JBL GT7-86

GT7 Series 5"x7"/6"x8" 2-way car speakers

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A cool upgrade

These GT7-86 speakers from JBL have everything you want when shopping for a car speaker: an advanced design, quality materials, a cool look, and a practical price tag. But in the end, it's the sound they make that matters, and true to their iconic heritage, these JBLs deliver.

How do they do it?

You'll gain a satisfying boost in sound quality from these 5"x7"/6"x8" speakers, thanks to JBL's patented Plus One™ architecture, which expands the surface area of the polypropylene woofer for impressive bass. Balanced dome tweeters handle the high notes with ease, especially when powered by an aftermarket radio or amp.

JBL built these GT7 speakers to handle up to 60 watts RMS, but with a design geared toward maximum efficiency, you'll gain superior performance even from a factory radio. Grilles are not included — factory grilles are appropriate for most installations.

Highlights:

  • 5"x7"/6"x8" 2-way speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene Plus One™ woofer cone with foam surround
  • balanced dome PEI tweeter
  • power range: 2-60 watts RMS (180 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 45-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 93 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-1/4"
  • grilles not included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Why replace your car's original speakers?

The speakers that originally came in your car were made from inexpensive materials, designed to create acceptable sound at the lowest possible cost to the manufacturer. If you love music, you deserve better. Name-brand aftermarket speakers deliver fuller, richer sound with considerably more detail and nuance, and they're capable of playing louder and cleaner than factory speakers. Connect new speakers to your factory radio and you'll get the best possible sound from your dealer-equipped system. Pair them up with a new car stereo for a level of enjoyment that can rival a high-fidelity home audio experience.

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What's in the box?

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  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Bottom mounting rings
  • 2 Adhesive backed gasket strips
  • Instruction manual

Features and Specs

General
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design Balanced Dome
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Foam
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity 93 dB at 2.83 volts
Frequency Response 45 - 20k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 2-60
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 180
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 1/4
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/4

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Features

Plus One Woofer Cones: The Plus One speaker cones offer more surface area than other speakers that fit in the same size opening. This is accomplished by using a new basket design and hi-roll surround. The result is greater bass output and an increase in efficiency.

Balanced Dome Tweeter: Each speaker has a PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) balanced dome tweeter. PEI is a polymer film, capable of producing a wide soundstage. A semi-dome tweeter has a dome placed inside a cone. Balanced dome tweeters are semi-dome tweeters with equal reproduction area given the cone and dome portions of the tweeter.

Mounting Applications: JBL describes this speaker as a 5x7/6x8; it fits many 5x7 and 6x8 applications. Please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit.

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great speakers

Written By Jeff, San Diego, Ca on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Great sound quality for playing movies but not for music

Pros: Great for movies

Cons: Not much bass for music

JBL GT7-86

Written By Anonymous, Arbuckle, california on Monday, December 01, 2014

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impressed with the clarity of these midranges. Would highly recommend.

speakers

Written By dave, Illinois on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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great speakers. good sound. easy to install

jbl speaker review

Written By tykhon, mulberry, IN on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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These speakers are not the best, but they are a major upgrade to the ones i had before in my ford taurus 1998. I was looking fir some speakers for not too much of a price these ended up costing $120 because of the sale they had them on, buy one get one half off, they came with everything except the tools neccesary to put them in, they took me all off an hour and a half to put in properly, and i put them in the side doors andin the back. Now i have had them for around 3 months they are still working, they put out decent sound, i like them but they are definetly not the best i have heard, but i am quite picky. They are good on base and good on tone, they are well rounded as i would put it. Even though i am playing music through the default cassette player that is in my for tuarus with a monster cassete to aux cable it puts out decent sound so i am satisfied, they could be a little cheaper, but they arent too bad they shake my car at even low ish volumes not sure what you wanted to hear but here is what i have to say about these speakers.

Great for the price

Written By Tyler H, Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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For the price these speakers are definitely worth it

Pros: Mids and highs are fantastic

Cons: Bass is a little flat

JBL GT7-86

Written By Randy L, Richmond, In on Sunday, September 14, 2014

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Speakers have very good sound lows and highs

Great Product

Written By Prelot, Idaho on Friday, September 12, 2014

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Not as loud as stock but very very crisp sound. Decent highs, above normal lows, and a bass that can be felt. Overall a good product.

Pros: Crisp clear sounds.

Cons: Not as loud as stock. Turn the volume up 3-5 points more to get same loudness as stock.

Quick Swap

Written By Tom, Middleburg, FL on Thursday, September 04, 2014

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Quick and easy swap with factory speakers. Sound great only problem is now I need a sub to compensate for the extra trebles. Speakers are very responsive at low to medium volumes. As volume increases highs really pick up and take over the soundstage.

Pros: Look great, easy install in 2012 F150

Cons: Have pillar tweeters so the really adds to the highs.

Great sound even w/o an amplifier

Written By JREwing, Janesville, WI on Saturday, August 30, 2014

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I had it all - a new Kenwood head unit with bluetooth, a Spotify subscription that turns my smartphone into an endless jukebox of great music, and blown speakers. Well now, that's not going to work!

Problem is, most 5x7/6x8 speakers won't fit in a Ford Five Hundred's front doors without some kind of hackery, thanks to an unfortunate placement of a tie down for the wiring harness.

These JBL's were easy to install, thanks to Crutchfield's clear instructions and included wiring adapters. Once installed, the JBL's sound clean and crisp, with enough volume to risk a noise violation, this without anything more than the Kenwood's internal amplifier. In short, it's an upgrade I should have done two years ago when I bought the car.

It has a nice, tight bass response, but there's only so much you're going to get with 6x8's in the doors.

Pros: Enough volume to irritate neighbors and law enforcement Crisp, clear sound and tight bass Actually fits in the front doors of a Ford Five Hundred

Cons: If you want serious bass, get an amp and a subwoofer.

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