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So I went into local shop and asked some questions. Keep in mind I have not been into car audio in a serious manner since 1996.
I am going to keep the SL head unit, with 6 disc changer and steering wheel controls.
I want to try something small first. So I told install guy.
" I want 1 10, mounted in a small box in the foot well back passenger side.
Small space to work with..
15" x 13.5" by 6" or so.
going to replace front components. [6.5 mid and 1" tweet]
so will have mids and tweets and 1 10" sub. running of a 5 channel amp.
they will custom make a box for sub. and tune the port. then install amp under passenger seat. pull 6.5 mid's and tweets. line the front and rear doors. and finish install. should take 1 day.

I am excited.
will be a nice high end system, but simple and low rms wattage.
in the end no one will be able to tell by looking around car. only room I lose is passenger rear foot well which I do not use for passengers.

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subs

well there are a couple options. Pioneer makes a couple slim subs.
but looking @ JL Audio. or perhaps Rockford PS 8" sub.
I like 8" subs. but I also like 10" subs.


did you have suggestions?
install will be perhaps this month if not able to fit me in then first week of Jan.
 

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8's or 10's

well to be honest back in early 90's I used to install my own systems.
was something to do to stay out of trouble.

So back then I had a lot of systems. many 8's 10"12"15"s I even had a system that ran 1 18" sub for a bit.
I have been away from the scene since say 1996.
So this will be me getting my feet wet again so to speak, and I am looking forward to it.
I think a 8 in a sealed box on floor behind passenger seat will work great in a Veresa. The fun for me is experimenting. So we will try a sealed 8 first. then perhaps a ported 8. Shop wants to try a ported box tuned to 38 Hz. we shall see and i will of course keep you posted.
 

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floor box.

I think the box will fire down, it will have 1/4 or 1/2 legs to hold it off the floor. it will be carpeted to match my carpet, and it will be made to fit perfectly into that area. so even when you look in the window, 99.9% of people would not realize, they are not seeing an empty space there as they will on drivers side, because of the hum... put a couple items on floor behind drivers seat. perhaps a ball cap and a t shirt on the back seat, they will be drawn to look at everything except the passenger rear floor well.. we shall call this an experiment. hiding in plain site...
 
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