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Old 10th May 2008, 15:02   #16
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Magma-ji, congrats on the setup. Looking good! Hope to see you soon.


BTW, what ICE have you installed in the other 73 cars that you bought over the last 2 and a half months?
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i have been to Boom twice after my install in the evenings hoping to catch you! - didnt want to disturb you at office- i go to carter rd often so not out of the way
Maybe when i do catch you we can discuss my BASS and its BOOST

the swift(white ldi belongs to brother) has the typical Lamigton instal.
its got the most awesome "4WAY" pioneer speakers! in the rear and two pioneer "LOUDSPEAKERS" in front with a 5850 HU
i didnt think it was pic worthy so didnt post (actaully i shud-a pioneer install will be unique here huh?)

The Dzire is yet to be purchased/but we might consider indigo(though this is not in the near future)
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Old 10th May 2008, 15:51   #17
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the swift(white ldi belongs to brother) has the typical Lamigton instal.
its got the most awesome "4WAY" pioneer speakers! in the rear and two pioneer "LOUDSPEAKERS" in front with a 5850 HU
i didnt think it was pic worthy so didnt post (actaully i shud-a pioneer install will be unique here huh?)

The Dzire is yet to be purchased/but we might consider indigo(though this is not in the near future)

What about the rest 71 cars ?
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Old 10th May 2008, 18:17   #18
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What about the rest 71 cars ?
well tbhp's inflated my budget too much (cars and ICE included!)
Alto soocha tha -i10 aa gai
indica soocha tha - swift aa gai
(not to mention indigo soocha hai-dzire??)
so im gonna be happy with the 70 odd dinky cars i have from when i was little!

Unless Ajaybhai's gonna offer to sponser my ICE (anything i want in his portfolio!)- THen i think i would actaully buy another car just for that!

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Hey Magma nice colour of the car and congrats for the setup when are you meeting next so that i can audition your setup especially the illusion audio install,I hope you liked the budget amp kenwood its pretty decent
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I thank Mr Ajay Kamath,NAvinji,Der Alte,Raghuvinderji , Bhagwan and Zohir for their support and patience.( who still provide me their help for all the tweaking and tuning that seems to be an everlasting affair)
Congrats Sir !

However, I am a bit confused; How did I help ?
I did not even know you were installing in an I-10 ?
If I knew - I would never recommend a rear speaker - specially on the parcel tray !

Besides, I want to know, if I may;
Why the speakers on the rear parcel tray ?

Just put a 6" Component in the front & a 'removable' JBL or any other sub - woffer in the boot ? It will sound much much better than a co-axil blasting into the rear passengers ears !!!
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^^

Perhaps he was inspired just by reading your i10 thread. Bhagwaan ka passive aashirwaad hi kaafi tha. cheers:
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Bhagwaan ka passive aashirwaad hi kaafi tha. cheers:
Ha Ha Ha Ha !!

Nice one.........

But, on a serious note, loose the rear speakers & buy a sub.
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Unless Ajaybhai's gonna offer to sponser my ICE (anything i want in his portfolio!)- THen i think i would actaully buy another car just for that!
Wow! He'd buy a car if he got the ICE for free. Now THAT is a first.
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Congrats Magma for the install...

IMO the damping is not done properly as scene in the pic

My i10 IC'ed-Illusion,GZ,Kenwood BOOM!-dscn1461-large.jpg

Please remove the plastic sheet as it create noise
Put bigger piece of damping on the Big spaces which are left behind

Trust me there would be a noticeable difference in the sound
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IMO the damping is not done properly as scene in the pic

Please remove the plastic sheet as it create noise
Put bigger piece of damping on the Big spaces which are left behind

Trust me there would be a noticeable difference in the sound
I concur;

The Damping job is not complete - nor is it well done.
Please do have it looked into.

Needs to be done again and completely.
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Old 11th May 2008, 09:58   #26
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Arrow This is how I would have done it !!!

Some snaps of how I may have damped the doors.

Damping is relatively expensive - please do use it well [carefully].
It makes a lot of differance.
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Old 11th May 2008, 13:21   #27
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I concur;

The Damping job is not complete - nor is it well done.
Please do have it looked into.

Needs to be done again and completely.

hmm i shud have a word with my installer and get some more added!

hmm
I knew Bhagwanji would have convinced me to put a sub(which lets say was not as important as my boot space) so i didnt risk actually asking his advice. hehe. nor did i risk auditioning his car.


nway as B&T pointed out, bhagwanji's thread helped (requirement on damping and the place a sub would need)and as far as i remember i did PM you a few times for advice

ramie man
i have meaning to meet up with you , but all my saturday nights are becoming "farwaa" nights for my wife and baby!
Could we meet another day!

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Wow! He'd buy a car if he got the ICE for free. Now THAT is a first.
Ahh navinji
keeping in mind the trend that ICE here on tbhp can cost close to the price of the car .....

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Old 24th August 2008, 00:20   #28
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Default making your tweeter pods

i had always wanted to fabricate my own pods, and after hearing the difference they make ( in godji's car ) i was all the more determined

i found that its quite inexpensive and easy too ( however the finished product may not be as neat as godjis custom made pods by an installer himself)

heres the procedure i used.

Step 1 :
option A
goto to sister/wife/mum and ask if she has any cup cake moulds with a diameter thats approx that of your stock tweeter housing
Option B
go buy the aluminium moulds as shown in the 1st picture from your neighbourhood vessel wala- approx 14rs a piece
Option C
i found that if moulds are not available then the local SS salt and pepper shakers (apprx 24rs/pc )available in any market serve as good pods. ( just unscrew the bottom and hey presto you have the cylindrical pod

Step 2
now you need a base for the cylindrical pods
For that you can either construct an SS triangular frame or use the easy way out -WOOD.
i would advice teak wood 1 inch wide by 10-12 mm thick.now sandpaper off a curvature so that your pod sits firmly in place as shown in the 2nd pic.
You may also provide an angle so as to tilt the tweeter in the upward direction.(sanpaper the base at a 30 degree tilt for this if you want)

Step 3
drill 4-5 mm hole on the closed flat face of pod to pass your wire

Step 4
Feviquick the pod and base together

Step 5
Get the pod and base powdercoated/ painted as you want
Note: the wooden base is not easy to powdercoat.the heat may cause blisters if not controlled.(i had access to a powder coating plant where i could control stuff . if you dont ,i advice to powder coat the aluminium pod seperately and spray paint the wooden base and then stick them)

Step 6
use two way tape to stick on your dashboard.
i have read that people like off axis arrangement ( where i assume that the left tweeter points to the driver and the right tweeter points to co passenger- however i was not very impressed with this arrangement - i.e i didnt find the soundstage wide enough.
so i directed each tweeter to point at the centre - i.e between the driver and co-passenger seats. - i found the soundstage to my liking
i found on axis arrangement to also give a better soundstage than Off axis
(these are my opinions- to each his own)

Total cost
Aluminium pods 12*2 =24 rs
feviquick - rs 5
WOOD free, labour - myself, powder coating -in house (though i dont think anyone would charge more than 10-15 bucks a piece)

P.S : thanks godji for the advice and inspiration (ohh and yes i did get the doors re damped!)
next project hopefully will be building a sealed bass tube from a 3mm SS pipe after trying a SWWS just for kicks

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Old 24th August 2008, 00:29   #29
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Default Awesome Work!

One of the bets DIY i have seen,i must say.
What is the difference in tweets sound with pods and with out pods.?
How to ensure that tweet doesn't fall out of the pod or case?
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