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CntInjaDisNinja
06-08-2005, 02:25 PM
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/449165/4

The componets are ALpine SPX-177R's powerd by a MTX RT2200, also check the other pages for other install I have done

req
06-08-2005, 02:55 PM
lookin pretty good man! next time flush mount them. hows the tweeter sound up so high? is it being blocked by the dash?

next time, try and see if you can buy those panels from the dealer\junkyard and glass right over them for a perfect fit :)

saywhat?
06-08-2005, 03:04 PM
u think the dealer would sell me a set for my new mustang???

req
06-08-2005, 03:13 PM
i sure bet they could order them, its going to cost you a few $$$

but its really worth it. sand them down with some 60grit (front\sides\back) for adhesion, then mount your baffle like normal with dowels\glue, maybe drill a few holes (to let the resin seep thru and stick better - rivets would work here too, dont want the glass de-taching), put a layer or two of glass down to strengthen the ABS, then stretch the baffle, resin the inside\outside cover, and your done :)

you MIGHT be able to tape them all up, mould them with some resin, rivet them on (a few holes) then baffle\stretch\resin, and cover it...

but a guy just did kicks this way;
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/786464

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/786000-786999/786464_2_full.jpg

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/786000-786999/786464_3_full.jpg

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/786000-786999/786464_4_full.jpg

you can figure the sanding and crap yourself; but if i were you, id try and use somthing ALOT thinner (Tshirt?) than fleece, because it makes the edges of the kicks about 1\4" thicker, and it could mess stuff up quite a bit :laugh:

http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/6/web/786000-786999/786464_10_full.jpg

psych0ticnemes1
06-08-2005, 03:14 PM
niiiiiiiiice, how did you mount them in there?

req
06-08-2005, 03:21 PM
i didnt - those are some other guys, but he says on his site how he put them all together. basically hot-glue on the baffle, stretched the fleece over the stock kick panel, and they fit perfectly beforehand. so they fit perfectly after :)

/edit


sorry for the threadhijack

your kicks look just like my first pair did :) props for trying and getting some good results! maybe follow the stuff above next time? :)

g30ffr3y
06-08-2005, 03:23 PM
is it me or is that 6.5 pointed at the drivers FEET???

squeak9798
06-08-2005, 03:28 PM
is it me or is that 6.5 pointed at the drivers FEET???

In the link that req posted that's not a 6.5", that's a 3" Dome Mid (excellent dispersion characteristics)

req
06-08-2005, 03:28 PM
read his page, he said he did lots of testing, and they sounded the best in that configuration.

squeak9798
06-08-2005, 03:30 PM
i sure bet they could order them, its going to cost you a few $$$

but its really worth it. sand them down with some 60grit (front\sides\back) for adhesion, then mount your baffle like normal with dowels\glue, maybe drill a few holes (to let the resin seep thru and stick better - rivets would work here too, dont want the glass de-taching), put a layer or two of glass down to strengthen the ABS, then stretch the baffle, resin the inside\outside cover, and your done :)

you MIGHT be able to tape them all up, mould them with some resin, rivet them on (a few holes) then baffle\stretch\resin, and cover it...

but a guy just did kicks this way;
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/786464



One thing you need to keep in mind is that both of those drivers (the tweeter and 3" Dome Midrange) have sealed backs....which means they literally don't need an enclosure (or lack there of). Not to mention the very, very shallow mounting depths.


Totally different mounting up 3" Dome, sealed back mids and tweeters than it is setting up, installing and mounting 6.5" mids. With the 6.5" mid you have to take airspace into consideration, sealing the backside of the "enclosure", etc etc......

g30ffr3y
06-08-2005, 03:32 PM
learn something new everyday...

bonesninja
06-08-2005, 03:52 PM
jesus christ----those comps are $750 on ebay!!!

EFFENDI
06-08-2005, 04:01 PM
some good tips here

AzGrower
06-08-2005, 04:07 PM
jesus christ----those comps are $750 on ebay!!!

Hey DynAudio speakers are NOT cheap by any means, and thats for the 3 way set which retails for just over a grand! My set was more than $750, but I have to think that DynAudio are the top of the top

req
06-08-2005, 04:16 PM
One thing you need to keep in mind is that both of those drivers (the tweeter and 3" Dome Midrange) have sealed backs....which means they literally don't need an enclosure (or lack there of). Not to mention the very, very shallow mounting depths.


Totally different mounting up 3" Dome, sealed back mids and tweeters than it is setting up, installing and mounting 6.5" mids. With the 6.5" mid you have to take airspace into consideration, sealing the backside of the "enclosure", etc etc......

thats why in my post i was talking about sealing the reverse side. those dynaudios are super awesome... and if i didnt go with horns, id definatly have an active 3way setup with some 6.5~8" midbass, 4~6.5 inch midrange, and a nice mellow tweet. :yumyum:

JAZN
06-08-2005, 04:26 PM
nice try for your first time, but like req said it does look like your tweets are gonna get blocked by the dash.

CntInjaDisNinja
06-08-2005, 04:54 PM
The set sounds awsome, the highs play just fine, the pic is a lil dishonest the dash dosent really block the tweet, its close but it dosent, and yes this is my first component set and my first time contructing a kick panel. If you look down you can see my fiberglass sub boxes, that was the very first time I touched fiberglass. In the future I am gunna re-do the sub boxes and kicks cuase I know I could do them better with the expericence I have now.

req
06-08-2005, 05:17 PM
good luck and take pictures :D

CntInjaDisNinja
06-09-2005, 12:46 PM
Req I love you and hate you right now becuase of the pics you showed im gunna re-do my kicks lol. Gunna mold them into the kickpanel interior piece, should have them in there rough form done by monday cuase I gotta work all weekend

JAZN
06-09-2005, 12:52 PM
damm you're quick.

APitBullT
06-09-2005, 02:58 PM
dude thats tight keep up the good work

req
06-09-2005, 03:17 PM
heres some more pics of another guy who did this;

http://www.sounddomain.com/ride/394524

make SURE you use thinner fleece tho. the thick stuff will make it hard to work with. and also - DO NOT leave your floor mats in when you glass :laugh:

so you gonna get some from the junkyard?

jellyfish420
06-09-2005, 03:38 PM
heres some more pics of another guy who did this;

http://www.sounddomain.com/ride/394524

make SURE you use thinner fleece tho. the thick stuff will make it hard to work with. and also - DO NOT leave your floor mats in when you glass :laugh:

so you gonna get some from the junkyard?
i like the way these turned out better than the other link you posted...

for the original kicks....they look pretty good. but

CLEAN YOUR CAR!!!!

req
06-09-2005, 03:51 PM
my car?

lol. my car is dirty as hell atm :p:

wont get to work on it today eaither :(

CntInjaDisNinja
06-10-2005, 05:12 PM
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/449165/5


Ut oh......the new kicks are coming.......and **** these things are looking good