Fit first gen S10 dash with a slight mod.
1987 GMC S15
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)
So the Crutchfield website said these wouldn't work in the dash for my 87 GMC S15. I called and the adviser said it was because the magnet was too big. I went to the garage and removed my stock speakers. It didn't look like the passenger side would be a problem but on the drivers side, the housing for the instrument cluster looked like it would be an issue...and it was. My first thought was to just hack a chunk off the corner. I couldn't find a saw that could get in there. I ordered the speakers anyway because I wanted to use the KS410s in the rear. When they came, I test fitted and it seemed they would fit, but the magnet just barely interfered with the cluster housing as the speaker swung into plate. I modified the speaker grill by cutting the hooks at an angle so that they could snap into place rather than swing. After using a file to take a hair off of the corner of the cluster housing, it fit like a glove. Crutchfield came through with free speaker wire adapters, so the rest of the install was easy. These in combination with the KS410s in the rear work great with my JVC head unit at 20w rms per channel. Being a bit of an audiophile, I was skeptical of elliptical speakers. I generally believe round speakers produce a more accurate sound, but for the sake of not having to hack the truck much, these were a good compromise. Don't expect chest thumping bass, but for a small low wattage speaker, they sound good when installed and powered correctly.
Pros: Quality workmanship, Crutchfield hooks you up on free installation gear, good sound for an elliptical.
Cons: Its still an elliptical, a little more expensive than the competitors.