Thinking outside the box, I was looking for a way to add some rear speakers to my daughters single cab 2002 Toyota Tacoma, which came from the factory with just door speakers. I found this Fusion (Garmin) speaker pod system that looked like it would fit behind the seats. The speaker has available different sizes of spacers, and the thickest (41mm) allows for flush mounting. I had to modify the plastic trim under the rear window to allow enough height for the speaker box. I mounted the spacer (RV-FS41SPB) to a thin piece of plywood the same height as the spacer, but wider by an inch on each side. I hoped the plastic panel at the rear of the cab would be strong enough to hold the speaker to the rear of the cab, and it did. But I ended up adding four stainless steel machine screws through the plywood Into the rear of the cab. I did this for safety, just in case of an accident that might tear the speaker loose. The mounting worked really well, but luckily neither my daughter or I are very tall, since the speaker box does take away two inches of seat travel. I replaced the front speakers at the same time with Kicker coaxial 6x8s. Balance and fade need to be adjusted a bit, as the rear R &L channels are so close to the centerline. Overall, I'm pretty happy with how it turned out!
Pros: Fits where nothing else would!
Cons: Balance. L&R channels close to centerline. Had to modify (cut) interior panels and drill four screw holes in the cab.
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