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2kchevy06civic
11-08-2004, 12:44 PM
Well a few weeks ago I purchased my first sub. This is my first system to ever own, as well as building a box. So please keep that in mind when looking at my box, I know it's not what a lot of you people on here can do, but I gathered most of my information by reading these forums, and then building my box. So here ya go, my first sealed enclosure.....enjoy!! :thumbsup: btw, this is for a 2000 chevy silverado 1500

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010646.jpg

this is the work area, all nice and neat, Ready for building!!


I'll go ahead and jump to the fun part, the pictures explain themselves =)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010653.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010652.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010657.jpg
sorry this one is crappy, I'll get a better one later. This was a happy moment, it fits inbetween my two bucket seats.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010647.jpg

the truck


so there you have it, I just have to seal the box, and put carpet on it. Thx for any comments!!

IgnoreMe
11-08-2004, 12:47 PM
nice work man.

Expy2000
11-08-2004, 12:52 PM
Pretty good job. You need to drop your truck tho.. IMO

2kchevy06civic
11-08-2004, 02:31 PM
I am going to eventually. As soon as I'm done doing all the car audio stuff, I'll work on exterior mods :thumbupw:

woahloud
11-08-2004, 02:32 PM
Congrats. Looks good.

skeptikal
11-08-2004, 02:37 PM
lookin good. might want to think about carpet so it doesnt look real tacky. but congrats on your first box... i know mines didnt look this clean.

sound Q
11-08-2004, 02:44 PM
Yeah dude real tight! How do those subs sound? What do you have them running off?

2kchevy06civic
11-08-2004, 03:15 PM
lookin good. might want to think about carpet so it doesnt look real tacky. but congrats on your first box... i know mines didnt look this clean.

I'm going to go look for some today, trust me I want it to look the best it can ;P.


Yeah dude real tight! How do those subs sound? What do you have them running off?

My single 12 sounds awesome, the SQ is really what i was looking for. I don't have an amp yet, I'm looking into a directed 1100. I heard it only whenever I hooked it up to my friends system.

skeptikal
11-08-2004, 03:21 PM
ask req about his dei1100d.. he is in love with it. he gotta 10" SE

req
11-08-2004, 04:01 PM
^^

yep. works like a charm at 800w for my ported 10. i dont know how you can- but 1100w to a 12 in a tiny sealed box like that might work with the gains down real far (assuming you dont have perfectly matched voltage from amp and HU)

good choices my friend. good choices.

box looks good tho, maybe take a venture into the realm of fiberglassing and make it look amazing =D

:thumbupw: good work for a first timer! :thumbupw:

now we need pics of it completed and installed.

2kchevy06civic
11-08-2004, 07:12 PM
^^

i dont know how you can- but 1100w to a 12 in a tiny sealed box like that


well I was just going by what Re recommends for a sealed enclosure. which is 1 cubic foot. I was just planning on going with the 2ohm load(800watts) if I got that amp. Would that be to much power for a box like mine? maybe I should think about a lower wattage amp? suggestions please !!!!! :bowdown:

waNtsumBuMP
11-08-2004, 08:10 PM
No, 800 watts to an se in a sealed box will be fine, you probly could be giving it more assuming that you want more power when in sealed boxes, but if you put that in a ported box, you would only need to push out like 400-600 watts max in order for it to get its full excursions....

kickerlivinloud
11-08-2004, 08:15 PM
Looken good for a first box, I know mine wasn't the greatest but the more you make the better they get. NIIIIICE truck by the way ;)



Jon

jellyfish420
11-08-2004, 08:24 PM
nice looking box...did you cut grooves for the top and bottom? thats kinda what it looks like from the pic.

2kchevy06civic
11-08-2004, 09:05 PM
nice looking box...did you cut grooves for the top and bottom? thats kinda what it looks like from the pic.

yes, I put dado joints for sealing purposes.

Norcalracer283
11-09-2004, 02:20 AM
I suggest u drop 60 dollars into some rear shackles to level it. Its an easy, 2" rear drop for under 100 dollars. Makes a huge diff and is a temporary fix for the ugly stock rake.....

2kchevy06civic
11-09-2004, 01:42 PM
I suggest u drop 60 dollars into some rear shackles to level it. Its an easy, 2" rear drop for under 100 dollars. Makes a huge diff and is a temporary fix for the ugly stock rake.....


I've been wanting to do this for a while. I've just been focusing more on sound rather than visual appeal. After my system is complete, I'll work on the little things :suave:

2kchevy06civic
11-09-2004, 09:58 PM
well here is an update on the box. I had a local store put on the vinyl for about 15 bucks. Pretty good job, and fairly cheap.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010658.jpg



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010659.jpg



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v456/gimpy154/random%20pics/P1010660.jpg

there we go ^_^

jellyfish420
11-10-2004, 01:09 AM
yes, I put dado joints for sealing purposes.
good idea, but how well is it gonna seal with NO bottom?????

2kchevy06civic
11-10-2004, 12:21 PM
good idea, but how well is it gonna seal with NO bottom?????


LOL it's not finished. =( I still have to actually seal it, which I'm doing today after school.