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So this weekend I installed my old pioneer DEH-410 HU (soon to be replaced with a flip lcd), but left my stock speakers, and I really like improved sound. However I think it will sound much better with aftermarket speakers. I currently ok with the current bass and don't want a sub, So here is the plan I have

1. Front Speakers -> http://www.alpine-usa.com/US-en/products/product.php?model=SPR-13S
2. Rear Speakers -> http://www.mbquart.com/en/produkte/car/qline/produkt.php?nr=qsc_164
3. Amp -> http://www.alpine-usa.com/US-en/products/product.php?model=MRP-F450

I have read all the debates on rear speakers vs no rear speakers. I have my kids in the back sometimes and they like to hear music. I want just a tad more bass. Any ideas?
 

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One way you could go would be to put a small bass-only driver in the rear doors. That would give you a better bottom end without messing up the soundstage up front. It is not like the sound dissipates very much 4 feet back from the front, so I still don't understand why your kids need speakers in the rear doors, especially full-range drivers. Anything with a tweeter in the back will really mess things up.

This would be very inexpensive and would have a good bottom end:
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=295-305

This would be more expensive (but still very affordable) but has a bit more xmax. The poly cones might be somewhat more durable, too.
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=297-305

(I'd recommend a small subwoofer amp for either of these, run them in parallel to get the two 8-ohm loads down to a more car-amp friendly 4-ohms.).

I still think my Focal Access 165A speakers for the fronts are the best buy for around $220. They actually have some decent bass compared to most of the speakers I auditioned.
 
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