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Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
a carpeted box on a carpeted floor will stay put...

a carpeted box on a carpeted floor will stay put pretty well.
when i built mine i just hooked a bungee cord around it to keep it from possibly tipping over.

but if your worried about it, if its...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
i don't know that i would recommend a powered...

i don't know that i would recommend a powered sub. i think you need a box built for your application. if you want to PM me i can probably help you put something together.
Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
hmm, you know i have not! i never gave any...

hmm, you know i have not! i never gave any thought to it, but now that you mention it i would guess there must be a voltage regulator someplace to provide 12 volts to everything that needs it.
i...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Bass Mech
hey i noticed you live in colorado! if your...

hey i noticed you live in colorado!
if your looking for some help with your system send me a pm.
Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
i agree that its always better to have as much...

i agree that its always better to have as much bass in the front doors as possible. both my corvette and now my GMC sierra had large speakers on the front doors that make up the majority of bass...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,728
Posted By Bass Mech
When my lease is up on my IS 350 f sport I'm...

When my lease is up on my IS 350 f sport I'm getting either the Cadillac CTS-v sport or the ATS-vsport I haven't decided yet.
But I'm done with Lexus I think for a while.
Tired of the crappy nav...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
Yep that's a dead giveaway it's not tuned at all....

Yep that's a dead giveaway it's not tuned at all. I hate when companies buy crap like that from China and market it to people with false hope.
The good news is your already 80% there to a solution...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
are you kidding me? Dude!!!! ...

are you kidding me? Dude!!!!
...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
I've never built a ported box which a port...

I've never built a ported box which a port velocity high enough to get port noise. And as for size you can always go down 1 size smaller driver and still get more output than sealed configuration in...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
Loe what amp and sub are you using?

Loe what amp and sub are you using?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-23-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
that is pretty much what i expected. i think for...

that is pretty much what i expected. i think for advertising reasons they add up the wattage of each speaker.
it also means the amplifier has no power supply. just like bose they change the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-23-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
interesting you say that you prefer the sound of...

interesting you say that you prefer the sound of a sealed verses ported.
I'm curious why?

a sealed enclosure will have far greater mechanical distortion, is less efficient and has a much higher...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-21-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
i think it is unlikely you'll get any better bass...

i think it is unlikely you'll get any better bass from replacing the front speakers. unless you can get a larger speaker in the door it's not worth messing with.
you really need something about 8...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-08-14, 02:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Bass Mech
for the most part your going to be disappointed...

for the most part your going to be disappointed with the manual mode, if you wait to shift as it approaches redline it will shift itself and then your shift will cause it to jump 2 gears.
so when i...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-08-14, 02:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,657
Posted By Bass Mech
ive had my PCS system bark at me a couple times,...

ive had my PCS system bark at me a couple times, but it has always been in construction zones when the road barrier cones are close to the car and usually when turning while accelerating.
but I've...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-08-14, 01:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By Bass Mech
2 reasons 1 because the ATS-Vsport has not...

2 reasons

1 because the ATS-Vsport has not been released yet and i want to take a look at that before i decide on which one i want.

2 i am only 12 months into a 27 month lease and none of the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-02-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
No they want me to become a vendor or if I sell...

No they want me to become a vendor or if I sell anything to do it through a vendor already here.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,441
Posted By Bass Mech
what i would do is grab the front, rear signals...

what i would do is grab the front, rear signals from the HU, remove the amp t tap all the factory speaker wires so i could reinstall everything factory at a later time.
then just add a 8 channel...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
if i had enough interest i might be able to bring...

if i had enough interest i might be able to bring it to a reality.

edit, apparently the moderators don't like the idea of me trying to help people out here without getting paid for it. so much for...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
it is application specific, again a waste of...

it is application specific, again a waste of money. since it has a high compliance you would need a large box anyway.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
i wouldn't waste your money on upgrading...

i wouldn't waste your money on upgrading speakers. you can put plenty of power into a factory speaker as long as your feeding it clean signals. i would cross the factory speakers off at about 100 hz...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
actually that factory amp is nothing special. i...

actually that factory amp is nothing special.
i already addressed the replacing of the factory sub on another thread. thats a very bad idea. find that post and read about it there.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
it's not 5.1 you only get 5.1 from a DVD or...

it's not 5.1 you only get 5.1 from a DVD or digital source that has 5.1 channels.
what the IS has is a simulated surround or dolby pro logic. it is nothing more than a time delay based on the sound...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-01-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bass Mech
yes as a matter of fact i played with one just...

yes as a matter of fact i played with one just yesterday. we hooked it up temporarily in my friends 2014 4 runner. does it make bass? yes but nothing to get excited over. it vibrated the seat bottom...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-30-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Bass Mech
this will be a total waste of time and money.. ...

this will be a total waste of time and money..
the reason is because what you have here is whats called an infinite baffle subwoofer. it means that the sub itself suspension is for simplicity a...
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