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RetroSound VW Dash Speaker

Single 6-3/4" speaker with mounting bracket — fits 1958-77 Volkswagens (Model VWMSB6)

Item #: 068VWMSB

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RetroSound VW Dash Speaker

Your vintage VW solution

Old Volkswagens are cool vehicles, but they weren't designed for great sound — and it's particularly hard to find a good spot for aftermarket speakers. But now RetroSound offers a neat solution — a 6-3/4" dual voice coil speaker that installs in the existing 5" opening on the driver's side of your dash.

Dual voice coil and a bracket

The package includes a single RetroSound R-65N 6-3/4" speaker and a mounting bracket. The woofer's dual voice coils and dual tweeters allow you to hook up both channels of your car radio, so you'll hear the left and right stereo information. This speaker will work well with a factory or aftermarket radio, but it'll handle up to 50 watts RMS so you can drive it with an outboard amplifier. The speaker will fit in 1958-77 Volkswagens.

Product Highlights:

  • package includes R-65N 6-3/4" dual voice coil speaker with mounting bracket
  • fits into 5" opening in far left dash
  • power handling: 2-50 watts RMS (100 watts peak)
  • frequency response: 52-21,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 87 dB
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Why replace your car's original speakers?

The speakers that originally came in your car were made from inexpensive materials, designed to create acceptable sound at the lowest possible cost to the manufacturer. If you love music, you deserve better. Name-brand aftermarket speakers deliver fuller, richer sound with considerably more detail and nuance, and they're capable of playing louder and cleaner than factory speakers. Connect new speakers to your factory radio and you'll get the best possible sound from your dealer-equipped system. Pair them up with a new car stereo for a level of enjoyment that can rival a high-fidelity home audio experience.

RetroSound VW Dash Speaker Reviews

Average Customer Review:

1 Review

Unbelievable sound

Written by: Phillip from CALIFORNIA on May 27, 2015

1958 Volkswagen Beetle
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I cannot believe the sound of the speaker you can turn the radio up loud without any distortion this is got to be the best single speaker to replace your stock speaker VW Bug unbelievable sound

Pros: Very easy to install fit in the stock opening of the VW radio speaker great great sound you will not be sorry

Cons: There are no cons whatsoever none

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What's in the box?

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  • One 2-way 6-3/4" Dual voice coil stereo input speaker
  • Two 5' Lengths of speaker wire
  • Eight 1-1/8" Self tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Owner's manual

Product Research


VW Bracket: The VWMSB6 package includes RetroSound's R-65N 6-3/4" dual voice coil stereo input speaker and VWMSB mono speaker bracket. The VWMSB is designed to mount the R-65N in the single speaker dash location in 1958 to 1977 Volkswagen Beetles.

Note: Please confirm compatibility using the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector. A note on the VWMSB bag warns against using the included screws to mount the bracket to the Volkswagen dash; they are too long and will damage the speaker.

Woofer: The speaker features a rigid pulp composite cone woofer with a Santoprene surround. The woofer uses a Neodymium magnet to achieve its shallow depth, so it fits in tight factory locations.

Tweeters: Two Mylar tweeters are wired separately so this single speaker will accept a stereo input.

Dual Voice Coils: The woofer has dual voice coils, each wired with one of the tweeters. The stereo input is useful in older vehicles with a single speaker location in the dash or rear deck.

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