Closed Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Reload Thread: how do I fix this...

  1. #1
    maylar's Avatar
    maylar is offline Electrical Weenie



    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Connecticut
    Age
    62
    Posts
    3,418
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    13 Post(s)

    how do I fix this...

    I built custom 10" sub boxes for my son's Ford Ranger. The size was dictated by available space, and ended up pretty small (about .3 cu ft). At some precise volume level, the woofer breaks up and becomes nasty distortion. Below that level it's fine. I know the amp and speakers are not near their limits, so the problem has to be the box design. Back pressure? I dunno what it's called.

    What options are there, besides going to 8" speakers?

    Would drilling a big hole in the box allow some of the air to escape and prevent this phenomenon, or would it get worse?

    Would fiber fill have any effect?

    I put a lot of work into these boxes and don't wanna start from scratch again



    dave
    ----------
    1999 Buick Park Ave Ultra
    Head Unit: JVC KWHDR720
    EQ: Audiocontrol EQL
    Front Stage: Hybrid Audio Technologies Imagine 5.25 mids, Morel Maximo tweets
    Sub Stage: Boston G3 10", 0.5 cu ft sealed
    Amp: PPI Phantom 900.4
    Rear Fill: Boston SE953 6X9's




  2. #2
    McCraperson's Avatar
    McCraperson is offline Member



    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Calgary, Alberta
    Posts
    59
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)

    try filler

    put in some filler and see if it helps, if it doesn't, then i guess u gotta build some bigger boxes




Closed Thread

Similar Threads

  1. How would you fix this.
    By goodstuff in forum Wiring, Electrical and Installation Help
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-26-2007, 07:22 PM
  2. How do I fix this?
    By tex512 in forum Subwoofers
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 02-23-2007, 12:21 AM
  3. How should I fix this air leak?
    By Justinw303 in forum Subwoofers
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-03-2006, 05:57 PM
  4. how do i fix this??!
    By PLASTIKMAN in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-15-2005, 10:51 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may post attachments
  • You may edit your posts

1e2 Forum