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Just wanting to replace basic speakers in car. They are 6X9 in. The new radio is only rated at 17W, and that's adding! the 4 spkrs., which I know isn't a true value.
Regardless, dilemma is finding a simple pair of spkrs. that's not rated at a billion Peak watts! (ha) I really find it not believable that a pair for $30 can be capable of handling
350 watts, but will a very low power device sufficiently drive a spkr that's in a much higher league?
Only online have I seen some rated at 30W for ex., which would seem a far better match to me. Please, only if you know for sure- not just a hunch or feeling. Anyone know, can I pick up the ones in store (350W), or seek online for ~20W, 30W, or so?
 

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The wattage rating is only the supposed maximum power they can be driven at with without damaging them.

It is not what you want to look at; forget power ratings all together.

The sensitivity is what counts, and most car speakers do not give a rating, so that doesn't help much.

Also, they should be 3.2 ohm speakers, because the radio is only putting out a low voltage signal, and the low-impedance speakers are needed to get enough current through them.

Most 6 X 9 car speakers are 3.2 ohms, and are fairly sensitive, so just get some and try them.

Speakers with larger heavier magnets will usually be more efficient, so look for that.
 
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