Sentra Installation (step by step gallery)

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This gallery highlights a decent sized Street A compatible system installed into a 1994 Nissan Sentra/Pulsar. It produced 146db from its two 10" woofers and 2000WRMS amplifier.

 

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{vsig_c}0|ap101.jpg|The Car|Just a normal 1994 Sentra sedan{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap102.jpg|The Trunk|Looks a bit empty, lets fill it with something{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap103.jpg|Baffle|Marked out for 2x 10" woofers and a single 6" port in the middle{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap104.jpg|Guide Hole|Need to punch the starter (guide) hole to get the jigsaw blade through to start cutting{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap105.jpg|Two down|One to go. The baffles been cut and tap holes for the subs made{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap106.jpg|Side panels|Side panels cut and ready to go. These are made from recycled MDF (chopped up old enclosures){/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap107.jpg|Test Fit|Everything is fitting together nicely on the test fit{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap108.jpg|Laminating|Recycling old 16mm MDF by laminating (gluing) two sheets together with PVA{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap109.jpg|Laying the second sheet|Adding the second sheet of 16mm MDF to the lamination{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap110.jpg|Secure the Sheets|Using a few short screws, we can secure the laminated sheets together{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap111.jpg|All Assembled|Enclosure fully assembled, with builders caulk to smooth the joins{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap112.jpg|Interior|Aside from caulking the screw holes, you can also see the 45 degree corners inside the box and smoothly laminated back wall{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap113.jpg|Painting|Time to dress it up with water based acrylic house paint{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap114.jpg|Mounting Subs|Mounting the subs into the enclosure{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap115.jpg|Fully Loaded|Subs & port installed and all painted up. Cleaning dust from surrounds with a moist cloth{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap116.jpg|Finishing Touch|Manufacturers logo (Atomic Loudspeakers) finishes off the decorations nicely{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap117.jpg|Amp Mounting|JBL BPx2200.1 installed onto the back of the enclosure to keep it out of harms way{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap118.jpg|Cabling|Time to install this entire spool of cable{/vsig_c}

 {vsig_c}0|ap119.jpg|Battery|Upgraded street beater battery, Monster Cable clamps and plenty of 0g{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap120.jpg|Wiring Harness|Positive power feeds for the amplifier{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap121.jpg|Earthing|Earthing points in the rear near amp{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap122.jpg|All installed|Box, amp, subs, and caling all installed into the car, ready to rumble{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap123.jpg|Cheap Headunit|An SPL headunit doesnt need to be expensive, this is a basic Pioneer remote control compatible one{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap124.jpg|CD Stacker|Stackers are valuable for SPL because they resist skipping so much better than the indash unit. This one was second hand from eBay{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|ap125.jpg|Finished|Everything installed and booming happily!{/vsig_c}