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freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 09:28 PM
hi folks i am new to this forum and i am needing some help i just recently purchased some alpine type r 1243d and i have these in a fairly small sealed box that i had for a while seems to be a very good well built box but im hearing these speakers do better in a ported box so my question is where can i find a decent box for these subs for a decent price...??? ive been looking localy but there is just a bestbuy and a abcwarehouse and one custom shop but ive seen there work and dont think they would sell me i want other than junk mass produce ported boxes i d k any help would be appreciated it thanks...

09civic
03-24-2012, 09:29 PM
How much were you willing to spend?

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 09:36 PM
not sure this is just for listening pleasure not going to compete or anything like that but if i have to put a price on it id say my budget would be $150 give or take...

09civic
03-24-2012, 09:38 PM
Thats not too bad. Look around in the BST for used boxes.

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 09:45 PM
Thats not too bad. Look around in the BST for used boxes.

im sorry where is that...

09civic
03-24-2012, 09:47 PM
CarAudio.com Classifieds (http://www.caraudio.com/forums/caraudio-com-classifieds/)

Flex68
03-24-2012, 09:47 PM
ive been looking localy but there is just a bestbuy and a abcwarehouse and one custom shop but ive seen there work and dont think they would sell me i want other than junk mass produce ported boxes i d k any help would be appreciated it thanks...

Use your T/S parameters, model the enclosure, and build it yourself....

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 09:51 PM
CarAudio.com Classifieds (http://www.caraudio.com/forums/caraudio-com-classifieds/)

oh ok got you....thanks!!!!

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Use your T/S parameters, model the enclosure, and build it yourself....

wish i could not much of a carpenter...

Flex68
03-24-2012, 09:53 PM
Herd that!
One of the custom builders here will prolly be able to help you

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 09:54 PM
[QUOTE=Flex68;7968127]Herd that!
One of the custom builders here will prolly be able to help you[/QUOTE

who are they are they reasonable in price...

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 10:05 PM
here is my current box...

Flex68
03-24-2012, 10:08 PM
Look in the "Supporting Vendors" area.....can't comment on prices, as I haven't gotten actual quotes

freakin_rican
03-24-2012, 10:11 PM
Look in the "Supporting Vendors" area.....can't comment on prices, as I haven't gotten actual quotes

ok thanks

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 03:30 AM
any other suggestions...

VisceralSound
03-26-2012, 03:42 AM
Where do you live :V

winkychevelle
03-26-2012, 05:01 AM
Where do you live :V

yea if im close i wont mind helping out.

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 01:01 PM
Where do you live :V

whitehall michigan area code 49461

resonate
03-26-2012, 01:12 PM
Nowhere to buy locally? Try SKAR Audio's boxes. They'll build a 100% custom enclosure for $125, period. I've heard mixed reviews on their boxes, but it's a lot cheaper than some vendors on this site..

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 05:07 PM
nowhere to buy locally? Try skar audio's boxes. They'll build a 100% custom enclosure for $125, period. I've heard mixed reviews on their boxes, but it's a lot cheaper than some vendors on this site..

i have a bestbuy and a abcwarehouse and one lil custom ghetto shop ive called them and they said they can build me a custom for $400 and i seen there work believe me its not good!!!

resonate
03-26-2012, 06:09 PM
i have a bestbuy and a abcwarehouse and one lil custom ghetto shop ive called them and they said they can build me a custom for $400 and i seen there work believe me its not good!!!

Well, don't buy there! :laugh:

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 07:18 PM
Well, don't buy there! :laugh:

im not even trying to waste my money or time with his place thats why i came on here to try and find help for a box!!!

chillin
03-26-2012, 07:25 PM
I got a skar box and the quality of mine seems pretty good. I would check them out.

DoesDad
03-26-2012, 07:32 PM
Here's one:http://www.caraudio.com/forums/miscellaneous-car-audio-classifieds/534982-fs-dual-12-enclosure-4-0-%40-32-hz-2.html

I would jump on it! He's down to 100+shipping and this would be perfect for your Type R's.

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 08:19 PM
Here's one:http://www.caraudio.com/forums/miscellaneous-car-audio-classifieds/534982-fs-dual-12-enclosure-4-0-%40-32-hz-2.html

I would jump on it! He's down to 100+shipping and this would be perfect for your Type R's.


yeah i seen that looks like a nice box but im trying to stay as small as i can get so i can still have trunk space...

Imtjnotu
03-26-2012, 08:24 PM
there are people on here who can build u an enclosure...Pro Rabbit and and Mobleenclosurs are 2 of the vendors who do it

freakin_rican
03-26-2012, 08:36 PM
there are people on here who can build u an enclosure...Pro Rabbit and and Mobleenclosurs are 2 of the vendors who do it

yeh ive been talking with dbeez bout building me one for a reasonable price too