I know man. They were good subs for the day and I have no problem believing that they sound good. You're probably getting good extension too with room gain. Subs have come a long way tho and you're due for an update my friend! I think you made a great choice.\n\n25 years is a lot of change in sub tech for sure I’ve noticed that in recent years jbl has lagged way behind in there sub department for home use anyway . But back when home theater was starting to get in homes these were top notch and are built really good I may let my buddy that builds amps go over them and sneak them into the back of the room before the wife notices them lol !