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The Ultimate guide to fitting component speakers / removing door cards.

Discussion in 'Mk2 Leon FAQ's (1P) 2006-2012' started by Rampage, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. metalola

    metalola Guest

    I do also need the guide.
    Rampage, can you send it to me somehow?
     
  2. Rampage

    Rampage Trainee Northener

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    Links edited.
    Now working.
     
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    links not working, anyone got them on email ??
     
  4. Tfsi_Mike

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    Links still dead ;)
     
  5. Rampage

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    What, 11 minutes later?!

    I chose to downgrade my hosting package, but apparently the only way to do this is; phone hosting company, spend 10 minutes on hold, realise you've pressed the wrong option, 5 minutes on hold, close the account, lose everything that's hosted, create a new hosting account then upload everything back to it.

    Hopefully I'll be uploading everything tomorrow if I have time so it should be working then.
    I didn't even realise it was still on there!
     
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    Any idea how after removing the card I can tighten the wing mirror?

    Fish
     
  7. Chris Bartram

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    There's a 13mm nut on the back of it. You need a deep socket though, really. I've just changed my mirror *again* and it's easier the second time you have the card off.
     
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    Do I need to drop the window off the mounts to do it?

    Fish
     
  9. Chris Bartram

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    Yep, as you won't get the door card off/on otherwise, but that's easy- 3 strips of tape to hold it and 2 screws. Read my post further up about bending the tabs outwards rather than trying to get them flush. The second time I did mine I had it done in an hour.
     
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    Just a point to add, I found it just as easy to remove the window entirely rather than muck around with taping it up. Just undo the two clamps and lift the window out.
     
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    Looking at upgrading my speakers....but can anyone recommend some good "all rounders"??

    Is it worth changing the speakers without adding an amp?
     
  12. lil_pidge

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    Thanks Guys. Just removed and replaced my drivers door card using the top-notch guide! Had a rattle ever since my mirror was replaced under warranty a couple of years ago!! Finally got round to sorting it - and the rattle seems to have gone (for now!!). Thanks again for a great guide!
    Cheers!
     
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    What size tweeters can be fitted in the mk2 Leon. Is the space right like in the mk1? I couldn't fit my focals in that and wondering if there is space in this one to try again?
     
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    Anyone know?

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     
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    My car has manual rear windows (not electric)- does the window winder need to be removed for to get the door card off/ is there a guide for this?
     
  16. Niwou

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    Thanx!
    This will proof to be very handy tomorrow.
    I need to remove door panel in order to remove mirror on driver's (RHD) side due to it breakinging off while catching on something while reversing.
    Woman drivers ;) hehe
     
  17. Rampage

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    I think you only need to remove the long triangular fabric piece to get access to the wing mirror bolt not the whole door card, so it should only take a minute.
     
  18. Niwou

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    Oh sweet, thanx for that!
    I'll try that first.
    Hope window mechanism won't be in the way.
     
  19. Rampage

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    I did mine a few months ago.
    From memory you have to remove the plastic strip in the middle of the door card, then pull off the large triangular fabric piece, put the window nearly all the way up, tape the window to the top of the door, loosen glass mounting bolts, then lower window mechanism leaving glass taped at the top.
    You should then be able to get to the mirror bolt. There an electric connection for the mirror you have to undo. I think there is a hole in the inner skin of the door to put a socket through to get to the bolt.
     
  20. Niwou

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    Thats good news, so it seems like I don't need to remove the whole panel.
    I'll see later today how much of a challenge this will proof to be.

    I'm gonna remove the mirror first then see what is all damaged and see if I can get the mirror glass of without breaking it.
    Then will get all the parts we need on Monday and then refit.
    Hope she'll manage to drive without the mirror for a day or two (well doesn't seem like she used it anyway :rofl: )

    If I buy the mirror mechanism part, would it include the electric motor that makes the mirrors fold in?
     

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