Summary: Have 'em paired with a kicker that puts out 25W RMS per channel. These sound much better than the 100W rated Infinity's I had before these. The infinity's are the "better" speakers, but most people do not need NEARLY that much power. You want to run speakers close to their max power for best sound, and these can still get loud enough. If I had an amp that could have ran the Infinity's to their max, my ears would have bled lol.
Summary: Great speakers for the money and a big improvement over factory. I installed these on a 2001 F150 SuperCrew on all 4 doors. Install was fairly straight forward and took me a little more than an hour. Directions were perfect and took all the guess work out of removing the door panels. I really like the idea of having three way speakers and this fit well. I did not realize this before the purchase but JVC and Kenwood are the same company.
Pros: Great improvement in audio over factory speakers. Much cleaner sound. The installation was also easier than expected with the help of the master sheets provided and the wiring harnesses.
Cons: As someone else noted in the reviews, a plastic mounting piece is glued onto the speaker and is easily pried up if you unscrew the speak. I had one lift after I backed a screw out and ended up just peeling it off. Was not an issue for my install but something to note. Also, one of the provided wiring harness adapters for the speakers was a pain to connect. It turned out the wire popped out of the adapter and I lost sound. I removed the door panel again and fixed. Just...
Summary: I've purchased many times before from Crutchfield and have always been happy with the products and service. These JVC speakers are great. Music sounds so much better now compared to with the factory speakers I had I on my '03 Toyota Tacoma. The installation was was pretty straight forward - just as described in the information provided by Crutchfield.
Pros: Great sound!!
Cons: Some modification was required on my truck but this was noted on the Crutchfield website so I knew about it before hand. Otherwise I would have been done and back on the road an hour or so faster.
Grutchfield provides good information for installing these speakers
24 November 2013
Summary: My original speakers were no longer functional because of age and degradation of the paper and rubber materials used. I just needed new speakers for an older car. These worked fine, and most importantly, I got great directions and information about how to install them. Way more than I thought I would get, and must more help than one would get from a store (if there was one here on Maui).
Pros: Great help from Crutchfield. I had no fear of breaking something when doing this installation job myself. No problems at all.