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Andy_sxi
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29th Aug 04 at 14:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i wanna replace the factory fitted speakers in my corsa b (W reg) I think the current front speakers are 6.5inch and 5.25inch in the back. I want sum gud speakers that will fit right in without any hassle, any ideas? i hav been looking at sum jbl gto 526 speakers for the back, r they ne good?

[Edited on 29-08-2004 by corsakid_sxi]
Andy_sxi
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29th Aug 04 at 16:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Wud sum 4x6 inch speakers fit in the original place in the back? Or how bout sum 5x7
AdiSRI
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the rears are 4", and you would need custom fit jobbies like alpines.
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29th Aug 04 at 17:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

you can buy an adaptor kit to make other speakers fit from halfords/bass junkies etc
these cost about 20
AdiSRI
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29th Aug 04 at 19:05   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

fronts you can fit 5.25 or 6.5" using the adaptor rings as said ^^^
Andy_sxi
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29th Aug 04 at 19:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

so wot do u think of the jbl gto526? wot alpine speakers will fit in the back then.
corsa_sri04
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30th Aug 04 at 12:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Ive got 13cm alpines in the back of mine
Andy_sxi
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What alpine speakers are they so i can a look. Did they fit in allright or did you have to use an adaptor ring?
Richie
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If you want to replace the front speakers to ANY make, you will need to buy the autoleads adaptors anyway.
Richie
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BTW on the box for the adaptors, it will say 13cm front adaptors for corsa, but you can also use these to fit 17cm speakers too.
Andy_sxi
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30th Aug 04 at 16:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

What speakers are best for the front? Could someone tell me which is best value for money. Do you think i should get 13 or 17cm components?

http://caraudiosecurity.com/catalog/index.php+cPath+60_61_109
Andy_sxi
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What do you think of these for the front?
http://www.alpine-electronics.co.uk/alpine/cms/details.php?p=344&details=1
AdiSRI
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30th Aug 04 at 19:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

there not bad, i had them for a while they fit easily and dont foul on the window.
Andy_sxi
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30th Aug 04 at 19:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Will they fit in allright then? What do i need just 2 adaptors.
o0MattE0o
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30th Aug 04 at 23:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

CORSA ICE INFO
Corsa B 5door (4/93-10/00)
Vauxhall Corsa B 3door (4/93-10/00)
Vauxhall Corsa C 3door (10/00-)

this will tell you what size and what conections you need to fit them

to you question I think you need this for theRear speakers and the size is 5.25" aperture
and this is the FRONT speakers and the size is 6.5" aperture

[Edited on 30-08-2004 by o0MattE0o]
Andy_sxi
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What do you think are the best speakers for the back for around 40-80
What do you think of the Vibe SR50?
o0MattE0o
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1st Sep 04 at 23:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

any that are 13cm or 5.25"

I replaced my old cars ones with Sony's custom fit speaker and they sounded great...

[Edited on 01-09-2004 by o0MattE0o]
Robin
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only thing with the fronts, is the mounting depth, i have alpines andi had to trim the doorcard slightly and the window just catches on the speaker when you wind it down

 
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