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    Hey,

    I have been reading up on some reviews of the Monsoon Sound System, and alot of people don't like them. I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am with the SC/T package, and the sound booms. It even has SVT which adjust the sound to the wind noise. I don't see why anyone would have a problem with this sound system. Am I just wierd? Please reply with what you think. Thanks.

  • #2
    I guess no one has anything to say...

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    • #3
      I had svt on my monte... and it dosn't adjust the level to the wind noise... it adjusts it to the speed of the car.

      But whats your question... why we don't like it? If you love it then what does it matter what we think, sounds like you're looking for something wrong with it to give yourself an excuse to upgrade.

      If you're happy with it, great, if not then start looking at alternatives.

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      • #4
        what sounds good to one person may sound like *** to another.. what sounds good to THAT person may sound horrible to another... audio is very subjective, some people have higher standards and can hear a HELL of a lot more than others can...

        but as stated above, if you're happy with it that's all you need. But i agree, it does sound like you're trying to find an excuse to upgrade the system

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        • #5
          Monsoon Rca jacks?

          This may sound like a stupid question but i have the upgraded monsoon sound in my 2001 Grand am Gt and want to install subs but i dont know if i need to get a new head unit does monsoon sound have the needed rca jacks to just use it as my headunit for now? email me because im not on this much [email protected] Thanks for the help

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          • #6
            no rca's. you need a hi-low converter. it takes the speaker level outputs of the factory stereo and gives you rca jacks. some are cheap, some are expensive, you definitely get what you pay for when it comes to these.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by weldonzk2008 View Post
              Hey,

              I have been reading up on some reviews of the Monsoon Sound System, and alot of people don't like them. I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am with the SC/T package, and the sound booms. It even has SVT which adjust the sound to the wind noise. I don't see why anyone would have a problem with this sound system. Am I just wierd? Please reply with what you think. Thanks.

              there is not any automotive, factory sound system that i have ever liked, from any manufacturer, from any trim level (some are adequate/bearable, but only for a little while).

              some people are perfectly fine with the factory equipment, and that is fine-- you are the one that will listen to it all the time, and so there is nothing wrong with you...

              sound is like food, just because i like my steaks well done, doesn't mean that you should also...
              My OLD 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT:
              "The Project That Never Ended, until it did"


              next project? subaru brz
              carpc undecided

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              • #8
                i am the same way, i usually dont like factory systems BUT i recently heard the rockford fosgate system in a nissan sentra and i was very surprised, it sounded very good.

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                • #9
                  monsoon sound system

                  i have a 2007 pontiac g6 gt with the factory monsoon system in it. im trying to hook a 10" sub to it but 1. cant figure out the color scheme for the speakers..theres 4 wires coming off of each and 2.need to know if i can hook a hi low converter to the speakers or if i should run it off of the factory amp..can anyone help me out..

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                  • #10
                    I have a VW Jetta with the monsoon system in it. Im currently trying to install a second amp, in line with the factory amp. I was told I needed the converter to use the RCA plug ins. but what about the remote wire??? I keep reading diferent ways to solve this but have read such different answers, I dont know which to attempt??? anyone with knowledge, any help would be appreciated...

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                    • #11
                      Hey did you ever find out what to do with the remote wire? I have a 04 vw jetta and I want to put in my system I have everything I just don't know what wires to splice into the factory amp

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