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Discussion in 'Audio, Visual and Electronics' started by Brian, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. Brian

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    I did the kicker system upgrade on my truck, 4 door speakers and the sub woofer upgrade. Well worth the money, sounds 10x better. Also just re wired it with some advice from a raptor forum using the signal wires for the stock sub and made it even better!
     
  2. Mandelbrot

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    Is this an upgrade you get from a Ford dealership, or something sold by Kicker dealers? Sounds interesting.
     
  3. Brian

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    You can get it from both dealers and online. I bought mine from Stage 3 but there's a guy on Facebook that works at a dealer that sells the entire upgrade. Speakers, sub and amps for $400.
     
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    That is a killer deal. I need to look into this.
     
  5. Joshschmidt

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    I agree The kits are well worth the money

    The difference between my factory xlt sound system and the ford kicker upgrade are night and day...

    I bought a factory ford kit from a guy at Rogel ford. They were running deals on the other forums... It came with subwoofer under the rear seat, sub amp, 4 door speakers, 4 channel amp, wiring harnesses to allow factory hookups, pretty much everything, for 500, good quality.
     
  6. Brian

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    Did you have the Sony system in your truck?
     
  7. Joshschmidt

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    No I had a base system xlt model sound system, no heads up nav display or anything, but from what I've heard the Sony system isn't anything to write home about
     
  8. Brian

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    Sony system sucks other than the navi. Lol. But the reason I asked is if you have it you can wire the kicker sub differently and its a lot louder
     
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    Oh gotcha yea the sub is pretty loud I'm not used to crazy bass though. The one thing I think the system could use is better equalization and control of the system, like with an aftermarket head unit..
     
  10. Brian

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    The navi unit in mine isn't too bad. But my buddy has a 2011 fx4 and said he likes mine better after seeing it. I'm not sure how the non navi units are.
     
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    My Sony in my 2016 sounded HORRIBLE for the first week, than ok, I ended up cranking the adaptive speed control to the max before it sounded good. Not sure why. Either way happy with the sony now. Its probably still not as good as your Kicker!
     
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    I have a 2016 xlt with no sub and sync 3. Is there already sub wiring in place I could use?
     
  13. Joshua

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  14. MaxPower6789

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    The sony system is not good, this setup shows some promise
     

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