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Old 03-21-2004, 01:56   #1 (permalink)
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What are the best spacers to use? i have a custom made 1" MDF parcel shelf here that im gonna put in my XF, but it already has holes cut for 6"x9"s... and because of my gas tank i cant drop them straight in...

i have seen some plastic ones from strathfield... is is there anything better?

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Old 03-21-2004, 15:20   #2 (permalink)
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We often use fibreglass ‘Pro Pods’ for a cheap effective alternative. If you have a look on our website down the bottom of the front page you’ll see the two image files:

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Re: Spacers...

You can get wooden ones covered in vinyl. I have a set holding my 6x9's in the parcel shelf.

BUT, with a gas tank in the back, I doubt a pre-made spacer will help. I had 6x9's in the back of my old 85' XF and that was on gas. I ended up making my own spacers to put them in, you have to angle them otherwise they won't go in because of the back window.

Either that, or get some fibreglassing done, something that will just sit on top of your mdf parcel shelf.
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i made some for my last XF cause my gas tank got in the way. just made them out of a fat block of wood. i was told that wooden ones will make the speakers sound heaps better than crappy plastic- cause the plastic causes heaps of vibrations.
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make it urself very easy to do go out and get some mdf from hardware stores be about 10 bucks and cut away with jigsaw get some vinyl or carpet whateva ur to ur liking and cover it then screw the spacers onto ur mdf shelf
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