Installation of PBR300x4 & Focal 165CA1 - Road Glide Forums
Audio List your speakers and audio solutions for the roadglide.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
Installation of PBR300x4 & Focal 165CA1

First of all I bought the cheaper $20 adapter rings (You get watch ya pay for) which did not come with directions or any hardware. I had the seller send me some 1/2 ass directions but I figured it out. I remove the stock speakers and grills. On the back of the stock grills there are 3 lugs that are used to mount them with. I had to cut them off (A hacksaw workes good) to get a flat mounting service for the new adapter rings.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1223.jpg (93.6 KB, 153 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1231.jpg (94.9 KB, 153 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment

Last edited by jukebox; 01-17-2013 at 03:27 AM.
jukebox is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 12:22 AM
Member
 
OuchMMC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Hayward, ca
Posts: 349
i hate those adaptor rings the biggest POS ever! i had to jimmy rigg my speakers but 6.5 is so much better then stock. i just did the lowers today and im using the same amp.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2011 RGC STOLEN, 2012 RGC CUTOFF BY A FORD FIESTA!! 2011 RGC used with lots of accessorys! STAGE 4 103! CATCH ME!
OuchMMC is offline  
post #3 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
I beveled the holes left in the stock grills where I cut off the lugs,so I could counter sink the mounting new screws. Then I mounted the new adapter rings. If I had followed the directions the new speakers would have only been mounted with TWO screws. Fortunately the Focal speakers have several mouting holes in the outer ring. I drilled 3 more holes so that all 5 holes were in a star patteren(They are not moving).
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1235.jpg (93.6 KB, 165 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1244.jpg (95.7 KB, 176 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment

Last edited by jukebox; 01-17-2013 at 03:37 AM.
jukebox is offline  
 
post #4 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:44 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
Since I really like to fabricate I opted to make my own mounting bracket for the amp. I bought some metal strapping from Home Depot for $6.49,I cut two 7" pieces for the top and bottom straps,then I mounted them to the same nuts and bolts where the inner fairing is mounted. I shaped them to follow the curve of the inner fairing then added a 6" piece on the end from the top to the bottom. I bolted all of this together using 3/8" bolts & nuts with red Locktite. After making sure the amp was a perfect fit I marked 4 holes,drilled and used some 10-24 machine screws with nylock nuts to mount the amp to the bracket I made.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1247.jpg (92.5 KB, 138 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1248.jpg (90.8 KB, 184 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment
jukebox is offline  
post #5 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 02:25 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
After getting the amp completely mounted and making sure it is stable and not going to vibrate,I took some 2" wide,thick foam weather stripping and ran it along the back side of the top and bottom amp brackets,just for good measure against the bracket making contact with the inner fairing.
I cut the ends off of the stock speaker wires,stripped back the insulation 1/2" and added some length to the right side wires. Soldered all the connections and used heat shrink and plugged the front speaker wires into the input. I then cut off the RCA Connections off of the other matching wire plug and did the same thing.
WOW!!!! THIS THING ROCKS !!!!!!!!!!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1253.jpg (92.2 KB, 172 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1249.jpg (94.3 KB, 187 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment

Last edited by jukebox; 01-17-2013 at 03:14 AM.
jukebox is offline  
post #6 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 02:46 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
Just going to post a few more of the install so you guys can get a really good look at the way everything mounts up.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1257.jpg (92.9 KB, 170 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1266.jpg (94.3 KB, 172 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment

Last edited by jukebox; 01-17-2013 at 03:50 AM.
jukebox is offline  
post #7 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 03:02 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
This will be my next project. It was my sons bike,when he got to big for it he put is in the garage at his moms house. His step-dad moved it outside next to the house in the weather for about 3yrs. When I saw it setting there I didn't even ask,I just picked it up and put it in the back of my truck and brought it home. It needs some TLC and some chrome restoration. But my son wants to pass it down someday when he has a son,so we'll do it together. It has a real speedo on it and it reads 175mi. Vroom Vroom LOL
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1262.jpg (95.0 KB, 117 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1263.jpg (94.8 KB, 96 views)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment
jukebox is offline  
post #8 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 06:32 AM
Life Member
 
h-donut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Central KY
Posts: 3,638
cool looking speakers

2010 FLTRX- r o a d g l i d e

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
h-donut is offline  
post #9 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
Hangaround
 
jukebox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 161
Garage
Thanks h-donut,I really wished I had round holes in my fairing,the grills look awesome as well. If I ever get the chance to change out the stock grills to something else that will work with my current speakers I won't hesitate .


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Those who hammer thier guns into plows,will plow for those who do not. Thomas Jefferson. Stand up for your Second Amendment

Last edited by jukebox; 01-17-2013 at 09:48 AM.
jukebox is offline  
post #10 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 10:08 AM
Member
 
spokanebagfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Spokane Washington
Posts: 569
Really nice install i think that i where i am leaning as well i assume you got all of the parts off of amazon or e-bay. Way cheaper than having someone else do it. The focal speakers look really nice.
spokanebagfan is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Road Glide Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PBR300x4 Amp gains rdrnr03 Audio 3 04-22-2013 08:47 PM
JL XD400/4 vs RF PBR300x4 Amp Q-Hog Audio 30 03-24-2013 06:51 PM
Rockford amp and Focal speakers Jims79FLH Audio 5 12-24-2012 11:44 PM
RF PBR300x4 amp and RF speakers? GLYDDN11 Audio 2 02-02-2012 09:46 PM
Install RF pbr300x4 amp? GLYDDN11 Aftermarket Accessories 2 01-29-2012 06:45 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome