speaker size replacement

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  1. TLBaller

    TLBaller New Member

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    Can I replace my stock 6.5" speakers for 7" w/o cutting into the metal of my car door?? I came across some elemental design 7" eu700 and want to rock those. Thanks
     
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    ull have to install a madder daddy
     
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    depends on the speaker basket
     
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    are you drunk?
     
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    Make a spacer.
     
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    lol its a joke, nvm :hs:
     
  7. TLBaller

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    you mean speaker rings?

    I plan on cutting out the back of that factory speaker basket so the magnet can protrude further. I am just worried about the .5 difference of the 7" speaker. This is going into a 97 acura tl.
     
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    I really don't think it will fit, the screw holes probably won't match up. I installed 7" speakers in my old 2001 GTi which has stock 6.5" speakers and had to make MDF spacer rings.
     
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    :hsugh: :hsugh: :hsugh:

    self tapping screws**
     
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    Ok, not to mention that the speaker will probably not sit flush against the door due to the basket size being larger than the hole, that was my experience anyway. I simply doubt it will work without modification.
     
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    Not to be a dick, but did you see my first post?
     
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    Got pics?

    Take out the stock speaker basket and make MDF rings so you screw the ring onto the door, then the speaker onto the ring.
     
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    Not to be a dick, but did you need to comment on my earlier post if you already understood what I meant and were thinking the same thing yourself? Of course he could use self tapping screws if the basket fits.
     
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    look at my FIRST post skipper.

    first post, not second.
     
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    veonake OnT poster, OT lurker

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    Sigh, I did look at your first post and I was referring to it in my reply. Your post was pointing out the same thing I was pointing out, yet you assumed I couldn't think of self-tapping screws, which are obvious if the basket fits. What's the point of arguing over this?
     
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    yeah there is no point :)

    so the answer is no?
     
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    yes you can. apparently it will require a "madder" or a "madder daddy".



    :mepoke:

    but seriously, put the speaker in the door, see how far off it sits with no spacer. it could be as little as .25" if so, just take one of the speaker grilles, pop out the mesh and use it as a template to cut out a mounting plate.
     
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    not a bad idea! thanks!@
     
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