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Old 9th May 2009, 13:13   #46
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what is size (dimension) of the current sub enclosure. width,height,depth.
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Old 9th May 2009, 13:49   #47
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Any inputs on new enclosure design?Min volume req is 1.3cuft,currently I am using 1.4 cu feet.
what if you kept the same enclosure dimensions but mounted the sub on the sloping face of the box?
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Old 9th May 2009, 14:04   #48
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@bong amazing idea there, will fit then i think.
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Old 9th May 2009, 15:04   #49
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Nice Idea, What if I just place the enclosure with sub facing towards the rear seat(Normally it's towards the boot lid) or I can place like Anup has,facing the roof).This way height problem can be worked out(I think)

Edit:-Just checked the other placement options,it doesn't work.Partial floor is the way to go u think!
Following are the dimension of the enclosure:-
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Old 9th May 2009, 16:07   #50
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Taking FB's suggestion a bit further, if you design a new box (if you plan to make a new box) like the one shown below, the hatch-door might close, even if the floor is raised.

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Here, you will have to increase the depth of the base a bit, and reduce the depth of the top a bit. The "face" of the box (where the driver is mounted) will slope backwards a bit. That should give enough clearance. I'm sure the area in front of the sub-box is not being used now, and there must be at least 2 inches clearance that can be used.

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The angle of the slant (of the face of the box) can be chosen based on the requirement for space (and of course, enclosure volume requirement). In case a the box volume cannot be adjusted without changing any other dimension, I'm sure making the box 1/4 inch wider or 1/4 in taller (if possible) will do the trick.

EDIT again: Aaarrrrrgh! The words in the bottom of the pic should read "Blue = Old Box; Black = New Box"

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OT but damn that sub looks sexy!
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nice work there hydra, or you can make a new enclosure and use it the way hydra has it in his car, what is the mounting depth of your sub ?
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Thanks for inputs!I would be going for partial false floor!Will keep the thread updated about the progress!
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I am about to install the Audio equipment in the car.I tried few places to mount the amplifier.

First pic is of Amp under the rear seat.
+ total stealth, easier wire routing, no intrusion in already small boot space.
-Air cooling, have to cut some part of foam under the rear seat.

Second, is on the boot floor.In this case, I have to Build a False floor.
+Total stealth, Wire routing.
-Might have to compromise on boot floor height.

Third, On the side wall with fiberglass or wooden base.
+Cooling, won't intrude much into boot area.
-Wire routing the difference between the amp terminal and boot floor is quite minimal (Power wire and ground wire connection to amp would be quite hard as the wire is not enough flexible and would have to look out for a way to route them to the respective terminal in the amp.

Inputs plz..
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Check this http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1211480-post225.html

OT again damn that iDQ looks sexy!
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I will install the amp in that area location only, can't go for full false floor.Just looking for idea's, that can make the location out of three options or install better.
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Vertically on the side of the boot, longitudinally oriented (front to back). Similar to the orientation in Pic 2 above, but not on the boot floor. Will be out of harms way, and there will be no problem of air circulation.
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