke and mirrors. Sure, it can handle 260w peak, for about a fraction of a second before the coil melts.
    I was thinking of adding something like this, will a higher rms on the amp make the speakers louder???




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    Start with a decent head unit. If there is not enough power there to get the volume you are after, THEN add a HIGH quality low power amplifier (budget). Do NOT look at higher power as better.

    What is your max budget?

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    You'll probably ruin your imagine and get some funky noise cancellation issues with a 4way or 5way. You REALLY have to know what you're doing. Stock speaker locations wont do

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