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soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:16 AM
Ok, Ace3Xa, Acidburn, Johnecon2001 & myselft started this build today for Ace's S10 Blazer.

Size: 8.4 ft^3
Port: 100sq"
Tuned: 34hz
Subs: (4) 12" ICON 12D2
Amp: Sundown SAZ-3000d
Wire: Kicker Hyperflex 1/0
more to come

Starting out with the box build. Another great build at Acidburns house. Great food as usuall for our dinner break. Tonight we did "Oregano's" Pizza, wow is that stuff good.

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20035.JPG
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soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:17 AM
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20043.JPG
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http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20048.JPG
Toms Perfect woman! lols
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20049.JPG
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20050.JPG

soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:17 AM
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soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:17 AM
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soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:17 AM
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soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 07:17 AM
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tez4life
01-12-2008, 07:32 AM
Wow, that should sound very good and get quite loud, nice work so far.

jj4475
01-12-2008, 07:34 AM
pretty sick

Immacomputer
01-12-2008, 10:28 AM
I would tape off areas that wood will be attached to before you paint next time.

That food looks delicious! Were those pita looking things garlic bread?

lilmaniac2
01-12-2008, 10:30 AM
primer the raw wood edges before painting, and roll on paint is SOO much easier :)

Immacomputer
01-12-2008, 10:37 AM
I want to try a paint on chalkboard paint. I saw it at walmart the other day and I might have to buy some. That could look really neat...

Ali1
01-12-2008, 10:45 AM
nice build

na_rsx
01-12-2008, 06:46 PM
wow, we need vidz asap

babaganoush123
01-12-2008, 06:53 PM
**** box **** subs good work guys.

jdawg
01-12-2008, 07:09 PM
looks good

tapout
01-12-2008, 07:13 PM
3 things I noticed....Chick has wide hips
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsbox%20049.JPG

Tom is sexay, and flush mount is spot on.

01xtreme
01-12-2008, 07:22 PM
is that in a 2 door blazer, or 4 door? It looks like 2, but I could be wrong.

soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 09:12 PM
2dr. Also notice the "dream girl" is wide hips, saggy boobs, and has hair. Nuff said, lol

Acidburn
01-12-2008, 09:18 PM
:woot: fun build

Pop da Hatch
01-12-2008, 09:21 PM
looks good - props - whats the specs on those woofers?

soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 09:22 PM
http://www.soundsolutionsaudio.com/products/icon/icon12.html

Check the link..

thegreatestpenn
01-12-2008, 09:26 PM
nice build, need some speakersext vids NOW

DBDesignsElite
01-12-2008, 09:30 PM
Nice. Build.... Now VIDS!!!

soundsolutions
01-12-2008, 09:38 PM
should have some vids next week. Can't wait.

IamDeMan
01-13-2008, 09:28 AM
Get them up now, slow poke.

Fattony911
01-13-2008, 01:31 PM
I cant believe you built that whole thing with nails

lilmaniac2
01-13-2008, 01:33 PM
Glue is what holds the joints together, not screws/nails :)

GrnZ28
01-13-2008, 01:37 PM
Very nice bro, i like it other than the carpet around the port looks like it was cut very ******.

937DYTBOI
01-13-2008, 02:26 PM
looks great, food looks even better

soundsolutions
01-13-2008, 03:03 PM
Very nice bro, i like it other than the carpet around the port looks like it was cut very ******.

That stuff was very tough, and we didn't have a fresh blade at the time, i'm sure we'll trim it before installing everything.

ngsm13
01-13-2008, 03:12 PM
Looks great, did you guys not have a router with a flush trim bit?

nG

soundsolutions
01-13-2008, 03:29 PM
Looks great, did you guys not have a router with a flush trim bit?

nG

Of course we did. We do you ask?

denim
01-13-2008, 03:31 PM
Wish I could have been there.

ngsm13
01-13-2008, 03:38 PM
I cant believe you built that whole thing with nails


Of course we did. We do you ask?

It looks like the second baffle holes and port were cut with a jig saw...

nG

soundsolutions
01-13-2008, 03:39 PM
It looks like the second baffle holes and port were cut with a jig saw...

nG

oh , lol, thats because they where, I dropped the circle jig after the two holes where cut, oops....

the port was cut with a jig saw, then we used the flush bit to flush that port.

ngsm13
01-13-2008, 03:41 PM
oh , lol, thats because they where, I dropped the circle jig after the two holes where cut, oops....

the port was cut with a jig saw, then we used the flush bit to flush that port.

Lol, werd.

It looks great, I just think the router with a flush trim for the port... and a rabbet for the sub holes would have made it PERFECTO!!! ;)...

I'll be happy to see vids! w00t!

