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      02-01-2013, 11:27 AM   #4
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Drives: F80 DCT
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: New Jersey, Ocean County

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I did same exact thing with my X3.. I would suggest upgrading your amp first, which is in the trunk behind driver (probably passenger side in your case) side trim panel. Stock midbasses sound pretty good with more power, I have upgraded to SWS that bolte in perfectly with no spacers required in X3, and the sound is only slightly better than stock. My guess would be due to X3 being sealed enclosure. I had these subs in my e90 and the sound was much deeper and pronounced.

BSW speakers sound much happier with a little more punch. I upgraded to 6 channel JLAudio XD600/6 amp and used Technics wiring harness (no wire cutting).
2016 F80 M3 BSM with Black interior DCT/Driver Assistance/Executive/LEDs/Adaptive/Black Wheels
2014 F32 435i xDrive AW/CR
2014 F25 X3 M-Sport Carbon Black
2011 e92 335is 2007 X3 122k miles 2006 e90 330i 132k miles