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IgnoreMe
06-19-2010, 02:28 PM
got a new ride, 2006 frontier crew cab. need some speakers to pop in there, but im having an issue. last two vehicles the speakers were about halfway up in the doors so i just installed speakers in the factory locations and went to town.

the frontier has the speakers at the utmost bottom of the door and a set of tweeters up in the dash. ive always heard tweets in the dash firing at the glass was a ****** thing to do. and with the mids being ****ing feet upon feet from the tweets, it breaks another rule.

so what should i do?

1) coaxially mount comps in the stock locations (legs would get in the way, no clear "line of sight" if you will)
or
2) mids in doors, tweets in dash (tweets in the dash? honestly?)

dont really want to cut into door panels on a "new" car just yet, just to mount some tweets only to find out it still sounds like **** with the mids so low.

nor do i want to do kicks. honestly, this car doesnt seem very audio friendly. im almost scared to purchase a set of $500 speakers when they wont sound any better than some cheap **** due to my installation limitations.

brynm
06-20-2010, 02:18 AM
I've got a car with a similar layout (mids low, tweets at base of windshield), I've been happy with the way it sounds.

hatedonmostly
06-20-2010, 02:34 AM
My mids are low as well, and sound fine. My suggestion is to pick up a second set of pillars at a junkyard or on eBay, and fiberglass them for tweeters.

Bumpin' Goalie
06-20-2010, 02:43 AM
My mids are low as well, and sound fine. My suggestion is to pick up a second set of pillars at a junkyard or on eBay, and fiberglass them for tweeters.

You and junkyards. Seriously, get a room.

Lol.

hatedonmostly
06-20-2010, 02:47 AM
You and junkyards. Seriously, get a room.

Lol.

umad? ;)

Bumpin' Goalie
06-20-2010, 02:54 AM
umad? ;)

mejealous :(

junkyards don't have presents for me often.

hatedonmostly
06-20-2010, 02:57 AM
mejealous :(

junkyards don't have presents for me often.

Me either, honestly. For some reason, 10 year old American trucks are hard to find in Detroit :confused:

IgnoreMe
06-20-2010, 04:56 AM
I've got a car with a similar layout (mids low, tweets at base of windshield), I've been happy with the way it sounds.


My mids are low as well, and sound fine. My suggestion is to pick up a second set of pillars at a junkyard or on eBay, and fiberglass them for tweeters.

hmm ok, ive always been told that firing tweets off the windshield is no good but if you guys say it sounds good to you then maybe i should just go for it then. thanks doods.

keep_hope_alive
06-20-2010, 05:01 AM
there is a difference between firing them off the windshield and mounting them in the apillars. you can aim them wherever you want - the key is getting stage height.

Bfeisty
06-21-2010, 12:09 AM
If I ever want to get anything for a car such as starters, apillars, ect ect I usually go to Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market (http://www.car-parts.com) it is a site that most salvage yards use to trade amongst themselves. I have saved tones of money for friends and family there and most places will ship right to your house.