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t4weekender
12-22-2012, 12:25 AM
hello from sunny lancashire England
i have a vw t4 transporter 2003 i am planning on a basic camper convention but i want to install a sound system its been ages since i have done one and i have never done one on a van
i have pioneer 8100 head unit, jl monoblock amp,1xjbl 12" bass tube ,2x 12"rockford fosgate punch and no idea where to install speakers for optimum space and sound .
my plans with the van is a seat/bed and a small cooker that i have on a draw assembly behind drivers seat
and a leisure battery to go in somewhere .
i know i need to buy a load more bits when i can afford them but just like to get good advice before i buy anything
thanks jay

gckless
12-22-2012, 12:26 AM
Welcome. Much to learn here. And don't take anything too seriously.

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 01:28 AM
thanks
hope this forum is the place to be looks like you lot know what you are talking about
or maybe someone has done similar camper sound system on here

mylows10
12-22-2012, 01:30 AM
so what are you asking for ,also welcome

Dtrom
12-22-2012, 01:32 AM
Welcome !

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 01:56 AM
so what are you asking for ,also welcome
cheers
i am trying to find where to position the speakers for optimum space and sound
also advice on crossover/equaliser
sound insulation etc the list goes on , i am a joiner so hopefully this project won't be beyond my capabilities but i have never done fiberglass but i will give it a go

mylows10
12-22-2012, 01:58 AM
audio technix deadener ,components in the frt doors to start .pics of the van would help to

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 01:58 AM
Welcome !

thanks

Jerhemy
12-22-2012, 02:00 AM
cheers
i am trying to find where to position the speakers for optimum space and sound
also advice on crossover/equaliser
sound insulation etc the list goes on , i am a joiner so hopefully this project won't be beyond my capabilities but i have never done fiberglass but i will give it a go

Welcome to the site!!

Take some time and read around, there is TONS of great information already out there in existing threads, and some very knowledgeable members on here to help you out!

mylows10
12-22-2012, 02:01 AM
also are audio has a eq ,its the peq and the matching crossover idx i think that would be nice

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 02:09 AM
audio technix deadener ,components in the frt doors to start .pics of the van would help to

pics to follow when i work out how to post pics on here
yes i was planning components in the front doors but was wondering where to put tweeters in doors or on A pillar top or bottom
i have already done the rear panels in a rubber flashband stuff i had left over from a basement it was used as 6"tape on a tanking basement system i thought it would deaden the noise on the metal panels

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 02:12 AM
Welcome to the site!!

Take some time and read around, there is TONS of great information already out there in existing threads, and some very knowledgeable members on here to help you out!
cheers i will do

mylows10
12-22-2012, 02:13 AM
in some of the areas in your van .like in the cabinets or under the bed you might be able to build enclosures for the mids which will help them sound better .the tweets can be installed in the upper part of the doors or you can get an upstage tweeter system for the a pillars

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 02:19 AM
also are audio has a eq ,its the peq and the matching crossover idx i think that would be nice

steady on bud you have already lost me what's peq and idx please be patient like i said i knock nails in wood my other fields of knowledge are pretty limitebut i am here to learnd

mylows10
12-22-2012, 02:24 AM
steady on bud you have already lost me what's peq and idx please be patient like i said i knock nails in wood my other fields of knowledge are pretty limitebut i am here to learnd

Arc Audio IDX (http://www.arcaudio.com/product-pages/processors/crossovers/idx.asp)
Arc Audio XEQ (http://www.arcaudio.com/product-pages/processors//equalizers/xeq.asp)

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 02:30 AM
Arc Audio IDX (http://www.arcaudio.com/product-pages/processors/crossovers/idx.asp)
Arc Audio XEQ (http://www.arcaudio.com/product-pages/processors//equalizers/xeq.asp)

ok will look into that and i will get some pics sorted its 6am here and dark so hopefully get them on over the weekend

mylows10
12-22-2012, 02:50 AM
Ok cool it's 11 pm here in Cali ill try to help you at best as I can. Just need those pics I can also get my buddy Brian to help with an enclosure for the subs and maybe suggestions for the rear speakers as well

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 07:02 AM
hope pic is there http:// http://db.tt/cdafwBMW

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 07:04 AM
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t4weekender
12-22-2012, 09:33 AM
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hope pic is there http:// http://db.tt/cdafwBMW

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 09:44 AM
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t4weekender
12-22-2012, 09:46 AM
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ok now i know i can send pic


i just need to remember how

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 09:58 AM
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t4weekender
12-22-2012, 10:00 AM
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t4weekender
12-22-2012, 10:39 AM
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05fronty
12-22-2012, 10:40 AM
welcome and send me some fishnchips and beer

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 10:48 AM
3rd pic is a mock up of pull out cooker idea the bass tube doesn't have to live there i was thinking of putting that under the bed what do you guys think

and the last pic is of my daughter so you can understand time and money at the moment is sparse

t4weekender
12-22-2012, 11:40 AM
welcome and send me some fishnchips and beer

i don't know about sending fishnchips but you are welcome to come over and i will take you to a very good chippy

hispls
12-22-2012, 12:12 PM
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Pimp my ride... UK edition.







OP, you will have limited access to equipment compared to what we have in USA. Prices will be horrible as well from VAT taxes. Otherwise, best advice I can give before cutting and mounting speakers is just wire them up loose and position them with some duct tape, clay, or whatever, to wherever you think you want them and see if they sound good from those locations. Adjust angle and location accordingly til you find what sounds good and mount there.

Absolutely no substitute for time spent testing.

t4weekender
12-24-2012, 08:17 AM
[QUOTE=hispls;8260933]http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpaxofCg231qjb37wo1_500.jpg


Pimp my ride... UK edition.


yeah the old bird has had her ride pimped for years i think her clan started all the bling onim so glad my hard earned tax goes

TE]

hispls
12-25-2012, 09:15 PM
[QUOTE=hispls;8260933]http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpaxofCg231qjb37wo1_500.jpg


Pimp my ride... UK edition.


yeah the old bird has had her ride pimped for years i think her clan started all the bling onim so glad my hard earned tax goes

TE]

We colonists got sick of paying taxes to support those inbred tyrants years ago. Now we pay MORE taxes to pay our own inbred tyrants.

t4weekender
12-26-2012, 05:48 AM
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We colonists got sick of paying taxes to support those inbred tyrants years ago. Now we pay MORE taxes to pay our own inbred tyrants.

i am pretty much with you on that one but we now pay for eastern European imigrants and the building trade has suffered
anyway onwards and upwards

denim
12-27-2012, 03:55 PM
Welcome to CA.com :)