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Old 06-05-2014, 12:46 AM   #1
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Upgrading Sound Bar Speakers

Hey all, I'm looking to upgrade the speakers in my 2001 Wrangler's sound bar. I have a set of 6.5" speakers and I know the bar has 5.25" speakers. I found a fairly old thread on here claiming that to install 6.5" I won't need any adapter kits or anything. I just wanted to verify this as true.

Here's the old thread: Soundbar Speaker Size

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Old 06-05-2014, 06:23 AM   #2
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Lots of us have 6.5 in the sound bar. There are lots of threads stock soundbar speaker size

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Old 06-05-2014, 08:34 AM   #3
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Thank you.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:07 PM   #4
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I used sony xplod series 6.5 ...immediately heard a difference
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:20 PM   #5
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I just had to drill new screw holes for my JBL's. The basket and magnet fit fine in the factory hole.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:33 PM   #6
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Just be cautious on how tall the speaker is. Might contact the top of the sound bar. Other than that, 6.5" speakers fit. I got some cheap Pioneers in mine with a Pioneer deck. Million times better than stock. Can at least hear it with the windows out and doors off.
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Old 06-07-2014, 03:02 PM   #7
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I am upgrading mine as well. I just ordered some 6.5's for the sound bar and 5.25's for the dash.

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