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Gas Man
03-21-2016, 11:05 PM
Last year Nate complained about not even hearing his Road Glide Special with the first stage of HD Boom audio upgrade. And then fearing the problems that will come with this year... Moe, Dave, Tom, and myself all with big upgraded audio systems...

He ended up with some hand-me-down audio upgrade pieces...

He picked up an CerwinVega amp from Moe, and my Infinity Kappa 6.5" speakers...

He found a nice cubby hole under the stock radio

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2360_zpsu44qzpbz.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2360_zpsu44qzpbz.jpg.html)

Close up, it's under there
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2359_zpslza5tn67.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2359_zpslza5tn67.jpg.html)

The old speakers out. How miserable they are...
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2362_zpszhgcivay.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2362_zpszhgcivay.jpg.html)


The speakers installed

Left
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2357_zpsdod3mvua.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2357_zpsdod3mvua.jpg.html)

Right
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2358_zpscjjnoiki.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2358_zpscjjnoiki.jpg.html)

But then he realized that his stock speaker grills wouldn't fit over the Kappa's tweeters... So after some searching... he ended up ordering some Hogtunes grills. Which fit near perfectly.
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l311/cjclark69/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2376_zpsgotovv2d.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/cjclark69/media/Lift%20Wrenching/Nate/IMG_2376_zpsgotovv2d.jpg.html)

I still need to get some pics of it finally all installed. I'm just his always documenting guy...

Bagger Dave
03-21-2016, 11:16 PM
Sweet! that will be a big upgrade from what he had! :lol: You have the amp to the settings for those speakers?
set to Flat and sensitivity (Gain) to 12 O'clock

Gas Man
03-22-2016, 12:11 AM
Yeah we went for full sound and half way on the gain.

He also has a line limiter convertor to give him speaker -> RCAs.

Bagger Dave
03-22-2016, 05:36 AM
Yeah we went for full sound and half way on the gain.

He also has a line limiter convertor to give him speaker -> RCAs.

Sweet!:rockout:

Ultra AL
03-22-2016, 10:29 PM
Very cool, Nate. It'll sound pretty sweet. Nice.