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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 00, 05:04 AM Thread Starter
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I found out why my AM/FM blue dot radio doesn't work. I have no speakers! Oddly enough you can hear the radio playing if you turn the volume up all the way. I think it's coming out of the multiplex unit under the dash. I tried to go through the local Chevy dealer but they don't sell speakers anymore. The catalogs want around $30-40 for factory speakers. Is there some decent aftermarket speakers that will sound good with a factory radio?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 00, 10:26 AM
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If you are wanting some 3 1/2" speakers for under the dash, I'v had some Blaupunkts in my daily driver for about 4 years now and they still sound good.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 00, 07:11 PM
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You'll blow out the output transistors!
It's like flooring your engine in neutral.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 00, 08:39 PM
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Chris, be careful what speakers you choose for your radio. The old Delco radios are designed to be used with 8-10 Ohm speakers, and I have heard of problems that come from using lesser resistance (modern-type) speakers with these units.

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