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My Husband's Mad Max Interceptor Project

Another part that my husband made are the speaker grills in the package shelf in the rear window. These were machined from billet aluminum and are also of his own design. Here is a picture of the original prototype.



Part of the process of making these was drawing up the horse in CAD, along with the rest of the speaker, which was quite a tedious task.
We bought speakers at a huge swapmeet that are the same kind installed on newer Ford products. These speaker grills were machined to accomodate these speakers. 


Here are the finished speaker grills. Click on the picture to see it full sized. The finish on them, instead of being polished or brushed, is a swirl pattern that is done with a grinder and 3 different abrasive discs. The exact process is something that my husband will not divulge. The grills were then sprayed with a clear coating to keep them from oxidizing. The pictures do not capture fully the look of the finish.
In case you are wondering, no, these will not be going into production. This is the only pair in the world.


In this last picture you see the prototype with the speaker installed behind the grill. I think the mesh of the speaker itself lends to the look of the finished speaker grill. You can imagine how it looks with the finished grill. I will put up pictures of the speakers in the Mustang as soon as I have them!