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Noob with some questions.

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I am new to the mobile audio arena and I am looking for some advise and answers.

My project is my 2006 F-250 Crew Cab. I have a little experience installing, but I am an ASE and Ford certified technician so I know my way around automotive electricity.

The current plan is to build a stealth, quality sounding system in this truck. I don't want a lot of flash and I plan to hide all the components. I would like to use the factory radio for now and add new speakers front and rear and a sub.

So far, this is what I've come up with:

Front doors: JL Audio C5-650 (Tweeter mounted in the A-Pillar)
Rear: JL Audio C5-570x
Sub: JL Audio 13TW5
Amps: JL Audio G1700 and JL Audio G4500

I have had this plan for a little while now, but it isn't set in stone. And after discovering this site it seems that I may have some research to do. My lack of experience keeps me second guessing and I'm looking for some input from you guys with more experience than I.

I have been searching around town, but most shops just carry the run of the mill Pioneer, Kicker, Rockford, etc. Not to say any of it is bad, just that it seems to be geared more to shaking the block than sounding good. I am looking for sound quality not to out bump the car next to me.

I want build a good, evenly balanced system that myself as well as my friends and family can enjoy. So if you guys can give me any tips or opinions on this setup, or suggest other brands or components I should consider please let me know. I plan to install it all myself and I plan to sound deaden the whole thing while it's apart (That Diesel is loud!). Like I said I'm all new to this stuff so any help or advise is greatly appreciated. :)
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it may help if you described the type of sound you like in you speakers. if you like bright or harsh tweets or a smooth laid back sound or a combination of the 2........i agree keep your rear fill its not hard to use the fader to cut out the rears when your the only one in the truck. me personally i'm not a big fan of jl comps its not that they dont sound good........its just not my cup of tea but i did like there top of the line 6x9s lots of bass
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