Hello all! This is our new work! Pretty fast SAAB TurboX wants pretty good sound system!

We had some rules- save trunk space, save weight, and system must look as OEM as it possible!

So, lets start! Here the specs

Head unit -Kenwood

Front speakers- Focal Performance PS 165 F3

Subwoofer- JL Audio 10TW3

Amplifiers

JL Audio XD400/4 for front speakers

JL Audio XD600/1 for subwoofer

Cables and wires- WIREZ, Stinger

First, we need to run the 0Ga power cable throug firewall to battery

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Next- wires to door speakers

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Now-front doors  sound insulation

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Here the speakers pictures. Feel the difference

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Mdranges will be placed in dash

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Door speakers

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Tweeters on midranges grill (Sorry we forgot to take a photo 😀 )

So, time to build subwoofer enclosure and amprack.

We`ve used 3/4 MDF for subwoofer enclosure and 1/2 for amprack covers.

First attempt

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Subwoofer box will be fitted behind the rear seats.

Still building…

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This how it looks in the trunk

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You can see the shape on back wall. This is how will fitted amps and crossovers

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Sub box wrapped with gray carpet and we need to connect some wires

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Sub in the cabin

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After that, time for side covers (1/2 MDF)

 

 

 

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Looks good! Carpet time!

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And we almost done! Front cover will be fit on center and hide all wires and holes. And it must looks perfect!

So- cutting and sanding sanding sanding!

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We decided to use 3M 3D carbon vinyl Instead carpet

Looks good!  yes?

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We glad to make our customer happy! 😉