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    project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    As the name of the project states, I'm putting 2 kicker cvr's in my spare tire well, and I'm looking for some opinions.
    I'm trying to decide on how I want to mount the subs into the enclosure. (See the 3 pics near the bottom of the page that show the subs in the enclosure). Which one do you think looks the best?

    EDIT: oh yeah, a link might help http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/435572/7







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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    Looks d@mn **** so far brother man. I think the bottom one looks the most symetrical to me.



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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    are you planning on putting a clear cover over the spekers? I like the idea, I am only scared of the speakers getting damaged (if and when you might need to use the trunk)




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    its called a grill =)

    just get some plexiglass and cut a circle, use some metal standoffs that are longer than XMAX and drill it into the wood (standoffs can be hollow metal tube that the screw goes thru to hold the plexi above the wood by the length of the tube, and hold it in place with the screw...

    you can figure it out.

    //edit. id be more scared of blowing a tire and not having a sparea tbh.

    lookin good. might wanna use FLEECE rather than that material. looks kinda floppy with alot of wrinkles.




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    Floppy with wrinkles?




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    its called a grill =)

    just get some plexiglass and cut a circle, use some metal standoffs that are longer than XMAX and drill it into the wood (standoffs can be hollow metal tube that the screw goes thru to hold the plexi above the wood by the length of the tube, and hold it in place with the screw...

    you can figure it out.

    //edit. id be more scared of blowing a tire and not having a sparea tbh.

    lookin good. might wanna use FLEECE rather than that material. looks kinda floppy with alot of wrinkles.

    I noticed those floppy wrinkles before I put the resin on, I smoothed most of them out. I was just playing around, and I hooked the subs up. it sounds pretty good, but the flat area right behind the subs vibrates like a mother...I shoulda added more mdf in that area before putting the resin on.

    I'll probably get a plexi grill made up with a kick *** design on it.


    I'm gonna end up getting a flat next week too.

    well I'm off to go fiberglass some more




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    updated again

    http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/435572/7

    does fiberglass need to be open to the air to harden ok? because I had to cram some in the edges where it didnt seal properly. (had to stick my head in one of the holes to see what I was doing, and now I've got fiberglass resin all over my arm )

    Whats the best way to compleatly seal the enclosure? Is it worth it to totally seal it? ( as is right now, when you push on one sub the other one only moves a tiny bit) And is there a good way to tell where the leaks are? I was thinking soapy water...but I dunno know...lemme know what you think.




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    You can do the soapy water bit or play it and listen for leaks. You can paint over the entire enclosure with Bondo body filler mixed with Acetone mixed in to make the filler not as gummy. Someone else said that mixing resin with the body filler can work well to. This would not take very long assuming you can reach all the surface area of the enclosure or all of the inside surface area.




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    Re: project subs-in-spare-tire-well

    I also have this posted at MyMonte.com, someone over there suggested truck bedliner stuff. So I think I'm gonna attempt to put a couple more layers of mat in it, then spray/brush on some bedliner junk.
    As for covering the outside, I was thinking about maybe covering the flat portion with carpet, then going through the bondo ordeal and painting the curvy part. Probably be painted black. I'm also concidering vinyl too.




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