I had toyed with the idea of making an underseat board for two 8" subs, but decided against the idea, because on the odd occasion that i do have rear passengers, they would just put their feet through the subs which would make the whole thing pointless.
I finally rested on the idea of subs in the rear bins. After trailling for HOURS over thr forum, i only managed to find Bungle's take on the idea - he has put a sub in the bin itself and has cut out the metal from the bin itself to mount the sub. I didn't want to do this though because the volume of the bin itself is not where near enough for a decent sub and the strength of the bin is more than likely not string enough to withstand being distorted with the bass.
My take on the idea was to make two MDF frames and to fiberglass over the top half. After searching the forum even more, i finally came across Brams96 who is in the process of doing something similar. He gave me some very helpful tips, ideas and photos which were extremely useful in finalising my ideas and cracking on with the job at hand.
After much deliberation and confusion searching for subwoofers which performed well, but had a shallow mounting depth (to keep intrusuin into the cabin to a minimum), i decided upon two Alpine's 10" Type S Sub - SWS-1023D. One for each bin, just to keep everything symmetrical.
To power the 2 ohm 300 watt RMS subs, i chose the Vibe Slick A7 amplifier which gives out 600 watts RMS at 2 ohms - perfect power!!
I'm also going to soundproof the rear quarter panel with Anti-Vibe to stop vibrating panels and to boost sound performance.
All my bits and bobs came about 4 days ago:
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Edited by carts60, 27 February 2010 - 07:50 PM.