If someone chooses to be that way, then that is their business.I just finished (ha!!! It will never be completely finished!!!) my first car system in my 2009 work truck. Once I learned about speaker box sound curve, I gave up on building my own boxes. Wished I would've though. Hell keep going. Ignore the snobby haters on here. I've gotten more hate than help because of the brand I chose.
While building stuff like this I’m always thinking I can’t wait to hear thisLooks like fun thanks for sharing!
p.s., i know this isnt flat at 0 , thats the 5db boost i plan to run in that area when all is said and done, it CAN go perfectly flat......which with 8 bass/midbass speakers i should certainly hope that to be the case. lmaoTransfer function graph for subs, lower midbass and upper midbass with all things taken into consideration MINUS cabin gain….I guess I’ll deal with that as it comes.
imo this is just me looking at things from a perspective of “if I actually WANT it flat, will it be able to do it?”
but I doubt I want it that way.
I got bored driving 30 minutes to an hour plus to each of my service calls for work.
so I decided to put these pieces of equipment from various “budget-whatever that means- projects” in my work…..VAN lol
I’m not much of a tech spec guy whenwe’re talking crossover types or the deep deep knowledge that some of you guys have here (actually had to ask here what order crossover was in my amp)
BUT I do love good sounding music and I’m not afraid to try much.which usually lands me paying twice as much but learning half ass how to do whatever it was.
so here is my one week project (so call it three weeks)
if I show up bangin to fix your washing machine never mind me I’m just having a good day my friend although I’m not sure how this is going to affect my business when my customers get drowned in sound at the red light.
well sort of, it is a budget system after all.
First up is the midbass enclosure…I know, that’s insane right? Why in the world would ANYONE bother with that? Especially for such a budget 7” driver!
Because I could- I wanted something that was a budget banger and I got the suggestion from this forum. It didn’t disappoint in sealed off but leaky doors in my car and I’m hoping a huge sealed box will open them up even more.
I originally built this box to be ported but after learning to use winisd so-so over the past while I decided to keep it sealed and hopefully be able to keep it tight and accurate with a fairly flat response but enough spl to please myself anyway, I have no idea how this will sound but from looking at it on a graph it doesn’t seem too bad .
2.8 cubic ft before displacement sealed is the final route here.
Riv nuts in the floor bolted down on top of deadener and foam . Resin coated seams and 5/8” threaded rod/tee nuts/washers bolts between each under seat box where the driver will be , firing into the footwell to hopefully pick up more cabin gain.
and it doubles as storage for my office supplies pens etc(going to put another layer on top of the center section, a tray lined with that toolbox foam I forget what it’s called.
nevermind the washers and dryers this is my shop area.
The rear of this box will slide up against a custom divider wall like you see in cargo vans, except mine will be made of wood and have something about 18” across hanging inside of it.
the rear of this box will have an amp rack on it with the sub basket between the amps, fans for the amps.
Covering it all in matching vinyl. View attachment 332496
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I think i like the fact theres a 12 pack of bud in the passenger seat even more than i like your enclosure lolI hear that about sitting in the van and wanting some tunes. I built a center console for my metris van. It has a JL 8 w7 and it fits right between the seats. It’s bolted down in 4 spots and the sub faces the rear so you really cant see anything. Now I have all the amps/ the dsp/ and distro blocks mounted on a panel behind the partition. View attachment 332506