View Full Version : Anybody ever redrill holes in speaker cans?

05-18-2010, 11:40 PM
I have the cans that have the lights in the back on my 04 X2. The speakers are blown so I bought some new Kicker speakers. The holes do not line up to mount them. Wondering if I could redrill new holes and if anyone has doen this with any success. Thanks in advance.

05-18-2010, 11:56 PM
How about drilling the thin metal frame around on the speaker to fit the holes on the can? Just an idea as I cant see a picture of your cans....(thats what she said....)=)

05-20-2010, 02:03 AM
The speakers are the Kicker brand that have no covers and are molded so no new holes can be drilled.

05-20-2010, 08:21 AM
I drilled new holes in my M/C cans for my 03 X9. I drilled them by hand, then tapped the holes and bought new stainless allen head bolts to mount the speakers. It was time consuming but not that difficult. On mine I used an 8/32 fine tap (with a #29 drill bit) which was the same as the M/C mounting holes. I did this on four cans, be prepared to use a few drill bits.