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      08-25-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
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Speaker adapter rings

Hello everyone,

I was wondering if there was a market for the speaker adapter rings for the front speakers. I have a friend with a CNC machine that can make these in quantity for those who are interested. I already have the specs and have a design for the part.

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Hello everyone,

I was wondering if there was a market for the speaker adapter rings for the front speakers. I have a friend with a CNC machine that can make these in quantity for those who are interested. I already have the specs and have a design for the part.

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808Mguy made an awesome set for shallower speakers but are no longer in production.



One thing that people are looking for are adaptor/rings for speakers like DLS R4's they are very popular due to there efficiency but they are too deep for E90s without being pushed into the doors.

I have started a thread on this on designing an adaptor, If you want to look into this as well feel free to chime in on my thread or here.

Pros to using DLS R4's
  • Sound Great
  • Are not super expensive
  • Have a timbre matched center ( 424 )
  • Are 94db Efficient ( work great with low power such as an MS8 )



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808Mguy made an awesome set for shallower speakers but are no longer in production.



One thing that people are looking for are adaptor/rings for speakers like DLS R4's they are very popular due to there efficiency but they are too deep for E90s without being pushed into the doors.

I have started a thread on this on designing an adaptor, If you want to look into this as well feel free to chime in on my thread or here.

Pros to using DLS R4's
  • Sound Great
  • Are not super expensive
  • Have a timbre matched center ( 424 )
  • Are 94db Efficient ( work great with low power such as an MS8 )



http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=733702

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How does them DLS R4 sound.....
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I'll have some parts made tomorrow for test fits
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How does them DLS R4 sound.....
Not sure yet, From what everyone says they sound great just off an MS8 ( 30w RMS ) there 94db sensitivity so very efficient.

Ill know soon trying to mock up a bolt in adapter as of now people only secure with dynamatt ( which works great ) but im hoping for a more permanent install.

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I'll have some parts made tomorrow for test fits
Nice! Def post up.
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Would these also fit a 2008 535i? If so I might be interested.
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Any updates? Many have attempted so im looking fwd to what you post.
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Update, my CnC guy is an idiot. I'm still working on these since I now own a nice set of Focal's that I want to install.
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We give away steel laser-cut rings with every system we sell
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We give away steel laser-cut rings with every system we sell
Thanks.... I have my sources for getting equipment at cost or below cost locally. I already have everything except the rings which I am working on now.

Once I get a set made and verify they fit, I'll let everyone know.
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Thanks.... I have my sources for getting equipment at cost or below cost locally. I already have everything except the rings which I am working on now.
I don't think he meant it that way. Although I am fairly certain there are a few products that he sells that you do not have those sources for. Most specifically the perfect fit systems.
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Any update on these? looking to buy and install some speakers soon, unless Vp...wants to sell me a pair speakers with adapters and plugs?
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I need an adaptor that will enable me to fit a morel in a E92....
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For what its worth, I ended up finding some on ebay for like 10 bucks. Not as cool as steel laser cut but they do the job!
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For what its worth, I ended up finding some on ebay for like 10 bucks. Not as cool as steel laser cut but they do the job!
I made some for my previous E90, but now i need to modify them to enable a morel to fit my E92.
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Ya I'm thinking about buying a cheap plastic cutting board and cutting it to size and fit to make some adapter rings. We will see how it goes, trying to make some for Rainbow components on my e92.
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Ya I'm thinking about buying a cheap plastic cutting board and cutting it to size and fit to make some adapter rings. We will see how it goes, trying to make some for Rainbow components on my e92.
It's quite simple if you have no depth issues, go for it

I think i have to add around 5-10mm to my adaptor so the morel is "pushed" towards the speaker grill.
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My friend can do if you guys want. Here's one he made for a customer made with plexiglass.



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Nelson - Will he be able to make an adaptor for an E92 to enable a morel dotech to fit? It won't fit with a standard adaptor due to the slim doors.
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Does anyone know the dimensions or spacing of the holes so we can create our own? I can find out after I take the door off but I'm trying to get things together so it's a one time shot. My speakers should be in next week.

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