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Old Jan 24th, 2013, 01:47 PM
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hi what size rear speakers can i fit into my 2006 r52 cooper (non-s).
its got the bog standard one with the bmw boast headunit.
ive seen some pioner 4 way 6x9 i think the rears can take them in place of the rubbish standard on.
any help much appreciated
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Old Jan 24th, 2013, 09:38 PM
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The rear speakers in a convertible are not 6x9's. I think they are 6.5" but may be as small as 5.25".

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Old Jan 24th, 2013, 10:51 PM
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Oh, damn! I've seen some people fit 6x9 I want 6x9 how hard would they be to fit?
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You would probably have to start cutting metal, not a good idea!
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Old Jan 25th, 2013, 11:23 PM
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Hhmmm which mini r52 had 6x9 in the back?? On the Clutchfield website they swapped standard 6x9 to aftermarket ones so I'm really confused
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Okay it's r53 that have 6x9 rear as standard I have not done my homework as good as I thought and I have also managed to order 6 3/4 for the front and biggest is 6 1/2 so I'm gonna have to cut the door by the looks of things :/
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Old Jan 27th, 2013, 12:46 PM
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The R50 Cooper comes with 6x9's in the rear as standard.
They are awful, replaced mine with Infinity Kappa 6x9's.
In the Summer i'm replacing those with some Focal 6x9's.
The front were 5 1/4 inch and i replaced those with 165mm
MB Quart components, which i'm replacing with Focals too.
The speakers sound great, especially as they are powered with MTX
amps, but they have been in for 7 years, so it's time for an upgrade.
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Old Jan 27th, 2013, 11:18 PM
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nice work! have you tried fitting bigger speaker in the front or is it a pig to do?
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It really depends if your any good at DIY really.
I made my own spacer rings to allow the fitting of the 165mm
MB Quart speakers.
I designed these to use the original mounting holes.
I had seen some spacer rings for larger speakers that required you
to drill additional holes on the door.....no way i was doing that!
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