Replacing cab speakers

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  1. Mags52

    Mags52 Funster

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    Our cab speakers are useless (Fiat) but the previous owner fitted a rather nice radio. How difficult is it to fit replacement speakers and how do I find out which ones work best in the relatively noisy environment of a van cab?
    I thought about getting it done at Halfords but the choice of speakers is vast. We don't need CD quality sound but it is nice to be able to hear without having the volume turned up very high. The other thing is that the speakers in the back are good quality so if we have passengers and have the radio on high enough to hear in the front the folks in the back are deafened.
    If we get a technician to fit them I thought we might get the wiring changed so the radio works off the leisure battery too as it only works with the ignition on.
    Any advice or thoughts?
     
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    You will probably find a Fader control that alters the front/read balance.

    If the cab is noisy there not much you can do, add load of volume to drown it out and you'll end up deaf.

    Now quietening a cab, that is difficult.
     
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    The previous owner of my M/H dealt with the speakers before I owned it, and the music quality is superb.

    As regards using the leisure battery as your feed, the radio takes such a small draw in power it really doesn't make a lot of odds, what you would need to do is switch it to the accessory position on the ignition so that the ignition isn't on so to speak........Griff
     
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