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    So i measured my stock speaker size today

    I took off my door panel and measured the max diameter and depth. The diameter was 5 3/8 inches and the depth won't matter because there was plenty of room behind there. I want to fit new components in the stock hole without modifying it because this will be my first time and i want to be able to put the stock ones back in someday if i have to. When i look at 6.5" speakers the mounting diameter bigger that 5 3/8 on alot of the models i was looking at. So i guess i can either pick my component set from momos, new type rs, or 06 type xs. Or could i make a adapter out of mdf and if so how would i do this? I think making mdf pieces might push the speaker out enough to touch the stock grill. How do you guys fit speakers like the crystal sscs with a mounting diameter of 5.75"?



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Fiberglass door pods.

    or get some 5.25" mids with tweets somewhere else.




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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    If 3/4" is too big, try 1/2" MDF, 1/4" hardboard or even 1/8" hardboard and then use some modeling clay to seal it up...



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Quote Originally Posted by lrgnation View Post
    Fiberglass door pods.

    or get some 5.25" mids with tweets somewhere else.
    I think fiberglassing is way over my head. And i thought about 5.25" but i would like to have good midbass.



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Quote Originally Posted by j3bus2k3 View Post
    If 3/4" is too big, try 1/2" MDF, 1/4" hardboard or even 1/8" hardboard and then use some modeling clay to seal it up...
    Where could i buy hardboard?



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Menard's!












    (edit: Menards is like Home Depot or Lowe's but only in Midwest. I noticed he was in Iowa so that's why I suggested it.)
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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Quote Originally Posted by hondarider View Post
    Where could i buy hardboard?
    home depot or lowes will have it near lumber...



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Is hardboard the same stuff that they make clipboards out of?



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Quote Originally Posted by Schuey2002 View Post
    Is hardboard the same stuff that they make clipboards out of?
    looks like it but clipboards must have some sort of resin in them to give them they're strength...



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    yeah a sheet of hardboard at home depot. its like 2x4' is about 2.50$




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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    More than likely, your mounting diameter is really 5 5/8. It's the standard mounting diameter for a 6 inch speaker. Some "6.5 inch" speakers are really 6 inch speakers with an oversized lip on the basket, and can be mounting in those stock locations. Aura RPM Stage 2 6000s and MTX Dome Axial 6.5" speakers come to mind.

    (My Taurus uses the same standard. It's friggin annoying.)




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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    Quote Originally Posted by Raven View Post
    More than likely, your mounting diameter is really 5 5/8. It's the standard mounting diameter for a 6 inch speaker. Some "6.5 inch" speakers are really 6 inch speakers with an oversized lip on the basket, and can be mounting in those stock locations. Aura RPM Stage 2 6000s and MTX Dome Axial 6.5" speakers come to mind.

    (My Taurus uses the same standard. It's friggin annoying.)
    So you think that a speaker with 5 5/8 mounting diameter would actually fit?



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    Re: So i measured my stock speaker size today

    I'm 90% sure it's a 5 5/8 mounting diameter, the other 10% says it's a custom sized stock speaker I've never seen before and you'll have to fabricate a mount on your own (Difficulty: Easy).

    If you're getting speakers from a local dealer, just ask if you can test fit one to make sure it works.




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