Personally I would have replaced both sides mid range drivers.
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If it is a tad bright, put a hankerchief or some small bit of cloth over the new driver, to muffle the driver just a bit. If you play with the screens on, just lay a cloth under the screen at the new driver. Figure out some non-damaging way to keep it in place for a few weeks. (A very small magnet to hold the cloth between the magnet and speaker basket?)i would think that could be enough to get past the difference.
Even taking the old speaker baffle off and leaving the new one on might help.
If later after a hundred hours, you still notice a difference, you could try a permanent solution of a small half ohm resistor in the new speaker?
You say they sound good. Just play and enjoy them. The driver will break in all by its self and all will be well. The inductors will have some breakin but not as much as the driver
If you listen to Elizabethyou are to caught up in the sound of equipment. Just relax and listen to the music. This hobby of ours does not have to be as complicated as most people want to make it.