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Okay, figured I'd start my build log. This is a slow build, and kinda on a pretty small budget. This is my only vehicle too, so it has to be reasonably functional. Anyways, it's a 2000 Sunfire, and I'll start with my goals. Good SQ, nice clean bass, reasonably loud (maybe 140-143 dB legal is all I'm looking for out of it.)

List of equipment planned:

Kenwood KDC-X995 head unit

PPI Black Ice amps
BK800.4 for front mids and tweets
BK1800.1 for sub

Front mids : 8" Silver Flutes (4 ohm)
Front tweeters : Vifa XT25SC90-04 1" Dual Ring Radiator

Sub : single 15" Creative Sound Solutions CSS SDX15

Possibly my Hifonics Plato EQ
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:38 PM
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Some pics of equipment:

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800.4 guts
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Door pods: I actually for now am running some Aura mids in the stock locations and the Vifa tweeters, but I'll post the pics of the pods for the Silver Flutes now. It'll probably be later in the year before they are done. I'm still learning all the ins and outs of glass work, we never did too much of it in the 90's when I was an installer...

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The start of the box. Did a lot of plotting until I came up with what would be a good balance between efficiency and really good sound. Came up with 3.25 CF ported around 31hz using a 6" PSP aero.

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More:

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Set up for 3/4" plexiglass window in back:
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Goin' old school with the fleckstone. Why? Cause I like it.
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That's all I have finished (that I'm ready to show at this point) I'll post more as I get further along.
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Front firing box looks like it is a nice fit. I'm guessing folded seats down most of the time?
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Front firing box looks like it is a nice fit. I'm guessing folded seats down most of the time?
Yep, at least when my daughter isn't in the car. I cut some metal in the corners so I could fit a wider box, otherwise I would have had to go narrower and deeper. Funny part is, I really don't notice a big difference seat up or seat down, probably because of the port firing through the rear deck. It'll all be sealed off in the near future too.
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You should meet your goals, 140 is not hard with that equipment. Helps you know what your doing to.
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Doors look really good
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