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    Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    As you might know, I have a 1988 Ford Taurus "Pimp" Wagon. I'm in the process of making it more pimp than ever. This summer I want to get some nice components, but i'm debating whether it would be better to mount them in the doors or in kicks.

    My two major concerns are that the seats are kind of high up and it would take some clever positioning to aim them properly, and that on the driver's side... the e-brake is where the kick-panel would be located.

    So, please look at these pics and tell me if it would be possible at all to make kicks or whether i should just mount them in the doors. sorry for the bad lighting


    passenger side is clear


    notice the e-brake, its kind of hard to see under my 8-ball key chain


    better to mount them in the doors?



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    you could build the baffles or a baffle, then place it there and see if you would clear, I bet you could move it around and arrange it that you could get it to fit, Dunno if you could still get good imaging tho . But im gonna be tryin to do the same thing in a plymouth neon with a manual transmission.



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Have you thought about putting 6.5 or higer midbass drivers in the doors and use a horn under the dash???



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by SPL140.2
    Have you thought about putting 6.5 or higer midbass drivers in the doors and use a horn under the dash???
    no. can you explain that for me?



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by SSS 18734
    no. can you explain that for me?

    That is another option for great sq instead of the kicks. Crystal, MB quart has super quality horns.



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by SPL140.2
    That is another option for great sq instead of the kicks. Crystal, MB quart has super quality horns.
    okay, but like what are they? Are they expensive?



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by SSS 18734
    okay, but like what are they? Are they expensive?
    search for horn loaded compression drivers in a search engine. Some are depending on brand. The sound of the horns is amazing



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by SPL140.2
    search for horn loaded compression drivers in a search engine. Some are depending on brand. The sound of the horns is amazing
    allright ill look into that. Thanks bro



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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    is that your power wire I see by your feet?




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    Re: Is my car a good candidate for kickpanels?

    Quote Originally Posted by DBfan187
    is that your power wire I see by your feet?
    looks cool doesnt it?



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