What's the electrical like?

nG

soundsolutions
01-13-2008, 03:43 PM
we are adding a kinetic HC2400 and a few runs of kickerhyperflex 1/0 for now, he's on a budget like the rest of us..we'll update it as the money comes in i'm sure..bigger alt, big 3 etc...

ngsm13
01-13-2008, 06:01 PM
Werd.

nG

Acidburn
01-13-2008, 11:17 PM
Lol, werd.

It looks great, I just think the router with a flush trim for the port... and a rabbet for the sub holes would have made it PERFECTO!!! ;)...

I'll be happy to see vids! w00t!

What's the electrical like?

nG

The port was flush trimmed as well. I just roughed it out with the jig.
But yeah, those 2 circles we had to jig look kind of retarded. No one will ever seem them though.

JMC0415
01-14-2008, 02:50 AM
**** that'll be loud. Not a fan of the carpet but the box and the subs look nice as.

audioarsonal
01-14-2008, 09:29 AM
Was there any bracing added?That box being 8 cubes should have some bracing, especially only using a brad nailer!!
Build looks good but the devils in the details......Vidz plezzzz!

ngsm13
01-14-2008, 11:25 AM
Was there any bracing added?That box being 8 cubes should have some bracing, especially only using a brad nailer!!
Build looks good but the devils in the details......Vidz plezzzz!

LMAO... you kids...

nG

lilmaniac2
01-14-2008, 11:27 AM
Was there any bracing added?That box being 8 cubes should have some bracing, especially only using a brad nailer!!
Build looks good but the devils in the details......Vidz plezzzz!

wonder why they used a double baffle?

JimJ
01-14-2008, 11:30 AM
That box being 8 cubes should have some bracing, especially only using a brad nailer!!

How does the fastener choice determine how the enclosure's sides are going to react under stress?

duece212
01-14-2008, 11:30 AM
wonder why they used a double baffle?

Wonder if the port walls add to the integrity of the box?

LiquidClen
01-14-2008, 11:37 AM
Nice Build. I'm currently having xplicitacts (aka unpredictableacts) build me a box for 4 10" ICONs off a 3000D

AllDayMJ
01-14-2008, 05:22 PM
vids pwease?

and some of that pizza n such, that **** looks amazing! ftw

Acidburn
01-14-2008, 10:44 PM
John picked it up tonight so here are a couple pics of it in his truck
http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/5167/johnsbox1cd2.jpg

http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/9625/johnsbox2te9.jpg

soundsolutions
01-15-2008, 12:37 AM
Nice Build. I'm currently having xplicitacts (aka unpredictableacts) build me a box for 4 10" ICONs off a 3000D

Do you have the subs yet? J/W

LiquidClen
01-15-2008, 08:25 AM
One of them. I'm kind of broke right now. I have a 1500D that I need to sell too so I can grab a 3000D

na_rsx
01-15-2008, 10:39 AM
where the vids ****it lol

JimJ
01-15-2008, 10:44 AM
mmm, fuzzy box

*pets*

soundsolutions
01-18-2008, 04:25 PM
ok, the amp is here. Gonna get it going in the next few days hopefully.

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/corys_box/corysbuild%20001.JPG
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soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 02:15 AM
well tonight we where supposed to fire it up, but I forgot to bring the zero awg terminals, soooo...tomorrow it is. Got alot of leg work done though.

Did two runs of Kicker Hyper Flex 1/0 AWG
Added a NB 2400 batt, wired up the subs to 1 ohm load
getting ready..

Vids tomorrow ! woot.gif

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johnsboxday3%20001.JPG
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soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 02:16 AM
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soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 02:17 AM
:)

soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 06:27 PM
Ok made alot of head way today, got he box in, amps wired (still a mess though, didn't organize them yet), and subs fired up. WOW, this thing actually hurt me at one point. :woot:

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johns%20001.JPG
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johns%20002.JPG
http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johns%20003.JPG
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http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/johns%20005.JPG

soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 06:45 PM
Ok, here's a few vids we shot so far. Keep in mind camera frames/per/second rate isn't the best, really doesn't do the subs justice, anyways...

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/vid.jpg (http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=184)

Hecta G
01-19-2008, 07:09 PM
Very nice build, and dang I'm hungry from looking at the food.

soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 07:14 PM
A better vid...

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/vid2.jpg (http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=185)

soundsolutions
01-19-2008, 07:37 PM
Blazer Abuse..poor thing

http://www.teamssaudio.com/pics/johnsbox/vid3.jpg (http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=186)

MikeyB
01-19-2008, 07:38 PM
That looks loud as ****, good work fellas!!! :)

tez4life
01-19-2008, 07:50 PM
That looks loud as ****, good work fellas!!! :)



agreed, very nice job, Icons FTW.

MikeyB
01-19-2008, 09:48 PM
Insane flex, I feel bad for that car.

denim
01-20-2008, 10:23 AM
Good excursion on spanking new drivers.

Immacomputer
01-20-2008, 12:50 PM
Looks awesome.

