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View Poll Results: Which sub setup do you think would work best for what I want
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Old 10-16-2013, 10:45 AM   #41
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Yeah most likely. I'll probably knock out that center section and them mount the sub box back a couple inches
The diameter of the ski pass hole is a little more than 8 inches, you'll definitely have to mount the 12 inch back a bit...what sub are you thinking about?
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:53 PM   #42
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anyone know where i could get my hands on a black rear seat back with the fold down arm rest. I need it for the install and I cant seem to find any
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:59 PM   #43
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The diameter of the ski pass hole is a little more than 8 inches, you'll definitely have to mount the 12 inch back a bit...what sub are you thinking about?
Yeah I intended on having it sit back a few inches anyway, even before I knew about the ski pass knock out. I'm running a Q Power 12". I'm going to build a wide thin box so it will clear my rear strut tower bar.

I thought about running one of the slim Pioneers, but I already have 2 Q Power 12's sitting there in the shop that were in the trunk of my Impala that I totalled. I was going to put them in the trunk of my '68, so I'll just need to get another one later on down the road.
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Old 10-16-2013, 05:44 PM   #44
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Yeah I intended on having it sit back a few inches anyway, even before I knew about the ski pass knock out. I'm running a Q Power 12". I'm going to build a wide thin box so it will clear my rear strut tower bar.

I thought about running one of the slim Pioneers, but I already have 2 Q Power 12's sitting there in the shop that were in the trunk of my Impala that I totalled. I was going to put them in the trunk of my '68, so I'll just need to get another one later on down the road.
Cool, let me know if you need help
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:39 PM   #45
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Ideas for in cabin sub-woofer for the sealed sedan

I had the same thoughts as you when looking for a sub system. The trunk subs are somewhat silly as our cars are designed to isolate noise from the trunk (sealed area plus sound deadening). I ended up dropping two 12s Into the rear deck because I enjoy projects




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Old 10-16-2013, 08:49 PM   #46
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Well, if you don't want to cut holes in the rear deck, then





How about building new trim panels for the rear quarters?!




If you only put 1 driver on each side, you could put the magnet inside
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:59 PM   #47
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That's not a sedan...
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Old 10-17-2013, 12:46 AM   #48
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Well, if you don't want to cut holes in the rear deck, then





How about building new trim panels for the rear quarters?!




If you only put 1 driver on each side, you could put the magnet inside
Doesn't seem practical and I see issues with it, for example if you try and run anything other than a shallow speaker/sub...if not then fiberglass work will have to be done and then things get complicated and pricey
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Old 10-17-2013, 09:04 AM   #49
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That's not a sedan...
It does look cool though, same with the rear deck option.
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Old 10-26-2013, 04:58 PM   #50
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A little bit more fitting, but this 8 slams!!!
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:55 PM   #51
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new problem. I cant go punching the hole out the rear because I dont have the rear seat with the arm rest nor am I able to swap in one with it so.. any ideas.
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:29 PM   #52
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new problem. I cant go punching the hole out the rear because I dont have the rear seat with the arm rest nor am I able to swap in one with it so.. any ideas.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:12 PM   #53
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:/ was hoping to not cut the rear deck I guess I might have too. What if I just stuck A port through the seat? Like cut the foam out lace the leather and insert a port. you wouldnt even be able to tell its not supposed to be there. horrible idea but just shooting it out
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:13 PM   #54
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anything to open the air from the trunk into the cabin
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:25 PM   #55
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The last E46 I did lacked the armrest as well. I really could not tell the difference with the seat in or out, it sounded the same.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #56
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Damn this thread sucks. Op just put a sub in the trunk like a normal human and be done with it.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:39 PM   #57
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was the sub sealed? I plan on doing a ported one and I thought the foam would be to insulating to allow the air into the cabin. hey if its not the Ill just do the punch out cut out a little foam just to give some space in front of it and then build my box
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:44 PM   #58
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Damn this thread sucks. Op just put a sub in the trunk like a normal human and be done with it.
Hey never ment it to be anything exciting i was looking for answers. and some people found use of it man. I would do that if (as stated earlier) the trunk wasnt sealed. I have already tried one in the trunk and honestly its louder outside the car and my trunk just rattles. hence the thread to work around it. dont want to help thats fine
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Damn this thread sucks. Op just put a sub in the trunk like a normal human and be done with it.
Because it is inefficient, sounds horrid and makes your car rattle like a cheap Honda?
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:36 AM   #60
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Ideas for in cabin sub-woofer for the sealed sedan

The rear deck sounds interesting but that metal under the rear deck looks time consuming to cut


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