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While installing my new radio, I decided to remove the console and re-run speaker wire to the speakers that are installed under the dash. I have some questions:

1) When I removed the console, there was a cushion back there between the console and the heater box that completely disintegrated upon touch. Do I need to replace this and if so, with what?

2) The speakers I speak of are about 5"x7" and are located at the far end of under the dash. Is this stock? Is this cobbled? Can I get new panels to replace these?

3) Will Turkey really make you sleepy?

Thanks

Brett

'71 2002

'74 2002 (running, but still idle)

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1. Not sure

2.I dont think they're stock.

3.Yes, due to a compound called tryptophan found in the turkey.

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Search the archives and see how many different setups there are for radios, speakers, antenna placement, and so on.

The "accepted" stock setup was a radio in the console with a single 5x7 or so speaker directly underneath it.

I personally like mounting the speakers in the end underdash panels. The 4" round ones from E30s fit nice and have a nifty little grille. Doesn't detract from the stock look and improves the sound. Check around and you can find the underdash panels. I believe the drivers side is the toughest to find (at least cheap)but they ARE out there. Don't cut good panels, find some used ones that already have holes.

BTW : I think turkey has a bad rap. Go eat 5 pounds of ANY food and see if you don't get sleepy. OK, except 5 pounds of chocolate covered espresso beans.

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2002AD has said they may reproduce the panels in the near future. I have speaker up front and in the back, I can't imagine a stereo without at least 4 speakers...

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1. There's a small piece of foam glued to the trailing edge of the small under dash panel that goes directly above the glove box. It's just a filler piece. I think there was also a small piece of foam wedged in under the heater. Not vital, just noise insulation.

2. 5x7 underdash speakers were definintely not stock. All USA 2002 radios were dealer or owner installed. They didn't come from the factory with radios, so you find speakers in all sorts of creative places. Mono radios usually had the speaker below the radio taking up the entire console storage bin, but my '73 with A/C had its single speaker under the dash in the far right hand underdash panel. So...take your pick.

3. I'm an '02 guy, not a cook; don't have a clue.

Cheers

Mike

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...it's the carbs and fat. And the massive quantities.

Click here.

mmmm... turkey...

-Dave

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pretty good, they now match the console. Use contact cement and black vinyl from a local fabic store.

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I seem to have lost it since getting the seat cover.

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BOBVAN@2002ad.com

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