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Boxes for 6x9"s?

Discussion in 'Audio' started by Blazer79, Mar 7, 2001.

  1. Blazer79

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    Boxes for 6x9\"s?

    I ended up with spare extra MDF after making my sub boxes. Has someone ever made custom boxes for 6x9 speakers? Does this even make sense? If so, what type? Sealed? Or am I just better by installing them on the rear side panels and that's it?

    Any comments are welcome.

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    Re: Boxes for 6x9\"s?

    I think you'd have to invest too much time to make it worth it. They sound fine in the side panels and you can pick up 6x9 boxes ultra cheap at Walmart, etc.

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    Re: Boxes for 6x9"s?

    you would be fine just putting them in the panels as long as you have a sub. The only reason you would need a box for a speaker is if you were using that as your main source of bass, because if you have a speaker without a box the frequencies coiming out from behind the speaker would cancel out all the low bass frequencies.

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    Re: Boxes for 6x9\"s?

    I installed my 6x9er's in the side wall just adjacent to the rear bench seat. Sounds Awesome!

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    Re: Boxes for 6x9\"s?

    You WILL get better midbass response by enclosing the 6x9 in some sort of box.

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    Re: Boxes for 6x9\"s?

    I bought some boxes for my 6"x9"s in my Blazer, but only because someone who owned the truck before me cut holes in the rear for their pair of 6"x9"s, and cut them WAY too big. So I picked up a pair of boxes at Best Buy. The sound is better too because in the stock rear location, the right speaker is kinda covered by the spare tire, plus they fire right at each other which degrades sound quality. If you do make a box, a sealed one will probably sound better, but they need more power to play louder cuz the cone cant move as much with all the pressure in the box it will create.
     

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