[DMCForum] Re: Radio Basics?
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[DMCForum] Re: Radio Basics?



You certainly got me there Greg :)

I fully plan to make my own Kick Panel housings. I almost HAVE TO 
since my recovered dash does not have speaker holes in the leather.

The rear speakers are more interesting since as you pointed out I've 
got a nice aluminum bulkhead there and in some places it completely 
blocks the rear speakers. I'm almost at a loss on the rear speakers. 
I guess I just need to experiment with it a bit.

As for my head unit, the 715DVD and 815DVD are the Kenwood models 
from a year or two ago. That's probably why you couldn't look them 
up. I'm going with an older refurbished one. Since my car is not a 
daily driver, I'm trying to be a little economical :)

Not to worry, this is only one of the sound systems in the car. 
Interior and Exterior sounds will be in there as well.

-Gary


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "timnagin" <timnagin@...> wrote:
>
> >>  Also, can I just use kickers (ala DMC Garden Grove) in place 
of the
> >>  dash speakers?
> >
> >Absolutely, in fact I'd recommend it.
> 
> 
> Ah, now I understand what Gary was referring to.  When I 
read "kicker" I
> thought he was referring to the Kicker brand.  Gary, if you use 
those
> kickers pieces your car won't be screen accurate. ;)
> 
> No disrespect intended towards DMCGG but I saw these at DCS.  Kick 
panel
> pieces like this are so very easy to make if you can work with 
resin.
> 
> 
> >I suggest you don't bother with the rear speakers. You won't find 
a
> >decent oblong speaker no matter how much money you spend, and I've
> >heard they're a pain to get to
> 
> 
> He probably won't be using those anyway since it is a conversion 
car.  What
> would be really neat would be to hide some really nice outdoor 
speakers on
> the outside of the car if you intend to play theme music.  Some 
people have
> done similar things as you know.
> 
> Greg
>







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