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Old 04-21-2003, 02:44   #1 (permalink)
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Positioning of front Splits

I have just got myself a set of MB Quart 6.5in splits for the front of my EF GLi. i got the 6.5s in the doors ok (bloody JB guy said they were 6ers and i didnt check) after some filing and drilling... now, i have the tweeters to attach, i was wondering what other people have done with tweeters? have they put them on the dash?

i have a couple of ideas..
1. make brackets to mount them on the windscreen pillers.
2. use velcro and attach them to the dash matt.

comments, suggestions?

oh and anyone got any fantastic ideas on where to put the crossovers? big fat chunky things they are..
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Old 04-22-2003, 00:19   #2 (permalink)
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does no one have any ideas? has anyone done this? or are you all using coaxial front speakers?
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you can get new a-pillar trims with tweeter grills already in them from ford for the AU and i think BA, dont know about the EF though

worth a look
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Old 04-22-2003, 01:29   #5 (permalink)
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What the hell is that out your window?

thats not a bad place to mount them..
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you can get new a-pillar trims with tweeter grills already in them from ford for the AU and i think BA, dont know about the EF though

worth a look
any idea who makes them? or where to get them?
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oh EFFalcon, with the wiring for those did you run that through the door rubber grommet thingy with the other wires? and or do you have the crossovers mounted in the door?

i was thinking of putting the crossovers in the centre console under the cup holders (i took the cup holders out and checked, there is heaps of room). the crossovers i have have 3 terminals, 0db, -3db and -6db. i was thinking that i could have a switch setup to select how loud the tweaters are.. havent played with splits before so i dunno how much the -3 and -6 will change them..
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...from ford for the AU and i think BA, dont know about the EF though
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go to your local spare parts dealer and see if they make em for EF
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Old 04-22-2003, 02:31   #9 (permalink)
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Have you thought about mounting the tweeters behind the air vents?

And I think they do make em for EF's, they are from Fairlanes/LTD's.

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They probably dont make them for the EF because there is spots in the dash right at the front for tweeters... but i'll check. ta for the tip.
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