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Old 05-21-2016, 01:04 AM
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Default Hello , OEM stereo upgrades?

Just purchased a 2008 Dakota with the 6 Alpine Speaker and 276 watt amp.. I guess I expected more out of this setup. looking to upgrade. Has anyone just upgraded speakers to get a more powerful sound ? Mopar has those Kicker speakers.. any thoughts? thank you
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Kicker is a good brand but so is alpine. I would pick one or the other to start with changing i.e. speakers or head unit. Speakers are easier but make sure you get all the same style and brand to be sure they all handle the same frequencies. If you choose to do the HU just make sure you get all the connectors and kits for it. A good head unit can make crappie speakers sound pretty good. I'm about to do a full swap on my 02 so I can give you some heads up with the components I picked out.
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I have an Alpine media player with kicker 65cs 6 1/2s in the front door with infinity 1" tweets and infinity marine 6.5s in the rear door. I removed my rear seats out ofy 06 dakota quadcab and built a platform and put a 4.5 cu. Ft. Box back there with 2 sundown audio sa12s powered by a phoenix gold sx1200.1 mono backed up by a fosgate cap and another 12v aux batt. My oscill. Reads 138.3 dbs. Worth every cent
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