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Old 03-27-2013, 08:46 PM   #1
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Who makes rear speaker adapters?

Quick! The body shop will have all that stuff torn down and I want to have them install the rear 6x9 adapters while they have it apart.

Who else besides Subthump makes them?
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Old 03-27-2013, 09:04 PM   #2
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Ask at one of your local audio shops. Most make those adapters for their installs. I think subthump's were less when I asked around the local shops in my area.
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:24 AM   #3
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why dont you want the subthump ones? is it just the limited time? if not the subthump ones are crazy cheap. it would be hard to get the MDF and do it yourself for that cheap honestly.
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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I used adapters from http://www.car-speaker-adapters.com/ in my front doors. I didn't run rear speakers in my stereo so I didn't need anything out back but I believe they make some for the rear 6x9's as well.

I was really happy with these adapters too. I wasn't a fan of wood adapters (especially in the doors where they can get wet). They are definitely worth checking out.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:30 PM   #5
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looks like they also have adapters so that you can use a 6.5 round speaker in the rear and front..
some pretty good choices there and the price is very good..

ordered a set for front and rear..

thanks for the link.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:01 PM   #6
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http://www.car-speaker-adapters.com are fantastic. They take a little longer to get shipped, but they're PVC and won't need to be sealed like the subthump MDF adapters.
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:04 PM   #7
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http://www.car-speaker-adapters.com are fantastic. They take a little longer to get shipped, but they're PVC and won't need to be sealed like the subthump MDF adapters.
Thanks for the link guys, ordered a set for the rears today.
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Old 06-04-2013, 06:04 AM   #8
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wow you order speaker adapters... go to home depot get a piece of hardboard, trace the speaker ad cut it with a jig saw... the hardboard is only like $5-10..
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Old 06-04-2013, 09:55 AM   #9
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wow you order speaker adapters... go to home depot get a piece of hardboard, trace the speaker ad cut it with a jig saw... the hardboard is only like $5-10..
Or spend a tiny bit more to have a tested design with everything pre-drilled and exact fit holes, along with installation hardware shipped to your doorstep without having to own/find/borrow a jig saw, spend the time tracing, precision cut the adapter, and clean up.

There are some things worth doing yourself, and then there are times when $10 is worth less than the time it takes to DIY.
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Old 06-08-2013, 05:51 PM   #10
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well ordered a set of front and rear and no kidding they take a long time to be shipped..

I ordered on May 30 and still not shipped.. what the hell.. I could have made them several time over by now..

not impressed at this point
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Old 06-08-2013, 06:00 PM   #11
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Use a dremel tool and cut the adapter off of the stock speakers. Works great!
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:47 PM   #12
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well ordered a set of front and rear and no kidding they take a long time to be shipped..

I ordered on May 30 and still not shipped.. what the hell.. I could have made them several time over by now..

not impressed at this point
2-3 weeks is about what I had to wait. Trust me when I say, they are worth it.

Just send a few emails asking for a status update.
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Old 06-09-2013, 12:11 AM   #13
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2-3 weeks is about what I had to wait. Trust me when I say, they are worth it.

Just send a few emails asking for a status update.
You work for them or something? I don't know about the rear adapters but if they are as good as the front ones the best place for them is in the garbage that is where mine went. I ended up just using the factory ones.

Also they never responded to any inquiry I had by email or phone. So good luck with that.

The FARK harness is good and boxes are well constructed. Amp rack is decent also.
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Old 06-09-2013, 01:27 AM   #14
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You work for them or something? I don't know about the rear adapters but if they are as good as the front ones the best place for them is in the garbage that is where mine went. I ended up just using the factory ones.

Also they never responded to any inquiry I had by email or phone. So good luck with that.

The FARK harness is good and boxes are well constructed. Amp rack is decent also.
Nah, I was just was happy with the product I got. I wasn't happy with the time it took. But, after a few persistent emails I got the ball rolling enough so that the extra time to have something done custom was worth it so I didn't have to mess around with sealing up the MDF stuff from Subthump.

I'd say they have a lot to work at in terms of customer relations, but they do have a good end product.

Why did you throw the adapters in the garbage? They seemed pretty well put together. Also, there aren't factory adapters... unless you cannibalized the stock speakers.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:10 PM   #15
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Nah, I was just was happy with the product I got. I wasn't happy with the time it took. But, after a few persistent emails I got the ball rolling enough so that the extra time to have something done custom was worth it so I didn't have to mess around with sealing up the MDF stuff from Subthump.

I'd say they have a lot to work at in terms of customer relations, but they do have a good end product.

Why did you throw the adapters in the garbage? They seemed pretty well put together. Also, there aren't factory adapters... unless you cannibalized the stock speakers.

