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VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:37 PM
Since i never did post this install on here... i guess i will now..since i'm back on the forums..:laugh:
clean and simple is the name of the game here
the gear:
3 Kicker L7 12's, zx1500.1,150.2, Mobile Spec cap
the box for the subs(stupid simple)... wanted to do fiberglass but time limit doesn't allow...sorry for no box build pics...did have my camera until after i built it :(
http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/4852/pict3572mr6.jpg
box in the car...fits pretty snug in there
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/9205/pict3576ds0.jpg
http://img141.imageshack.us/my.php?image=pict3569fg6.jpg
and...trim panels..
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/8052/pict3568fa9.jpg
amp kinda where they will be
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/4631/pict3571po3.jpg
a nice test fit..and they fit PERFECT!
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/8528/pict3577iv7.jpg
starting the amp build up.. the amps will appear to be flush into the floor... just basically raise the floor up around them 2 inches..and it will be flush with the bottom of the subs.. again simple and clean
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/9868/pict3578po4.jpg

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:38 PM
finished pics coming right now!!!

sub trim panel with carpet
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5020/PICT3582.jpg
amps wired up and ready to go, and it plays ftw?
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/2097/PICT3585.jpg
kinda last minute...but 12 farad mobile spec cap going in...(not somthing i wanted to put in)
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/3215/PICT3587.jpg
i wasn't to happy with the carpet seam you can see in the amp trim panel..so i fixed it..but didn't get pics of that before the customer picked it up :?
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/4822/PICT3592.jpg
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1395/PICT3588.jpg
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5600/PICT3591.jpg
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/9930/PICT3589.jpg
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/4928/PICT3590.jpg
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1533/PICT3593.jpg

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:39 PM
finished product...so here it is... sitting on 22" Asanti AF 129's.. TRUE 3pc wheels...... around $1400 each wheel.... :thumbsup: i think it looks great..
http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/7057/pict3625gw5.jpg
http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/313/pict3626jq2.jpg
http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/3416/pict3627zz4.jpg
http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/6995/pict3628nj4.jpg
http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/2339/pict3624sn8.jpg

9512ds
09-19-2006, 12:39 PM
looks amazing dude..

great work

jeeper07
09-19-2006, 12:40 PM
DAAAMMNNN **** man realll nice work

phyphoestilic
09-19-2006, 12:44 PM
great work, everything looks great. I think it would look little better if there was 1-2 inches of space between each sub, but thats just me.

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:46 PM
great work, everything looks great. I think it would look little better if there was 1-2 inches of space between each sub, but thats just me.
yeah i would have liked to space them out more... but the box there was as big as possible...although i still think it turned out nice for what it is..

acreature
09-19-2006, 12:49 PM
Only issue I would worry about is the baffle (3 subs) with no bracing! :uhoh:

But looks great. How does it sound?

dkguitarist
09-19-2006, 12:53 PM
dam nice work guy. now come down and work on my car. ;)

xluben
09-19-2006, 12:54 PM
Only issue I would worry about is the baffle (3 subs) with no bracing! :uhoh:

But looks great. How does it sound?

yeah, i think that baffle would flex a lot.

but the work looks excellent!

how much did you charge for that work?

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:56 PM
Only issue I would worry about is the baffle (3 subs) with no bracing! :uhoh:

But looks great. How does it sound?
yeah .....bracing..who needs that:laugh: but it really wasn't bad once the trim panel goes in front of it..and the subs screw into it... it sounds pretty **** nice.. gets nice and loud.. but yet still very musical.. none of the pics really show it...but i left a gap between the trim panel and rear deck so it wasn't sealed off from the car.... the customer is very happy with it... so thats what really counts right?:veryhapp:

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 12:58 PM
yeah, i think that baffle would flex a lot.

but the work looks excellent!

how much did you charge for that work?
i did this install at work.. (Installtions Unlimited in Syracuse, NY)....as far as how much they charged for the labor i did... who knows... 1.5 days of work:uhoh:

LeofromtheH
09-19-2006, 12:59 PM
that's one pimp *** caddy


awesome work, i also agree about the no bracing

Flipx99
09-19-2006, 01:01 PM
I bet the customer liked it, but I wouldn't. It doesn't seem like you can easily adjust anything with those flush mounted amps. But I suppose if the customer was interested in adjusting and such, he probably would have done it himself/

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 01:03 PM
I bet the customer liked it, but I wouldn't. It doesn't seem like you can easily adjust anything with those flush mounted amps.
all gain/bassboost/xover controls on kicker zx amps are on the top.... ;)
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/6463/pict3575qm3.jpg

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 01:04 PM
and not only that... the trim panel slides down over the amps..and is held with velcro... so its not that hard to remove if need be:veryhapp:

Flipx99
09-19-2006, 01:04 PM
kicker amps have controls on the top FTMFW

I noticed that right after I posted.

Not all amps have this function, yet flush installs remain popular.

Flipx99
09-19-2006, 01:05 PM
and not only that... the trim panel slides down over the amps..and is held with velcro... so its not that hard to remove if need be:veryhapp:

I see, pretty easy to lift in-and-out....maybe this flush stuff isn't as bad as I thought. Very nice work and very clean.

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 01:05 PM
I noticed that right after I posted.

Not all amps have this function, yet flush installs remain popular.

..ok i'm sorry?

smd4life
09-19-2006, 01:05 PM
everything looks great!!! very nice...are you sure those are 22"?

stuckinok
09-19-2006, 01:05 PM
Lovin it good job

Flipx99
09-19-2006, 01:06 PM
..ok i'm sorry?

nah, It's not like that at all. Your next post explains it.

VIPER118
09-19-2006, 01:06 PM
thanks for the comments!

strong*I*bumpin
09-19-2006, 02:25 PM
Nice work Viper,what 's being used for the front stage?

JAZN
09-19-2006, 02:27 PM
****, that's sweet.

Captain_Ahab
09-19-2006, 03:29 PM
Dam nice job man! Thats one pretty Caddy...

DaGh0st
09-19-2006, 05:56 PM
looks good.

80INCHES
09-20-2006, 08:31 PM
thanks for the comments!

hey stupid where u been
u need to show your face more often we miss u around here

80

CJL
09-20-2006, 09:47 PM
that......looks.........SICKK, Great job man

Nexson
09-20-2006, 10:12 PM
$1400 a wheel?? **** nice setup!

nVRuckus
09-20-2006, 10:55 PM
:yumyum:

VIPER118
09-20-2006, 11:31 PM
hey stupid where u been
u need to show your face more often we miss u around here

80

lol..i know i know... i'm trying to get on here more :up2somet:

BaseSteala112
09-20-2006, 11:48 PM
Very nice job!