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    Wall help

    Was wondering if anyone can give me some insight on building a wall. The main thing im wondering, is how do you build the box in the car. I plan on doing one in a little bit and im just trying to gather up some knowledge before i start.

    2000 Focus ZX3
    HU: Sony GT630UI
    SUBS: 2 12" Se's
    AMP:AQ 1200D
    Speakers: Re 5x7's
    ELECTRICAL: Yellow top under hood
    BOX: 4 cubes @ 30.5 hz

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    Re: Wall help

    Plan out the assembly so you can reach the panels to glue/screw them. Meaning the top/bottom obviously can't be reached, so the sides will be full height.

    For the top you can screw/glue small pieces on the sides so the top can sit on them to hold it while you screw/glue it together. Also pre drill all the screw holes as it's a LOT easier that way.

    Assuming you're doing double thick walls, cut the inner panels so the box goes together like a puzzle and will somewhat hold each panel in place so you can attach it.

    Some guys do a 2x4 frame first and attach the panels to that, but I've never tried that way. I've done 6-7 walls my way and they go together pretty easily, just takes a lot of time if working alone.

    I assemble in this order:

    port walls
    baffle - pre drill sub mounting holes

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