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installing speakers in 09 Access cab rear doors

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by rockinray, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Sep 9, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    Has anyone installed speakers in the rear doors of an 09 Access cab. I am thinking of doing this and disconnecting the overhead ones. Just wondering what I would need as far as mounting the new ones, looks like a 6.5" will fit in there, also where does the wires for the overhead speakers run as I would like to splice in to these and disconnect the existing ones. I plan to eventually replace the front speakers and then finally a new HU when I decide on one I like. The other question I have is there and easy way to mount the grills in the door panels or what can I do there as they are solid with no openings right now but I can see behind the door panel where the speakers will mount. Last question, is there any existing pre-wire already run into the rear doors?

    Pictures would be a great help if anyone could suggest some on here or post some.
     
  2. Sep 11, 2009 at 3:40 AM
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    Anybody have any suggestions?
     
  3. Sep 11, 2009 at 6:01 AM
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  4. Sep 12, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    I had already looked through this thread. My problem is I do not have any existing speakers in my access cab doors but want to install them there. In order to do this I am looking for any one who has done this to find out the best way to mount grilles in door panel where nothing exists. I know I will require baffles to mount speakers in the doors themselves as well as wiring to run to them. The other thing I need to do is find the route of the wires going up to the ceiling mount speakers as I want to disconnect.
     
  5. Sep 15, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    I think you will be the first to do this install. I am not crazy about cutting the door panel and would probably take that part of the job to a pro shop.

    The wiring looks like it will go through the existing flex duct from the cab to the door without any problems.
     
  6. Sep 15, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    I guess I will have to close my eyes and hope for the best. Actually, I was thinking about checking with a wrecking yard to see if I could find panels off one that had been a write-off and maybe get lucky that it had speakers or use them as the proverbial guinea pigs. I will post some pics when I do get around to doing it, still have not decided exactly what I am going to use for speakers.
     
  7. Sep 16, 2009 at 1:57 AM
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    Lt me know as I am in the same boat. I have an set of Infinity 6X9's that I could put in there plus a JL Audio amp that can be installed.
     
  8. Sep 16, 2009 at 2:51 AM
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    I don't know if 6x9's will fit. I do know the hole is cut out round to handle up to a 6.5 inch. I think a 6x9 would be a challenge.
     
  9. Sep 16, 2009 at 4:35 AM
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    THX for the info. That makes my decision easier. Put the 6X9's in the front door and buy some 6 1/2 in for the rear doors.

    This project is a ways down the road. I have other mods I want to accomplish first.
     
  10. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:29 AM
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    A few here have done this install. requires cutting the door panel though..
     
  11. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:36 AM
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    If anyone has done the access door install on a 09 please post a link to the thread. I honestly searched but could not find a thread.
     
  12. Sep 16, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    Thanks for that link, that is more what what I was looking for, some ideas on what to do for the door panels.
     
  14. Sep 17, 2009 at 3:28 AM
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    Hey Ray... I'm another Ray! I'm following this thread.... I think the panels won't be hard to modify. What I am curious about is if you can disconnect the roof speakers and then tap those speaker wires and extend them to the access doors so we won't have to run new all the way from the head unit. I guess if you add an amp this won't matter but my new h/u has enough power for me and using the existing wires would be a lot easier. Anyway, I'm not doing this soon but will follow your progress for ideas.
     
  15. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:35 AM
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    Hey Ray, it's Ray. Just read your reply and my plan at this point is to tap into wires for overhead as they are going to be disconnected. I am still doing my homework at this point myself so I have not even started purchasing anything yet. Also still trying to decide on what way I want to go with new H/U. I would like to get a double din style but realistically I will most likely go with a single din as alll I really need is Bluetooth and Sat Ready.
     
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  17. Sep 27, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    I finally got around to installing a pair of Pioneer 6.5" speakers in the rear doors this weekend. All I can say is what a world of difference it makes with them hooked up now and the ceiling ones disconnected even with the factory head unit. It is a night and day difference in sound and volume. I still have to finish them off with grills though so I just have open holes in the door panels right now. I have a couple ideas I am thinking about for grills and when I am finished I will post some pics. Had baffles made up from 1" MDF in the wood shop where I work, one of the perks of working for a company where one of the things they do is custom office furniture and cabinetry.
     
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