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So I'm kind of getting tired of the crappy speakers in my Elise. I have the Blaupunkt speakers and stereo. If I leave the stock stereo and just change out the speakers, will this make a difference. I don't want a loud bumping stereo but I just want a nice clean sound without the crackling when I turn the sound up. So my next question is, is this something I can DIY or should I take it into the dealer and have them do it? And what would be a good speaker to upgrade to? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I bought some take off alpine speakers from a newer exige for 40$. They sound WAY better than the stock 05s, and the grills are less prone to warping. Best part: 4 min install with one of the right angle screwdrivers.....
 

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...a speaker swap for the stock sizes is a simple do-it-yourself project, and yes, the difference for even something decent consumer-grade is profound...
 

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you can do it yourself...I did it both on my 05 and my current elise... it does make a difference....you will make it easier on yourself (especially for fronts, near the windshield) if you get a mini ratchet screwdriver such as this (about $7 at sears)....
 

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Get the speaker rings from Jim Clayton on this board. $40 well spent - my stereo sounds great without a subwoofer.
 

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we have speakers and a radio?!

wouldn't know... i can only hear my Stage 2 :shrug:
 

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Thanks for all the tips?
 
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