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Old 08-14-2002, 09:22 PM
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I'm thinking of building an enclosure around my amp so it looks like its flush to the side of my trunk and to hide the wires. I'm just wondering what kind of material you would use to do that? is there anywhere i could buy the same kind of carpeted panneling thats in my trunk (whats that called anyways?)? What do you guys use??
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Old 08-15-2002, 06:34 AM
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car audio places do sell carpeting that is the same color as most trunks. you can use something like .5 mdf.
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Old 08-15-2002, 06:42 AM
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yea man u can get carpeting from most car audio places.. i would suggest 3/4 mdf.. it can be had at home depot, loews, etc.
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Old 08-15-2002, 07:00 AM
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.75 is pretty thick, and they can get pretty heavy. i mean i chose .5 because its only holding up an amp.
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Old 08-15-2002, 08:52 AM
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0.5" mdf for building the rack, and 1/4" or even 1/8" for trimming it up...anything else is overkill, a pain in the ass to work with, and heavy IMO
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Old 08-15-2002, 09:30 AM
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cool thanks guys- that'll be my project this weekend :)
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Old 08-16-2002, 07:17 PM
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I am gonna try usin cardboard to make the shape, and then use the extra 3/4" mdf i have or some plywood, but I think 1/2" would be best.
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