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Old 11-22-2018, 01:49 PM
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I've been out of the Car audio scene for a long time, but I have been recently working on my newly acquired R53 that has a decent HK system in it and since it's turned into just a fun car I can't stop modifying in the performance department I've been thinking of my desire to have some Morel elates on the high and mid end, but I don't desire a big heavy bass setup. I noticed Morel has amps now, but I'm not sure if they are as good as their speakers, but I do have a PPI PCX 4125 in perfect condition sitting in a box, but as good of an amp as it is it's huge for a mini, but it's a class A amp. I'm not sure if it's the ideal amp to be using, and not sure if the alternator is up to handling a power hungry class A amp.
I do know I want the Morel 2 ways for sure. I know being a performance oriented build, I'' say it again, I don't want a big sub box in the back, but I want some bass. Are there any options out there now for a shallow fiberglass enclosure that could be built under the seats to extend to the rear seat wall. I will never have back seat passengers so I'm thinking about doing a rear seat delete and making an amp rack to house one or two amps.
Old 11-26-2018, 10:19 PM
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There is essentially no space under the seats, or behind them unless you are a legless midget. I am marginally happy with the CDT 6x9 bass drivers in the rear mounts (PO butchered things so really should have welded some fresh mount plates in, ugh), but if you want a 'real' sub of any sort you are going to be carrying a box around.

No accounting for taste, but class A and the automotive environment (limited power, poor ventilation) are a terrible combination. 8)

Do note that there's very little space in the front doors. You can get away with a 1" spacer, assuming you're willing to rework the stock grilles, or (*shudder*) you are somehow happy mounting your drivers to the door card. The Elate 6.5s claim a 2.4" mount depth, which will probably *just* fit on a spacer.
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