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Old 03-05-2013, 06:57 PM   #101
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Sold yesterday, sorry, thanks for asking.
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Old 03-30-2013, 06:52 PM   #102
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Have the 6-speaker system. Updated all four door speakers to Polk DXI650 today. Sound is a lot crisper and I'm able to turn the volume up without any distortion. The upgrade is well worth the money. Thanks to the OP for the mod instructions and inspiration.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #103
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So it looks like the bottom half of the door comes off of it that not the case ?

BTW, this is something I am going to do. Any other recommended speakers ? I have a 13 SE, 6 speaker. Didnt need the MFT
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:49 AM   #104
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Was the 6 speaker Sony? Were the speakers made by Sony? I have the 10 speakers, but they buzz a touch, or rather, one does.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:13 AM   #105
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Six speaker was not Sony.

From pics in first post, speakers are FoMoCo and made in China, but I don't know which subvendor might have made them.

If the center speaker is buzzing - many members felt disconnecting it improved the sound:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=294444

Center speaker apparently says FoMoCo also - FWIW ...
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Six speaker was not Sony.

From pics in first post, speakers are FoMoCo and made in China, but I don't know which subvendor might have made them.

If the center speaker is buzzing - many members felt disconnecting it improved the sound:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=294444

Center speaker apparently says FoMoCo also - FWIW ...
Driver's door is where the Buzz was/is located. It comes and goes, been gone most recently.

Some analysis shows that these speakers are difficult to "improve upon" by the numbers. I'll concentrate on finding the buzz, I don't think it's the speaker. Dealer is going to get this as a task, along with a couple other minor things before too much time / too many miles go by...
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Some analysis shows that these speakers are difficult to "improve upon" by the numbers.
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Driver's door is where the Buzz was/is located. It comes and goes, been gone most recently.

Some analysis shows that these speakers are difficult to "improve upon" by the numbers. I'll concentrate on finding the buzz, I don't think it's the speaker. Dealer is going to get this as a task, along with a couple other minor things before too much time / too many miles go by...
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There is, somewhere on this forum, an exhaustive set of Frequency Response charts done by someone with the equipment, on a MK3 Focus, factory vs. aftermarket. The improvement was, from my perspective, marginal, and probably had little more effect than "placebo". Just my take on what I saw.
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http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=182113

Got me curious, but the pics are gone and it was aftermarket and not a Mk3 - so maybe not the right thread.

Anyway -

http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/un...ency-response/

http://www.crutchfield.com/learn/car...?g=266150&tp=9

That said - I'm in no position to talk. On the one hand, I think most anything ($20 Plye Blue Label) probably will sound better than the factory paper dual cone speakers. OTOH, I'm still running the original speakers in my 2002 Focus b/c they don't sound that bad to me.
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http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=182113

Got me curious, but the pics are gone and it was aftermarket and not a Mk3 - so maybe not the right thread.

Anyway -

http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/un...ency-response/

http://www.crutchfield.com/learn/car...?g=266150&tp=9

That said - I'm in no position to talk. On the one hand, I think most anything ($20 Plye Blue Label) probably will sound better than the factory paper dual cone speakers. OTOH, I'm still running the original speakers in my 2002 Focus b/c they don't sound that bad to me.
I did a quick look, couldn't find it again, but I was sure the one I saw was MK3. The thread may have gotten moved, IDK.
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