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6x9 install pics #1649808
04/04/2021 21:40
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Does anyone have any install pics of 6x9's in rear panel using an MDF adapter? I'm struggling to work out how it's done due to the shape of the panel not being flat.

Re: 6x9 install pics [Re: Morrison] #1649823
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There are some on the forum:
https://www.fiatcoupeclub.org/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=606297

I did mine recently. I had to drill two holes for each speaker and used sound deadening tape to seal the hole. I did not make a mdf frame.

Last edited by jaaps2; 05/04/2021 17:17.

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Re: 6x9 install pics [Re: Morrison] #1649856
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Thanks Jaaps, I'd found that thread but wasn't sure that the speakers would be twisted by the shape of the bodywork.

My hand has been forced slightly in that the front speakers I've bought will be too big so they're going in the rear now.

Back to the drawing board!

Re: 6x9 install pics [Re: Morrison] #1649863
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Mark.

A 6.5" speaker on an mdf mount sits very nicely in the lower aperture behind the trim and finish the area off with sound mat or flashing tape. Definitely makes a big difference.

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Re: 6x9 install pics [Re: Morrison] #1649871
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Originally Posted by Morrison
Thanks Jaaps, I'd found that thread but wasn't sure that the speakers would be twisted by the shape of the bodywork.

My hand has been forced slightly in that the front speakers I've bought will be too big so they're going in the rear now.

Back to the drawing board!


I mounted mine exactly like that and no twisting, but you need to fill the holes with lead tape or something like that


20VT, build in 1997, first used in 1998
https://youtu.be/mI0jZIIBc2w
20VT6 plus, build in 1999

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