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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

I have a spare speaker harness. I could cut the connectors from the harness, splice them into the factory wires then plug them into the speaker spades. Make sense?
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

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I have a spare speaker harness. I could cut the connectors from the harness, splice them into the factory wires then plug them into the speaker spades. Make sense?
Yup makes sense to me! I'm surprised no soldering junkies have hi-jacked this thread...
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Haha that's why I didn't want to splice because I don't want to solder and I don't have a soldering iron lol.
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Haha that's why I didn't want to splice because I don't want to solder and I don't have a soldering iron lol.
Soldering is a PITA, especially in the closed quarters of a car. I've been using the insulated butt connectors for all my radio harnesses for my last 5 or 6 vehicles, including ones subjected to a bunch of vibration abuse (rock crawlers and mudders) and have yet to have a single crimped connection come apart on me. Rule of thumb: crimp it, tug at it, then tug at it again. If the connection doesn't budge or spin, it's staying put for good.
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Lol I'm going to try it out this weekend
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Good luck friend.
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Preciate it!
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

Brentwoodkris- I tackle the dash speakers today. It wasn't too bad except for the fact that there was no room to work with and my wires didn't want to be stripped. But with some patience and your help I got through it. Thanks!
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Brentwoodkris- I tackle the dash speakers today. It wasn't too bad except for the fact that there was no room to work with and my wires didn't want to be stripped. But with some patience and your help I got through it. Thanks!
No problem bud. Glad you got it done. How do they sound now? I didn't think there was a lack of room, but I have long/skinny fingers that makes working in tight spaces pretty easy.

I also just came in from working on the Jeep. Installed a SRT8 stock CAI into it today.
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

^^ nice on the CAI! they sound great. It really brings it all together. I just had trouble manuevering the wires and my tools. Oh well I got it done!
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

I have a question about the 6x9's. I tried putting them in today and noticed that they sit a little too deep inside. They need to be spaced out about 1/2".

My question is, how for can I space out the 6x9's in the front doors?
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Re: Stock Speaker Upgrade

I'd probably put the door panel on without the speaker and stick something through the holes of the speaker guard, like a tooth pick or a long match, to the inner metal panel, rhen mark it off and measure that way. Seems odd but it should do the job
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