I threw them in the garbage because even after sanding the corners clear down the door panel would not go on. Remember I have a 2013 so aybe change there I don't know.

Yes I cannibalized those POS BA speakers and used the housing they were in.
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Old 06-09-2013, 05:23 PM   #16
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2-3 weeks is about what I had to wait. Trust me when I say, they are worth it.

Just send a few emails asking for a status update.
Mine were ordered on the 3rd and are shipping tomorrow so maybe he's getting faster. I'll be posting install pics when I get them.
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I ordered a set of front and back adapters for mine to from http://www.car-speaker-adapters.com/ and can't wait to get them!!
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:54 PM   #18
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ordered my sets (which i already had gotten a set of fronts off of ebay and got them with in 4 days) on May 30th..
I just got notice today that they are shipping on monday.. 9 days after the order and payment.
couple of days to ship ok but any more than that not so much..

so now since i have the cad drawing already done i will just get a sheet of either abs, nylon or maybe even pvc and cut my own and be done by monday afternoon..

and then will sell them and ship them a lot quicker.. and with the way i will make them you wont have to disassemble the entire back of the car..

still not impressed guess i will have to wait and see what quality these are when i get them.. in another week or so......lol
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:02 AM   #19
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ordered my sets (which i already had gotten a set of fronts off of ebay and got them with in 4 days) on May 30th..
I just got notice today that they are shipping on monday.. 9 days after the order and payment.
couple of days to ship ok but any more than that not so much..

so now since i have the cad drawing already done i will just get a sheet of either abs, nylon or maybe even pvc and cut my own and be done by monday afternoon..

and then will sell them and ship them a lot quicker.. and with the way i will make them you wont have to disassemble the entire back of the car..

still not impressed guess i will have to wait and see what quality these are when i get them.. in another week or so......lol
You will have to disassemble the back of the car, or make cuts in the sheet metal if you plan on replacing the factory 6x9's.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:28 AM   #20
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You will have to disassemble the back of the car, or make cuts in the sheet metal if you plan on replacing the factory 6x9's.

Yes you do have to disassemble the rear deck which means gutting the rear of the car up to the rocker panels..
And no it is not 100 percent necessary..

Not only did I have to wait almost 10 days to get the front and rear speaker adapters from http://www.car-speaker-adapters.com, the rears are incorrect for what I ordered and they are pretty much a POS.. look pretty but are worthless..
I cant even use the ones that were sent.. and to wait another 10 days even if they can get the order right.. nope.
Even scarier is if they sent the correct ones.. then they just are not correct so that means that they did not make the part correctly any way.

I found a much better front adapter on ebay and am going to be cutting my own rear adapters on my waterjet shortly.

And with the way I am making the adapters for my car you will not have to gut the rear of the car.. yes you will have to destroy the stock crap speakers in the car but you will be able to install the adapters from inside the trunk and not have to disassemble everything.. very easy to do..

here is a nice little edit for you all..
they cannot even get the order right and of course when you try to contact these guys.. guess what.,...
the voicemail box is full and cannot accept any new messages.. and email. an even bigger joke.. no response from them in 5 days..
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Old 06-13-2013, 02:58 PM   #21
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A lot of us would love to see a write-up on how to remove the 6x9's without disassembling the rear of the vehicle.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:49 AM   #22
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A lot of us would love to see a write-up on how to remove the 6x9's without disassembling the rear of the vehicle.
This exact thing is coming soon..
I started cutting the prototypes for the rear adapters yesterday and am making improvements today and will have a full functional adapter early next week..
I also am going to use a far superior material to the ones you can get on line from , car speaker adapters... they use a compressed foam and it will come apart in short order especially in the rear..
I will be using a solid (at this point) 3/16 to 1/2 inch thick ABS or stronger material and price will either the same or less than what you can get else ware.

Now to continue the story of my order from car speaker adapters..
As posted before I ordered for the 6 1/2 round speakers, well I got the adapters for the 6x9 instead..
couldn't leave a voice mail.. but did send some emails..
finally got a response from the email that I sent on Wednesday morning..
the response that I got on Thursday afternoon said that he was sorry for the mistake, nice enough, mistakes do happen,
but that since he would be closed on Friday (now remember he was sent the email Wednesday morning and replied Thursday afternoon as best I can tell) he would not be able to ship the adapter until Monday at soonest.
now this doesn't sound like an real effort to resolve a mistake..
Personally I would hand carry the package to the post office to correct the error so my customer would not have to deal with as little down time as possible.. next day would be best, 2nd day at worst..
but this of course will go ground. hmmmmm
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