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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-26-2018, 07:54 PM Thread Starter
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Standard audio vs upgraded system..

Is there a big difference between the 2... Trying to make a decision before making a purchase very soon...
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-27-2018, 09:34 AM
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I have the HK system and like it. Others have been less happy. I suggest you let your ears do a test drive if you can as audio quality is very subjective.
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I personally wouldn't waste the $900 again on it. They just add more shitty speakers and subwoofer that does absolutely nothing.
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If HK system is considered good, I can only imagine how the system before the upgrade sounds....unless there is really not much difference?? Haven’t tested...honestly out of all my family’s cars hands downs it’s the worst
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But upgrades to speakers will be easy. I keep saying to try with a non compressed source. You may be surprised!!

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But upgrades to speakers will be easy. I keep saying to try with a non compressed source. You may be surprised!!
Agreed, and I've posted settings using Tidal several times here on the site.
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But upgrades to speakers will be easy. I keep saying to try with a non compressed source. You may be surprised!!
Do we have info on the speaker size etc? I am looking to upgrade the standard speakers.
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But upgrades to speakers will be easy. I keep saying to try with a non compressed source. You may be surprised!!
I have plenty of non compressed music and it still sucks in my opinion. The clarity is alright but it's all mids and nothing else. It's ok if you're listening to talk radio or oldies, maybe some classic rock or anything that's midrange heavy such as acoustic but any type of more modern music is not good.
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Do we have info on the speaker size etc? I am looking to upgrade the standard speakers.

Changing the speakers will have an effect but not as much as you are hoping. The issue is the head unit.
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Is there a big difference between the 2... Trying to make a decision before making a purchase very soon...

The $900 you spend will definitely upgrade the horrible base system that comes with the car but IT IS NOT a premium sound upgrade. Far from it. You do get more speakers in the car.
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