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Old 06-07-2015, 02:27 PM
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So I've had plenty of time to think about this and decided to go with two 8" subs in the side walls behind the driver/pass seats. Tis a 90 two door. I saw someone from these forums place speakers in the same spot but I think they left in the plastic trim, which I'll probably put back, but obviously with a portion cut out and fiberglass to fill voids. Working on the brackets to hold in place right now.
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Ive never seen anyone put subs there! Interested in seeing how this turns out! Ive always wanted to put a 10" kicker in the cubby hole in the back but my finances say no hahaha
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The 8" subs are the biggest you can fit in the space I chose. A ten in the pass cubby could work. The box I made was a tight squeeze, however I believe it could extend to the rear slightly. Pm me if you want a detailed explanation on how I made mine.
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It worked out PERfectly. I added s/s tabs on the box to work like mounting brackets to mount two the frame with rubber gasket material as dampening. I'll try to snag a video and post a link of it bolted.
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Very clean!

Yes, post finished pics - I would love to see them.
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Rubber gasket bxetween ss tabs and frame, rubber washers for the backside then a metal washer to keep everything nice and dampened. Fyi! The bottom left edge and top/rear edges of the box need a rubber edge as well. I didnt think about that touching but didnt test the system to see if it would rattle. ALSO.

A second 8" is going into the other cubby S well ladies and germs >
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Great idea, I'm a fan of making use of cavities behind interior panels.
For us 4-door folk, a box like this may fit under front seats. Area is about 13" x 14" x 5"
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Most 8 " subs, at least my kicker was, 4 1/2" +- deep so it fit great in my box which was 9.71 x 9.71 x 5.71. The hardwood sheet I used was .71" thick.
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