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miker
12-30-2007, 10:31 PM
I am installing a 5.25, and a tweeter on either side...

The factory opening is meant for a 5.25" so that is no issue.. I'm just not sure exactly how to "deaden" it.. It is not in the door, and your CAN'T get behind the speaker VERY WELL.... in the sheet metal there is a cut out for a 5.25" speaker with holes for mounting, and a hole I can run wire up through... So I was wondering, what can I do back there? I think a ton of the sound gets lost in there... B/c it is a big hallow area, it's kinda hard to explain...

So right now what I am going to do is, MDF ring that screws into stock holes. (non- hardening clay, which side of MDF ring do I put it on?) and screw the speaker to the ring...

As for the tweeters... I'm not sure where they are going...

I should probably get pics of everything to get suggestion on placement, and so you guys can relate to my description (which I am sure probably makes no sense what-so-ever...)

Thanks.. Pics will come later tonight, or tomorrow morning..

dvrmstrng
12-30-2007, 10:32 PM
good thread.

2Tone
12-30-2007, 10:34 PM
they make foam speaker cups you can buy that will help and protect the speaker from weather

miker
12-30-2007, 10:35 PM
ahh... I hate that I sound so retarded.....

miker
12-30-2007, 11:36 PM
Ok... Here are some pictures... Buy I SERIOUSLY would like some input... Would be nice... Otherwise I'm just going to stuff some insulation back there... And I don't know what I am going to do with the tweeter...
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0970.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0971.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0972.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0974.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0975.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0976.jpg
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m304/TheKingCrabAtTheBaitShop/DSCN0977.jpg

miker
12-31-2007, 01:49 AM
bedtime bump..............................