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UTn_boy

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Re: New dash replacement / installation
« Reply #15 on: 27 May 2019, 05:07 AM »
Top mounted speakers verses bottom mounted speakers wasn't a U.S. thing.  Up to 1976 all U.S. cars had bottom mounted speakers. 
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nathan

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Re: New dash replacement / installation
« Reply #16 on: 28 May 2019, 03:56 AM »
and after 1976? was it not US only that used top mounted speakers?
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ptashek

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Re: New dash replacement / installation
« Reply #17 on: 28 May 2019, 07:41 AM »
and after 1976? was it not US only that used top mounted speakers?

UK models had bottom speakers throughout the entire production run for certain.
1993 "Pearl Blue" W124 280TE
1988 "Arctic White" W124 200T
1979 "Icon Gold" W116 450SE (history, resto)