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Radio/Speakers I have a 1981 Corvette that is gorgeous. It is all original including the radio and the speakers. There is something wrong with all of them. I am pretty sure the speakers are blown. I went up to Best Buy to look at 4/6's for the dash and 6/9's for the rear. They told me that I would have to get a box for the 6/9 speakers because they do not make any that fit without the box...Any thoughts?

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  • mgwainscott Jan 17, 2009

    I checked all the wires and the connections seem to be good. I know I am getting power bc I can get 1 station on the radio and it barely comes through one of the back speakers. Im not sure what to do. Is it the radio, the speakers or both?

  • mgwainscott May 11, 2010

    The 2 posts are from the same person. I had forgotten my password. Thanks for helping me with this radio problem


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4x6's are sold everywhere dude....also...if replacing the speakers , down in the kick panels where your feet are( on the sides)...pull the side carpeting down/off and you'll find a nice space designed for bigger speakers's the same body frame / section that the 79-80 used and CAME with speakers in there . Where are u ?

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  • klassicvette Feb 16, 2009

    sorry your problem...i was talking about the front 4x6 's..however...same thing for the rear 6x9er speakers apply..if you are near hamilton ontario , i can steer you to a great guy !!


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I doubt that they all blew, i would check the wires where the go into the radio to be sure the connection is good there first and also that you are getting power to the radio.If that dont help let me know and we will go deeper into the problem.

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