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  1. Help with Component Speaker Install

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I have a 2014 Hatch that was the non-bose system with just the 4 door speakers so there isn't a tweeter in the dash or wires running to it, just the plastic plate. I bought a set of component speakers to get better sound staging but I have run into a bit of a difficulty. Has anyone found a good...
  2. Noob attempting amp and component speakers install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi. I have the PAC line-out system to connect an amp to the stock head unit, a 2 channel amp, and component speakers. I am fairly confident that I can fit the speakers physically to the locations...for some reasons a lot of the guides seem to focus on the physical mounting disproportionately to...
  3. Component speakers with tweeters that fit stock sail panel location?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    Anyone have any success fitting component tweeters in the stock location without cutting up the sail panel? Mazda 3 2007 hatch 6 speaker non-bose.
  4. Can't find component speakers that fits.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys I've searched the forum and no-one seems to have hard time with finding speakers that fits mazda 3 2013 HB I just spent 40 minutes with a Crutchfield specialist and really beside high end expensive one. Im new to all this and trying to do it on my own so no tech from home store would...
  5. For those who mounted an audio component under the front seat-how did you secure it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I assume you mounted the amp/DSP/whatever to a board and then secured the board. How did you do it? Thanks.
  6. How-To: Another front component install on non-Bose hatchback, stock HU

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Finally got around to installing my Hertz ESK 6.5” Components. Took me a good couple weeks as I've been pretty busy and waiting on parts. Got some help from a friend during the install...The lesson we both learned from this install was to not buy eBay piece of sh!t 5x7/6x8 adapter plates (see...
  7. Problem with component speaker install wiring

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi. I have a 2012 mazda 3 w/o Bose. I recently replaced the rear speakers with some 6.5" Polk Audios. Pretty easy job with a 5x7 to 6.5" adapter. I am now in the process of installing Polk Audio DB 651 components in the front. So I get the door panel off, old speaker and tweeter out, new...
  8. Wiring for New Component Speakers?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    For those that have installed new Component speakers in the front... Did you install all new wiring or just tap into the existing speaker harness. Haven't landed on how I want to do it yet. I have a new set of Infinity Reference 6030cs that I want to install next week. Thoughts?
  9. 4 new speakers, rears sound like crap

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I recently installed 2 pairs of Rockford Fosgate 6.5 components in my 2010 M3. The fronts i installed with the tweeters in the stock position, the rears I installed with no tweeters (nor xovers). The fronts sounds awesome, the rears sound like crap (as if I were listening w/ my hands over my...
  10. Front Component Speaker Tweeter Installation

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I plan on upgrading my 2011 MS3 non-bose audio system in phases. Here's the plan: 1. New front speakers, bought Focal 165v1 2. Add an Amp for front/Sub to the stock HU 3. Add a sub 4. HU upgrade (maybe) My goal is to make the entire system as stealthy as possible. I want to keep the doors...
  11. Non Bose Front Component Speaker Question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just purchased a 2011 MZ3s 5 door and am looking to upgrade the front component speakers. The mounting depth for the front door is less than 2" and I am having problems finding a quality set of speakers that will fit. Does anyone have any suggestions for some shallow mount 5 1/4" component...