4"x6" speakers in the dash?


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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by millerized » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:58 am



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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by sm0ikr » Sat Apr 16, 2016 12:12 pm

You only regret what you did NOT try.
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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by millerized » Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:29 pm

sm0ikr wrote:You only regret what you did NOT try.
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Oh...I'm surely regretted a few things I "DID" try, lemmeetellya!

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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by giturgun » Mon May 02, 2016 8:22 pm

Looking at upgrading mine as well. But I am going to put the speakers in the fairing pockets. I have an 88 and will remove the storage pockets from both sides, I will have aluminum pieces cut by lazer at work and use plate speakers for the sound.I looked at a 4 x 8 3 way but have not measured yet to see if it will fit.. Amp will be a 45 watt ch and I have an old eq with bass out on it. Always wanted to bass blast on a bike just for kicks. Its just something U do not see.
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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by Uncle Fester » Mon May 02, 2016 9:46 pm

giturgun wrote:Looking at upgrading mine as well. But I am going to put the speakers in the fairing pockets. I have an 88 and will remove the storage pockets from both sides, I will have aluminum pieces cut by lazer at work and use plate speakers for the sound.I looked at a 4 x 8 3 way but have not measured yet to see if it will fit.. Amp will be a 45 watt ch and I have an old eq with bass out on it. Always wanted to bass blast on a bike just for kicks. Its just something U do not see.
Now you have me wondering, if I removed the pockets like you suggest, would 5.25" or even 6.5" speakers fit there instead ? If so, I could hook up my NUVI GPS to the stock dash speakers and hear it better.I have the amplifier out of a old 15watt cb external speaker I could drive the speakers with (8ohm load). Hmmmn
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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by Dennis613l » Tue May 03, 2016 7:43 am

There is a fellow on ebay that sells the speaker adapter:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-Gold-Wing ... SwSdZWfnBS

A word of warning though, I'd bought a stereo adapter off of him a couple years ago, and it (and replacement) was never delivered.
Never got my money back as things had been delayed until it was too late to get refund through ebay/pay pal.

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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by darryldevaney » Tue May 03, 2016 8:23 am

I'm working on trying to fit a set of 6x9 speakers in my storage pockets. They'll sit about 1/2-3/4 inch above the flat part of the fairing, which will be what I need for a mounting platform. Hopefully in a few weeks I'll finally get the time to finish it. [Note: the speakers in the picture are not the final units, just some oddballs that were laying around my garage; also the stereo shown is not what I ended up using]


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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by wingdings » Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:33 pm

why not stick them in the side pockets - the pockets are not good for much else !! lol - yes ?? - see pic below !!! and if you like try this for the boot trunk - click on the link - http://www.goldwingtech.info/LED/1500/TopBoxInterior/ and http://www.goldwingtech.info/SideRunning.html




- I am going to fit a COBRA MR F300 BT EU Marine Bluetooth Handset/Speakerphone for Mobile Phone buy from ebay and a Pyle PLMR17BTS AM/FM-MPX In-Dash Marine Stereo Radio SD/MMC/USB Bluetooth - which are both waterproof and half the size of the one you have in your pic - tried to fit the one like yours full size found out after making a mock up surround - that you cannot turn the handle bars onto full lock - bummer yes ?? however find a shorter one like the one I have the stuff on it is amazing and the dam thing is water proof too and with blue tooth you can put it though your helmet by one of the many head set kits too !! - same with the COBRA MR F300 BT EU Marine Bluetooth Handset/Speakerphone
that can be linked into your radio or put though your helmet too - its a stand alone unit and very easy to install and a very cheap price too !!
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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by JPochron » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:12 am

I attempted to install the Pioneer 4x6 Speakers like you did however I can't figure out how to get the speakers to fit any lower in the opening. The edge around the speaker is at least 1/4" thick and the bezel won't fit over them. Now i've got this huge opening I need to figure out how to get the speakers to fit so the bezel goes back flush. Any suggestions would be appreciated or if anyone else hat isn't has any ideas like maybe a brand of speaker thick around the edges

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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by FM-USA » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:37 am

JPochron wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:12 am
I attempted to install the Pioneer 4x6 Speakers like you did however I can't figure out how to get the speakers to fit any lower in the opening. The edge around the speaker is at least 1/4" thick and the bezel won't fit over them. Now i've got this huge opening I need to figure out how to get the speakers to fit so the bezel goes back flush. Any suggestions would be appreciated or if anyone else hat isn't has any ideas like maybe a brand of speaker thick around the edges
Wood is easy to work with if your looking to TEST something. Make a riser ring for the speaker.
If it works and you like it as is, you can seal and paint the wood. It's not going to be a show piece, for now, functional.

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Re: 4"x6" speakers in the dash?

Post by Big Blue UK » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:36 pm

giturgun wrote:
Mon May 02, 2016 8:22 pm
Always wanted to bass blast on a bike just for kicks. Its just something U do not see.
I set out to have a better amp chip, to replace Mickey Mouse chip, in the cheap as chips unit, that would not even run the Polk speakers I installed. Ended up completely re wiring system, twin 47Ah batteries, high pass filters to each speaker, 450W Rockford Fosgate amp, Polk speakers, 2 farad performance cap.



For the bass, I turned the top box into a 600W downward firing twin ported sub woofer.




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