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Old 10-20-2013, 08:00 PM   #1
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Custom DIY Subwoofer Enclosure Above Wheel Well

So, I spent yesterday creating a new subwoofer enclosure for my 2 Door JK. I didn't like the box just sitting in the back because it took up useful space that I plan on using for future mods. So, I took my previous store-bought sub box and mounted it right behind the driver's seat.

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Jigsaw
Drill
Dremel

Supplies
MDF (Recycle an old Subwoofer Enclosure)
L Brackets
Self Tapping Metal Screws
Loctite water proof sealant
Replacement Auto Carpet
Spray Adhesive
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:47 AM   #2
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Very inventive. Looks clean and out of the way. How much air space did you get out of that box?

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Old 10-23-2013, 02:07 AM   #3
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It's probably around .8-.9 cu ft. The external dimensions are 16x16x8.75 inches which would give you about 1.3 cu ft. But, the wheel well and thickness of material take up a good amount of space.
It sounds great though with the rest of my audio system, I can't wait to get it to a tailgate.
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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So did you just mount it to the tub and loctite seal the edges?
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:42 PM   #5
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So did you just mount it to the tub and loctite seal the edges?
I actually used a different adhesive to seal the sides so I could apply it with a caulk gun (Same idea though, just a clear silicone adhesive). I used the loctite where I screwed the L-brackets to the tub.
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So, I spent yesterday creating a new subwoofer enclosure for my 2 Door JK. I didn't like the box just sitting in the back because it took up useful space that I plan on using for future mods. So, I took my previous store-bought sub box and mounted it right behind the driver's seat.

Tools Used
Jigsaw
Drill
Dremel

Supplies
MDF (Recycle an old Subwoofer Enclosure)
L Brackets
Self Tapping Metal Screws
Loctite water proof sealant
Replacement Auto Carpet
Spray Adhesive


What's your whole audio system specs? And does it hit louder or softer than when it was in the trunk space? This setup is exactly what I'm lookin for
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Old 04-14-2014, 12:26 AM   #7
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So, I spent yesterday creating a new subwoofer enclosure for my 2 Door JK. I didn't like the box just sitting in the back because it took up useful space that I plan on using for future mods. So, I took my previous store-bought sub box and mounted it right behind the driver's seat.

Tools Used
Jigsaw
Drill
Dremel

Supplies
MDF (Recycle an old Subwoofer Enclosure)
L Brackets
Self Tapping Metal Screws
Loctite water proof sealant
Replacement Auto Carpet
Spray Adhesive

What's your whole audio system specs? And does it hit harder or softer than when it was in the trunk space? This is exactly what I was looking for. Looks really good

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