Dash Speaker

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  1. Craig Selvey

    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    Honestly....I think you will find that it won't sound to good. 1982 technology won't cut it these days. Factory radios were bad back in the 80's. Today's factory radios are sooooo much better.

    If you like the "look"...you can get a modern radio receiver/headunit installed inside that radio....but it ain't cheap.
     
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    True but I can always upgrade later after the rest of the car is done. This will do for now. May not be able to hear it over the exhaust anyway! LOL
     
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    I ordered the speaker from cj pony parts. Good price, free shipping.
     
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    In my dad's 1964 Buick convertible, we left the factory AM radio (had B U I C K across the 5 pushbuttons, so cool) and installed a headunit, amp and CD changer in the trunk. The AM radio was wired to the single rear seat speaker (in the middle) and the new unit had 2 speakers up front (tucked away) and 2 6x9's in boxes right behind the rear seat. The head unit has a wired remote (like the ones used on boats for transom control). Best of both worlds.
     
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    Guy that had mine before started ..using a chisel I think to make room for speakers.... yeah I want to fix it back to stock as I can't find kick panels lol.:huh: Interesting how this topic will never go away , but everyone actually is posting in a 7 year old thread about audio still.
     
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    Yo Big, pm me about kick panels
     
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    Hi!
    I'm about to instal a stereo car radio so those dual speakers would be perfect to keep the car looking stock!
    Just one question, would I need to take the dashboard out / appart to instal them? Or is there some easy access / way of doing it?
    Thanks.
     
  9. Craig Selvey

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    Dash will NOT need to come out. All is accessable from under the dash. A little more work is required if the car is a Factory AC car, as the blower motor assembly will have to be removed.
     
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    I removed the radio and package tray and was able to reach up and remove/install.
     
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    ok, thanks for your answers, I have factory AC on the car so I'm getting ready for a bit more work ;)
     
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    The AC Blower motor is pretty easy to remove. There is a nut inside the blower housing (in the hole that blows down toward the floor). Remove this nut then rotate the housing and it comes right off.
     
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    cool! thanks for the tip.
     
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    They look nice. How much the entire system costs you?
     
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    Since there are a ton more 5x7 SVC speakers I will probably just use a 4 channel amp andbridge the front channel. Then obviously turn the gain down up front so it doesn't overpower the rears. They make a lot of 5 channel amps these days that are small but usually dont push a ton of wattage to a subwoofer. I love the infinity kappa 5 amp for sound quality.
     

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