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Bought these speakers, do I need anything else for install? (w pics)

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by SlimDigg, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Jan 25, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    SlimDigg

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    Bought these babies a while back, haven't had time to install. According to the Infinity website, they should be good to go. I have a 2001 DC. I don't want to tear the door apart only to find out I need pieces or the speakers won't work.

    Do I have all the pieces to make this install happen? (besides the tools)

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  2. Jan 25, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    not much help if you need anything else but those speakers are awesome!!! your gonna love them, thats all i ever buy, had them in both my old trucks, in our boat and now in our trailer. it hits the highs really well too, nice and crisp
     
  3. Jan 25, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    I'm debating whether to hit the little +3db switch on the tweeter? Once they are installed there is no going back ;)
     
  4. Jan 25, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    hah do it!
     
  5. Jan 26, 2011 at 2:07 AM
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    undercover tonneau ,bug deflector, removal of all tacoma emblems added a set of component speakers behind the rear seat egr in channel window visors
    that appears to be all you need for the install .good luck
     
  6. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    Thank you very much, I think this one post gave me t he confidence boost I need. Lord knows I wouldn't be very happy if I tore my door apart and the speakers don't fit.
     
  7. Jan 26, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    I think at least a set of 3/4" speaker mounting adapters to install them.
     
  8. Jan 26, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    Won't the black rings in picture 3 do the trick?
     
  9. Jan 26, 2011 at 2:33 PM
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    I just realized you have a 2001, which I haven't installed in. I looked up the size, which is 5 1/4" factory. Just guessing, but unless the bare metal hole is large enough to accommodate that 6 1/2" speaker, probably not. You will have to raise the speaker (specifically the flange) off the door panel to allow for the speaker to "drop in the hole". Or, you could make the hole bigger. Did you check for mounting depth clearances as well? Do you even have enough depth to mount it without an additional mounting ring?

    I am not a professional, just an enthusiast. I am just trying to help you out before you go to install and get pissed.
     
  10. Jan 26, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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  11. Jan 26, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    wtf crutchfield says 5 1/4 or 6x8 or 5x7.
     
  12. Jan 26, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    Slim,

    That is where I went to check it out for you. Honestly, the best thing to do is wait for someone who has already done this chime in or go and pull a door panel off and take some specs.
     
  13. Jan 30, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    Attempting this today, any tips are welcome!
     
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