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Old 02-06-2010, 03:49 PM   #1
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This week I started a custom build in my 01 SE. I am basing it on function over form. The sub and am rack will be mounted in a manner that allows me to reach my spare tire or us my trunk. Here is my audio line up
Head unit- Eclipse CD7000
Fronts- Diamond Audio Hex Components 6.5"
Rear Deck- JBL P963 6x9'*
Alternator- Motor City Reman 200 amp
Big 3 upgrade- Welding cable
Sound Deadening- elemental designs edead and hushmat
Secondary battery- Shuriken 2600 cca dry cell
4 Channel- Arc Audio FD4150
Sub amp- Arc Audio FD1200.1
Sub- Planet Audio BB215D
Box total air space- 4 cubic ft.
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Started by sound deadening my entire trunk.

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Then the rear deck

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Different view of rear deck. Everything got about 3 layers

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Then I hit all four doors with 3 layers

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Planet Audio Big Bang 15

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Wired to 2 ohms with 8ga. wire!

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I mounted it off center so could have room for my aero ports

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Sub surround compared to a diamond audio D6 15 hahaha!

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The box skeleton

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View of the baffle to be

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this is what you get when you put a 15" sub in a box 16" tall

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me cutting parts for the amp rack

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Better view of the amp rack. I am gonna ghost mount the amps and put plexi glass above them and lights below them. It shold be nice! There will be more pics to come soon!

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Old 02-06-2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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Looking really good. That'* going to kick out some sound.
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that'* a lot of dynomat holy cow! looking good can't wait to see the finished build!
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heres how the amp rack came about

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This is the sub amp. The 4 channel is an exact match. The grey end caps hide all wiring and connections

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Arc boasts that these amps were made to be played loud and for long periods of time so they came with internal 3" fans on their base. I cut a hole in the amp racks so they could breathe.

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side view of the first rack I cut out

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after finding the perfect height, I cut out the second rack and spray painted them black

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I mounted them to the base and slightly tilted them toward eachother

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first test fit looks great!

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a view of one of the amps test mounted

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it really looks like they are floating

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This is a pic of my bonnie. I limo tinted the windows though.

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and this is a tattoo I got on my back.... I know its off topic but its my thread and I will do whatever I want Ha!. Joking but it took 9 long and painful hours Lol!

Thats all for now. I will keep you guys updated on my progress. If any of you have questions or need advice please feel free to ask any questions. I want to kinda use this as a tutorial if any of you need it.
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Not going to have much room in the trunk for anything. Looking great.
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it doesn't look like it but trust me. The amp rack pictures does make it look like it'* deeper than it is but it doesn't even reach the back of the wheel well and my box stops right at the beginning of the trunk. Then I'm gonna carpet a piece of wood for a center piece that can be removed to reach my spare. I won't be able to stuff my trunk but a few bags or a cooler should be doable. Okay probably at best lol!
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Looking good. I want to do a fiberglass box eventually that will fit around my rear STB and clear up a few more inches in my trunk
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I just cant wait to carpet that amp rack and mount some red led'* under those amps. it will be sexay!
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Awesome lookin build bro, and nice tattoo. My cuz got something similiar. I told him its gonna look like it was written in arabic when he hits 65+. LOLOL
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Not going to have much room in the trunk for anything. Looking great.
Not going to be much room on his back either.

Looks Awesome! Black Friday!. Ear Drum Suicide.
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