CDT CL-61s or DEI Vipers?

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  1. dave96stang

    dave96stang New Member

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    I'm having trouble w/ choosing components for my 96gt. I'm either going w/ 6.5" CDTs or 5.25" DEIs (cause the 6.75" won't fit). Any one have any suggestions which one you think is better? I'm looking for the best SQ, SPL i could really care less about because i'm just looking for a natural sound. I listen to classic rock like Zeppelin, AC/DC, if that helps at all.
    Also for amps i'm thinking of going with the Rockford Fosgate Punch 401s that way i'll be sending my components a good 100w RMS each.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
    Dave
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    I have CDT HDs and they sound AMAZING. They are probably the best sounding components I've heard. The tweeter isn't to harsh, has more of a warm sound to it I guess. They also put out a decent amount of mid-bass.
    You just have to hear them... I love em :nice:
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    What would be the difference between the HDs and the Classics other than the price? Does anyone know how the DEIs compare to these?
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    I've never heard the DEI's but have the classics in my car and love them....
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    If you wait a little bit I'll be able to give you a comparison. My g/f is buying a set for her car after being so jealous of my stereo :nice:
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    You'll be happy with either. I run the classics and they sound great. The HD's give more midbass than the classics. I haven't heard the DEI's, but from a member on caraudioforum.com, they killed the classics he had before. I'd get these, but you won't go wrong with the classics, either.
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    Will I notice that much of a difference (if i get the vipers) between their 5.25" driver and that of the cdts with a 6.5" woofer, SQ wise?

    Also, what about powering it with a US Acoustics 100x2 RMS amp?
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    I don't know because I haven't heard the DEI's. I'd recommend either speaker. The CDT's are a great buy, also, and will sound great with the amp you mentioned.
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    Thanks for the links, i've been looking around caraudioforum for a few weeks and i've all but decided to go w/ the vipers, they seem to be better for the type of music i like (at least that's what i've been reading). Anyone else have any comments before I make my final decision?


    --All i need to find now is the money :)
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    in case you don't know, I think the DEIs are still on sale at sounddomain.com

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