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Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 04:21 AM
So me and my friend started working on fiberglassing my two JL 12w3s in to the side of my trunk. I have some pictures that I would like to share. I worked on it more today but got really upset with the fiberglass and gave up. It has about 4 layers on it, but a ton of air bubbles. I sanded some of them down before but they came back. I guess one day when I have time I will have to redo the whole box. It will probably be easier when my friend gets back from NYC. Anyway the pictures:

Before:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0050.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0051.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0052.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0053.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0054.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0055.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0056.jpg
I need to figure out where to relocate the BOSE amp to. The spare tire well was suggested but I think for now it will just be on the outside of the panel (inside of the trunk).
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0057.jpg
That cubby will be cut out to allow the sub to poke through.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0058.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0059.jpg

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 04:22 AM
Cardboard Mockup:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0060.jpg
My friend: "And this is a picture of my friend's foot." But doesn't that pool of packing peanuts look inviting?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0061.jpg
1/2 of my trunk. Who can guess what car that is? Yes we know it's a corvette of some type.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0062.jpg
If only the mold would turn out this good:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0064.jpg
Meh:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/spaceboy464/subworklog/IMG_0065.jpg

So now all that's left is to add 3-4 more layers of fiberglass to the mold. We will then be using MFD for the front face and have the sub angled out of that using cloth+fiberglass. Eventually I want to recover the trunk in suede. Can't wait!

supa_c
10-22-2006, 04:37 AM
So far so great :D
Where are you in LA ?
oddly enough, my friend went to NYC too :(
If you can, rip the holes open and just put some resin inside of them. Stabbing them works to, you cant brush them out

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 04:40 AM
So far so great :D
Where are you in LA ?
oddly enough, my friend went to NYC too :(
If you can, rip the holes open and just put some resin inside of them. Stabbing them works to, you cant brush them out

Im in the Valley. Yah he should be back soon but it was a pain working alone.

supa_c
10-22-2006, 04:42 AM
818 ?

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 05:03 AM
818 ?

Yup

supa_c
10-22-2006, 05:06 AM
where in 818...

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 05:16 AM
where in 818...

PM me ... why? You gunna steal my car or something?

supa_c
10-22-2006, 05:23 AM
na, just willing to lend a helping hand :)
I'll take your amp though :D

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 05:26 AM
na, just willing to lend a helping hand :)
I'll take your amp though :D

Ok well if your down to help out i'll let you know when were next working on it. PM me and we can talk more about it. My a6? I love that thing!

supa_c
10-22-2006, 05:30 AM
ygpm
yes, the A6....:up2somet:

traksta15
10-22-2006, 02:48 PM
looks good

THUNDERBIRD
10-22-2006, 07:30 PM
ehh its not that bad just as long as the rest of the layers are smooth it will be fine.

jeepintn
10-22-2006, 07:37 PM
looks nice. keep it up.

Spaceboy464
10-22-2006, 09:48 PM
Thanks guys. I can't wait to finish this. BTW when I make the front out of MDF do I just lay fiberglass around the edges to bond the two or is there a special procedure?

acold7dusta
10-22-2006, 09:57 PM
is it going to be a MDF ring, or a full MDF baffle? either way you can just lay the fiberglass and resin mixture on the MDF and make it smooth

supa_c
10-22-2006, 10:11 PM
Need a stapler to attatch the fleece to the mdf and the fleece to the fiberglass

jellyfish420
10-24-2006, 12:38 AM
lookin good. cant wait to see the final product.