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2nd Gen overhead console with speakers

Discussion in 'Audio' started by Z3PR, Oct 18, 2002.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    I was going through a ACME truck parts ( www.acmetruckparts.com ) catolog earlier and noticed a over head console with left/right speakers on both sides (4 speakers total) It's called a "Highliner Custom Headliner". Might be a decent set up. I would replace the speakers with something better, and still have the subs in the back, but for the K5's that only had the single speaker in the center of the dash, this might be a good choice. Priced at $199.95 I'll have to consitter it. Anyone seen these ??? how would you rate it ??? You can go to the site I posted the link for, enter 74300.301 in the shop with your catolog search, then click on show photo to see what I'm talking about. http://www.acmetruckparts.com/photos/P23004.JPG
     
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    Iv'e got that exact headliner,But it's not installed yet! Pretty beefy headliner(ABS Plastic) you have to cut out the stereo hole to fit your needs. I think its ok!
    Bill
     
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    Let me know when you put it in. I'd be intrested in your opinion on how it fits, how hard it is to install, ...ect.
     
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    I wont be installin anytime soon, I still have to rewire the whole rig so that I can have an alarm and no shorts! But as soon as I get it all done I let ya know!
    Bill
     
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    What's everyone think of this set up ???? I'm starting to really like the idea. I don't hardly ever have a back seat passenger, so don't need speakers back there. With this set up, could use the fader as a volume controle if the passenger doesn't like it as loud, or wants it louder. It's nice that the speakers are up high, and no problem getting a stereo effect. Being that close to your ears, I don't think you'd need an amp for them as long as you have a good headunit. I do want to replace those speakers with some Infinity Kappas.
     
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    I have one, not using the speakers in it cuz I use the speakers in my sidepanels. My dad put it in a while ago because he was tired of the headliner sagging. It's not cut out or anything. I was thinking of putting a CB in it or maybe selling it. It kind of grew on me so i'm not sure. Everyone complements it though lol.

    Here's a bad pic of it, [​IMG]
     
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    That looks pretty good. My old 76 Blazer doesn't have a headliner, it's got the metal roof. How hard is it to install ??? From the looks of yours, I think I want one more now.
     
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    I didn't install it, but it looks like it just replaces the headliner and is held in by the trim pieces around the top of the cab.
     
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    JUST FINISHED OUTSIDE NOW I'M WORKING ON THE INSIDE
    DO YOU HAVE ANY MORE PICS LIKE TO SEE WHAT OPTIONS YOU CAN DO WHEN YOU CUT IT OUT. HEAD UNIT CD,DVD,CB. HOW MUCH ROOM DO YOU HAVE TO WORK WITH, IS THERE ROOM TO INSTALL GUAGES OVER THE VISER THANKS http://community.webshots.com/user/wirex
     
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    I'd like to see more pics also. I like your idea of gauges in the panel above the visor. I was thinking storage, but gauges would look cool there.
     
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    I'll take pics tomorrow.
     
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    Patients is a virtue young GlassHoppa!
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    Sorry, been too busy wth school and work, haven't realy been home in the daytime. No school tomorrow obviously so I should have time.
     
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    Uhhh! Server not found! /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
    Bill
     
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    try again
     
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    Works now. I have the same headliner, not installed yet though.
    Bill
     
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