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Old 05-30-2021, 12:47 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Danny0912 View Post
Two twelves in a hardbody sounds crazy powerful. I just got a 10 morel ordered, will be making a custom dash to fit it in. Any photos of your system @ahardb0dy

It's nothing crazy, not a lot of "boom", I have the front amp turned down as it is 150 per side and the Morel's do not handle that much wattage, but I never take the head unit past 20 on the volume.

I went with sealed boxes to keep it sounding clean as compared to being too boomy.

This is in my 17 Frontier, I designed the amp rack/sub enclosure and built it myself, install done by me, only made 5 holes in the truck to do the install and all 5 can be brought back to stock if I decide to sell it.

Pioneer headunit:

I mounted the tweeters to the top of the stock tweeter grilles, wanted them angled towards me instead of reflecting off the windshield"

Sub/amp rack, I designed it for the amps to be on the bottom ( in my former Hardbody, they were on the top), I wanted the top to be flat so I could put stuff up there if I wanted too, original plan was to use matching carpet on the top but I have not ordered it yet. Painted it black for now before local Frontier meet I went to. I wanted the whole thing to be below the bottom of the window.

I made the front grille using aluminum window screen frame and covered it with black speaker cloth, it's attached using snaps, center of the top is removable using home speaker grille clips so I can have access to the jack location.

PPI 2200 amp on Pass. side, 200 x 2 powers the subs, PPI A600 amp on drivers side powers the Morel components. Fused distribution block on the pass. side, ground distribution block on the dr/ side, RCA's run down the center of the truck.

How the box/amp rack looks now and during construction:

Seat fully back in my driving position:

center top removed showing grille clips:

View from the front between the seats before top was painted"

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