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Old 01-11-2008, 07:33 PM
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torsion bar removal

i was puttin in new speakers and i cant use the stock bracket because the cover wont fit over my speakers. i custom mounted a metal bracket to hold them in but now they are too low and the speakers hit the torsion bars in the back and i cant bolt them in.

how do i get the torsion bars off? and what can i do instead of this if anyone knows.
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:49 PM
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Old 01-11-2008, 11:56 PM
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yezah im interested to know, i like the stock covers due to the fact that then it looks like ive got ****ty stock speakers and no one look sat my car other then "a stupid honda"
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Old 01-12-2008, 01:49 AM
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heres an option: get 1/4" plywood cut two 7.5"x7.5" pieces, cut holes in them, and cover them. that should raise the speakers up enough. it worked for me
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Old 01-12-2008, 03:52 AM
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To get the trunk springs out with out killing your self go to honda and have them take them out ( I bet if you sweet talk them they'll do it for free ) Or you could try cutting them.
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the stock cover is too shallow and my tweeter inside my speakers sticks up too far. this is a profile of the my kappa speaker and stock speaker cover (silver bracket is mounted onto speaker so still about the same depth)



took this in the dark so sorry if its dim. if there is problems seeing what im talkin about let me know and i will take one in daylight. the torsion bar stops me from bolting it in all the way



the plywood idea would work but my speaker mount in just about flush with the rear deck and i think it will look awesome. if there is no way around it though then that it what i will do. lol or trunk dampers. i got some old small hydraulics that could work for that if its possible

i just thought there would be an easy way to get the bars off temporarily to fit the speaker.
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Old 01-12-2008, 06:05 AM
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You could cut them but I wouldn't stand in there way is all I'm saying.' Unless you don't like your face, then go for it climb in the trunk and do it......J/k man don't do that.
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the plywood idea would work but my speaker mount in just about flush with the rear deck and i think it will look awesome.
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You could cut them but I wouldn't stand in there way is all I'm saying.' Unless you don't like your face, then go for it climb in the trunk and do it......J/k man don't do that.
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as promised. sorry they are so big
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Old 01-13-2008, 03:50 PM
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I did the wood mod too. Mine were just cut in circles to be more conspicuous.
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im not good enough to cut perfect circles, you should see the circle cut outs under those speakers lol
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To pry the torsion bars off you just need a long screwdriver. And somebody to hold the trunk so it doesn't fall down and bop you on the head. To hold the trunk lid up you then do this

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i managed to get them in perfect, and the torsion bars arent even bending that bad. this is the flush look i mean





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You should get some black speaker covering to make them bad boys look stock. that would really clean it up. But Nice mounting man.
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i want to. but i don't really have any ideas. unless i just cover the infinity cover with black. but it would bulge out where my tweeter is. and the stock one is too shallow and wider then these.
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