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ok either i just can't freakin search for things and need to never get on the internet again or, its really not posted already.

I am wonderin if anyone has changed out the speakers. Ive found that the stock ones are alright soundin and someone put NAV and an upgrade sound pack w/ 10 speakers or something like that.

What i want to know is if someone has put new, like (pioneer, Boston accustics, etc.) speakers in there car.

Most importantly can it be done. I guess i should have asked this first. Is the stock system run by a factory amp? (if so where is it) Can you put replacement speakers in or would you have to replace the whole system, amp and all!?

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anyone at all?!?!?!?! please i have some speakers waiting to be put in need to know if they will definatily work before i pull everything apart.

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in the front there is a 6.5" woofer a 4" speaker and a 1" tweeter, in the back there is a 6.5" woofer and a 1" tweeter. as far as swapping speakers go there is a crossover in the door so im not sure how that would work. I have a aftermarket hu in mine an the stereo shop told me i would have to run my new speakers through an amp to get it to sound right.
 

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I've been meaning to get around to this..... I have put systems in almost any car you can think of. However I have not done anything to my GTI yet and ooohhhh does it need it.

I will be posting soon on my overhaul of the stereo system. I'm not sure yet if their is a post amp in this car like the old monsoon systems Vdub used to use.

I won't be starting this task till probably the end of Feb or beginning of March till then I will find out everything possible about this system.
 

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Xieao said:
I've been meaning to get around to this..... I have put systems in almost any car you can think of. However I have not done anything to my GTI yet and ooohhhh does it need it.

I will be posting soon on my overhaul of the stereo system. I'm not sure yet if their is a post amp in this car like the old monsoon systems Vdub used to use.

I won't be starting this task till probably the end of Feb or beginning of March till then I will find out everything possible about this system.
Excellent.. the more pics the better... We're all waiting patiently!
 

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I actually contacted VW about this. It took them 2 weeks to reply. They gave me the speaker sizes in mm.

Front door:

Tweeter: 42mm.
Mid: They said 42mm also, I told them that must be wrong. It is. I researched on the Internet and they are 4".
Woofer: They said 200mm, which works out to a little less than 8 inches. Research confirmed this. Definitely not 6.5".

Rear door (if you got 'em -- I assume the rears in the 2-dr are the same, but don't know for a fact):
Tweeter and Woofer, same as above. No mid.

All 4 ohms.
Crossover unit in each front door.

Head unit 4 x 20 watts.

That's all the info they had. Pretty pathetic.
 

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i know a lot of people like to be the one's that upgrade their car etc. and if they have a lot of knowledge on audio systems then they can save money doing it themselves, but i'd keep a watch for deals at local shops. they'll have free installation days, 40 percent off days and more.

depending on the system you plan to put in it wouldn't be that hard to do it yourself, but by having it done by a professional for free you won't have to worry about making mistakes and having to pay to get it fixed later!

on another note though you can keep your factory look by getting component speakers that sound great run from the factory head unit. ensures no one will break into your car!
 

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Last week I called up Crutchfield and asked them about upgrading the 2010 standard system. Quick answer was the components can be changed out but you will have to drill out the rivets that hold them in. They even have complete stereo units, nav systems, mp3, blueray, units etc that will fit in the same size slot if you want more than just a radio.

I have used Crutchfield over the last 10 years to upgrade every car I have owned. They have the best tech sheets that are car model specific and very detailed to show where every screw and piece that needs to be removed to get at the speakers. Best part is they had a sale on some polk audio components that would fit the mk VI.
 
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