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Metra Female Quick Slides

An assortment of female quick slide connectors for connecting to speaker terminals

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by Buck Pomerantz

Some aftermarket speakers have speaker wire terminals that are a little bit wider or narrower than others, and the wiring harnesses Crutchfield provides won't slide onto them.

Just crimp these female quick slide connectors to your Crutchfield wiring harness adapter (after removing the harness's existing slide connectors), and you should find it much easier to connect to your speaker's non-standard terminals. Warranty: 60 days.

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    Package includes:
    • four 0.250" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • two 0.205" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • two 0.187" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • two 0.110" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
     

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    • Four 0.250" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • Two 0.205" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • Two 0.187" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators
    • Two 0.110" female quick slides with blue plastic insulators.

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    5 out of 5

    Perfect

    Written By Rangel5656, Delano ca on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    Perfect little pieces Just what I needed to do a clean install Thanx Crutchfield!!
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    3 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By Jonathan M, Elkton, MD on Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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    Worked great over all. Were just a tad too big so I had to crimp them. I broke a couple when installing my rear speakers so you could definitely use more than one pack.
    Pros:
    Solid, hold well.
    Cons:
    Small quantity, broke easily.
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    4 out of 5

    Adequate for me

    Written By DanielB, Atlanta, GA on Sunday, March 23, 2014
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    These were needed for proper fitment of the speaker harness to the Rockford Fosgate Punch 6x8 3-way speakers that went into my 2014 Mustang base 4-speaker system (door replacements). They were included for no charge since the speakers come with an off sized spade terminal and they also included enough to make a mistake on the crimping, which I was thankful for. Unlike the standard pieces you will find at other retailers, these terminals had a nice, untarnished, tinned finish and a good tight fit that made me feel comfortable that they would not come loose; even under loud, extended playing sessions. Personally, I would have preferred the ones with full insulation and a shrink fitting, but they still worked fine for me and they were free.
    Pros:
    Good materials used in manufacturing Tight fit on spades
    Cons:
    Not fully insulated Insulation not shrinkable
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    3 out of 5

    Not bad..

    Written By Kevin, Kerrville, Tx on Saturday, March 15, 2014
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    Not bad, but none of the connectors got the new speakers well. I had to "re shape" them to either be tighter or more loose. Not the best for soldering connections, either.
    Pros:
    Easier to install speakers to harness
    Cons:
    Need to all be closer to tolerance of speaker connections
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    5 out of 5

    Very helpful

    Written By JJenkins, Orlando, FL on Friday, March 07, 2014
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    I could not find the correct size connectors at two other retail stores. These were perfect.
    Pros:
    Connectors fit hard to find size. Price.
    Cons:
    None.
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    5 out of 5

    work well

    Written By SteveB, Fitchburg, MA on Sunday, February 23, 2014
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    good terminals
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    4 out of 5

    Effective Set of Disconnects

    Written By Derrick, Haltom City, TX on Monday, February 10, 2014
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    This set comes with 4 pairs of differently-sized disconnects, so you should have enough to install any pair of speakers with just one small (and inexpensive) set.
    Pros:
    Price, different sizes
    Cons:
    None
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    5 out of 5

    Female quick slides indeed!

    Written By BigSHug825, Manassas, va on Friday, February 07, 2014
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    They function as intended! Gosh, what a world! My wife was a bit concerned when she head me yell "Yeah, baby! I like the way you slide!" from the garage, but once she saw the tight gripe these babies had on the wiring adapter and how quick and easy these females slide; she climbed right into the trunk with me to watch these babies work!
    Pros:
    Tight connection. Easy to crimp without being easy to break. They function as intended.
    Cons:
    None.
    1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Work out great.

    Written By Dave, KC on Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    Just like the pros when you have the right tools and parts. Good quick install.
    Pros:
    Good professional looking job when using the right tools with the quick slides.
    Cons:
    No cons unless you don't have the right tools to put the quick slides on. You can stand the chance of not having a good connection if not installed correctly.
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    5 out of 5

    Very helpful!

    Written By erickr, Chino Valley, AZ on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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    These slides made speaker connection a snap. Good quality and great value!
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By Anonymous, Newtown, CT on Wednesday, January 01, 2014
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    as they should be
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By B D, Kansas City, MO on Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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    What can be said about them? They're slides. They work.
    Pros:
    They work.
    Cons:
    None that I know of. They can probably found cheaper at your local hardware store, but I didn't do a price comparison.
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    5 out of 5

    Works great!

