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Looking to replace/add speakers to my Boxster and would appreciate some advice

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First I'd like to say that I got my Boxster as my first car early last year and it's been amazing. But, both of my dashboard speakers have been going out. They're very tinny and rattle at times. 


I'm very scatterbrained sometimes and would like some general direction on how to go about replacing my speakers. What would any of you recommend in terms of replacements? I'd like to add door speakers as well, if possible. I'm a high schooler looking for a job so i don't have a huge budget but I'd appreciate any advice! Thanks

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I have a 2004 Boxster with just 4 speakers, 2 in the dash and the 2 door woofers. I replaced the dash speakers with: Alpine Type-S Series 4" Coaxial Speakers - SPS-410. The stock dash speakers are 2-way, and so are the Alpines but are coaxial. Go to Youtube and search for Porsche Boxster Speaker Replacement and look for the one published in 2009. This one shows how to use the stock "baskets" so you retain the stock appearance but are able to mount the new speakers. It's a real DIY involving cutting the old speaker apart but keeping the stock speaker wire connector, and it's important to use speakers which are shallow enough. The new speaker will also need to be glued to the stock plastic speaker basket, I used silicone caulk.


I kept the door woofers. The system sounds much better even at highway speeds with the top down.



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I similarly replaced my dash speakers about three years ago with Polk audio DB401 and metra 71-017C wires. Retained stock baskets etc. as ttocs explained. $70 for everything at crutchfield. If you don’t have already, a set of torx Allen keys is helpful to remove the screws from the speaker covers. 

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