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Re: [Fwd: 200tq front speaker replacement]

Dan -

I don't know how to remove that speaker, but if you haven't yet, you may
want to consider what you're replacing it with. If your chief complaint
with the current speakers is their volume, compared to the other
speakers in the car, then you're looking for a speaker with higher
sensitivity. That's the rating of sound output per unit of input
power--I think it's usually listed as dB/watt. ~90 dB/W is pretty
sensitive, maybe 94 is very sensitive, and below 90 is considered not
all that sensitive. (Someone please correct me if I've forgotten normal
values.) Of course you don't know what the sensitivity of the factory
speaker is, but you can at least choose replacements that have a high

- Wallace
  '87 5kcstq 150k

> From: Daniel Hussey <GY3WSX@vm.sc.edu>
>       I was in Best Buy yesterday and picked up a pair of Sony XS 3.5" speakers
> for the front of my 200tq. Like $29 (not a huge investment), but I'm hoping
> they will improve the overall sound in the car.  Right now it sounds very
> unbalanced and a lot more sound comes from the rear.  Adjusting the fader
> doesn't help this; it only makes it worse.  The front speakers just are weak!
>       So, I hope these new speakers will help out a little and bring more sound
> up front.  So, this afternoon I pulled the speaker grille off, unscrewed the
> plate underneath, and then loostened the one nut holding one end of the speaker
> in place.  Only problem....the other one is under some other part and I can't
> see how to get to it.  Any advice shy of breaking the old speaker????  Any
> advice on how to get the other end out???  How do I lossten that nut (or is
> there one?)  I can't see it!  Any help would be great.  Thanks.
>       Later,
>       Dan
>       '90 200tq