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Old 11-20-2015, 07:29 AM   #1
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Has anyone replaced their door speakers?

We did our first long trip ( Texas to DisneyWorld) and I cant tell you how awful the door speakers are, I was constantly increasing and decresing the volume of the music. Understandably, some songs do have different pitch levels, but this was beyond reason.

I have to think ford but some cheap speakers in the door.

Anyone?
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Old 11-20-2015, 09:03 AM   #2
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What can you expect from Ford but junk? May be assembled in the US of A but they're using foreign made parts.
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Old 11-20-2015, 09:33 AM   #3
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We took a different approach with our Legacy. The factory speakers are two 3" speakers that are mounted on the ceiling just behind the electric bunk. You can barely hear them, much less get any sort of sound quality. Since we almost exclusively listen to the iPod when driving, we bought one of those cordless bluetooth Bose speakers (about $199) and sit in on the dash, right in the center, then connect to it from the iPod, which my wife controls. Bose products are designed to be placed against a wall and use the wall surface to "bounce" the sound, so the windshield is perfect placement. Sounds fantastic! This is the smaller Bose speaker, about 8" or so wide and around 2" x 2". The battery will last about 6 hours or so, but I bought the 12V adapter if we need more driving time. Also, the charging cradle sits on the kitchen counter, so we can give it a quick charge when we stop for lunch. Highly recommended upgrade if you're an iPod user.
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:50 PM   #4
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:52 PM   #5
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We took a different approach with our Legacy. The factory speakers are two 3" speakers that are mounted on the ceiling just behind the electric bunk. You can barely hear them, much less get any sort of sound quality. Since we almost exclusively listen to the iPod when driving, we bought one of those cordless bluetooth Bose speakers (about $199) and sit in on the dash, right in the center, then connect to it from the iPod, which my wife controls. Bose products are designed to be placed against a wall and use the wall surface to "bounce" the sound, so the windshield is perfect placement. Sounds fantastic! This is the smaller Bose speaker, about 8" or so wide and around 2" x 2". The battery will last about 6 hours or so, but I bought the 12V adapter if we need more driving time. Also, the charging cradle sits on the kitchen counter, so we can give it a quick charge when we stop for lunch. Highly recommended upgrade if you're an iPod user.
I actually have one of these, may have to give it a shot.
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Old 11-21-2015, 07:41 PM   #6
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Most, if not all, RV speakers suck. Replace them with some quality speakers and enjoy significantly improved output/sounds from your vehicles audio system.
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Old 11-22-2015, 10:25 AM   #7
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Has any one any idea how to remove the covers for the ceiling speakers. Look like snap ons but don't want to come off when pried. Not able to slide or see any screws or screw cover. Almost looks like they glued them on. Help appreciated.
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Old 11-22-2015, 12:35 PM   #8
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door speakers

Took my Chevy Forester to Best Buy and the tech recomended a pair of Kickers for the doors,and had them installed there. It cost me about a $150.00 intalled and the radio sounds much better
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What can you expect from Ford but junk? May be assembled in the US of A but they're using foreign made parts.
All cars and trucks are loaded with parts made overseas.
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