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PostSubject: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 18:52

Right just been reading through Modern Mini and after seeing the DIY speaker instructions i am thinking about giving it a try at some point. Have any of you guys done and speaker upgrades? And brand recommendation/what to avoid?
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 19:07

I didn't do it but i have JBL Speakers in my car sound alright, will be better when my sub and amp are all wired in hehe
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 19:11

Yeah i cant really get a sub or amp as i use my boot almost every weekend so cant afford to loose the space.
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 19:12

LOL thats what the back seat for silly Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 19:14

i dont like putting stuff on my seats. I don't want to mark the leather Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 19:24

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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:05

I have the MINI hi-fi upgrade and it sounds damn good to me..........

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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:08

Yeah i couldn't afford that when specing my new car so had to make do with the standard system Sad. I was thinking about having it put in but it would be so much cheaper to go aftermarket!
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:08

I havent but would like to know aswell
I was gonna give the channel swap a go but im not brave enough ti try it myself! Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:12

how do you do that max? i was thinking of doing that but don't now how?!?
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:15

The rear speakers in the R57are SO bad that I have now had to fade all sound to the front only Sad You must have a listen at the next pub meet/run Dave
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:55

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how do you do that max? i was thinking of doing that but don't now how?!?

I printed this guide but have never had the guts to carry it out! getcoat
http://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/navigation-and-audio/151132-r56-front-rear-channel-swap-just-do-it.html
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:58

hmmmm looks kinda confusing. scratch
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 20:59

Yup thats the conclusion I can too! thumbs up
More confusing than fitting a bumper? Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:00

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Yup thats the conclusion I can too! thumbs up
More confusing than fitting a bumper? Razz

The bumper was EASY!!! The spotlights on the other hand. NEVER going to do them again!
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:01

Lol fair enough! it looked pretty confusing!
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:03

Yeah it looks it but its actually so easy. I managed to get it off in under an hour and a half so was pretty pleased with that!
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:03

andyjt1990 wrote:
hmmmm looks kinda confusing. scratch

haha love that smiley
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:10

Yup that is pretty good!
If you make any sense of the channel swap thing let me know Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:13

i will. i may have at that panel sometime this week and see if i can make sense of it.
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:15

If you do it, and it makes a difference let me know too please. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:16

i will post a easier how to if i can work it out.
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:23

Or, an even better idea - you could do mine for me! Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:27

let me try/break mine first before i say yes Razz
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PostSubject: Re: R56 Speaker Upgrades??   29th November 2009, 21:27

OK! lol!
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