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Old 10-06-2005, 07:59 PM   #1
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I need to remove my front door panels to replace the speaker..how do I go about doing this? =/

BTW...counting on the audio experts on this question, are Orion speakers good? I got some 5.25" componenets off ebay for $120 (absolute cheapest I found them). http://www.orioncaraudio.com/component/pseries.asp

Also, will amping the speakers eliminate some distortion?
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this should be in audio but what ever

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=74
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and amping the speakers will help them since they are 100 RMS they handle a good amount of power.
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this should be in audio but what ever

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=74
for the Door panel
I _highly_ recommended buying a door panel removal tool; it'll pay for itself in not-broken panels and fasteners real quick.

It'* like an oversized screwdriver with a flat, forked tip that goes under the shoulders of the panel retainer pins, and lets you pry them straight out instead of at an angle. Most car places and Sears Hardware, etc. will have them. (Not to be confused with the really wide, flat thing used for popping the recessed C-clips from behind manual window cranks.)

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this should be in audio but what ever

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=74
for the Door panel
I _highly_ recommended buying a door panel removal tool; it'll pay for itself in not-broken panels and fasteners real quick.

It'* like an oversized screwdriver with a flat, forked tip that goes under the shoulders of the panel retainer pins, and lets you pry them straight out instead of at an angle. Most car places and Sears Hardware, etc. will have them. (Not to be confused with the really wide, flat thing used for popping the recessed C-clips from behind manual window cranks.)

-- Andy
Could you possible get my a pic? I work at a dealership (I'm there now, actually) and I could probably find one.

Thanks!
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I _highly_ recommended buying a door panel removal tool; it'll pay for itself in not-broken panels and fasteners real quick.

It'* like an oversized screwdriver with a flat, forked tip that goes under the shoulders of the panel retainer pins, and lets you pry them straight out instead of at an angle. Most car places and Sears Hardware, etc. will have them. (Not to be confused with the really wide, flat thing used for popping the recessed C-clips from behind manual window cranks.)

-- Andy
Could you possible get my a pic? I work at a dealership (I'm there now, actually) and I could probably find one.

Thanks!
Sure. As I said, they should be widely available; here'* a typical one that looks pretty similar to my own:

http://www.autotoys.com/pics/doorpan...tooldeluxe.jpg
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