Does it bother anybody else that the Kicker fuse holder that comes with the Kicker 0awg kit doesn't fit 0awg wire? Isn't that just bullshit?

soundsolutions
01-20-2008, 09:10 PM
Looks awesome.

Does it bother anybody else that the Kicker fuse holder that comes with the Kicker 0awg kit doesn't fit 0awg wire? Isn't that just bullshit?

hmm, I had no problems with it. Maybe you got a deffective kit ;)

KINGDELL91
01-21-2008, 08:35 AM
nice work wish i still wish i could have some of that Pizza :(

soundsolutions
01-22-2008, 05:20 PM
The guy who owns this truck, works there. Lucky him. The $24 pizza that's pictured, he gets for $5 bucks. LOL

SHiZNiLTi
02-14-2008, 05:03 AM
That is amazing!! Great work Mark and Acid, I've got to get my 16 cuft enclosure with the 18's installed.

This build has motivated me again :D

soundsolutions
02-14-2008, 05:09 AM
That is amazing!! Great work Mark and Acid, I've got to get my 16 cuft enclosure with the 18's installed.

This build has motivated me again :D

Motivated you? I thought you died! Haven't talked to you or seen you lurking on the boards for a longgggg time. Welcome back man. You should hear this truck, I think you'd like it. :veryhapp:

captaincheesey
02-14-2008, 05:19 AM
Killer build man. I like it. I was thinking about 4 12s in the back of my friend's blazer, but keeping the box low enough so he could compete in Street in MECA, but after seeing that box, street is looking out of the question. I might just have him do bass race instead, have him join me.

soundsolutions
02-14-2008, 03:05 PM
forgot to add the latest video links to this thread..

http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=196

http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=195

528hz
02-14-2008, 03:09 PM
:handclap:

Fvcking Fabulous! I want mine that loud.

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 03:25 PM
thats some really nice chit meng..

what part of arizona are you in?

soundsolutions
02-14-2008, 03:27 PM
Phoenix..Used to live in Potsdam NY

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 03:34 PM
so how far away are you form mobile dynamics?
i know its in tempe and tempe is like apart of phoenix?
i plan on going there next year =]

sick build by the way, nucking futs!
i love ssa and sundown..
cant wait till you get it metered..

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 03:34 PM
oh wait, do you live in Sun City in proenix?
if so, i get it.. SPL City, Sun city.. hahahah

soundsolutions
02-14-2008, 03:35 PM
I am about a 25 min drive from tempe. Acidburn is in Tempe

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 03:36 PM
is it really? oh, not good for show cars i assume =]

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 03:38 PM
oh the member acidburn, my bad, lol
i thought you ment acidrain =[
im a jackass

soundsolutions
02-14-2008, 06:15 PM
teamssaudio video site is down for the mean time...

you can find vids here though
http://caraudio-forum.com/video/play.php?vid=94

MikeyB
02-14-2008, 06:17 PM
That is amazing!! Great work Mark and Acid, I've got to get my 16 cuft enclosure with the 18's installed.

This build has motivated me again :D

Yes you do. I thought you died too, where have you been and what happened to gettin those monsters in? Are you still rockin just one?

Acidburn
02-14-2008, 09:22 PM
so how far away are you form mobile dynamics?
i know its in tempe and tempe is like apart of phoenix?
i plan on going there next year =]

sick build by the way, nucking futs!
i love ssa and sundown..
cant wait till you get it metered..
like Mark said, I'm just a few miles away from Mobile Dynamics

snoopysnooper
02-14-2008, 11:33 PM
nice avatar.. well, its good to know ppl that are in the area so im not all alnoce once i attened =]
hopefully when im there, you guys will be nice enough to give me some pointers for my new set up =]

i really hope i do end up going there, my mom said "its too expencive for an 8 week course" some other bs..

it did the math, its like 20 dollars an hr to go there..

stuckinok
02-14-2008, 11:36 PM
nice

wu501
02-15-2008, 03:59 PM
Looks awesome.

Does it bother anybody else that the Kicker fuse holder that comes with the Kicker 0awg kit doesn't fit 0awg wire? Isn't that just bullshit?

it does, you have to remove the inside 4 gauge adapter...I thought the same thing.



Vid looks great...keep up the good work guys :)

SHiZNiLTi
02-20-2008, 04:05 PM
After watching this hair trick video I have to hear it now, find out a good time for John that we can all meet up, does he live in tempe or phoneix?

http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=198

Before:
http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/2595/beforegl5.jpg


After:
http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/6815/afterpe9.jpg

MikeyB
02-20-2008, 06:17 PM
****!!!! That looks insane man, I wish I could hear that ****! :D

Acidburn
02-20-2008, 06:31 PM
After watching this hair trick video I have to hear it now, find out a good time for John that we can all meet up, does he live in tempe or phoneix?

http://www.teamssaudio.com/video/play.php?vid=198


John with the Blazer lives in Scottsdale