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Given that it mounts directly to the drivers seat - can you actually feel the vibrations of the bass through the drivers seat?
 

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If you wanna feel the sensation of low F vibration, there is a product specifically designed for this purpose. Autotoys and alot of other places sell it. They are called Bass Shakers.

Otherwise, there are websites that show you how to fabricate your own "tactile transducer" using a low cost woofer as a driving means.

Just FYI, I know this doesn't answer your question, but something kinda cool.


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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by PD55:
Given that it mounts directly to the drivers seat - can you actually feel the vibrations of the bass through the drivers seat?</font>
Hmmm...I can see it now...My wife begging to drive the Ody again...and again...and again.

...and me wondering why she's playing the stereo so loud with bass-thumping music she never used to listen to...

Hmmm....? ;-)


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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by RWhittle:
Hmmm...I can see it now...My wife begging to drive the Ody again...and again...and again.

...and me wondering why she's playing the stereo so loud with bass-thumping music she never used to listen to...

Hmmm....? ;-)

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LOL!!!! Hmmm.. my wife does seem to like driving my car alot..... (j/k)

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I have an '01 non NAVI EX. The dealer mounted the 6 disc changer under the driver's seat and the Kelton subwoofer under the passenger's seat. I did have to adjust it down so that my wife wouldn't feel the bass excessively. It's not that she is averse to any bass, but thumping definitly not. Others have stated on different threads here about personal taste and experimentation in control adjustment. You will never get the thump of tube style subs, but you will appreciate the extra ooooomph!
I did use the shakers in my 1997 Odyssey. I did feel them. I did not hear them (they are not for hearing bass).My installer said that they were developed for home theater use, to give you the shake in your seat for emphasis and that they had been used as well in car installations.


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I definitely can feel the bass booming through the seat from my Kelton, especially if I have the volume cranked up. Instead of a subwoofer, it should be called a bun tickler!

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by homeric:
I have an '01 non NAVI EX. The dealer mounted the 6 disc changer under the driver's seat and the Kelton subwoofer under the passenger's seat. </font>
Hi Homeric,

Out of curiosity, are you sure you don't have that backwards. When I installed my Kelton, the directions specifically stated that if you had the remote CD changer under the drivers seat, you'd have to move it to the passenger side as the subwoofer had to be mounted under the drivers side. The wiring loom that came with my Kelton wouldn't have allowed it's installation anywhere else.

Just wondering.....



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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Intrepid175:
Hi Homeric,

Out of curiosity, are you sure you don't have that backwards. When I installed my Kelton, the directions specifically stated that if you had the remote CD changer under the drivers seat, you'd have to move it to the passenger side as the subwoofer had to be mounted under the drivers side. The wiring loom that came with my Kelton wouldn't have allowed it's installation anywhere else.

Just wondering.....

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Believe me, I would much rather have the butt shake on my (driver's) side!!!! The units are positioned as originally stated. They did mention how little room was available for all of the wiring looms behind the dashboard (head unit , cassette player, cd changer and sub). I was considering adding the ashtray for the inner light and a more easily reachable extra socket but decided against when I heard that AND saw the price




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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2"> it should be called a bun tickler!

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I is always good to get a woman's perspective on these things. Now I'm convinced I need one.


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Homeric, Hondapartsforu.com sells the ashtray for $35.49 with free shipping, way cheaper than the others! No idea why. Several have installed it just for the convenience of the extra socket, light and storage.
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by dlh2:
Homeric, Hondapartsforu.com sells the ashtray for $35.49 with free shipping, way cheaper than the others! No idea why. Several have installed it just for the convenience of the extra socket, light and storage.</font>
The correct url is http://www.Hondaparts4u.com/home.html
 

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Hondaparts4u is showing the list price of the ashtray as $49. Everywhere else shows the list price at A HUNDRED forty nine dollars.

I'd question hondaparts4u as to exactly what they're shipping for $35.

Also, I checked out the instructions for installing the ashtray. I bet a dealer charges 1.5 hours or more to install that.

At dealer list and $50/hour labor, that's a $225 ashtray. Man, smoking is expensive.

I'd be happy with just a constant live power connector and a simple junk tray, instead of either the cupholders or the ashtray.
 
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