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Old 10-03-2015, 11:20 PM   #1
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Want to upgrade ceiling speakers...

I have 4 of the incredibly crappy, white wedge shaped speakers mounted to the ceiling of my new trailer. I have upgraded the stereo and now want to upgrade the speakers. I have no problem cutting holes in the ceiling to install new 5.5" or 6.5" coax speakers. Question is, how much clearance do I have between the inner and outer ceilings? Anyone done this mod?
You can see 2 of the 4 crappy units mounted to the ceiling in the attached pic....
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Old 10-04-2015, 11:27 AM   #2
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pull one out an measure the distance
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Old 10-05-2015, 03:11 PM   #3
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About two inches, i installed 40$ 3 way Kenwood s made a world of difference. Dont expect too much bass though.
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Old 10-05-2015, 03:12 PM   #4
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Btw they were 6 3/4
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Old 10-05-2015, 08:54 PM   #5
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About two inches, i installed 40$ 3 way Kenwood s made a world of difference. Dont expect too much bass though.
What type of trailer do you have? Just curious about fit...
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Old 10-05-2015, 09:02 PM   #6
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best to take one out and measure to be safe. You could have had one out faster than you posted the question
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Old 10-05-2015, 09:06 PM   #7
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Bose surround sound. They still surface mount but will beat just about anything out there.
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Bose surround sound. They still surface mount but will beat just about anything out there.
probably not room for them. Slide will knock them off. Not much clearance between slide top and ceiling
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Old 10-06-2015, 10:40 AM   #9
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best to take one out and measure to be safe. You could have had one out faster than you posted the question
Already dropped a speaker down. These are surface mount, so no hole in ceiling except tiny one where speaker goes through. Even if I stuck a think screwdriver into the wire hole to determine depth, I would have no idea if there is a roof bow/support nearby the would not allow mounting of a regular speaker flush mount.
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Put covers, re-fish wire, mount speakers elsewhere?
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