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Sub Box Set Up

Okay so I just bought two ten inch subs and an amp that is about 12x12. I was wondering what i could do for my trunk for a set up. I would prefer not to fiberglass and just use MDF but i want to give it a cool look. Anyone have anything to show to give me ideas or sites, that would be great
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Well what do you want? Do you still want to be able to fit a pair of golf bags or a week's shopping in the trunk? Or are you happy to fill the trunk with buildout?

A simple but effective way is to have the two subs facing backwards in an MDF box, mount the amps on the floor then have a perspex panel over them, or have the flush mounted.

Or you could have the subs in the corners facing in and put the amps on a big rack in the middle. The possibilities are only limited by three things - your imagination, your budget and how much space you wish to give up.
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yeah i was already thinking about taking out my spare tire and and mounting my amp down there and have a piece plexiglass with LEDs but whats perplex? where could i purchase that?
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Perspex - clear plastic - acrylic - plexiglass

All the same thing essentially.
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yeah i was already thinking about taking out my spare tire and and mounting my amp down there and have a piece plexiglass with LEDs but whats perplex? where could i purchase that?
That sounds like a cool idea. If you are going to do this, you may want to replace the spare tire cover with a 1/8-1/4" piece of wood. Usually factory spare tire covers are made out of cardboard and if you chop a window in there for you amp, you will affect the integrity of an already weak part. I haven't had my Prelude long enough to know what that cover is made out of, but on my old Neon they were a thick cardboard type material and warped naturally. I would imagine it would be worse if you tried to make a window in it and mount plexi to it...not to mention you will have issues mounting the plexi to the flimsy cardboard. If it was me, it fill damn near the whole trunk with a sweet setup....but thats just me. Ive got 2-10" Rockfords in a ported box in my Lude at the moment, but when i get some time im gonna do a fiberglass enclosure for it.

**Edit** You can get plexi at any local hardware store in different thicknesses. 1/8" would be my recommendation on something like this. They can cut it down for you at the hardware store or you can trim it yourself. If you're going to cut it yourself be sure to use a fine toothed jig saw, but feed the plexi through it SLOWLY to prevent cracking.
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Stock spare cover is 4mm masonary timber, so strong, but not really.
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