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About the JVC CS-DR1700C

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How long have you been driving around listening to subpar factory speakers, or even blown speakers? JVC designed the CS-DR17100C component speaker system to be an affordable solution that provides a serious sonic upgrade. Built to weather the extreme temperatures of life in your car doors, the slim-profile 6-3/4" woofers offer strong audio performance with good power handling. Additionally, you can mount the separate tweeters up higher in your vehicle, giving you great stereo separation so you can enjoy your favorite songs like never before in your car.

Solid boost in sound quality

The system includes a lightweight yet durable carbon mica woofer that offers smooth, consistent performance, along with a 1" balanced dome polypropylene tweeter that'll increase your music's clarity. These speakers will give you a solid boost in sound quality when powered by your vehicle's radio, but they'll really shine when powered by an outboard amp. Grilles are included.

Product highlights:

  • package includes two 6-3/4" woofers, two tweeters, and two crossovers
  • carbon mica woofer with cloth and rubber hybrid surround
  • 1" polypropylene balanced dome tweeter
  • 2-way crossover network
  • power range: 2-55 watts RMS (360 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 66-23,800 Hz
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • woofer top-mount depth: 1-3/4"
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # CS-DR1700C
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What's in the box:

  • 2 Woofers
  • 2 Woofer grilles
  • 2 Tweeters (each fixed in a surface mount housing with 4" Wire attached)
  • 2 Angled surface mount tweeter housings
  • 2 Speaker wires with 50" Tweeter leg (including in-line tweeter crossover) and 13.25' input leg
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Four M3 x 5mm Machine screws
  • Two M3 x 15mm Stud bolts
  • Two M3 x 30mm Stud bolts
  • Four M3 Nuts
  • Two M3 Wing nuts
  • 2 Split lock washers
  • 2 Small flat washers
  • 2 Large flat washers
  • Safety instructions
  • Template and specifications on packaging

Scratch & Dent items may be missing non-essential accessories. In some cases the manufacturer's accessories have been replaced with generic equivalents.

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Decent

Crutchfield customer from Amarillo, TX on 6/24/2019

1998 Toyota Tacoma

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Crossover not included. Sounds okay but not much bass, to be fare it is a mid setup and it does that well.

Pros: Decent mid sound, install kit and parts are good. Affordable

Cons: Not the best sound, no adjustable crossover

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2014 Nissan Altima

Crutchfield customer from Greensboro, NC on 4/8/2019

2014 Nissan Altima

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Installed these in a 2014 Nissan Altima. These were used as stock replacements in the front doors. they sound fantastic and installation was a breeze thanks to Crutchfield's detailed instructions and all included accessories!

Pros: Ease of installation, sound

Cons: I have none!

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Crutchfield customer from Cullman, AL on 3/20/2019

2010 Subaru Outback

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Installed on daughter's car and she is enjoying them.

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Awesome sound!

Crutchfield customer from Durango, CO on 3/18/2019

2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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They sound great and were easy to install. Will be buying with Crutchfield again!

Pros: Great price Great sound

Cons: None

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Sean from Rio Rancho, NM on 2/8/2019

2001 Chevrolet Suburban

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These jvc Speakers are a great upgrade over the factory speakers. Very happy with my purchase. And like always crutchfield sent all installation parts and hardware.

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Crutchfield customer from Enterprise, AL on 1/9/2019

1994 Chevrolet Camaro

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Good sounding speakers!

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Solid performer

Crutchfield customer from Redding, CA on 11/19/2018

1998 Dodge Dakota

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Much more bass than I expected out of a 6 3/4" speaker. Highs are pretty high. Seems to sound best with R&B.

Pros: Plenty of base for a mid.

Cons: Highs seem a bit too high.

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Christopher B from Hurst, TX on 11/16/2018

2009 Honda Civic EX

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Good improvement over my factory door speakers. Good, clean sound.

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Edward from Carlsbad, CA on 11/12/2018

2007 Toyota Tacoma

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I can really hear the bass, that makes all the difference.

