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#51 (permalink) Old 12-27-2007, 09:23 AM
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I have a shallow Pioneer 8" Elite in the footwell of the Passenger area. Nothing Crazy, but more than enough base to suppliment the factory speakers. I have a JVC in dash DVD player (single DIN) and Pioneer Amp in the trunk. Am very pleased that I keep my car factory with no holes in the rear parcel shelf, and was very surprised how good the factory speakers sound now, they aren't forced to create bass. Here is a picture. Thankfully 75% of the time I drive by myself and the other 25% of the time, my g/f is 5'-4" so leg room is never a problem.
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#52 (permalink) Old 02-06-2008, 12:57 PM
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Hasn't anyone tried to mount a small sub under the front seat, under the back seat or to the underside of the dash in the footwell (not on the floor of the footwell like above)? Or did I miss something (probably)?

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wow everyones setup is awesome, compared to what i did. Was sick of the way my sub sounded in the trunk, so i threw it in the backseat and seatbelted it in.... the wires come up thru the seat..

I feel kinda ghetto now... but i never have anyone in my backseats... so it works for me.

Add i wouldnt/wont cut up the inside of the car.

i have a 12" kicker cvx comp with 750w amp. This pounds so hard, if i am wearing a hat, it rattles off my head.

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Hi,

I removed the rear seat armreast and custom built a box for my 8" mid bass, I suppose you could mount a 8 inch subwoofer there. I did not stop there ... ported the rear dash and have two rear facing 12's in the trunk. It sounds so good I dont need to crank it.
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Bass doesn't travel through the trunk into the passenger compartment and is basically a useless rattle machine if you dont port to the rear shelf. I have a free-air setup attached directly under where my emergency kit used to be, retained the stock cover and you can't even tell I have a sub. It's perfect and the 12" sub pounds.

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ZorroAMG, How difficult was it to cut the hole for the port?

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I'm sorry to necro this thread, but can someone possibly measure the dimensions of the area under the front seats? Specifically, the height.

I've found a W124 E320 to buy, and I'm looking into audio upgrades for it. I think I'm going to go with two small active subwoofers under each of the front seats. Yes, not as good as a two 15 inch cones in the trunk, but at least they require little to no modification. Hence, I'd really appreciate it if someone could let me know how much space is available under the front seats.
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wow everyones setup is awesome, compared to what i did. Was sick of the way my sub sounded in the trunk, so i threw it in the backseat and seatbelted it in.... the wires come up thru the seat..

I feel kinda ghetto now... but i never have anyone in my backseats... so it works for me.

Add i wouldnt/wont cut up the inside of the car.

i have a 12" kicker cvx comp with 750w amp. This pounds so hard, if i am wearing a hat, it rattles off my head.

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LOL nothing wrong with a little ghetto...... Well done fourdub!!


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Has anyone ever built a round box for a single 10" that could fit inside the spare tire in a wagon? I'd rather not install something that takes away from the seating area.
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there is actually a decent amound of space behind the seat springs in the rear seats. could build a slim box that could fit in there easily.

I used the door panels from a premium sound car to be able to add 6.5's in the front doors.
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