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Old January 23rd, 2012, 02:42 PM
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speakers in sw doors

I see numerous pics of speakers mounted in sw doors. My stereo guru buddy says that if I instal speakers then the windows won't roll all the way down. Is this correct? Are there any better locations or anybody have any front sound system tips? Thanks!
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 03:02 PM
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Aren't the stock location of speakers for SW in the doors? Mine have rubber spacer between the door and the speaker that gives it space for the window to pass by. But again, this was how it came stock.

You can also put the speakers under the dash which I believe is how more modern D90's have them mounted.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 03:07 PM
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I see numerous pics of speakers mounted in sw doors. My stereo guru buddy says that if I instal speakers then the windows won't roll all the way down. Is this correct? Are there any better locations or anybody have any front sound system tips? Thanks!
Post a pic of your door currently - I'm curious.

Yes, door was the stock location.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 04:05 PM
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I had to use a 1" speaker spacer on mine so it would not hit the window inside the door; I also had to get different speakers since mine were too deep.

These SW doors are the single biggest improvement I have done to the 90 for winterization. I have not even used my AV drop curtain since I got these doors and I drive it regularly when temps are down near zero and below. The only drawback is less elbow room.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 06:59 PM
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Damn...good post. please post some pics as I am installing the full doors this week.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Guru? Hmmm... The NAS SW speaker came in the door. You will need the spacer that came with the NAS door panel to make them fit. I'm running JL Audio 6 / 1 components in the door without issue. The crossover is also hidden in there as well as a layer of Closed Cell Foam Decoupler and a layer of Mass Load Vinyl. Sounds pretty good.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 09:04 PM
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just to clarify, these doors were new w/o the speakers.
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 09:07 PM
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So were mine. You still need the spacer : )
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Old January 23rd, 2012, 10:07 PM
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yeah, I get that. thanks though.
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The doors look great. One suggestion I have is to use speakers with a hard plastic type grill over them. I put in a new pair with the standard metal mesh like grill cover and they are already dented up from my foot opening the door.
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Old January 24th, 2012, 08:27 AM
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good call! thanks.
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James,
What product did you use that was the closed cell foam. How do you like it? New doors are in the not too distant future for me, so I'll be going thru the same conversion.

Thanks in advance!
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Old January 25th, 2012, 09:35 PM
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James,
What product did you use that was the closed cell foam. How do you like it? New doors are in the not too distant future for me, so I'll be going thru the same conversion.

Thanks in advance!
Aaron,

I sent you a PM.

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Any chance someone could measure how far the speaker is from the front and bottom of a rollup door?
And do any on the screws from the woofer part grab metal? Or is it all just screwed into the door car.
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Guru? Hmmm... The NAS SW speaker came in the door. You will need the spacer that came with the NAS door panel to make them fit. I'm running JL Audio 6 / 1 components in the door without issue. The crossover is also hidden in there as well as a layer of Closed Cell Foam Decoupler and a layer of Mass Load Vinyl. Sounds pretty good.
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I see numerous pics of speakers mounted in sw doors. My stereo guru buddy says that if I instal speakers then the windows won't roll all the way down. Is this correct? Are there any better locations or anybody have any front sound system tips? Thanks!
You'll need some kind of spacer.
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Location is in the following thread

http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...hlight=speaker
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awesome , Thanks Dave and Ed
I have the spacers
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Where did you guys purchase your NAS speaker door spacers?
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i just got a set from crutchfield, i'll let you know how they work out
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