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    Where to mount tweeters

    I'm contemplating where to mount my tweeters. I have a 2004 Ford Taurus WITHOUT the stock tweeter housing (I may just try and get the housings at a junkyard and use them)

    I don't really want to do any major modifications to the car as I'll probably be putting the stock audio system back in when I get my next car.







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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    Close to eye level if you can




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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    spheres



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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

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    spheres
    Hey man I dont suppose you could make me a set for my PHD's could you?




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    Re: Where to mount tweeters



    Seriously, though, you want at least two inches above the tallest part of your dash and in spheres would be ideal.



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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    Sail panels for some nice width =]



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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    i'm still a huge fan of rearview mirror mounting and you can get a junk yard mirror for uber cheap



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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    Quote Originally Posted by ge_off_me View Post
    Sail panels for some nice width =]
    Thats where mine are... BTW if I can get these **** subs and components sold Ill get that competition set you have




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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    i'll make spheres for whomever. my prices are fair. all depends on the tweeter and it's available mounting (or ability to be removed from oversized mounts). tweeters with flexible mounting options usually work best since you get down to a small housing.

    ---------- Post added at 02:04 AM ---------- Previous post was at 02:03 AM ----------

    sail panels are a bit too low for my liking, but yes, width is good.



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    Quote Originally Posted by keep_hope_alive View Post
    i'll make spheres for whomever. my prices are fair. all depends on the tweeter and it's available mounting (or ability to be removed from oversized mounts). tweeters with flexible mounting options usually work best since you get down to a small housing.

    ---------- Post added at 02:04 AM ---------- Previous post was at 02:03 AM ----------

    sail panels are a bit too low for my liking, but yes, width is good.
    I will send you pics of mine to see what we can do... They may be a big pain in the *** so I may have to go another route




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    sure, i'll let you know what your options are for fabrication.



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    Quote Originally Posted by keep_hope_alive View Post
    sure, i'll let you know what your options are for fabrication.
    FB be easier for you?




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    FB be easier for you?
    whatever is fine.

    FYI, these would make excellent tweeters for spheres
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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    Quote Originally Posted by keep_hope_alive View Post
    whatever is fine.

    FYI, these would make excellent tweeters for spheres
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    Re: Where to mount tweeters

    FYI, this is what i'm running up in the dash stock tweeter locations along with my Vifa's in spheres.
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