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Hey guys! Looking to start my audio build. Looking to go with the Infinity Kappa 6.5 components in the front and Kappa 6x9 coaxils in the back. Question is.......where can I put the tweeter? Or, can I use the 3.5" dash speaker as a tweeter? Advice is greatly appreciated!
 

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Yes you can use the 3.5" as a tweeter, problem is usually components are better matched in sound and stage if the tweeter is within 12"-16" of the mid.
 

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Mine is actually mounted to the door panel, near the mid as the other poster said, I didnt want to mount it on pillar, to harsh and not a good mix. I will look for my pics, there here some place to show you what it looks like
 

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337 probably has the best spot for a tweeter on our trucks IMO.

Dash/A Pillar is too far away, and I found I heard the tweeter and woofer independently vs hearing from the same "source" when installed in the factory dash.

Sail panels - might be OK as long as you don't pick a harsh tweeter, but I found this location a little harsh for my tastes.
 

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I mounted mine in the black mirror cover but the Focals have a -3db switch on the crossover and they sound great!
 

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I mounted mine in the black mirror cover but the Focals have a -3db switch on the crossover and they sound great!
The great thing about cutting into sails or A pillars vs the door skins is that the sails are probably $20 each, the A pillars are $50 each while the door skins are $400 each I believe. One of the three is harder to replace than the others at selling time. Probably better to leave the speakers in.:SHOCKED:
 

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No my last 3 vehicles I have left them in with the components, no complaints here and honestly only 1 out of the 3 have asked if it was custom stereo installed
 

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cut a hole above the speaker gril in the door panel and flush mount your tweeter there. That keeps your sound stage matched and if you take your time and do it right it looks factory. I did mine with a razor blade and you cant tell its not stock minus the K on the tweeter grill
 
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