So the rear deck speakers have been sounding pretty bad ever since I bought the car. Did a bunch of reading on here & elsewhere to see what I can do about the problem.
I have an '02 Regal GS with 165K mi. It has a Monsoon System. I looked with a flashlight and there are 2 speakers under each grill in the back there. A 6 X 9 and a round 4" speaker under each grill.
I have read that it is typical for the 6X9 to be blown and many said that the 4" round speakers were just fine. I know that the 6X9 speakers would have to be 2 ohm and many people were happy with their Kappa Infinity 693.11i speakers.
I don't know much about audio so I figured I would get those Infinity 6X9's that everyone recommends. I think I can get the seat out of there OK and change the speakers but I would really appreciate some help with these questions:
1. Is it likely that the 4" speakers will be OK and all I need are the 6X9 replacements? Or should I get some 4" speakers right away too? If so, what kind? This will be a project for me so I don't want to have to rip the seat out of there twice. Are the 4" speakers 2 ohm or 4 ohm? I read somewhere that they are 4 ohm.
2. What will I encounter as far as wires? Will there just be 2 wires going to the 6 X 9's & 2 wires going to the 4" speakers? OR 4 wires going to each? I know that the new Infinity speakers just have place for 2 wires going in.
Here's another consideration: I am not a big fan of a lot of Base. Quite the opposite actually. I always tend to turn the base down & the Trebble up. I read where some people advised installing the new Infinities in the place for the 6 X 9 speaker but then hook them up to the wires that are for the 4" speakers and just eliminate the 4" speakers. I liked this idea since I assume that the signal going to the 6X9 speakers would be mostly base?? Then I would just tape off the wires that had been for the old 6X9 speakers. Would this work OK?
I found a good deal for the 2 Infinity Kappa speakers that so many recommend but I don't want to pull the trigger on buying them til I know more about what I can expect.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks