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VG to VS ute Subwoofer enclosure with measurements

Discussion in 'Car Audio' started by Vg-ute-mad, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Vg-ute-mad

    Vg-ute-mad New Member

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    That would be cool! It might be an idea to build the box first, then buy the sub. That way you will know how much mounting depth you have.
     
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    Oh I have a sub, needing the same size enclosure as you have posted, so I might just see how that goes.
     
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    Hey sorry to bump an oldish thread

    Im in the process of purchasing my first car (well ute - '98 VS III S) and am liking the sound of your sub enclosure 'vg ute mad'

    Im a bit of a noob so i guess im wondering if your sub just pumps in the enclosure and you can hear it in the cabin, or if somehow the sound is projected into the cabin through the holes or whatever?
     
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    iv been meaning to do this for a while as im sick of my sub disconnecting from rolling around lol

    but i use this space to sneak bottles of alcohol into Bathurst haha managed to fit a carton of T.E.D's and a few bottles cops were non the wiser :)
     
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    i tried this but failed miserably .... do the holes that go into the cabin have to be cut open?
    i havent got my ute yet so i wouldnt know
     
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    You tried and failed even without a ute lol?

    Nah you just unscrew 4 holes and the plate comes out. Easy As.
     
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    hahaha yeh all the mdf split right up the centre haha
    im a hell good chippy n shi*
     
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    Yea im still wondering how good the sound quality is. Does it being in the back under the tray reduce the quality of the sound from the sub?
    Thanks.
     
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    Not at all. I noticed a huge improvement!
     
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    Obviously its not going to be as good as an incab sub but its all you have to work it. Just think about it for a while and where the sub is and you will see yourself whether its worth it.
     
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    Yea good point. Ill have a good think bout it.
    Thanks.
     
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    Sticking a good quality sub helps though.... After having the encounter sub in the enclosure, I installed a 10" PowerPlant. It made a huge difference! I had no problems what so ever to get the car to shake. Oh, I miss the back massage so much :( lol.
     
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    just a quick question to the guys that have got a sub in the back of their ute..

    was it really all worth it? does the bass have the same 'effect' as having a subwoofer in the boot of a car? is it BETTER than the sub in the boot of a car? do you get heaps of rattles coming from the tray?

    im thinking about building a box but im still not sure!
     
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    Shall i repeat?

    Only way to find out is try it yourself to see if its up to your standards or live without your Doof Doof :banstick:
     
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    ok im still realllllly stuck with this whole sub in ma ute thing. ive got a vs ute. i also have a 09 type r 12'a, i no this willl not fit in under my tray or even in the cabin. Im not sure if i should biuld this box and buy a sub to suit or just go for the shallow mount behind the seat??? grrr this is so hard , i need help guys :/
     
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    someone could just record a video well there in there ute with it playing then post it up on youtube or something like that that might help :confused:
     
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    does anyone know if an 12" alpine type x sub would fit?

    i have seen a ute on here with two 10" alpine type x subs but he didn't take any pic befor he sold it.
     
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    Besides being a 12" whats the measurements from the front of the sub, to the rear of the magnet for mounting depth?
     
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    on the alpine web site it says the mounting depth is 219mm(8.6")
     
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    i found a 10 inch sub box that fits perfectly in the back of the ute so i just cut the hole to 12 inch and it works sweet as
     

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