|27/05/2005 15:58:21||jonny||I am looking for ideas on where to mount some front speakers, I am not going to cut the door panels, has anyone ever tried mountngin them into the little buckets?,
any ideas appreciated.
|27/05/2005 16:17:39||Senor Burt||I took the buckets out and mounted pod speakers in their place.|
|27/05/2005 17:00:29||Alistair||I used to prefer those naff wedge speakers that boy racers bolted to their Nova parcel shelves, chucked under the front seats. If I was feeling like doing the job properly I'd even screw them to the floor (!)|
|28/05/2005 22:22:17||john wyatt||The naff wedge ones are hard to come by nowadays, thanks for the ideas.|
|31/05/2005 12:41:34||Richard||Those buckets are right useful went your hose blows and you need to fill the rad with water from a lake.
Could try em were Al says or maybe under the dash.
|01/06/2005 00:00:56||Alistair||You could always make up a mount from sheet ally or even MDF to put some parcel shelf-mounted speakers under the seats ;-)|
|01/06/2005 13:26:00||Steve H||What's wrong with cutting the door panels? It is the obvious place, there is plenty of space, it looks neat and the hardboard is normally rotten anyway.|
|01/06/2005 16:40:25||john wyatt||My door panels are the best I have had an I am loath to put holes in them, as you say they are usually rotten but the ones I have are good.
|02/06/2005 11:26:35||Andrew||Hmmm I think I have naff wedge ones proudly mounted on my rear parcel shelf - but they are genuine 1970s so they're staying there (all I need now is a radio - apparently speakers work much better with one of those)|
|02/06/2005 16:35:12||71sonett||I used to have the following setup in my 96:
Front: 2 x 25mm tweeters + 1 x 25mm center speaker all surface mount (easy for installation and removal).
Rear: 2 x 10" MTX subwoofers, 2 x 5" two-way Clarion speakers. The system was powered by a clarion 4 x 50 watts Clarion amplifier and the subs had their very own 2 x 300 watts rms MTX amplifier.
Except for the 3 small tweeters there was nothing you could see of the system. The volume it produced was just epic, alltough sound staging was poor (almost no mid-tones in the front and to much mid and high tones in the back of the car).
|02/06/2005 23:31:40||Tom||andrew would u like a radio to go with your car? i have one i could sell to you. It is a proper saab one and maybe the sort you are looking for. Can take a pic and email it to you if ur interested|