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by Nero
Mon May 18, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio

Clemens wrote: Mon May 18, 2020 1:22 pm No, i don't, but thin plywood, a saw and some creativity should be enough. Start the rough design with cardboard first, then plywood.
I see there are brackets available for the Volvo. Is it worth buying those? About 10$ a pair. Also is a component set my best bet for up front?
by Nero
Sun May 17, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio

An external amp up front isn't really necessary, but it depends what you want to achieve. The main issue is finding speakers that fit in the door. 5.25 is the correct size, if I recall correctly. but you need to build a custom bracket, the screw pattetn of the Volvo speakers is not standard. Crutch...
by Nero
Sun May 17, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio

honestly, the only nice audio system by today's standards is the premium sound system. It has 8 speakers and an amp. All others factory systems are not worth the hassle. But as stated before, if you don't have the premium system by now it is just a waste of money. Try to put tweeters in the dash, s...
by Nero
Sat May 16, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio

Yeah I’ve heard about that. I also hear the quality isn’t the best. I don’t know if it’s worth getting all the Premium speakers, after all they’re all about 25 years old and might be worn out (the speaker suspensions). Edit: Also, are the speakers in the dash just tweeters and the doors a "One way"?...
by Nero
Sat May 16, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Volvo 850 stock vs aftermarket audio

Heya everyone! I’m the proud owner of an 1995 Volvo 850 2.5 10v in an orange/red/brown color. The color changes in sunlight, very cool! I gotta do a few things to it like fix the faded rear lights and the cracked front glass, and the infamous odometer not working. I was checking the speakers in my V...