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Old 10-21-2010, 01:44 PM   #31
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do you have a model number on those speakers I'd like to get a pair with a box like that. What size are they?

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Old 10-21-2010, 02:35 PM   #32
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these are the adapters that i have used in 3 TJs now.
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Old 10-21-2010, 02:45 PM   #33
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so is there an adapter to fit 6.5" in the sound bar or do you guys just make your own holes?
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Old 10-21-2010, 03:32 PM   #34
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so is there an adapter to fit 6.5" in the sound bar or do you guys just make your own holes?
They fit, they just don't fit flush like the smaller speakers do. No new holes needed to put my Polks in my '01 soundbar.
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Great information here! InfernoGirl, can you let me know what specific Polk speakers you used? Maybe even post a pic of the install? Thanks again!
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Old 10-22-2010, 09:22 AM   #36
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These are the speakers we used... I'll see if I can get a pic later.
Polk Audio - 6-1/2" Coaxial Loudspeakers with Poly-Mica Cones (Pair) - DXI650

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SOME 6.5"s will fit flush with no modifications. Some will require some trimming of the stock hole, or an adpater ring can be made out of MDF to allow the space for it to fit.

I would personally just go with 5.25"s in the dash and soundbar to have balanced sound. You may notice a slight improvement in bass with a 6.5", but it is negligable at best. I personally go for the matched sound over the larger coaxial. A sub is your only solution to bass worth fighting for. Coaxials were never designed to reproduce super low frequencies; pick a coaxial that shines in the higher frequencies.

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