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Here's a few oldies - from high school, through 2009 - in no particular order.

Hope it helps some of you.

durango console for an 8w7. This was one of my first custom jobs. trying out some kerfing




my crosscut sled








cushioned up



 

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this vette was either right before or after the durango. back in the old days








the top still fits



replaced the grills

 

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door panels





riveted in place






had to tweak them to make the door close :/ but it all worked out.
 

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a work truck




use felt instead of fleece - way better





i made a little stand for glassing little boxes



 

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custom dash kit and trim






modified the stock sub box, which had a pair of DVC 6"ers, to fit an orion XTR10







My first attempt at a steel amp rack. Put an HD where the stock nav disc and changer went.



This isn't my style, but I did the best I could with what I had....



Yes, I flipped the emblem

 

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rear cam



sirius under the hatch 'spoiler'




Sub trim





duramix holds the grill in place



 

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quick and dirty tweeter pods



LED's on plexi rings - never got 100% finished before the car sold.



6th order bandpass through rear deck




even quicker and dirtier rear deck trim for the ports and HD900/5. wrapped in gray microfiber, inserts never finished.

 

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Older Silverado



Ran out of MDF on 12/31, stuck with using black walnut ply from a friend.





Trim work took a long time. This box sounds great, and looks real simple, but took a couple weeks to complete.




Grilles for amp rack and downfiring air flow




tricky gapping for vinyl



hosed on some ghetto bedliner. The box locks into place without fasteners.

 

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done -




blacked out some plexi behind the grill - only wanted to show part of what ended up there.




I went back in and blacked out a few bits of MDF that were showing through













First glass box I ever made

That is real leather by the way - from the tempe fabric place. I posted a question before about how to get the wrinkles out - I had several ideas and several people say to redo it. I ended up deciding to leave it because it adds character... I know how to fix it, it wouldn't take that long, and I know now to stretch the crap out of it when you first put it in - also NEVER move from AZ to AK and expect leather not to wrinkle:D

what looks like a port in the top - you may notice - is nothing more than a vacuum pipe that Wayne Connolly said I could use. I had the idea for a wire channel and a plexi amp rack on top with blue led's in it at school there... I still have the plext I cut at school, but never got around to installing. whenever I have the time I'm always working on something besides my truck... I rigged up the little stand offs from some big washers and nuts laying around for the 'industrial' look... works for now.






 

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This is as close to a volcano as I have ever been.









 

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custom dash kit for a chrysler



molded in a pocket from another kit




You get the idea


this was fun





used construction paper for the pods. all i could get locally

 

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this thing was ridiculous







molding a box to fit, just a little bit.



pair of 13w3's







'carbon fiber' vinyl



 

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I did a cleansweep, JL stealthbox with 2 10w3's, gmax sub amp, g4500 speaker amp

took about 4 hours total








the floor in the center was not perfectly parallel to the edge, so the amps were slightly askew. fixed it in the rack with duraglass








 

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having some fun in a really old nasty toyota.....




I bent some laminate (as in counter tops) around for the curvy front edge. he wanted wavy, so that's what he got.





slathered her up and blocked her down.

I used this as a sanding/blocking tutorial on fiberglassforums





Never got it wrapped. customer went to jail..... good thing I was paid in advance.
 

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thanks

Here's another oldie. A pair of Eclipse 8000's in the rear deck of a saturn. Had to remove the 'helper rods' and install shocks. 2 shocks at different angles so the lid would open evenly.



all aluminum and stainless baby










 

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I painted the whole car



How's that for a ghetto paint booth?

 

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'78 Chevy - a Harley Davidson Tribute truck






A little time on the router and I had the same thing for the 6x9's in the rear




JL 10w0's, Eclipse XA5000, and Infinity speakers

 

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makin' room






Most people would leave it this shape - but that's not my style. I hate 'volcano boxes' with a passion.



6oz of glass down



fixing the dips with foam.



this was all an experiment, and I learned a lot on this job.

rasp to knock it down.



plaster (drywall mud) for final shaping before more glass to lock it down.



speaker rings molded in.



 
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