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Old 02-08-2011, 02:11 AM
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Default Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

First of all let me tell you guys what I'll be running.
two of these, boxes included:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_113KFCW...12.html?tp=111

also this to push them:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_777M150...tp=35834&avf=N

and these, theyre being pushed by my pioneer 50x4 head unit:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_130TST1...3&tp=107&avf=N

I've got the tweets mounted on the a-pillars and hid the wires nice.
I'm waiting on crutchfield to deliver the boxes with the subs as they forgot to honor their 'special' they had. I've got a snarking feeling that those two things arent gonna fit behind my seats in my '02 single cab truck with 60/40 bench seats. I mean the boxes are thin, but i think the width is going to be a problem when factoring the housings for the (6x9?) speakers back there. They jut out and take up a shit load of room back there for no particular reason... would it be safe to cut out the housings right under where the speakers are mounted to allow for enough room to put the sub boxes? what should i cut it with if so? Also, should i take out the carpet thats sitting there under the window in between the housings to get that couple of inches of room? And my main question... should i mount my amp to plywood before mounting it on wall opposite the bed(just under the rear window) to prevent from the amp/grounding thing i've been hearing so much about? I've also got some ghetto dynamat from lowes(peel and seal) to line with back there. Please discuss, friends.
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:42 AM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

When you get the boxes post up some pictures how they fit back there.

Why not mount the amp under the driver or passenger seat.
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:48 AM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

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When you get the boxes post up some pictures how they fit back there.

Why not mount the amp under the driver or passenger seat.
I'll get you some pics. I'm afraid amp may overheat under the bench seats. it'll probably fit under there I'm just worried about air circulation.
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Old 02-08-2011, 04:33 AM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

I used to have a setup similar to that years ago and I had to keep the AMP mounted in the open to a piece of painted plywood due to the static and the heat. I didnt want it to fry so it had to be out. Check the audio tech sections I know of a few members that have setups similar to the one you want and they have posted pics. There are alot of custom job on extended/super cab and some guys have the setup in standard cabs. I believe Member Georgiaranger has a setup in his standard cab, Shoot him a pm see if he has advice for you
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Old 02-10-2011, 01:19 PM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

well.... got both 12s and boxes. i somehow sqeezed them back there today. i removed the rear panel things and broke a couple of the weird plastic clips that hold it in(i hate those things!) . but i got them in with leg room! unfortunately the box behind the passenger seat has to be stood up vertically but my girlfrind doesnt seem to mind sitting straight up(not like it makes much differencewith these bench seats anyway.) the only thing i hate is the incessant rattle coming from the dash area somewhere! no way to ghetto dynamat that shit! oh by the way my ghetto dynamat isnt peel and seal, its air ducting insulation. works pretty good. ill take some pics with my phone for you guys.
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Old 02-10-2011, 04:14 PM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

yeah. I'm gonna go ahead and build a custom enclosure just long enough to fill out behind the seats and ive got no idea where to start. gonna get the mdf with my employee discount at lowes and pretend i know what i'm doing with dimensions and whatnot. wish me luck
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:17 PM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

Mdf + pre drill everything =



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Old 02-12-2011, 02:27 PM
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Default Re: Just got some new subs and and amp but single cabs suck!

Mount the amp under the seat. It'll be fine.
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