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Bose front speakers

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by HODD, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. HODD
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    [Feb 15, 2009]
    Having a problem with one of my front passenger speaker anyone have one for sale?

    cheers
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    [Feb 16, 2009]
    I think I have one or both lying around (the rears are the same as front) after I replaced mine last year.

    I'll check when I get home tonight...

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    [Feb 16, 2009]
    Im also having a problem with my bose passenger speaker - when you changed your speakers what did you change them to and did you have to modify any of the bose system as i know the bose speakers run at 2Ohms?

    I am just seeing if I have to replace like for like or if I get some aftermarket speakers if they will work fine with the bose setup!

    Cheers
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    [Feb 16, 2009]
    I just replaced mine with 4Ohm Infinity units with no problems so far (5.25" fronts, and 6x9" rears) with MDF adaptors similar to AndyMacs design. In theory you will just get a bit less out of them, but the Bose units have a low sensitivity so that probably cancels it out. Certainly loud enough for me...

    I may look to replace the Bose amp with something a bit better once the weather improves.

    Cheers,
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    Do those 6x9's fit into the existing rear speaker apertures or have to plumbed them into the parcel shelf??
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    Yuck! I'm about 15 years too old for hacking holes in the parcel shelf!! :sm4:

    I made some MDF adaptors which allow me to mount the 6x9s in the original locations in the rear panels. I would have gone with 6", but had a pair of 6x9s so made for them instead...

    Cheers,
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    [Feb 16, 2009]
    Thanks for the help - has anyone got the mdf templates for the front speakers they could send to me or post up?

    Cheers
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    [Feb 16, 2009]
    I have, PM me your email address.
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    Have you completed this job? I'm still trying to work through a decent upgrade package for sub and speakers so any advice would be well recieved!
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    [Feb 26, 2009]
    No not yet im still trying to decide what replacement speakers to buy as soon as I know will post up how it all went!
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