In under 2 years, I've toasted the Focal 165CA's in my SS

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  1. Emfuser

    Emfuser Nuclear Moderator Super Moderator

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    User JW2 (who I still owe some tremendous favor to :bowdown: ) helped me install a system in my SS about 2 years ago. I went with Focal 165CA's all the way around, a Hifonix (shut up :squint: ) ZX8000 amp, a 10" sub, and have managed to blow all four of the Focals.

    My car is LOUD (LS1, not cats, no mufflers :o ) so I've driven those speakers at a higher than average power, and I figure that's what has worn them so quickly. I can't afford to replace the set ATM, but does anyone here have some suggestions on what would make a good, similar sound quality, but sturdier replacement?
     
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    boston acoustics something or another
     
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    Orion P6.2. what kind of tweeters do those fecals..er focals use? i'm too lazy to look it up. the orions have metal dome tweeter, but have 0, -3, -6 attenuation on the xover, and have the ability to "bi-amp" (pasive) the system. by "bi-amp" i mean that you can select to use one input for the system, or use seperate inputs for woofer and tweeter, and the capability is already in the xover. I have them in my firebird, and love them. thought they are under powered
     
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    any others? :hsd:
     

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