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Fab up....tear apart....paint interior......I won't really drive it until the stereo works and it is ready to go to the Supermarket!:party:
 

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Thanks...finally, a surge of activity!!! I picked up a polished billet aluminum tilt steering column today (IDITIT)....real nice part.
 

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yeah it peeked its head over 20 degrees here in Michigan today....springs not far away....LOL, i have my motor dressed and on the stand screaming at me to finish the body so it can go in and breath some life back into this old Injun. One good thing for us guys in the colder climates, we have 4-5 months of down time for repairs.....keep up the good work Eric, know your itching to see your vision take shape.

What are you doin for tunes in her E??
 

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Something not to "gaudy" in the dash. Probably high end 6x9"s in the rear deck + a 8" woofer....6 1/2"s & tweeters in the door panels, and a couple GOOD amps to drive the system........LOUD & CLEAR !!!!:party: I like Bowie, and late 70's-mid 80's punk/new wave....and of course the "classic" stuff!:rofl:
 

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Something not to "gaudy" in the dash. Probably high end 6x9"s in the rear deck + a 8" woofer....6 1/2"s & tweeters in the door panels, and a couple GOOD amps to drive the system........LOUD & CLEAR !!!!:party: I like Bowie, and late 70's-mid 80's punk/new wave....and of course the "classic" stuff!:rofl:
I would stick a pair of 6 1/2"s in the back. A round speaker sounds better than an oval speaker. And though the 6x9 would give you more bass, you are going to have a sub so that's a non-point. You wouldn't need a full component set in the rear like the front, it's just rear fill for people in the back seat for all intensive purposes.
 

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I am open to suggestions! Thanks, I have read that components are better. the rear shelf has been "blanked", so I can do what ever I need to! E
 

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I mis-spoke. I would put a pair of 6 1/2" 3 way components in the front with tweets, and a 6 1/2" coaxial in the rear without bothering with the tweets. You can get away with cheaper speakers in back because it's really just rear fill. But the circular speakers will always be more clear than the ovals.

I would do these in the front.
http://www.alpine-usa.com/product/view/spx-17pro

and these in the rear.
http://www.alpine-usa.com/product/view/spr-17c

Main Amp.

http://www.alpine-usa.com/product/view/pdx-f6
This for the sub.

http://www.alpine-usa.com/product/view/swx-1043d

Sub Amp.

http://www.alpine-usa.com/product/view/pdx-m12

But I am an Alpine fanboy. Phoenix Gold makes some awesome stuff too. They are a bit higher end, whereas Alpine is mainstream. I have had a great experience with Alpine though. I just grabbed their top tier stuff for everything, you can always move down.
 

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Looks like some serious stuff! I'm gonna log onto their site and do some thinking! You are right!; you can always move down!!!!! Thanks.:lol:
 

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always been a Kenwood fan so I am using their head unit with a clarion 7 band graphic EQ (very nice piece for 50.00) w/seperate sub control through a 400 watt 4 channel clarion amp with crossovers and a 222 watt sony sub amp. All of this feeding JBL - GTO series speakers 2-4x6 3-way fronts behind kick panels, 2 - 6x9 2 way and 8" sub under package tray. Am into all types of music and its an important part of the project in my eyes, I like the EQ allows me to tailor the sound to the cavernous spaces of our cars. Like Indecision said with a sub (not just for rattling windows) it allows you more freedom for small High/mid speakers in the front and the rears are tweaked to fill in the spectrum. with seperate sub amp and volume control you just bump it to where you like it for the music you listen to. I have everything hidden from plain sight, EQ and head unit in glovebox with room left for a pair of gloves, mp3/i-phone dock and remote in console box, package tray material is opaque speaker grill with rear speakers in box underneath existing factory punch outs from trunk. amps behind rear seat hidden by factory trunk separator panel. Leaving the original AM in dash. Dual trunk mounted batteries one for accessories one for ignition (leftover from boat project). front battery delete making room for CAI piping to Highbeam cups.

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trying to think in what case you would need 12,000 watts....Dayum and you can link two together if thats not enough,...lol, i used to have a nice Blauplunkt system in my firebirds back in the day, never found a need for a big amp in those 100watt or so w/EQ worked fine, but in a bigger car with less than ideal speaker positioning, found that the 50 watts from the head unit would not cut it in the least bit.
 

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I can't think of 1 reason to have a radio in a car with a blower.....:confused..save the expense and spend it on the body. Looks like it's collecting dust...;)

That is an interesting roto. If you think of it, next time you are there, could you get some detailed pics of the mounting/rotating mechanism. Looks like its a sturdy platform. I need to improve mine and am looking for ideas.
 
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