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Infinity RS4001 re-foam or replace woofers?

I picked up a pair of RS4001's at a garage sale and the foam around the woofers is starting to come apart. Should I refoam the woofers or would I be better off replacing them with something different?

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I picked up a pair of RS4001's at a garage sale and the foam around the woofers is starting to come apart. Should I refoam the woofers or would I be better off replacing them with something different?
If the foam is inexpensive.......give it a try....nothing to lose.

If it works.....winner winner chicken dinner.
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If the foam is inexpensive.......give it a try....nothing to lose.

If it works.....winner winner chicken dinner.
The foam kits are about $20. I just didn't know if replacing the woofer with something else would be an improvement over the stock(re-foamed) woofers?

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The foam kits are about $20. I just didn't know if replacing the woofer with something else would be an improvement over the stock(re-foamed) woofers?
It's $20 to test, vs a higher amount to match the drivers, so...
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I ordered the kit it should be here friday. I'll post back my results.
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I ordered the kit it should be here friday. I'll post back my results.
Good luck! Changing the surround may change the surround somewhat. But changing the whole woofer will definitely make a change, so that is less desirable.
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I did "all" the woofers on the bass stacks on some IRS Bata's I had... came out great but what a job..
Take it slow and keep the cone centered and you'll be fine.

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I replaced the foam surrounds and the speakers really sound good.
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