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noob with an RS
02-23-2005, 11:20 PM
hey i'm not sure how big the box i'm going to build for my 12 inch idMAX is gonna be. but i think its not gonna beany bigger than 3.0 cubic ft. am i right?? well anyway.. i was wondering.. if i happen to get a box that is 3.0 cubic foot how much room would that take in my trunk??? i drive a 94 acura integra. i just want an idea such as "it'll take up like half your trunnk" or something like that. what do u guys recommend for one 12 inch idMAX subwoofer??

JimJ
02-23-2005, 11:24 PM
umm..do the math...there are an infinite combination of ways to get a volume of 3cF.

Pick two dimensions and run with it.

bcarpenterfhl
02-23-2005, 11:26 PM
3.0 a cube box will take up ~3.8 ft cubed i believe.

UndercoverPunk
02-23-2005, 11:27 PM
It should take up less than 1/2 unless you build it all weird.

FOSGATE JOE
02-23-2005, 11:37 PM
Dud Get A Tape Measurer And Go Out Side And Do It Measurer By Inchs H X L X D =?? Dived By 1728 To Get Your Volume P.s Don't For Get To Subtraked Mdf And Sub And Port To Find Your Net Volume!!!!!

req
02-24-2005, 12:39 AM
this is four.

http://www.asterixband.com/andy/pictures/tempest/tempest2.jpg

cjjackson85
02-24-2005, 12:40 AM
That's ghetto.

woahloud
02-24-2005, 12:41 AM
Dud Get A Tape Measurer And Go Out Side And Do It Measurer By Inchs H X L X D =?? Dived By 1728 To Get Your Volume P.s Don't For Get To Subtraked Mdf And Sub And Port To Find Your Net Volume!!!!!

Please, go to your local computer store and buy a program that teaches you how to type. :D

Slody4Futbol
02-24-2005, 12:46 AM
Dud Get A Tape Measurer And Go Out Side And Do It Measurer By Inchs H X L X D =?? Dived By 1728 To Get Your Volume P.s Don't For Get To Subtraked Mdf And Sub And Port To Find Your Net Volume!!!!!

Dude, get a tape measure and go outside and do it. Measure by inches, H x L x D = ?? Divide by 1728 to get your volume.
P.S. Don't forget to subtract for MDF, sub, and port to find your net volume!!!!!

Better guys?

JimJ
02-24-2005, 12:47 AM
Much betterer.

ANeonRider
02-24-2005, 01:16 AM
5184 cubic inches

req
02-24-2005, 01:17 AM
That's ghetto.

did it in 10 degree weather. been winter, so im NOT building a box unless i have to. :up2somet:

iamamp3pimp
02-24-2005, 04:51 AM
i always thought that 3.0 cubed would be 3.0 cubic feet

but i may be wrong.

there are lots of things to add into the equation. like if you put something like a brick into the enclosure, or even a speaker. mabye you should put everything in a sealed box, and glue it shut so you can never get to it, then play it

swimfreak26
02-24-2005, 08:52 AM
it'll take up just under 4 cubes when you include the wood into the calculations.

A box with internal dimensions 12 x 12 x 36 has a volume of 3 cubes exactly. Including the wood, the box will consume a total of 3.95 cubes. There are more effiecient ways to build it, that was just a simple figure using numbers that I was able to just think of off the top of my head to give me 3 cubes.