F15 Audio Upgrade

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    So clearly this particular F15 I currently own, I’m not 100% happy with!

    This question is about audio upgrades...

    Anyone had experience upgrading their audio system, whether it be in their X5 or a different model/generation.

    I have the boggo standard system, and I mean standard as it has no tweeters in the door!

    From reading around there is good potential as each front seat has a floor sub.


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    I used Gladen components in my old 5GT, it too had no tweeters, I bought the sails to house the tweeters from Cotswold on here and fitted the Gladen tweeters, with mids in the doors and 8” subs under the seats. I also added mids and tweeters to the rear doors. All this was powered by a 6 channel Mosconi amp house under the boot floor.
    I made my own wiring loom but the kit did come with a plug and play loom that requires no cutting of wires. I still have the loom if you need it as I believe the F15 uses the same head unit and components as the F07 5GT.

    I do have quite a few pictures as well if you need them.
     
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    Check out AudioFile in Bishops Stortford.

    I had my last E70 X5 upgraded to the System 2 Plus and was over the moon with it. Would’ve gone the whole hog to the subs if I hadn’t have sold it to buy a house.
     
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    Thanks for the useful info, also thanks for the offer of a lot and pics.

    Sounds the sort of set up I’m after and looking at it it’s not just a case of changing the speakers as there is a sub needed for the subs and better mid range?

    I’m not sure I’ll have the time or tenacity to do it myself, although I guess a lot cheaper.

    I will look in to it more though if it’s reasonably straight forward?


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    Ahh needs must I guess!

    So did the system 2 not include subs?

    I’ve seen a few packages and they sell them in stages going up. What was the cost for system 2 with installation? It looks like the equipment is about 700?


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    It’s not straight forwards but within a decent diy’ers reach. I paid £1600 for all the bits.
     

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