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beckSHO
11-20-2006, 03:00 PM
Well, my brother bought some Rainbow SLC 265s. So, I'll be the one installing everything, because he isn't mechanically saavy per say. I have a spot for them, but the little black putty type stuff they give me isn't strong enough to holy the tweeter in. It's in his door, so when he shuts his door, it keeps popping out. What have you guys used or what would you use to mount the tweeter? If needed, I could provide some pictures. Thanks in advance.

Beck

djman37
11-20-2006, 03:02 PM
industrial strength VELCRO for temp mounting.

azbass
11-20-2006, 03:03 PM
is teh tweeter mounted in the door panel? if so can you take off teh panel and get to the back of the tweeter? teh tweeter should have some hardware that came with it for mounting, iv used metal back strap to hold the tweeter in black from the back.

beckSHO
11-20-2006, 03:17 PM
is teh tweeter mounted in the door panel? if so can you take off teh panel and get to the back of the tweeter? teh tweeter should have some hardware that came with it for mounting, iv used metal back strap to hold the tweeter in black from the back.

Well, the tweeter did come with and angle-mount cup, and a flush-mount cup. But I don't think it came with a metal back strap to hold it in. However, you did give me a good idea, which should work. I'm gonna give it a shot and hopefully it will work.

In the meantime, keep posting up how you mounted your tweeters. I'm still interested to see how everybody else did it. Thanks. :thumbsup:

Trey803
11-20-2006, 03:59 PM
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/2214000-2214999/2214971_34_full.jpg
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/2214000-2214999/2214971_38_full.jpg

Trey803
11-20-2006, 04:00 PM
Those are the slc 265 same ones you are installing

beckSHO
11-20-2006, 04:38 PM
Those are the slc 265 same ones you are installing

What did you use to keep them in? That's what I'm having the problem with.

Trey803
11-20-2006, 06:06 PM
They come with that cup and you screw the tweeter into the cup using the mounting harware that comes with it . I used a single layer of electrical tape to make the fitting into the whole I cut very tight so that the cup will not come out. Im pretty sure it shows how to do this in the instruction manual.

Flipx99
11-20-2006, 11:57 PM
I used hot glue to keep mine in.

Motovet
11-21-2006, 02:57 AM
I ended up making straps to use with the magnet threads to hold in Germanium tweets. I was very disappointed with the mounting hardware for such quality comps. Got some powers coming for my truck...looks like those are bolted in like the mids...

BodegaBay
11-23-2006, 05:01 AM
Well, the tweeter did come with and angle-mount cup, and a flush-mount cup. But I don't think it came with a metal back strap to hold it in.

You sure it didn't come with a threaded bolt and braket with the flush mount cup? It should have been included with the set. If not, contact the dealer our fabricate one yourself by using small sheetmetal strips and bolt from Homey Depot.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b225/BodegaBay/AV/SLC.jpg

Trey803
11-23-2006, 05:26 AM
I didnt get the metal bracket with my speakers and I'm pretty sure 6spdcoupe wouldnt take them out of the box so I'm not positive that Rainbow still includes that with their comp. kits....but you dont need it just make the hole small enough to create tension between the cup and the door panel and it will stay in.

Motovet
11-23-2006, 11:16 PM
I didn't get those brackets either....had to make my own. I sure would like to get my hands on some angle mounts, and maybe that cup too. problem is so far I can't find a dealer that has them. Shipping out of Germany is insane!

camry_tuner
11-23-2006, 11:26 PM
i used double sided mounting squares from scotch, get the white ones because they're more heavy duty. but they hold up just fine for me

angrytrucker78
12-01-2006, 11:12 PM
I didn't get the brackets either with my slc265 kicks:(

Motovet
12-04-2006, 02:56 AM
You sure it didn't come with a threaded bolt and braket with the flush mount cup? It should have been included with the set. If not, contact the dealer our fabricate one yourself by using small sheetmetal strips and bolt from Homey Depot.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b225/BodegaBay/AV/SLC.jpg

Where can I buy the tweeter cup? Dealers I've contacted have to ship from Germany.....surely someone has some in the US?

gl0ck
12-04-2006, 03:01 AM
No brackets here either and FYI the Angled mounts **** and the tabs will brake soooo ****s quick just flush it.

BodegaBay
12-04-2006, 03:09 AM
Where can I buy the tweeter cup? Dealers I've contacted have to ship from Germany.....surely someone has some in the US?

Unfortunately, that's probably true. My dealer noted that there's not a big need for these accessory pieces so the US distributor don't bother to stock them.

3.5Max6spd
12-04-2006, 09:00 AM
Where can I buy the tweeter cup? Dealers I've contacted have to ship from Germany.....surely someone has some in the US?


I have all those mounting cups for the Cal25's. Just not 100% sure if they fit the SLC tweets. If you want'm PM me.

BodegaBay
12-04-2006, 11:23 AM
3.5Max is da Rainbow man!

3.5Max6spd
12-04-2006, 01:58 PM
3.5Max is da Rainbow man!

Hah! I just got what came in my Professional set. I have no use for them. They came with one pair of each me thinks.

6spdcoupe
12-04-2006, 04:04 PM
If the SLCs were purchased several months or longer ago then unfortunately the flush cups were not included in the box. I made quite a stink about this and the majority of the ones Ive seen/sold did include them since then.

Of course there Is always a dealer in the states that has the flush mount kits on hand. :D

imready77
12-04-2006, 05:27 PM
do the cmx265 come with flush mount cups?

Motovet
12-04-2006, 07:32 PM
I have all those mounting cups for the Cal25's. Just not 100% sure if they fit the SLC tweets. If you want'm PM me.

Just so happens it's the cal 25 cups I'm looking for. PM sent

jacka
12-05-2006, 05:45 PM
do the cmx265 come with flush mount cups?

yeah, mine did, but no metal strap for the back of the cup.

Motovet
12-06-2006, 07:25 PM
Just so happens it's the cal 25 cups I'm looking for. PM sent

PM box full?

3.5Max6spd
12-06-2006, 08:35 PM
PM box full?

ygpm

the727kid
12-06-2006, 08:39 PM
My germs didn't come much mounting help, I have them flush mounted in my doors tri-pod things now, look very ugly :(. I'm gunna make some custom abs plastic pieces to replace them and angle the tweets towards the driver and passenger.

NoviceGuru
12-06-2006, 09:11 PM
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/2214000-2214999/2214971_34_full.jpg
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/2214000-2214999/2214971_38_full.jpg

nice lightning. also, do you think keeping the tweeters there and the mids in the door sound better then having them in the kicks?

Trey803
12-06-2006, 09:15 PM
Ive been told that this is not the proper way and that the tweeter should be as close to the mid as possible. I think it sounds fine and mine are not too far from the mid. I think you can switch the phase of the tweeter to make them sound better when not located next to the mids. I think this is called off-axis but im not 100% sure.

NoviceGuru
12-06-2006, 09:19 PM
do you still get nice full sound out of them though? or do you think kicks would be better?

Trey803
12-06-2006, 09:21 PM
Honeslty I couldnt tell you. My set-up is the only SQ set-up I have ever heard. THey sound great to me but I have nothing to compare to:( hopefully when I'm in college next year I will be able to attend some competitions and meets and such.