I think the weak link in the audio system is the stock head unit (1 volt output?), so any good aftermarket unit will be an improvement. I used the JVC AR960 because it was JVC with stong voltage output to the amp and it blended in with the stock dash components fairly well. I replaced the stock kickpanel speakers with Infinity coax, and that was a big enough improvement to stop right there. Unless you are one of those types that likes everyone at the intersection to wonder where that freakin noise is coming from, I think the stock amp will drive those speakers pretty well. Of course you could start from scratch and invest more in the audio system than the whole car is worth too. I just got done working on one of those and it was rediculous.
An aftermarket headunit is a great place to start. I use Infinity as well and I dont think you can find better components for the money. But dont take my (or anyone elses) word for it, head to the store and REALLY take a listen to them. You'll be impressed.
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Sorry I posted in the wrong forum.
Everything I have right now is stock.
I don't want to replace the head unit...I like the stock look.
I was wondering if I could just get away with the speakers and/or amp (pnp).
I just want better sound with a little more bass.
Check out this link. I found it when I was going through what you're going through about a year ago. The CD43 maintains the stock look, is plug 'n' play and sounds great. You might find one on E-bay; they're rare and go fast for about $400.00.
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