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Old 02/12/2016, 10:47 PM   #46
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I'm glad to hear that no one down under drinks Fosters! That is terrible beer
Well, quality of beer does not impeded sales... Look a the top sellers in the US, #1 Bud Light - $2 billon in sales in 2015... then Coors Light, Miller light... almost $4 bn in sales between them. Lotsa bad beer going down! 8 of the top 10 US sellers are "light" watery lagers...

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Old 02/16/2016, 06:16 PM   #47
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Back to the topic. I ran across this Ford speaker installation instruction sheet. Sorry I can not scan 11X17.
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Old 02/17/2016, 08:39 PM   #48
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How cool is that!!! My hole was oval shape not rectangular. What I thought Ford might have done.

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Old 02/17/2016, 09:19 PM   #49
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IMHO it made it easer to cut a rectangular hole, but probably did not do much for the sound quality. I think we may have discussed earlier that there were only standard and deluxe doors. When a car got a option that required a door speaker it was cut on the line so it needed to be done quickly.
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Old 02/18/2016, 09:59 AM   #50
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To turn back time and see a line worker slapping on a template and cutting out this hole would be a site to see! These speaker holes must have wide variance as to location and quality? This kinda brings us around to the creation of the GT/CS with the script holes, the hood pin holes, and the hole for the center stud on the side scoop.

The fact that basic metal cutting and trimming were performed on the line is something we seem to be just learning about. Not to mention the welding on the GT optioned Mustang in 1968.

Believe it or not, I used tin snips to cut out the oval speaker hole. Drilled a large hole in the middle and then opened it up to about 1/4 inch from the final hole. A pair of "right and left" tin snips can be used to cut a very nice opening that needs just a small bit of filing to make it look almost punched out. I was a sheetmetal mechanic by trade and used tin snips almost every day. Boy did I once have a strong grip and forearms like Popeye!!

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Old 02/21/2017, 10:23 AM   #51
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Just joined the forum, I have a 67 fastback and would like to upgrade the doors.
Is the template available?
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Old 02/22/2017, 12:09 PM   #52
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Let me look for my template. Got a bad head cold....

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Old 02/23/2017, 11:53 AM   #53
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Rob if you can not find your I still have one. You need to go out to the shop and deep breath some combusted gasoline fumes, it all ways makes me feel better!
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Old 03/04/2017, 11:52 AM   #54
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Marty if you have a copy you can send me that would be great.
Have not heard from Rob he must still be sick.
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Old 03/04/2017, 02:06 PM   #55
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Got it in my hot hands!!! I am just old and forgetful! Send me and address to this e-mail or just reply here if you are ok with that. You need to flip if over for one side to the other. Just center punch holes through it and tape it on the door. do not worry if the tape pulls off and cardboard. It also has the location for the factory speaker hole if desired.

Most people do not file fit the "square" holes for the plastic inserts. If you choose to, be very careful because it is easy to get them to big. Ask me how I know!! You gotta love the beer boxes I made it out of!!

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Old 03/04/2017, 06:57 PM   #56
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Rob it sound like you template is decorated better than mine. LOL

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Old 03/06/2017, 10:16 AM   #57
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Template will be in the mail today. Feel free to open up holes for marking and such. Tape it down good and fit the grill and check the mounting holes. Then stand back and admire those door grills when done!!

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I just moved awhile back and I'm still unpacking or I would have offered mine.

Eventually, I'll find them.

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Old 09/30/2017, 10:41 PM   #59
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Sorry to resurrect an older thread. I was wondering if this template is available to purchase anywhere. I am trying to figure out the exact locations for the lights and holes for the wiring harness. I found an online site where they asking for $9 for download but not sure how I can print...

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