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well i've got a good bit done so i figured i would start a build log, still have a ways to go but i got a lot of the things in i need.

build will consist of:
Single Cab s10
Alts: 2 Ohio Generator 300amp, 1 Mechman 250 amp
Headunit: Kenwood KDC-X994
Amps:US Amps for horns, Modded Zed Leviathan for mids, and 2 Sundown 3500d's for subs.
Subs:6 SA 12's
Frontstage: Illusion Audio CH-1 Carbon horns, Sundown neo pro 8's and 10's, Dayton 4 inch mids.
Wiring: 4/0 welding wire for 16v alts, all KNU flex for 12v side.
Batts: D3400 up front, 3 d1600s for 16v.

Im sure im leaving something out so bear with me. ive never done a build log nor a build to this magnitude.

BIG THANKS to Surreal, Toolmaker, and Jacob for helping me out. i know ive bugged the **** out of them with a million questions.


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Modded Levithian, does [email protected] and [email protected]

Toolmaker is going to help me fix this mess



Box




Amp Rack


keep all the wire organized



Relay wired In with the needed Diode

 

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ot a little bit done this evening...dumbass me resined the tops of the wood so i gotta sand it down so i can glue the sealed section together and it actually hold. tried sanding it by hand, that **** ain't happening lol
and here is what will be powering the subs


4 inch mids that will go in the dash




gotta hug them nuts



box resined. debating on painting the inside and outside. inside will be white with while leds more than likely. anyone got any suggestions on inside and outside? how many coats of resin will it take jsut to waterproof it? what prep work should i go to to get it ready to paint? noob questions i know, dont want super slick paint but i want it to look good.

1 of 2 braces added. other will run perpendicular to this one.


thanks toolmaker!! negative terminal is sideways a little to keep it away from the fender a little.
 

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not much of an update, but got the sealed section done. also got the t nuts on the baffle. gotta wait on the gasket for the top. gonna sand the inside down good and paint it this week if i can get a warmer day.

amp situation will change more than likely. gonna ditch the US amps. jsut isnt practical and i have all the power with the leviathan. plan on building another amp rack since the current one is butchered up with a bunch of holes. it will help with tuning and make things all around better.



 

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all of those posts have pictures, copied directly from another forum. i'll give it a day and if it doesnt show up i'll redo it
 

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That's a gorgeous router jig! I broke my Jasper Jig a long time ago, and tried to fix it with epoxy and fiberglass. Mine looks terrible.
 

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Yeah it sure. Toolmaker is the man!:) he made the distros too

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Once Toolmaker starts making more of the Jigs, I will be buying one for sure. No need to even waste money on a Jasper..........
 

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Not much done...just did more resin and sanding. I did roundover the box though. Plan on doing some painting tonight

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Got a little bit done today after getting off of work.

that's the lovely GF acting goofy as always. lol shes bout 9 weeks pregnant



This will be what a paint the port and the new amp rack in


this will be what the remainder of the box is painted


Primer


Primer



overall im happy about the paint, could it have been better? yes. but ive learned a whoel lot from it. which is the name of the game isnt it?
 

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some bracing i'll be using...never enough overkill :)



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there is the mess of wiring thats somewhat hiddin from the front view.




got my leds ordered. im going to get some longer screws for the lid and a few more washers and nuts that i need. this weekend i'll be building my amp rack and starting on the interior hopefully while i wait to order my bedcover.
 

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had a ****ty day at work, got told i was no longer needed at work as they were laying people off due to the economy. guess its job hunting once again...lol


Got some bracing done today. this makes the top soildd as hell :)




this was $3 free shipping :) pretty good actually. thats a 2 1/2 screw for size comparison. lol

 

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VMI. They are a supporter on caraudioclassifieds.org. you have to be a member to get the coupon code I believe

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heard it play in the vehicle for the first time today :) all i can say is i cant wait to really throw some power to them.

here it is in the bed..gonna be cutting it close with the new bedcover. when it comes in we'll go from there. hopefully everything clears. i gotta cut out the metal in the bed and cab about 1/2in.



here is hpw much space i will have after batteries are in. which only leaves one place for the amps, on top of the batteries. i'll be starting on that this week.

 
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