best bang-for-the-buck audio upgrade for 2014 LX?
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    best bang-for-the-buck audio upgrade for 2014 LX?

    Just got a CPO LX, and the factory sound is fairly underwhelming. I'm not really interested in changing out the head unit, and I only really care about audio for the front passengers. Am I right in thinking that swapping in better front door speakers is the way to go?

    Any suggestions/tips?

    Thanks.

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    First replace the radio. The speakers will only be as good as the signal coming in to them. Then speakers, then add amplifier (if needed)
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    Don't waste your money on a new head unit which will ruin your factory look. Get replacement speakers on Amazon and replace the door speakers. It will make a huge difference and only cost around $70. Then if you want more, get an 8" sub unit that goes under the passenger seat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottn3 View Post
    Don't waste your money on a new head unit which will ruin your factory look. Get replacement speakers on Amazon and replace the door speakers. It will make a huge difference and only cost around $70. Then if you want more, get an 8" sub unit that goes under the passenger seat.
    Any links for speakers you would recommend?

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    Hi Charlie-check out the other posts - these questions were already been answered-I too have a 2014 and want to replace all speakers even the rear pillar speakers that only Touring has.
    all the answers for replacing speakers are there just search. CRUTCHFIELD is the best place to check for speakers, tells you what fits and if purchase there it comes with instructions and attachement wires. good luck

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    These bolt right up in a few minutes: http://a.co/gmUU3Qx
    Don't forget the wiring harness so you don't have to splice wires: http://a.co/c91YNJY

    You can check Crutchfield for fit, but they are usually more $ than buying on Amazon.

    The next best bang for buck is a subwoofer like this: http://a.co/gtRMg52
    It would be a little tougher to install but isn't too bad if you get a wire kit and line out converter - shown in the 'Frequently Bought Together' section on Amazon.
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    Nice, thanks for the speakers link. I am going to do the speakers for the sliding door. I have put off this project for 5 yr already ... LOL

    (the van is only 65k miles, still plenty left)
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