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Old 12-02-2005, 05:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just wondering what the stock size for the front and rear speakers in a 1993 e36 is? and has anyone fit 6" in the front easily?

hope u can help, thnx in advance!
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Old 12-02-2005, 06:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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according to Crutchfield, the stock size is 5 1/4. Im sure the 6 would fit, but you might have to pay attention to mount depth. (I don't know it offhand).

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hahha i love this type of thread...this was my very first post on bmw-forums....umm here u go

http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/aud...t=speaker+size
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i have 2 in the back, 2 tweeters in the doors and 2 in the kick panels in the front! where are the other 2? and do 6" easily fit in place for the 5.25"'s?

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pay CLOSE attention to the depth of the speakers, as someone said above

if you get ones w/ built in tweeters they usually are pretty deep, and they wont fit inside that grating in the kick panel.
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Old 12-04-2005, 12:03 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i wont get built in ones, ill just replace current ones in the doors! i still dont understand how some people have 8 speakers? the average 6" speaker depth, is it the same as 5.25" ones?

did u guys fit the 6" in easily?
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why don't u make your life easier and get 5 1/4" speakers... in the front kick panel... and 4" in the rear
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they cost the same as 6" and much harder to find, thats why! i would get 4" in the back but at the front i'd rather have something better! so does it fit or u guys got no idea?
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im not sure. it doesnt seem like it would fit. you might be able to rig something up, though.

if you wanna take a look yourself and see what you'd be getting yourself into (as far as the front) the passenger side kick panel is pretty simple to take off and put back on. go ahead and take a look and see what u think
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