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Alright so in my 05 Rubi the speakers suck! You can barely even hear them. I have a really blingy aftermarket headunit that flips down made by Dual.

So I've heard 5.25 speakers in the dash are good but what speakers do you recommend? I heard the PolkDB521's are good for the dash and soundbar but some of the reviews say they aren't much louder. I don't need a super nice sound system, i just want to be able to hear it clearly on the freeway with the soft top.

Don't want spend a lot on this, but I don't want to cheap out either. Speakers that can handle a bit of water would be a plus :)
 

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:wavey:Moabrubi: I had a Dual removable in my B2300 (loved it). Back op, having an upgraded HU makes a difference. I still have the stock HU and this is what I did. I read through this forum & the TJ one as well looking at the Pro's & Con's given. Then I went to couple of different stores (Best Buy, etc.) and gave a "test" listen to the ones I had considered based on the feedback here. Hearing the speakers before I purchased anything really helped me decided. I went with Polk all around (525 in dash & 6.5 in sound bar) and I love em:punk:.
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Alright so in my 05 Rubi the speakers suck! You can barely even hear them. I have a really blingy aftermarket headunit that flips down made by Dual.

So I've heard 5.25 speakers in the dash are good but what speakers do you recommend? I heard the PolkDB521's are good for the dash and soundbar but some of the reviews say they aren't much louder. I don't need a super nice sound system, i just want to be able to hear it clearly on the freeway with the soft top.

Don't want spend a lot on this, but I don't want to cheap out either. Speakers that can handle a bit of water would be a plus :)
Be sure to look for marine rated speakers if water may be an issue. Those Polk DB521's are marine rated.
 

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Be sure to look for marine rated speakers if water may be an issue. Those Polk DB521's are marine rated.
Yup. I was looking at the Kicker's but they don't say Marine rated. I think I'm going to go with the Polk's and put your speaker adapters in the dash :thumb:. My dash speakers are so pathetic you have to put your ear to them to make sure they are even on.
 

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:wavey:Moabrubi: I had a Dual removable in my B2300 (loved it). Back op, having an upgraded HU makes a difference. I still have the stock HU and this is what I did. I read through this forum & the TJ one as well looking at the Pro's & Con's given. Then I went to couple of different stores (Best Buy, etc.) and gave a "test" listen to the ones I had considered based on the feedback here. Hearing the speakers before I purchased anything really helped me decided. I went with Polk all around (525 in dash & 6.5 in sound bar) and I love em:punk:.
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Wish I could put 6.5 in the soundbar but mine is an 05. Thanks for the feedback :).
 

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you can make 6.5's fit in the soundbar, most speakers will fit, if not all you need to do is drill new holes to screw the speaker in.
 

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you can make 6.5's fit in the soundbar, most speakers will fit, if not all you need to do is drill new holes to screw the speaker in.
The 97-02's will take 6.5"s with ease. 03-06's have sound pods on the roll bar...you can make 6.5"s fit, but it's a little more work.
 

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for my install in my '99 i had to drill a few holes but that is for the tweeter mounts and wires to pass through.

 
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