This is the question though - I'm not sure how I'd go about wiring them up. All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. Once the panel is put back on the door the clips will collapse, and expand in circumference, locking the panel in place. The vehicles onboard computer will calibrate itself, and clear most any code that is non-airbag related; so long as all items are plugged back in, and are in functioning order. August 18, 2009 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I actually have a phone call into my Porsche dealer from last week with the same question. You just need a tight black mesh material. However, running the speaker wires through the passenger door sill was much more difficult than what Bob Tindel made it sound in his technical article.
My solution was to put a subwoofer in mine, and just by adding the 10 inch subwoofer it made the factory system come alive. Work carefully during this process as the plastic material in the storage compartment unit is thin and easily damaged. Figure 19: I've read posts where people have a very difficult time finding the small black screw if they have black carpeting. Reconnect the battery and reset the radio code. If you purchased the Focal component set, you will need to mount the passive crossovers under the dash. Testing for speaker polarity If speaker wire colors are different at the speaker, then they are at the amplifier location, then polarity can be verified by cutting the factory speaker plug away from the car, and leaving an inch or two of wire on the plug. A year or so ago and it makes a big difference.
Trying to stuff the floppy speaker cable up through the tiny opening into the radio compartment was not really feasible in my Boxster. You cut it out to basic shape of the trim from for the rear storage compartment where the speakers go and epoxy it from behind. The kit has been discontinued but there is supposed to be another kit in the works. Speaker wire color chart for 911s 2009 through 2013 Models of this year range with factory amplifiers have the amplifier located under the front passengers seat. You can order the same kit from our website with Focal speakers or you can give us a call 1 800 892-6430 and order just the hardware.
It cut down on the production costs as there was no need to build different harnesses for different cars. My local dealer knows where there are about 20 kits sitting on the shelf at other dealers, so if a customer comes in they buy it from another dealer that has it in stock. Here you can see the wires, but they can be pushed up under the plastic parts so they will be completely invisible. Remove excess material with an angle die grinder or an angle adapter on a Dremel tool. You'd have to figure out a way to run the speaker wires through that harness.
You probobly asking where I put it. The speakers and the speaker wiring harness must be oriented so the harness cable exits on the right side of the storage compartment. But, for the rear speaker kit, you shouldn't need to plug into the back of the amplifier - on my car, it plugs directly into the back of the radio. Insert the pins into the connector and then insert the connector into your radio. This hack is to allow the addition of rear speakers in a Boxster. Simply try mounting it in another location. And then a 'Y' loom to connect the two to the headunit.
This fascia is a metallic silver flush mount adapter panel. If I were to add door speakers, I'd have to wire them in and, from what I've heard, installing new wires into these doors is a nightmare. Tip: Place all door parts in ziplock bags to prevent them from becoming lost or mixed up with other parts. August 4, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I will have our team look into it. In March of 2011, Microsoft released version 9 of Internet Explorer that, in addition to providing greater security, is faster and more standards compliant than versions 6, 7, and 8 that came before it.
The rest is just pass-through. The keys release the spring-loaded locking mechanism on the side of the radio yellow arrow. Remove the grill and speaker assembly from the dash by removing the two Torx fasteners from the top of the grill and then prying the grill up from the small end. The door handles on a 911 are vertical; whereas the handles on a boxster, or Cayman, are horizontal. I fiberglassed it into the floor of the passenger side, and still has room for someone who is 6' tall to sit.
. A second person comes in handy to hold the door panel, while you release the two wire harnesses and the door lever cable. Help support this site and all these technical articles! I will surely buy from you when the need rises. Once the glue is cut completely free, depress the side tabs, and carefully remove the storage bins out of the storage compartment. Steering wheel control interface and adapter cable for Porsche 911, Boxster, Cayman and Cayenne cars. I'm referencing the speaker mount in the article above. Use foam gasketing both between the woofer and the mounting plate as well as between the mounting plate and the door of the car.
Several write ups across this and other forums have all of the info needed to do this, including instructions on making the needed brackets for 3. That what the BoxxBoomBox looks like here. How to Upgrade Porsche 996 Dash Speaker Kit Upgrading the dash speakers in a 996, 911 or a 986 Boxster can be a simple straight forward event if you know what you are getting into and have the right gear. Bare in mind that I've got the most standard audio setup by the looks of it with dash-only speakers, so I'm not sure what I'd have to do in terms of wiring, etc? An upgrade that lets you appreciate and enjoy the full range of sounds from your music. Note: make sure that you don't get any metal shavings into the voice coil of the speaker or it will be ruined! The midrange has an odd shaped mounting surface.