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Amplifiers and Speakers

By: David 08/23/2019

Might as well replace all the Speakers and Amplifiers while I have everything apart right?

I had mixed speakers and amps though out the years and decided to go all Alpine Speakers and all Alpine Amps.


I went with 6.5" Mid/Woofer for the doors. I must have had only 6" speakers there before because I had to do some more routeing and it got close to the edges. The wood speaker holder was something I made many years ago and used DashMat material to cover it because of its acoustically transparent properties.


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I put 1" Tweeters in the Dash moved slightly towards the center to help pull the sound up and around. It bounces off the windshield for a nice front stage impression. Through out the years I've found that is the best place for me for this truck.

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It ain't pretty but it works and you don't see it :-)

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I am able to fit 4" coaxial speakers in the side pillars for a little surround sound ;-)

And if anyone with a keen Toyota truck eye might notice I Frenched/reversed the seat belt mechanism into the pillar as well to make more room for the Sub box.

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I replaced my early 90's Orion 10" Subs with new Alpine 10" Subs, big difference.

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Next I replaced the Amplifiers. These are nice because they are a Class D type amplifiers which can be smaller for the same amount of power as the class A/B amplifiers and don't throw as much heat.

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I kept the old Head Units (for now).

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