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Wagon Subwoofer Enclosure Hideaways

Postby Kontrl » Mon May 05, 2014 6:05 pm

Hey all,

Just wondering if any of you know where I can purchase a hideaway subwoofer box for my wagon :)

Some example:
http://www.wickedcas.com/product.php?pr ... t=5&page=1
http://www.wickedcas.com/gallery/v/magi ... GIC+BOXES/

These boxes are nice, I've emailed asking if they ship to aus and if there is an opposite version for both the passenger and drivers side.

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Postby bigBADbenny » Tue May 06, 2014 8:17 am

I like it :)
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Postby tom_kauf » Thu May 15, 2014 10:25 am

WOW!! Nice find :D

Did they say if they ship to Australia? I'd join in on a group buy, even though my Polk 8" is pretty good. You can never have enough bass.

I only knew of the JL Audio ones (but they're discontinued)
http://www.crutchfield.com/ISEO-rgbtcspd/p_13694188/JL-Audio-Stealthbox-Taupe.html
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Postby tom_kauf » Thu May 15, 2014 3:49 pm

I emailed the wickedcas people, and asked for a price as well (with and without Sub). In theory, getting just the enclosure could save a LOT on postage. Then we can get the Sub locally.

Although, the only JL distributor in Aus lists the 10" JL sub that is included with both enclosures at over $800 :? We'll see what they say..

EDIT: And tbh, the JL Audio Stealth Boxea are a bit ugly. The flat top looks a bit odd, although I'm sure it has its purpose (more volume than the wickedcas one).
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Postby blacktop™ » Thu May 15, 2014 6:11 pm

Looks pretty good but damn it's expensive!

How much would a custom box cost?
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Postby Zenkiri » Thu May 15, 2014 8:59 pm

That looks real clean.
I was planning on building a box but if you get a reply on the price of the box without the sub I might be keen.

Maybe we can try to get a group buy with them and get it cheaper.
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Postby tom_kauf » Fri May 16, 2014 1:01 am

Zenkiri wrote:That looks real clean.
I was planning on building a box but if you get a reply on the price of the box without the sub I might be keen.

Maybe we can try to get a group buy with them and get it cheaper.


Just got a reply:
Shipping to Australia would be $150 with out sub and $195 with sub.

IMO it looks less boxy than the JL Audio one, but you can still get it with one of 3 excellent JL Subs. I prefer these over the JL box in terms of looks. And those sites that list the 'JL Stealthbox' (incl sub), are all $800+ (a few sites still have them, but maybe they haven't updated the status to say 'Discontinued').
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Postby tom_kauf » Fri May 16, 2014 1:02 am

So who wants to start a group-buy thread? :D
Incl shipping, it's still gonna be US$499.95 without the sub, and either US$644.95, US$694.95 or US$794.95 depending on which Sub you get. That's before we get any group-buy discount (haven't asked yet - we should try to get numbers first).

I had a quick search for the general quality of their products, and stuff like this on a 350Z Forum is common (pretty positive):
The quality was very good and it felt more solid than what I was expecting. I have seen fiberglass fabrication in the past and it was rather flimsy. This was very solid and rigid....It Produces excellent bass response...
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Postby tom_kauf » Sat May 17, 2014 10:05 am

No one? That's cool, I'm getting mine.
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Postby Evozn » Sat May 17, 2014 10:15 am

Why not just make your own? I'm making one and it's actually fun, I just followed this.
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Postby tom_kauf » Sat May 17, 2014 10:29 am

Evozn wrote:Why not just make your own? I'm making one and it's actually fun, I just followed this.
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=15098&p=226079&hilit=box+stealthy#p201718

Yeah, ideally I'd love to make one. And that guide does look good. But working 7 days a week (my workmate retired recently and hasn't been replaced) means I really should do other things 1st, in the little spare time I have.

It is a lot of money to buy one, compared to just the materials. But it's a numbers game unfortunately (DIY vs paying someone and earning money at work). Even at my fairly average pay of $25/h (increases to a x1.5 loading for Sat monring, x2.0 loading for Sat afternoon and all of Sun), the sub and enclosure has more than paid for itself by just working this weekend.
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Postby SH30RB » Sat May 17, 2014 5:41 pm

I like it a lot, this is something I want to do but I would have to have one for either side of the boot, not just the drivers side.
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Postby jax0n » Wed May 21, 2014 8:58 pm

Can't find any specs on it though :(
Anyone know their volume?
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Postby tom_kauf » Wed May 21, 2014 11:45 pm

jax0n wrote:Can't find any specs on it though :(
Anyone know their volume?

The Wicked C.A.S. ones in the original post? They say 0.65 Cubic feet (18.4L) on their website - link in the original post for Liberty Wagons. If you're going with eg one of the JL Audio subs, they have a recommended enclosure size of 0.625 cu ft (17.7L) in their tech specs. So even though the enclosures are not massive, they're basically the perfect size :).
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Postby jax0n » Thu May 22, 2014 6:27 pm

tom_kauf wrote:
jax0n wrote:Can't find any specs on it though :(
Anyone know their volume?

The Wicked C.A.S. ones in the original post? They say 0.65 Cubic feet (18.4L) on their website - link in the original post for Liberty Wagons. If you're going with eg one of the JL Audio subs, they have a recommended enclosure size of 0.625 cu ft (17.7L) in their tech specs. So even though the enclosures are not massive, they're basically the perfect size :).


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