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RetroSound R-65N Dash Speaker Fits select 1958-1966 Chevrolet models: single 6-3/4" 2-way dash speaker with stereo inputs

Item # 068R65N

Important Note: This is a single 6-3/4" speaker, designed to replace a center dash or rear deck speaker.

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Item # 068R65N

About the RetroSound R-65N Dash Speaker

Bob Bihlmayer
Important Note: This is a single 6-3/4" speaker, designed to replace a center dash or rear deck speaker.

Important Note: This is a single 6-3/4" speaker, designed to replace a center dash or rear deck speaker.

Designed with your classic car in mind

RetroSound is always looking for seamless ways to retrofit new audio technology into a vintage setting. This single R-65N 6-3/4 speaker is designed to fit in the rear seat speaker location of 1958-66 Chevrolet Impala, 1963-64 Bel Air, and 1963-64 Biscayne. The woofer features dual voice coils, each one connected to its own tweeter, so, when properly connected to your receiver, you'll hear a stereo mix from this single speaker.

Modern materials for better sound

The R-65N speaker features a pulp composite cone and  woofer and a Santoprene surround that delivers accurate performance while standing up to the extreme temperature swings of life in a car. The speaker's dipcut backplate allows extended excursion for some satisfying punch, while the two Mylar dome tweeters broadcast crisp details in stereo. Finally, you'll be able to enjoy rich sound in your old gem without altering the classic look you love so much.

Grill not included; the factory grill should be suitable for most applications.

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Product highlights:

  • single 6-3/4" 2-way speaker
  • pulp composite cone with Santoprene surround
  • neodymium magnet structure for ultra-thin design
  • dual voice coils for 2-channel operation
  • dual Mylar dome tweeters
  • power handling: up to 50 watts RMS (100 watts peak)
  • universal mounting bracket included
  • grill not included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • MFR # R-65N

What's in the box:

  • One stereo 6.5" speaker
  • Speaker wire
  • Mounting screws

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More details on the RetroSound R-65N Dash Speaker

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size Vehicle-specific
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design Dual Domes
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Mylar
Woofer Composition Pulp Composite
Woofer Surround Santoprene Rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 87
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts N/A
Frequency Response 52 - 21k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage ---
Maximum RMS Wattage 50
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 100
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 1 13/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/16
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5 11/16
Mounting Height (Inches) 0.551
Frame Width 6.5
Frame Length 6.5

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Installation Applications: The R-65N will physically fit in many standard 6-3/4 applications, but it has stereo inputs and is sold as a single speaker (not a pair), so it isn't a good choice in most modern vehicles that have speakers mounted in pairs. Please enter your vehicle information to confirm fit.

Woofer: The speaker features a rigid pulp composite cone woofer with a Santoprene surround. The woofer uses a Neodymium magnet to achieve its shallow depth, so it fits in tight factory locations.

Tweeters: Two Mylar tweeters are wired separately so this single speaker will accept a stereo input.

Dual Voice Coils: The woofer has dual voice coils, each wired with one of the tweeters. The stereo input is useful in many older cars with a single speaker location in the dash or rear deck. If used in a standard two speaker application the inputs should be wired in parallel (to present a 2Ω load) or series (to present an 8Ω load).

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