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Michael from Hewitt, TX on 9/8/2018

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Speakers sound great.

Pros: Cost, fitment

Cons: Non

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Sound fantastic

Lou from Bayville, NJ on 9/4/2018

2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Great speakers and kit

Pros: They sound great

Cons: None

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They worked ok and fit the rear doors fine.

George from Byron, GA on 8/12/2018

2006 GMC Envoy

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Spent some time with my grandson installing these with a system in his first car. They sound ok. Much improvement because his factory radio was close to death. Did not use the tweeters as the front speakers are 2 way.

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Crutchfield customer from Cocoa, FL on 5/14/2018

1999 Chevrolet Suburban

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Crisp mids and highs. Is not a true component speaker system, but functions very nicely.

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Crutchfield customer from Greer, SC on 4/26/2018

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Great replacement speakers

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Crutchfield customer from Los Gatos, CA on 4/4/2018

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My tech new his stuff understood what music I liked allowed him to recommend new speakers fir my Car. Answers all my questions . Gave me specs for a Amp I will be installing next Great Company , Great Service Help!!!!

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Joe from Longview, TX on 3/26/2018

2012 Nissan Altima

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Nice, but I didn't really need them. It was a lot of work to pull out the existing panels without destroying them, get the new ones in place, route wiring for the separate tweeters, and get everything back together. When I pulled out the existing door speakers, I saw that the factory versions were already 50 Watt rating. So, well, maybe these are just going to sound better because they have separate tweeters. Using my VIN, Crutchfield showed that my vehicle did not have tweeters in the dash openings, so I decided to route these separate JVC tweeters up there. I got the A-Pillars off so that I could remove the tweeter speaker covers, and guess what? There were tweeters in there. So, yeah, that was wasted money. I didn't need these speakers at all. But, they are installed now. What else was I going to do with them? Do they sound better? Brother, don't ask me. They sounded great before. They sound great now. So... ???? I guess the 4 of 5 Star Rating is more on Crutchfield for not telling me to stick with what I had.

Pros: Sound as good as factory Nissan speakers.

Cons: My car didn't need these.

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Crutchfield customer from Kingwood, TX on 3/22/2018

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

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Fit was right on and great sound for the cost!

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Great sound

Stu from NC on 1/26/2018

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Terrific upgrade for 2002 Chevy Tahoe front doors (factory amp bypassed for door speakers) along with KD-R988BTS receiver. Great sound, good bass response, and wonderful highs all with proper crossover and hi-pass and low-pass filter settings. Still running hi-level inputs at the moment and can't wait to hear them once I upgrade to line-level with amp.

Pros: Love everything about them!

Cons: None

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Don't believe the hype

Cooder from Illinois on 1/24/2018

2003 Chevrolet Astro

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These are just barely better than the stock speakers. Not worth the price, even at 50% off. I didn't even bother doing a custom mount for the tweeters because of the lack of quality with the 6 3/4 speakers. Not worth my time. The magnets are actually smaller than the factory speakers. Mounting holes did not line up with the factory holes. A few self tamping screws helped me mount them. I would save my money if I were you. Or get some speakers that are of a higher quality than these.

Pros: Inexpensive

Cons: Sound almost like the factory speakers Mounting holes do not line up with the factory holes

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Crutchfield customer from Las Vegas, NV on 1/5/2018

1997 GMC Suburban

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Very nice mellow sounds from theses speakers. Thank you !

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Victor Luis Ote from Orocovis, PR on 12/31/2017

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Very good

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Crutchfield customer from Great Falls, MT on 12/21/2017

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Great sound and value !!!!! Wish I would of done the rear doors with these !!!!

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Crutchfield customer from Bridgeville, DE on 12/6/2017

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Great deal for the money. Tweeters may need brackets.

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Great sound for the price!

