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Old 12-23-2002, 01:06 PM   #1
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My brother is replacing the front speakers on his 92 Bonneville, with the 5.25" components in the doors, and he is trying to figure out how to mount them in there correctly. He got the door all apart just fine, BUT when you try to mount the new speakers to the mount, there is like a quarter inch, to a half inch gap between the speaker, and the plastic it should meet up with. If the speaker isn't sealed off, it is going to sound like crap. So, what are you supposed to do to get the speaker flat against the plastic infront of it?
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You can buy speaker rings or try and make rings out of MDF to bring the speaker closer to the panel. Or the other option that I know is to go custom.
Click on select products, Then on fiberglass acc. One quick question. If you are trying to bring the speaker out more, why didnt you guys go with the 6 1/2" components? Not flamin just curious.

http://www.selectproducts.com/frameindex.htm
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If you are trying to bring the speaker out more, why didnt you guys go with the 6 1/2" components? Not flamin just curious.

http://www.selectproducts.com/frameindex.htm
that is probably a good question. I think the main reason was that he got the 5.25'* from somebody for an early Christmas present.
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i put a pair of rockford 5.25 components in the front door of my 94 bonneville and i found that i had to cut away at the door panel that was behind the plastic speaker grille in order to fit the 5.25 the tweeter and the little crossoveral back there i think the best way to do it is to custom the whole thing. make it sturdy though if u don't secure everything it will rattle like hell and make sure u put the door panel back on all the way and don't break clips cause that will also rattle a lot. they will sound good though if it is all done right
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I"m currently working on wedging a set of Infinity perfect 6.1 components in my doors. It will fit fine, I just have to make some custom brackets out of wood. I will take pictures as I do it.


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