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Old 04-06-2002, 10:59   #1 (permalink)
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Bedroom mods

My bedroom is in major need of a respray, but until I get around to arranging that, I have added some rice mods.

I recently replaced my car's front speakers, and as a joke I decided to try conneting the old ones to my home amp. I found that to my surprise, I got the best sound when conneting the front and rear speakers to the same terminals (it's a squeeze, but the cables fit) rather than using Dolby Pro Logic mode.

Anyway, the result looks like crap, but the sound is quite reasonable. I find that even ordinary rear speakers add tremendous depth to the sound. Most recently, I have installed a Dominator speaker grille.



Other mods I have considered include colour coding my room's door handle - though I found that I cannot justify mods like electric windows, tinted or double glazed glass or anything else too fancy. I'd rather save to move out!
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Old 04-06-2002, 11:16   #2 (permalink)
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How much and where from? Im in desperate need of an upgrade... my Bose Lifestyle system just doesnt cut it lately. Dominator is the ONLY way to go!
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The Dominator speaker cover actually was from Techno Boy's father's (aka the Economan) now deceased '81 Econovan, which eventually got replaced with an AU Forte when it died. The EA front speakers aren't particularly pretty but they do the job - but thanks to the Dominator grille, my room's audio system can have style and power (or something).

But don't despair! Dominator products are readily available from Autobarn. Though actually last time I checked, I couldn't find many...
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well guys, today i killed the dominator. i got the RF back so the beast copped it.

ill upload photos when i remember how...
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Nooooooo!!

I thought the Dominator was indestructable.

If you want me to post any pics, just e-mail me.
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i have the webspace - but what is the code?
is it [[img .......]] ?
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cool. i couldnt be stuffed looking at how i did it last time... HEH!



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at this point, id overdriven this thing until it smoked. for a $40 sub it made a scarry amount of noise! eventually it stopped working, so i removed the dust cap and PUNCHED the sub to free up the burnt out coil. the sub worked again. i drove it again with it making all sorts of shit noises until it wouldnt go at all, then took it out and smashed it around a bit...

best $40 i ever spent.
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hehe very entertaining stuff.

I'm thinking I should consider a Dominator sub for my room now...
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speaking of bedroom mods - i put this in my room the other day:


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