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Original Chrome Speaker Grille NOS now with speaker too

PostPost by: elanfan1 » Sun May 27, 2018 6:12 pm

I posted up this grill few months ago but realised one of the difficulties in actually utilising it a real world situation would be finding a speaker that fits it properly. After a LOT of searching and a bit of a gamble I have found a speaker that seems to fit perfectly so I?m reoffering it here. 4w 8ohm

I was advertising previously at ?65 plus ?4 postage. I?ve added the new speaker for no additional cost so it?s now quite a good deal I?d say. I?m going to put it up on eBay for ?80 as Aston Martin?s also used them in period.

Grab whilst still available and before the AM boys grab it.

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PostPost by: Frogelan » Mon May 28, 2018 11:59 am

Steve

Out of curiosity (and with an idea in mind), could you tell me whether this is a from an Elan or a + 2 ...and fitted to the dashboard ?

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Mon May 28, 2018 12:50 pm

My own understanding and from pictures I?ve seen they are fitted to the middle of the rear mill board bulkhead. I?ve had someone else say they were fitted in passenger side door card. I know little about Plus 2s but someone at Combe on Saturday said they wer3 fitted in the rear parcel shelf.

As radios were an optional extra I?ll bet a lot were fitted by dealers s9 who knows...
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PostPost by: SENC » Mon May 28, 2018 12:51 pm

Nice offer, Steve. Tempted, but suspect I'll never get to that level of restoration.
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PostPost by: saildrive2001 » Tue May 29, 2018 12:54 pm

I'm my S4 it is fitted in the middle of the rear millboard.
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PostPost by: USA64 » Tue May 29, 2018 1:08 pm

saildrive2001 wrote:I'm my S4 it is fitted in the middle of the rear millboard.


Same here. Oblong single cone but I would think a three-way would fit the same. The radio was a Pyle Clearwaves. I still have them but probably won't replace the radiio.
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PostPost by: EPC 394J » Tue May 29, 2018 2:37 pm

Hi Steve

Great find with the speaker.

I?ve been looking for those speakers myself. I know it would really help many Elan and Plus 2 owners, if you could give us a clue where you sourced the speaker?

Very happy to pay a ?finder?s fee? as I do appreciate the leg work involved.

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Tue May 29, 2018 6:46 pm

Last one left now if you?re quick I?ll cancel the eBay listing!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Tue May 29, 2018 8:30 pm

saildrive2001 wrote:I'm my S4 it is fitted in the middle of the rear millboard.


Post up a photo of it to give an idea of its l9cation would you please?
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PostPost by: saildrive2001 » Thu May 31, 2018 12:37 am

Here is a photo of the grill & also one of the original radio,
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PostPost by: David Snow » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:45 pm

Hi there is the grille still for sale ? I have been looking for one for a while.
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:10 am

Sorry Dave,

Only just saw this. I?ve sold the ones I had sorry. You?ll have to pay more for them unfortunately but if you search eBay for NOS Aston Martin Chrome speaker grille you should find one
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