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      07-18-2013, 10:50 PM   #1
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Best possible upgrade to Hi-Fi, without tearing car apart?

I'm looking for the best possible upgrade to the Hi-Fi audio system without tearing apart the car. The primary things I'm looking to improve are the bass response and the clarity.

Cost is up to $5,000 and I don't want it to look modified and I don't want to start fabricating custom enclosures etc. The car needs to be easily returned to stock in less than day of work in 3 years so no permanent modifications.

I've seen most people recommend first replacing the stock amp and adding the EPS (enhanced premium sound) speakers, and then replacing the floor subs. I'm a bit new to this but not car audio in general so fee free to advise me on the basics.
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      07-19-2013, 09:52 AM   #2
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1.technics harness
2.JL XD700/5 5 channel amp
3.corner mount box from ebay for E92 (offer them $300)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/06-BMW-M3-32...item5190c62dd5
4.JL 10w3v3 2ohm sub

amp has 4 channels of 75w for the front and rear speakers
5th channel is 300w into 2 ohm for the sub

amp can be mounted on the left side of the trunk


or you can substitute the new JL amp XD800/8
8 channel amp
4 channels for front and rear
5 and 6 for underseat subs (in which case you can upgrade those to the earthquake Sws-8)
7 and 8 bridged for trunk sub
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      07-19-2013, 11:46 AM   #3
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Any Bluetooth interference with this setup?
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Any Bluetooth interference with this setup?
none
only BT issues I have heard of are when you use the JBL MS-8
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      07-20-2013, 06:06 PM   #5
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Similar to me as well. Just installed this to my Hifi system.
Still thinking what to do with the fronts. head is going round in circles.

JL 600/1 amp
JL 10w6v2 sub
custom corner box

just tapped in to hifi harness
All easily reversible. But in your case I guess you get a plug and play harness.
But I didn't want a LOC harness.



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      07-21-2013, 08:16 AM   #6
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Anyone know if Musicar will sell their boxes separately? It's been impossible to get them to respond to emails or PMs lately.
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