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Old 11-21-2011, 04:10 AM   #71
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Without the info you've provided I think many of us would really be up a creek without a paddle (if not already).

As for me, given what you've cleared up...I think I'll be leaving it for the installer to nut out. Looks like it's a little beyond my humble straight swap installations.

Really do appreciate your help/posts/thread!

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Old 11-22-2011, 02:27 PM   #72
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Having done a little research and looking into the LCQ1 I'm more curious than ever to see the photo's you have of it's install.

Don't suppose there are pics of how you got to the oem sony amp too? =P
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Old 12-13-2011, 02:38 PM   #73
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Would it be possible to add tweeters to the 4 speaker package that comes on the S/SE?

My car has the same spot where it looks like a tweeter (should) be, but obviously there isn't one there. Are there separate harness connections for it in the 6 speaker model? Or are the tweeter and the front speaker just wired in series?
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Big thumbs up to Tony407 for the information provided in post #42. Since day one I have been so disappointed with the mediocre sound of this Sony system.
After reading the post, I immediately headed out to the garage, removed the center grill and proceeded to remove the center speaker. Instant transformation. I spent 30 minutes in the car going through several songs and can say with confidence that this is the cure.
I can live with this system now and best of all it was free and took 15 minutes to accomplish.
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:40 PM   #75
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Big thumbs up to Tony407 for the information provided in post #42. Since day one I have been so disappointed with the mediocre sound of this Sony system.
After reading the post, I immediately headed out to the garage, removed the center grill and proceeded to remove the center speaker. Instant transformation. I spent 30 minutes in the car going through several songs and can say with confidence that this is the cure.
I can live with this system now and best of all it was free and took 15 minutes to accomplish.
Wow, that's fantastic. I'm so happy something I shared helped someone else out!!!!!!!!

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Just to confirm, this is the speaker in the middle of the dash? Any tips on how to remove it and what tools to use? Where are the clips located?

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Big thumbs up to Tony407 for the information provided in post #42. Since day one I have been so disappointed with the mediocre sound of this Sony system.
After reading the post, I immediately headed out to the garage, removed the center grill and proceeded to remove the center speaker. Instant transformation. I spent 30 minutes in the car going through several songs and can say with confidence that this is the cure.
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I just came up from rummaging around in the basement. I found 2 pair of new in the box JL Audio C5-650's that will find a new home very soon. It's all your fault Tony
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Just to confirm, this is the speaker in the middle of the dash? Any tips on how to remove it and what tools to use? Where are the clips located?

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Yes that's the one. There are several clips around the perimeter of the grill.
It's fairly easy to remove with a trim tool. Work the tool gently around the perimeter and the grill will lift upwards and out. Refer to post #42
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Big thumbs up to Tony407 for the information provided in post #42. Since day one I have been so disappointed with the mediocre sound of this Sony system.
After reading the post, I immediately headed out to the garage, removed the center grill and proceeded to remove the center speaker. Instant transformation. I spent 30 minutes in the car going through several songs and can say with confidence that this is the cure.
I can live with this system now and best of all it was free and took 15 minutes to accomplish.
Can you describe how this cured the system? I'm wondering what the specific symptoms are that this helped, as I may do it as well. Any down side to this? I don't want to put any money into this, I have a '66 Fairlane project eating my funds right now!
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