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Offline ToRo

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Will I need a new one?
« on: 03 May 2008, 15:15 »
My speakers connector has snapped, and the other one is really lose, is there anyway of fixing it or will I need a new one? :cry:



The left one has snapped off, can I use the other 2?

And the right is really lose.

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Re: Will I need a new one?
« Reply #1 on: 03 May 2008, 15:23 »
Left one is fine, you can just use the other bit, or even solder onto it  :wink:

When you say the right one is loose... do you mean you can kind of twist it? if so thats fine too as long as the wire behind it is still connected ok  :smiley:

If you've got an old speaker lying about you could take the terminal off that and solder it on, thats what I did with my sub which I got off a mate for £10 cos he thought it was knackered  :grin:

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Re: Will I need a new one?
« Reply #2 on: 03 May 2008, 15:55 »
When I say loose I mean it bends backwards making it hard to get the spade connector onto it :(

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Re: Will I need a new one?
« Reply #3 on: 03 May 2008, 17:44 »
I don't use spade connectors in my install, or any other kind of connector for that matter, its much better to solder wires in place and use a bit of heat shrink if needed, far less likely to come loose and short circuit your head unit or amp that way  :wink:

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Re: Will I need a new one?
« Reply #4 on: 03 May 2008, 18:13 »
Just tried with the Soldering iron... knew I should have paid attention in design tech at school lol got one wire down but the other was having none of it! :(

Will take it round to my girlfriends house to get her dad to do it me thinks :P

Thanks for the help though mate :)