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    Kick Panels... :sigh:

    http://www.soundillusions.net/sites/...sc/KickPanels/

    That's what I have to work with...please excuse the picture quality in some of the pictures, I was in a hurry and don't have steady hands.

    Would like to keep the kicks to the outside, closest to the door, as possible...but there is VERY little room as you can tell....very little room for them to work.

    Any brilliant suggestions? Remember, I really dont want these things to look out of place (and we're doing nothing to my doors )

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    looks like you can create a pillar-type kick panel with the speaker firing either horizontally or you can even do a little bit of work and fire them towards the face of the driver.



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    How would you go about that on the drivers side, without relocating the e-brake?

    I think they are a no go.

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    Originally posted by ss3079
    How would you go about that on the drivers side, without relocating the e-brake?

    I think they are a no go.

    - Steve
    hmm dunno what to tell you without haveing anything really bulky or out of place...
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    Originally posted by mattj
    hmm dunno what to tell you without haveing anything really bulky or out of place...
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    Yeah, I know...

    Guess I'll just have to live with the 4x6's in the dash

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    Originally posted by ss3079
    Yeah, I know...

    Guess I'll just have to live with the 4x6's in the dash

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    what a kick in the nuts! OWNED!




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    Did you look under the carpet to see whats forming your dead pedal area.
    Usually its just some sheet metal, with a little patience you could prpobably cut them out...and get rewarded with a wider soundstage, by having the kicks even further away from you.

    I suspect that you got alot of room under the deadpedal.

    Maybe you could snap a couple of pics with the carpet removed......



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    When my wife gets home, sure...no prob...I'll pull it up and have a look.

    Though I really dont want to be doing any sort of cutting...

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    Originally posted by ss3079
    When my wife gets home, sure...no prob...I'll pull it up and have a look.

    Though I really dont want to be doing any sort of cutting...

    - Steve
    dang man just wait! i know you have room under that e-brake if it's the same model as my jimmy is. like i said i've got q-logic kicks that are gonna be resined and sealed very soon

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    Originally posted by bumpin_blazer
    dang man just wait! i know you have room under that e-brake if it's the same model as my jimmy is. like i said i've got q-logic kicks that are gonna be resined and sealed very soon

    adam

    Yeah just get some q-logic kicks.



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    Pre-fab kick panels? In my vehicle? Hell no..."custom everything guy" here.

    No fiberglass door panels... No modifications to the door allowed.

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    As long as we're cutting metal and fiberglassing new doorpanels , might as well go buy your self a pair of 8" woofers and a matchin 3 way component set. :p



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    What kind of automobile is it there steve ? I think I see enough room.



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    Originally posted by ramos
    What kind of automobile is it there steve ? I think I see enough room.
    91' S-10 Blazer 4dr 4x4...

    I'm gonna go outside after, tape off a little area...throw a 6.5" speaker there and see if anything is possible...

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