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Old 01-08-2019, 05:07 PM   #1
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M2 Freightliner Question

Has anyone added door speakers to their Force or DX3? I have been wanting to and thought I would check to see if someone had already done it before I reinvent the wheel.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:24 PM   #2
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Would like to. I wanted to do fiberglass forms like Sport Chassis has, but so far I have not found a way to do it. I did try to get Sport Chassis to sell me door panels that I could cover etc..., they only sell to their own customers.
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:54 AM   #3
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I recently bought one of the center consoles from build5fab. I didn’t research it enough, but I was hoping that there would be enough material on the sides to cut out holes to install speakers and speaker baffles. The lower openings extend almost to the back of the console, though. If I had it to do over, I’d probably ask him to make those openings much smaller. Seems like adding a couple of speakers down there would be nearly as effective (sound wise) as door speakers and much easier to install.
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Old 01-09-2019, 09:00 AM   #4
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That is a good idea as well. I had kicked around adding speakers to the flat wood section above the drivers and passenger seat. A company called Retro Pod makes external speaker enclosers in different sizes. Would be easy enough to add wiring and speakers to those locations and wouldnt be noticeable. Still may go this route. Adding a component system with small tweeters in the upper door panels could be done as well, they have some external mount ones that are small.

Well it looks like this made it back onto my list for this year, thanks a lot guys. lol.
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River Park has a system we're looking at for 2020 MY.

JBL full range/tweeter coaxial speakers, dual voice coil subwoofer, and a high-efficiency, high-performing 4-channel DSP amplifier, all “TUNED” by an Harman Acoustic Systems Engineer specifically for the Freightliner M2
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To me, that would be perfect...especially if that sub enclosure would fit behind the build5fab (or similar) console.
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The sub fits underneath the center console area. On the M2-106 it does not stick out at all. On the M2-112, that area is not quite as deep, so it sticks past the cub-holders about 2"-ish.
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That is a good idea as well. I had kicked around adding speakers to the flat wood section above the drivers and passenger seat. A company called Retro Pod makes external speaker enclosers in different sizes. Would be easy enough to add wiring and speakers to those locations and wouldnt be noticeable. Still may go this route. Adding a component system with small tweeters in the upper door panels could be done as well, they have some external mount ones that are small.

Well it looks like this made it back onto my list for this year, thanks a lot guys. lol.
Oh you have no room to complain about adding mods to peoples list!
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The sub fits underneath the center console area. On the M2-106 it does not stick out at all. On the M2-112, that area is not quite as deep, so it sticks past the cub-holders about 2"-ish.

Even better...sounds like an easy retrofit into our coaches. A quick google didn't turn up any meaningful results...any ordering information you could pass along?
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I have zero at this time. River Park showed the set to us...that's what I know so far.
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