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    Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    In my car the stock size is 6x8 I was wondering if there's a way to put 6x9 somehow?
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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    haha can a square fit in a round hole? reverse mount the 6x9's? that'll look crappy but......... i'd fit a pair of 6" splits or coax in a 6x8 spacer plate. (heads up 6x9's ****)




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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    The real question is why? Yea if anything you should be making 6.5s fit in the 6x8 hole





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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    You'd have to do some cutting or build spacers. And if you're having to go to that trouble... think 8".




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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    Quote Originally Posted by phemps View Post
    The real question is why? Yea if anything you should be making 6.5s fit in the 6x8 hole
    i have also been told this but i dont know why if i have the same speaker one being a 6x8 and one being a 6.5 why would the 6.5 be a better choice would i really hear the difference between the two




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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    Quote Originally Posted by d77543020 View Post
    i have also been told this but i dont know why if i have the same speaker one being a 6x8 and one being a 6.5 why would the 6.5 be a better choice would i really hear the difference between the two
    The main reason is a wider selection of 6.5" speakers. Sometimes it's followed up with or replaced by the myth that you have to have a round speaker to get good sound quality, which is bogus.

    6x9s are quite a bit bigger than 6x8s. Also, your mounting depth is likely a problem for fitting a 6x9.




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    Re: Is it possible to put 6x9 speaker in a 6x8 baffle?

    So, can I take out the factory plastic baffle (6x8) put in a MDF baffle(6.5)?




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