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Civic96Lx
05-06-2007, 04:47 PM
am i loosing bass, do they have to be pretty sealed like a subwoofer would be... cuz i have some 6.5's in my doors and they dont go into my factory screw locations so i had to drill it in and it is a little tilted and not up against the back of the door...

Civic96Lx
05-06-2007, 10:41 PM
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bass_lover1
05-06-2007, 11:54 PM
Yes, you will lose a bit of midbass response as well as overall clarity will be reduced.

My recommendation would be to fab up a 3/4" MDF spacer that should allow the basket to clear to stock speaker cutout.

Civic96Lx
05-08-2007, 04:44 PM
...so something that will go over the speaker location and allow it to flush mount it.. what should i use to seal it up?? silicon??

Trey803
05-08-2007, 04:50 PM
You shouldnt have to seal it with anything except a little non-hardening model clay around the edges of the "baffle" Another way to increase the midbass is to cover you doors in a dampening material.

Prowler573
05-08-2007, 04:57 PM
am i loosing bass, do they have to be pretty sealed like a subwoofer would be... cuz i have some 6.5's in my doors and they dont go into my factory screw locations so i had to drill it in and it is a little tilted and not up against the back of the door...

I put 6.5" drivers in my front doors where the factocy location only allowed for a 4" speaker to reside.
Consequently I had to make a spacer to both allow it to sit flat against the door panel as well as allow for the backside of the driver to clear my window workings.

When I still used the OEM-sized speakers in the factory location ~

Before:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/prowler573/Front%20Stage/InfinityDrivDoor.jpg


After I went with 6.5" components (though these are not the components currently installed)
After:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/prowler573/Front%20Stage/DATMidBare.jpg

Grmanalishi
05-08-2007, 05:16 PM
Closed cell foam or a MDF baffle. If they are behind the door and not flush you might get reflections with the door panel. You may or may not notice a sound difference.

Civic96Lx
05-08-2007, 05:19 PM
how about this??

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-INSTALLBAY-XTC-UNIVERSAL-6-5-6-1-2-CAR-SPEAKER-BAFFLE_W0QQitemZ270118066422QQihZ017QQcategoryZ505 52QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotoh osting

how would this work??

Civic96Lx
05-08-2007, 07:58 PM
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///M5
05-09-2007, 08:11 PM
If your doors don't look like this
http://f5.putfile.com/6/17700570839.jpg
or this (without acoustic fabric, ensolite in this case)
http://f5.putfile.com/6/17700505681.jpg

You need to fill those holes, the MDF baffle is really helpful as well. Just bolting up speakers is a sure way to make them sound bad.