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Old 21st March 2008, 11:34   #1
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Default Help!! fitting 6" components in alto, where to cut?

hello Audio Gurus,
Yet another help needed to fit 6" components in my alto.The OEM location can accommodate only 4" components. I am in love with the 6" illusion components and desperately need them in my ALTO.i have a JBL 75.4 to run them.
Now the door is so cramped that there is hardly and space to accommodate them. I am ready to cut the trims but i am not finding a proper location to fix them. I dont have power windows. so i have to keep the circumference of the window handle to move around freely.
Sorry guys my handset is gone for repair. will take a pic of the door trim soon. If any guys with alto around can post some pics, it will be really helpful.
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Amit do post pics of the trim.
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Hi Amit. Check this link:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/ask-gu...-required.html

I will be watching this thread for the same reason as yours. :-)
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This might help you a lot..

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/731561-post16.html
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@rac,
i had seen the components in speedzaks alto. also seen the other alto. they have power windows so they got some space to put it that way.

@LBM
that was too low. my heart has already become weak. i am finding the glassfibre work tidious and risky. we dont have people who can do this in pune.
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that was too low. my heart has already become weak. i am finding the glassfibre work tidious and risky. we dont have people who can do this in pune.
Yaar check out the BlueRaven thread I will help you avoid the FB work. You can install it a little above also. I meant to give you a idea only.
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I have read somewhere on the forum that 5.25" should not be a problem without switching to power windows.
Infact there have also been some pictures of an M800 with 5.25" in the front door. Searched but couldn't find the post. So i assume if it's possible on m800, it should be possible in the alto as well.
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^ and this is the link to the m800 install.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/sound-...p-my-m800.html
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Check thsi thread too amit
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/sound-...e-install.html

I opened the door panels 2 days ago to get rid of rattling and there is very less space for components to be fitted in Alto.
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Fitting power windows will solve all the problems na! These days, you can find some good makes for cheap prices.

If you damp the door properly, then the easiest way to install 6.5" drivers would be to cut the plastic door pad where the door pocket ends in the front. Carefully, measure the size and level the holes/surface with fibre or MDF.
Would recommend an expert hand than an amateur job.
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I have read somewhere on the forum that 5.25" should not be a problem without switching to power windows.
Infact there have also been some pictures of an M800 with 5.25" in the front door. Searched but couldn't find the post. So i assume if it's possible on m800, it should be possible in the alto as well.
no maruti 800 has an altogether different trim than alto. Alto trim is too cramped. also u will find those side impact beams and metal very close to the trim as u open them.

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Check thsi thread too amit
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/sound-...e-install.html

I opened the door panels 2 days ago to get rid of rattling and there is very less space for components to be fitted in Alto.
hi abhibh. saw that post, he has fitted them by cutting the door pockets half the way in the front. but he has that extra space because of the power windows. lets see i have to search for some expert installer.

gurus,
how about this location? i have copied one image from LBMs post and circled some area. please suggest.
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NO it will be covered by the seats. Try keeping them in the front as much possible.
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Amit, LBM's suggestion is the best. Keep the speakers as further from the seats as possible.
The cutting in the above picture looks great. Maybe, you can even shift them a bit more forward and angle it for a better sound stage.
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Whats the problem in putting them in the front where there is an existing opening? Winder interferes?
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i presume the orignal location can take 4 inchers only.
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