Why does the radio sound so bad in the 2018-up Jeep JL Wrangler and Gladiators? How can you fix it?

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Are you a proud owner of a Jeep JL Wrangler or Gladiator? Do you find that the factory radio system in your vehicle leaves much to be desired? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many Jeep owners have expressed dissatisfaction with the sound quality of their factory radio system. But fear not, because we have a solution for you.

In this article, we will discuss the shortcomings of the factory radio system in the Jeep JL Wrangler and Gladiators and present an innovative and easy-to-install upgrade from Alpine that will transform your audio experience. We will go over the key points of the upgrade system, explain how it addresses the shortcomings of the factory system, and provide step-by-step instructions on how to install it.

The Problem:
The factory radio system in the Jeep JL Wrangler and Gladiators is lacking in several areas. Firstly, the speaker size is insufficient. The dash speakers consist of a small 2.5-inch paper cone mid acting as a tweeter, and a 4-inch speaker in the dash and overhead bar for vocals and mids. When driving with the top off, the wind and vehicle noise overpower the audio system, resulting in poor sound quality and distortion when the volume is turned up.

The Solution:
Alpine has developed a drop-in plug-and-play system specifically designed to address the limitations of the factory radio system in the Jeep JL Wrangler and Gladiators. This upgrade system, known as the PSS-24WR8, is a powersport system that significantly enhances the sound quality and aesthetics of your audio setup.

Key Components of the Upgrade:
1. Overhead System: The PSS-24WR8 includes a new overhead system that replaces the small 4-inch speaker and 2.5-inch tweeter with a larger Alpine 6.5-inch speaker and a new tweeter. Not only does this provide better sound quality, but it also improves the overall look of your overhead bar.

  1. Front Dash System: The factory pods in the front dash are replaced with new 6.5-inch pods and speakers, along with tweeters for better mid-range and volume. This upgrade ensures a more immersive audio experience.

  2. Subwoofer and Amplifier: To address the lack of bass in the factory system, Alpine offers the PWE-S8 powered 8-inch subwoofer. This subwoofer is mounted under the passenger front seat using a Jeep-specific bracket. The same bracket also holds the KTA-445U upgraded amplifier. These additions provide the low-end range that is missing in the factory system.

Installation:
Alpine’s upgrade system comes with detailed step-by-step instructions, making the installation process straightforward. However, if you’re not comfortable with performing the installation yourself, you can always reach out to Volunteer Audio, where their experts can assist you.

The installation requires a power and ground connection from your battery, a plug-and-play harness that connects behind the radio, and the use of factory wiring for a clean and easy installation. Additionally, all the components in the upgrade system come with a full three-year warranty, ensuring peace of mind and supplementing the existing warranty on your Jeep.

Conclusion:
If you’re a Jeep JL Wrangler or Gladiator owner looking to improve the sound quality of your factory radio system, the Alpine PSS-24WR8 is the perfect solution. This plug-and-play system addresses the limitations of the factory system by upgrading the speakers, adding a subwoofer, and incorporating an amplifier. Not only does it provide a significant improvement in sound quality, but it also enhances the aesthetics of your vehicle’s interior.

To purchase the Alpine PSS-24WR8 upgrade system, visit volunteeraudio.com or contact Volunteer Audio at 1-844-30-AUDIO. Their friendly and knowledgeable team will be happy to assist you. So don’t settle for mediocre sound in your Jeep JL Wrangler or Gladiator – upgrade it and enjoy the high-quality audio experience you deserve.

Thank you for reading this article. We hope it has provided valuable information and encouraged you to explore the options for improving your Jeep’s audio system. Don’t forget to like this video, subscribe to our channel for more informative content, and may God bless you on your audio journey.