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tedzbug
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.....Aircooled VW, now with pix! (2)10DB
06/01/06 at 02:04:48
 
I am looking to put a 2x10" DB in the back of my superbeetle.....

I have a space that is 36" wide but low,  max 15-16"
and not very deep either,  maybe 12-16"

I can easily fit 1 DB lying down sideways.... but i have 2x10" sony xplod subs already and would like to use both.


Should i just make 1 box and clamshell the subs or can i custom size the box and still get good results?

ted

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Adrian D.
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Re: DB 10 - custom location fitting.... aircooled
Reply #1 - 06/01/06 at 09:27:44
 
clamshell if you really can't squeeze 2 dbs in
EDIT :
steve said in his book that it's good for the box to have room to breathe.
what's the mounting depth of your subs ? they need to be rather shallow to clamshell
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tedzbug
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Reply #2 - 06/01/06 at 14:42:02
 
i am thinking a double DB design  with the ports right next to each other and the sealed ends opposite each other.....

Only thing is that i need to shorten the overall length by about an inch to make it fit.........

will this mess up my tuneability?  

and the sony xplod 10s i have are  almost 6" deep, clamshell wont fit
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Adrian D.
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Reply #3 - 06/01/06 at 14:48:23
 
it'a a great idea. do you plan to remove the bottom lids on both the boxes, like having a common vented chamber ?
you can use only one bottom lid to save some space.
cutting off 1 inch won't hurt the box by much. you can add some polyfill to repair.
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tedzbug
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Reply #4 - 06/01/06 at 17:54:06
 
Here is the redesign i just did of the DBK10-II (after i bought the plans;))

oops....was't thinkin about that

I was thinking a shared vented chamber might cause problems, so i stuck with the original design and put the closed ends opposite each other.......

ted
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Lee in Arkansas
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Reply #5 - 06/01/06 at 19:08:55
 
+1

Some good tinkerers could almost build one to spec using those pictures. Trust me.

Good luck though, and let us know how it turns out.

EDIT-Inverting the design, putting the sealed chambers sharing a common end, and the vents on opposite ends, would give you a more 'stereo' sound. Just a thought.
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tedzbug
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Reply #6 - 06/01/06 at 20:07:04
 
yeah, sorry about posting so much detail..     Wasn't thinking.   Hope no offense.
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Lee in Arkansas
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Reply #7 - 06/01/06 at 20:27:57
 
All's good, now we just gotta get 60 to pull those down. Undecided

Just didn't want toes gettin' stepped on. I doubt anyone's offended.

Given any thought to my above idea?
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tedzbug
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Reply #8 - 06/01/06 at 21:05:50
 
i do like that idea...... i will design another with the ports on the ends instead........  We'll see how wit goes.


My dad had quite a woodworking shop,  i am going to ask him to build it once i finalize what i want to do and can send him some plans
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Gex
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Reply #9 - 06/02/06 at 01:52:07
 
Finally Now I know how those DB's go togther!

Awwwww just teasing. By the time I got to the post the pics were gone.

Gex Smiley
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tedzbug
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Reply #10 - 06/13/06 at 16:58:42
 
I am going to build my Double 10 DB this weekend.  i ended up with a design so that the ports are at the ends.   I will get some pics of the box,  i plan to "rhino" spray on coating for it or an equivalent.

Let you know how it goes and sounds  ;)
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Lee in Arkansas
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Reply #11 - 06/13/06 at 19:16:07
 
Sweet man.

Mine are being cut on Thursday, and built on Friday.

Make sure to get plenty of pics.
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tedzbug
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...Aircooled VW, now with pix! (2)10DB
Reply #12 - 07/31/06 at 01:51:50
 
So i finally got the box together, with much clamping and a full sheet of 3/4" MDF..........   DAAAAAAAAMN, This thing absolutely SLAMS in the back of my bug!!!!  ;D (2) 10" in there with a center baffle and two adjustable inserts facing away from each other.

Here a couple pics, taped shut for testing and baffles taped in for now......


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Adrian D.
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Reply #13 - 07/31/06 at 06:02:54
 
really nice.
i love seeing bolts instead of terminal cups. i had terminal cups on my first build...they leaked.
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tedzbug
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Reply #14 - 07/31/06 at 13:16:22
 
yeah..i couldnt see using terminal cups. too much pressure.  i used 1/4" brass bolts.
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