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    Blown Subwoofer...

    My friend just bought what he thought was new 12" L5 with a kicker box. Come to find out the sub is blown. He got the sub and box for 71 + Shipping. So I told him I would buy the blown woofer and box for $60. Now, My question is, How much would it cost to possibly get it fixed? Would kicker HAVE to do it, Or could I go elsewhere?


    EDIT: The sub, When played, Makes that disturbing sound, Something like paper in a fan blade kinda dealy thingy... I'm not sure whether the cone is froze or not. If needed I will further inspect.



    97' Ford Probe..
    Sub - 2 18" FI BTL's shipping at this moment.
    Amp - undecided, help plz
    H/U - Kenwood Excelon x779
    Wiring - Lots of 1/0 gauge, where should I buy from?
    Box Specs - Dunno yet
    Quote Originally Posted by dleccord
    i drive at the speed limit... this way i can listen to music longer




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    more than it would be worth
    hope ya didnt already buy it



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    Quote Originally Posted by snb778
    I feel like when im bumpin once it gets dark....the street lights often go out. I was driving home the other night and like 3 street lights went out in like 15 minutes.
    Does this happen a lot to any of you??
    Also if you have had the twix ice cream......isnt it amazing!
    Quote Originally Posted by RumbleNTheTrunk
    damn. 8 10"s?........80" of cone area FTW!

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    just call kicker. RE has been known to recone other subs but i doubt they will touch this one




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    Na, Didnt buy it. How much you talkin'?



    97' Ford Probe..
    Sub - 2 18" FI BTL's shipping at this moment.
    Amp - undecided, help plz
    H/U - Kenwood Excelon x779
    Wiring - Lots of 1/0 gauge, where should I buy from?
    Box Specs - Dunno yet
    Quote Originally Posted by dleccord
    i drive at the speed limit... this way i can listen to music longer

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    Quote Originally Posted by LuNaTiC
    Na, Didnt buy it. How much you talkin'?


    probably $100




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    God **** **** that.



    97' Ford Probe..
    Sub - 2 18" FI BTL's shipping at this moment.
    Amp - undecided, help plz
    H/U - Kenwood Excelon x779
    Wiring - Lots of 1/0 gauge, where should I buy from?
    Box Specs - Dunno yet
    Quote Originally Posted by dleccord
    i drive at the speed limit... this way i can listen to music longer

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    neg. polecat will tell ya that it would cost just as much to recone as it would to get a new one




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    after you figure recone/shipping both ways and the $60, you could have this 15l7 for less
    http://www.ubid.com/actn/opn/getpage...fLoc=searchone
    kicker refurb w/ same warranty you'd get if the l5 got reconed
    polecat said something about new l7s in 06.... that means 05 l7 are gonna be getting really cheap



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    Quote Originally Posted by snb778
    I feel like when im bumpin once it gets dark....the street lights often go out. I was driving home the other night and like 3 street lights went out in like 15 minutes.
    Does this happen a lot to any of you??
    Also if you have had the twix ice cream......isnt it amazing!
    Quote Originally Posted by RumbleNTheTrunk
    damn. 8 10"s?........80" of cone area FTW!

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    well not that we solved that, lets laugh at your friend




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    kk lol

    but the thing is i can sell the box alone to a chump for more than 60



    97' Ford Probe..
    Sub - 2 18" FI BTL's shipping at this moment.
    Amp - undecided, help plz
    H/U - Kenwood Excelon x779
    Wiring - Lots of 1/0 gauge, where should I buy from?
    Box Specs - Dunno yet
    Quote Originally Posted by dleccord
    i drive at the speed limit... this way i can listen to music longer

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    Quote Originally Posted by LuNaTiC
    kk lol

    but the thing is i can sell the box alone to a chump for more than 60

    good luck. i'm trying to sell 3 boxes but nobody wants them




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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    but it looks pretty... its the ones made by kicker, so the ****** round here would buy it. o and notice the grammar drop off i the last few posts...

    Italian sub in one hand ftw!



    97' Ford Probe..
    Sub - 2 18" FI BTL's shipping at this moment.
    Amp - undecided, help plz
    H/U - Kenwood Excelon x779
    Wiring - Lots of 1/0 gauge, where should I buy from?
    Box Specs - Dunno yet
    Quote Originally Posted by dleccord
    i drive at the speed limit... this way i can listen to music longer

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    Re: Blown Subwoofer...

    Kicker wont do recones. I called RE the other day and they said they didnt do square kickers.



    HU:Kenwood Excelon KDC-889
    Speakers: CDT 61A's with rainbow x-overs
    Front amp: Autotek MM100.4
    Sub amp: (2) Audiopipe 1500's
    Subwoofers: (4) 15" Crunch GPV
    Box: 16 cubes tuned to 28hz (removable port)
    Extra Batt: C&D 139AH
    151.xx sealed up 154.xx in the kick

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