Door speakers E88

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Door speakers E88

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I am planning to upgrade the doorspeakers, it has the paper 10cm and no tweeter.
I found this 10cm with tweeter set of Blam Audio (competitor of Focal): https://www.blam-audio.com/en/100-rs/
They have a mounting depth of 50mm. Will this fit? Blam has a nice and warm sound. They offer a bmw fit two-way set as well, but is more than twice the price and I need the tweeter covers from the dealer.

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Is the impedance not too low ?

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Afaik this will result in higher music level.

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.. Too low an impedance will result in weak output and poor tone. If the speaker impedance is higher than that of the amplifier, its power output will again be less than it is capable of.

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I have ordered is set of gladen, the 201 one alpha, as it was on sale for €299. Ordered the tweeter covers on ebay.
Question: how is the speaker wiring routed in the car? I am planning to use a 4 channel amp, with two outputs for the woofers and two outputs for the doors. Somewhere in the car should be a wire splitting point and filter for the woofer.

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https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e81- ... ms/25clxrr

Have a browse, you may find the wiring too
116i E81 N43 manual
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The teeeters are fed off the muds with a crossover in circuit.

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The gladen set is a very nice upgrade, but the standard professional radio is really underpowered. These speakers have a lower efficiency, so only at low volume it sounds good. I am preparing an additional Amplifier to boost the signal.

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I fitted focals all round in my e88.
then added 3 amps to run them.
and a audison bit 10 to fine tune it all.

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