Injection-Molded Woofers: The woofer cones are injection-molded
carbon fiber and polypropylene. This molding process assures a uniform cone thickness
for superior linearity and clarity. It is also light weight and rigid for decreased
distortion and improved bass response.
Butyl Rubber Surrounds: The butyl rubber surrounds dampen
unwanted harmonic distortion while maintaining linear geometry under extreme
weather conditions. This leads to less distortion, superior frequency response,
and superior durability.
VAST Surround: The Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST)
increases a speaker's effective radiating cone area without increasing the size
of the basket.
Tweeters: Each speaker features a 1" Aluminum dome tweeter
for outstanding dispersion and clarity. The tweeters are angled so you can direct
them toward the listening positions.
FlexFit Basket: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where
possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of
the speaker when mounted.
StampCast Basket: The T165 features StampCast steel baskets
for added rigidity.
Mounting: The T165 a 6-1/2"
speakers are sized to mount in standard three-hole and four-hole 6-1/2
applications. They can also be easily mounted in 6-3/4 applications, but because
the extra screw holes create an air leak in the larger opening, speaker baffles
must be used.
Multi-OEM Adapter: For mounting flexibility, the included
brackets can be modified to fit 5x7, 6x8, or 6x9 applications.
Note: The bracket is generic (cutout
sized for a 5-1/4) and requires modification before the
T165 will fit into it.
Speaker Terminals: These speakers have 0.25" wide positive
(+) terminals and 0.187" wide negative (-) terminals, which are too large for
the vehicle-specific speaker harnesses supplied by Crutchfield for many vehicle
applications. It is recommended that a pack of assorted female quick slides (item number
120FQS10PK, sold separately) be purchased and spliced to the harnesses to adapt
them to the speaker terminals.
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