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Got the audio upgrade itch again.

 
Old 07-25-2018, 02:37 PM
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Default Got the audio upgrade itch again.



Test fit.

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Too big if you want to be able to store your top in the trunk. If that is not an issue for you then it looks good.
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Old 07-25-2018, 04:51 PM
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Thanks for the comment on the look of it. I measured twenty times 😀
Fits just fine.


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Old 07-25-2018, 08:23 PM
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This is the one getting the upgrade. Hope to finish it up this weekend.

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Very nice! What kind of subs do you have in there? Also, what is the height of your box and/or with subwoofer in. First glance you would think the top wouldn't fit, but good job.
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Originally Posted by VinceC5 View Post
Thanks for the comment on the look of it. I measured twenty times 😀
Fits just fine.
Wow. That picture in the first post is very misleading. It looks like the box is higher than the bracket that holds the top. Good work!
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Old 07-26-2018, 11:53 AM
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Very nice! What kind of subs do you have in there? Also, what is the height of your box and/or with subwoofer in. First glance you would think the top wouldn't fit, but good job.
they are jlaudio 12tw1.
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Old 07-26-2018, 12:07 PM
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Wow. That picture in the first post is very misleading. It looks like the box is higher than the bracket that holds the top. Good work!
thanks. I also have a layer of Dynamat under the carpet. I made the measurements after I installed that.
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Very nice! What's the rest of your build?
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Dynamat, dynamat, and more dynamat xtreme.
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head - kenwood DDX 9903s
amp - Alpine PDXv9
Speakers - 3way for front Infinity Perfect mid, tweets, , kicker 8" midbass. Infinity coax for rear fill.
thinking of bi-amping the front and running the rear from just the head unit or a smaller amp.

I have the storage bin from DDmods [probably the last thing he delivered], so will be hiding the amp in there.
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Originally Posted by VinceC5 View Post
Dynamat, dynamat, and more dynamat xtreme.
😁
head - kenwood DDX 9903s
amp - Alpine PDXv9
Speakers - 3way for front Infinity Perfect mid, tweets, , kicker 8" midbass. Infinity coax for rear fill.
thinking of bi-amping the front and running the rear from just the head unit or a smaller amp.

I have the storage bin from DDmods [probably the last thing he delivered], so will be hiding the amp in there.
That's a solid setup and I like the emphasis on the dynamat. I went crazy with sound deadening in my Z06 and it is probably the best mod I could have ever done...quieter cabin and enhances the audio experience.
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That's a solid setup and I like the emphasis on the dynamat. I went crazy with sound deadening in my Z06 and it is probably the best mod I could have ever done...quieter cabin and enhances the audio experience.
thanks. Yes, I love sound deadening. This will be my third car that gets the treatment. I've done the rear already, just waiting for some free time and some cooler weather to finish this up.
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thanks. Yes, I love sound deadening. This will be my third car that gets the treatment. I've done the rear already, just waiting for some free time and some cooler weather to finish this up.
So you plan on doing it in December!
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So you plan on doing it in December!
😁 no. Just low 90' should be good.
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One more step taken.
since I could not get anyone to send me their blown non Bose door speaker, had to makemy own adapter. Had some 1/4" plexiglass so...
Used a stock non bose as a template:



Next to the gutted speaker.


With the Kicker 8\" midbass. Well be secured, sealed, and covered with Dynamat Xtreme. Hopefully tonight I'll make the second one and then the same treatment for that big hole in each door. I have a template for that!

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Default Some progress this week..

Since this is my daily driver, it's been hard finding time to tear it down and work on it.


Big improvement to the way the factory bose sounds.
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Dynamat - done
head unit - done
rear camera - done
front camera - next
amp/speakers/sub - soon

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Old 02-16-2019, 11:48 PM
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Since I came across this deal at the same time that I was building my speaker box, I have decided to try it out first. I know, this us the longest build tread without much progress.. but hey it's a daily driver.

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10" woofers on ch 3 and 4 of the PDXv9.

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Old 02-17-2019, 12:03 AM
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