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Hi all,

I upgraded my system installed Kenwood DO 780 Head Unit, Hertz Hey 165 6.5 in front, 2 JL Audio amps for front and sub. I didn't install rear speakers because in my charger they sounded muffled. I cut holes and placed the speaker covers on and it sounded a lot better. I was thinking of installing rear speakers in the challenger because I miss the full sound. Has anyone mounted rear speakers on top of the rear deck not directly to the rear deck frame?

I didn't want to chance messing up the rear deck to experiment
 

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I had rear speakers mounted in the deck and they sounded just fine. With the speakers you are running up front, you just need some rear fill. You won't need a lot out of the rear speakers to get the sound you are looking for. As far as being muffled, I didn't notice that much of a difference in my car, plus I had dedicated tweeters up front. By cutting holes in the rear deck, you will be gaining more tweeter if anything, and I don't know if that would actually make it sound better or worse. If you run enough power to the front speakers, a small amount of power to the rear speakers should be plenty. If you need it louder, I would buy a larger amp for my front speakers.
 

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I have JL XD400 running the fronts bridged and a XD300 running one 12 sub. I am planning on installing hertz HCX 165 in the rear. I may try it out without cutting. Worst case I have to cut if I don't like it.

Thankx for the reply
 
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