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bigbud747
12-06-2009, 03:06 PM
Well sorry for no build pics guys, but here's some finished ones. I bought a router last week and built the entire box with it, straight edges and all. I'm officially in love with my router. haha.. But anyway, i built a fiberglass box for my truck a few months ago back when i was in high school still, and it did pretty good on the meter (140.0) but i wanted to go a little louder without having to change setups completely. I decided to build a box to go where my center console was. The box itself is 1.9 cubes tuned to 33 hz (made for my new Fi Bl 12 coming in), but i decided to put in the DP for the time being. There was a noticeable difference in the sound and loudness of this box over my other one, but this one will only be used for competitions, or when i don't need a center seat (can't put the GF beside ya when this is in. haha) So i went and got it metered yesterday. Still peaked at 42 hz like my fiberglass box (which is tuned to 36 hz) and did a 143.5 on the TL, and a 145.6 on an AudioControl 170. Very very happy with these scores. Anyways, on to the pictures..


http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii201/bigbud747/DSC01065.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii201/bigbud747/DSC01063.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii201/bigbud747/DSC01062.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii201/bigbud747/DSC01064.jpg



VID!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGdzIJB8DW4

And before anyone says anything, the box is actually at a very good height for resting your arm. And i can still reach everything just fine.. It does have a problem with sucking things up off the floor (****** half a beach towel into it a couple days ago).

kfx450r
12-06-2009, 03:14 PM
wow that looks like the perfect setup for that truck, real trick and i bet its loud as hell that close to your head. What truck? Ram? Silverado? I know the rams have tons of center console space.

Oh yeah, clean *** box too.

Ignatowski
12-06-2009, 03:21 PM
looks good.....I hate unpainted/uncarpeted boxes

ltr450racer690
12-06-2009, 03:21 PM
its a ram. look at the steering wheel

sobe3yourself.
12-06-2009, 03:28 PM
looks good.....I hate unpainted/uncarpeted boxes

O_O haha i think they look better, more raw haha

kfx450r
12-06-2009, 03:33 PM
its a ram. look at the steering wheel

Ah yes, lol. I figured it was since my friend has the same thing, looked familiar and i dont think a box that big would fit there in any other trucks but yes, that steering wheel does give it away :)

Im all about carpeted but Ive never carpeted or painted any of my boxes lol, just too lazy

bigbud747
12-06-2009, 04:15 PM
Yeah it's a Ram 1500. You can barely see the fiberglass box right behind the seats, but it's 2.4 cubes with a 6 inch aero tuned to 36 hz. It gets **** low, even lower than this box.. I might wrap it in vinyl when i get the time, but it's just for comps so i'm not too worried about it. I'll make another video when i get my Fi Bl 12 in next week sometime, when i'm not studying for finals.. Thanks for the compliments tho guys.. I thought a 143.5 with 1 sub in a regular cab truck was fairly decent.. Haha.

AQHDC3
12-06-2009, 04:25 PM
Looks decently loud. I like it. Nice work.

Snow90
12-06-2009, 04:33 PM
looks nice man.

cshaw
12-06-2009, 08:04 PM
nice tweeter pods:)

jmanpc
12-06-2009, 08:08 PM
Good lookin box.

phemps
12-06-2009, 08:09 PM
nicee

-Leister-
12-06-2009, 08:10 PM
I like this set up.

DB-Audio
12-07-2009, 12:40 PM
nice setup man