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    First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    Hey guys, just though id post some pics of my first fiberglassing project ever. I think its goin pretty well so far, since it is kick panels, Im having some troubles, but the hard part is yet to come when I have to actually make the enclosure for them. My EBRAKE is in the way, so I dont know if im going to have to take it off or not. I think it would just make things easier. Im sure the bracing for the speaker ring is going to be the hardest part here, but hey ill give it a shot. Gotta learn how to do it sometime right...







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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    believe me mine didnt start off too well either, basically a poor design but they ended up coming out ok ;P. All I can really tell you is take your time on them...

    e-brakes are for wussies ;P



    back at it...

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    i want to see the finished product..



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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    E-Brakes are for people who like having fun in the snow ;-) thats why I want to keep it...but i might not have an option, I would have to position the rings almost perfectly to keep it. Especially with the mounting depth on these Type R's



    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    question-

    did you glass OFF from your existing kick panels?




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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    well, i masked it all off first, but yea.



    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    Yeah I started on my Kick's today too, need a home for my Hex's before they get here hopefully this week.




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    yea, my shiznit is supposed to come in this week to (actually last week) im getting very impatient



    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    Finished the shape of my kicks today, I'm going to carpet them tomorrow probably. I'll post pics with the rest of my finished system. Let me know how your stuff turns out




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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    Updated some pics here, Just added the bracing and made the speaker rings today. Unfortunately, im sad to say that yes, I did have to get some help on it, like cutting out the holes so the magnets would fit, and needed proper tools to make the supports such as a saw, and the glue.






    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





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    anyone...?? comments, suggestions, blodder?



    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





    2 Pistol Shrimps in a 4.0 cu^ft box tuned to 32 hz for the WIN !!

    "You can't compare, don't stare, cause I got the ultimate Mary Jane"

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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    take your time... they look okay for your first project... just take your time

    VERY nice wood cutting on there though... make sure you get all the bubbles out while you fiberglass, it'll make it smoother and less sanding later.

    check for clearance with your speakers.. that support looks really close to the inside of the speaker ring for the component.

    dont forget to run wires into it : )




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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    yea make sure you have enough depth to fit your speakers in...Those look like they're gonna be mighty small




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    its looking good, keep it up




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    Re: First Fiberglassing Project EVER....Kicks

    eeh im gonna knock out the supports anyways after I glass it. I just have to wrap it, glass it, and carpet it....maybe vinyl, we'll see



    Refs: Projectpat, XylerB, decipha, blados, protonman, Wlmrs, Nucleareskimo, gl0ck, mobeious, JBizzle (picked up box) mlstrass (box design) Mazzasec (bought 18" RD Alpha from him) SKMFKR: Traded subs Wrenchguy: Sold 18" Q to him. psychoacoustics: bought some bullet horn tweets from him Shinju: bought some 0awg wire from him. Sold a box and 18" HDC318 to chitown_impala. Bought my 2 custom 15's from 99Vic on steave meade forum. NJTStang11- picked up 18" SSX and box from him krispy cream SCAMMED ME $200!!!





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    "You can't compare, don't stare, cause I got the ultimate Mary Jane"

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