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    After some advice for a sub for my Mazda 6

    Started by Bedesv at 02-04-20, 06:25 PM

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  2. daBee

    Junior Member
    3 Weeks Ago #2

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    I took some pictures of the mount, which is the difficult part. But first, some new observations:
    - single feed line for full range
    - 4" speaker (100 mm)
    - 56 mm depth of OEM unit
    The mount is the issue here. It's not standard. Can I just drill this and use flange foam tape to seal it?
    Can anybody suggest some options?

    Cheers

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  3. Chris from Washington

    Shitters full!
    3 Weeks Ago #3

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    Quote Originally Posted by daBee View Post
    I took some pictures of the mount, which is the difficult part. But first, some new observations:
    - single feed line for full range
    - 4" speaker (100 mm)
    - 56 mm depth of OEM unit
    The mount is the issue here. It's not standard. Can I just drill this and use flange foam tape to seal it?
    Can anybody suggest some options?

    Cheers

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    IMG_6206.jpg

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    Are you trying to mount your new speakers into that plastic holder?
    You have a couple options, you can try and modify that bezel and adapt it to fit your new speakers.
    Or you can try and create your own mounting bracket mount your speaker to that, and then mount the assy to the car in teh factory spot.

  4. daBee

    Junior Member
    3 Weeks Ago #4

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris from Washington View Post
    Are you trying to mount your new speakers into that plastic holder?
    You have a couple options, you can try and modify that bezel and adapt it to fit your new speakers.
    Or you can try and create your own mounting bracket mount your speaker to that, and then mount the assy to the car in teh factory spot.
    Yes, there is no option. That mount/enclosure I have to use. Making a mount is something I don't want to do. I don't have the time, the tools, nor the patience. I can modify the current mount, which is perfectly good, but I have to find a way of tapping into it. I just don't know the tools or methods used by those in the know. But other forums are sending some ideas.

    Cheers

  5. Chris from Washington

    Shitters full!
    3 Weeks Ago #5

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    Just watched the video, looks like he put some type of ring inside the opening so his upgraded speaker doesn't fall through.
    Is that correct? I wonder if something like that could be 3d printed?

  6. daBee

    Junior Member
    3 Weeks Ago #6

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    I think so. Some kind of rubber gasket that's white. I bought some black stuff today. 3D printing is something I am somewhat chasing, but I've ordered speakers that seem to fit. I'll re-assess when the speakers get here.

    The plot thickens...

  7. Chris from Washington

    Shitters full!
    3 Weeks Ago #7

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    wonder if you can make something like this work?
    Front Door Speaker Adapter for BMW vehicles by holdestmade - Thingiverse

    there are a few different templates on Thingiverse

  8. daBee

    Junior Member
    3 Weeks Ago #8

    Default Re: Convertible Speaker Replacement

    Well, that's a last resort. Someone else on another forum recommended aluminum as well. But I've ordered some speakers that might be compatible with the current setup and some gasket. So I will have to wait for delivery.

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