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Old    Tailgate (tailgate)      Join Date: Apr 2007       11-25-2008, 9:24 PM Reply   
I'm trying to design a box to fit under the helm of my 08 Moomba LSV and I have limited room...

I might be able to squeeze a premade box back behind the foot rest and front storage area(short term), but in the long run I would like a custom box to fit under there...

Would this box design work? (assuming the dimensions and the volume work for the appropriate sub) any thought or suggestions?

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Old    Cal (phenom_1819)      Join Date: Jan 2008       11-25-2008, 9:34 PM Reply   
It should work. You probably won't need the square overhang, though, if you find a sub with small enough enclosure specs. Here's my Supra box with a JL 10w7 -- behind the facade panel, it looks much like your drawing above...but without the square part that hangs behind the foot-rest. Good luck.

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Old    Tailgate (tailgate)      Join Date: Apr 2007       11-25-2008, 9:39 PM Reply   
Thanks, depending on the sub I choose, I have room to adjust for volume by shortening the "overhang"
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       11-26-2008, 6:10 AM Reply   
try the kicker l7 or l5 sub, very minimal airspace and great bang for your buck IMO. They alos hold up very well in a marine environment.
Old    Chris (atlmobiuslsv)      Join Date: Feb 2008       11-26-2008, 6:13 AM Reply   
just cut out the floor hump and throw in an L7 15''...... i did and it hammers
Old    Earmark Marine (david_e_m)      Join Date: Jul 2008       11-26-2008, 8:54 AM Reply   
Tailgate,

I think your box design will work.

We use a .625 net volume (about .675 gross internal) side-firing sealed enclosure built from 5/8-inch stock. It fits in under the driverís console and over the floor hump and extends to the bow surface. Itís a simple rectangular shape. You can insert the box into position and barely clear the underdash steering mechanism. This requires zero modification to your Moomba. Bracketry is a little complex. There are a number of good 10-inch woofers that will fit this displacement including Polk dB or MM, JL Audio W1 or W3 or W6, Kicker, etc.

A Boston Acoustics G2, G3, or G5 10-inch sub (facing exterior) with a 10-inch passive radiator (facing interior) works in a 0.5 cu. ft. 3/4-inch enclosure.

Note, the Moomba and Supra consoles look similar, but are very different inside.

David E.M.
Old    Chris (atlmobiuslsv)      Join Date: Feb 2008       11-26-2008, 5:00 PM Reply   
here is a pic

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Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       11-28-2008, 8:35 PM Reply   
I squeezed 2 JL10W0's under the helm of my 07 Supra. You should be able to do the same depending on the sub.

I may be removing these this winter in place of something different....

There are 2 10's on each side, both in sealed enclosures.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4536.jpg,http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4536.jpg
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4629.jpg,http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4629.jpg
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4625.jpg,http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d19/jonyb1/Supra/DSC_4625.jpg

(Message edited by jonyb on November 28, 2008)
Old    Mark Manzo (tazz3069)      Join Date: Aug 2008       12-11-2008, 5:37 PM Reply   
Goto www.aufioformz.com. I purchased one of the sub boxes. It fits perfect behind the foot rest. i have a 10" Boston Acoustic G3 Sub. It sounds awesome

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