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LoudCrownVic
12-12-2005, 11:53 PM
I have a pair of Infinty Kappa 4x6 speakers. I took a study break to put them in the dash of my 92 silverado pickup... And I noticed there is no "cavity" to speak of... The dash is wide open, I can reach in and put my hand out the hole. :eyebrow:

Is this considered infinite baffle? Will this allow for proper speaker performance? It sounds okay- no bass response though, just "miff" bass. My friend has similar ones in the door of his ranger and they POUND for little speakers.

Problem is the kappas barely fit- i had to wedge them in with a screwdriver against a platic heating duct, so there is no room for a baffle type construct.

Advice?

LoudCrownVic
12-13-2005, 01:37 PM
Basically, how do I improve midbass response from a less than ideal speaker location that has to "seal" to speak of?

Chevyaudio
12-13-2005, 01:43 PM
Your not going to improve mid-bass with speakers in the dash. either build kick pannels or door pods.

LoudCrownVic
12-13-2005, 01:47 PM
Your not going to improve mid-bass with speakers in the dash. either build kick pannels or door pods.
I kina figured that...
Maybe I'll move the Kappas to the pillars and put some horn tweets in the dash...

Chevyaudio
12-13-2005, 01:48 PM
seriously the dash is one of the worst place you can put speakers. You get all kinds of unwanted reflection off of the windshield.

req
12-13-2005, 02:01 PM
how on earth do you think you are going to put 4x6's in the freakin pillars?

get pics of the dash\doors mang :p:

Chevyaudio
12-13-2005, 02:03 PM
how on earth do you think you are going to put 4x6's in the freakin pillars?

get pics of the dash\doors mang :p:


I was thinking the same thing

LoudCrownVic
12-13-2005, 07:01 PM
Eh, the rear pillar. Sorry. Pics coming soon! My *** is almost fin done with finals.

Crack cocadainfghs for teh whihn,

iceteebone
12-13-2005, 07:03 PM
so what's in the front?

LoudCrownVic
12-13-2005, 07:07 PM
4x6 front
4x6 rear

squeak9798
12-13-2005, 07:26 PM
Eh, the rear pillar. Sorry. Pics coming soon! My *** is almost fin done with finals.


Why?

Trancer
12-13-2005, 07:34 PM
You arent going to get any midbass out of 4x6 plates. They are the best 4x6 plates I have ever heard. They get loud and can take plenty of watts. However, like I said, you arent going to get any midbass out of them.

LoudCrownVic
12-14-2005, 06:28 PM
You arent going to get any midbass out of 4x6 plates. They are the best 4x6 plates I have ever heard. They get loud and can take plenty of watts. However, like I said, you arent going to get any midbass out of them.

Okay, basically- I want to have nice mids and highs in my truck.

Amps-
Alpine F545 75(rms)x4 to 4 ohms
PPI A600.2 300watts x2 to ?

Speakers-
4 kenwood eXcelon 6 1/4" coax
2 infinity 4x6 plates
2 Optimus Horn Tweets
2 Rockford Fosgate Punch 5 1/4" coax
Pair Eclipse 2 way xovers
Pair Boss 2 way xovers

I have never had a decent chance to have real mids/highs b4, and I want to do it right. That is the stuff I have to work with.

LoudCrownVic
12-16-2005, 01:57 AM
Give this one more whirl...

packerfan
12-16-2005, 06:42 PM
Okay, basically- I want to have nice mids and highs in my truck.

Amps-
Alpine F545 75(rms)x4 to 4 ohms
PPI A600.2 300watts x2 to ?

Speakers-
4 kenwood eXcelon 6 1/4" coax
2 infinity 4x6 plates
2 Optimus Horn Tweets
2 Rockford Fosgate Punch 5 1/4" coax
Pair Eclipse 2 way xovers
Pair Boss 2 way xovers

I have never had a decent chance to have real mids/highs b4, and I want to do it right. That is the stuff I have to work with.

If you have all those speakers in one car, your straigh mufukin ghetto.

rocky 59
12-16-2005, 08:34 PM
ya i have the 4x6 infinity plates in my chevy and they sound great.