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altoncustomtech

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About altoncustomtech

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    In over my head!!
  • Birthday 05/31/1979

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  • Real Name Shannon Alton
  • Gender Male
  • Location Monroe City, Indiana
  • Interests Car Audio, Classic Cars, Computers, R/C's, playin' with my kids, riding ATV's, chasin' the 'ol lady around the house :)
  • Vehicle 2010 Traverse, 2001 Jimmy, 2007 Grand Prix

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  1. It's definitely rare, though the forum has a member that started with 10's and switched up to 12's in the doors of a Honda, Civic I believe. The drivers were all Aura NS series woofers.
  2. I don't doubt it, it's got great extension on the top end. How's the midbass in the enclosure? I would imagine it murders the IB setup.
  3. The Evil mids can already do decent midbass duty in IB. However, if they respond in a ported enclosure the same way the woofers for my Bravox CS603CF component set did then I would HIGHLY recommend it! Like the woofers in my component set the Evil mids are xmax limited. When I was testing mine I was able to move them into the realm of over excursion and heard the coil former lightly find the back plate on a few occasions. The ported enclosures are .5cuft and tuned to 65hz. They allow the Bravox woofers to play very solid down to around 45hz (thanks to the DSP and the crossover controls available within) making it so every drum beat, bass guitar riff, and anything else that falls within its frequency range is felt every bit as much as heard. We ran it without a subwoofer for nearly a year because it didn't really need one on most material that we played. I have plans to drop the Evils in the doors to see how they perform in that alignment but I've not been able to get around to that work just yet. I would still highly recommend at least building a quick temporary enclosure just to test them out and see how you/him like them in a ported enclosure.
  4. That would be awesome if you could. I shouldn't ever have taken it out of my signature, I was just trying to update it and make it less bulky.
  5. The entire thing looks fantastic!!! There's been a ton of time and money spent on this build.
  6. Sorry, missed this in the recents list. I honestly don't know for sure, I never measured it. It ended up using a two or two and a half inch long 3/8" bolt and about eight or ten 3/8" washers. It doesn't really matter because I just added weight until I achieved the desired tuning.
  7. Welcome to the forum! That's a hell of a sub you chose!
  8. So what's the good word on these Aaron?
  9. Yep, you remember!!
  10. You said it originally to me in a pm that disappeared when the site had to be rebuilt. I had the quote in my signature for years.
  11. I don't think the Fi Alpha or SSD wouldn't be bad options either.
  12. I sure wish I hadn't decided to delete Aaron's quote to me explaining the difference between the two when I asked the same question trying to decide what to get for my Jimmy. Basically he said that the ICON can deliver lots of solid low end response, resulting in lots of smiles and that the XCON is similar but with a stronger more direct impact. He went on to describe them in terms of heavy artilery. The ICON being the shockwave you feel from the explosion and the XCON is the missile straight to the head. Damnit I sure wish I still had that quote, the way he said it was awesome.
  13. Is that foam insulation of some kind that you're making a mold or template with??
  14. Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's one of Murphys laws. lol
  15. There's a good chance you won't need the relay. Most DSP units have the remote wire to them first to delay the amps turning on to eliminate turn on pop/bump. So far the ones I've seen that have the feature power the remote out from the supplied constant 12v powering them and have higher current capacity than the HU remote. I don't know much about your particular unit so I would suggest double checking the manual or emailing the manufacturer to be certain in your case. If it doesn't have that feature then the relay is a great way to get it done.