    Written By Corrunner, Birmingham, AL on Sunday, December 22, 2013
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    The slides worked great and made installation really easy. No complaints!
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    4 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By JVG, Albany, NY on Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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    Decent basic parts
    Pros:
    convienent
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By Anonymous, Prescott, AZ on Friday, December 06, 2013
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    Saved my butt
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By craigel, Rockford, IL on Thursday, December 05, 2013
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    Very useful to have around when you need a perfect speaker terminal fit for something other than the standard "large" size. If your speakers aren't going to include the factory harness connectors, order some of these. These can be very snug, but you want a secure connection. Be sure to not to push them on at an "up and down" angle, you can bend or break off the speaker terminals. A little side to side wiggling can be helpful to open these up a little bit for installation, if they don't seem to want to go on the speaker terminal.
    Pros:
    Proper fit.
    Cons:
    Use care when connecting the small ones.
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    4 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By Tom, Upstate SC on Saturday, November 09, 2013
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    Does the job, works well.
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Female Quick Slides

    Written By Anonymous, Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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    Product came with all contents in the description and fit my new speakers perfectly. No complaints at all.
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    5 out of 5

    Perfect

    Written By Dringo, Carpas , CA. on Friday, October 18, 2013
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    Good fit , will use elsewhere on truck .
    Pros:
    work well
    Cons:
    none
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    1 out of 5

    Waste

    Written By trainernate, Washington on Monday, September 23, 2013
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    They are what they are but the bag only came with 4 or 5 pairs :/ I didn't need them and could have always used other connections that are more economical.
    Pros:
    They are what they are and functional.
    Cons:
    cost. no value here
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    4 out of 5

    Good variety of connectors

    Written By A Guy With A Toyota, Santa Monica, CA on Saturday, September 14, 2013
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    If you're putting in new speakers, and haven't yet removed your factory speakers. I'd order these; it's very probable your existing female terminals from the factory wiring won't fit your new after-market speakers' male terminals.

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    5 out of 5

    Can never have too many

    Written By nurbeh, north carolina on Thursday, August 29, 2013
     
    I didn't know these were part of the deal, but the dude said "here, you may need these too." I didn't for this install, but I will in the future - guaranteed.
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    1 out of 5

    Terminals

    Written By Paul, Winterville nc on Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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    These are junk. They bend when installed onto the speaker terminal and loose the tension they are supposed to have to stay connected. Fortunately I have a wide assortment of terminals and it did not require a trip to the store.
    Pros:
    Great for filling a trash can
    Cons:
    Horrible for use as a terminal.
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    4 out of 5

    Connectors

    Written By Big bird, Cabot AR on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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    Good connector. Just make sure your wire is where you need it before you crimp the connector you can't undo it.
    Pros:
    Easy use
    Cons:
    None that I experienced
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    5 out of 5

    Metra Works

    Written By schwabski, Viola WI on Thursday, June 27, 2013
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    Great crimps. Even used it for engine wire repair. Really keeps the moisture out.
    Pros:
    Great Value
    Cons:
    None
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    5 out of 5

    Low voltage slide-on connectors

    Written By Chris, San Francisco, CA on Thursday, June 06, 2013
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    I was very happy to find these at Crutchfield's. The customer service folks are great, very knowledgable and a pleasure to work with on all my projects. Crutchfield is always one of my 'Go-To' companies when I start a new install or upgrade.
    Pros:
    Fast shipping They always give extra effort when complications come up. Good prices Cutting edge products
    Cons:
    ??None
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    5 out of 5

    Speaker connections

    Written By Anonymous, Western oregon on Saturday, May 25, 2013
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    Nice to have a variety of spade connectors. Saved me from running around looking for the right ones.
    Pros:
    Perfect
    Cons:
    None
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    5 out of 5

    Very Reliable

    Written By Aaron H, Naperville, IL on Monday, May 20, 2013
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    Order online and had in hand two days later. Installation was a breeze. The connectors were clearly marked for wire sizes. I would definitely order again.
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    5 out of 5

    Very Useful

    Written By Skoobs, SoCal on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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    These are a very good thing to have around if you are doing your own car audio installation. Most people that do any kind of electronics will have these around, but if you don't, grab a pack or two. They are inexpensive, and very good quality. They hold tight onto wire, and fit very snug onto the speakers. In fact, that is my biggest praise and largest complaint about these simultaneously. I hate having ones that slip off of the speaker tabs (especially when you have to take your door apart to get to them) but these fit so tight that when I initially tried to install them, I bent the speaker tabs.

    all in all, great thing to have around. Just be careful with your speakers!
    Pros:
    Very high quality, fit very snug
    Cons:
    fit almost too snug! be careful!
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    5 out of 5

    Make Installation a Breeze

    Written By Aaron, Indianapolis, IN on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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    This was my first speaker install. I didn't know what I was doing. I spoke with a Crutchfield rep about things I needed to install some speakers. They gladly showed me these and told me that they'd really help make a solid connection. These work as well as they are described. Simple, reliable connection.
    Pros:
    Cheap, High quality
    Cons:
    None
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    5 out of 5

    Same old slides

    Written By Badger G, Clovis,Nm on Thursday, March 14, 2013
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    They are exactly like the ones you can get from the store. I don't get a lot of time to drive around picking up extra install pieces so I just ordered them with my speakers.
    Pros:
    Work just fine
    Cons:
    A little more expensive than the store but you are paying for delivery basically.
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    5 out of 5

    Good

    Written By Anonymous, Ohio on Sunday, June 10, 2012
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    These worked just fine. They pushed on and held firmly.
    Pros:
    Worked
    Cons:
    none
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