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keithace
04-05-2008, 03:43 PM
in an effort to get my trunk back i am going to glass an enclosure in passenger side of the trunk of my 97 civic coupe...i read an article on CA&E about how to use the factory trunk liner as the back of your box...just pull it out and glass it...then sand and reinforce it (basically)...

http://www.caraudiomag.com/technical/caep_0802_project_toyota_avalon_sub_enclosure/index.html

i am going to use their game plan...seeing as how i have the same kind of trunk liner in my car...this isnt my first fiberglass project...i have done tweeter pods...two boxes and a center console...but this is my own car and is going to be a permanent install...

i will have pics this afternoon and welcome any opinions and or suggestions...just dont be douche bags... :D

mapolley07
04-05-2008, 03:49 PM
good luck, sounds like it will be pretty nice if you do it right. just take your time and be careful to make sure everything is perfect.

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:17 AM
pre game warm ups...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture108.jpg

my tweeters...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture112.jpg

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture111.jpg

patrick1202
04-06-2008, 01:18 AM
html>joo=FAIL!!

97gp
04-06-2008, 01:18 AM
Try again feg.

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:20 AM
the next canvas...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture118.jpg

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture117.jpg

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture116.jpg

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:21 AM
i fixed it you jackasses...

dman4486
04-06-2008, 01:29 AM
why a fuzzy dash:confused:

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:34 AM
never really thought about it...

you suggest to go back to the plain dash?

cshaw
04-06-2008, 01:36 AM
i seen people do that to minimize reflections between the dash and windshield.

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:45 AM
i just have it....got it for free...i had a ***** of a time with it in the heat here during summers...i couldnt get the glue off the dash and had to put it back on...i tried goo gone and a few other cleaners and couldnt get the tape reside off the dash...so my dash looks likes shiz with out it on...

but...i am sure it eats some reflections...

dman4486
04-06-2008, 02:48 AM
i just have it....got it for free...i had a ***** of a time with it in the heat here during summers...i couldnt get the glue off the dash and had to put it back on...i tried goo gone and a few other cleaners and couldnt get the tape reside off the dash...so my dash looks likes shiz with out it on...

but...i am sure it eats some reflections...

good enough reason for me....was just wondering

maritoze
04-06-2008, 02:52 AM
Keeps the dash from cracking as well. :)

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:16 PM
the start...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/Picture122.jpg

keithace
04-06-2008, 01:29 PM
also...can i fill the area behind the box with something...i know dynamat is going to happen on the flat surfaces...but there is alot of open space...polyfill? expanding foam?...yes? no? doesnt matter?...

keithace
04-06-2008, 07:56 PM
finished adding resin to the liner...its in the car now finishing hardening...

had to have food...socal style :)

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/lunch004.jpg

keithace
04-10-2008, 04:12 AM
after some crappy days at work...i inched forward...the rear shell for the box...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/updatecarone001.jpg

i am sure you all know how to get a piece of cardboard and cut a template...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/updatecarone002.jpg

make sure it fits...shave if you have to...get it snug...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/updatecarone003.jpg
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/updatecarone006.jpg

tomorrow i have the day off...so i attach and template the front....

keithace
04-10-2008, 04:16 AM
my modest tool box...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i231/keithace73/updatecarone012.jpg