Not worth it for this application
1999 Honda CRV
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)
I purchased these to install a pair of Polk/momo components in my crv. I was first a bit surprised to find them not cut out at all. The picture seems to be a default photo of some of their nicer precut panels with grills. When I opened the box to find some blank panels and next to nothing in the way of mounting hardware, I was pretty bummed. Read up a bit and decided to give them a shot. All they needed was cut out and mounted. Seemed easy. The proper size hole saws were $40 and $18, a bit steep considering I just paid this much for panels I thought were already cut. Many write ups suggest a simple jig saw so I tried that. Bad mistake. The plastic is very soft and basically melts as you cut them and dries solid once the blade has passed. The grey finish also is marred up very easily, beware. After some careful cuts and filing they were done. Mounted my speakers which apparently have a magnet to big for these panels as they hit the floor...but there was nothing mentioned about maximum depth. A bit of tweaking again and I was finally ready to install the only to find the predrilled screw holes lead to no mounting points. So now I'm supposed to just drill into the chassis, one of them straight into the floor. The passenger side mount fits better than the driver side but still leaves a lot to be desired. Having used a set of these before I was seriously disappointed with these. They fit poorly and are not worth the price.
Pros: Potentially a good product
Cons: Poor fitment, need to cut yourself, mounts very poorlyCrutchfield response on 9/24/2014 It's normal to have to cut out holes for the speakers. That's how they can accommodate different speaker sizes. A rotary cutter set to a higher speed with a cutoff wheel makes a nice tool to cut those out. Other modifications for mounting the pods are not unusual. It just depends on the vehicle/pod/speaker combination. If the speaker pods aren't working out as desired, they can still be returned to us for a refund.yes, even though there's a big hole in them now.