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Vr/vs Ute Subwoofer Enclosure

Discussion in 'Car Audio' started by jetranger, Feb 8, 2004.

  1. vg_ute

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    I have same box in my VS Ute runs Pioneer 10" Dual Voice Coil.
     
  3. SamoanSon

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    Yea these guys are great! They asked how much I want to spend and got me a good Alpine sys for $1300 which Im happy with. Include deck,amp,splits and 10" sub( as the picture from previous post) into my VG. Great sound and i think any more you would have consider vibrations ( coz cranking would make those annoying shudders)
     
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    i am halfway throw building a box for a 12inch. its a tight fit, and i will post pics tommorrow...its trial and error :thumbsup:
     
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    i have heard ppl putting 12" in before

    i got a focal 11" in atm and rekon i could easily get a 12"
     
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    my mates got a work horse ute, and he wants to put a subwoofer "in" the car (not on the tray because he puts tools in there) hes running 7x10 kenwoods that produce a lil bass but nuthn like a sub.

    where is the best spot to place the sub and box, and what brand sub would produce a suitable amount of bass (pics would be nice)

    Thanks Jecs
     
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    well for a start what kind of ute is it.

    and 2nd. the sub enclosures most ppl on here are talking about go under the tray. in a section near the fuel tank.

    i dont think he puts tools in there right?
     
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    i have a 10" sub next to fuel tank and works well great sound just need to open the firewall and plug the holes in the bace and thats it produces the greatest bace
     
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    Hes got a VR 5Lt ute. He is planing on cutting the rear wall and moving it back a few inchs so hes got a bit more room. ive never seen the gap where the fuel tank is (dont own a ute) but is there much room to fit a box?, and will it get wet?

    plus i reakon he would like it in the cab to show it off sorta thing.

    (got any pics perceptiontwin of the space next to the tank and sum pics of box/sub?)

    Thanks Champ !!
     
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    those 2 holes uptop get opened up and let heaps of bass in.

    not gonna get wet either.. i plugger up all the holes in the bottom with plastic and silicone jsut incase. but as long as ya box is sealed, and ya make sure ya seal up the panel that covers this space/fueltank, no water will be able to get into the sub.
     
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    i went to my car audio guy and he sudjested i use something different, theres a new 12" sub on the market that is half the size of a normal sub it dosent sit back as far so i can be fairly easily flush mounted with a custom box on the back panel of the cab in the ute without sticking out to far, was really considering it
     
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    are ya talking about the pioneer ones?..

    i know ppl with them in newer model (vu upwards) in small boxes behind the seats. but dont think they would fit anywhere in the cab of ya vs
     
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    In the compartment mentioned, i have an air horn, and rather alot of wiring (side skirt lighting... etc etc). I was told that you could fit a 10" sub behind the seat,
    without too much worries, but i dont seem to be able to find the room. Has anyone attempted this?

    I have 2 verry nice rockford fosgate plastic cone 6x9 speakers, and am wondering if people had put 6x9 enclosures of any description behind the head rests or under seats etc etc. I know that this may have been covered, but cant find anything similar in previous posts.

    cheers guys, and sorry to ask possibly anoying questions!!!
     
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    ute'r'us, do you have the dimensions of your sub box, n where on the box did you mount the woofer, and i have heard of the bass affectiong the accuracy of the fuel guage, any feedback on that?
     
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    just thought i would reignite this thread if possible i have also looked into the sub in my vs ute getting a qoute today of $550 for the Soundstream sub, Soundstream amp, wiring and fibreglass ported box and $100 for the install. I'm thinking this is a fairly resonable price, those who have installed a sub in the same place or looked into it could you please give me some feed back and your opinions before i commit to it
     
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    Hey guys, New here but im too lazy to to find a way, but has anyone heard of people puttin subs behind the seats of a vx ute?

    Cheers guys,
     
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    vu ute i think u mean lol :p i have a mate who has one, cause of the vu - vz's extra space behind the seats compared to the vg - vs series a skinny sub (eg pioneer skinny sub kind) are often utilised. Im pretty sure a box next to the fuel tank can also be used similar to what is in mine and a range of other vs utes. I think i recall reading an article in a magazine not to long ago. Try seeing your local specialty stereo shop and they will have a variety of solutions for u
     
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    hey guys... for those of u who are looking for a way to put a subby in the cab instead of putting it in the hole next to the fuel tank.. u can easily cut a hole in the space between the cab and tray and put it in there... its where mine is.. sticks out about 400mm in to they tray and the face sticks in to the cab..., best bass eva :p
     
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    cutting a hole in that space is illegal and also makes the car unroadworthy and most important is very unsafe. Making an L shaped box that sits next the fuel tank with a 4 inch port through the vent is highly recomended.
     
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    I checked with my insurance agency and the WA police before i put it in... they said if it re-enforced properly and i got it checked out afterwards it was legal and still insurable..... i had to put in a cpl steel supports but was defs worth it.....
     

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