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    Custom A4 B5 sub box using glass fiber

    Hello all

    Well i dont know if you remember my old install i was happy with it but the whole lot was very heavy and i got sick of not having a boot.



    Well i ripped all that out and going with just one 15" this time in a custom glassfiber box to the left hand side of the boot

    this is how ive been going on im still a long way off but i will update the post as i go.

    The big tape up this took some time





    The first of many layers of glass













    well i got the front on this morning still got to gt a few more layers of glass on top and inside if i can. using fleece and it did soak up a hell of alot of resin im happy with the way things are going

    heres some more pics









    Well below you can see i covered the outside of the box in "milkshake"

    to make the milkshake mix 1ltr of resin and a tin of car filler stick in double of mek hardener (std is 2% of hardener to the resin)

    ive got to be back in work tomorrow so i will be doing bit and bats but i should be updating later on in the week

    still got to put the milkshake on the inside will do this tomorrow night










    today i got as far as preping the first layer of body filler ready for a fresh skim tomorrow.

    to do this i used 40 grit papers and matt black to find the low and high spots of the car filler and also any curves. i trimmed the sub rings again with the router using a trim off bit.










    test fitment






    ive still got a long way to go but im thinking of painting it a nice gloss red or maybe covering it in red suede allicantarra as i can get a good deal on it at 25 pound a meter.

    anyways thats todays work done time for a pint.

    Well tuesday was spent sanding and sanding and sanding. i started to coat the box im high build primer today. I want to get a good few coats on to cover any little pin holes in the filler

    but now the box is really taking shape




    TopGear Stockport / Longlife Exhausts /
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    Fist coat of high build primer





    Hiya all (PICS BELOW)

    Well its done i painted the box in the end in panther black to match my dash and door trim.

    Im very happy how its turned out and it sounds great.















    cheers

    craig

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    ok guys this is hard to do but im selling this box as ive gone mad with getting my car as light as i can i cought the stripping bug lol

    offers on the box

    the box should fit any 15" sub and is very strong with around 1.9 air space i will be sad to see it go as i miss my bass but if im ever going to get my car near a ton im not going to do it with a 15 in the boot.

    TopGear Stockport / Longlife Exhausts /
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