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Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by interscope8, July 21, 2011.

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    1. interscope8

      interscope8 Well-Known Member

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      Ok, I'm planning on taking a dremel and cutting those ugly speaker grilles out. I forgot the size and am currentyl at work :)D) haha. Could somebody measure those for me pretty plz! I was gunna order the set i have been looking at today and totally forgot to measure
       
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    3. MidnightRebel07

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      The door speakers are 6x8" but they don't mount to the door panels, they mount tot the actual door itself.
       
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      I know this Rebel :p Im talking about the grille thats molded to the door panel... I already have new speakers and wanna get new grilles that show them off. I guess I'll measure them on my lunch break and show you what i mean
       
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      Do you have the round palstic grilles, I'm guessing or the rectungular metal ones like me?
       
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      ugly round plastic- thats why i said Im gunna dremel them out haha :)
       
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      Ok, what are you gonna replace the grille with?
       
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      another grille haha. An aftermarket speaker grille from sonixelectronix.
       
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      well, just measured it and its 7.5" in diameter... which blows my plans outta the sky...
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      Guess I'll have to think of something else...
       
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      I know your door panel is different but this is how the speaker looks through my doors. Your grille is offset more towards the rear so you wouldn't see too much of the actual speaker, right.

      [​IMG]
       
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      From what I remember, when I put my speakers in a month or so ago They were pretty much central with the grill...
      My plan B:
      Are those door panels you have compatible with my 2001??
       
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      Yep, '01-03 Ex Sports and '01-05 ST's, I don't know if the 2nd Gen Ex doors will fit our doors or not but might be worth looking into. I know my wifes' '97 Mounty has the same doors, atleast they look the same as far as the whole shape of door panel.
       
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      Here's the pictures of the Mounty's door panels and one of my Trac next to hers.
       
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      I think the front door panels might work but the rears are different.
       
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      ya the rears look like the speaker is a lot higher...
       
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      I just pulled the cloth off the back of the grille, and you can see the speaker pretty well.
       
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      Cool, try that Tyler and see how you like it.
       
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      Thats an awesome Idea!! haha. Will be doing that tomorra after work! Then I can throw some blue LEDs in... ideas are flowin' now
       

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