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Vendor Here come the boom!

Discussion in 'California' started by Joseph Torbati, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. Joseph Torbati

    Joseph Torbati Local Vendor - NorCal

    Sep 3, 2014
    Bay Area
    #1 Joseph Torbati, Mar 12, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2016
    Here comes the boom!

    With Tesla’s being so quite, we’ve had quite a few customers express interest in audio upgrades. Being partners with Walnut Creek Customs we had a solution for this! We did this set up on both cars with and with out the audio upgrade and it made a huge difference!

    For equipment we decided to use a JL Audio 8w3 paired to JL HX300.1

    This amp is made to be extremely efficient and put no extra draw on the electric system.
    The best location seemed to be the the rear cubby. This is the most popular location for after market subs, but we didn't want lose any cargo space. This is why we went with an 8' sub. The 8w3 from JL sounds greats and after hearing it.. You would never guess it was just one 8 in woofer!
    With specs taken we started building!
    When making a custom enclosure we use fleece material to lay fiber glass resin on. It lets us make an exact fit!
    Mounting the woofer prior to glass to make sure its a snug fit in the car while staying flush.
    Time to get messy! Starting the fiber glass process.
    After the fiber glass hardens we reinforce it with bondo. Its really important for sound quality to have no flex in the custom enclosure. Also with this we could sand it and paint it!
    No one will ever see this but it looks amazing!
    And done! We decided to leather wrap the box and make the accent ring color matched to the interior. We've since done 4 of these installs.
    The way we wire and and hide everything you would think it all came with the car. Even the amp is snuggly hidden in the dash and minus the JL Audio name it looks like it belongs.
    This MS was had the option alcantara head liner so instead of leather we finshed the box with same material. And being this was a midnight metallic we went with a billet brushed inset ring.
    This one was leather wrapped with alcantara inset ring!
    We can customize this several different ways. And unlike a lot of the pre fab subs for MS this is a completely covered unit and flush with side wall. So no risk of damaging the sub with a trunk full of cargo and no room lost for hauling. This System can be installed with or with out the audio upgrade from the factory and sounds great with both. Along with being to still use factory control to turn base up and down we hide a bass remote with in driver reach to turn the sub up or down.

    P.S. Done shots of the cars! All 3 of these got full paint corrections, nano coatings, and about 60% Xpel coverage.

    Thanks for looking
    Joseph Torbati
    Bay Area OCDetail
  2. JPP

    JPP Active Member

    Feb 4, 2013
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Outstanding! Added value for your loyal (...and soon to be loyal) clients. Please also note that Dan (the install wizard) can do dash cams like the Blackvue dual front-rear. Something you all should consider given some of the threads posted here with accidents, brake checking, and hit-and-runs.

    BTW I'm just a happy (...and loyal) spiffs for me.
  3. CQuartz Finest

    Mar 12, 2015
    Longwood, Florida
    Looks great Joe!
  4. 5thumbs

    5thumbs Member

    Nov 7, 2015
    San Mateo, CA
    Wow! I will have to come in to check this out. Thanks for posting

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