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Hello to all.
I am looking to upgrade the sound system on my bike. I currently have available $ 600.00 and so far just wanting to replace the front (fairing) speakers and add an amp. I don't have lowers nor speakers on the saddle bags. I know this subject has been prob ran to death as which ""company has the best set up" and "mine is louder than yours" coversations. I am just wanting to know what I SHOULD buy or can buy with the $600.00 in my pocket. Thanks for all the suggestions. Or let me know if the money I have is not enough to get something decent.

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First thing I would do is get a head unit and install kit. Then sell the HK on flea bay and get that $ back


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First thing I would do is get a head unit and install kit. Then sell the HK on flea bay and get that $ back


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What head unit do you recommend?

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Get the Hawg Wired 6-pack from Frank at Dragos (best price).
Then sell your HK head unit to cover the cost of a new head unit and install kit.

Done and you will be very happy.


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I'd go with a Hawgwired amp and a set of Focal or Hertz speakers for the $600, then as others said sell the HK and use the $$$ for a Sony, Kenwood, or Alpine HU and adapter kit...... much better, clear, and loud enough to hear. Plus ready for expansion.

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I agree with dbell I have focals and pbr amp that didn't run me much for the starting out system change you can get the pbr amps for around 150 on amazon and I think focals ic level speakers are on sale currently as we'll not a bad sounding speaker for a budget minded customer.


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When you go to an aftermarket head unit, can you still use your factory hand controls to control everything thru some type of adapter?


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When you go to an aftermarket head unit, can you still use your factory hand controls to control everything thru some type of adapter?
I know of 4 adapters, Hawgwired, Side car cycles, Biketronics, and one Crutchfield sells, (I forget the name), all let you use the handlebar controls for an aftermarket HU.

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Just send your HK unit to Iron Cross and have them install RCA outputs then gtab up a rockford pbr or soundstream pn 4 channel amp and a set of hertz or focal speakers and your good. Youll have expandability with having 2 extra channels as well.

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I am thinking of selling my J&M XT fairing speakers, with blue LED's, and my J&M 250w amp. Over 900 invested. Great system. Loud and clear at 80 mph. I rarely use the system since I got a Sena headset system and ear buds. Would $600 shipped be fair and you throw in your stock speakers?

What others have said about selling your HK head unit is good advice. You can get $400-450 on Ebay for your unit. I have the Sony DSX media player ($200) and Biketronics control. I am not entirely happy with the biketronics...cumbersome.

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