No not lighter than FG, but normaly we have them made out of stainless steel.
We build them this shape because of the air flow at the back of the speaker. With this shape the speaker sound more open.
I don't have any pics of making the grill. We made a MDF template and a insert. With a lot of force and the weight of a 2011 Dodge Ram we got it into this shape. The indent was made separately with a template and a hammer.
Sorry for the bump, but I have a few questions as I am likely going to be buying a 2010/11 Q5 in the near future.
What year is the Q5? Did you use a Mobridge MOST DA prior to the 6to8? If not how are you connecting the 6to8 to the stock amp/signal?
Im most likely going to buy an Q5 myself
It depends on the original radio.
If you have MMI and navi or navi plus, then the rear amplifier is fed with most optical signal.
But the radio concert or radio symphony (if i remember correctly) only have analog signal to the rear amp.
From what I have read the mobridge most adapter is the best sounding solution and is a MUCH better alternative than to use high/low adapter or a radio with analog signal.
I think I'm going to use mobrige digital to a mosconi 6to8, but have to sort out the volume control issue (don't want a separate volume controller)