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1996 BMW 325i convert speaker problem - Need help

Hello, I bought this older car and it had blown speakers. I went to circuit city and bought a new radio and speakers to bring it up to date - and be able to listen to my ipod. The bad news is - I spent over 550.00 and it really does not sound that good. It is missing a lot in the sound and seems to be all midrange? I bought their top of the line pioneer radio and polk speakers. He was explaining that the door speakers will not work and have to be disconnected and because the speakers have to be such a small size there is only so much sound they can put out and they will struggle. What I am listening to because there are no side ones anymore are the front floor speakers and the back ones and without a woofer and amp in the truck - which is not something I want to do - he said this is the best it can sound. Do you know anything about this??? I really appreciate your time.

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Another bmw i used to work as a intaller in mansfield ohio, i got a call one from a customer that had a 318i and noone would touch it including circuit city!! mosty they dont know what they are talkign about. what i did was hard wire all the speakers to the deck and it sounded Awsome with a sub it will sound even better im not sure how yours is hooked up but i do know polk audio is pretty goodstuff especiallt thier db line in regular speaker and momo subs. my suggestion is to hardwire the speakers.

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