About Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker
These Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates are ONLY for use with a SPIKE 2 Speaker
Light Kit. They are also ONLY for use with 4" speakers. These were
mainly designed and made to make the installation easier for certain aftermarket speakers with
my SPIKE 2 Speaker Light Kits. For more information on when these Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker
Plates may make your installation easier, please see the section about using aftermarket speakers with Speaker Light Kits in SPIKE 2
games. These replacement plates have some other uses and benefits that will be
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When designing these replacement speaker plates, the main point was to remove the bars
that cover the speaker holes in the factory speaker plates. Taking these bars out of the design
makes it so an upgraded speaker that has extended tweeters can mount directly (without a
spacer) to the speaker plate and it's extended tweeter can go through the speaker plate's
While doing this I decided to make some more changes. I changed the mounting studs from the
factory speaker plates. Instead of only having 2 mounting studs and having the speakers mount
in a diamond orientation, I changed it to having 4 mounting studs and to have the speakers
mount in a more traditional squared up orientation.
I also had the speaker holes moved, so when the Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates are
mounted behind my SPIKE 2 Speaker Light Kit frames (and slid all the way outward on their
mounting studs) the speaker holes will be centered behind the honeycomb grill area instead of
being off-center like the speaker holes in the factory speaker plates.
So make sure, when mounting these Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates, that you have the speaker
hole closest to the edge of the plate toward the LCD screen and the plate slid all the way
outward (away from the LCD screen) when securing it with the nuts.
|Having the speaker hole bars removed, the added mounting studs, the speakers
positioned in a squared up position and the speaker holes now centered, it then made it very
easy to be able to mount one of my Type 10 Speaker Light Kits (ex: for Ghostbusters) behind the
Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates.
|This "Yo Dawg" Speaker Light Kit in a Speaker Light Kit was nothing that I was
intending on making, but after the Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plate changes were made, it did
look very nice and made it easy to do. As described, it is simply a Type 10 - SPIKE 1
Speaker Light Kit mounted behind a SPIKE 2 Speaker Light Kit, with the help of these
Replacemant SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates. Each light kit has the full functionality as it does being
used on its own and the colors and transition effects of each light kit (inner and outer) can
be changed independently as you desire.
I believe this Speaker Light Kit in a Speaker Light Kit setup will only work with the
standard 4" factory speakers. As upgraded speakers usually have bigger magnets, which
would probably make them not fit behind both of the speaker light frames on the right side.
There are also other components that are needed to wire this type of "Yo Dawg" setup. So if you are
interested in doing it, please contact me at my support e-mail and
let me know what you are interested in. I can make sure you have all that you need to get them
connected, looking their best and let you know how to order what you need.
|These Replacement SPIKE 2 Speaker Plates are sold in pairs. They are flat black
texture powder coated like the factory speaker plates. They include 4 nuts and washers that are
needed for the additional mounting studs that were