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post #1 of 8 Old 08-06-2012, 01:15 PM - Thread Starter
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I'd like to add a subwoofer for a Toyota Highlander, somewhere in the back, without sacrificing cargo/hauling space.

Anyone do something like this? What size is needed for an SUV?

For reference, I have a custom built 15" Sub for HT, but I heard you can get by with much smaller for car audio. Thanks!
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You may be better off posting this in the car audio section, but the DIYers here will probably give you a hand as well.

Check this one out from Bill's site. It's his AutoTuba.



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The rss390ho 15 does well in a small sealed enclosure.


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You may be better off posting this in the car audio section, but the DIYers here will probably give you a hand as well.
Check this one out from Bill's site. It's his AutoTuba.
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Thanks, didn't even know it existed! This one is my go-to forum. I just posted in Car Audio. That AutoTuba looks like a beast!
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The rss390ho 15 does well in a small sealed enclosure.

Oh yeah, that's right! I'm using the RF at home and it is bigger than those mini-fridges you see in dorm rooms!
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just do this:

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You may be better off posting this in the car audio section, but the DIYers here will probably give you a hand as well.
Check this one out from Bill's site. It's his AutoTuba.
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gah I want to build two of those for my epic 8s i have
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Thanks, didn't even know it existed! This one is my go-to forum. I just posted in Car Audio. That AutoTuba looks like a beast!

it's the total opposite of a beast. An Alpine Type R 12 that can be had for as little as $99 in a sealed box with a 500 watt amp will have more output and take up less space. Even the 10 would be better. If you want a real small box look at the kicker L7 8 inch. The box can be as small as .33 CU. FT the 10 10 .66 CU. FT.
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