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    Some FG Pointers

    OK, so you wanna build some pods? Here's a couple thing you may want to consider...

    Cardboard template: MAKES LIFE 50X EASIER... Make a duplicate of your baffle and mount it to your rear mold IN CAR, this will help you so much with aiming. Cardboard is probably 15 times easier to mount and aim than a full MDF baffle.


    If it's late out that's no excuse not to work, you don't need saws to cut your dowels, just use something else.... I like to use my 'wire cutters'.

    After you mount your cardboard baffle, bring it inside and measure for your dowels. Just find the total length at a given point and then subtract 3/4" to make up for the thickness of your real baffle.

    When you're gluing in your dowels you can make thing a TON easier if you're using hot glue. Rather than sitting there for 5 minutes holding each rod waiting for the glue to dry, invest in a can of compressed air. Glue the dowel, flip the can over and spray that liquid all over the glue, that'll cool it down in seconds.

    OVER BRACE YOUR BAFFLES: There is NOTHING worse than having your baffle collapse while you're in the middle of stretching your fabric, or even worse... while your resin is curing.


    I hope this helps a few people.



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    More proof.
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    I need a program or something that will help me find mounting depth without having to build box and such...
    No, Andy, I'm sure the context is fine.




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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    I just might have to try that... looks awesome.




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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    nice work Jason, add it to the sticky

    ps, awesome sig



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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    where are those sopposed to be mounted at?



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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    on his door panels



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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    Oh NO! You let one of our secrets out...just as long as you keep the others ...silly guy

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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    Quote Originally Posted by GTonDubs
    where are those sopposed to be mounted at?
    I'll show you...
    The door


    The door modified (no more pockets... [or 'trashcans', as I called them])


    Preliminary fitting of the pod, before the fleece was trimmed off the back...



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    More proof.
    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_as View Post
    I need a program or something that will help me find mounting depth without having to build box and such...
    No, Andy, I'm sure the context is fine.

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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    u r the man undercover.....u just helped me out a great deal..i'm really thinking about doing 2 6.5's in each front door

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    Re: Some FG Pointers

    Great Job! Post pics of the final product!




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