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bk12321
02-20-2006, 05:07 PM
I wanna build my own box this time around, but I wasnt sure which box would work the best

I looked through Moe Lester's sticky on box plans, and saw this one:
http://img62.imageshack.us/my.php?image=175cubes32hz26sqin2rg.png
its a 1.75@32

is there a better one I could use? its for a single type-r 12" with 600 watts running to it in a hatchback

Lakota
02-20-2006, 06:31 PM
I'd do atleast 2.5. IMO 1.75 is around the volume needed for a 10" ported.

bk12321
02-20-2006, 06:36 PM
is 32hz a good number to stay at? what would u guys suggest? I listen to mostly rock/hardcore/classic rock

BoomCrew
02-20-2006, 09:05 PM
in my personal op. i would go like 40. anything in the low 30's i have found best for rap for the main reason it is a lower, deaper bass. but thats just my 2 cents

MikeyB
02-20-2006, 09:06 PM
Maybe something like 35hz

PV Audio
02-20-2006, 09:08 PM
No, no, no, do NOT tune it at 40. Low 30s are the best overall compromise. I would give it around 2-2.25 cubes tuned to 30-34hz.

bk12321
02-20-2006, 11:14 PM
thx for the feedback guys :D

HincklNutt
02-20-2006, 11:17 PM
i can design some plans for you if you pm me. i also have a 1.75@26Hz Box that i could sell and a 1.9@34Hz box aswell. you pay shipping, and we can work out a price. pm me if your interested.

PV Audio
02-21-2006, 12:24 AM
I wanna see some of dese plans.

m98bigshot
02-21-2006, 07:02 PM
I just built Moe's 2.0 cubic box for my Type-R tuned at 32hz. It is AMAZING. I used to have a sealed box and this thing blows it away in the SPL department. I'm only 16 and I built this box myself. His plans are idiot-proof, and he has a few variations for different spaces. Personally, I'd go with the 2.0, it's one beast of a box. Just make sure you use silicone to seal the joints and speaker terminal cup.

zsondy1
02-21-2006, 07:03 PM
i would get a TCAB www.thecaraudiobox.com

dont_smokerocks
02-21-2006, 07:07 PM
I got my plans from PV audio. My box is 2 cu. ft. tuned to 31 and it wangs pretty hard.