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I am considering upgrading radio/speakers/Nav in my 90th Anniv Spyder and was curious how many of us out there have upgraded the radio and if so which unit did you choose to upgrade? If you have upgraded, do you have any pictures?

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Eric
 

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i have the 90th anniversary spyder as well but i have yet to upgrade the headunit. i just bought a set of infinity speakers that are on sale til the end of the month at crutchfield:

Infinity Reference 5022i
Infinity Reference 6022i
it's $99 for the first pair and half price for the second pair, and extra $20 off if u have a referral code for order over $200.

i havent installed them but i m sure it would be an improvement over the stock.
 

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Well, I have always leaned toward undisputed leaders aka i.e. Focal, Audison, Alpine. I am not saying go buy the grand utopia be's , but I am SURE the lowest polyglass focal (maybe 250) are leaps and bounds better than infinity.
 

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Interesting thing, a door speaker went out in my wife's Nakamichi-powered Lexus a few years ago. I was surprised to find out that the speaker had a paper cone. It was enclosed in a complex molded plastic acoustic chamber rather than just screwed into the door panel.

I replaced the blown speaker with a much "better" one, and expected to want to change the opposing door speaker to match the tone and quality. But they sounded identical playing CD audio. I think in that case, the sound quality was driven more by the enclosure than by the speaker.

In the Maser, I generally listen either to the news or the engine.
 

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There is no doubt I would rather listen to the engine than the stock radio. FM/AM News? Intresting. On a serious note, does anyone have a wiring diagram or detailed drawings for stereo replacement?
I used a hole saw to drill about a dozen 1-1/2" holes in the floor of the passenger footwell, and put soffit vents in there (glued in with gasket material). This way, the engine sound fills the entire cockpit nicely, and very little water or dirt gets in from the road.
 
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