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Old 05-13-2019, 01:46 PM
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Firebird custom dash speaker covers

I had a problem with the tweeters in my 4" alpines hitting the factory dash speaker covers, so I modded them with a dremel, some clear plastic and black fabric. I think they turned out pretty decent.











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That's a good idea man!
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Thanks! I don't think they look too out of place up there, better than fabric riding the tweeter anyway! lol
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Not bad at all. Good job.
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Nice job, they look good there.
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Re: Firebird custom dash speaker covers

Should have used either perforated plastic or metal. They both lend themselves to painting and forming, and would look much better.
Using either material could look closer to factory, if they didn't stand 2" above the dash. A dash pad replacement would improve the interior.
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Re: Firebird custom dash speaker covers

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Should have used either perforated plastic or metal. They both lend themselves to painting and forming, and would look much better.
Using either material could look closer to factory, if they didn't stand 2" above the dash. A dash pad replacement would improve the interior.
There's room for improvement, yes, but considering what's been made here, he's added something of value to the car and done a decent job to make it fit.

Nice work.
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Should have used either perforated plastic or metal. They both lend themselves to painting and forming, and would look much better.
Using either material could look closer to factory, if they didn't stand 2" above the dash. A dash pad replacement would improve the interior.
Thank you for your input. I had considered both options, and down the road I may go for the perforated plastic, but I'm considering this a prototype and it works for now. Gotta work with what you got, you know? On the cheap, and yes, a dashpad replacement would improve the interior, but there are many more improvements on my list, dash pad is not high on the priority list. But again, thank you for your input.
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