1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Replacing speakers rear shelf

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by lawrence, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. lawrence

    lawrence Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi now that i have replaced the front speakers, how do i replace the rear ones on the shelf? Many thanks!!
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. docurley

    docurley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2003
    Messages:
    3,963
    Likes Received:
    40
  4. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2003
    Messages:
    9,833
    Likes Received:
    39
    I think it depends on whether you're rear seats fold down or not.
    Mine do so it was a simple case of disconnecting the rear brake light, popping up the rear deck and sliding it forward and out. Not sure what all the other removal stuff was about as I didn't have to remove anythig other than the deck cover itself.
    Can't see how standard speakers can be screwed into the OE locations without an adapter as the profile where the speaker meets the rear deck is not flat (it goes up & down thus leaving air gaps all round the speaker).
    I used Pioneer custom fit units, after trying to make adapters, although you can now buy adapter rings for the rears now.
     
  5. The911SC

    The911SC Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2003
    Messages:
    1,035
    Likes Received:
    1
    you can get adaptors from a car hi fi shop. In my old A4 B5 i put caliber speakers in the adapters. The adapters are about 15 pounds i think.
     
  6. lawrence

    lawrence Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    0
    cheers again guys!!
     
  7. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User Audi A4 quattro

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2004
    Messages:
    13,021
    Likes Received:
    395
    They are dead easy to change,adapters screw in and speakers fit to them.I ended up taking mine out to help vent the bass into the cabin
     
  8. lawrence

    lawrence Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    0
    cheers, will give it a go 2molo
     

Share This Page