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Old 02-25-2013, 08:11 PM   #11
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I agree with Radioactive77 on this one, their original placement is pretty good, but their direction is horrible. Ive found my tweeters to sound better when aiming at me vs away from me. I think you are getting sound from the pass tweeter itself & reflections off the windshield, while the Dr side tweeter is very off-axis with no reflections reinforcing it.

I am currently using zero sound processing except whats offered by my radio.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:53 AM   #12
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how ar eyou guys aiming these? i can get a few degrees at best when trying to turn them in the cups
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:57 AM   #13
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ok I think I have them aimed better. dug my fingers in and got them tilted towards me. sounds better. thanks guys
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:02 PM   #14
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ok last post for me here.. i found the position setting on my radio and put it on front L (drivers seat) while listening to talk radio and the sound seemed to shift to right above my radio. i'm guessing that's my sweet spot?
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:02 PM   #15
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I have mine in the doors and there's nothing wrong with them. The angle from there to your ears is narrower than the angle from the front pillars. What Audiophyile says in post #11 is correct.
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:09 PM   #16
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how ar eyou guys aiming these? i can get a few degrees at best when trying to turn them in the cups
I noticed right away with mine by just leaning forward closer to the dash. I have yet to do anything to mine, but to get enough control on direction I will most likely fabricate a new mounting cup and replace the entire tweeter protrusion on the A pillar with one of my own design.

A simple option would be to visit HD or Lowes & get a chunk of PVC pipe that your tweeter will fit in, and cut a thin spacer at an angle. Then mount the tweeter with your new angled spacer (spacer sandwiched between tweeter cup & A pillar) and that should give you a little more angle adjustment.
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:51 PM   #17
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I noticed right away with mine by just leaning forward closer to the dash. I have yet to do anything to mine, but to get enough control on direction I will most likely fabricate a new mounting cup and replace the entire tweeter protrusion on the A pillar with one of my own design.

A simple option would be to visit HD or Lowes & get a chunk of PVC pipe that your tweeter will fit in, and cut a thin spacer at an angle. Then mount the tweeter with your new angled spacer (spacer sandwiched between tweeter cup & A pillar) and that should give you a little more angle adjustment.
i mangled up my a pillars pretty good so i'll probably try and cut that stock cup at more of an angle and see if i can fill it before i order new ones. i'm getting an idea of what i need to do now though. can't wait for some warm weather
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:29 AM   #18
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I had a hard time getting the tweeters to not sound detached when I installed them in the A-pillar. When I moved them down to the doors with the woofers, they sounded better but I did not like the imaging. I ended up buying a set of the BA imaging tweeters, mounting them in the A-pillars, and leaving the other ones with the woofers in the door. Both sets are attenuated so it does not sound to bright. So far I like it.
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