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 Post subject: AU sound system
Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:51 am 
Oompa Loompa

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hey guys
i know the AUs have 5x7s all round yes? would anything else fit?

also lookin for advice on a pretty decent system, i was thinking maybe type s speakers, alpine or pioneer headunit and a rockford fosgate 12" sub..not sure on amps, can anyone help?

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 11:08 am 
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i THINK 6X9's fit but you would need to check
and if they done a small filler plate would be all thats needed to raise the 6X9 off the mounting

ohh if u want to keep teh factory size
clarion do a good 5X7




Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:02 pm 
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How much better are the Clarions than the Pioneers? I've always used Pioneer and my old speakers never had an issue. The AU speakers have never done me wrong, but do sound a bit like they're being tortured with bass sometimes.



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Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:40 pm 
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type r's come in 5x7 and the smaller splits also have a bracket to fit 5x7 (i think there 5 1/4")



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:39 am 
Parts Gopher
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yeh fourL6 is right. i have a set of alpine type r 5x7 splits in my au up front. they are actually a 5 1/4in with a tweeter that both mount into a supplied 5x7 bracket. they are a really really good speaker. and it also keeps the split hidden, if thats your thing



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:07 pm 
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you're best of getting an adapter plate to change your 5x7 speaker hole to a 6" or 6 1/2" speaker as you will get such a better range to choose from. whats your set budget for your stereo as this would help making recommendations on products alot easier.
 Post subject: Re: AU sound system
Posted: Sun Feb 08, 2009 12:46 am 
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hey mate i`ve got an au ute and i fitted 6" splits in the front with ease all you need to do is drill new holes to attatch the speakers to no fancy adaptor things
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