1982 240d, 2007 e350
are you running an 55amp or a 65amp alternator? Does this even matter? I've always wanted a sub in my car but the alternator issue holds me back
No need on a diesel really, 65A should be enought to power everything.65 amps.. I was going t upgrade to a 115 amp but the 65 is doing fine.
Great set-up. Do you have measurements of the MDF board you cut and what you did for the screw holes? I'd like to do this same set-up with a JL Audio W3v3 8" sub. Thanks.I went a different way with my stereo. I didn't want to use up a lot of the trunk space and really didn't need a lot of bass, so I put a 8" MTX in the first aid kit area.
I found a beat up first aid cover, velcro'd it to a piece of 3/4" mdf that I cut to shape. Screwed it down to the factory screw holes in the deck, didn't cut anything.
I don't have any kind of box, so it is a "free-air" setup. I realize that the trunk is far far too large in volume for optimum bass, but it works surprizingly well. It is getting about 100 - 150w from the mono channel on an old Soundstream Reference 540 amp.
I painted the mdf plate to match the deck carpet, but I am looking for a piece of matching (old-faded) carpet to cover it. I think it looks pretty good. Sounds great, at the volumes and kinds of music I listen to.