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bigblock73 04-17-2008 04:49 AM

cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
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OK, I finally found time to bend and install the cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets I had made. I also picked up a set of speakers and installed them as well to see how everything fit. With that said, I now feel comfortable selling the extra 10 sets I had made.

These are brand new speaker brackets I created off a set of aftermarket aluminum ones I found in a local salvage yard. I took measurements off of the originals, transferred them to CAD, made some adjustments to get them to fit better, and had them cut out on a CNC plasma cutter. It was more cost effective to have 12 sets made total (instead of just one set for the same price)...thus leaving me extras to offer for sale.

These will fit most 6x9 speakers, however, I found out the hard way they will not accomodate 6x9's with 4" diameter magnets. :( With that being said, I assume you could make them work with the use of a small spacer or slight modifying and repositioning of the speaker bracket itself. 6x9's with a 3 1/4" magnet fit absolutely perfect with no modifications needed. These will be delivered bare steel, so you'll need to paint to match your interior or exterior. Basic self-tapping sheet metal screws will be provided. I decided to use stainless steel button head screws and lock nuts when I mounted these in my '73, felt it matched my interior better.

Please study the below picture carefully to ensure these brackets will fit your truck. I believe some of the early 3-point belt trucks had the retractors mounted where the top of these brackets sit...and therefore will not work.

As of right now, all spare 10 sets are still un-bent, but I will be bending all of them Sunday morning (4/20), and will be ready to ship the following week.

Price for a set of these will be $62 shipped to your door (lower 48 only). I feel this is very comparable to those carpeted 6x9 boxes...and look 10 times better. This will also cover my initial expense to have these made plus the time I spent getting them to work. I won't be getting rich off these.

If interested, please reply here and send me a PM. I accept and prefer PAYPAL, but will take money orders or cashiers checks.

I will update the thread with the quanity I have left as sets are sold.

Thanks!

SOLD OUT

Purchases
babyjay
87bob
dragon (73-87chevytrucks)
84 400
truckdoctor (73-87chevytrucks)
f.monroe
just me8338
chromyelow1 (pending payment)
got2haul (73-87chevytrucks)
mhicks

bigblock73 04-17-2008 04:50 AM

Re: cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
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Pictures with speakers installed (but not included)

84 400 04-17-2008 05:07 AM

Re: cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
Jeff
I am interested in a set but got to talk it over first because money is tight.

Will they fit in a 1984 using the stock screw points or are new wholes needed? Any interference with the stock bench seat when they where in the 87?

Thanks

bigblock73 04-17-2008 05:13 AM

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New holes are needed to mount these. They will fit all 73-87 pickups.

I do not believe there will be seat interference...as the originals I found fit with no problems. To be safe, could someone post a pic of their cab with the seat all the way back...I'l be able to tell by that.

daman18 04-17-2008 06:40 AM

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I would like to order a set if u have any left.

chromyelow1 04-17-2008 06:57 AM

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me too!! how much? Do you have paypal?

chromyelow1 04-17-2008 07:10 AM

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Sorry got ahead of myself, i didnt read the whole storie but yes I do need a set please and please let me know the paypal option. Thanx

beaterC10 04-17-2008 01:37 PM

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I'll take a set. Pm sent.

babyJay 04-17-2008 02:22 PM

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Jeff, if available I'd like a set for the 79. Thanks!

bigblock73 04-17-2008 03:14 PM

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OK, all PM's sent I have replied to. Once payment is made I'll update quanity left.

I have also received a couple questions on these brackets. These brackets are mounted with three fasteners, 1 on top, 2 on bottom. Since these brackets mount tight to the rear cab and door opening, I feel that is sufficient. However, if you would like additional mounts on top, here is what I suggest...and just might do if I make a second batch of these. Cut off the single top tab, then bend up two small angle brackets. You can then mount the angle brackets to the cab lip, and then mount the speaker bracket to them. If anyone would like to do this, I can supply a flat piece of 3/4" wide steel and you can make your own...free of charge. You just have to let me know before I ship your brackets.

Also, I don't suspect the sound quality will be affected by these speaker brackets compared to the stock 4x10 brackets. However, I plan to sound deaden the backside of my brackets, and perhaps put insulation in the cab corners...just to be on the safe side.

Of course, if you have any questions, please drop me a PM.

Thanks!

Rooster's82 04-17-2008 04:05 PM

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Oh man, those look great! I would love to drop the $55...A GREAT price for custom fabricated piece, but money is tight. Will you be making any more in the future or is this a one time deal?

bigblock73 04-17-2008 04:25 PM

Re: cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
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Originally Posted by Rooster's82 (Post 2681029)
Oh man, those look great! I would love to drop the $55...A GREAT price for custom fabricated piece, but money is tight. Will you be making any more in the future or is this a one time deal?

Thanks!

As far as making more. It all depends on how these sell and what type of feedback I receive. I would like to, but it involves a fair amount of work and $$ on my end.

bigblock73 04-22-2008 04:16 AM

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OK, for those of you who have purchased a set. I have them all bent up, just waiting for the boxes I purchased to arrive so I can ship. Here is a sneak peek until then.

f.monroe 04-22-2008 04:51 AM

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I will take a pair . My email is frankm@tconline.net . I will look for an invoice or your paypal address . Thanks for offering these . Frank

chromyelow1 04-22-2008 07:27 AM

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ya email me your adress to send you a check, I really do not know how to use paypal, but either way. chromyelow1@yahoo.com

babyJay 04-22-2008 02:17 PM

Re: cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
sweet! thanks for the peek!

mhicks 04-23-2008 07:51 PM

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I'll take the last set. Where do we send paypal to?
Mike

mhicks 04-23-2008 07:52 PM

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I saw the address above. Is the last set still available?

bigblock73 04-23-2008 08:44 PM

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Originally Posted by mhicks (Post 2690583)
I'll take the last set. Where do we send paypal to?
Mike

PM sent

bigblock73 04-23-2008 08:44 PM

Re: cab corner 6x9 speaker brackets
 
OK, all sets have been sold. If payments are not made on the ones marked (pending payment), I will update the listing. If you are still interested in a set, please reply here...as I just might make a second run.

SBTork 04-25-2008 08:07 AM

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make me down for a set from the second run if you decided to do it.

bigblock73 04-27-2008 07:03 PM

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OK folks, all the brackets went out today...here is a pic of them on their way. I slightly under estimated potsage on these, especially for those further away from me. Soo, some went 6 day parcel post, others went priority. Please PM me and let me know how the installs go and if you have any feedback...good or bad. Thanks again everyone!

bigblock73 04-27-2008 07:05 PM

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chromyelow, I am still waiting to hear back from you. Your PM's don't work, and the E-mails have not been responded to. Please let me know your intentions. Thanks. :)

daman18 04-30-2008 05:49 AM

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please put me on the list for the 2nd run unless u have someone that didn't pay for a set

bigblock73 04-30-2008 05:52 AM

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Originally Posted by daman18 (Post 2700646)
please put me on the list for the 2nd run unless u have someone that didn't pay for a set

I did have someone back out. SBTork was next in line, sent him a PM today. If he doesn't respond or is no longer interested, you are next in line. :)


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