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Old 11-17-2006, 09:09 PM   #1
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Tweeter pods

Went to a bmw yard today, bought an interior and noticed tweeter pods near the side mirrors. Asked if I could have em, he really didn't care so now I've got what I've been told some rare little items. My question is is the tweeter inside it wedged in there or is the plastic moulded with the tweeter? Want to put my infinity's in there.
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Old 11-17-2006, 11:13 PM   #2
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I think they are just glued in IIRC.
I popped them out and put Alpine tweeters in. (5 years ago)
Hope that helps.
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Old 11-18-2006, 12:03 AM   #3
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yes they are indeed glued in there. they do take some effort to get out though - so dont be afraid to push.
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Old 11-18-2006, 12:38 AM   #4
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Push them out the back, or push them out the front? It's actually kind of hard to tell :S
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Old 11-18-2006, 01:26 AM   #5
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Honestly they must mould these ****ers in here because I can't get them out for the life of me. Any other advice before I grab the hole saw and make a mess?
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Old 11-18-2006, 03:29 AM   #6
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yes they are indeed glued in there. they do take some effort to get out though - so dont be afraid to push.
dont push pry around it with a flat head screw driver.
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Old 11-18-2006, 06:35 PM   #7
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What the hell? I've been messing with these things for hours. I don't wanna put too much force on them as 15 year old plastic isn't the strongest and prying out with a flathead seems like it'll certainly break them.
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Old 11-19-2006, 05:24 PM   #8
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i did this job its not fun, i had to brake the stock tweeters to get them out, yes there glued in there good, i think i used a razor blade and a small flat screw driver a bit of beating and swearing to get mine out. the swearing helps the most and i think i pushed mine out the back of the pod. hope that helps it looks sick when its done man, its worth the effort
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Old 11-19-2006, 05:52 PM   #9
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I first cut off the plastic protector, bashed out the voice coil, ripped off the magnet, warmed up the plastic part of the tweeter (melted) and ground down the rest. they look amazing, too bad the stereo isn't working
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I first cut off the plastic protector, bashed out the voice coil, ripped off the magnet, warmed up the plastic part of the tweeter (melted) and ground down the rest. they look amazing, too bad the stereo isn't working
sounds like you beat the hell outta them beating things always makes you feel good eh hahaha - especially if it works out in the end. yah i saw the job that brent did on his tweeters - they look like they belong in the old pods.
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Old 11-19-2006, 08:20 PM   #11
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They really do piss you off, they look like they've been molded together. I'll be sure to check the yard again when I pick up the motor for more. If you want a set lemme know here.
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