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e22s
04-09-2006, 07:46 PM
?? i just got done buliding a box and didnt bother thinking about the trunk opening...i got the box 3/4 in but the other 1/4 wouldnt fit :crap: (had to try to put it in at an angle)...i got a honda civic and the measurments i had for the box were 40x20.75x15...any help will be apreciated...

man what a waste of a sunday afternoon and $30 :(....

davidfre21
04-09-2006, 07:52 PM
back seats?

PV Audio
04-09-2006, 08:22 PM
The easiest way is to go back to grammar school.

e22s
04-09-2006, 08:24 PM
back seats are even smaller

The easiest way is to go back to grammar school.
thanks for the help, i appreciate it...

Eldorado
04-09-2006, 08:27 PM
make it out of cardboard.

PatFitz9
04-09-2006, 11:46 PM
well if it doesn't fit then it doesn't fit... what are you asking?

terry6405
04-09-2006, 11:55 PM
i think he wants to know about an in trunk build, i i think i would too, i want a bigger box

Ingleside
04-10-2006, 12:41 AM
make it out of cardboard.
word.... i usually go down to a bicycle shop and get a box they get bikes shipped it.
they're big enought to cut some panels out and make a dummy box.

Vincent9515
04-10-2006, 01:08 AM
This is an identical Civic...

http://vincentroberts.com/six_resonant_engineering_8.htm

Do something like that with separate boxes. Those are 1.5 net or a little over 2 cubes before displacement each.

Slide them in one at a time and you can get decent airspace. Those could have been slightly larger. I think you can get around 5 cubes gross in that year Civic without building into the trunk.

e22s
04-10-2006, 01:27 AM
^thanks

how many cubic feet should i do for each sub for my type r's?

ngsm13
04-10-2006, 01:32 AM
Don't be a dummy?

That's my suggestion ;)...

nG

amartin_72
04-10-2006, 02:18 AM
its possible to use some simple trig to figure it out but im to lazy to write up an equation now so unless someone else wants to your gonna have to use cardboard. Or if your too lazy to make a cardmoard mock up box you could just cut out a side profile of your box and stick it in and see if i passes and get pretty close. Figure out how Tall you want your box, then cut out a strip of cardboard that wide. Then cut that piece shorter and shorter the other way until it fits in the trunk vertically. Take off about an inch for clearance and youve got your max size. Make sure it goes all the way left to right not just in the middle of your trunk.

e22s
04-10-2006, 02:58 AM
any suggestions on how many cubic feet and how many hz to tune it to for each sub if i were to build 2 seperate boxes? thanks for the help

Vincent9515
04-10-2006, 02:15 PM
As close to 2 cubes net each as possible.

33-35 hertz tuning.

Shyne151
04-10-2006, 04:28 PM
Don't be a dummy?

That's my suggestion ;)...

nG


How about learn to use a tape measure too :)

MikeyB
04-10-2006, 04:37 PM
As it was stated above I just make a box outta cardboard first. It doesn't give you an extremely accurate measurment but you can get a good idea of how big the box can be. If you really want to get crazy you can draw out a side view of your trunk on AutoCad or just paper if you don't have that program and try and work it out. Thats what I did on my last box, I cut it so close that I had to take the rubber seal off the bottom of my trunk for my box to fit....:crap:

terry6405
04-10-2006, 08:10 PM
Don't be a dummy?

That's my suggestion ;)...

nG



way to moderate.......