Thunder Dome Series 6-1/2" 2-way speakers
Item #: 236THND65
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Item #: 236THND65
Your price: $99.99 pair Earn up to 100 Rewards points
MTX doesn't make speakers that only deliver the goods in a sound lab. These affordable 2-way speakers feature a 6-1/2” durable polypropylene cone with a rubber surround that'll shrug off the weather and wear that come with living in your car full-time. Depending how low you need to mount the coaxials, you can swivel the soft dome tweeters up to 15 degrees in your direction to really dial in the stereo imaging.
While no car speaker can produce bass like a large subwoofer, these speakers truly shine in the lower frequencies. With up to 60 watts RMS of power handling, you can add to their impressive depth and richness when you power them with an outboard amplifier. MTX includes black metal mesh grilles in plastic frames for custom installations, and the unique prorated 5-year warranty really makes these Thunder65 speakers a smart buy.
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.
These speakers made a very noticeable difference once installed. Added a lot of clarity to the music. I think they have just enough bass to bring the music to life while letting the highs come through as well. I would definitely suggest these to anyone looking to upgrade the stock speakers in a GMC Sierra extended cab.
Pros: Better bass Clear sound Sound better at higher volume
fantastic high and mid range speakers, no bass from a standard wattage OEM type radio like what is in a Toyota 2015 Tacoma double cab. installed in rear doors
Pros: great highs and mid-range
Cons: no bass
These speakers are a good upgrade from the 15 year old stock speakers that I removed from my 00 Nissan Frontier. I am not super impressed with the way the power is being handled but I think they just need an amp running to them. My head unit is only putting out about 14 watts per speaker and these can handle much more so I think that after I amplify these I will be way more impressed.
Pros: Good stock upgrade
Cons: Probably needs an amplifier
These are an improvement over the factory speakers. Especially in the mid and upper range. I installed in one door, and then faded between the factory and the MTX and the MTX was much clearer. 2009 Hyundai Elantra. The factory was just a paper cone. Brackets supplied were helpful for the installation, but do not try to reuse holes. I made two new holes with speed nuts, and just used two self tappers for the four holding points. Would have been easier to just use self tappers for all 4 places.
Pros: Improvement over factory.
Cons: I would probably go with components next time. The position in the door is just so low, that it is hard for the tweeters to get the sound up to your ears. I also lost some bass compared to factory speakers. But what is there is tighter. I will be adding a small amp, and that may help the bass.
Good upgrade over factory paper speakers. These have nice highs and okay bass, I think these would come to life if they werent connected to a factory radio thats under powered and connected with sub-par wire. I was just going for a speaker upgrade becase all four of the factory speakers went bad. They were recommend by the advisor and met my expectations. If you going for ear blowing sound from a factory unit you better get an amp to drive these
Pros: Large magnets, poly cones, strong frame, Price, highs
Cons: Terminals too close to the magnet/frame, wire harness too thin
REPLACED STOCK SPEAKERS WITH THESE, I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THE CLARITY AND PERFORMANCE OVER THE STOCK SPEAKERS. I AM GLAD I CHOSE THESE.
Pros: PRICE, PERFORMANCE
Cons: NONE YET
Speaker sound is good for its price point. The tweeter sound are clear with no harshness. I have these on a 3/4 inch MDF baffle on each of my 4 doors. I've sprayed some adhesive on some insulation padding I picked up from my local home depot. I then affixed them behind the speaker and inside the door. Caulking around the baffle and speaker also helps in separating sound waves which can distort sound integrity. I've applied sound dampening sheets to seal any openings. Another trick to getting the most out of a speaker is to glue a foam strip on the inside of the door panel opening for the speaker. All this work has improved the acoustical sound coming from this speaker. This can be done for any speaker. I recommend this speaker for its price and performance. The bass effect I'm getting is impressive and a complete upgrade from stock setup. They're powered by a Alpine KTP445U digital amp.
Pros: Good price for its performance
Cons: Sound is impressive. Can't think of any cons
Awesome speakers! Had to go to best buy for brackets, but they definitely deliver all the lows missing from 5.25's!
These speakers are great for just a speaker upgrade for my 2006 Pontiac Vibe. I now can listen to my factory radio all the way up with little to no distortion. They also don't sound bad at a low volume. I had them all the way down and they still sounded clear. I am very proud of them so far and they haven't even broken in yet. I just got done installing them about an hour ago. Crutchfield made the install really easy. I had to drill new holes in my door for the mount but they gave me the instructions to install them the right adapter for the factory plugs and a good bracket. I am planning on getting another pair for my rear doors soon once I have the money to spend.
Pros: Good clear sound with little to no distortion at all volume levels with a factory system. Good materials. A 5 year warranty come on.
Cons: None to report.
|Tweeter Design||1" Dome|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years (3-5 Prorated)|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years (3-5 Prorated)|
92 dB at 2.83 volts
|Frequency Response||48 - 20k Hz|
|RMS Power Range (Watts)||2-60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||120|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||1 7/8|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5 1/16|
Woofer Cones: The MTX Thunder Series speakers feature durable and rigid polypropylene woofer cones. Polypropylene is also resistant to the moisture and temperature extremes found in automotive applications.
Tweeters: Each speaker features a 1" treated silk dome tweeter. Silk is lightweight and great for high frequency extension and efficiency. The tweeters pivot slightly within their housings (approximately 15° in any direction), so they can be angled toward the listeners to improve imaging.
Mounting: MTX calls the Thunder65 a 6-1/2, and without using the included woofer mounting bracket, it fits into most 6-3/4 and 6-1/2 openings, but the bolt pattern matches a standard 6-3/4 speaker. To fit the standard 3-hole and 4-hole 6-1/2 applications, the included bracket must be used, resulting in the measurements used to sort what vehicles it will fit. If mounted without the bracket the depth is 2.056" and the mounting height is 0.636". In most 6-1/2 applications, when mounted without the bracket, new screw holes must be drilled.
Warranty: MTX offers a 5-Year Prorated Warranty with the following terms: