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15" Eclipse SW9152 in a '98 Coupe?

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Old 01-18-2007, 04:40 PM
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I have an eclipse 12 in a sealed box that fits fine.... I don't know what they suggest for a box size though.... It all depends on what style you want on how/if it will fit...
 
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Old 01-18-2007, 06:27 PM
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you can always make one yourself so that you have it the way you want it to be. Just go to home depot and get some plywood and some tools.
 
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Old 01-18-2007, 08:17 PM
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Don't listen to the guy above. If you want to make your own box, which you should. You use MDF not ply. Just google for a tutorial. I have two 15"s in a vented box with 3 cubic feet. Fits with more then enough room, but can barely get in and out of the trunk. I have a 4d 06 so my trunk is different and prolly bigger. If the opening into the trunk is really limiting your options you can just pull out the back seat and have a much bigger entrance to the trunk. Check the links below for references.

BTW I don't know much about eclipses, but that sub seems to have a foam surround. I wouldn't trust a sub, especially a 15", with a foam surround. I love my kicker CVRs they have a ribbed rubber surround which is glued and stitched to the cone. What you should do if you want to stay with that speaker is put it in a vented box and give it less power. Sealed boxes are less efficient and in my opinion don't sound as good as vented boxes, assuming you listen to rap. If you listen to rock, you defiantly shouldn't go with a 15" to begin with.

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EDIT: If your only putting one, you will defiantly have room.
 
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"dont listen to the guy above" haha that made me feel stupid haha jk. but you do agree with me when i say to make their own box. i think its cheaper that way.
 
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Old 01-19-2007, 03:30 PM
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Height is definalty the limiting factor, if I remember correctly my box is 17" tall. If it were an inch taller it wouldn't go in and out through the trunk. But also if my box was half as long, I would be putting it in differenlty and taller should be fine. I did a square port on my box, just b/c I like the way it looked. I built the box to go in my suburban, but it fits perfectly in my accord now. To keep your box short, I would put the port on the side of the box, or even on the front and off to the side. I think your best bet would be to put a long square port on the front side of the box to the side of the speaker. Here is a picture of my box, I don't have a pic of it in my accord yet. You really won't have a problem getting it into your trunk especially if your only putting one.
 
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Old 01-19-2007, 04:11 PM
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ORIGINAL: t00fatt

Sealed boxes are less efficient and in my opinion don't sound as good as vented boxes, assuming you listen to rap. If you listen to rock, you defiantly shouldn't go with a 15" to begin with.
I probably should have clarified that as well.... I listen to a lot of punk/rock so I went with a smaller box and a sealed 12", it sounded awesome and really well balanced with my Fosgate 6.5" component speakers in my civic (I didn't even have rear deck speakers at all). Boxes are all about what you like to hear....
 

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