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Unread 04-02-2007, 08:15 PM   #1
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XJ sub enclosure...fiberglass

For those of you who have done the cubby hole sub enclosure on the XJ...has anyone glassed it in vs. just spraying expanding foam?

If so, I'd love to see pics of the box and install. Thanks!

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Unread 04-03-2007, 08:59 AM   #2
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i would hope that you would glass it if you were planning on doing this install.

this guy did a decent job with his.... http://www.chalacha.com/chadsjeep/jeep.html
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Unread 04-03-2007, 09:48 AM   #3
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Well, I would certainly think it would sound much better glassed...but you'll notice that some of the people that have done it in the past have NOT glassed it...rather just used expanding foam...and they claim it sounds just as good as a sealed box.

BTW...thanks for the link!
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Unread 04-03-2007, 10:24 AM   #4
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I just got done reading the link...that's almost exactly what I'm looking for.

The only reason I say ALMOST is because the only thing I would do different is take the panel off before glassing. That way the box could be deeper and potentially not stick out as far.

Thanks again for the link!
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Unread 04-03-2007, 01:19 PM   #5
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i probably wouldn't pull the panel because you will have a lot more area to recover while building your enclosure.

i doubt very seriously those with the foam sound as good as they would like to say they do. i think you will be more pleased going the glass route.
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Unread 04-04-2007, 09:52 AM   #6
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Does anyone know if this is a 10 or 12? He doesn't say from all that I read. I have a 12 that I'd like to use if possible

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i would hope that you would glass it if you were planning on doing this install.

this guy did a decent job with his.... http://www.chalacha.com/chadsjeep/jeep.html
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Unread 04-04-2007, 11:09 AM   #7
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That glassed box sure does look nice. If I was to do it I would lay several layers of fiber cloth and resin to make the glass panel as thick as possible so it would not move and/or resonate.

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Unread 04-04-2007, 11:30 AM   #8
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I agree.

I think what I'm going to do also is stretch the carpet over the box past the trim panel so that it looks flush vs. looking like carpet against a plastic trim.
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