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    Another Enclosure Question

    but not as easy as "Which is better, plywood or mdf?"

    I am planning on making 2 fiberglass enclosures for my Forester for 2 12" Aliantes. This is my first venture into fiberglass (might as well set the bar high..) and am going to try to make something similar to the JL Stealthbox that I had in my 2000 4Runner in design (only for both sides).

    My question is how does one make the top bend like the JL? If I could take some blocks of florists foam and glue them together, then carve them to the curves I want and then glass over that, it would be ideal but something tells me that the foam would be dissolved by the glass quickly.

    Ideas?







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    Re: Another Enclosure Question

    pics of said curved enclosure?




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    Re: Another Enclosure Question

    Sorry...

    the driver would be a 12" (the pic is a 10) and would be a bit lower and tilted towards the back instead of facing directly to the other side of the vehicle.





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    Re: Another Enclosure Question

    browse through the list of how-to's on the top of the enclosure section, there are some pretty good info in there

    and after that if you still have questions just ask and i will try to help as much as possible




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    Re: Another Enclosure Question

    here are some pics of my build, kind of has the curve you were talking about


    more pics if wanted




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    Re: Another Enclosure Question

    The only thing that even comes close in all those links (someday, the mods should go through that since a large number of those links are doa..) is this..

    http://www.cardomain.com/ride/206749/2

    and that is not nearly curved enough.. I think I am going to do the florists foam, take pics of that and then ask.. I have it in my head but can't really explain it and I am sure that none of the visable curves are concave..they are all convex.

    Thanks though...

    BTW..my fav site for a tutorial is this..

    http://www.gadrivers.net/~dwicker/fiberglass.html




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