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Old 19th December 2019, 16:01   #1
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I'm planning to upgrade the door speakers next year to Focal K2's.Can anything else be done to enhance the sound such as Dynamat on the door skins or changing the pods that the speaker sits in?Any pic's of your intstallions would be appreciated.
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Old 3rd January 2020, 10:01   #2
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I added a few sheets of silent coat to my doors purchased from the sound deadening shop a layer behind the speaker mounting and a sheet behind the speaker on the outer door skin is a good start.
I made up some rings to fit the speaker mounts then bonded them to the mounts the screwed the speaker to them the added some deadening to the mounts
These where the mk2 speaker mounts and with the layer of deadening and The foam thatís on the door inner skin the mounts seal nicely .
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I added a few sheets of silent coat to my doors purchased from the sound deadening shop a layer behind the speaker mounting and a sheet behind the speaker on the outer door skin is a good start.
I made up some rings to fit the speaker mounts then bonded them to the mounts the screwed the speaker to them the added some deadening to the mounts
These where the mk2 speaker mounts and with the layer of deadening and The foam thatís on the door inner skin the mounts seal nicely .
Thanks, sounds worthwhile.Did you upgrade your speakers? And was the noise deadening noticeable?
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I can recommend the Focal speakers, were easy to fit and have upgraded the sound nicely.

I managed to source some MDF mounts like these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-...IAAOSwRgJXhKqu
Not how much difference they made as I did it all at the same time but were more solid that the standard plastic items.

I did all the speakers when I did mine because when I have done this in the past on other vehicles the speakers that were not upgraded ended up spoiling the sound through distortion so were switched off.

Well worth shopping around for the speakers, mine came from overseas and were half the price of buying them here if you can wait a couple of weeks?
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I can recommend the Focal speakers, were easy to fit and have upgraded the sound nicely.

I managed to source some MDF mounts like these https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-...IAAOSwRgJXhKqu
Not how much difference they made as I did it all at the same time but were more solid that the standard plastic items.

I did all the speakers when I did mine because when I have done this in the past on other vehicles the speakers that were not upgraded ended up spoiling the sound through distortion so were switched off.

Well worth shopping around for the speakers, mine came from overseas and were half the price of buying them here if you can wait a couple of weeks?
Thans thats very useful.I'm planning on fitting Focal K2 speakers.As you say there is a wide variation of price depending on the supplier.
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