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Found the Polk Audio db 521 5-1/4" and the Polk Audio db 651 6-1/2" on sale today at Crutchfield. Got both pairs for $144 shipped. These and Jim Clayton's speaker rings for $40. Under $200 for a great upgrade to the Blah, Blah, Blaupunkt stock speakers...Not bad.
 

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How does the Blaupunkts vs. Polks vs. Alpines (Exige stockers) compare? Did your 06 Exige come with a Blaupunkt or Alpine system?
 

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How does the Blaupunkts vs. Polks vs. Alpines (Exige stockers) compare? Did your 06 Exige come with a Blaupunkt or Alpine system?

Mine is the Blaupunkt head unit. I had the same Polk speakers in my Elise before I got the Exige. I knew this was going to be one of my first upgrades. The Polks sound so much better. I have not heard the Alpines, but I would think they would also be better than stock by a long shot.
 

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...i can't speak to the alpines, but simply upgrading speakers from the stock blaupunkts to polk dbs, nothing more, transforms the stereo from cringeworthy to perfectly listenable...
 

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I got the JL's for $140 on ebay, yeah i know this is a small thing but they even have orange logos on the speaker covers
 

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good point. I like the grills on the Polks. I think that the guy that paints the center consoles paints the speakers too. I haven't seen any chrome orange ones though.
 
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