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Don't buy new speakers before Scott and I talk. I am pretty sure I can make these work, we have the technology...
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LOL....The depth is too great with the door braces that run behind the speaker as well, the mounting doesn't align. What an absolute mess. I think it might've had the chat even stumped last night. We will wait to chat with you about it, but it appeared at one time that would would have to cut the door panel (WHICH I AM COMPLETELY AGAINST) or get smaller, more compatible speakers.
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pvc trim board works well also for a substitute to mdf board. they come in different thickness also to suit your install.
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I will let you speak with Scott. All I can recall is the mounting depth MUST be 3 inches or less. The Kickers we have now will not work because of the thickness (depth) with the size of the speaker/magnet/protruding tweeter, and mounting locations on the speaker/door aren't compatible and all of the damn door braces(!), IF I recall correctly. With or without a baffle, the door panel wouldn't go back on. We are off at a minimum of 1/4 of an inch that the panel would protrude. But you'z da man!!!! I know you will show us how it's done! I do have to say, "DAMN DODGE, could you have made it any harder?!"
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I wondered if those tweeters stuck out too far after chatting with Jared last night about this. The door panel is probably rubbing on the tweeter assembly because of the "ridges" on the back of the factory speaker grille opening.
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This is the 6X9 speaker mount. The top mount depth is limited to 3" due to the window support (silver beam) and the magnet size is limited by the inner door panel mounting point which mounts to the window support (the black cross member in the bottom of the enclosure)



The black alignment nodules are approximately 1/4" away from the inside of the outer door panel, therefore the mid and tweets of the 2 way and 3 way type speakers cannot protrude farther than that.
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