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Alright well i have recently been working to upgrade my Dak's sound system. I was wanting to add 1 or maybe 2 subs to the truck and started noticing i may have difficulty trying to put subs behind the seat. I have found pre-made boxes to go behind the seat's for 109$ and i have possibly found subs. But i was wondering what your alls opinions would be? Any suggestion on the boxes or more importantly which subs would work better? The website has a "suggested" sub but i would like to stay in the 115$ or less if im buying 2 subs so that sub is kinda out of the question in the case of having to buy two. Heres the sites. Thanks. http://supercrewsound.com/commerce/product.jsp?prodId=58&catId=61

http://cgi.ebay.com/KICKER-2010-CVT...Car_Subwoofers_Enclosures&hash=item1e617c1c99
 

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Crutchfeild might have a box that goes under the rear seats. They lift up rite? If they do have a box it will most likely be for 2 10's. Check out rockford fostgate shallow mounts.
 

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Quad Cab rear seats don't have enough room under them for subs of any kind. I built my own enclosure for two 8" subs. Although I spent $190 on the subs, the box was $25 for the MDF sheet, and a few hours of my time. Here's a video of them.
 

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How does the rear set fold down or come apart, I've looked all over it and can't seem to figure how to get at the upper. I have about 1.5" under the seats too, where can you put an amp?
 

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There are torx head screws that are holding the rear seat backs in where the whole seats pivot when you fold them up, you'll have to get a torx bit that'll fit them, take them out and then slide the seat back ^up^. I have my enclosure sitting on the passenger side, and the amps on drivers side. Beware though, once you have anything behind those seats you can't fold them up anymore.
 

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Quad Cab Subwoofer Help

New to the forum and have been wanting to install two subs in my 03' quad cab. I have read around that sub boxes can be installed behind the rear seats but having to sacrifice the lifting ability of the seats. My question to you all being is there any way to have a custom box built and mounted using shallow mount subs like what rockford fosgate has to offer or others like them, and also still being able to keep the jack under the passenger rear seat?

Any advice or insight is much appreciated!
 

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New to the forum and have been wanting to install two subs in my 03' quad cab. I have read around that sub boxes can be installed behind the rear seats but having to sacrifice the lifting ability of the seats. My question to you all being is there any way to have a custom box built and mounted using shallow mount subs like what rockford fosgate has to offer or others like them, and also still being able to keep the jack under the passenger rear seat?

Any advice or insight is much appreciated!
The jack can be squeezed in to fit directly under the seats while an enclosure is behind them, it's not too tall not to fit.
 

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Thanks for a quick response Josh. I havent taken the time to measure the space behind the bracket let alone with the jack still in it, so maybe there will be enough room to even elevate the enclosure some if needed.

Thanks again
 

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When I get the money i might order that box that's been one of my concerns since I got the truck is there is no where for subs
 

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Thanks for a quick response Josh. I havent taken the time to measure the space behind the bracket let alone with the jack still in it, so maybe there will be enough room to even elevate the enclosure some if needed.

Thanks again
A few things you'll have to do to get any decent amount of space back their.

1. Cut that jack bracket out if you want to put any kind of sub enclosure back their. I used an air chisel to get it out :jester:

2. Cut the cardboard cover that's covering the back wall and leave the topside fabric part of it in.

3. Remove the vents and cover the holes on the back wall. They don't do much but make a lot of noise when bass notes hit.

It makes a world of difference in available space after doing these few steps, and I'd suggest sound deadening the back wall at the same time.
 

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So is there a way to fit a non shallow mount sub in the back? I could care less about losing the lifting of the seat. I'd really like 2 10's if possible.
 

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My enclosure gave me a mounting depth of just under 4.5" so you'd be really limited on what can fit back their. The magnet on my two 8's just barely clear the back wall of the box with maybe an 8th of an inch of clearance, probably less than that. With some modifications you can get another inch I think.
 

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Yeah any bigger than a regular 8" sub, you need need a shallow mount 10 or 12. Me personally I'm about ready to change up my system a little bit. Alpine has a new 10" and 12" Type R shallow mount sub line up, and I wanna try out a single 12. Going by the specs it should be perfect for my current enclosure, and has A LOT more displacement than other shallow mount subs. It ain't cheap though.
 
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