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    Default Remove Front Speaker Grills?

    Well, I think I might have blown one of my front speakers (yea--blasting "Rolling Stones" too loud!! LOL). In any case, can anyone tell me how to remove the front speaker grills? Do they just "pop" off or do I need to remove body parts to get them off? Thanks

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    The speaker grill just pops off, is a small screwdriver to get to pop it off. I'm not sure what's required to remove the speaker. You might have to remove the side panel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captblack View Post
    The speaker grill just pops off, is a small screwdriver to get to pop it off. I'm not sure what's required to remove the speaker. You might have to remove the side panel.
    Thanks--I'll give it a try

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    search the forums - there is a thread with a video - not as easy as it sounds Lots of removal of sides and stuff
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    Lightbulb This blowed up pic shows where the TABs are located - Teddy says good luck

    And while you have them off, you may want to consider painting them to match the color of your Spyder, as it makes for a really nice & complete look, especially if you also do the dash bezel & rear grills.... just our opinion that we thought we'd share

    Speaker grills themselves, VERY EASY, as stated by others, just a small flat head screwdriver is all it takes. Haven't replaced nor removed the speakers, but as stated, should be a video on here somewhereGood Luck
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    Quote Originally Posted by hottrodd7 View Post
    Well, I think I might have blown one of my front speakers (yea--blasting "Rolling Stones" too loud!! LOL). In any case, can anyone tell me how to remove the front speaker grills? Do they just "pop" off or do I need to remove body parts to get them off? Thanks
    You have to remove TONS of stuff to replace the front speakers. Mirrors. Both side panels. Dash panel. Windshield. Top of cluster. Glovebox, etc.

    Plan on a good 4 hours to replace front speakers.

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    Default TONS of stuff

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    Just asking, please don't shoot the curious, are blown speakers covered under warranty.

    I would guess not but that's a lot of tupperware to remove for a speaker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrypottar View Post
    Just asking, please don't shoot the curious, are blown speakers covered under warranty.

    I would guess not but that's a lot of tupperware to remove for a speaker.

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    They should be covered in my opinion. The speakers should have been chosen to handle anything you throw at them. They should be able to handle whatever max volume is.

    If you're tearing down that far... I'd swap for some J&M or Polk speakers.

    I'd certainly check with the dealer and see if warranty will cover the replacement.

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    Not sure if the following answers your question, but it's in the general area.




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    Thanks guys for your responses. I'm not too worried about replacing the OEM's under warranty. I'm wanting to upgrade the speakers anyways.

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    Please keep us in the loop on the replacement and upgrade process... I need better speakers too!
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    Default How the heck to get them back on?

    Speaker grills themselves, VERY EASY, as stated by others, just a small flat head screwdriver is all it takes. Haven't replaced nor removed the speakers, but as stated, should be a video on here somewhereGood Luck[/QUOTE]



    Perhaps a silly question: but how do you pop them back on? Some how the right corner of the right hand side on my 2010 RT SM5 popped out. I removed it to recent loss and can’t get it back on. Any tips?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmillis View Post
    Speaker grills themselves, VERY EASY, as stated by others, just a small flat head screwdriver is all it takes. Haven't replaced nor removed the speakers, but as stated, should be a video on here somewhereGood Luck


    Perhaps a silly question: but how do you pop them back on? Some how the right corner of the right hand side on my 2010 RT SM5 popped out. I removed it to recent loss and can’t get it back on. Any tips?[/QUOTE]

    Popping them back on - I would put just a small DAB of liquid soap on the Tabs to assist …. after it dries it might actually help hold it on ….. I changed my speakers ( all four ) to JBL 2 ohm models ( fantastic sound & in-expensive too ) as I recall I got the front speakers out using a screw driver that had a spring extension ( it's much smaller than even a 1/4 " swivel ) that allowed it to bend a bit ….. got all four out with just removing the grills …… Mike

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    Popping them back on - I would put just a small DAB of liquid soap on the Tabs to assist …. after it dries it might actually help hold it on ….. I changed my speakers ( all four ) to JBL 2 ohm models ( fantastic sound & in-expensive too ) as I recall I got the front speakers out using a screw driver that had a spring extension ( it's much smaller than even a 1/4 " swivel ) that allowed it to bend a bit ….. got all four out with just removing the grills.
    I unintentionally left the RT warm up in the Okanagan sunshine while the grill was shaded in the trunk. I inserted the bottom first and then the top corner. Then using a small plastic trim remover tool popped in the last leftmost corner. It’s not right, but nor is the grill on the left. So far it’s stayed on at highway speeds.

    What JBL models did you use? What’s the popular Polk speaker?

    I seem to ONLY have front speakers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rmillis View Post
    I unintentionally left the RT warm up in the Okanagan sunshine while the grill was shaded in the trunk. I inserted the bottom first and then the top corner. Then using a small plastic trim remover tool popped in the last leftmost corner. It’s not right, but nor is the grill on the left. So far it’s stayed on at highway speeds.

    What JBL models did you use? What’s the popular Polk speaker?

    I seem to ONLY have front speakers.
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    2010 sm5.

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