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PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:03 PM
I cut the little corner piece of my door panel (seperate from the panel itself) up to fit my tweeters there:

http://img304.imageshack.us/img304/9793/tweeterspotleft3co.th.jpg (http://img304.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tweeterspotleft3co.jpg)

http://img304.imageshack.us/img304/4089/tweeterspotright9gp.th.jpg (http://img304.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tweeterspotright9gp.jpg)

As you can see, the cutting pwnt me... Is there an easy way (without fiberglassing the whole thing) to make a little trim ring for around the tweeter? The corner piece isn't flat, it has a bend in it right in the middle of where the tweeter is mounted.

Thanks for any and all help.

davidfre21
08-30-2005, 10:04 PM
really thin painted ply wood


and u should have used a hole saw :p:

PhatTonyDeMarco
08-30-2005, 10:06 PM
Little bit of Bondo? Or maybe some Kitty Hair...

PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:08 PM
really thin painted ply wood


and u should have used a hole saw :p:
Holy ****, I'm retarted. I have like 10 hole saws in the tool cabinet, too.

PhatTonyDeMarco
08-30-2005, 10:09 PM
Holy ****, I'm retarted. I have like 10 hole saws in the tool cabinet, too.


So what DID you use to make those horrible cuts, a steak knife?

PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:10 PM
Little bit of Bondo? Or maybe some Kitty Hair...
Nah, I'm trying to stay away from bondo/fiberglass if I can.

Dave, how would you suggest getting the plywood to conform to the bend?

PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:11 PM
So what DID you use to make those horrible cuts, a steak knife?
Haha, Jigsaw + no sleep = bad.

davidfre21
08-30-2005, 10:11 PM
Nah, I'm trying to stay away from bondo/fiberglass if I can.

Dave, how would you suggest getting the plywood to conform to the bend?
hense the really skinny part, like 1 ply or something... they also make a "flexi" board

netherland24
08-30-2005, 10:13 PM
**** man now iam scared to do that **** lol.

SSS 18734
08-30-2005, 10:13 PM
http://www.caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?t=110382&highlight=comp+install

go to the junkyard, get some new sail panels, and surface-mount them like I did on mine.

Moe Lester
08-30-2005, 10:13 PM
why the hell would you use a jigsaw on something like that in the 1st place...

somehow attach some wood to the back of it and re-cut it out with a holesaw. thatll give you a little larger hole than you need, then you may be able to make a small trim ring or something to cover the gap. IMO fiberglassing em would be a better choice though.

PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:16 PM
Dave - what size boards do they come in, and for how much?

netherland - If you aren't a ******* (me), you'll be fine. Be smart and use a hole saw...

Sergei - I have rear mount tweets.

PRIVATEpastry
08-30-2005, 10:19 PM
why the hell would you use a jigsaw on something like that in the 1st place...
Because I'm an idiot, thats why. :crying:


somehow attach some wood to the back of it and re-cut it out with a holesaw. thatll give you a little larger hole than you need, then you may be able to make a small trim ring or something to cover the gap. IMO fiberglassing em would be a better choice though.
Well I might go with fiberglassing... I was thinking about that in the first place, anyways. I'll probably try David's idea first, though.

PhatTonyDeMarco
08-30-2005, 10:26 PM
http://www.caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?t=110382&highlight=comp+install

go to the junkyard, get some new sail panels, and surface-mount them like I did on mine.


Your bright red interior makes me happy in the pants...:D

HiAmplidude
08-30-2005, 10:46 PM
yikes. Junk yard might have replacement trim and start over. You could also just get a thin piece of ABS from pretty much anywhere and create your own bezel, heat with hair dryer to bend to the curve and squish it all back together... or get fancy and cut the hole a little bigger with a hole saw, then fiber glass in a nice embedded and curved sink hole for the tweet mounts. That'd be pretty slick.