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Old 03-30-2016, 10:24 PM   #1
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Speaker location options - '54

What options are there for speaker locations on a '54 chevy pickup? I'd like to put two 6x9's in the cab but not sure where. Under the seat seems like it will muffle the sound too much. I still have the tank behind the seat so it seems a little limited there.

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Old 03-30-2016, 10:31 PM   #2
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Re: Speaker location options - '54

If you get a quality set of 6.5 inch speakers and amp them, the kick panels is a great spot if you aim them up toward you a bit. You wouldn't really need rear speakers either.
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Old 03-31-2016, 01:36 AM   #3
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There is plenty of room for a 6x9 in each rear corner of the cab My first step father kept his stash or Rainer beer in cab corner on his 54. You could build some boxes to fit each side and then put another speaker in the stock speaker location and done.

Side note I've got small boxes with six inch speakers on each kick panel of my 48. They are too handy as a foot rest though.
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Check out this thread:

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I bought a set from him and the look & work great!
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Re: Speaker location options - '54

I installed the retro sound panels a few weeks ago. They sound nice even when being placed in the kick panel area. Your legs don't block the sounds and i even installed tweets just above the main speaker. The panels only needed 3/4" removed from the bottom to get them to just fit perfect. I will take a few better pics later today and post them up. I could not install the rear corner speakers as noted in the above post as the seat belt mechanism is located at the cab floor where they go. Already have the sub behind the seat and might one day install some more speakers behind the seat facing directly upward for a more immersive sound.
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Re: Speaker location options - '54

I have two 6 x 9's behind the seat and a 8" sub under the seat in a custom box. I have two 5" speakers in the stock location in the dash.
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Check out this thread:

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=645857

I bought a set from him and the look & work great!
Forgot to mention the 5.25" Kickers & the 12" sub behind the passenger seat. Sounds awesome!
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There is plenty of room for a 6x9 in each rear corner of the cab My first step father kept his stash or Rainer beer in cab corner on his 54. You could build some boxes to fit each side and then put another speaker in the stock speaker location and done.

Side note I've got small boxes with six inch speakers on each kick panel of my 48. They are too handy as a foot rest though.
MR48, do they still show the Rainer Beer commercial with the guy on the
Motorcycle when he has revving the throttle you would hear Rainer, Rainer,
and then when he took off and shifted you would hear Raineeeer... Beeeer!!!!
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