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eotsis1
Posted 2017-05-27 9:01 PM (#191895)
Subject: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 30
, IL United States
Looking at Polk Audio DB522 5 1/4" marine grade speakers ($80)or Alpine sps-510 speakers. ($90)
Pros or Cons anyone?
Fronts already have hawg wired speakers which are good enough.

Edited by eotsis1 2017-05-27 9:02 PM
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twocell
Posted 2017-05-28 1:27 AM (#191896 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 16
just got the Polks waiting for custom dash ... will update soon

2009 Vision Ice Blue Lackawaxen Pa
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eotsis1
Posted 2017-05-28 7:51 AM (#191897 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: RE: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 30
, IL United States
I hope the sound waves keep up with the fastest bike out there.
What custom on your dash?
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twocell
Posted 2017-05-29 1:33 AM (#191899 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 16
Witchdoctors painted Ice Blue front dash

Edited by twocell 2017-05-29 1:44 AM
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twocell
Posted 2017-06-11 2:43 PM (#191982 - in reply to #191899)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 16
the polk's are awesome ... came w/dampening pads .. what a tedious job though ... magnet weight alone is considerably greater, you can really feel the difference
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X-Magna
Posted 2017-06-12 1:14 PM (#191987 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 12
Birmingham, AL United States
<p>I replaced my rear pair of Polk DB522 that one of the twitters went out with a pair of the Alpine SPS-510 speakers.. I have an amp and the Alpines bottom out bad, I've turned down the rear gain on the amp but still not the quality of sound that the Polk speaker had.. Still have Polk in the front and they sound better to me...I found the Alpines on Amazon for $50... so I choice them over the Polk,  now will have to go order Polks... </p><p> </p>

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twocell
Posted 2017-06-14 9:26 AM (#191995 - in reply to #191987)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 16
(2) Polk Audio DB522 5.25" 600w Car Audio ATV/Motorcycle/Boat Speakers + Rockmat all that for 80 bucks (Amazon) can't go wrong, the deadening pads make a huge difference & don't forget the speakers are waterproof ... have been involved in car audio for 25+ yrs ... believe me there's a considerable difference ... no meters, specs, etc ... just good old fashioned listening
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twocell
Posted 2017-06-14 9:27 AM (#191996 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 16
also didn't upgrade anything else simple pop & drop
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eotsis1
Posted 2017-07-26 5:59 AM (#192131 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 30
, IL United States
Well, I opted for the Polk Audio MM1 speakers. Should be here Thursday.
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Arkainzeye
Posted 2017-07-29 12:12 AM (#192147 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Visionary

Posts: 3760
Pittsburgh, PA
Doesn't really matter what speakers you put in the rear ... 5.25 just suck ... and with out a Amp they suck even more.. I have kicker in the rear and 6.5 kickers in the front .. sounds a lot better ...but I also have a alpine amp .... with out the amp there is hardly any noticeable difference while riding ...
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eotsis1
Posted 2017-08-01 9:18 PM (#192150 - in reply to #191895)
Subject: Re: opinions on 5 1/4" speakers for vision rears


Puddle Jumper

Posts: 30
, IL United States
Put'em in Friday but haven't been out on the road yet with them. Coincidentally, I was in Pittsburgh last few days but took the cage due to cargo...
First impression was underwhelming..front hawgs are louder. These are more for the mrs. anyway. I do have an amp installed.
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