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Started out the build today since I have to make room for the roll bar. I am trying to keep it as light as possible so I am only doing the box part as a complete top. I will have an upholstery shop make a 1/4 face plate and top that is wrapped in leather to match the back seat and front seats, and that will also fit around the roll bar and hide all the welds. I am thinking of either putting the Amp in the middle or the right. Leaning toward the right with some embroidery in the middle. Thinking of just a big R/T in the middle. I am just going to run two wood bars across to mount the amp thus allowing it to cool and reduce weight. I thought of putting a fire extinguisher behind the driver side but I am just going to mount it to the bar behind me.

If anyone wants some of these templates let me know and I can trace them for you. I am going to fiberglass the bottom of the sub box. But first I have to tape everything off and them put some foil down so that it comes right back up. Did it in a CRX back in 96 and it came out really well and it sounded good. This box is 13Hx15Wx(average 6-7)D giving me a volume of about .70. Perfect for my JL W1v2-4.

Feel free to comment give advise or tell me it sucks, haha.

Dynamat across the back, did not go overkill, just to make it sound right.







Had Home depot cut the boards to the right sizes for most part, used a jig saw for most everything else.



Guide to cut the edge straight.

 

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Cut the seatbelt tabs off to make room. Going to have to put something on the back to make the seat lean on the back wall.





Speaker in its place. Still need to assemble the box, but it all fits well enough. Fiberglass will fill in the spots that have a little bit of space. Would of put it together but I forgot to get 2 inch drywall screws.



Space between the back seat and the top of the speaker box. About a 1/4 inch if not a little more. Good for a tight fit when the shop makes a top for it.

 

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looking good so far!
 

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looking good so far!
Thanks, You know that amp pretty good? 4 ohm JL single voice coil a good for that amp? I know its overkill, but I wanted the old school amp.
 

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very nice. cant wait to see the final product!
 

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very nice. cant wait to see the final product!
The basic box and amp mount will be done this week. The covers will have to wait till the bar is put in since they have to be made around the bar.
 

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Continued,

Putting it all together. Did some guide holes to put the screws in.







Speaker terminal from Metra



Curious Dog



Bridge for the amp





Top with the hole cut out for the speaker. 9 Inch hole. Still need to drill that onto the box, but need to do the fiberglass bottom first. Then I can drill it permanently. Next will be wiring first.





 

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That's looking good! But heavy :huh:
 

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What kind of tools did you use?
Jig Saw
Circular Saw
Drill
Spring Clamps
Bar Clamp
Guide (Large metal ruler)
Compass (speaker hole)
Tape measure

Fiberglass repair stuff with brushes and fiberglass mat

1 5/8 in screws

I am sure I am missing something
 

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Nice man looking good so far! .. I need bass again i my truck :( ..lol
 
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