Dennis from North Canton, OH on 10/7/2017

2004 Chevrolet Colorado

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I got this set for half off with my JVC head unit and couldn't be happier, especially for the price. They fit great in my 2004 Colorado and are a night and day difference over the stock units. Thanks to Peyton at Crutchfield for his recommendations! As always, top notch customer service and fast shipping. Crutchfield....the only place I will purchase my audio equipment.

Pros: Easy to install in my vehicle. Great customer support from Crutchfield. All the adapters to plug them right in.

Cons: none

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Michael from Valley Springs, CA on 8/17/2017

1994 Toyota Camry

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Great upgrade to the factory speakers. No problem pushing them with a 18w head unit. Very crisp and clear. Great deal with the 50% JVC special as well. Couldn't be happier.

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Better than factory speakers

Crutchfield customer from Portland, OR on 8/8/2017

1999 Chevrolet Suburban

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The tweeters are not easy to properly install in the stock locations. It involved drilling 2 holes in the stock turn-to-lock carrier, siliconing a length of metal hanging tape to the back of the tweeters, inserting 1 1/4 rubber slip joint gaskets to decouple them from the carriers, and securing each assembly with 2 machine screws. They would be easier to mount on the sail panels, but then they'd be in plain view and they're not exactly pretty. All in all these speakers sound better than the stock ones.

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Crutchfield customer from Pevely, MO on 7/9/2017

2003 Pontiac Vibe

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Sounds much better over the aftermarket 2 way's that were in there.

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Crutchfield customer from Albuquerque, NM on 4/18/2017

2007 GMC Sierra

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fit good with speaker adapters Crutchfield sent... sounds better then original speakers

Pros: good sound for price......

Cons: I thought they were components but no didn't read ad right....

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Chris from Melbourne, FL on 3/24/2017

2011 GMC Sierra

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Love the speakers. Price wise I got what I paid for I guess.

Pros: Easy install plug and play.

Cons: None really

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Works as expected.

Pat from Wichita, KS on 1/10/2017

1996 Chevrolet K Series

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Sounds good with new head unit.

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Sounds nice, but not much bass.

Ben from Tucson, AZ on 10/23/2016

1994 Mazda Miata

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These were upgraded with a more powerful head unit. They get louder and are clearer as long as I turn the deck's filter to block out everything below 100Hz. Before I did that, the sound distorted whenever anything with lower octave bass played.

Pros: Clear nice sound.

Cons: Fairly weak on lowest of bass.

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john from Windsor, CA on 9/8/2016

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Good speakers but had to install them with screws and drill new holes for them.

Pros: Good sound and easy install.

Cons: Not direct exchange for the old speakers

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nice replacement

Joe from Riverview, FL on 7/25/2016

2004 Volkswagen Beetle

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Nice speakers, fit easy, did not work with factory connections on the tweeter had to splice into the supplied connection for the woofer. sounds good with the entire system I purchased. very happy with the end results for my 2004 Beetle

Pros: very nice for my 2004 beetle, easy fit on woofer.

Cons: you will need to make a bracket for the tweeter and splice into the woofer

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great deal

The-Tree from Kalispell, MT on 7/12/2016

2005 Scion tC

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We had to alter the adapter to make the speakers fit but it was fairly simple to alter. The speakers are much better than the ones i had before

Pros: good high and low sounds, bass is pretty good for the price

Cons: adapter needed alteration

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Crutchfield customer from Williams , AZ on 6/28/2016

2006 Saturn ION 3

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Overall these are really good sounding, especially for the price.

Pros: Nice sounding

Cons: Lacking bass

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Nice easy replacement for blown subs

Al from Collinsville, IL on 3/30/2016

2006 Chrysler Crossfire

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The subs in my wife's crossfire had blown and finding replacement parts has been almost impossible. I was getting ready to ship the speakers to a repair shop when I noticed these speakers. The woofers fit easily in the factory enclosures. The tweeters are not used and don't work due to the way the amp sends only the low-end frequency to the rear speakers. It's not quite a deep bass as the factory subs but for the price it is adequate and does a nice job of filling out the sound in the car. My wife is not much of an audiophile so she is happy with it. Someone who is more of an audiophile might not be as happy. The only knock is that the terminals for attaching the speaker leads are pretty flimsy and bend easily.

