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Old 03-06-2011, 11:29 AM
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Default 1996 Coupe Base Delco Radio

Recently bought a low option and low mileage 1996 LT4 coupe. It has the base model Delco radio. I was wondering if a better set of speakers would help make it sound a little better. Of course replacing the radio and speakers would be good too, but I am looking for something low cost until the job market picks up ... and that may be awhile!
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:33 AM
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I have the base speakers in my 94 and I think they sound great. I don't need a rolling concert
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If you have the Delco-Bose system, replacing the speakers would be more expensive than you think as each speaker has it's own amplifier and is a very complicated system. The system is unnecessarily complicated and expensive. And we wonder why GM went bankrupt.
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Check out some threads on this subject. You should find that after market speakers are not compatible with the bose system. If you change the speakers you should also change the head unit. The speakers should have an amplifier integrated into the unit which is why other speakers would not work as a replacement.

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You guys did not read the OP post very well he has the base radio
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I missed that point.

Good catch on your part. That should make things easier.

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You guys did not read the OP post very well he has the base radio
And because of that you stand a good chance of having an improvement in the sound quality with some aftermarket replacement speakers as the original oem ones may well be dried out and cracked. Please be sure to let us know what you used and what you think of the change after you get it done (if you do it)
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6x9 in the back and 4x6 in the front is the economical quick fix.
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Anyone ever remove the front and rear speakers? Tips or tricks for doing the job without breaking anything? Thanks again.
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