what is the best system and amp to put in a 2003 Pontiac grand am sedan?

Asked by Apr 22, 2015 at 04:31 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Car Customization

i don't want any subs under 12" i would prefer kicker speakers but i mainly want whats
going to sound the best

4 Answers

1,435

There are so many choices out there. Best to shop around at car stereo shops for deals. Ask them about sales & specials, and similar systems installed in 2003 Pontiacs. Your budget & money is the deciding factor, for wild or mild, the best or less. Remember the bigger the sub-woofer the more watts are needed on the sub-amp to drive it. Example: a 4 speaker system with 1 sub woofer you could get by on 500w-750w's. A premium sound system 6 speakers (using mids & tweeters) 1 or 2, 12"-15" subs, would need 1000w+. $$$'s. I used a Alpine 4 speaker system with 1 Kicker 12" sub, & sub-amp. Pyle makes good stuff too. If more speakers & subs are used best to use 2 amps (bi-amp) everything because they get hot!

Rockford fosgate p1 they are 1000 watt R.M.S. they take a he'll of an amp but they will only run u about 250 to 300 bucks and they even have duel voice coils u can basically blow them twice and don't take much to rebuild. And lightning audio amps are made by Rockford Fosgate I got a 750 watt amp from wall Mart on sale for 50 bucks brand new it's was a bad sounding system I could set off business alarms at slow speeds at night as far as a stereo I hate to say it but JVC makes a awesome stereo make sure u get one with a low pass filter and a high pass filter it will make sure not to much bass goes through your stock speakers or after market speakers and not to much treble through the subs the stereo is what really makes a good system

And if u bridge out your amp you will get twice the power per channel but it will not be in stereo and it changes the resistance also known as ohms witch will make it to where u need less or more power and if u set them up in line they will change the ohms and also change the way they hit and depending on the speaker box u may have to reverse the wires on one if the expanchen areas are not separate on both speakers or they will fight each other and blow or sound like crap

As far as car speakers I've had the best luck with a pioneer speaker system I've had pretty good luck with jbl or a JVC speakers are pretty good like I said Pioneer was the best stereo and speaker set up with Rockford Fosgate AMP AND P1 SUBS OR EVEN THE P2S WERE A HARD HITTING SYSTEM AND I ONLY PAID LIKE 500 BUCKS FOR THE WHOLE SYSTEM DASH KIT AND 0 GAGE WIRES ALSO A CAP AND NOISE REDUCER AND A ADAPTOR FOR THE ANTANNA IF NEEDED AND ALSO BLUETOOTH, USB READER/CHARGER AND AN AUX input preferably not one on the face on the stereo one that hooks up in different place like inside your center council. They are awesome also if u don't have any of that you can go to wall Mart and get a f.m. transmitter that will hook up with a blue tooth phone are I pod pad etc I hope this all helps

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,703 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,160
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,480
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
24 Great Deals out of 3,751 listings starting at $1,995
Used Pontiac Firebird
13 Great Deals out of 812 listings starting at $3,800
Used Chevrolet Impala
920 Great Deals out of 36,053 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
727 Great Deals out of 38,165 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,730 listings starting at $1,695
Used Pontiac GTO
5 Great Deals out of 494 listings starting at $5,900
Used Honda Accord
1,205 Great Deals out of 77,328 listings starting at $700
Used Ford Taurus
376 Great Deals out of 22,133 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,114 Great Deals out of 78,201 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
665 Great Deals out of 38,930 listings starting at $2,995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,088 Great Deals out of 69,712 listings starting at $495
Used Nissan Altima
1,091 Great Deals out of 85,582 listings starting at $695
Used Pontiac Bonneville
4 Great Deals out of 672 listings starting at $2,298

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
439 listings starting at $3,150