[s-cars] Fw: front speaker swap
tdfeller at comcast.net
Thu Nov 6 22:08:19 EST 2003
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I installed 5" Focal components. I put the tweeters in the unused
location in the door. For the woofers I add to cut off one of the four
mounting ears and then open up the original opening in the door panel.
Of course, I did not use the Bose waveguide setup. I then covered the
area around the speaker with Dynamat. I retained the stock Bose grilles
so every thing looks stock. I had to build brackets to mount the
crossovers in the door.
I have Focal 130's in the front with Focal Polyglass 690 CV in the rear
under the Bose covers. An Alpine 9813 deck and an Alpine CHA-S634 CD
changer mounted in the truck where the phone module was. I have an Xtant
A4004T amp mounted on the trunk panel between the trunk and the
And IMHO the system kicks any Bose's butt plus with MP3's I can carry
over a 1000 tracks.
(92 S4 VMAP, MTM stage 1 from Steve Eiche)
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2003 07:18:52 -0500
Subject: RE:[s-cars] Fw: front speaker swap
From: Matt Russell <skippertgore at hotmail.com>
To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Cc: <smarinello at charter.net>
On 11/5/03 7:30 PM, Steve wrote:
> Message: 7
>> For those of you who have replaced the Bose system in the urS4/6
>> cars, how did you do the front speakers? They seem to be rather
>> unusual custom three-point mounted 4 1/2" speakers...certainly bigger
>> than a 4" and
>> than a 5". I planned to use 4" speakers in there and thought I'd run
>> it by the list. Did you make a mounting template?
BTDT, Steve - but no template available, sorry!
Mounted the in there best I could and filled them with some foam type
stuff (tape, IIRC). I think I used a 4" component set, but I'd have to
check. Been a while... The stock grills will clear the new speakers, but
it was a bit tight putting them back together, I can shoot you a couple
pics of list, if you like.
92 s4 - with Pioneer, Boston, and Rockford.
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