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Old 03-10-2007, 08:42 AM   #41
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Very Nice. Kick panels look great.


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Old 03-10-2007, 09:00 AM   #42
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how'd you stuff the v1 arrows in there?!
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Old 03-12-2007, 07:40 AM   #43
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how'd you stuff the v1 arrows in there?!
A little cutting and a lot of patience:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...light=ultimate
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Old 03-23-2007, 10:15 PM   #44
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Very very nice install. Kept a ton of your trunk as well. How did you etch the pseudo bmw logo on the plexi? Excellent job with the kicks as well. I haven't done any fiberglass work yet but would love to learn. Any tips?
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Old 03-23-2007, 10:59 PM   #45
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classic post of a good setup.

ca1242 btw, can you list what other amps you have had? Im curious if you had JL audio amps and what your opinion of them is.
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Old 03-24-2007, 12:58 PM   #46
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Very very nice install. Kept a ton of your trunk as well. How did you etch the pseudo bmw logo on the plexi? Excellent job with the kicks as well. I haven't done any fiberglass work yet but would love to learn. Any tips?
I used a router, guided by jigs for the logo. Fiberglass is not hard, just requires patience and practice (and $$$). Check out selectproducts.com, they sell all the glass supplies you need as well as fiberglassing videos.
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Old 03-24-2007, 01:01 PM   #47
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classic post of a good setup.

ca1242 btw, can you list what other amps you have had? Im curious if you had JL audio amps and what your opinion of them is.
Never had JL. They make decent stuff, but you can get better equipment for the money you spend on JL.

Over the last 15 years, I've had amps by rockford, kicker, carver, blaupunkt, pioneer, and I am sure other brands I don't remember. Best so far are the Sounstream
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Old 03-25-2007, 09:43 PM   #48
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I had a soundstream that I ran at 1/4 ohm for years and it was rock solid.
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Old 07-02-2007, 04:07 PM   #49
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Just curious if you ever ended up doing those custom grilles you were talking about? Or are you running grilles at all?

Also how much airspace are those 10's using? Just curious, looks like you have a ton of trunk left.
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Old 07-02-2007, 04:09 PM   #50
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IDQ10 v2's only require 0.5 ft^3 gross to work very well - so I'm sure that's a tiny box in there...
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Thanks for the compliments. Never got around to the grilles. Always working on other people's cars and don't have time for my own. I did go with about .5 cu ft for each sub + the space in the middle for the cap, but the box does not take up much room at all.
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Thanks for the compliments. Never got around to the grilles. Always working on other people's cars and don't have time for my own. I did go with about .5 cu ft for each sub + the space in the middle for the cap, but the box does not take up much room at all.
Thanks for posting. Love everything about your install.

BTW, do you do this fulltime? Can you post some more pics of other installs that you've done?
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wow...mad probs for doing it all yourself...you can make some money with those custom kick panels.
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I worked as a professional installer for over 12 years. Have been doing installs in my garage for fun for the last few years. I'll try to dig up some pics. Since I only do this on my spare time, I usually don't do big complicated installs with a lot of fiberglass/plexi, etc. Just typical things that can be done in a day: lighting upgrades, radar detector/laser jammer installs, alarms, remote start, audio upgrades, etc.

Took me a few weeks to build the kicks for myself, but probably wouldn't be practical to do it for other people. Not many people are willing to wait that long for something. It certainly is a lot of work.
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Nice Sunglasses!

I like the sunglasses more. Maui right? Just kidding. GREAT INSTALL!!!
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Old 07-03-2007, 12:29 PM   #57
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I like the sunglasses more. Maui right? Just kidding. GREAT INSTALL!!!
Sunglases are COSTCO special , doubt they are MAUI though.
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wow very nice loving the boot space as well. nice to c ur car lookin so nice and a bmw as well
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wow very nice loving the boot space as well. nice to c ur car lookin so nice and a bmw as well
Thanks. I have really no need to have a flashy car or call attention (don't go to shows), so I kept it as stock looking as possible from outside. I was going to go for the plain carpeted look in the trunk, but in the end, had a little fun with lighs and plexy, mostly for me to look at something nice every time I open the trunk.
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