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Old 03-31-2014, 10:20 AM   #1
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Anyone tried these speakers?

Hey everyone,
I have a blown over-head speaker in my 03' TJ so I am looking to replace both of them. I found a pair of Polk Audio speakers for $100.00. Here is a link: Polk Audio db521 5-1/4" 2-way car speakers at Crutchfield.com Has anyone tried these speakers or maybe have a brand that you would recommend instead of these? Thanks!

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Old 03-31-2014, 10:26 AM   #2
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Never heard them. I hear they are good. Here is $63 free shipping. Polk Audio DB521 5.25-Inch Coaxial Speakers (Pair, Silver) by Polk Audio http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000P0PF8C/..._dGyotb12K5N92

I have these and love them. JBL GTO528 5.25-Inch 2-Way Loudspeaker (pair) by JBL http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003KN2TEE/..._tHyotb1V1FH92

Sounded great no amp and still crisp and beautiful with one.

They are in my dash with brackets. Here are the 6.5 I put in sound bar. They fit fine just have to drill new screw holes. JBL GTO638 6.5-Inch 3-Way Speakers (Pair) by JBL http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003KN2TF8/..._9Iyotb1AMDKWV

Here are Polk 6.5 Polk Audio DB651 6.5-Inch Coaxial Speakers by Polk Audio http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000P0PF9G/..._RJyotb1PT3QGD

I'm sure you'll be happy with any of those.

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Old 03-31-2014, 10:54 AM   #3
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I bought these from Amazon a few months ago to replace my 4x6 pod and have been very happy with the sound quality.

...if you are putting them in the front remember to get the Nalin brackets so they fit.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:16 AM   #4
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These point forward.

4x6 to 5.25" Jeep 1997-2006 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited LJ TJ Front Dash Aftermarket Speaker Adapter by CIP http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GW4EDGK/..._bszotb0T3RH7T

Instead of towards the floor. Pretty cool.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:25 AM   #5
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I've used the Polks in two Harley Davidsons, two trucks, a Miata, a Cherokee and now in my TJ. I'm not sure you can beat them for the price.
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Old 03-31-2014, 12:51 PM   #6
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I sold and installed 12V stuff at Circuit City for years before they closed. Polk was the best bang for the buck hands down. Great all around sound, you can run them off the radio or with an amp, fit well, and they use a plastic cone vs paper so hold up to the elements better.
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I have two in the dash and two in the sound bar...very happy with them.
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Old 03-31-2014, 04:14 PM   #8
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I put those in my sound bar and love them. Plus they are only $52. I have bough the adapter plates and plan on putting another pair in the dash.
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I run the 5.25 Polks in the sound bar pods and the 5.25 Polk Components in the front with the Nalin Manufacturing brackets for the front speakers and tweeters . There is not much you can do about the aiming of the speaker in the front. The tweeter mounts are a tremendous help being down low and aimed toward you without being too bright, but the mid range and bass is still firing down toward your knee. The rears sound great. The Polks have a 93db sensitivity which is awesome for stock or low powered head units. You can find the speakers cheaper than Crutchfield and even Polk has an Ebay store.
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There is not much you can do about the aiming of the speaker in the front.
accept buy these. 4x6 to 5.25" Jeep 1997-2006 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited LJ TJ Front Dash Aftermarket Speaker Adapter by CIP http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GW4EDGK/..._9cIotb142V1PN

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