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What size speaker? Have you replaced with something newer? If so, do you like the location for sound quality? Just debating between this location and rear parcel shelf.

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I have 6x9 Infinity's underneath the rear seat. Sounds a bit muffled, but I didn't want to place speakers in a location where they can be seen.

Bottomline: if you want the best sound, that location is not the best spot.


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5 1/4 inch two way speakers in rear seat panel and two similar in front kick panels. Sounds good enough. I didn't want to cut holes in the rear parcel shelf support to make room and there were alreacy holes in the rear seat support so the choice was easy.

Rob S
'69 2002; '04 330i ZHP; 2018 X1; 2014 535i; 2017 340i

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who has pictures??

Mine were mounted in the rear below the seat but I yanked them. Huge 6x9 blaupunkts

I was wanting to put a set in the rear seat side panels replacing the ashtrays...

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back seat riser, get (or make) a couple of surface mount speaker housings and velcro 'em to your rear parcel shelf. I have a couple of period Blaupunkt 4x6 surface mount speaker boxes with modern coax speakers inside and they sound just fine.

Also have a couple of surface mount 5 1/4 coaxes mounted on the cowl panels ahead of the front doors. All the sound I need even with my 1987 vintage Alpine AM/FM/cassette player!


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I got a pair of 6x9's mounted there, and had there not already been holes there from the PO, I would not have chosen that location. As other people have mentioned, it sounds pretty muffled. Great place for bass but not for speakers.

I also have 6" mounted on the parcel shelf as well as 6" in the front kicker panels. I think the parcel shelf is the best location.

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I have two 6x9's on the parcel shelf and some 4x6's down by the driver and pass. feet. Obviously you can see them quite well but I don't care, they bump!

I've got the same setup, but you can't see a thing!

Rear shelf very similar to what Marshall did.


Literally just posted my stereo setup...


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