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Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-19-2007, 11:42 AM Reply   
Its a JL 12w6 in it's new downward firing box. my buddy built the box and he had it line-x'd.


I'll have a chance to hear it this weekend in its new location, in the passenger compartment.Upload
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Old    Craig (yosquire)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-19-2007, 11:46 AM Reply   
Sweet box!

Is that enough room that sub's excursion?

Maybe Grant will chime in here, he's got a pic of one of those things fully extended out and it looks like it's 2 inches or so.
Old    Randy (dudeman)      Join Date: Mar 2005       06-19-2007, 11:48 AM Reply   
That looks pretty sweet.
Old    Burke Webster (burke)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-19-2007, 11:49 AM Reply   
I was about to say the same thing. I've built this type of box before for my buddies truck, and the JL sub's excursion was more than I had planned for.

That's a smooth looking box though. Very nice.
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-19-2007, 12:06 PM Reply   
We tested it with his hertz gauge thingy and it didn't touch on a carpet sample. I though I would install some of the speaker spikes to one insure no movement and two just a little more distance between carpet and speaker.
Old    David (detonate69)      Join Date: Apr 2001       06-19-2007, 12:40 PM Reply   
That speaker will move .65" in one direction max, according to JL's website. So it'll probably be close. I'd space it up about another 1/2" to be safe. You don't want it hitting anything or you'll be buying a new woofer sooner than you'd like.
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       06-19-2007, 1:41 PM Reply   
.65 is max.....you'll be fine with that box
Old    jklaus            06-19-2007, 1:51 PM Reply   
What is the box made out of, and what sort of coating?
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       06-19-2007, 1:53 PM Reply   
i say leave it low. more sound (resonance i think) back to the speaker to bounce of off.
Old    David (tparider)      Join Date: Aug 2003       06-19-2007, 2:03 PM Reply   
Nice box. What did you pay to have it line x'd?
Old    Matt Anderson (xaggie)      Join Date: Nov 2002       06-19-2007, 2:30 PM Reply   
Thats SHARP. I'd rather go safe than sorry with the space though. Speaker Spikes seem like cheap insurance.
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-19-2007, 3:26 PM Reply   
Box is made of MDF board and it's 3/4 thick material The Line-X guy charged $75 and its a hard sprayed on truck bed liner. The box is 300 bucks and custom built in Buford Ga by Performance Works Ph.678-714-4559. They charge $400 with a subwoofer. The box feet are 1.5 long and the excursion is .65 or a little more than a 1/2 inch. The center won't come past the foam because I am only using a 400 watt JL a1400D amp. I think if I had more power it could be a problem but I'll look this weekend.
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-24-2007, 8:33 AM Reply   
Here is the box for those answering my problem.

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