I am making this thread to discuss and post about my stereo replacement in my 94 VP.
I recently bought this car for $500 not running, and with the help from a lot of great members on this site I got it up and running. Before I take it to get inspected I have to fix a few things. So I figure while it’s down I will mess around with the stereo install.
All of my searches have told me that I needed 5.25” drivers in the doors. After pulling my door panels off and measuring I discovered that 6.5” drivers will fit. I tried a Pioneer component set and it fit in the space, but the surround was hitting the door panel. So I tried a older set of 6.5s that have a foam spacer which keeps the surround away from the panel. They seem to fit ok. I snapped a pic before putting the passenger door panel back on.
I’ve ran these in an active system for years and have been pleased. They have good low end output. I am going to use some alpine tweeters, and I will build my own passive crossovers.
I am installing a old Clarion DXZ785USB head unit. It has a ton of features. I’m also going to build a fiberglass/wood sub box for the trunk. It will all be powered by a soundstream 5 channel amp.
A few questions I have,
- Are the rear door speakers the same as the front?
- How do I remove the trim panel on the dash for the tweeters?
- What is the best way to access the rear tweeters?