1957 best place to unobtrusively place stereo speakers

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Nov 19, 2021
Thunderbird Year
1957
1957 having my town and country updated to stereo. I don’t see any kick panel speakers available.
Any suggestions for least obtrusive placement?
 

zeroroadkill

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Mar 2, 2020
Thunderbird Year
1955
There is a lot of room under the dashboard. I had my speakers there in my’37 Ford. Not the best placement, but no cutting required.
 
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Sep 15, 2020
Thunderbird Year
1956
1957 having my town and country updated to stereo. I don’t see any kick panel speakers available.
Any suggestions for least obtrusive placement?
I tried and was disappointed with the performance of the rear panel (behind the soft top) type of speakers. The sound was muffled by the soft top and the drop curtain. I have been satisfied with the performance of two 3 1/2 inch speakers that I placed in the quarter panel area. It requires cutting holes in the quarter panel cardboards but it is out of sight unless you really look.Photo 2.jpegPhoto 4.jpeg
 

jimntempe

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Apr 2, 2021
Thunderbird Year
1957
I had a couple old 4" box-bookshelf speakers that I used. They are mounted to the lip of the opening between the trunk and pass compartment. Not the greatest setup but easy to do and slamming the trunk doesn't hurt them. They hide behind the drop curtain and the stowed soft top.

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May 7, 2022
Thunderbird Year
1956
1957 having my town and country updated to stereo. I don’t see any kick panel speakers available.
Any suggestions for least obtrusive placement?
You'll have to take the inner door panel off and find a hole where they can fit and cut and fit whatever size speakers u can. To be able to figure it out pretty quickly. I'm sure a reputable installer will help you.
At least that's what I'm going to do.
 
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