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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-04-2016, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
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Need advice on stereo upgrade 2015 RG

I need honest opinions on what is the best upgrade for the 2 speakers and an amp for my 2015 RG with the 4.3" stereo.

J&M Rocker XX Extreme RXEK 330SP2 - 15RG
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SoundZ Customz Level 4 with Focal EC165K speakers with Arc Audio
KS125.2 2 channel amp.

They are both about the same price and I want to install one of the kits while I am in Daytona this week. I want the best unit for the money out of these two.

Anyone with experience with either unit would be greatly appreciated.

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From what I've heard the components in the Soundz Customz are way better than J&M's stuff. You could also consider a Biketronics kit for less than those two and they give an additional forum member discount. And also better components than J&Ms from what I've found. I am looking into audio currently myself. I plan to go with either the Biketronics amp and Arc Audio Moto 602 speakers, or the total Arc Audio Moto package. Focal are really good from what I hear too.

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I have done a bunch of research on this myself over the last week. I just ordered the BT kit for the 2015 RG and can't wait to get it. For me it was a toss up between the Arc Audio Moto package and the BT. BT was a few hundred less and from what I have read has outstanding customer service and a unbeatable warranty. Good luck with your decision.
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That was my dilema so I think I've decided to go with BT amp and Arc speaks
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Take a look at this You Tube video comparison. Law Abiding Biker is a good site for videos on HD Touring bike stuff. I have the J&M Rokker XX 2 speaker set up and AMP. The sound is great and plenty of power. I would, however, buy from a local dealer. I bought direct from J&M and the first AMP was defective. Took a while and some frustration to diagnose and get it switched out. A local dealer would have been easier to deal with. I installed myself in a couple of hours. All Plug and Play.

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Soundz have better components way better! J&m speakers look like refrigerator magnets! The funny thing is he will look you in the eye and tell you his peakers is better than a focal.
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J&M Rocker XX Extreme RXEK 330SP2 - 15RG
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SoundZ Customz Level 4 with Focal EC165K speakers with Arc Audio
KS125.2 2 channel amp.
Not even close between these 2. Do not drink the JM koolaid. As others have mentioned there are also other systems for less money that will sound way better than the JM and hold their own with the Focals, but it sounds like you want to do the install at Daytona. If I had a dollar for every person that fell for the JM hype and pulled their system out a few months later I could retire to Florida and open my own shop doing installs for their new cheaper/better sounding systems.
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Go Soundz.... I have the Level IV.... There is no comparison for quality and clarity vs J&M

OH!!! upgrade to the MOTO 600.4 amp right from the jump... TRUST ME!!!!! you will be disappointed with the 125.2 I installed this in a 14SGS for a close friend... after a month... he upgraded to the 600.4 with just the 2 front faring speakers ( Focal 165KRC's ) and it was a DRASTIC improvement over the 125.2. And it set him up for his second set of speakers in the lids I put in for him last month

( NOTE ) The NEW Level IV system now comes with the NEW Focal EC165K's ( this Level IV has the upgraded 600.4 and 157-2's for lids )





Here ya go... my Level IV.....this should convince you.... When you see Peter in Daytona... tell 'em SPAZZ from Reno said hello ( I got two Level IV systems from him already )

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Focal speakers are the best speakers I've ever heard. Period.


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Thanks for all the impute guys. I think I am going to do some more research.
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