Obscured speakers.

Submitted: Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:30
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I am planning on making and installing my own storage drawers for my 60 series GXL Landcruiser. The problem I have, is that even at a minimum drawer depth of 220 mm. they will obscure the original radio speakers mounted on the side rear panels. If I make the drawers any deeper, as I would like to, the speakers will end up completely encased in the side cavity. Any ideas on how to overcome this problem? I can't see an appropriate place to move the speakers to.
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Reply By: Chris - Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003 at 11:30

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003 at 11:30
How about putting them in the draw system itself, I assume you are going to cover the sides above the wheel arches. It’s here I would put them, above the wheel arches as far forward as possible. You could even box them on a 45-degree angle facing forward to get the best sound. This way your draws can be as deep as you like, even to the top of the back seats.
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Follow Up By: Ron - Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003 at 22:37

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003 at 22:37
Thanks Chris, that's an option I hadn't thought of.
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Reply By: Truckster - Sunday, Jan 19, 2003 at 11:47

Sunday, Jan 19, 2003 at 11:47
I asked week before last at the local Gino Audio place, they didnt really have any ideas, or werent interested.

The only thing I have seen is a roof mounted across the back from granny handle to granny handle a mount made with speakers in it facing down.

Anywhere near on top of the unit will be in the way of packing.
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