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They look like the typical 5x7/6x8 depth of 2-5/8". You should be fine.
 

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That's a pretty good price for a speaker as high end as Nakamichi!
 

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Nakamichi has been sort of... wishy-washy in car audio in the last few years. Their HUs have had many problems.

I havent installed any N speakers.
 

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How hard it is to install speakers ? I've installed headunit in my old car.
 

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If you can use a drill and a pair of crimpers, its cake.
 

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Yah, those Nakamichi speakers look as good as the Pioneer speakers I put in my Taurus SHO a while back. They don't look that great. The frequency response is even horrible for a 5 x 7/6 x 8. I don't think the material is as high quality as one would think. If you put them up pretty loud, after some time, I bet u will start getting major distortion, and they won't sound good anymore.
 

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Nakamichi has never made a real good auto product. And Eclipse is so, so. I would give Infinity reference series, or some Polks a looking into. They're a bit more, but my Infinities were great. They're very efficient, so running them with the factory power is not a problem. When looking at speakers the higher the db sensitivity the more efficient the speaker. One's with low #'s will probably require extra power. Most of the component systems will require an amp to get the full potential out of them without distortion at high volume, whereas most standard 6x8's will not. Just be careful of companies that give some great specs...i.e. 3,000max watts, 12 way tweeters. If it's sounds great, they're probably lying. Spend a couple more bucks and get something nicer. They'll sound much better, and will last longer. Most speakers will sound good in the store because they're mounted in nice wood enclosures, not door panels :)
 

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Nakamichi has never made a real good auto product. And Eclipse is so, so. I would give Infinity reference series, or some Polks a looking into. They're a bit more, but my Infinities were great. They're very efficient, so running them with the factory power is not a problem. When looking at speakers the higher the db sensitivity the more efficient the speaker. One's with low #'s will probably require extra power. Most of the component systems will require an amp to get the full potential out of them without distortion at high volume, whereas most standard 6x8's will not. Just be careful of companies that give some great specs...i.e. 3,000max watts, 12 way tweeters. If it's sounds great, they're probably lying. Spend a couple more bucks and get something nicer. They'll sound much better, and will last longer. Most speakers will sound good in the store because they're mounted in nice wood enclosures, not door panels :)
Back in the day, Nakamichi OWNED the hi-fi headunit area. Their amps sucked. Today, they are so-so. Eclipse makes awesome headunits and this year, their amps look surprising as well. Their speakers are so-so, and subs are ok for the price.

For the money, the Infinty Reference line isnt bad at all. I dont have much Polk background, but I definately like their home audio stuff.
 

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Polk is a little more $. I've had the reference series, and the Kappa's. They've both performed well. However the Kappa's required a bit more juice to sound nice (low db sensitivity level). Everyone has their own taste as to what sounds good. For example I think Bose sounds like crap for what they charge you. If you're looking for subs, give JL a look. I've got a 10 year old 12w5 dual voice coil that still works great in a small sealed box
 
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