Pros: Easy to install, great price, adequate bass to replace factory subs

Cons: Flimsy connection terminals

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size 6 3/4
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1" Balanced Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Carbon Mica
Woofer Surround Cloth/Rubber Hybrid
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 88
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts N/A
Frequency Response 66 - 23.8k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage ---
Maximum RMS Wattage 55
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 360
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 1 13/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5 1/2

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Features

Tweeters: The tweeters are PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) balanced-domes; PEI is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging. 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.

Tweeter Mounting Options: The tweeters can be surface mounted without adding anything to their fixed housings. Brackets are also included to allow angled surface mounting (approximately 30°).

Tweeter Dimensions:

  Surface Mount Angled Surface Mount
Mounting Height 0.643" 1.47"
Mounting Depth 0.15" (minimum) 0.15" (minimum)
Frame Diameter 1.82" N/A
Cutout Diameter N/A N/A
Frame Width N/A 1.822"
Frame Depth N/A 1.860"

Tweeter Crossovers: The tweeter crossovers are wired in-line with the included speaker wire. The input end  is bare wire and the woofer end has female quick slides to connect to the woofer terminal. The 50" tweeter section of the wire is shorted to the woofer quick slides, and also has quick slides on the tweeter end, which plug into the wire attached to the tweeter.

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Avail at 50% off [ aspain  Mar 25, 2019 ]
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Nice product [ travis  Mar 11, 2019 ]
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Nice entry level component system, able to be driven decently by the radio's on-board amplifier. [ Fredrick  Feb 15, 2019 ]
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wanted to upgrade the speakers and JVC promo. [ HKeith  Sep 15, 2018 ]
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Component speaker system paired with JVC radio is a great deal. [ Brian  Apr 07, 2018 ]
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I have a set of blown speaker in my current vehicle and was looking for an inexpensive replacement. The final cost was the driving factor for me selecting these speakers. [ CHARLES  Apr 06, 2018 ]
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I damaged my previous one during installation. [ Thomas  Dec 27, 2017 ]
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I was already tempted to buy this set of speakers for the price but after realizing I'd still receive 50% off after purchasing a JVC head unit, I definitely couldn't pass up on the deal. I'm excited to replace my factory speakers with this JVC package. [ Melissa  Nov 21, 2017 ]
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Half price sale. [ William   Nov 13, 2017 ]
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I purchased a JVC head unit and it was 50% off up to 2 pairs of speakers. I'll give them a try. [ Aric  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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Sale [ Brian  Sep 15, 2017 ]
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Only component set with the JVC deal [ Justin  Jun 27, 2017 ]
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Fits properly, good performance and design quality, and discount with JVC receiver purchase. [ Robert  May 28, 2017 ]
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Seemed like an appropriate fit for my vehicle. Both the sub-woofer and tweeter are compatible according to Crutchfield. [ Richard  May 09, 2017 ]
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Purchased a JVC HUN and the 50% off deal on these speakers was too good to pass up! [ Azuree  Dec 19, 2016 ]
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fit, price, and speaker 1/2 off deal [ Richard E.  Dec 19, 2016 ]
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These speakers were a good match to the head unit I purchased to provide decent sound without the need for an amplifier. With plans to add an additional amplified sub, I can overlook their lack in "punch" at lower frequencies as they are supposedly superb in the mids and highs. [ Troy  Oct 23, 2016 ]
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Looks to be a direct fit for the stock woofer/tweeter combination. [ Michael  Aug 03, 2016 ]
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Good reputation [ Michael  Apr 20, 2016 ]
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It's supposed to fit my '06 Crossfire, which currently has blown subs. We'll see... [ Allen  Mar 14, 2016 ]
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