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on1wheel01
08-23-2008, 06:16 PM
Update need info on port size look at last post




Just as title says I am going to attempt to build a box for my subs. The one that they came with is garbage and rattles and sounds like it is falling apart. For now it is going into a extended cab pick up. But after that the back of a car. So box size is really no issue. Any idea on where to start?

Livin' Loud
08-23-2008, 08:25 PM
Do you want meh to design you a box?? A really good box..

on1wheel01
08-23-2008, 09:22 PM
What do you charge

on1wheel01
08-24-2008, 10:05 PM
Think I may give this a try. What is better 1 port in the front for both suns 2 in the front one for each 1 on the side for both or 2 on the side as in one for each side

on1wheel01
08-25-2008, 08:10 AM
This is what I have found. A few of these boxes pretty much similar to each other , and almost exact the same as my budds kicker l5 box. Seems the hz will be around 31, I guess that should be ok for everyday use. What you guys think Be kind as I am not good with drawing and I used paint works lol http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j160/grnreaper01/subbox1.jpg
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j160/grnreaper01/subbox2.jpg

Livin' Loud
08-25-2008, 08:32 AM
What do you charge

Free

on1wheel01
08-26-2008, 02:44 AM
HELP
I just found this web site and I put in my dimensions and It says my tuned freq is 26.813426878195 . IS this ok? Or should I make my inner port larger or shorter than 10.8 to get a higher freq. Seems shorter makes the freq go up and larger go down. But would it be a good idea to mess with it or just leave it as designed as the box is almost done just the 2 sides to cut and the last port

Just went out and measured better it is actually calculating 27.8 hz. So that should be ok, that's more what I wanted

on1wheel01
08-26-2008, 05:47 PM
Well I finished it all up. Well still needs carpet, and final sanding before carpet. But for now it being used until I have more time. I've got about $36 into the whole thing, a lot better than a prefab that was $90, and I got the experience of doing it myself. As for the sound. Oh for all that is holy it drills. I want to have it tested and see what she is putting out. Does the hair trick and makes it hard to swallow drink or whatever(but I guess that's from being only inches away from your head). Pic is before bolting top on and putting the rest of the screws in(it lines up good at the angles.
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j160/grnreaper01/boxtop.jpg
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j160/grnreaper01/box2.jpg

Livin' Loud
08-26-2008, 07:07 PM
Glad you got what ya wanted, I've been building box's for 10 years & I will honestly say you didn't do bad at all.

on1wheel01
08-26-2008, 08:13 PM
Thanks man I appreciate that