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    lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    im about to go pick one up on craigslist for 80 and was wondering how remove the top assembly to check the coil and what not. this is what im gettin...







    these have the 3hp motors correct?



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    anyone help me?



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    on the side of the motor there should be allen head bolts



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    You have to pop those mesh screens out to get at the fasteners.



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    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    EDIT: 4 to be exact



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    Quote Originally Posted by rumblebee2 View Post
    on the side of the motor there should be allen head bolts
    Storms only mount from the top.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    Storms only mount from the top.
    so i pop the mesh out and then there will be screws? do i use a 90 degree screwdriver? and do you think its worth it for 80?



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    Quote Originally Posted by Twisted_0912 View Post
    so i pop the mesh out and then there will be screws? do i use a 90 degree screwdriver? and do you think its worth it for 80?
    All that matters is if you think it's worth it.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    see the black thing just above the motor boot?



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    Quote Originally Posted by rumblebee2 View Post
    He has a 12". I've never seen a 12" Storm mount from the side, maybe they're out there.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    yeah that looks different



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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    Quote Originally Posted by rumblebee2 View Post
    see the black thing just above the motor boot?
    If you look at the basket in my F/S thread you'll see the same thing but it still mounted from the top. It's just a plastic plug.

    http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=439219



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: lightning audio x1 12... How to remove the top assembly?

    oic



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