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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-08-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By ultimatemj
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:idea: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=403047&highlight=kicks
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-31-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By ultimatemj
The main decision is "how much effort are you...

The main decision is "how much effort are you willing to put into it?"

a) If little as possible work, the BSWs are very likely your best option, as they are the correct impedance and require no...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-29-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,944
Posted By ultimatemj
Cutting holes in the rear deck means eye...

Cutting holes in the rear deck means eye protection and laying on your back, but if don't cut into the double wall structural part, it really is not that big of a deal ;)

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Unless you are...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-16-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,944
Posted By ultimatemj
Well, if you don't want to cut holes in the rear...

Well, if you don't want to cut holes in the rear deck, then :idea:





How about building new trim panels for the rear quarters?!
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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-20-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,944
Posted By ultimatemj
Opening up holes in the rear deck can be done...

Opening up holes in the rear deck can be done modestly and achieve strong results.

You do have to build mounting baffles, but you can completely hide two 8s (dropped in from the top) under the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-16-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,428
Posted By ultimatemj
E46 Coupe brings up a good question/idea; the...

E46 Coupe brings up a good question/idea; the rear deck subs is a great way to save your trunk...especially if dropped in from the top...and the bottom end is not lacking in the least with that...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-13-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,280
Posted By ultimatemj
Why yes it is :pimpin: ...

Why yes it is :pimpin:

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And it takes...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By ultimatemj
No need for rear speakers in a coupe :) The...

No need for rear speakers in a coupe :)

The way the "bass fade" works is because you are fading between vocals and sub to fine tune how much you thump.

That said, I find I rarely use it, so if...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-19-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By ultimatemj
I don't see a 700/1v2 listed, but if this is...

I don't see a 700/1v2 listed, but if this is slash v2 series (http://www.jlaudio.com/car-audio-amplifiers-discontinued-slash-v2) amp (and you stil lhave the factory HU) you don't need to use a...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-29-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,767
Posted By ultimatemj
Dude, I know you don't want to hear it... You...

Dude, I know you don't want to hear it...
You need to cut a hole in the door and mount the drivers directly to it...
Many have been down this path and the difference in bass response is HUGE!
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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-26-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,767
Posted By ultimatemj
Check the links I provided...its all there :read:

Check the links I provided...its all there :read:
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-21-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By ultimatemj
In general cutting is messy and you have to pay...

In general cutting is messy and you have to pay attention to where the "double layer steel" is located...but I'd do it again :D

If you are willing to give up some of your trunk, you could just...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By ultimatemj
The particular drivers (Image Dynamics Id8d2) may...

The particular drivers (Image Dynamics Id8d2) may have "worked better" in a sealed box, but my goals were a combination of SQ, stealth, and maintaining as much trunk as possible. I actually gained...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-17-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By ultimatemj
These are not in the corners, but how about some...

These are not in the corners, but how about some 8s "dropped in" from the top where the HK sub mounts in the middle :pimpin:

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I don't have a pick of the rear...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-04-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,767
Posted By ultimatemj
IMO, do not replace your head unit unless you are...

IMO, do not replace your head unit unless you are missing major features. The factory unit has a clean signal and you can save money and lots of time/hassle by using it.

You can't sound any better...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-21-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By ultimatemj
My opinion: -If you DIY, you will have NO...

My opinion:

-If you DIY, you will have NO problem with your budget (I did mine for 2k but kept my stock HU). If paying for install, you'll probably use it up.

-If you don't cut open the doors...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-15-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,349
Posted By ultimatemj
I can tell you my two ID8s provide plenty of bass...

I can tell you my two ID8s provide plenty of bass for reasonable listening levels.

Here is an approach that traded "loss of trunk space" for "no cutting"... ...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-14-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,349
Posted By ultimatemj
A good sub running up to 90 or 100Hz would cover...

A good sub running up to 90 or 100Hz would cover your bass needs and could make your "no cut" requirements for the door speakers reasonable.

The trick is the sub install and the tuning (xovers...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-14-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,349
Posted By ultimatemj
Sorry to say, you will not be happy with the...

Sorry to say, you will not be happy with the mid-bass response unless you cut the door. Lots of folks have been down this road...:thumbdwn:

The air space behind the door card is too small and any...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-28-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By ultimatemj
For the ipod, I use the BMW adapter. Minimal...

For the ipod, I use the BMW adapter. Minimal interface (5 playlists, shuffle, and straight up as stored), but clean and reliable.
Here is madrussian's DIY_IPOD...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-26-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By ultimatemj
If you don't want to log-in DIYMA (it's free too)...

If you don't want to log-in DIYMA (it's free too) for the pics, then just check out the links I referenced/posted in my build log that are on this site:

These are the ones about baffles I used:...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-25-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By ultimatemj
Sequence is fine, but you need to come to grips...

Sequence is fine, but you need to come to grips with the fact that you will have the door cards on and off more times than you plan.

The first time is a 20min hassle, but once you've done it 2 or...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-02-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,293
Posted By ultimatemj
They sound great! Only thing I'm still battling...

They sound great! Only thing I'm still battling is some rattles/vibrations with the trim on "trunk rattling songs"...I didn't cut holes in the deck trim.

I'm running an older MTX 4200x bridged...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,293
Posted By ultimatemj
Nice work! :thumbup: I'm curious...why did...

Nice work! :thumbup:

I'm curious...why did you avoid the "Free Air" option?

I ask because I'm running the same subs that way :)
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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-25-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,703
Posted By ultimatemj
No, they are spaced such that the bolt is kept. I...

No, they are spaced such that the bolt is kept. I had to trim the plastic mounting ribs (underside of the trim) because of the amount of movement the ID8s have, but keeping the mounting bolt in the...
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