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Speakers! 06!

Hey there! I just ordered a new head unit and now I am going to upgrade speakers.

So I need to switch my 6X8/5X7 fronts to 6.5" speakers for sound. Anyone have any suggestions (fitment).

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A lot of places sell adapters that convert 6x8 into other sizes. Here is a set on Crutchfield's website, granted these are for 5 1/4" but I'm sure you can find some others:

Universal 6"x8" to 5-1/4" Bracket Speaker adapter plates at Crutchfield.com

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A lot of places sell adapters that convert 6x8 into other sizes. Here is a set on Crutchfield's website, granted these are for 5 1/4" but I'm sure you can find some others:

Universal 6"x8" to 5-1/4" Bracket Speaker adapter plates at Crutchfield.com
THanks man! I have made the plates, I just need to know if anyone has any good recomendations on the speakers. I didnt know what depth issues I might have.

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I have Alpine Type R's in my doors and they fit just fine. They are fairly deep as well.

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THanks man! I have made the plates, I just need to know if anyone has any good recomendations on the speakers. I didnt know what depth issues I might have.
And I'm dumb. After I made the post I thought that you were asking for speaker reccomendations but it was too late.

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And I'm dumb. After I made the post I thought that you were asking for speaker reccomendations but it was too late.
Not dumb. I do this ALL THE TIME! I read too quick! lol But, thanks for the info, it is good to know if I cant cut my plastic correct for this truck!

Great info!

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I have Alpine Type R's in my doors and they fit just fine. They are fairly deep as well.
Sound good?

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Everything went in this weekend! Sounds MUCH MUCH cleaner and the head unit rocks! It has a USB port on it so I can just put my music thumb drive right into my radio.

Now I think I need a small sub. WISH they made a SINGLE 10" box for under my extned cab rear seat.

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Thanks for the links!!!! Anyone use these? do they truly fit with no room loss?

MTX subs. Anyone use these? I have only used JL Audio and Rockford.

Cheers!

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