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Old 10th October 2005, 21:47   #1
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hey guys..I've been thinkin abt gettin a better box for my sub. the current one i have has been made by some local guy, and is completely out of proportion.

I've got the Pioneer 2000W dual coil 12" sub. So could someone tell me the right size foy the enclosure. One more thing is, should i cut the parcel tray of my car (Skoda) or wouldn't that be necessary?
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Old 10th October 2005, 23:41   #2
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Hi Karthik

You have made a good decision. The sub box is critical to the sound you want. NO you do not need to cut the parcel tray in a hatch / notchback. It would help us if you gave some more information:

What sub? Please mention the exact model?
What amp?
What HU?
What speakers?
How is it installed? Wiring details if available..
What music do you listen to?
Do you like it loud?
How do you like your sound?
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ok..here goes
Pioneer 944 Amp
Pioneer 4ch Amp for the speakers (dunno the model)
Pioneer 5650 HU
Kenwood Compos in the rear
Blaupunkt speakers up front (OE)



I would like to have real deep bass, and i don't always play the music loud. I usually listen to rap, hip hop stuff

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Karthik
the Skoda Octavia has a huge deck. A MDF board for such a deck will be heavy and will not be lifted when you open the hatch.

One option that you might consider is a sealed box sub. One can also port the sub into the passneger cabin via 1 or 2 3-4" dia ports. The ports can be tuned to your taste.
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Karthik,

I recently looked at a subwoofer box from JBL and it looked impressive. It had heavy duty felt on the wood side. The depth required to install it was either 10 inches or 12 depending upon whether you were going in for a 1000 or 2000 watt dual coil speaker. I was asked to not mount the subwoofer anywhere but to just retain it in the casing that JBL provides because its hand tooled for optimal performance from the speaker.

I mentioned JBL because, the sales person told me that i could use the JBL harness to mount other subwoofers as well.

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well each sub has certain specs which determine the volume and the other specs to desgin an enclosure..so enclosures are basically designed based on the subwoofer specs..each sub of the same size might require different volumes of boxes too,so to say u can fit any sub in the same box and get the best out of it would not sufice.im sure navin will come up with the techy details..
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So Navin can i get that JBL box? Will it be enough.

And u mean to put small 3-4" holes on the tray to let the air out?
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Not holes Karthik but tuned ports.
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ok..here goes
Pioneer 944 Amp
Pioneer 4ch Amp for the speakers (dunno the model)
Pioneer 5650 HU
Kenwood Compos in the rear
Blaupunkt speakers up front (OE)



I would like to have real deep bass, and i don't always play the music loud. I usually listen to rap, hip hop stuff
Dude, You havent given the most important data required? The sub's model no., which Gunbir asked first thing!

Every sub will play to its best only if it is installed in the right enclosure and w/o knowing the model no., its difficult to give the correct dimensions for the box to be made.

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umm i don't know the subs' model i didn't see it anywhere. I got just the sub from the shop, no packing and stuff.
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the model would be a 30x-F or 30x-C where x is either 4 or 6 or something like that; are there any marking on the back of the sub.
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some boxes by sony !

http://www.sonyxplod.co.uk/category.asp?category=480
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