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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. ChappyVS95

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    Hey guys im really undecided on how im going to go bout the Audio side of the ute, i have a VS ute with Bench seat i want a Sub/Amp and speakers to fit inside the ute, dont really want it under the tank, just unsure about that

    With speakers i have the 2 stock speakers in the doortrims behind the cover, is 2 speakers enough? or will i need more..im after some good quality sound :)

    Also with Brands? i want somethin decent not sure which brand to go with, price tag, if i could get away with $800 or so id be happy

    I would like to fit the sub between my seats at the back where the middle chair folds up, i hear theres a deadspace behind there? that it could fit nicely into
     
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    mate I was thinking along the same line as you until i went and spoke to my local car audio specialist who hadn't heard anything about mounting it between the seats. now i think im going to go with the tray option as it seems the easiest. I've replaced the stock speakers with some rockford fosgate punch 6.5" ($140) they went in with a little bit of modifying to the speaker pods and im more than happy with the sound they pump out, theyre extremely clear when they're pushed hard.
     
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    i was a bit thrown away when i read this anyway i bit the bullet and done it as im a builder the box was no issue.. and WOW! in my opion its better than the $2000 stereo i have in my vs statesman but each to there own i guess
     
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    thanks alot mate for this
    i managed to fit an alpine 12" type s
    goes bloody hard and rattles the crap out of my tubliner but sounds sick on the inside :boxing:
    any ideas for insulating a tub liner?
     
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    hey buddy just wondering did you have to modify the box at all to get it in? im looking at building this box and i wanna put the biggest sub i can as i have twin 12"s behind the seats but im sick of no leg room thanks
     
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    a proper bandpass box matched to size with sub (litres) (front of speaker faces closed end of box not angled either) and ported into the cab through the holes will give unbeleivable bass, did it in sons ute with a 10" sub and a 4"port length and dia, google bandpass sub and you will find all info you need, not that hard to build or install, my measurements are the same in the first post except it has a verticle front and verticle mount sub, this is unbeleivable crisp sound, way baetter than any cab mounted sub, try not to use silicon when building box, some can be no good for the urethane on the speaker
     
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    Depth of the woofer hole?

    Do you remember the depth of the sub box for the subwoofer? Currently getting this subwoofer box made with the same measurements for my 93 VR ute, because mine was also behind the seat and shitting me cause it wasn't really that good sounding, put the box in the ute tray and it sounds 10x better, but im getting this box made and getting another subwoofer for more power, looking at a CompR Kicker 800W RMS, but its almost 6" mounting depth, if not ill have to get the 4" Shallow version. So.... Any ideas on the mounting depth?
     
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    Get Dynomat Sound Deadening man, it will make the bass a lot cleaner and stop rattles and vibrations, usually put inside doors holes and inside of the metal, and inside the tray.
     
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    wait.... if you crammed a Alpine 12" Type S into this box, The alpine type S is a 177MM (7") mounting depth right?

    So if i got a Kicker CompR 147MM (5" 3/4) mounting depth, it would DEFIANTLY fit yeah?

    Cause I'm wiring down to 1OHM, for my Pioneer D8, 800WRMS 1600W Max with sub and amp, So perfect match and a LOT of destruction!
     
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    I was wondering the same thing bro, Because i want to put a Kicker CompR into it, and no idea the max mounting depth of the woofer hole, he said the fusion is a 5.02" depth, the kicker compR is 5-3/4 and the Type-S is 7"? So im confsued at this point
     
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    Sorry for the very long delay guys! A lot has changed since the
    Ute build. Ive now upgraded to a 2011 ve which will be my next project.

    Now to answer your question, I managed to fit a 12 in with out any hassles :)
     
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    But do you remember how much space was left behind the sub? was there loads more room after you fitted the 5.02" depth sub? cause mine will be close to 6" maybe a 6" sub and i want to get a sub that fits and enough room for the subs exhaust...

    Any info would be helpful at this point, if i made then box face more vertical would it be easier to fit a 12" 6"-7" sub? Or enough space for a spacer for the sub to sit more out? Anything is helpful lol
     
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    Sorry to bump this thread but really need to know the max mounting depth of this box and haven't seen any definite answers.

    I want to put a Alpine Type R in it with a mounting depth of 6 3/8"

    Does anyone know if this will fit?

    Cheers
     
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    Is there enough room to do this with a 15" sub?
     

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