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Old 07-18-2012, 01:16 PM   #31
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Too bad the sub tub is made out of the same plastic as the sound bar. A bit thicker and more rigid, but still plastic.

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Old 07-18-2012, 01:17 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by Lynskey View Post
Too bad the sub tub is made out of the same plastic as the sound bar. A bit thicker and more rigid, but still plastic.
Another reason I didn't buy the "upgraded" stereo system. Notice I also said for any REAL enclosure.


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Old 07-22-2012, 12:05 PM   #33
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the sub definitely came right out with a love tap from a hammer/screw driver. i utilized the small "6 o'clock" alignment void after the screen was removed.

two 100% polyester polyfill pillows at walmart: $5.00

-stuffed her tight in the far reaches, but left enough room by the opening so the sub isn't fighting for space.

-removed the 6.25 boston's from the sound bar. stuffed her tight towards center and far reaches, but left space for the speakers. also, removed a few of the plastic pieces from the boston brackets... whereas originally, the 3 torx screws went through the bracket and the grill.. this time around i used pliers to snap off those 3 points so the speaker now "floats" [but still tight] and the grills are reapplied as OE speck intended.

i haven't touched the front whatso ever...

i will say the sound is marginally better... it's cleaned up a bit.. slightly more crisper and defined. but certainly an improvement. the sub hits a little better.. and the hollwness is reduced. for 5 bucks and 20 minutes: a must mod. [now hopefully it doesn't retain moisture or reach it's flash point]

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