More Bass without backseat? -

LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 10:29 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 18
More Bass without backseat?

Hello fellow Jeepers. I have a '13 jk two door and tossed the back seat. I realize it's almost winter, but I'd like to prepare for summer with more bass in my Jeep. Aside from stuffing pillow filling in my bar, can I do anything else to increase bass? Has anyone put subs in the rear without a back seat? Pics requested. I plan on sticking with stock head unit as well. Soft top I have no hardtop.

Any suggestions would help. Thank you

Thetasigma1412 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 11:05 AM
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Boone
Posts: 9,872
Put subs back there... I had 2 12's on my old 08 JKU

I don't even own a jeep anymore
tyvanwie is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 12:54 PM
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Reno
Posts: 121
I got it from they make them for what ever size sub you want and they are custom made for jeeps. It sits between the wheel wells. I'm pretty sure you could run it without the seats but I've never tried.
Attached Images
Jkm57 is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 02:00 PM
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Mobile
Posts: 1,279
Sadly, I don't have any pictures as requested, but:

To increase bass from your normal speakers you can improve the acoustics of the enclosures (polyfil, sound deadener), swap to high quality speakers, and/or amp them. Replacing the headunit can go a long way as the Uconnect system is preadjusted for their wierd factory speakers. The soundbar is an uphill battle because of it's size and single enclosure construction. The front enclosures are a respectable size but a pain to fit aftermarket speakers due to their unique factory mounting. Scosche makes a set of brackets to overcome this but their seal is poor, which you can get gasket tape to compensate.

For Subs:
I have a 4 door so I'm not 100% certain on the space in the back for the 2 door. In my 05 TJ I managed to fit a box for a pair of 10s downfiring behind the back seat.

If you don't care about storing anything in the back, you could just slap down a box and front fire the subs.
If you DO care about things in back, you could build it platform style and downfire to protect it. 3/4 MDF is pretty stout and would let you sit things on top.

I highly recommend downfiring or front instead of upward or rear into the tailgate. Come summer I imagine that top will be off, you will lose any form of cabin gain by reflecting it off the back.
Demp is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 05:14 PM
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Manhattan
Posts: 190
I thought he wanted fish.

2.5" OME HD lift, OME Steering Stabil, Skid Row Engine Skid, Skid Row Evap Skid, Ace Front Bumper, Ace Rock Rails, Engo 10K winch, Uniden 510 CB, 315/70R17 on Level 8 ZX
Jeffro3000 is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 11-10-2013, 05:23 PM
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Olney, MD
Posts: 516
If you plan on putting in subs and taking the top off, I definitely recommend getting/making a down firing box. I went from a normal box in my cj (facing it front/rear didnt make much difference)to a down firing and it made a world of difference when the top is off.
iluvcowjuice is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome