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Old 12-27-2011, 06:13 PM
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Well I've been piecing this together for a few months now in anticipation of my winter break from work and have just about everything I need to get rolling! I started on building the box today which will be dual tuned for 8.5ft^3 tuned to 38hz with all ports open, and 9.3ft^3 tuned to 30hz with the center port plugged. These are split slot port along the bottom and subs firing up...will be building another soon though to try subs forward and port up

Equipment being added is:
2 more runs of Knu KCA 1/0 - Total 3 runs of each + and -
2 more Group 31 Deka's - Total 3 Group 31's and a Deka group 34/78 under hood
Mechman 270 alt - Replacing Powerbastards 250 amp
100ft of Knu 12 gauge Karma Bi-Wire
8 Gauge Knu Karma Speaker for subs
6.5" CDT Com-626's in all 4 doors - Replacing Polk DB651's
DC 175.4 to run CDT Components
DC 5.0K @ .5 for Subs
2x 18" DC XL's D2
80 sheets of Damplifier (may not go in until summer though...kind of hard to work with in the middle of winter lol!)
Toolmaker Dual Inputs for DC 5.0K so 2 sets!!
Lots of Vinyl that may not be put on until after the snow stops flying!!

About to do some running around but will post pics shortly...hoping to have this build finished within the week if all goes well!!
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Old 12-27-2011, 06:17 PM
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Give me a shout if you need a hand. Id like to check it out
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Will do man...I still have to see you about that 4 gauge too! Will you be busy this weekend? I have a meter too if you'd need to get metered sometime...
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Moar pics of the equipment going in!!

















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Good start. Tuned in

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Got to put in more work on the box today...the top is sitting on it but I haven't glued/screwed/clamped it yet. That should be done in the next day or so....

This box will also stay below window line / rear seat height to keep me in Street/Meca!









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So I had to actually work today even though I was supposed to be on vacation until Jan 3rd so I didn't get as much done as I hoped but did completely finish the box! I'm not covering it or making it look pretty...just want functionality!

And mind you this is only the second box I've ever built so take it easy on me lol! I thought I had a pretty good idea for the port plug as well and so far it seems like it will work well! I didn't want to have screws going in and out of it all the time and don't like T-nuts because phillips heads just deteriorate after a few ins-and-outs.

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i actually like the port plug idea....its different
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^^ Thanks man! I know it will be in and out a lot so I didn't want to tear up the box too badly so this is what I came up with...tighter than a...well lets keep it g-rated lol! It fits tight but I may still need some tape around the edges. I'll find out once the subs are playing hopefully in the next day or so!
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