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Old 12-07-2010, 09:23 PM
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I want to put a stereo in.the Mule. I can mount the unit in the dash but where would you mount two speakers since I have a soft top and soft doors? I used to buy a speaker in awedge housing to mount on the fender well but I can't find those these days. Any suggestions?
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:35 PM
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How 'bout the speakers that mount to a roll cage?
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:41 PM
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They used to sell them at car toys or ultimate electronics.
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how about speakers designed for a boat wake board tower thing. (I don't know I prefer a slalom ski). Look like the could clamp to a roll bar. Plus take some rain.

http://www.mtx.com/marine/
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How good of sound do you want?

Bestop makes a sound bar designed for Jeeps but depending on roll cage bar spacing they can sometimes work...Sound quality isn't great though on the ones I've heard.

http://www.4wd.com/productdetails.as...mpaign=product

Tuffy makes speaker enclosures that mount to the rear wheel wells as an option or idea for making your own.

TLC in CA use to make these "panels" that attached to the door frame and ran from there to about the firewall by the kick vents that allowed you to install the speakers of choice...Obviously not a great idea if sealed speakers are important - I just checked their site and don't see them listed but you could make your own easy enough.

Other ideas would be some decent outdoor speakers that could be mounted about anywhere.
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if you build them, they'll make noise
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I have some box speakers I'm sending off for a rebuild since they are old and the cones are deteriorated, but they sound great (ADS 300s) and I mound them just in front of the jumpseats on some homemade brackets I bolted through the sheetmetal on the wheel well. I checked for som marinespeakers and they had a good selection at Crutchfield.com for not too much money. They might be the way to go...
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How good of sound do you want?

Bestop makes a sound bar designed for Jeeps but depending on roll cage bar spacing they can sometimes work...Sound quality isn't great though on the ones I've heard.

http://www.4wd.com/productdetails.as...mpaign=product

Tuffy makes speaker enclosures that mount to the rear wheel wells as an option or idea for making your own.

TLC in CA use to make these "panels" that attached to the door frame and ran from there to about the firewall by the kick vents that allowed you to install the speakers of choice...Obviously not a great idea if sealed speakers are important - I just checked their site and don't see them listed but you could make your own easy enough.

Other ideas would be some decent outdoor speakers that could be mounted about anywhere.
It's a noisy old 40 with a soft top, so I'm not too concerned about the quality of the audio. I thought of mounting something on the roll bar but the way mine is built the speakers would have to be close to our heads, good for sound but bad for heads if we tip over again .

I'll check out the Tuffy mounts for the wheel wells. I'm just amazed the speakers in the plastic wedge mounts are so hard to find these days. They used to be as common as popcorn and were perfect for putting speakers in the rear window ledge on a car.
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