I have a big contraversy, I have 2 12's for my car, and I also have a huge box that fits pretty well in the back of my trunk. Lately I have been feeling that I dont want that big booming bass like cadallacs and stuff, I am DRIVING A BMW! So I think that I am only going to use one of the two 12's just to add bass to my non-premium sound system. But then that brings up the contraversy of where to put it. Here are the things I have thought of so far (remember the trunk is sealed very well):
1. mount the sub(s) where the subs go if you have the premium sound (would involve creating a custom box to mount up on the ceiling; there are vents that go into the cabin for good acustics)
2. Somewhere in the cabin (but where?; must be clean)
3. a fiberglass box of some sort in the trunk (very hard to make, or make look good, most work, still have air tight trunk problem)
Any other ideas? I just dont want trunk space gone, I dont really even want it visable becuause bass isn't that cool of a thing, i just want a little bit added to my music
Seriously though, what sub are you running? If its free-air capable then go for the deck mount. If not, send me ass loads of pics and I'll tell you what I could do, or what you could do if you know how, to make and conceal a box so its smnall as possible.
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I have a 2000 540/6 and I just installed a JL audio 10" W7 with the factory box that's huge. It's a real nice fit and I still have all the room in front of the sub in my trunk because it goes all the way back into the trunk because it is sloped like the trunk. In my previous car I had two 10" subs and this hits harder than the two subs. So hard that I have to turn down the amp because I don't want the bass that loud but it meshes well with my DSP. Anyway, I noticed a lot of bass is trapped in the trunk so I am going to port the bass in the car through the armrest. I am going to cut out the portion of the metal that is behind the armrest and then cover the whole with the armrest leather. This will give the stock appearance because no one will know that the metal is cut out behind the armrest leatehr and the bass will be able to come into the car through this hole.
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