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QueSound15
11-26-2012, 03:57 PM
I know the vehicle isn't a prime one for a good sub build. Its what I have at the time, until college is out.

mods: Big 3 in OFC 0, stock 85amp alt (for now, will be upgrading to a 220 soon), interstate bat under hood, kinetik hc2400 in the trunk, OFC RF 4 front to back (until my 0 arrives in the mail).

radio: Kenwood excelon x595

speakers: dash 3.5" infinity kappa's....front doors 6.5" audioque coaxils....rear deck 6x9" vibe slick v2's

amps: new AQ1200D for substage (soon to be upgrading to the Crescendo BC2000D), and oldschool soundstream p205 for mids and highs.

substage: 1 15" AQ HDC3 D2 copper coil, wired down to 1 ohm. 8 gauge stinger hpm speaker wire.
custom box: ~4.2 cubes before all displacement (~3.76 after all displacement). 3/4" mdf, double front baffle, 1" dowel rod bracing, 1 6" aero port tuned at ~35 hertz. sub forward port forward, had to go low on height (15.75" tall box) to fit in the trunk.

what do you guys think so far? This is my first major system so to me its amazing so far. Need a new speaker amp sooner or later, i like the oldschool sound though.

pics are on my phone, if you wanna see them or suggest things just pm me

comments and suggestions welcome!!!!

cdc351jeferson
11-26-2012, 04:07 PM
sounds like a pretty good build . will you be sealing off the trunk firing sub forward like that?

jdawg
11-26-2012, 04:09 PM
just a fyi, you can get alts of other chryslers that are the same exact same case but higher amperage, a ram 318 has a 138a (i think), i run a 160a in my intrepid off of a durango with a 360 (firetruck package) just get the plug from the donor vehicle and cut yours off and wire it in, you may even find one with the same plug

jdawg
11-26-2012, 04:11 PM
oh and may have to swap the pulley from your alt to the new one

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 04:26 PM
sounds like a pretty good build . will you be sealing off the trunk firing sub forward like that?

yes i will be sealing it off once i finish paying off the car. Only so much i can do until that happens. lol

cdc351jeferson
11-26-2012, 04:27 PM
yes i will be sealing it off once i finish paying off the car. Only so much i can do until that happens. lol

until then fire port and sub into trunk lid will gain alot more output

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 04:28 PM
just a fyi, you can get alts of other chryslers that are the same exact same case but higher amperage, a ram 318 has a 138a (i think), i run a 160a in my intrepid off of a durango with a 360 (firetruck package) just get the plug from the donor vehicle and cut yours off and wire it in, you may even find one with the same plug

Thanks for this, I saw a 220 on ebay for 216....didnt know if it is any good or not....either way i dont think anyone like mechman or dc power or singer make alts for my car that i can afford. ill see if i can find an alt off one of those vehicles to put on mine! thanks!

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 04:30 PM
Also, I still am having dimming problems with my headlights and interior lights. Is this just because of my alt, or lack of haha. or could it be something as simple of grounds? my windows going up or down also make them dim.

knotdrummer88
11-26-2012, 04:32 PM
sounds good to me, lets start seeing some pics

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 04:32 PM
until then fire port and sub into trunk lid will gain alot more output

alright ill try that, just was told that all forward was louder and stuff. i havent tried all back though, gonna ruin my trunk lid since i dont have sound deadner yet haha

nkrell11
11-26-2012, 04:33 PM
Pictures always make for a better build thread ;)

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 04:38 PM
http://s1352.beta.photobucket.com/user/drogers57/media/BE1098B7-B75E-4C28-9160-578DE8979163-11362-00001006E2990130.jpg.html?sort=3&o=3

if the link works, thats it so far haha

cdc351jeferson
11-26-2012, 05:02 PM
alright ill try that, just was told that all forward was louder and stuff. i havent tried all back though, gonna ruin my trunk lid since i dont have sound deadner yet haha

yeah unless yoru sealed but sound waves need a certain distance be he heard properly kinda like when you hear a car bangin far away then when its close up its not as loud if that makes sence. yeah let me know how it sounds when you turn box around. Also it helps jsut having your port and sub loading off something before the sound makes it into the cabin it increased the travel

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 05:22 PM
any suggestions for the light dimming?

cdc351jeferson
11-26-2012, 05:24 PM
bigger batts

QueSound15
11-26-2012, 05:28 PM
right.....i doubt i can fit a gigger batt under my hood though, its a very small battery tray. but i was thinking about selling the kinetik hc2400 and upgrading to a few xs d3100's? or maybe a few more kinetiks?

cdc351jeferson
11-26-2012, 05:46 PM
get whats in your budget . i like xs because of 3 year warranty and better build quality. non recycled lead etc.