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Wanted to start a thread to show off my new sub and box going into my 03 ranger fx4. Ill let the pics do the talking! Thanks






 

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1cf tuned to 29hz


 

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Very nice! Looking forward to your review on how that size ported box sounds.
 

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crappy thing is, i have home depot cut all the wood cause i dont have a table saw and some of the cuts wernt exactly spot on with what they needed to be. thats y i bondo'd all the seems etc after putting it together. also, used too many screws, but lets hope sounds good. might even grab another piece of MDF and take a little more time.

tomm im going to my buddies shop and having him cut out the mounting hole. i dont have a router to do it. the last time i tried i almsot had a solo baric squar hole. haha.
 

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im very happy with the height, i was worried it wasent gonna fit under the seem like i wanted, but it did perfectly.

 

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Looks good so far, I'm looking forward to your impressions of it in the ported enclosure, should have plenty of output in this install. I know mine in 1.0 CF sealed is plenty of output for me, even in my sedan, though I do plan to grab a second one just so it's easier on my amp (8ohms mono instead of 4 :)).
 

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thanks. i went with the 1cf tuned to 29hz cause another member said that what he was running, and i think i like ported boxes better then sealed. plus right now i only have about 300 rms watts to give to it so the output should b better ported.
 

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I went on Craigslist and bought a table saw from a guy in Blair for 100 bucks. I am going to buy a pin nailer soon. I had to borrow my Pops. Then a friend of mine had a belt sander to make the box smooth. I am looking forward to more pics of your install. Put a link to it in my thread if you can. I would like to see how the 2 totally different systems in basically the same vehicle come out. I like the center console on the 03'.
 

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bump!
 

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Can't wait to see how things turn out. I'd like to see how you handle your amp mounting!
 

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Can't wait to see how things turn out. I'd like to see how you handle your amp mounting!
i was thinking about putting it on top at a angle and run the wires behind the box or soemthing, but im also thinking about switching amps so i might let it sit on the floor until then.
 

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bump for more comments, criticism etc!! Decided that im gonna rebuild the box and take my time doing it. Got my carpet from partsexpress yesterday, and plan on cutting a new sheet of mdf this weekend. This one just didnt line up enough to make me happy and im hoping this setup is my last for this truck, because im buying another car in a couple months and wanna focus on that.
 

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thanks
 

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Update!! Today I baught another sheet of MDF, and thanks to Todd (mr1spd) for cutting the wood for me. We rebuilt the box and it came out awesome! Just gotta stop at my buddies shop and have him router out the mounting holes, glue on the front plate, and carpet it, and it will be done. anyways on to the pics!




me making sure no gaps!





 

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bump for comments...good or bad!
 

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If this was my box I wouldn't reverse mount my subs, because you are more likely to hear the suspension noises. I would also round over the ends and the bend in the port with a 3/4" or 1/2" round over to help reduce turbulence. Should still sound decent though.
 

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If this was my box I wouldn't reverse mount my subs, because you are more likely to hear the suspension noises. I would also round over the ends and the bend in the port with a 3/4" or 1/2" round over to help reduce turbulence. Should still sound decent though.
the sub is getting revearse mounted for sure,
1. depth of box is only 7" so it wouldent even clean
2. thats the hole point of this box. to be thin and inverted mount so show off the sub.

i dont think i am audiophyle enough to hear the suspension noises. Im gonna round the port edges once i cut the mounting hole. I forgot about doing that when i put it together.
 
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