Alpine KTE-10G

Grille for 10" Type-R and Type-S subwoofers

Item #: 500KTE10G

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Protect your investment with the stylish and tough KTE-10G grille for 10" Alpine Type-R and Type-S subwoofers. This black steel mesh grille fits the subwoofer perfectly and mounts using the screw holes already in place on the subwoofer. The included Alpine Type-R and Type-S logos are an excellent finishing touch for your installation. Warranty: 1 year.

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  • Black metal mesh grille
  • Rubber gasket
  • Eight 1-1/2" Self-tapping screws
  • Eight S-series grille locks
  • Eight R-series grille locks
  • S-series logo
  • R-series logo
  • Installation instructions

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Overview: The KTE-10G is a round grille, specifically designed for the 10" Alpine Type R, Type R Thin, and Type S subwoofers.

Construction: This mesh grille is made of black metal. The perimeter and mounting screws are covered by the included rubber gasket.

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Super easy to install and look great!

Written By ElvisM, Uniondale, NY on Monday, October 27, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Bought these for my SWR1042D Alpine Type R's. The grill's fit like a glove and look absolutely incredible. It was very easy to install and comes with all necessary hardware for the install. Each speaker took about 10 minutes with a regular screw driver. If you have a drill, cut that time in half.

Pros: Easy to install Look great Clear and complete directions

Cons: None.


Written By Andy, orange county on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I have one 10inch sub using this sub cover is great its made of a thin metal so its very durable

Pros: Helps protect subs and look

Cons: None

Best protection at a great price !!!

Written By Jared H., Vinemont, Alabama on Sunday, June 22, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The grill is a great way to protect your sub from damage do to stuff rolling around in your trunk also it looks really good and Very clean looking. It's also well made and fit perfectly this grill will work wonders for years to come thanks again alpine and Crutchfield!!!!!!!!

Pros: Well made!!!!! Very clean looking!!!! Protection for years to come!!!!

Cons: None at all !!!!!!!!!!!!


Written By Auto, Fayetteville, NC on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Although it's not labeled, this actually fits E-Type subwoofers. it just doesn't come with a sticker. it only comes with a S & R-Type stickers.

Crutchfield response on Monday, June 16, 2014 That sounds reasonable. Alpine only lists Type R and Type S as being compatible because they no longer make Type E. And we don't have any Type E subs lying around, so we can't test the fit to be sure.

speaker protection

Written By john, OK on Thursday, May 09, 2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Comes with screws and does a great job of protecting the sub.

Pros: looks good

Cons: price but what's new, it's alpine.

Alpine Grill

Written By Gbrown, Maryland on Sunday, August 26, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The Alpine KTE works well, I never have to worry about anything in the trunk puncturing my Alpine woofer. This thing works.

Alpine KTE-10G

Written By Drew, Coon Rapids, MN on Saturday, May 05, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This grille looks great and durable. Super easy install.

Pros: Looks good and protects sub.

Cons: None

Does what it says.

Written By Mike D, Washington, DC on Monday, April 02, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This grille is beautiful and fits my Alpine SWR-1043D like a glove. 5/5 for craftsmanship and 3/5 for price, though that's Alpine's fault and not Crutchfield's.

Pros: It protects my sub from groceries and such rolling around in the trunk. This looks better than the cheap waffle grilles and I know the high excursion depth of the sub won't hit the grille because it's from the manufacturer.

Cons: High price, and the stickers are silly. It's just a 10" and I don't want it getting stolen.

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2 questions already asked

Individually. [ JERRY  Nov 11, 2014 ]
individually [ JORGE  Nov 09, 2014 ]
Hi, It is sold individually. Its only one grill per box. [ Alejandro  Nov 09, 2014 ]
This item is sold individually. [ ANDREW  Nov 08, 2014 ]
Individually [ EDWARD G  Nov 08, 2014 ]
Individually, just like the speakers [ EDWARD E  Nov 08, 2014 ]
Individually [ Bart  Nov 08, 2014 ]
This item is sold individually [ BRETT  Nov 08, 2014 ]
Individually [ Jihun  Nov 08, 2014 ]
They are sold individually. [ Curtis  Nov 08, 2014 ]
Individually [ DANNY  Nov 08, 2014 ]
I bought mine as a single unit. [ JESSIE  Nov 08, 2014 ]
The outer diameter of the grill ring is 10 13/16". The inner diameter is 8 3/4". It is a black, rubber piece which replaces the rubber ring on the sub. This ring pushes onto adapter hooks which come with the kit and is what holds the grille in place so you could consider the grille as press fit. Hope this helps. [ EDWARD G  Apr 15, 2014 ]
The grill gets screwed down with when you mount the subwoofer. The grill fits within the the subwoofers diameter. [ ERIC  Apr 14, 2014 ]
The grill gets screwed down with when you mount the subwoofer. The grill fits within the the subwoofers diameter. [ ERIC  Apr 14, 2014 ]
the grill screws on and then the rubber ring is press fit into it, the rubber is a perfect fit with the OD of the speakers rubber lip [ MATHEW  Apr 14, 2014 ]

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