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Old 08-05-2002, 06:11 AM
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can I seal up ports in a box or should I just go and get a new box? How do I accomplish this? Im thinkin a ton of silicon glue and some perfectly cut plywood or something....

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Old 08-05-2002, 07:10 AM
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best to just get a new box. most ported boxes aren't sealed around the edges as well anyway
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Old 08-05-2002, 09:59 AM
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yes I'd just spend the extra $20-30 for a new box
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Old 08-05-2002, 10:37 AM
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Originally posted by /^Blackmagik^\
best to just get a new box. most ported boxes aren't sealed around the edges as well anyway
A ported box is just as succeptible to leaks as any sealed box is.

Taken from JL's site...

Sealing the Box
Whether you are planning to use a bandpass, ported or sealed box, sealing the edges is very important (isn't everything?). The first step to take in assuring a good tight seal at all joints is to use copious amounts of wood glue. Don't be shy with it--keep a wet rag handy to wipe up the excess. Like bracing, you can never use too much.


Even if you blocked the ports, I doubt that the ported (no sealed) enclosure will be the proper size.
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Old 08-05-2002, 10:39 AM
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make a new box.
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Old 08-05-2002, 09:37 PM
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new box LOL just bought it today and it made a WORLD of a difference. Sounds like an entirely new system :p
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hhaha..cool.

subs need to be in the right enclosure to sound good.
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Originally posted by WiLL
hhaha..cool.

subs need to be in the right enclosure to sound good.
its amazing as to how different it sounds. That was a reeeeally crappy box. Man I can't even BELIEVE anyone would have had subs in that thing.


oh BTW Im selling it :rofl: :down:
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on ebay..."fast and furious subwoofer box" =P
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Originally posted by WiLL
on ebay..."fast and furious subwoofer box" =P
nah I'll put JDM Type R subwoofer box. Straight from JDM land never used. Adds 50 hp do to it's light weight structure :rofl: OH and it's carbon fiber with carpet and wood veneer for the sleeper look :chuckles:
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