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03 Radio replacement ideas....

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Old 05-03-2015, 07:01 PM
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Question 03 Radio replacement ideas....

Hi all,.. so I just got my Rodeo two weeks ago...,.. already thinking that the stock radio just wont cut it for much longer. So, since I have been out of playin around with car audio for several years now, I figure its best to ask those who might know.

First off, the stock setup doesnt sound terrible, but its much less than what I'm used to,.. so. . . ..
Let me start by saying that the radio was in no way over used or abused,.. the Rodeo was a one owner, and it was an older couple that had it from new. I dont think its even ever had a cd put in the thing before I got it !! so speakers also havent been overused. but still not as good of a sound as I am used to having.....

I've got my old Pioneer DEH-P7700MP sittin around that I want to put in there,.

If I should change the head unit, would the stock speakers be able to perform any better than they do now with the stock radio unit?

Also, I noticed grills in the rear cargo area, up top near the rear window,.. no speakers in there, but looks like wires are there. wondering if I can add two speakers to there and tie them in with the rear door speakers?
 
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Old 05-10-2015, 05:43 PM
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radio swap done, and yes, it made a big difference in the sound, both volume and quality. I think I will leave the stock speakers in, and maybe add two more in the rear cargo area where the factory mountings are at.
 
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Old 05-26-2015, 09:22 PM
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Well it still depends with the conditions of your speaker. But you can surely replace your old head unit.
 
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Old 05-27-2015, 03:29 PM
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yes, as mentioned, head unit replaced, factory door speakers dont sound too bad with it, much better than the stock unit sounded,.. but I am not wondering about placing two speakers in the rear cargo area,... it already has places for them, looks like its made for 4 inch speakers, and I think the factory wires are there, and should be connected to the rear door speakers.
 
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You can also add a sub woofer to boost the audio quality of your car stereo.
 
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Old 06-24-2015, 03:53 PM
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I thought about that, but dont want to take up the space with a sub,... still thinking of maybe trying to find some speakers for in the roof in the cargo area.
 
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If the grills in the rear are anything like the troopers, they could be vents for airflow to outside.

Edward.
 
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