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Focal, Mosconi, Illusion and Helix build

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Will you be adding a cover of some sort just in case you need to carry something in back?
Its hard to see in the pic but that entire setup is below the load floor. The stock cover actually still fits into place. One of the things I am most loving about this build is how completely stealth it is. There is ZERO indication that anything isn't OEM until you start looking REAL closely at things.
 

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@UNBROKEN I do have a question though. why three amps? mind sharing how you set up your audio channels and what signals are going where?
The Pro 1/10 feeds the sub. The 2/10 is for the midbass and the 4/10 is for the midranges and tweeters. Each driver is on its own amp channel and ran active through a Helix DSP.3
 

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When I installed the midbass’ in the doors I didn’t think to measure how far behind the door panel they sit. They’re back almost 2”. Since the general consensus was the closer the better and with a combination of adapters from MTI for 8” drivers and 6.5-8” aluminum adapters from EBay I’ll push them out 1.5” closer. I have to leave some space for excursion. I’m also replacing the OCF Stinger Fast Rings that seal the driver to the door with CCF rings from Sound Skins.
The MTI 8” adapter and beveled aluminum adapter will open up behind the driver so I’m not sticking it in a tunnel and choking it off. The aluminum rings will be deadened with 1lb of stick on wheel weights plus some CLD so they don’t ring or make any noises I don’t want made. Will it make a difference? I dunno…but I’ll sleep better. 9F8C5269-F314-49F8-BB88-00585ECCCF57.jpeg E42D7BEE-2319-4988-8AEF-23CD07DE15C6.jpeg D0CBFAF5-AC3C-445B-8ED7-5BF6034CD087.jpeg 5B59C4FE-4CD8-47E8-950B-A9DA1D51402D.jpeg 43E3A379-ABEA-4416-A8FA-7FCCA4090052.jpeg 4DB3EEF8-DAFC-4D32-895E-65FDC8EEF3CE.jpeg 80FC647F-5B8D-4C30-99EA-BCC9FA34EFF9.jpeg C267AEB2-BCAE-4DAA-AA08-EADAF40D7048.jpeg
 

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Well…didn’t go exactly as planned. Got one side together with the aluminum adapter and it was too close to the inner door for my comfort…so I stacked both adapters and moved it out an inch instead which is fine because I was off in my original measurement anyway. It’s still in about the same place I thought it would be. 2360DE46-E449-47B8-9D7C-B88FF05998DB.jpeg
 

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Either of those are substantially more shallow than the midbass I run now. The 8WM has a small neo magnet and the C8 has a completely inverted motor.
 


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