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Front door speaker install

I need help... I still have those terrible 15w stock speakers that are currently blown and I bought super nice new kenwoods I went to plug them in thinking it was a breeze but noticed it has some weird connector clip thing my speaker terminals are - - and the stock harness fits || how do I install them ?
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Just cut off the stock terminals and either solder the wire straight onto the new speaker terminals or crimp on some new connectors. If you aren't running amps then the stock wiring is fine.
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Re: Front door speaker install

I got a sub and amp running already, so I just cut all 4 wires off that connector and put new terminal connectors on the wires ? which ones do I twist together do they need to alternate sides or anything special or just twist right with right left with left ?
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Re: Front door speaker install

Oops, I forgot about those darn tweeters. Two of the wires are the feed from your head unit, the other two go up to your tweeters by the door handle. Just twist the like coloured wires together and you'll be good to go.
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Re: Front door speaker install

I looked into running new aftermarket speaker wires from cabin to door and it looked like a huge pain in the rear end. It looks like I would have to take off doors and front fender just to be able to drill a hole into the side for new speaker wires. I could not even fit my fingers to remove that connector.
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Re: Front door speaker install

^^ lmao...that's kinda doing it the hard way...


Legendary dude, you don't need to do anything except remove the two wires from the clip and fasten them to your aftermarket speakers. Leave the tweeter wires alone.


And Mat...sigh...I don't even know where to begin with your comment. I've got a happy caffine buzz going so here goes.
You should remove the 12mm screw that holds your door from wrenching too far open. That'll give you about 20-30 more angle open.

Unless you are trying to use a hammer drill, any ole 3/8 drive drill should fit, but you'll probably have to drill at an angle.



Stick ya some pliers in the gap to hold the door open...

Lot's of broken wires lead to terminal rebuild

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Re: Front door speaker install

I (MANCRAFTED) myself a harness instead everything seemed really weird for my car but anyways what I did...

1. Removed both stock speakers
2. Removed harness clip from stock speakers
3. Soldered new leads + and -
4. Added quick release speaker terminals to both end
5. connected and VOILA ! magic :D

I appreciate everyones help on this :D
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Re: Front door speaker install

Yeah, Mat was talking about running new thicker wires which requires you to drill out the stock door plug, as I said you really don't need to worry about this unless you're driving off an external amp. For some reason Honda decided to change the wiring on 5th gens to make the plug connect where the wires pass through the frame (same as my 323) making the job a real PITA. On 4th gens it's real easy, the plug is further up under the dash so all you need to do is pull a new wire through the rubber hose.

Congrats on the install though, hope it sounds good.
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Re: Front door speaker install

^^ they mimic'd the accord way on the 5g.
Aint so bad once you know how.

Way to go curse dude. Sounds like a solid plan.
What speakers did you go with? Hard to find good slim mounts. Did you have to remove the round 'box' around your oem's?

I found some nifty kenwoods in a junkyard civic and have a plan to make a "clip" that fastens to the factory one. You simply canibalize the male half of the clip from a junkyard car and do similar to what you did to that. I just haven't gotten around to installing them yet. And removing the round 'box' will be required to get the big @$$ magnet in the space. But male voices and snare drums will sound better than the current kazoo sound that comes from those paper cone speakers.
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