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Subwoofer wire connecter on box

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Drew5387, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Oct 2, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    Drew5387

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    I'm currently building a sub box for my truck. I was wondering what is the best way to be able to connect the wires and disconnect them easily? For more detail, I have used the things that go on the box that have red and black clips on them, but they never are air sealed. So i can usually hear a whistle coming through that kind of connector. Is there a better way about this?
     
  2. Oct 2, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    I'm talking about this type of connector that leaks air.
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    You can silicone around the plug to seal the air out/in...but it will still not be 100% sealed due to the design of the adapter. The best way to do it, in my experience, is to decide where you want your wires to exit the box and drill a hole just big enough to slip the wires through and seal it with silicone from the inside. This will seal the hole and hold the wires in place. This will force you to use inline quick connects or hard wire to the amp.
     
  5. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    I was planning on doing that exact thing. Thank you, and you sig goes along with this! It made me laugh a little bit. I might try wrapping it in bacon...
     
  6. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Yes, sir...

    The Wichita guys are getting together this weekend, come on over!
     
  7. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    It's a 2.5 to three hour drive for me. I might be able to use the excuse "I want to go see my sister". She lives up there. Where are you guys goin?
     
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  9. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I still live at home since I am a high school student, soooo...... I may or may not be there.
    I have a great idea! How about you guys just come on down here, and we can go to snowball in Joplin, Mo. I'm so smart!
     
  10. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    Not sure yet bud, check out the thread...you've been in there before. We are going to plan our next off-road trip, I think...
     
  11. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    What is this snowball you speak of?
     
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    Haha sweeet im not the only one under 20!
     
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    Ill check out that thread. I was joking about the snowball thing btw.
     
  14. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    You gonna show up for once? :D
     
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    Hopefulyy i hope i dont have to work.. if i do i will rage...
     
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    Its a big offroading place in Joplin, Missouri. Theres not much on google about it.
     
  17. Oct 2, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    Shall we move this conversation to the wichita thread?
     
  18. Oct 2, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    Go for it
     
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    I see, I'll have to check it out. I only ever here about Tuttle Creek, Wynoka (sp), KS Rocks, and Disney...
     
  20. Oct 2, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    Yep^^
     
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