I have a 2005 EX-L. I ordered new JBL GT7-5 speakers to try to get a bit more sound out of the stock stereo. Got these from Crutchfield and used a Metra wiring harness they supplied. My problem is the new speakers sound horrible. Like they don't have enough power. They're at least half as quite as the stock speakers. I returned them and got a pair of Kickers and they did the same thing.
Does the stock head not have enough power for aftermarket speakers? Think it could be the wiring harness?
In reading though the various threads I can't find anyone else who's had this problem. Thanks for the help! I'm eager to listen to music at the appropriate volume.