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Show me where your speakers are!!!
« on: March 18, 2014, 09:20:55 AM »
There is a lack of pictures showing where people choose to install their speakers! I need ideas for a system I'm about to purchase, so tell me and show me!

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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 11:39:12 AM »
It's a wagon, but would work for a hatchback also I would think!

Dave did these before I got the car, but I think it works great!
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 07:13:35 PM »
I haven't done any of my installs yet so no pics but I have always been a fan of hiding or disguising stereo equipment. With a wagon that's tough but it's impossible with a hatchback.
 
On my 80 hatch the amps will go under the front seats, a pair of 3" highs will get mounted in the stock dash speaker hole & some 6" mids will go behind the stock door speaker grilles. There's a set of holes & grilles at the rear that take a 4 or 4 1/2" speaker so I'll use that location as well. I don't want to hack up the nearly pristine interior of this car for speakers so I'm using every available stock hole I can find.
 
I didn't want a big sub box & I want to keep the spare tire so I dug up these 8" Bazooka subs. A blue one for the 80, 2 white ones for my wagon & a purple one for my half hatch. I've used tubes before & they offer great sound for the money.
 

 

 
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 09:36:13 PM »
Those are kinda cool looking..
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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 08:51:43 AM »
That's a VERY cool looking setup!
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2014, 08:55:23 AM »
Those are cool for sure. Just need to be sure to open the right bottle, when the time comes.
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2014, 03:28:32 PM »
Those are cool for sure. Just need to be sure to open the right bottle, when the time comes.

I even went so far as to get a replacement NOS label since the SAS label is kinda lame. Still need to dig up some NX labels for the white ones & a Zex label. The purple one is way cool.
 

 
The bottle brackets are kinda lame as well being black steel & plastic so I'm going to see if my buddy can machine me some billet brackets to send out & get polished. If it has to be in plain view I may as well bling it up.
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2014, 10:18:39 PM »
Gotta love purple. 8) :D
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2014, 05:48:00 PM »
Gotta love purple. 8) :D

I wish I had 2 of them but it took me almost 2 years to find one. I got a killer deal on the pair of white ones that was too good to pass up. They stopped making these but the blue are still available.
 
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2014, 06:01:50 PM »
Guess you could paint the white ones purple then..
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2014, 07:00:52 PM »
Guess you could paint the white ones purple then..

I would except I think the white ones are more rare than purple. I've never seen another white one for sale & they were never even listed on Bazooka's website. My guess is NX filed a license claim & very few made it out of the factory before the line was pulled. My 2 sat in a corner of a closed speed shop for years before the guy that bought the store contents sold them to me. I think they escaped a recall because the shop closed & nobody sent them back.
 
I've never found out for sure that's just rumor & speculation from a few stereo retailers I contacted in my search. They never got any in white to sell. I just think it's a great way to put a sub in plain sight that you don't have to conceal in a false floor or try to dress up with carpet & neon lights.
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Re: Show me where your speakers are!!!
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2014, 07:43:11 AM »

I would except I think the white ones are more rare than purple. I've never seen another white one for sale & they were never even listed on Bazooka's website. My guess is NX filed a license claim & very few made it out of the factory before the line was pulled. My 2 sat in a corner of a closed speed shop for years before the guy that bought the store contents sold them to me. I think they escaped a recall because the shop closed & nobody sent them back.
 
I've never found out for sure that's just rumor & speculation from a few stereo retailers I contacted in my search. They never got any in white to sell. I just think it's a great way to put a sub in plain sight that you don't have to conceal in a false floor or try to dress up with carpet & neon lights.
You're probably right now that you mention it, I always thought they were a cool deal..
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