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This is a discussion on subwoofer placement within the Electronics/Car Audio forums, part of the Interior Mods category; I've been experimenting with subwoofer placement inside my 03 WRX. the dang trunk is so airtight, and has so much ...

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    subwoofer placement

    I've been experimenting with subwoofer placement inside my 03 WRX. the dang trunk is so airtight, and has so much metal/support structure that hardly any bass reaches the cabin ... unless you fold down the middle armrest in the backseat. any ideas on getting better sound with a sub in the trunk? I've thought about putting 4 inch ports in my rear deck, but not sure if that would help, and I'm not ready to cut it up until I have some idea of the result. right now I'm using two bass tubes w 8" JL audio subs on the floor behind the front seats, and so far this has sounded best. not so good as far as looks tho. anyone have any ideas here?

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    Not sure how much room you have, but maybe custom fab a box to go under the the front seats... You would probably have to go with something smaller then JL... From what I remember they are pretty deep running subs...
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    im running 2 Fosgate 15's and have them facing into the cabin. i get pretty good sound with the arm rest up but when its down good god. Are you against putting the arm rest down?
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    not against leaving the armrest down, but one thing ... I'm in a manual sports wheelchair that comes apart, collapses, and fits in the back seats. it's just that leaving it down makes it more of a pain in the butt to put the wheels/frame into the back. I was hoping someone had tried porting their rear deck, as I am thinking about trying. getting bass to come thru that heavy-duty back seat is near impossible unless you give it a way out heh. I could make a custom enclosure to fit right behind the front seats, and face the subs up. back-seat passengers wouldn't like it much, but then again I rarely have more than one passenger anyways.

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