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front speaker grill coversa

Postby grizzlybear1943 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:01 pm



I can see through the front speaker grills that the fine felt covering is flopping off the speaker cones. is there a way to remove the speaker covers without completely removing the speakers so I can glue the covers back on.
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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby Mag » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:36 pm

on my 88, only way to get to speakers is "from the back"...that is what holds them in. it is not that bad though once you get past doing it the first time.

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:52 pm

Have a look at How to replace your dash lights with LEDs - you can see what you need to do to get to the speakers as part of that process. The speakers are actually screwed in from the front, as are most speakers:

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby Mag » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:42 pm

Ya, that is what I meant ;)

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby raycw » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:43 pm

Just because I had the same problem... I'd stay away from trying to glue the old fiber covers back on. I used some of my wife's old black pantyhose; cut them to the appropriate shape and it looks better than new.

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby grizzlybear1943 » Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:08 pm

that is a good idea, however is it possible to pop off the grill covers from the front instead of removing the speakers from the windshield. that is what I need to know. if you can reply with answer
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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby Mag » Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:16 pm

The metal mesh that covers the speaker hole, is that what you are talking about? If so, I believe you can not remove them from the front, that mesh actually bends around the inside edge, so you would have no way to get it back in there if you bent the crap out of it.

Not that hard to get the front off though, just alot of pieces. Do it in order on the 1500 section for replacing dash LEDs....that is the example I used.

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby raycw » Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:25 pm

If there is a way.... I'd like to know about it. As far as I know you have to disassemble the dash to gain access to the speaker covers. Sorry... no quicky way.

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Re: front speaker grill coversa

Postby estaibjr » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:58 am

yes but dash must be opened. Grill covering cloth can be re-glued using Elmer's glue. Speakers stay in place and fresh glue placed on edge and cloth pulled over them. Then put dash back together.




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