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    Bracing

    Ive seen some boxes with metal rods ran through them. Im assuming this is used for bracing. Can anyone tell me step-by-step how to do this my box has two weak spots in between two of the subs so im pretty sure its going to flex in this spot. Can someone tell my how to run these rods through the box.







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    Re: Bracing

    drill hole.
    insert rod.
    screw nut and wash on both sides of wood/glass
    tighten.
    done




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    Re: Bracing

    thats what works...




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    Re: Bracing

    How do I get it the right length? Will the nuts come loose from vibration? Does this do a good job of preventing box flex.




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    Re: Bracing

    measure the area ur gonna put the rod thru the entire box
    use lock nuts
    if placed in the proper place




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    Re: Bracing

    when you use this method, don't you have a rod sticking out both ends of the box...???... or at least a big bolt on one end, and the head on the other



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    Re: Bracing

    yes but it saves alot of space due to wood bracing.



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    Re: Bracing

    so wouldnt that cause the box to rest kinda crooked



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    Re: Bracing

    only if you are doing it along the height of the box




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    Re: Bracing

    Quote Originally Posted by snb778 View Post
    so wouldnt that cause the box to rest kinda crooked
    Nah. Box facing the back of the trunk. Subs back. Port back.




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