Coupe speakers

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Coupe speakers

#1 Post by 216secoupeessex » Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:00 pm

Hi guys I need some help as I have read contradicting things on the web.

I have coupe and want to upgrade the speakers - I understand that they are 6.5 and 8" in the rear.
Do I need to remove the rear window to fit new speakers as I understand they are a pig?

Someone has posted just to instal new front speakers and ignore the rears? Dont fancy that but is it best practise?

Thanks

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Re: Coupe speakers

#2 Post by 1234dist » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:46 pm

Just need to pull off the rear shelf.

You are correct with the sizes.
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Re: Coupe speakers

#3 Post by 216secoupeessex » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:22 pm

Many thanks

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Re: Coupe speakers

#4 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:24 pm

216secoupeessex wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:22 pm
Many thanks
It's not difficult to improve on 1980's speaker technology. Even a £35 set of fronts from the likes of Sony, Kenwood, Pioneer, etc. will sound much better and are probably half the weight or less. The paper cones on the original speakers may have rotted through - mine were almost completely gone.

I haven't got a coupe so I've never replaced the rears in one. Spend a bit more on the 8" rears to get a deep enough bass response and you'll be impressed with what you've achieved for not much effort.
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Re: Coupe speakers

#5 Post by 216secoupeessex » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:27 am

Thanks - it is Christmas!

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