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shake this
01-28-2012, 10:38 AM
Little background first so I don't get flamed for the products used (including the particle board)

My brother is a wrecking yard owner so 90% of what you see came from cars from his yard.

The three JL audio 12's, the larger Kenwood amp and the JL audio amp, in the passenger side rear quarter panel where the factory 8" and amps would be, came from a 90's model Honda.

The story goes that a lady in her 80's came in and asked my brother if he would be the car from her, he offered her something like $250 and she said perfect. As she was hobbling out on her cain, she said over her shoulder "by the way, there is about 2K worth of stereo equipment too". My brother didn't think anything of it until they pulled the car in to start tearing it down.

As soon as he saw the speakers, he sent pictures to my (at the time) 17 year old niece. And don't even ask for pictures of her. :)

The group of pictures will explain the rest of the story better then I could. We have maybe $200 in the whole build less any beer that was consumed.

shake this
01-28-2012, 10:43 AM
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3306.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3308.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3309.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3310.jpg

shake this
01-28-2012, 10:44 AM
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3118.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3311.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_3314.jpg

I Like Waffle
01-28-2012, 10:45 AM
So are you so poor you wanna use the shittiest material availible for building boxes, or are you just ******* dumb?

shake this
01-28-2012, 10:46 AM
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_4107.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_4109.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_4110.jpg

amp cover I made

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/2000%20ford%20explorer/IMG_4111.jpg

JoshC
01-28-2012, 10:49 AM
So are you so poor you wanna use the shittiest material availible for building boxes, or are you just ******* dumb?

bahahahhahaha

shake this
01-28-2012, 10:50 AM
So are you so poor you wanna use the shittiest material availible for building boxes, or are you just ******* dumb? Guess you failed to read the 1st post or are you just too dumb to understand?

It's what he had at the yard and what he wanted to use but thanks for your concern.

shake this
01-28-2012, 10:52 AM
Just to show you that I typically build my boxes out of MDF

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a125/BrandonBlount/stereo%20installs/1993%20Ford%20Party%20Bus/Installsandmore038.jpg

I Like Waffle
01-28-2012, 10:58 AM
Guess you failed to read the 1st post or are you just too dumb to understand?

It's what he had at the yard and what he wanted to use but thanks for your concern.


I read it, but you didnt say why you used particle board you just said how you got the equipment. For the record the work you did with it looks great, just ****** materials.

06goat
01-28-2012, 11:03 AM
I have seen this exact same box before. I cant quite put my finger on where but I am 95% postitive Ive seen that box, with the jellos in it, a LONG time ago

JoshC
01-28-2012, 11:04 AM
It does look good man, fits really nice. Just dont get why yall wouldnt throw another few bucks at it and get decent wood.

shake this
01-28-2012, 11:04 AM
Between the equipment and materials used is why I've nicknamed it my "Junk Yard Build" and to be honest, I don't think my niece would have been able to tell the difference had we built her box out of MDF.

JoshC
01-28-2012, 11:06 AM
Between the equipment and materials used is why I've nicknamed it my "Junk Yard Build" and to be honest, I don't think my niece would have been able to tell the difference had we built her box out of MDF.


hahaha point taken, alot of people just dont hear the difference. They just want "bang" w/e the **** that means hahahhaha

shake this
01-28-2012, 11:06 AM
yall wouldnt throw another few bucks at it and get decent wood.Because you've never been around someone that owns a wrecking yard. Spend some time with them and you will quickly understand that they don't believe in spending more then what is needed to get the job done. Plus I was the one that had to work with the particle board so what did he care. LOL

sacsking916
01-28-2012, 11:07 AM
didnt you already post that 5 jl box in another build log??? i remember the box, the amps and the niece.

shake this
01-28-2012, 11:09 AM
I have seen this exact same box before. I cant quite put my finger on where but I am 95% postitive Ive seen that box, with the jellos in it, a LONG time ago

I'd love to see if you could find that picture, I built this box about a year ago. Only other site I posted it on was my local race site and a go kart site

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didnt you already post that 5 jl box in another build log??? i remember the box, the amps and the niece.

oh ****, was it on this form??? I'm on several different car audio sites. If so, I'll delete one of them.

sacsking916
01-28-2012, 11:11 AM
I'd love to see if you could find that picture, I built this box about a year ago. Only other site I posted it on was my local race site and a go kart site

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oh ****, was it on this form??? I'm on several different car audio sites. If so, I'll delete one of them.

yeah i remember it being here, just dont remember the thread. cause i remember seeing it in that explorer as well

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this is the link to the before thread. but the pics aint there

http://www.caraudio.com/forums/car-audio-build-logs-cars-trucks-suvs/514502-some-things-ive-done.html

shake this
01-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Went back and looked at some of my previous posts and I did have some pictures uploaded. I moved some of my albums around in photo bucket and now those links are broken. If a mod wants to delete that thread, it's fine with me.

Your memory obviously is much better then mine.

Louisiana_CRX
01-28-2012, 11:38 AM
too many pages to read but if you rear fire your subs flip the box around you'll notice at least a 50% in crease in sound over forward fireing...hopefully you wont get much cancellation in that box with subs firing towards each other like that

sacsking916
01-28-2012, 11:41 AM
Went back and looked at some of my previous posts and I did have some pictures uploaded. I moved some of my albums around in photo bucket and now those links are broken. If a mod wants to delete that thread, it's fine with me.

Your memory obviously is much better then mine.

ha ha and they say the trees kill the memories ha ha. yeah i just remember that box and car.

shake this
01-28-2012, 06:28 PM
didnt you already post that 5 jl box in another build log??? i remember the box, the amps and the niece.yes but when I moved all my pictures into new albums, it killed the links so when I did a quick search I didn't think I had posted them.

sacsking916
01-28-2012, 07:14 PM
yes but when I moved all my pictures into new albums, it killed the links so when I did a quick search I didn't think I had posted them.

you already answered that one bro ha ha. think you meant to quote a different one

shake this
01-28-2012, 08:44 PM
No, for some reason my stupid iPhone didn't load the most reasont posts so the last one that was showing was your original post about seeing it before. Either that or I took the full bottle of stupid pills today

Jroo
02-01-2012, 08:33 AM
I thought subs pointed at each other cancelled out unless you placed some kinda divider in between them. I acually appreciate someone using crap material. I had a cousin that had an escort back in the day. People joked his stuff all the time. He literrally had particle board and an under dash eq/booster run the subs. The 100 dollar system slammed. Half the speakers he found and somebody threw out the subs and he grabbed them out of a dumpster. You would see the same dudes that joked were coming over trying to figure out why his stuff was working better than their systems.