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Old 02-24-2013, 02:50 PM   #47
Yanner
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Join Date: Jan 2012
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Location: London, Canada
What I Drive: 2012 Sonic Blue 5MT hatch

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Originally Posted by tjbain View Post
Hi Yanner,

I'm working on installing my own set of Polk db6501 components, but I'm stuck at the tweeters. It seems the new tweeter is too big to get into the stock tweeter mounts. I read what you did and I'm wondering if you can be more detailed for me? Did you somehow remove grey plastic piece from around the tweeter?
It's been nearly a year. Re-reading my own post, it says I bent a tab back on the sail panel to make the new tweeters fit. After scuffing the body of the tweeter, I used dabs of epoxy on the tweeter body where it touches the plastic of the sail panel when inserted. Nearly 1 year later and many door closings, it hasn't gotten loose and there's never been any rattles.

The grey plastic is what i scuffed to let the epoxy get a good grip. They key to making them fit is breaking off the correct tab on the sail panel. Let me know if you have any other questions. There's another thread of someone installing the same components and I believed they used duct tape.
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