February 1, 2015

After all the brutal 'over the fender' and 'under the dash' work of the past few weeks, I'm looking forward to getting to some easier  - easier on my body at least!

The owner of the Camaro purchased some JVL 6x9 speakers for the rear shelf, which (I felt) needed to be undermounted, prior to the rear shelf cover going down, so as not to have to cut holes in everything and use the included grilles on top....

 I began by usin

Pg an awl to locate the mounting holes through the sound deadening material...

Giving me an outline to work my

With some help from my son, Colton, we secured the speakers with some 1.5" screws 

The rear cover will remain in its shipping plastic until the rear glass goes in.....

With all the tubing now taking up real-estate behind the dash, there's no room for the ash-tray.

So my answer is to remove the tray portion from the face plate and re-install just the face plate portion. First, I needed to seperate the two bits -

On to the doors,, I started stripping off the parts that need to be transfred to the new doors. Here I'm using an impact driver to remove the scriws from the cats whiskers -